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Include These Office Associate Skills
- Telephone system management
- Writing correspondence and memos
- Calendar/schedule management
- Mail distribution
- Supply/inventory control
- Correspondence and reports
- Staff assistance and support
- Troubleshooting and issue resolution
- Client service/communications
- Project management
- Process/procedure improvement
Below, you will find a sample cover letter for an Office Associate with relevant experience and abilities included.
Dear Ms. Litwin:
Upon learning of your posting for an Office Associate, I hastened to submit my resume for your review. As a highly organized professional with comprehensive administrative support experience and exceptional interpersonal abilities, I am prepared to significantly contribute to your company’s goals and objectives and support your front office team.
My background includes more than 11 years of experience supporting high-level employees and office managers in overarching administrative operations while driving efficiency and productivity within fast-paced environments. From performing bookkeeping operations and preparing correspondence and reports to coordinating employee workflows and driving key process improvements, I excel at prioritizing tasks, collaborating with peers and staff, and enforcing effective organizational processes and procedures.
Highlights of my experience include…
Overseeing administrative support—including front desk reception, billing, correspondence, mail distribution, supply orders, and client service—while developing and implementing strategic process changes to ensure maximum efficiency and productivity while reducing expenses.
Delivering key assistance in organizational areas such as human resources, business office operations, and staff training and development.
Managing complex calendars and schedules for up to 15 C-level executives while maintaining discretion with sensitive, confidential matters.
Serving as the primary resource for office information for staff, providing referrals, directions, and general assistance as needed/requested.
Demonstrating unparalleled dedication to providing outstanding administrative support for senior leadership teams in both corporate and medical office environments while streamlining operations and achieving organizational success.
Excelling at balancing multiple tasks within deadline-driven environments while providing top-level organization and communication skills and improving operational systems.
My skills in office management and general administrative support are finely honed, and I am confident my additional strengths will readily translate to your environment. The chance to offer more insight into my qualifications would be appreciated.
Thank you for your consideration; I look forward to speaking with you soon.
Vivian B. Powell