Administrator CV template (free) in Microsoft Word format

A one-page two-column smart CV template suitable for lots of roles. Subtle icons, vertical text and a crisp font give this template an eye-catching yet highly professional appearance. The soft grey bands are mirrored in the horizontal headers - while the vertical headers use expanded text for emphasis. Plenty of white space and only the bare touch of graphics (used for contact icons) ensures this CV layout has a modern fresh appeal.

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  • CV ref: #196
  • File size: 22kb
  • File format: .docx (Microsoft Word)
  • File name: Administrator-CV-template.docx
  • Fonts required: Open Sans, Open Sans Light, Wingdings, Icon Works
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CLARE WHITBY-JONES | Administrator

$ 8, THE STREET, THE TOWN NG1 234 | CLAREWJONES@AOL.COM \ 07456 123456



I am a highly competent Administrator with experience of working both independently and collaboratively with a wider team of PAs, secretaries and administrative staff. I provide a high standard of support with fantastic attention to detail. I am looking for a secretarial/administrative role preferably with the opportunity of working across various departments.


A Level English (B), Maths (C), Art (B)

9 GCSES grade C or above including English (A) and Maths (B)


  • Experience of managing own workload.
    Ability to maintain high standards and pay close attention to detail.
  • Excellent keyboard skills with comprehensive knowledge of Outlook, Word and data.
  • Willingness and proven capability to work alone if required.
  • Well-presented and well spoken.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, getting things right first time.
  • Having a flexible and pro-active approach to work.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Self-confidence and ability to demonstrate initiative.
  • Ability to grasp things quickly and easily.
  • Enthusiastic, energetic with a positive, can do attitude.



Working to support the team by receiving telephone calls from clients, contacts and external and internal staff; transferring calls and relaying messages to the team where necessary; typing letters, reports, agendas, proposals, PowerPoint presentations and other general correspondence; typing of accounts including amendments and roll forward new sets.

SMITH & CO, LEEDS 2014 – 2017

Diary management, arranging meetings, booking meetings rooms, conference call lines, arranging travel, accommodation, lunches and car parking places. Ensuring the marketing software was updated with client/external contact information; working with other areas of the business including the Marketing Team by researching and applying events to the centralised networking calendar; and providing support at marketing events.

RBC ADMIN, LEEDS 2012 – 2014

General administration duties including photocopying, scanning, binding, all aspects of filing (setting up new files/archiving), processing incoming and outgoing post, opening and distributing mail, supporting reception with cover during busy times and absence.

Supporting legal advisers in relation to document production including working on complex, long and intricate documents; opening and closing files; general file management; typing of correspondence and preparing mail for signature; preparing enclosures for mail; dealing with enquiries.





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Administrator CV advice: the top 2 CV template dos and don’ts

We’ve all come across a job vacancy that we know we’d be great at. The problem is getting that message across to the employer, and making them believe in you. So how do you do that?

Your administrator CV is the only route to an interview and getting the chance in person to prove that you’re a worthy candidate. Writing an ‘OK’ or even ‘above-average’ CV might get you close, but will most likely result in rejection. Only a ‘great’ or ‘perfect’ CV will give you the best opportunity of coming out on top and getting the chance to explain yourself in person at an interview.

If you want to give yourself the very best chance of getting an interview for any role, here are our top 2 dos and don’ts when writing a CV…

Don’t: Make a mistake

Even just the tiniest of spelling mistakes could result in rejection – but why? Does it really matter to an employer if you make just the one error?

Yes, unfortunately it does. An employer views a CV as one of the most important parts of the recruitment process – the second being the interview. Even just the one mistake shows a lack of care on your part, and failing to spot a mistake on a 2-3 page document is sloppy. This lack of diligence could easily spill over to the role, and accuracy will always play a large part in any position – especially if you are applying for a role which requires filling out important documents.

Do: Have someone else help

If you didn’t check your CV before you emailed it, then we don’t have any sympathy if you get rejected based on any errors the employer finds. If however you do thoroughly check your CV before it goes out, you could still be leaving yourself prone to leaving a mistake.

Our advice would be to have someone else proofread your CV. Having an extra pair of eyes to check over your spelling and grammar would be a more full proof way of ensuring it’s error free – and they may even be able to offer some additional tips.

Don’t: Write a generic CV

One of the worst things you can do when writing a CV is to make it generic. Although this might seem like a smart thing to do at the time when applying for multiple roles, you are going to struggle to show the employer that you really care about them.

A generic CV won’t target the specifics of the role, and if the hiring manager has to read between the lines to see that you have the right skills and qualifications, you are likely to have a very hit and miss ratio when it comes to getting an interview – most likely miss!

Do: Tailor your CV to the role

An employer is looking to hire someone who is passionate about the company and the role, and has made the effort to show this on their CV by tailoring it in accordance with the requests on the job advert.

If you’re thinking that you can also get away with using the same CV for two different companies advertising the same job title – you’d also be wrong! No matter how similar the roles appear, every company is different. No two job adverts are the same, and with a slightly different skill set, a different company culture, different customers, and so on – you need to create two different CVs.

Every CV you write should be tailored to the company, the industry, and the role. This will ensure that you’ve highlighted the relevant skills they’ve requested, along with the qualifications and experience. Make every section of your CV relevant to the employer, and make it obvious you are the right person for the job.

TIP: Joining a professional organisation can help show your commitment to your industry. Some examples for administrators include the Institute of Administrative Management, the Chartered Association of Business Administrators and the International Association of Administrative Professionals.

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