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Chris C. | Elance
Last Sign-in: Oct 29, 2012

Chris C.

Sharp, versatile self-starter
   United States
  |   Brooklyn, NY
  |  7:47 am Local Time


Minimum Hourly Rate $18

I grew up in San Francisco and have lived and worked in New York City, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Detroit, Buffalo, Moscow (Russia), Dublin (Ireland), Savannah, and Atlanta. In other words, I know the country. I began working as a Unit Coordinator at the age of 17 at a high volume, state of the art Neonatal ICU. Since then, I have worked at a variety of office jobs, embracing each new challenge. My mobile lifestyle makes my work via Elance an ideal fit. Currently I am able to work locally in the NYC Metro area, and remotely online at...

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Skills (5)

General Office Skills
Office Skills Test
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

I have extensive office experience in a variety of settings, including hospitals, banks, law firms, and private practices. Typing: 69 wpm, proficient in Excel and Microsoft Word, and a very quick learner on new systems. I also have excellent writing and editing skills, as well as outstanding verbal communication skills, making me an ideal candidate for both administrative work and customer relations. I am even-keeled, intelligent, creative, and highly adaptable to new circumstances. I have often been praised by supervisors for finding new ways of attacking problems, streamlining processes, and for being a truly congenial person to have on the workforce.

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Ticket Booth Manager
2010 - 2012
• Attended front desk and manned phones for discount ticket booth • Processed ticket orders through • Created daily menus of available attractions • Designed magnet board banners...
Emory University School of Medicine
Standardized Patient
2010 - 2011
please see description under Mercer University Standardized Patient description
Randstad US/Georgia Attorney General
Legal Filing
2010 - 2011
• Sensitive filing projects for Georgia State Attorney General’s Office, Legal Department • Sorted, boxed, and labeled accordion files for shipping • Organized rooms of over 400 boxes for pickup...
Kelly Services (various)
Convention Hospitality Representative
2010 - 2011
• Greeted convention and trade show attendees and exhibitors • Registered new attendees and processed payments • Provided appropriate materials and offered guidance to proper areas • Created...
Arts in Education Institute/Niagara Falls H.S.
Lead Teaching Artist, Performing Arts Summer Camp
2010 - 2010
• Led and organized five-week day camp program consisting of classes in acting, dance, and hip-hop (rapping and production) for 40 students aged 12-18. • Taught acting classes five days a week in...
Mercer University
Standardized Patient
2010 - 2010
• Played role of patient in various testing scenarios for medical students • Learned medical terminology and testing criteria, as well as portraying emotional and physical characteristics of...
M & T Bank - Equipment Finance and Leasing
Administrative Asst
2009 - 2009
Processed and applied payments; Researched account histories; Analyzed and implemented payment breakdowns for complicated contracts; Processed departmental mail
M & T Bank - Card Services Department
Administrative Assistant
2008 - 2009
Developed processing method to doubly increase efficiency by converting forms from handwritten Xeroxes to computer printouts; added advantage of increased readability and neatness, widely...
Wayne State University-Hilberry Repertory Theatr
Graduate Research Assistant
2005 - 2008
Performed in 16 productions over 3-year period in a wide variety of roles, working with several different directors, stage managers and design staff; Chaired Contacts Committee of 2008 Graduate...
Camp Airy
Assistant Head of Drama Department
2007 - 2007
Co-directed two dramatic productions over 8 week period, at well-known boys' summer camp, with a cast of 25 children, ages 8 - 16; Assisted in building and painting sets; Oversaw design and...
JS Mitchell & Sons, Inc.
Administrative Assistant
2004 - 2005
Simultaneous assistance to 6 Project Managers and President of company, an office manager and several job supervisors, all with varying needs and differing preferences as to modes of operation;...
TemPositions Eden Rand
Administrative Assistant
2002 - 2004
Office and reception work for various companies, including 6-month employment at CBS Network HR Dept.; Milbank Tweed and White & Case high-profile law firms
California Pacific Medical Center
Unit Coordinator
1998 - 2002
Reception for newborn ICU, fielded inquiries from doctors, nurses, patient families, other hospital staff; High-volume data entry in time-sensitive situations; Handled sensitive and confidential...
Healthwell Physical Therapy
Administrative Assistant
2000 - 2000
Maintained office-wide schedule book for 5 therapists; Processed patient information, insurance and tax forms; Reception; Office laundry


Wayne State University
Master of Fine Arts in Acting
2005 - 2008
New York University, Tisch School of the Arts
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting
1998 - 2002
Marin Academy
High School Diploma
1994 - 1998
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Member Since
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