On this page you will get advice and tips on how to write a modern Office Assistant resume that shows you as the best candidate for a vacancy. You will also find pre-written resume examples and links to other related resources.

When applying for a clerical job always shows your experience of and ability to support the daily administrative activities of a busy office. In your resume mention how you can competently answer phone, greet guests, write emails and organise files.


Office Assistant resume example for 2024


Karen Brown
Dayjob Limited
The Big Peg
120 Vyse Street
Birmingham B18 6NF
T: 0044 123 456 7890
E: info@dayjob.com


A high achiever who is able to provide complex and diverse clerical support to office managers, secretary’s and the reception team. Karen has the required administrative skills and knowledge that you are looking for in a candidate. She has experience of typing, transcription, file management, scheduling appointments, handling invoices and ordering office supplies. As a focused individual who is not easily distracted she has the ability to work well under pressure and as part of a team. Right now she is looking for an exciting opportunity to work for a friendly firm that has an interesting work environment.



OFFICE ASSISTANT – January 2010 – present
Employers name – Coventry
Responsible for assisting with a variety of office duties such as filing, database entry, faxing and photocopying.


  • Performing a variety of general office support duties.
  • Running general errands for more senior members of staff.
  • Editing documents for grammar and punctuation, etc.
  • Reception duties such as greeting and looking after visitors.
  • Scheduling appointments for senior managers.
  • Assisting with internet searches.
  • Answering the phone and dealing with enquiries.
  • Making sure that the day-to-day office tasks are done properly.
  • Collecting and distributing the post.
  • Taking notes or minutes at meetings.
  • Screening telephone calls.
  • Monitoring office stationary and then ordering supplies when stocks are low.
  • Writing reports and correspondence.
  • Handling incoming and outgoing telephone calls.
  • Making the tea and providing refreshments for other staff.
  • Maintaining office equipment such as photocopiers and computers.
  • Taking messages and transferring calls.
  • Drafting internal memos.

OFFICE CLERK – May 2008 – January 2010
Employers name – Birmingham

CASHIER – July 2007 – May 2008
Employers name – Birmingham




  • Familiar with data entry and the maintenance of automated documentation.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.


  • Having a positive attitude at all times.
  • Having a contagious and positive work ethic, along with the ability to inspire others.



Telephone Skills
Documentation Skills



Central Birmingham University – Business Degree 2003 – 2007
Aston College – HND 2001 – 2003
Coventry School; O levels Maths (A) English (B) Geography (B) Physics (A)



Available on request.





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