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Sonja Vorster | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 16, 2014

Sonja Vorster

Executive Assistant|Virtual Assistant|HR
   South Africa
  |   Rayton, Gauteng
  |  9:31 pm Local Time

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Overview

I have excellent communication and administration skills. Moreover, I look for ways to improve things: to make them faster, more efficient, more profitable, more streamlined. The result is lowered costs and greater profits due to higher productivity.

I would like to use my experience as a proactive Executive Assistant to help lighten your workload so you can use your time more effectively. I can assist you in running your business because I have successfully done it for myself.

I guarantee your satisfaction in terms of turn-around time,...

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Portfolio

Educational and work experience background

Skills (10)

Tested
Time Management
Time Management Test
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General Office Skills
Office Skills Test
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English
English Vocabulary Test (UK Version)
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UK English Basic Skills Test
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (UK Version)
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Public Relations
Public Relations Skill Test
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Operations Management
Operations Management Test
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Organizational Behavior
Organizational Behavior Test
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Computer Skills
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Customer Service
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Service Description

Customization and management of key business systems

- Organizing and streamlining current business flow to allow for future company growth
- Database setup and maintenance
- Online calendar setup and maintenance
- Accounting system setup and payment reminders
- Customer service system
- Internet marketing system
- Backups
- E-mail management/merge
- Document routine processes or compile Standard Operating
Procedures
- Create flowcharts for procedures and systems
- Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for admin & HR
- Implement automated business tools and software

Project management support

- Assist in developing the scope
- Assist in determining available resources
- Set up an online project management system
- Timeline adjustments and reporting
- Maintain contact with the project team
- Documentation of all processes
- Ensure everyone is informed
- Compile project reports

Website support

- Domain name registration, web activation
- Source and manage web/ developers, graphic designers, copywriters, etc as needed
- Website management/troubleshooting
- Add Google Analytics or other statistical tool
- Check for dead links and old data
- Manage updates to website
- Create and add opt-in forms for newsletters, etc
- Ensure all web pages view correctly in different web browsers

Technical writing/editing

- Staff manuals
- Business plans
- Standard Operating Procedures
- Website and blog content
- Research reports, academic or informational articles

Social media...

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Employment

Virtual Productivity Solutions
Owner
2009 - Present
Working with small business owners, I analyze where they are at present, compare it to where they want to be, and find ways to address the gap. I help business managers discover the factors that...
Academy for Educational Development (AED)
Administrative Systems Consultant
2008 - 2008
- Reviewing and evaluating current project administrative systems, including conducting a financial management audit - Reviewing AED organisational policy documentation - Compile AED-UGM admin and...
EIS-AFRICA
Public Relations and Administrative Manager
2002 - 2008
- Managing projects (including finances, contractors, staff) and their respective donor report requirements - Oversee website development and maintenance - Human Resource Management: Appoint...
Department of Land Affairs
Senior Administrative Officer
1998 - 2001
- Assessing training needs of staff (including skills audit) and organising training where necessary - Finding ways to motivate staff and create a strong team - Responsible for the directorate...

Education

Helderberg College
Secretarial Diploma
- 1998
University of South Africa
Bachelor of Arts (Industrial Psychology)
- 1994

Keywords

Standard Operating Procedures
Executive Assistant
Virtual Assistant
Project Management
Admin Assistant
Admin Support
Human Resources Support
Systems
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