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Secretary resume sample

Dot your i's and cross your t's for a perfect resume.

Secretary resume sample

An ideal resume should be able to multitask as well as you do. A resume should neatly organize your skills, describe your experience and highlight your achievements in such a way that a hiring manager sits up and takes notice, says resume expert Kim Isaacs. To be a successful candidate for secretary jobs, view this sample resume for a secretary that Isaacs created below, or download the secretary resume template in Word. 

Additionally, you can search for secretary jobs  on Monster.


Secretary resume template

Charles Brexler
Sometown, KS 55555 | 555-555-5555 | | LinkedIn URL


  • Technically skilled administrative support professional valued for multitasking strengths, organizational abilities and diplomatic handling of confidential
  • Advanced command of MS Office along with strong business and financial management skills. Leverage technology to elevate efficiencies, boost productivity, save costs and improve processes.
  • Loyal and resourceful professional known for commitment to exceeding employer expectations.



  • Office Management
  • Bookkeeping, A/R & A/P
  • Financial Reporting
  • Records Management
  • Executive & Administrative Support
  • Customer Relations & Communications
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Scheduling & Calendar Management
  • Meeting & Event Planning
  • Spreadsheets & Data Entry
  • Payroll Administration
  • Project Management

Corporate Experience

ABC COMPANY (Sometown, KS)
Secretary to CEO and CFO, 5/09 to Present  •  Receptionist, 6/07 to 5/09

Promoted to serve as “right hand” to senior executives. Oversee office management, customer relations, accounts payable/receivable, payroll, HR benefits, tax filing and special project management.

Key Contributions:

  • Entrusted to manage high-priority projects, including office downsizings, relocations throughout the Midwest and launch of applicant tracking system that accelerated job-fill times by 25%.
  • Led vendor sourcing and negotiations to capture $275K in annual cost savings. Negotiated favorable rates and terms for software licenses, office supplies, corporate travel and insurance premiums.
  • Managed A/P, A/R, and reconciliation activities; coordinated tax filings; served as point-person and facilitator for valuation and year-end audits; and supported accounting manager in daily, monthly, quarterly and annual reporting.

DEF COMPANY (Sometown, KS)
Secretary, 5/02 to 6/07

Provided administrative support for senior managers that included coordinating calendars; arranging travel; and creating reports, spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations and board meeting minutes.

Key Contributions:

  • Repeatedly praised for keeping executive offices running smoothly. Handled broad responsibilities; fielded an array of requests from internal/external customers; and thrived within busy environment requiring the ability to prioritize and manage concurrent projects.
  • Assisted recruiters and HR managers with human resources functions, including payroll administration, applicant screening, insurance renewals and review of $2M in annual premiums.

XYZ COLLEGE (Sometown, KS)
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Kansas Notary Public (current)

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