Melissa Beckwit

Freelance Admin Support Freelancer & Bookkeeper

1703
Location:Cary, North Carolina, United States
Phone: 919-522-3073
Website: http://www.beckwit.com/beadorables
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/melissabeckwit
6
Kudos
4.0
2 Skills
$12
Rate/Hr
Profile
Motivated, personable business professional with 12-year track record of exceptional administrative support. Talent for quickly mastering technology – recently completed an Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and CMS (Content Management Systems) courses. Taught myself in three months QuickBooks home and business versions. I am confident to say I am intermediate on all previous said software and continuing to advance my knowledge of them. Diplomatic and tactful with professionals and non-professionals at all levels. Accustomed to handling sensitive, confidential records. Demonstrated history of producing accurate, timely reports meeting stringent guidelines. Flexible and versatile – able to maintain a sense of humor under pressure. Poised and competent with demonstrated ability to easily transcend cultural differences. Thrive in deadline-driven environments. Excellent team working skills. Have been awarded employee of the month at past jobs.

Skills Summary
Office Management/Support
Report Preparation
Written Correspondence
General Office Skills
Computer Savvy
Customer Service
Scheduling
Marketing & Sales
Event Coordination
Travel Arrangement Guru
Front-Office Operations
Professional Presentations

Computer Skills
MS Word
MS Excel
MS PowerPoint
MS Outlook
MS Publisher
CMS (Content Management System)
Windows XP, Vista, & Win 7
Adobe Illustrator
Goldmine/Remedy
QuickBooks
Internet Explorer/Firefox
RSS /Podcasts/Tweeter
Adobe Photoshop
Dreamweaver
Job Center Database

Employment History
RTP CHRISTIAN ACADEMY OF TECHNOLOGY – Durham, NC
Office Manager, May 2009 – December 2009
Administrative Assistant duties performed for Principal and Director of Education
Interaction with students of ages from K-12th grade by handling records/school file system, incident reports, parent correspondence, testing coordination, and special events
Performed marketing, accounting, office manager, & human resources assistance

EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF NC – Raleigh, NC
Executive Assistant, October 2008 – February 2009
Extensive phone, email, travel, and calendar management and event planning
Handled all expense reconciliation on company card and personal card via expense
reports procedures
Coordinating administrator for Commissions on Ministry
File management
Facilitator for the human resources side of employing Priest
Assisted receptionist with phone coverage and database management
Took part in group projects to help the company succeed

CAPITOL BROADCASTING CO./99.9FM THE FAN – Raleigh, NC
Administrative Assistant/Sales Assistant, January 2008 to October 2008
Coordinate in all sales assistant aspects for a 10 person radio station sales team
Performed all assistant duties to Station/Sales Manager and Programming Director
Implementation of new policies and procedures for the sales, traffic, and production departments
Assist other departments at the radio station as needed (i.e. Programming Department, Promotions Department, and Business Operations)
Responsible for Public File and quarterly filing
In charge of filling out affidavits for our station

CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD, INC. – Cary, NC
Administrative Assistant/Office Coordinator, April 2006 to January 2008
Coordinate in all administrative aspects for a 7 person real estate appraisal office
Assist the managing director of the office with business and personal needs
Perform database management
Manage production of appraisal reports for the Mid-Atlantic region, which includes 8 states and approximately 54 appraisers.
Responsible for collections of payments over 60 days for the entire Mid-Atlantic region

SERVICE MAILERS, INC. – Los Angeles, CA
Sales Administrator/Assistant CEO, January 2005 to February 2006
Assisted VP of Sales/Owner with day-to-day tasks as well as our sales team’s administrative needs
Composed estimates for our top clients and new prospects
Implemented and managed sales staff’s sales performance analyses
Started various programs to acquire more leads for our sales staff
Maintained close client contact as well as networking with prospects for new business
Started new marketing programs such as direct mail program, website enhancements, and quarterly newsletters. This also involved designing on my part as well as working with other designers.
Worked closely with our Customer Service Manager and General Manger to ensure processes ran smoothly among all departments

NAPSTER, LLC. – Los Angeles, CA
Office/Facility Manager and Assistant to COO, September 2003 to January 2005
Managed various facility issues from plumbing problems to construction modifications of our office building
Held an Office Manger’s position for two Los Angeles locations with a total staff of 100 employees
Processed all accounts payable for four Napster locations
Collaborated with other administrative personnel on special projects (International Consumers Electron Show (CES), monthly team building events, the annual holiday party, and quarterly staff meetings). Streamlined new facility and office policies to improve time management for the staff.
Set-up office space for all new hires this included phone & computer set up, office supplies and company personalized stationary
Held executive assistant position to the Chief Operating Officer – arranged domestic and international travel, managed their scheduling, reconciled Time & Expense (T&E) reports, prepared data reports, and special projects
Preformed special projects for our Quality Content department

Education
WAKE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE – Raleigh, NC
Associate’s Degree in Business 3.25
Skills (2) Rating
Admin Support
Bookkeeping