An Administrator is an organised individual who provides administrative support to an office or a Manager or Director etc. The role of an Administrator will include typing, filing, ordering office supplies and general things for an office, dealing with the post, diary management, organising meetings etc. This will all depend on the size of the company that you work for. The smaller the company the more hands-on work you will do and the more varied your role will be.
You will need to be very organised and efficient. You will need to have a good telephone manner and be able to communicate well with others. You will need to be able to work well on your own as well as part of a team and to give and accept direction and instructions when given.
If you are in the process of applying for a job, please see the below CV example which you can use as a guide:
Administrator CV Example
I am an organized individual who enjoys completing tasks and making lists of things to do to ensure that I get my admin work done on time. I thrive off new challenges and working to tight deadlines.
I have excellent time management skills, and I enjoy communicating with all personnel. I have excellent verbal and written skills and pay great attention to detail in my work.
I have experience in taking minutes at meetings, formatting documents, setting up new systems and ways of working within the office. I like to ensure that the office where I work is organized and efficient and that the people who I am supporting have a good level of service.
Date to Date or To Date – Administrator – Where?
In my role as Administrator, I provide admin support to my Managers and my team. My responsibilities include:
Typing letters and documents
Answering the telephone and passing on calls, messages
Dealing with the post
Looking after the office equipment
Make enquiries, appointments etc
University, College, School – For all include titles/subjects and qualifications.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Computer skills – MS Office, Excel??? Any qualifications or courses that would be beneficial to the company, time management etc.
Training courses that you have been on yourself.
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
What do you like to do outside of work?
Available on request.