17 Administrative Professionals Gifts to Show Your Appreciation

By Laura Fiebert | Updated: November 28, 2023

    Appreciation is one of the most important gifts you can give an employee (besides a natural gift to show them you appreciate them). Administrative professionals are often undervalued, but all the paperwork, reception duties, and appointment-making are crucial to any business. They are always there, making sure everything is running smoothly. Ensures the smooth running of an organization.

    Show your office staff that you appreciate them with a thoughtful gift on Administrative Professionals Day. Forget those boring corporate gifts and gift baskets. Instead, tell them you are grateful for all their hard work with these administrative professionals’ day gift ideas.

  1. Fun Sticky Notes
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    This “it’s all good” Sticky Note Packet combines your Love of stickies, fun office gifts, and tidy packages-all in one slick little folio. Armed with a sticky pad for every awe-inspiring occasion, you’ll find it easy to keep it real (organized). Knock Knock is an independent maker of clever gifts, books, and whatever else we can think up. Our mission is to bring humor, creativity, and smartness to everyday life.

  3. File Folders With Sarcasm
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    Accessorize like a boss. The front of these folders are designed with gold foil, embossed, die-cut, bright, romantic, fun, and whimsical they are perfect for any office setting. You will receive three of 3 designs for a total of 9 tab folders. So get her a fabulous and thoughtful gift that fits her personality for the administrative assistant day.

  5. Desk Cell Phone Dock
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    The Lamicall Stand will always keep your phone standing out from any clutter. Simple but also elegant. It’s at the perfect angle of view when using Facetime, watching films, playing games, viewing photos, reading, and typing. Black aluminum alloy, smooth edge, sturdy, lightweight, portable, excellent metal phone stand matching iPhone and smartphones. For a cell phone more significant than 6 inches, kindly set it in landscape mode.

  7. Top Guy Mug
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    You know that guy at work who can help you with anything you throw at him? This Top Guy Mug is for him. Show him how much you appreciate all he does. This large cup holds 14oz of whatever he wants, whether coffee, tea, or beer! A great personalized gift for you, your favorite admin professional.

  9. Mouse Pad
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    Memory foam structure, slow bounces back and not easy to deform, excellent ergonomic shape. Its non-skid backing holds the pad firmly in place to prevent slipping while it’s being used. The image is printed using crystal clear enamel coating for a long-lasting effect.
    A nonskid rubber base will protect your desktops from scuffs and scratches.

  11. You’re Awesome Notebook
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    This is great as a journal or notebook, perfect for writing your thoughts, getting creative with poetry, or writing down lists or ideas. It is a 100 pages blank ruled journal ready for you to fill with your writing and get creative now and then.

  13. Sushi Push Pins
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    Serve up some raw amusement for your pinboard with Maki Tacks. This set of 50 push pins is kept together in a clever sushi design. Each little fish egg is a handy pushpin, and the maki is a perfect pin cushion. Includes one sushi holder and 50 orange “roe” push pins. This sushi push pin holder is packed in a colorful box, perfect and ready for gifting! 

  15. Hand Lotion Gift Set
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    Because your hands deserve special attention and daily care, La Chatelaine designed this famous trio of luxurious hand creams from the South of France, blended with 20% Organic Shea Butter, Vitamin E, and Argan Oil to deeply moisturize, nourish and repair even the driest skin. Organic Argan Oil is high in vitamin E and essential fatty acids to keep hands soft, smooth, and rejuvenated. In addition, La Chatelaine’s hand creams are enriched with Vitamin E, an antioxidant that protects and repairs skin by neutralizing the effect of free radicals.

  17. Gift Card to Their Favorite Coffee Joint
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    Do they always have a cup of caffeine in their hand? Then there’s no better gift than a gift card to a coffee joint. The perfect “just because” gift for any coffee lover in your office.

  19. Rose Gold Pen Set
  20. Add sleek and stylish rose gold decor to your office or home with these rose gold crystal pens to add a hint of rose gold and sparkle. Delivers a friendly black, quick-dry ink with no problems with fading, smudging, or bleed-through. 

  21. May Contain Alcohol


    This campfire-style enamel mug will surely make someone smile wherever they’re used. This mug makes a funny gift for any beer lover, homebrewer, drinker, camper, outdoorsman, coffee lover, man, woman, pet, and just about anyone that appreciates unique things. Yes, it’s fun, but it’s not just a joke mug – you will love it! A great gift they can use year long.

  23. Glasses Holder


    You are always wondering where your eyeglasses are. This is a perfect solution for keeping your exclusive pair safely and handy on your office desk or bedside table. You are crafted in the shape of a cute nose, a quirky way to remind you where you’ve kept your glasses. Place your drinks on the nose of this wooden sculpture, and you won’t have to worry about losing them or getting scratches on the lens.

  25. Plan Of Attack Pad
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    Small sticky notes are great for brief messages, but sometimes you’ve got a little (or a lot) more to say. Enter the newest addition to our sticky family. They’re a great big deal. Tackle tasks with military precision. Excellent office supplies for the daily grind. 4 x 6 inches, 60 sheets. Knock Knock is an independent maker of clever gifts, books, and whatever else we can think up. Our mission is to bring humor, creativity, and smartness to everyday life. So say something more with #knockknockstuff.

  27. Felt Letter Board
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    Letterboards are for creating and sharing our voice, right? Unfortunately, not every message is going to be short and sweet. While other letter boards restrict you on accessories (including the poor left-out hashtag), the famous Little Hippo Big’ n’ Small Letterboard kit gives you more!

  29. Biscotti Gift Box
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    Show your appreciation for your administrative assistant with delicious snacks. Stack, store, put them on your coffee table, and enjoy them. These traditional biscotti treats are hand-dipped into various chocolate and creme and garnished with unique nut and candy crunches. Food is always a great gift idea.

  31. Monogrammed Business Card Holder


    This case has a solid stainless steel body, leather outer, and black velvet interior that will hold about 30 cards at once. This cardholder is wrapped in red leather and sealed with a magnetic clasp to keep your cards secure. In addition, the soft leather features an engraving plate that is ready to be personalized with a monogram for a perfectly unique accessory.

  33. Thank You Cookies
  34. Thank someone special with this sweet, ready-to-gift box filled with Oreo cookies. Each box contains eight Oreo Cookie packs: three Mini Oreo bags (1 oz each), four regular Oreo Cookie treat packs, and one box of Double Stuf Oreo Cookies. Send the perfect thank-you gift to family and friends with this unique gift box they’re sure to love because who doesn’t love Oreo cookies? This a great way to say thank you during administrative professionals week.