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Ron Price - Freelance Annual Report Writing & Biography Writing
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EMPLOYMENT-SOCIAL-ROLE POSITIONS: 1943-2015 2010-2015-Retired and on a pension in George Town, Tasmania 1999-2009-Writer & Author, Poet & Publisher, Editor & Researcher. Retired Teacher & Lecturer, Tutor & Adult Educator, Taxi-Driver & Ice-Cream Salesman, George Town Tasmania Australia 2002-2005-Program Presenter City Park Radio Launceston 1999-2004-Tutor &/or President George Town...
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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LANGUAGES Visual BASIC, C/C++, JavaScript, PHP, SAS, SQL, XML/XSLT, ASP.NET SYSTEMS Windows, Terminal Server, Citrix MetaFrame, Sun Solaris, Linux, BSD Unix, Mac OS 9, 10 TOOLS MS Visual Studio .Net, MacroMedia StudioMX, FileMaker Pro, MS Access, MySQL, MS SQL Server, SAS, Firebug EDUCATION B.S. Geology, Adelphi University TRAINING SAS Macro Programming, SAS Intrnet®, SAS Data Warehouse Administration Beginning and Advanced Unix CITIZENSHIP: U.S. Citizen
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Scott T. Cassidy Summary Of Qualifications I have proven ability in management of multiple National accounts, warehouse, and logistics of freight and ground shipments. Top notch customer service through years of experience in small business. Solid working knowledge of Quickbooks, Outlook, Excel, Word, UPS and Fedex systems as well as online freight quoting and merchant credit card processing systems. I am definitely a team player that works well with others. However, I am also a confident and motivated individual that can take charge on his own when needed. Over 10 years of experience working in small business environments helping them to grow and accomplish their goals. Recently I’ve been volunteering at Waltham Cable producing a TV show and coordinating monthly car shows to raise money for charities. I have worked on a couple of documentary films helping with camera work, lighting, set design and editing. Work History Newton Distributing June 2006 - Oct. 2009 ? 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Set up new customers in Quickbooks as well as any new products that needed to be added into the system • Operated the Forklift for palletized Freight Shipments going out on a daily basis as well as checking and verifying incoming stock to our purchase orders for accuracy and/or any discrepancies that may have occurred and filed any claims needed • Dealt with Customer issues in a multitude of situations while assuring their confidence in the companies abilities, services, and products • Processed close out contracts and change orders for all National Accounts I handled as well as any quoting for all jobs that were going out to bid • Kept track of all pending and back orders as well as returns authorizations • Reconciled checks as well as credit card payments in Quickbooks and Managed HPS Connect online merchant account for payments, credits, voids, and setting up other users to enable them to process payments for orders Terroir Coffee Company May 2004 - June 2006 ? Administrative Assistant/Warehouse and Shipping • Customer Service, answering phones and directing calls • Responsible for responding to customer inquiries through managing 3 email accounts, voicemail, by phone and fax • Invoiced Orders for Wholesale and Retail Clients and Customers using Quickbooks and Ebeans Online system • Processed and received payments for all orders through online merchant credit card system, as well as any credits/charge backs that needed to be done • Organized and expedited shipments utilizing UPS online system and USPS click and ship, including various International shipments • Ordered any office supplies needed, filing, faxing, and distribution of mail • Assisted in the warehouse weighing coffee into various size bags, sealing, labeling, and packing orders for shipment HGA/Quest Nov. 2002 - April 2004 ? Merchandiser/Sales Rep • Set integrity for all bays of product while maintaining vendor's designated areas of display for merchandise • Executed cross merchandising plans each month according to design • Utilized PDA unit to capture pictures of work done and submit reports on a daily basis • Took care of buybacks and return to vendor issues including damages, defective merchandise, and vendor recalls • Order and implement POP(Point of Purchase) Signs, materials, and displays to promote vendor's products Edge Beyond Media Jan 2005 - Present ? Videographer/Production Assistant/Writer/Editor • Worked with New Gravity Media on 14 Degrees: A Paranormal Documentary • And Museum of The Paranormal(The precursor to the hit television show Haunted Collector) • Currently working on my own Documentary and Music Videos for local bands • Videographer for Weddings, Events, Virtual Tours, and more Nexus New England May 2010 - Present ? Co-founder and Director/coordinator of events • Coordinating Car Shows • Working with various businesses to help raise money for charities Education Arts Institute of New England(formerly Massachusetts Communications College) ? Associate of Science in Recording Arts and Digital Video Editing • Studied signal flow and recording production • Learned Digital Video Production and Editing • Minored in Music Business and Record Label Operations • Graduated with 3.7 GPA WTI Computers and Electronics Trade School, Boston, MA ? Certificate in Computer and Electronics Repair • Studies computers and electronics down to component level • Learned to read schematics and the ability of soldering • Graduated with 4.0 GPA
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