Receptionist Sample Resume

Caroline Miller
1234 Post Oak Drive
New York, NY 64000
Home: 404-555-5555
Cell: 404-555-5556

To obtain a full-time position as a receptionist in a company offering a variety of challenges and responsibilities where my skills and abilities can be fully utilized.

Qualifications Summary
  • Excellent ability to provide high quality secretarial support to a multifaceted team.
  • Experienced at typing of letters, reports, etc. from audio and copy typing, photocopying, faxing, sorting and distributing post and taking minutes if required.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills, good decision making skills, extremely effective verbal and listening communication skills.
  • Extensive computer knowledge, including spreadsheet and word-processing programs at a high proficiency level.
Mary Carroll High School Graduate, Brooklyn, NY (July 2000)

Work Experience
Receptionist: June 2005 - Nov. 2009, Parrot-Ice Drink, New York, NY
  • Responsibilities included receiving and distributing messages from telephone/email as appropriate, taking clear messages and passing these promptly to the appropriate member of the team using judgment of urgency.
  • Provided reception duties on behalf of the team, which involved providing face-to-face contact for visitors in a responsive and courteous manner.
  • Responded to queries promptly and in a friendly manner.
  • Participated in business and team meetings regarding service planning and to assist in the implementation and continual review of work systems.
  • Provided efficient data entry into the local team information systems as required. 
  • Assisted with organizing of repairs and maintenance of office equipment.
Secretary: May 2000 - May 2004, Southern Information Center, New York, NY
  • Carried out secretarial duties including attending committee meetings and taking notes, typing meeting minutes, letters, reports, scheduling meetings, filing, answering telephones, and greeting visitors and tourists at the Information Center.
  • Other responsibilities: Receiving and recording incoming deliveries of equipment, handing out free documentation, sending and receiving fax messages, recording and storing lost property until claimed, using and maintaining the computerized conference room booking system, assisting in the preparation of large mail shots and preparation of materials for events.
*References available upon request.