Office Manager Resume Example Plus Keywords

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The following is an example of a resume for an office manager or administrative assistant. 

Administrative Assistant / Office Manager Resume Example

John Applicant
123 Main Street
Albany, NY 12345
(111) (111 -1111)


Office Manager
National Painting Society, New York, NY
June 20XX - Present

  • Maintain office library, including cataloging, distribution, and record keeping
  • Keep inventory and order tools for office functionality
  • Manage members, including email reminders, member roster, and records of financial dues
  • Assist with planning and execution of all society events
  • Co-developed an improved, streamlined webpage for new users, receiving positive feedback from all users polled
  • Manage summer interns including interviewing, tasks delegation, and scheduling

Administrative Assistant
Saratoga Springs City Hall, Saratoga Springs, NY
September 20XX- May 20XX

  • Assisted hundreds of clients daily via email, phone, and in person; responsible for directing clients to appropriate department and answering all general questions
  • Performed filing, data management, drafting and editing short office memos
  • Assisted with all other office administrative duties

Office Assistant
Registrar, ABC College, Saratoga Springs, NY
September 20XX- May 20XX

  • Inputted all data into registrar database
  • Scheduled appointments and assisted students with registration and finding information
  • Received award for outstanding work ethic in April 20XX


Hunter College
May 20XX
Bachelor of Arts in English, department honors
Minor in Business Administration


  • Experience with maintaining office budget
  • Ability to work with several operating systems, including Windows, Mac OSX and Linux
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

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    Administrative Assistant Keywords

    Use these keywords and keyword phrases when writing administrative assistant resumes and cover letters to help ensure your application gets noticed by hiring managers.

    A - E

    • Accuracy 
    • Adaptability
    • Always Reporting for Work on Time
    • Anticipating The Needs of Supervisors
    • Attention to Detail
    • Calming Dissatisfied Clients
    • Composing Effective Correspondence
    • Consistently Meeting Deadlines 
    • Controlling Expenses
    • Creating Attractive Presentation Slides
    • Creating Complex Macros
    • Customer Service 
    • Dependability
    • Efficiencies 
    • Enhancing Quality
    • Excellent Command of the English Language
    • Explaining Clearly

    F - O

    • Friendly
    • Flexibility
    • Graphic Design
    • Greeting Visitors Warmly
    • Highly Organized
    • Identifying Optimal Suppliers
    • Interfacing Effectively with Diverse Personalities
    • Juggling Competing Priorities
    • Learning New Technology Quickly
    • Maintaining  Confidentiality
    • Managing Databases
    • Meticulous
    • Microsoft Access
    • Microsoft Excel
    • Microsoft Word
    • Orchestrating Events
    • Organizing Meetings
    • Outstanding Attendance Record

    P - R

    • Personable Phone Manner
    • Politically Savvy
    • Positive Attitude
    • PowerPoint
    • Precision
    • Prioritizing Tasks
    • Problem Solving
    • Producing a High Volume of Work
    • Professional Dress and Demeanor
    • Proofreading Documents
    • Protecting Supervisors
    • Quality Control
    • Resolving Complaints

    S - Z

    • Saving Money
    • Screening Calls and Visitors
    • Serving Multiple Supervisors
    • Streamlining
    • Taking Initiative
    • Team Oriented
    • Thriving on Pressure
    • Time Management
    • Troubleshooting 
    • Unflappable
    • Verbal Communication
    • Web Design
    • Working Independently

    Please Note: Samples are provided for guidance only. The provided information, including samples and examples, is not guaranteed for accuracy or legality. Letters and other correspondence should be edited to fit your personal situation.

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