Assistant Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Admin, Secretarial & Pa

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Assistant Skills List in Admin, Secretarial & Pa

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Assistant role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Assistant job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 32% of Assistant job descriptions contained admin as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

admin
32%
executive assistant
27%
administrator
22%
secretary
22%
pa
22%
personal assistant
22%
birmingham
16%
ea
16%
admin assistant
16%
administration
16%
administration assistant
16%
office assistant
16%
business administrator
11%
diary management
11%
case management
11%
office coordinator
11%
communication skills
11%
receptionist
11%
junior pa
11%
microsoft office
11%
organisational skills
11%
support administrator
11%
secretarial
11%
administrative assistant
11%
legal pa
6%
reception administrator
6%
legal personal assistant
6%
calendar
6%
office administration assistant
6%
asset management
6%
inbox
6%
office administrator
6%
bradford
6%
team assistant
6%
leeds
6%
pontefract
6%
office manager
6%
wakefield
6%
p.a
6%
west yorkshire
6%
administrative
6%
public sector
6%
assistant
6%
business support
6%
reception
6%
administration clerk
6%
legal secretary
6%
legal executive assistant
6%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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