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Penelope Gordon | Elance
Last Sign-in: Apr 14, 2016

Penelope Gordon

Exceptional Project Manager-15yrs exp
   South Africa
Cape Town
  |  5:37 am Local Time

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"I just got some absolutely fantastic feedback about you from Sara at :Client Name removed:. She said you are amazing and on it. Well done and thank you!! - Simon Hunter: CEO Remedy One

I have a breadth of professional experience around Digital/Marketing Project Management and Executive Assistant responsibilities for a variety of very happy clients. I have lived in 3 countries and gained valuable experience in in a variety of different genre's of business. I am a native English speaker, American citizen currently living in my hometown of...

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Skills (6)


Service Description

• Project/Account Management: Working to agreed timescales, budgets and project plans. Progress tracking & reporting. Disseminating information; Managing team members; Quality Control.
• Client Relationship Management: Understanding & documenting client needs. Regular client meetings & project reporting.
• Operations Administration: Setting up processes & procedures.
• Resource recruitment and management: Developer, Designer, Copywriter, Social Media Manager, Branding expert, Google Adwords expert; SEO expert
• Software Competencies: Teamwork; Basecamp; Google Apps; Apple; iDonethis; Slack; Podio; MindMeister; Survey Monkey; Constant Contact; MailChimp
• PM Experience: Web Development (Magento; Wordpress); Design; Marketing: SEO; SEM; Social Media; CRO; Copywriting; Email Marketing.

Personally, I am someone who is tenacious by nature and dedicated to providing the highest quality of work for my clients. I am always intimately connected to my clients’ needs and carry projects through to their satisfaction. The foundation of my success lies in my organizational talent and passion for delivering superb results in a very efficient timeframe.

As a highly motivated person I view operational problems as growth challenges and revel in learning new things. In each new venture I’m involved with, the new ideas and energy that I bring help guide them to their full potential. With previous employers I have a well-deserved reputation for bringing unique enthusiasm, professional...

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Managing web development projects from inception to completion
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Project manage and client manage start-up web design business. Managing team of 6 freelancers
Penelope G- E-commerce jewelry store
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2009 - 2012
Successfully ran my own ecommerce jewelry store from home. Making all jewelry from hand and starting with a budget of only $1000. Achieved sales of $30k in 2010. Had reality TV celebrity fans. Shut...
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* Promotion Project Administration and assistance to Director of Coaching
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2006 - 2007
Managing 360 feedback reports/client relationships
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Operations Project Coordinator
2004 - 2005
Thawte (a Verisign company):- Project Support-Ad hoc technical support manager assistant Lifetech Solutions:- Operations Project Coordinator- Assisted owner with launch of new tech start-up Vanila...
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Client/project manager-Online division
2003 - 2004
Online project & client manager for largest client
Travel Break
Worldwide travelling
2002 - 2003
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Marketing Project Coordinator (promotion)
2001 - 2002
* promotion Individually managed all marketing & projects for an openssl community free product
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ISP Support Manager
2001 - 2002
* promotion Customer/Support management of ISP division (2nd largest division-Global)
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Technical Support Representative
1999 - 2000
Technical Support Representative
HDM Advertising Agency
1998 - 1999
Front of house reception and all ad hoc administration for advertising agency


Varsity College, South Africa
Diploma in Project Management
The Zone Computer Career Campus
Microsoft Certified Professional
Rustenburg Girls' High School
High School Diploma
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Operations Management; Project Management; Project Coordination; Client Management; Technical Support; Marketing; Sales Support; Director’s Assistant; Event Planning; Social Media; Public Relations; Administration; Basecamp; Teamwork; SurveyMonkey; Constant Contact
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