Sample Clerical Resume

Use this sample clerical resume to develop your own persuasive resume. Insert your job information into this easy-to-use format, personalize the sample cover letter and make sure you get the job interview.

Adapt the sample resume objectives, clearly summarize your clerical duties, skills, abilities and strengths in a convincing format and get the reader's attention straight away.

Sample Clerical Resume


Your mailing address
Your phone numbers
Your email address



Seeking a position as a clerical assistant utilizing my full range of skills and experience.

Clerical assistant position in an established company.

Objective Statement

Example 1:

X years experience as a clerical assistant providing a wide range of administrative support. Relevant areas of expertise include:

  • strong communication and interpersonal skills ensure effective interaction with diverse customers and internal staff members
  • solid computer skills utilized in the preparation of correspondence, documents and spreadsheets
  • proven ability to collate and organize large amounts of data efficiently

Example 2:

Experienced clerical assistant with a proven track record of efficiency in providing clerical support to a busy office. Relevant strengths include:

  • good knowledge of relevant computer applications
  • strong organizational and planning skills used in scheduling activities and completing multiple tasks on time
  • a self motivated worker always willing to take on additional duties

Example 3:

Excellent general office skills coupled with a strong work ethic.
Proficient in a number of computer applications and experienced at multi-tasking in a demanding work environment.  A hard worker who can be relied on to complete tasks accurately and independently.

Work Experience

Clerical Assistant

Newman University, Wichita, KA

March 2020 - Date

  • provide clerical support to the administration department
  • manage incoming calls
  • process incoming/outgoing mail
  • handle requests for information
  • prepare departmental correspondence and documents
  • schedule meetings and appointments
  • maintain and update database
  • collate and present information
  • purchase office supplies
  • liaise with other departments


Family Services Institute, Wichita, KA

September 2017- February 2020

  • handled incoming calls
  • managed visitors
  • dealt with inquiries and requests
  • processed mail
  • organized appointments
  • prepared correspondence and documents
  • administered petty cash
  • liaised with community organizations


Northwest High School

High School Diploma, 2017

Technical Skills

  • MS Word
  • Excel
  • Outlook
  • Typing skills - 60wpm
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  • Excellent spelling and grammar skills

Core Competencies

  • organizational and planning skills
  • communication skills
  • information management
  • attention to detail
  • problem-solving
  • adaptability
  • reliability


Available on request

Format your clerical job details using the sample clerical resume template.

Include a winning clerical cover letter

Customize the excellent sample clerical cover letter to send with your resume.

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Clerical duties and responsibilities

Before writing your resume make sure you have a full understanding of the clerical role including key clerical skills and duties. Use the detailed clerical job description to help you with writing your clerical resume.

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How to write a good clerical resume objective

A powerful resume objective gets your resume noticed. Adapt one of the excellent clerical resume objectives provided above or use the information provided at objectives for resumes to write a winning resume objective statement.

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