administrative manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Results-oriented [Job Title] brings talents in writing, presenting and managing communications for diverse audiences and needs. Anticipates roadblocks and pitfalls to proactively manage concerns. Resourceful Associate Media Director with [Number]-year background successful working in [Type] environments. Expertise in strategic planning, business development and market research. Known for superior communication skills, hard work and creativity. Driven Media Director confidently develops quality content for press releases, social media and websites. Conducts extensive research on online and offline media campaigns and learns from current and innovative trends. Conducts conferences, presentations and briefings to promote new product launches and aligns company messages with business strategies.

  • Multimedia presentations
  • Customer service
  • Organizational skills
  • Planning & organizing
  • Supervision & leadership
  • Communication
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Relationship building
  • Strategic plan development
  • Outstanding writing abilities
  • Target audience research
  • Strategy-driven
  • Event planning
  • [Industry] expertise
  • Team collaboration
  • Social media management
  • Team development
  • Content writing
02/2016 to Current Administrative Manager Colony Tire Corporation | Edenton, NC,
  • Delivered comprehensive training to maintain compliance requirements.
  • Monitored office inventory to maintain supply levels.
  • Oversaw complex office support, managing records database and organizing contracts.
  • Evaluated and implemented new systems and procedures to maintain regulatory compliance.
  • Supported staff through in-service training, providing mentorship and additional resources.
  • Collaborated with project and department leaders to develop and implement improvements to operational efficiency.
  • Managed purchase requisitions and approvals for all department equipment and supplies.
  • Communicated job expectations and trained staff to promote team building and discipline.
  • Directed and oversaw office personnel activities.
  • Identified and solved problems to enhance management and business direction.
  • Created and maintained operations manual to document systems and standards.
08/2012 to 07/2015 Freelance Science Writer Gannett Co. Inc. | Shelby, NC,
  • Authored strategic content using appropriate tone and language to meet objectives.
  • Followed style guidelines and writing project parameters to produce on-target deliverables.
  • Researched [Type] topics using multiple sources for writing inspiration and information.
  • Drafted posts and comments to engage audiences on social media platforms.
  • Studied industry best practices for SEO and content strategy.
  • Edited writing of [Job title] to correct and enhance content quality.
  • Communicated with [Job title] to receive assignments and clarify project details.
  • Applied strong writing, editing and proofreading abilities to each assignment to produce best possible content.
  • Collaborated with [Job title] develop and flesh out creative concepts.
  • Liaised with [Number] clients to determine content vision and specific needs.
  • Delivered high-quality, insightful, informative and entertaining written content while meeting tight deadlines.
  • Performed in-depth research into topics to write clear and accurate copy.
  • Brainstormed, researched and contributed content ideas that appealed to target audience.
  • Interpreted data and insights to inform creative and high-performing writing process.
  • Coordinated with subject matter experts for interviews and topic generation.
  • Collaborated with media specialists to coordinate stories and content for social media.
  • Worked closely with writing team and senior creative staff to achieve shared vision.
  • Completed time-sensitive writing assigned on short notice and consistently met deadlines.
  • Validated accuracy of information, data and references in written content.
  • Wrote articles and took pictures or created graphics to publish alongside articles.
02/2005 to 07/2015 Newspaper Editor The Ethiopian Herald | City, STATE,
  • Edited news pieces from hard news briefs to long-form featured news and wrote [Number] words of copy daily.
  • Monitored feeds from other news agencies to keep up to date on breaking news and current events.
  • Oversaw daily blog posts about general local happenings.
  • Kept up-to-the-minute reports on breaking news events and posted updates on [Number] platforms.
  • Oversaw layout design and worked with production team members to complete daily and weekly content schedules.
  • Conducted open and confidential interviews with credible story sources to gather information for [Type] pieces.
  • Developed wide range of relationships with government agencies, business and community leaders to stay on top of breaking news.
  • Proofread copy to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation and syntax.
  • Consulted with management and editorial staff regarding placement and story development.
  • Conferred with authors regarding changes in content, style or publication.
  • Supervised and coordinated work of reporters and other editors.
  • Proofed copy to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation and syntax.
  • Planned contents according to publication's style, editorial policy and publishing requirements.
  • Uploaded digital images for editing, archiving and electronic transmission.
  • Held weekly editorial meetings to generate publication ideas and review staff recommendations.
  • Reviewed and approved proofs submitted by composing room prior to production.
  • Wrote stories, articles or newsletters for publication.
  • Assigned topics, events and stories to individual writers or reporters for coverage.
  • Met with artists, typesetters and production managers to discuss projects and resolve problems.
  • Read, evaluated and edited manuscripts or other materials submitted for publication.
09/2000 to 01/2005 News Reporter Walta Information Center | City, STATE,
  • Covered news events at various locations and delivered information in cohesive format on-air.
  • Built relationships with experts in various fields to create funnel for story leads and information.
  • Conducted interviews with various individuals to obtain valuable quotes for stories.
  • Presented coverage of breaking news and special events to viewers from onsite locations.
  • Scheduled and conducted interviews by asking targeted questions to capture quotes.
  • Generated, wrote and delivered breaking news stories, special reports and features segments for leading market station.
  • Gathered data for news stories from variety of different sources and assimilated truth from fiction.
  • Read trustworthy publications to gather information on current events and breaking news.
  • Updated organization's social media and website pages with breaking news stories to keep content visitors educated.
  • Asked questions and discovered facts during interviews.
  • Developed connections with public relations contacts, providing exemplary sources for news stories.
  • Coordinated with production team to explain story vision for [Type] broadcasts.
  • Presented news program covering [Area of expertise] each [Timeframe].
  • Planned daily schedule with [Job title] to capture video for stories.
Education and Training
Expected in 07/2015 to to Master of Science | Environmental Science Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, GPA:
  • [Award] Recipient
  • A Cum Laude graduate
  • Graduated with GPA of 3.62
  • Did a graduate thesis on Forest Carbon Stock and Its Variations along Environmental Gradients in Yerer Forest: Implications on Managing the Forest for Climate Change Mitigation, shaded light on the carbon capturing potential of local forests and assessed the various factors affecting this potential.
Expected in 09/2000 to to Master of Arts | Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, GPA:
Expected in 09/1993 to to MBA | English-as-a-Second-Language Education Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, GPA:
  • Associate degree in English Language Teaching
  • GPA 3.23
Expected in 05/1991 to to High School Diploma | Debremarkos Comprehensive Secondary School, Debremarkos/Ethiopia, GPA:
  • Certified science journalist
  • Certified in climate change reporting
  • Certified in media management
  • certified in conflict management
Native/ Bilingual
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  • Addis Ababa University
  • Addis Ababa University
  • Addis Ababa University
  • Debremarkos Comprehensive Secondary School

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