secretary Resume Sample
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only. As with the Receptionist example, focus heavily on your duties and
experience. Use your history and skill set
to flesh out your resume opting for a professional, attractive layout. Ensure
you highlight your achievements early if possible.
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High Street, Wellington NZ
0420 5555 8888
Secretary providing excellence in all office administration duties. Understands
the importance of confidentiality, especially with information of a sensitive
nature. Keen to learn and develop existing skill-set.
“Pitman Shorthand | Full Microsoft Suite | Audiotyping
120wpm | MYOB Bookkeeping”
GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL
2015 to Present
Assisted management with various administrative tasks including
enrolments, assemblies, distribution of materials and school fee payments.
- Assist Senior
Secretary with day-to-day office operation
telephones, scheduling appointments and maintaining electronic filingsystems
- Typed various
correspondence and reports from Pitman shorthand and Dictaphone transcripts
within set timeframes to100% accuracy
- Assisted with
recruiting new staff
- Data entry of accounts, managing incoming and
outgoing mail and banking duties
2011 to Dec 2014
Manage office including accounts, schedules and
staff roster. Process and distribute pay checks. Maintain all school schedules
relating to classroom assistance, pupil early release permits and all field
- Typing of all
school correspondence and reports using Pitman shorthand
including budgeting, supply orders and requisitions.
telephones and scheduling appointments
Wellington Polytechnic – Business Administration
“Pitman Shorthand | Full
Microsoft Suite | Audiotyping 120wpm | MYOB Bookkeeping”
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10 POINTS TO REMEMBER
- Set aside several hours to write a powerful resume.
- You will need quiet space and a computer with Word (recommended) or similar.
- Use job descriptions and old resumes to jog your memory.
- Is this a career change for you? What skills can you transfer over?
- Expand on your duties in detail.
- Ensure the layout is attractive
- Write a compelling summary.
- Use bullet points.
- Proofread for sense, accuracy, spelling and grammar x 3.
- Add a well-written cover letter using your strengths to target the role on offer.
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