Administrative Assistant Skills for your CV in the Admin, Secretarial & Pa Industry

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Administrative Assistant Skills List in the Admin, Secretarial & Pa Industry

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Administrative Assistant role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Administrative Assistant job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 40% of Administrative Assistant job descriptions contained administrative as a required skill.

Skills

Popularity

administrative
40%
admin
31%
administration
22%
communication skills
16%
administrator
13%
excel
10%
administrative assistant
10%
office support
10%
time management
7%
recruitment
7%
organization
7%
scheduling
7%
data entry
7%
pa
7%
clerk
7%
customer service
7%
word
7%
general admin
7%
organisational skills
7%
office administration
7%
transport
4%
data input
4%
office administrator
4%
case management
4%
transport admin
4%
west yorkshire
4%
data
4%
higher education
4%
secretarial
4%
huddersfield
4%
debt
4%
marketing campaigns
4%
secretary
4%
attention to detail
4%
general administration
4%
enquiries
4%
charity
4%
copying
4%
student administration
4%
records
4%
spreadsheets
4%
laminating
4%
calls
4%
microsoft office
4%
previous experience in a similar role
4%
projects
4%
queries
4%
multi tasking
4%
admin assistant
4%
research
4%
schools
4%
telephone manner
4%
hybrid
4%
business support coordinator
4%
stakeholders
4%
sims
4%
microsoft applications
4%
minutes
4%
clerical
4%
order fulfillment
4%
ms office
4%
microsoft
4%
assistant
4%
orders
4%
office admin
4%
driving licence
4%
phone
4%
supply chain
4%
good admin skills
4%
practice
4%
methodical
4%
reception
4%
co-ordinator
4%
diary management
4%
sales admin
4%
manchester
4%

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