I'm a detail-oriented, responsible, enthusiastic, and multi-talented self-starter with skills ranging from administrative (including 20+ years as a secretary / administrative assistant), to web and graphic design; from Help Desk support and creation of related video tutorials, to technical and creative writing. My attention to detail and investigative / research skills have been highly praised by my employers and clients alike.
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I have an excellent command of the English language, with superb proofreading and editing skills. I work...
Dec 13, 2012|Marketing & Sales Consulting|Private|Completed
I have over 20 years of experience as a secretary / administrative assistant in a number of fields including education, legal and provincial government. (Full details are provided in my CV.)
For the past 15 years, Iíve been self-employed in a number of capacities, including:
- As a freelancer providing administrative support, technical Help Desk support, creative and technical writing services, as well as proofreading and editing services.
- As a small business owner with an award-winning children's music resource and online store (sold in 2008).
- As a website and graphic designer working with applications like Joomla, WordPress, osCommerce, and CRE-Loaded, as well as creating and maintaining HTML-based websites. (Iím familiar with PHP and CGI and can usually make minor changes to scripts but I am NOT a programmer.) Photoshop is my tool of choice for graphic design.
My website clients often requested assistance in creating the content for their site. To do so, it was necessary to learn as much as possible about their business and the topic at hand, a challenge that I have always enjoyed. Where content was client-supplied, I would proofread and edit the text to ensure that their message was delivered in a clear and concise manner.
I'm inquisitive, analytical, and thoughtful. If something doesnít seem right, I'll question it -- through contact with you or, if it makes more sense, through my own independent research -- to ensure that your project is completed as...
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