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Darlene Dionne

Freelance Brochure Designer & Business Card Designer

Location:Montgomery, Illinois, United States
2 Skills
Darlene Dionne
My Offsite Assistant
Cell 630-281-0929

Qualifications Summary __________________________________________________
Special Skills - Proofreading, event coordination, project management, specialized reports, advocacy, public speaking
Computer Skills - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint 2007, Publisher, specialized software pertinent to specific industries
Accomplishments - Dedicated, detail-oriented Assistant with multi-faceted experience as part of executive support team to coordinate, plan and support administrative tasks. Improve process of workflow to save time, work more efficiently and meet deadlines ahead of schedule. Advocate for students with disabilities, develop disaster/rescue plan. Proofreading, spelling and grammar specialist, time management skills and meeting facilitation skills.

• Proofreading – punctuation, editing, grammar, spelling, consistency, accuracy & formatting
• Project management – plan, organize, manage deadlines, product launch, and schedule vendor meetings
• Meeting coordination – travel, lodging, catering, transportation, handouts, audio-visual, entertainment & logistics for trade shows, meetings, and events including logistics of multi-room seminars
• Meeting facilitation – schedule meetings & conference calls, prepare handouts, agenda, & transcribe minutes
• Department financials – travel expenses, budget reconciliation, sales reports and presentations
• Time management – maintain multiple calendars, create timelines for projects, prioritize workload
• Special reports – create and present reports, spreadsheets, graphs, and PowerPoint presentations
• Marketing – brochures, ads, website content editing, direct mail, inventory, questionnaire and feedback

• Coordinate meeting logistics, trade shows, special events and inventory control
• Coordinate new product launch, brochure publication including off-site printing details
• Format and edit layout of manual and brochure
• Human Resources -- hiring, training and orientation of employees
• Manage small branch office, small retail store, small legal office, including inventory control
• Individual aide & advocate for students with disabilities
• Develop disaster plan utilizing staff for fire, emergency and tornado for disabled students

• Coordinate multi-step processes and deadlines for specialized projects and reports
• Coordinate special events
Annual sales force training/meetings Trade show
Company golf outing Recognition events
Several training programs and classes Local parade
Grand opening for a savings and loan Girl Scout activities
New product launch Relocation of office
• Organize office filing systems and computer files for department accessibility
• Dispatch technicians, coordinate subcontractors, manage shipping process
• Create process & procedures manuals for several departments

• Proofreading
• Editing
• Grammar and Spelling
• Consistency
• Accuracy
• Formatting
• Proofread catalogs, pricelists, technical information, website information, reports and correspondence
• Transcribe letters and reports using dictation, phone and written reports

• Develop several small brochures, pamphlets and catalogs, and several small newsletters
• Coordinate several advertising programs with radio, magazine and newspaper ads
• Coordinate meetings, website content editing, handouts, and logistics for new product launch
• Track sales records of various products and create analysis reports, questionnaires and evaluations
• Coordinate sales premium program (including inventory) and quarterly customer contest program
• Prepare sales proposals, manage database, and create reports
• Manage direct mail process