Frances Cooper | Elance
 
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Frances Cooper

Experienced Executive Assistant/Personal Assistant
   United States
  |   Groton, CT

About the Company

Throughout my 18 year career as an Executive Assistant, I have maintained the highest performance within a diverse range of executive level functions, which is clearly demonstrated by my past successes.
1. I have supported the efforts of executive-level staff including Presidents, CEOs and Senior Partners.
2. I have a strong background in all aspects of office management, scheduling meetings, conferences, fundraisers, coordinating travel, taking minutes for committee meetings as well as transcription.
3. I have overseen a budget of 2.4 million dollars.
4. I have demonstrated the ability to develop and maintain comprehensive processes that improves the efficiency of day to day operations.

I am seeking association with a company that can benefit from my expertise as an Executive Assistant with excellent organizational and communications skills, outstanding work ethic, and the ability to work equally well in both team-oriented and self-directed environments.
Service Description
I am a one person office who is able to work out of my house and assist you with your daily needs of office management, executive assistant, transcriptionist, data entry clerk, as well as many other services.
Education
New London School of Business
Secretarial
1979 - 1981
Employment
Mashantucket Pequot Vocat. Rehab. Program
Administrative Assistant
2012 - 2012
-Facilitated the handling of requests for information and initiatedresolution of questions/issues covered by general office policies and procedures for staff members and consumer independently. -Prepared documents using standard personal computer tools such as Office Suite. -Proficient in Office Suite, Outlook, Peachtree, and DataOps. -Prepared Purchase Orders and Check Requests. -Reconciles monthly Check Requests with Monthly Operating Statements. -Produces documents including letters, memos, schedules, reports, budgets, overhead charts, presntations, meeting agendas, minutes and action items. -Applies basic and advanced featuures of software packages used in a timely and accurate manner. -Makes meeting arrangements independently according to knowledge of preferences of work directors or through the understanding of what is appropriate to the situation. -Makes independent selection of off-site meeting facilities, materials, equipment needed, as well as food/beverage requirements. -Prepares outgoing mail, including overnight express. -Makes travel arrangements for assigned staff members while working from general instructions and destination, purpose of travel and knowledge of travel preferences of staff. -Works independently to make and confirm all travel arrangements. -Coordinates travel advances andprepares travel expense reports working from travel itineraries, receiptss, and notes of work. -Prepares and approves weekly time sheets.
ERA Taylor Realty Group
Broker's Assistant
2011 - 2011
Handled all day-to-day operations and supported Broker and all Real Estate Agents.
The Rock Group
Executive Assistant
2009 - 2010
Two Trees Management Company
Administrative Assistant to Project Manager
2008 - 2009
-Assisted Project Manager on all daily tasks. -Maintained calendar. -Scheduled meetings and transcribed meeetings minutes. -Assisted in all construction management tasks, blue print filing, tracked material expenses, line item cost coding management, project meeting time scheduling and updates, time-line management. -Maintained project site and supported Field Managaer and Foreman
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation
Executive Assistant
2000 - 2006
-Served as Liaison to the Tribal Council Secretary, other Tribal Counclors, and Department Heads. -Directed and managed office staff of 21 and 5 department that reported to Secretary Jones. -Attended Commmittee Meetings and transcribed meeting minutes including resolutions and action items within a 24-hour period. -Handled the day-to-day business of Secretary Jones' Office. -Attended meetings and traveled with Secretary Jones. -Prepared Secretary Jones for weekly Council Meetings, reviewed and provided Executive Summaries from other Council Offices' upcoming meeting agenda items. -Maintained the Tribal Filing system in the Tribal Council Secretary's Office. -Submitted and maintained weekly payroll. -Maintained yearly budget. -Coordinated severaly yearly tribal functions hosting 300 - 1500 attendees.
Year Founded
Number of Employees
1-5
Payment Terms
None specified
References
Michael Thomas
The Rock Group, President
Executive Assistant to Mr. Thomas. Provided daily assistance with travel plans, calendar, scheduling meetings, taking minutes during meetings, traveled with Mr. Thomas to attend meetings, maintained budget, payroll services.
Charlene Jones
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, Tribal Council Secretary
Created Legislation, Reviewed Legislation, attended executive meetings, reviewed documents and provided executive summaries of material, successfully coordinated and hosted numerous seminars and events hosting 300 - 1000 attendees,
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