Office Manager Sample Resume

In order to create an office manager sample resume, understanding the qualifications and skills necessary for the position are critical.

TIP: When seeking an office manager position, be sure to note all the qualifications listed in the job posting and include them in your resume.

Typical qualifications for an office manager:

  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Professional demeanor.
  • Manage office expenses.
  • Manage office supplies, cleaning service, mail distribution, and physical office appearance.
  • Excellent communications skills; ability to act as liaison between vendors and employees.
  • Proficient computer software skills.
  • Administrative skills.
  • Time management skills.
  • Creative problem-solver with positive attitude.
  • Maintain conference room and scheduling.

Chris Jones

1220 Main Avenue

Alexandria, VA 21222

Phone: (703) 555-1111


Professional Profile

Professional Office Manager with over 12 years administrative experience. Excellent communicator and problem solver with demonstrated ability to promote a positive work environment. Effective money manager with ability to evaluate and secure beneficial vendor contracts.


OMNI COMPUTER CORPORATION- Alexandria, VA (1999-Present)

Office Manager

  • Manage office operations for 130 employees.
  • Evaluate and secure vendor contracts for cleaning service, office security, telephones, and office supplies based on pricing and value.
  • Reduced office supply costs $24K annually by renewing and negotiating a better contract.
  • Develop office policies and procedures for break room, mail room and conference rooms to ensure consistent scheduling and organization.
  • Organize and inventory all supplies for office.
  • Prepare yearly budget based on past expenses and future needs.
  • Streamlined mail distribution and delivery process by centralizing all mail activity.
  • Improved employee relations by implementing feedback process to ensure employee needs are met.
  • Promote positive work environment by scheduling office team building activities, including yearly cookout and monthly potlucks.
  • Comply with all OSHA requirements for office safety and security.
  • Coordinated renovation of entire office in 2002 with new carpeting, paint, and furniture; came in $7K under budget for project.
  • Utilize MS Office applications for inventory and tracking of office supplies and vendor relations.

RHONDA L. SMITH, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW - Fairfax, VA (1993-1999)

Legal Secretary/Office Manager

  • Managed all administrative and office duties for sole attorney's office.
  • Developed automated systems and processes utilizing MS Excel and Access in order to efficiently manage client accounts.
  • Facilitated new client accounts through referral and leads program.
  • Created and tracked all expenses and client account codes utilizing Quickbooks accounting software.
  • Scheduled client appointments and maintained busy attorney calendar.
  • Managed an average of 35 client accounts at a time.
  • Developed marketing and advertising material to attract new clientele; one direct mail campaign resulted in 12 new client accounts.


Lake Braddock High School, Fairfax, VA

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