Sarah Owen

Freelance Banner Designer & Ad Designer

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Location:New Zealand
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/sarahowen
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SARAH OWEN

EMAIL: SARAHUNDACOVA@WINDOWSLIVE.COM

PERSONAL STATEMENT

I currently work with Access Home Health as a caregiver. I have cared for my client for 16 years. I also run a backyard plant nursery and create garden art for local markets.

I am hoping to find work that provides a challenge and utilizes my friendly customer service style, where my sales and marketing skills and courteous manner can shine.

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS AND CAREER STRENGTHS

? MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING
? EXCELLENT CUSTOMER INTERACTIONS
? CREATIVE AND UNIQUE
? INITIATIVE AND PROBLEM SOLVING ABILITY
? HIGH STANDARD OF CONFIDENTIALITY AND RESPECT
? CONTRIBUTING TEAM MEMBER
? INDEPENDENT WORKER
? STOCK CONTROL EXPERIENCE

WORK EXPERIENCE

PERSONAL CARER 2009 - CURRENT
Access Home Health, Nelson
Providing personal care, cleaning and companionship for one client in her own home

DISTRIBUTOR 2009 - 2014
Homecare Direct Shopping, Nelson
Achieve sales targets, market and promote products and develop customer relationships

SALES REPRESENTATIVE 2007 - 2014
Avon, Richmond
Achieve sales targets, market and promote products and develop customer relationships

CAREGIVER 2002 - 2009
Access Home Health, Stoke
Responsibilities include the day to day caring of clients in their homes

CAREGIVER 1999 - 2002
Home Health 2000, Stoke
Responsibilities include the day to day caring of clients in their homes

GARDEN ASSISTANT 1996 - 1997
Richmond Garden Center, Richmond
Duties include retail sales, merchandising, stock rotation and chemical management

HOT HOUSE WORKER AND PACKER 1995 - 1996
Orchid Growers, Stoke
Duties included picking and pruning, and packing orchids for overseas markets

RETAIL ASSISTANT 1994
Riverlea Pets, Nelson
Responsibilities include Aquarium Manager and animal care advisor and sales

RETAIL ASSISTANT 1993 - 1994
Down to Earth Garden Centre, Nelson
Duties include retail assistant and landscape, plant and display manager

RETAIL ASSISTANT 1989 - 1992
Broughs Greenworld, Nelson
Duties include sales, plant and chemical management, pet and stock manager and florist

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE AND ACTIVITIES

SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER 2011 - 2012
Richmond Church of Christ
Duties include leading Youth Bible studies, and fair and jumble sale stall holder

INTERNSHIP 2010
Richmond Church of Christ & Annesbrook Church
Duties include organizing She Women’s Group meetings and general supporting duties

GROUP FACILITATOR – TAKE A BREAK PROGRAM 2014
Richmond Church of Christ
Formed group and facilitated support meetings for women to help them find their strength and confidence, again and introducing them to new opportunities within their community

EDUCATION AND ACHIEVEMENTS

? 2011 – Diploma in Christian Ministry Internship
? 2008 – Small Business Management Course
? 1994 – Business Computing course
? 1993 – Foundation Certificate in Visual Arts
? 1990 – BDC Certificate in Sales and Marketing
? 1989 – Link Course – Floral Art and Display
? 1989 – School Certificate
? 1989 – Youth Certificate
? 1987 – Girls Brigade Pioneer

INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES

? Gardening and Garden Art
? Up-cycling (Recycling)
? Photography
? Creative Cooking and Culinary Preserves
? Catering and Entertaining
? Art and craft
Skills (2) Rating
Banner Design
Ad Design