Expert Executive and Administrative Assistant and newly minted Legal Professional, with a decade of Government experience. I am the master of all things research. I always meet deadlines and budget!!!!
Currently rated the # 1 Canadian Researcher on Elance and in the top 1 % of all available Elance contractors overall! I will outperform any of your expectations.
I am quickly and easily able to perform any task with extreme discretion.
Having studied and participated in multiple levels of the political and legal environment, I would like to continue my career of exceptional executive and administrative assistant by providing freelance and consulting services.
Bachelor of Arts Political Science
Major : Political Science
Related Course Work International Law, Psychology, Anthropology, History, Social Policy
Diploma-Social Service Work
Major : Social Work
Related Course Work Social Policy, Logistics, Organization techniques, social integration of politics and society
SKILLS & ABILITIES
FLUENT IN ENGLISH, FRENCH, AND SPANISH
Coordinate and manage meetings with high profile individuals, prepare and issue background information and schedules
Manage expenses and claims as an executive assistant to a Member of Parliament
Manage logistics of a Conservative Campaign with multiple high level visitors
Managed staff , gave advice on political matters and performed senior level duties in the office of a Member of Parliament
Managed all outreach and media matters, as well as speeches and statements for the Member.
Managed as a supervisor a fine dining room, managing 70 employees and a 410 seat busy dining area
Expert at multitasking and prioritizing in all environments
Effective Communication to resolve issues of concern as well as coordinate and correspond with Parliamentarians from across the Globe
Strong conversational skills, creative and socially adept
Competent in processing correspondence, concerns, and communicating with various ministries, offices, departments, and the media.
Research, Analytical and Organizational Skills and System Skills
Undertake continuous research and data compilation for the Member of Parliament for Natural Resources, Health and Veterans Affairs Committees and follow up meetings.
Analyzed and prepared briefing notes on current affairs to locate areas of interest for meetings with constituents and stakeholders
Punctual, organized, excel in fast paced environments. Very good at prioritizing
Excellent computer skills ( Microsoft Office ? Word, Powerpoint, Excel) as well as Microsoft outlook, Maximizer Enterprise and CIMS data collection software
Ability to communicate effectively in English and recently enrolled in French language lessons. Basic Japanese
Executive Assistant to a Member of Parliament
Parliament Hill Office
Responsible for expenses, claims, schedule, logistics of daily Parliament Hill life, constituency correspondence and organized meetings
Committee prep work and background research
Good communication and organizational skills, helped develop positive relationships. Discretion and honesty were an imperative
Campaign Operations Manager
Logistics of leaders visits and other high profile visitors
Prepare and maintain an issues book for the riding
Liaise with other campaigns and central campaign to ensure cohesiveness of messaging
Issues Management Advisor
Working in a fast paced environment, prioritizing and remembering information properly
Developed great social interaction and crisis management skills
Consults for incident solution identification
Campaign Logistics Manager / Candidate Personal Assistant
Worked in a fast paced political campaign environment. Handled incoming correspondence, schedules and encouraged the team to work well together. I was commended on my ability to motivate and organize team work and tasks
Logistics Management of 3 Visits by Prime Minister Harper, 7 Conservative Ministers, 4 Conservative Members of Parliament, and 2 Senators Visits to the riding
Managed staff and volunteer training, financial obligations and constituent inquiries or complaints
Managed the local issues management. Daily media monitoring and presentation of daily reports to campaign
Campaign Issues Advisor and Personal Assistant
Researched, prepared and briefed the Candidate on riding specific issues
Organized volunteers and analyzed priority polling
REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
Social Service Worker Diploma
Bachelor of Arts Political Science