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Administrative Assistant

Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
January 21, 2018

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Chelsea Large **** Cathcart BLVD 519-***-****

Dear Hiring Manager,

Your job posting for Administrative Assistant caught my attention. My work experience to date has equipped me with a multitude of general administrative skills that make me an ideal candidate for your position. Please consider my credentials as outlined below and within the enclosed resume.

I have four years work experience as a receptionist where I was responsible for handling all calls and visitors in addition to providing extensive organizational and administrative support.

Among my strengths are my organizational and planning skills. I have developed several processes to manage my many work tasks and make sure I meet the demands of a fast-paced work environment. I utilize technology to assist me wherever possible and have a good working knowledge of many computer applications including MS Office.

My strong communication skills and an outgoing, energetic personality ensure first-rate customer service to both clients and colleagues, as well as preserve confidentiality of clients and customers. I thoroughly enjoy dealing with a wide variety of people and take pride in what I do.

Please contact me via phone or email to arrange a convenient time for us to meet.

Thank you for your time and consideration and I look forward to speaking with you soon.


Chelsea Large

Chelsea Large


Chelsea Large 1072 Cathcart BLVD 519-***-****


Driven, detail-oriented professional with 10 years of experience looking to apply clerical and organizational skills as an Administrative Assistant at your company.


Northern Collegiate and Vocational School

June 2012 Diploma


Bayview Chrysler Dodge 255 Indian Road S

Appointment Coordinator & E-Lead Department September 2016 – Current

No Frills 889 Exmouth St.

Cashier November 2015 – December 2016

Sarnia Tax Service 112 Mitton St. N

Receptionist February 2015 – April 2016

Temporary position during Tax Season via Express Professional Employment

Residence on the St. Clair 170 Front St. S

Receptionist June 2015 – September 2015

Temporary position via Express Professional Employment

Lambton Mall 1380 London Rd

Receptionist/ Guest Service Representative March 2013 – October 2014

Ardene 1380 London Rd

Customer Service Representative August 2009 – September 2011

New York Fries 1380 London Rd

Customer Service June 2007 – August 2011

Administrative Skills

oProven work experience in similar roles.

oProficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

oComplete data entry into software programs such as Excel, PBS

oProfessional appearance.

oSolid communication skills both written and verbal.

oPerform other clerical receptionist’s duties such as filing, photocopying, collating, faxing etc.

oPreserve confidentiality.

oAbility to be resourceful and proactive in dealing with issues as they arise.

oAbility to organize multitasks, prioritize and work under pressure.

oServe visitors by greeting, welcoming, directing and announcing them appropriately.

oAnswer, screen and forward any incoming phone calls while providing basic information when needed.

oTook verbal and written messages and transmitted them to exact person/destination.

oReceive and sort daily mail/deliveries/couriers.

oAccepted letters and packages delivered to the front desk and distributed to appropriate staff.

oSelf-motivated, assertive and can quickly learn new procedures and methods.

oProfessional demeanor.

oAble to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

oAttention to detail.

oHandled inquires or concerns via Facebook, Website.

oMaintained a neat, tidy and pleasant appearance of the reception area.

oHandled delicate situation, such as-- customer requests, special needs and complaints.

Interpersonal and Teamwork Skills

oWork well with a diverse group of people.

oHonest, friendly, excellent communication skills.

oDemonstrated accuracy, and attention to detail.

oWork well in a team environment.

oCommitted to assisting others.

Professional References

Sue Piper

Sarnia Tax Services, Owner

Sarnia, Ontario


Sue Palmer

Lambton Mall Guest Services Supervisor

Sarnia, Ontario


Marion Watt


Sarnia, Ontario


Sam Rath


Sarnia, Ontario


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