Administrative assistant or also known as secretary, office clerk, or receptionist is a person who performs organizational tasks or routines clerical. There are various tasks that are performed by administrative assistant from organizing files, drafting messages, scheduling appointments, even to supporting other staffs. Even though the administrative assistant works in almost every types of industry, there are many of them who are also concentrated in hospitals, schools, government agencies, medical offices, and legal offices. Administrative assistants usually works with computer software in order to create spreadsheets, manage database, compose messages, and creates documents, reports, and other types of presentations.
Administrative assistants usually also negotiates with vendors, manage stockrooms, buy supplies, corporate libraries, and achieve data from various sources as well. For those of you who want to apply for a job as administrative assistant, you could use the sample of cover letter below to create your own cover letter.
I am writing this letter in order to express my interest to work at your company as administrative assistant. I found the information about this vacancy on the advertisement that you place on newspaper today. I am an experienced administrative professional and also highly capable. As addition to my administrative skills, I offer remarkable experiences and abilities in organizing the confidentiality of documents as my top priority. I also have good skills to prepare projects and reports in detail as well. My ability to work in team, to make adjustments that are necessary to meet deadlines, and coordinate effectively with fast paced environment have all contribute for my growth in administrative field. My employers also place significant degrees of trust in me.
I have successfully achieved my Masters of Arts at Birmingham College. After graduation, I go on my new journey and have the opportunity to work at New Mexico Community Hospital where I get great deal of knowledge and achieved huge insight about the administrative field. My time at New Mexico Community Hospital allowed me to work together with senior administrators on various tasks including the ones that are related to finances, patient satisfaction and process of care, human resources, and corporate compliance. I am currently work as executive assistant at American Business Association where I acquire good knowledge about the principles and practices of planning, association, wide ranging administration, and records management. My writing ability and my analytical skills are also enhanced as well.
I believe that my skills and background will meet your job requirements and I am also confident that I can make great contribution for your company.
Thank you for your time to review my resume. I look forward to discussing about my contribution with you.
You can use this sample as a reference to create your own administrative assistant cover letter. If you want to have this letter written in Microsoft Word, you can download it below.
Cover Letter - Administrative Assistant (23.4 KiB, 345 hits)