Sarah-Jane Assenmacher

Freelance Photographer & Proofreader

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Location:New Zealand
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/sarah-janeassenmacher
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Kudos
2.5
2 Skills
$15
Rate/Hr
Skills/Attributes
• Dependable and conscientious about my work
• Self-motivated and happy to learn new skills
• Good communication and listening skills
• Patient & easily approachable
• Good computer skills – proficient in Word, Excel, Xero & MYOB

Education
• Certificate in Copy-editing & Proofreading, NZ Writers College
Completed in June 2015
• Teacher Aide Certificate – Level 4 (Specialising in working with special needs children),
The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
Completed in July 2007
• Business Communication paper, the Insurance Institute of New Zealand
Completed in 1988
• University Entrance & Sixth Form Certificate, Wellington East Girls College
Completed in November 1984

Work History
Freelance proofreader
May 2015 – Current
• Proofreading business reports

Director/Accounts manager – Safe Onsite NZ Ltd, Puketapu
March 2004 – April 2015 (Part-time)
• Accounts payable
• Accounts receivable
• Bank reconciliations
• GST returns
• Payroll
• Proofreading reports

Teacher aide – Heretaunga Intermediate, Hastings
July 2006 – March 2009 (Part-time)
• Assisting with the reading recovery programme, including testing
• Being assigned to specific pupils with special needs/behavioural issues, both in normal
class activities and in the hard materials classes
• General assistance in the class setting

Systems planner – State Insurance, Head Office, Wellington
October 1992 – October 1998
• Computer system testing
• Liaising with programmers

Secretary/receptionist – Hebron Ministries, Benoni (South Africa)
September 1991 – August 1992
• Preparation of books for printing (including transfer between word processing programmes
and formatting)
• General secretarial/reception duties (answering the phone, typing, filing etc)

Data entry operator – Bible Society of New Zealand, Wellington
March 1990 – July 1991

Prior to this I worked for State Insurance in a number of different roles from
December 1984 – March 1990:
• Accounts clerk (payables, receivables, statistics/investments)
• Assistant systems planner
• Second in charge, EDP Control
Skills (2) Rating
Photography
Proofreading