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Idiyatu Akande

Freelance Ghostwriter & Proofreader

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Location:Germantown, Maryland, United States
Website: http://www.idiyatu.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/idiyatuakande
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2 Skills
$30
Rate/Hr
Idiyatu Akande
OBJECTIVE
To share and gain experience in the non-profit/finance/legal field through working within a challenging, administrative environment.

EDUCATION
Concord Law School Via Online
Executive Juris Doctorate, Dec 2014
Corporate Law/Contracts/Business Law


Towson University Towson, Maryland
Bachelors of Science, Dec 2010
Political Science and Creative Writing
WORK EXPERIENCE
Montgomery County State Attorney’s Office Rockville, MD
Law Intern; September 2013- November 2013
? Screener and legal aide at the financial crimes unit who prepared subpoenas, communicated with victims on cases and who distributed incident reports by case type into their various departments.
Primerica
Licensed Representative; January 2013 – Dec 2013 Gaithersburg, MD
? Licensed to sell life insurance. Certified to sell fixed annuities, auto and home, pre-paid legal, long-term care, debt resolutions and debt watchers. Team building, recruiting and leadership skills are one of the key roles of this organization. Primerica is a SP 400 and NYSE company.

Lord and Taylor
Team Leader/Sales Associates, September 2012- Present Gaithersburg, MD
? Expert/ Top sales representative since September 2012 in customer service, sales, and opening credit card applications. Expert in training new associates on company policies and sales applications.
Nordstrom Bethesda, MD
Sales Associates, June 2011-Oct 2011; Jan 2012- May 2012
? Sales Representative who appealed to customer needs and was a professional expert in merchandising including training new employees which included procedures such as directive selling and prioritized customer service.

Law Office Washington, DC
Office Services, Oct 2011-Jan 2012
Marsh and Mclennan Companies

? Hospitality associate, who collaborated with records department, and reception to create documents, answer phone calls and use databases
? set up conference rooms and catered food for conferences
? Managed seven pantries all while managing inventories for pantry supplies
? Worked with mailings and usage of Xerox and printer machines, picked up mail and created portfolios
? Cleaned refrigerators and kitchens frequently

Access2Heaven Network

Writer, December 2010- Present Silver Spring, MD

? Writer who writes creative products such as commercials, shows, screenplays and songs. As an intern collaboration is one of the key elements to success in this position.

Merritt Athletic Club
Front Desk Coordinator, June 2010 – December 2010 Baltimore, MD

? Front Desk Coordinator, which included an array of tasks that involved telecommunications, documenting club members' information, and promoting club deals and specials. An overall work ethic, that ensured safety and professionalism within the club's mission.

Towson University Towson, Maryland
Executive Assistant , August 2008-July 2010

? Executive Assistant of Aquatics Department director which included general office maintenance, created databases using spreadsheets and Excel documents, travel arrangements, creating files and portfolio and organizing office and practice areas.


RELATED COURSEWORK
Concord Law School, Kaplan Inc
2011-2014
? Educated in Contracts Law, Torts Law, Legal Writing and Criminal Law, Real Property, Constitutional Law, Criminal Procedure, Civil Procedure; studying Contract Drafting, Administrative Law, Corporations and Organizations Law, Employment Discrimination Law, Legal Research and Legal Analysis
Towson University
? Developed research and writing techniques in Political Science courses; learned creative skills and writing skills in Creative Writing classes
ORGANIZATIONS
Pi Kappa Delta Worldwide Chapter
Active member from 2007-Present
• Most prestigious debate and speech organization in the world
National Collegiate Honor Roll Society
Active member from 2007-Present
• The largest collegiate honor-roll society in the country.



Skills
50 wpm typing proficiency
Internet savvy
Researcher
Westlaw and Lexis Nexis user knowledge
Life Insurance licensed
Perfect attendance record
Creative, Organized thinker
Public speaker
Friendly and Observant
Yahoo article writer/contributor
Self published author of three books: Political Science book and two Creative Writing books
Skills (2) Rating
Ghostwriting
Proofreading