Office professional with very strong English communication, customer service and computer skills. With 15 years of self-employment, I have a proven record as a motivated self-starter with discipline to work unsupervised.
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Most recently I worked for 8 years setting up and managing remote offices and inventory for a global manufacturing firm. That position was down-sized in April 2012, and I am looking to help others get going in the same way. If you are looking for a Virtual Assistant with a lot of experience in clerical, bookkeeping,...
Jun 29, 2012|Customer Service|$0|Completed
Jun 4, 2012|Virtual Assistant|$33|Completed
Computers since 1988; internet since 1995. Self-employed since 1998.
For the past 8 years my primary client has been a Canadian manufacturer which sells equipment worldwide in a niche market. My position was eliminated in budget cuts.
My business cards throughout the 8 years carried titles such as Eastern Region Manager, International Sales, Regional Manager and others, customized to suit the venue. Most accurate would have been Virtual Assistant.
During the 8 years, my job functions included:
- set up and management of remote offices including performing all clerical functions: design and creation of corporate forms, bookkeeping, purchasing, A/R, scheduling, travel arrangements, correspondence, reports, filing... All office duties.
- design and maintenance of static websites, ad copy and promotional materials including corporate exhibit booth
- equipment sales worldwide using qualified leads, internet research, direct mail, telephone, email, person-to-person, industry-related conferences
- set up and managed inventory of replacement parts including physical and clerical aspects from sourcing & purchase through order shipment
- customer service from initial inquiry through follow-up via telephone, e-mail, personal contact including travel as needed
- source and train part-time and casual employees as needed
Current software proficiencies include:
- MS Office
- QuickBooks Pro
- Adobe PhotoShop
- browsers: Internet Explorer,...
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2004 - 2012
- set up and management of remote offices including performing all clerical functions: design and creation of corporate forms, bookkeeping, purchasing, A/R, scheduling, travel arrangements,...