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Alisha McFarland | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 1, 2014

Alisha McFarland

25 years of experience ready to work for you
   United States
  |   Fort Worth, TX
  |  6:15 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

I have been providing excellent marketing assistance for the last 25 years in the US and abroad. I know what it takes to provide efficient and exceptional work and have the ability to adapt to any situation with ease. As a previous business owner, I know how important it is to trust the people you hire to do the job on time and in the manner you requested. I also appreciate and know how to provide the support you need to keep your projects on track. I look forward to working with you!

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Mar 21, 2013|Virtual Assistant|$3,046|Completed
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Mar 7, 2013|Virtual Assistant|$50|Completed
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Dec 12, 2012|Research|$1,201|Completed
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Nov 14, 2012|Presentation Formatting|$110|Completed

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Portfolio

A form I created for an internet company to use when acquiring new clients and setting...
A form I created for an internet company to use when acquiring new clients and setting...
A form I created for an internet company to use when acquiring new clients and setting...
A document I researched and created in MS Word for a restaurant to be used by their...
This is a portion of a research product I conducted where I found detailed information...
This is a PowerPoint figure I created for a blog post.
This is a promotional piece I created in PowerPoint to be distributed to speaking...
An eBook I created using MS PowerPoint and MS Word that is sent to people who sign up...
A flyer I created using MS Word that was distributed to potential class attendees
This is a video I created using PowerPoint that was posted on the company's YouTube...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6cgwV5OLX0

Skills (8)

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Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2003 Test
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Microsoft Word 2010 Test
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Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 Test
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Time Management
Time Management Test
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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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Event Planning
Event Planning Test
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Constant Contact
Constant Contact Skills Test
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Microsoft Access Administration
Microsoft Access 2003 Test
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Microsoft Excel
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Service Description

After obtaining my bachelors degree in Communications from Purdue University, I have worked and traveled throughout the United States, Europe and Africa. My main emphasis has been working with nonprofit organizations providing administrative, managerial and grant/contract coordination. I also was co-owner of a very successful service business in Colorado for 11 years that is still going strong.

I am looking forward to helping you achieve the level of success you desire by providing efficient, effective and exceptional administrative support.

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Employment

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Virtual Marketing Assistant
2009 - Present
-Consult with Clients to determine overall promotional goals regarding social media options and traditional marketing methods through comprehensive discussion and project negotiation -Develop...
Southwest Research Institute
Senior Project Coordinator
1998 - 2009
-Managed relationships and was liaison between San Antonio, Texas Headquarters Staff and Research Scientists in Boulder, Colorado regarding legal, procedural, compliance and financial issues...
Smooth Transitions
Vice President
1998 - 2009
-Developed cost effective marketing strategies and promotional campaigns that included social media, website content, printed material, promotion items and participation at industry events...
Journal Publications
Production Manager
1997 - 1998
-Managed production and distribution of international gourmet food and wine trade magazine -Responsible for management and maintenance of financial accounts related to magazine production...
Strategic Marketing
Word Processing Manager
1996 - 1996
-Supervised and managed word processing and desktop publishing personnel working on multiple marketing research projects and surveys
Weaver Boos Consultants, Inc.
Word Processing Manager
1995 - 1996
-Coordinated production logistics for multiple environmental engineering projects and reports
Fidelity Investments
Senior Secretary
1994 - 1995
-Established and implemented customer service policies and procedures for Premium Services Department -Collaborated with multiple departments to create and implement Organizational Change System
Pacificorp - Bridger Coal Company
Senior Secretary
1992 - 1994
-Acquired content, designed, and oversaw production and distribution of brochures and Annual Report
CIBOB Cimenterie
Office Manager
1992 - 1992
-Created and managed information system that increased efficiency and client satisfaction
Subaru-Isuzu Automotive
Human Resources Associate
1991 - 1991
-Coordinated Employee Relations activities for 2,000 employee facility
University of London
Desktop Publisher
1991 - 1991
-Created electronic documents ranging from simple forms to multi-page booklets and promotional material

Education

Purdue University
Bachelor of Arts in Communications
1986 - 1990

Keywords

marketing assistant
internet research
creative
detail-oriented
efficient
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