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Valencia G. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 4, 2014

Valencia G.

Experienced & Resourceful Executive Assistant
   United States
  |   Phoenix, AZ
  |  2:02 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $21

I am a versatile, energetic & hardworking Executive Assistant with 14 years of experience providing support to top level executives. I work in partnership with entrepreneurs, established businesses and the general public to provide administrative support, bookkeeping, business writing, event coordination, travel planning and other support services to create functionality and simplicity for your business or personal affairs. My goal is to provide you with an extra set of hands to manage and simplify operations while you focus on...

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Tested
Bookkeeping
Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Event Planning
Accounts Payable
Financial Reporting
Customer Service
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Intuit QuickBooks
Payroll
Report Writing

Service Description

14 year Executive Level Administrative Support Professional- supporting top level executives and senior staff in the career areas of hospitality, education, government, healthcare and no-profit and banking. That means being on top of everyone and everything: officials, staff, directives, tasks, events, schedules, emerging news, policy issues and concerns, etc.
heavy calendar management
business writing
drafting, proofreading and editing correspondence
managing and tracking large operational budgets
Expense Reporting
Payroll
Travel planning
Internet Research
Bookkeeping
Accounts Payable
recorded transcription- meetings and public hearings


Events & Meeting Planner -9 Years
Planned, organized and managed events for meetings, special engagements, charity, community outreach and sporting events.

Contract Negotiating to secure venues, menu selections, audio/visual requirements, entertainment and ground transportation.

Setup and maintain event timelines.

Budget Management- have established and maintained event budgets of up to 100,000 per event.

Staff Recruiting

Partnered with government agencies to solicit community-related services and equipment.

Design Promotional materials, invitations, favors and marketing materials related to the events.

Fundraising- 7 years
Raised funds for various charitable causes which included selling of individual tickets and corporate packages for fundraising events and raffles

Solicited for Gift- in-kind donations and services...

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Employment

Marriott International
Executive Assistant
2012 - Present
Provides executive level support to the Director of Engineering and the department at local hotel. Primary responsibilities include the following: Payroll-Process payroll for ten associates....
Department of Economic Security
Administrative Assistant III (contractor)
2011 - 2012
Provided senior level administrative support to the Program Administrator, management & staff of the Community Services Unit of the Department of Aging & Adult Service Department. Managed...
Goodson & Associates Management Solutions
Event Manager & Consultant, Special Events
2010 - 2011
Event Manager & Consultant, Special Events Accomplishments: Retirement Party for Dorothy James- Provided event preparation consultation, i.e. venue & vendor recommendations. Managed & supervised...
Housing Authority of Baltimore City
Executive Assistant
2009 - 2011
Served as right hand and “Gatekeeper” to the DED; that meant being on top of everyone and everything: officials, staff, directives, tasks, events, emerging news, policy issues etc. Researched...
Creative Fundraising
Event Co-Planner
2010 - 2010
Organized fundraising events for non-profit organizations. Created & maintained event budgets; Implemented and managed event timelines and tasks; monitored teams' progress, scheduled team...
The Coastal Corporation
National Event Planner
2008 - 2009
Successfully planned, managed and executed nationwide All Star Cheerleading and Dance Competitions with attendance up to 5000 participants. Planned and negotiated venue contracts, menu selections,...
Baltimore City Public Schools
School Secretary
2002 - 2008
Provided administrative support to the staff, parents and administrators of two local elementary schools. Drafted school correspondence, data reports, financial spreadsheets, etc. Updated state...

Education

Essex Community College
Associate of Arts Degree
2004 - 2008

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administrative
bookkeeping
accounting
events
writing
transcription
graphic design
proofreading and editing
research
data entry
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