Melissa Foster

Freelance Fiction Writer & Salesperson

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Location:Concord, North Carolina, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/melissafoster
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QUALIFICATIONS
• Outstanding communication, presentation, and sales skills
• Strong ability in self motivating. Skilled in organization and office procedures
• Ability to achieve immediate and long-term goals and meet operational deadlines
• Been a freelance writer since 1990

EXPERIENCE
Walgreens Pharmacy
Senior Cpht Pharmacy Technician
Pharmaceutical Chain
• Implemented successful marketing strategies targeting and developing new accounts
• Expanded customer base through a variety of effective sales techniques
• Maintained appearance of store through shelving merchandise
• Available for training personal
• Well versed in implementation of third party billing (insurance, coupons, etc.)

RadioShack
Sales Associate, Management Trained
Retail Chain
• Trained and supervised new hires
• Identified and resolved conflicts between public and employees, clarifying work relationships and alleviating communication problems
• Maintained weekly payroll and distribution of commission based sales
• Developed weekly schedule and organized vacation time

Other positions held: Superior Products Inc., Overland Park, KS: Hired as Office Assistant to Vice President. Worlds of Fun, Overland Park, KS: Hired as theme park accountant.

EDUCATION
Fort Hays State Univ, Hays, KS
Elementary Education, Communications
• Theater and speech courses
• Play and musical performances
• Worked with special needs children

UNCC, Charlotte, NC
Computer Science Courses
• Database courses
• Java, C++, Cobalt, Microsoft Excel, SQL
• Seminars of computer and communication skills

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
• Habitat for Humanity
• Adult Choir of Westford United Methodist Church
Skills (2) Rating
Fiction Writing
Sales