Resume

˜˜Highlights of Qualifications

Proven excellent written and verbal communication skills
Keen eye for aesthetic beauty such as computer graphics and great writing
Editing for appropriate tone, conciseness, and spark of humour where appropriate
Ten years administrative assistance, client relations, and inside sales experience
Meticulous and personable, coupled with both an inquisitive and resourceful nature
Proficiency with Microsoft Word and other programs; learn new technology quickly

Relevant Experience and Accomplishments

Writing and Presentation Skills
  • Excelled in Compositional Writing courses and achieved A+ in Children’s Illustrated Books and an A in a Technical Writing course at UBC. Writing elements included various styles such as: Instruction and Exposition, Definition, Persuasive, Book Review, Critique, Proposals and a Business Report
  • Formatted the initial draft and responsible for the final edit of an Information Technology Audit for the business of Joe Average, Inc.; successfully created the over-all visual design of a PowerPoint presentation for this audit; inspired team members to complete the project on time
  • Created proposals, various business correspondence and inter-office memorandums
Administrative Skills
  • Managed a database of up-to-date information involving ‘Special Events’ resources for major Canadian and European cities in the development of a new Internet business
  • Managed the office of a thriving decorative paint company; scheduled professional contract artists for both local and international projects; set-up a new filing system and organized a library of decorative books and paint samples available for designers and clients; maintained bookkeeping and reconciled bank accounts monthly
  • Administered reading assessments and carefully gathered information and scores in a consistently detailed manner for professional research purposes; differentiated and interpreted the various levels of language skills based on the verbal information provided
  • On-going customer relations via telephone and in person with international clientele for a busy, reputable Bed & Breakfast while maintaining carefully organized records of guest information
  • Created spreadsheets and financial statements; entered and printed confirmations for Sales and invoices for Accounting departments; managed very busy switchboards in a professional manner
  • Reconciled weekly Sales Reports and kept track of staff hours for the Head Office of a high-end furniture and accessory distributor in San Francisco, CA
Computer Skills
  • Certificate in Internet Publishing encompassing Photoshop, Dreamweaver, UltraDev, Flash, Basic HTML Programming, Javascript and Active Server Pages
  • Certificate in Office Information Technology encompassing Microsoft Office 2007 including PowerPoint and Excel

Employment History

Real Estate Sales Assistant         Polygon Developments Limited                     2005 – 2008
Administrative Asst                   Friday Personnel & other various agencies   2000 – 2002
Reading Assmt Rsch Assistant   UBC Educational Psych Department                1997 – 1999
Administrative Assistant            Peter F. Gorman Decorative Painters, Inc.     1993 – 1995
Research Systems Manager       Hero Communications (Internet Start-up)    1995

References

Ms. Cindy Park                       Ms. Susan Forseilles
Canreal Mgmt. Corp.             TRU Career Employment Center
Vancouver, BC                         Thompson Rivers University
604-365-3176                         Kamloops, BC
cpark@gmail.com                   sforseilles@tru.ca

 

 

 

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