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Administrative Assistant Office

Calgary, AB, Canada
March 05, 2018

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Melissa L. Burgoyne

** *********** ******* **

Calgary, AB T2Z 0R6

Phone: 403-***-****



Organized administrative assistant versed in coordinating management meetings, high-level conference

calls, special events and travel arrangements for top executives.


Extremely organized

Appointment setting

Strong verbal communication


Pleasant demeanor

Attention to detail

Strong interpersonal skills

Works well under pressure

Event planning

Team building


Filing and data archiving

Schedule management

Executive presentation developments

Advanced MS Office Suite knowledge

Meeting planning

Dedicated team player

Professional and mature

Travel coordination

Maintains confidentiality



Live Link

Fast learner

Employment History

November 2017 – January 2018 Administrative Assistant, TransAlta Corporation

(Contract) Calgary, AB Canada

Provide support to 80 people

Reconcile expense reports and VISA statements

Proficient use of Office 2010

Manage subscriptions for trade floor

June 2010 – October 2017 Administrative Assistant, Cenovus Energy Inc.

Calgary, Alberta Canada

Update and maintain calendars for VP’s

Managing email for multiple VP’s

Provide support to 70 people

Coordinated domestic and international travel arrangement, including

booking flights, hotel and ground transportation

Assisted with team building initiatives and overall support for maintenance of team culture and employee morale

Coordinated materials for board meetings and staff events

Coordinate office moves

Organized all new hire, security and temporary paperwork

Obtained signatures for financial documents

Reconcile expense reports and VISA statements

Handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion

Ability to develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working

relationships with all levels of organization

Ordered and distributed office supplies while adhering to a fixed office budget

Proficient use of Office 2010, Live Link/Content Server, SharePoint

Aug 2008 – June 2010 Senior Administrative Assistant, Shell Canada

Calgary, Alberta Canada

Assistant to VP & CIO of Upstream Americas

Demonstrate capacity to provide comprehensive support for executive-level staff including scheduling meetings, coordinating travel, and effectively managing all essential tasks

Update and maintain calendars for high level managers

Administer video conferencing set up

Successful planning of conferences/events/meetings

Planning and Implementation of webinars

Coordinate office moves

Fantastic ability to develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization

Adeptly handle incoming communications and respond to internal requests for information on a timely basis

Handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion

Proficient use of Office 2007, Live Link, LiveMeeting.

Jan 2002- Dec 2007 Administrative Assistant, GX Technology

Calgary, Alberta Canada

Provided administrative/secretarial support for the office such as answering telephones, assisting visitors, and resolving a range of administrative inquiries

Responsible for creating some client invoices

Processed Payroll for small office

Prepared Month end accounts payable reports

Established, maintained, and updated files and database

Sorted, reviewed, screened and distributed incoming and outgoing mail

Aug 1999-Dec 2001 Client Administrator, Seismic Image Software Ltd.

Calgary, Alberta Canada

Dealt with client related aspects of the company

Updated client database

Administrative duties around the office

Answering 4-line phone system

Cut software CD’s

Responsible for creating client invoices

Worked closely with the President & Vice President

Processed software package upgrades

Organized client user meetings


1998 The Career College, Calgary, Alberta

Business Office Skills Program Diploma

Oil and Gas Terminology Diploma

1992-1995 Chestermere High School, Chestermere, Alberta

General Diploma

Melissa L. Burgoyne

48 Copperstone Gardens SE

Calgary, AB T2Z 0R6

Phone: 403-***-****


Kent Avery 973-***-****

Mark Demchuk 403-***-****

Joanne Hansen 403-***-****

Susie De Giusti 403-***-****

Garrett Mazurenko

Shauna Watson 403-***-****

Angela Webster 403-***-****

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