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Ahmed ElKhouly - Freelance Photography & 3D Graphic Design
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Ahmed Elkhouly Citizenship : Egyptian ? Date of birth : 25 Nov 1986 Contact Tel : +1 (954) 625 4995 e-mail : Eng-ahmedatef@live.com Address 274 SE 9th ST Dania Fort Lauderdale, Florida . Profile Objective To excel as photographer and acquire all the skill and knowledge needed to reach this goal. Availability Now Key Skills Proficient or familiar with a vast array of programs, concepts and technologies, including: Autodesk 3D Max Adobe Light room Adobe Photo Shop V-ray Network fundamentals Education 2013 to Present Bachelors of Science in Commercial Photography at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale 2004 to 2009 Bachelors of Science in Architectural Engineering at Helwan University (September 2009) 2002 to 2004 Sheraton Heliopolis Language School (July 2002) Work Experience DeeeVa Photography, Cairo, Egypt Full-time job Owner and main photographer October 2012 to September, 2013 ? Managed and handled all clients in person. ? Photographed weddings, engagements, parties, couple sessions and children. ? Responsible for second shooters improvement of skills and over all outcomes. ? In charge of all marketing aspects. ? Responsible for the post production of all pictures taken by all photographers. OJO Photography, Cairo, Egypt Part-time job Assistant photographer October to December, 2012 ? Assisted all the main photographers in weddings as a second shooter. ? In charge of all the equipment during photo-sessions and couple session. ? Responsible for lighting setup for portraits and pre-wedding session. Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) Riyadh ,KSA Full-time job Interior Designer January to September, 2012 ? Façade design and 3D visualization for Tabook Museum. ? Façade design and 3D visualization for Goof Museum. ? Façade design and 3D visualization for Najran Museum. ? Redesign of SCTA branch in Medina. ? Converting part of King Abd AL Aziz castle in Wadi AL Dawaser in to offices for SCTA. ? Complete Renovation And interior design of Masmak castle in Riyadh. ? Interior design for Prince Sultan Bin Salman office in AL Bujairy, Al Deraya plus all the additional management, meeting, engineers, and secretary offices. ? Interior design for the exhibition and client reception center AL Bujairy, Al Deraya. S Designs ,Cairo , Egypt Full-time job Architect January to December, 2011 ? Design for No. interior spaces and landscape & their perspective views . ? Working drawings for No. living spaces and their mockups . ? Contacting directly with clients in search of their preferred taste in each space they need redefining. Saudi Architects ,Riyadh ,KSA Full-time job Main Architect/Coordinator October to December, 2010 ? The complete planning of 45 schools all around Saudi Arabia all the way from scratch until the details of every school including the working drawings ,Specs and Boqs Al Amar Consulting Group ,Cairo , Egypt Full-time job Junior Architect January to September, 2010 ? Site Consultant engineer in Porto Al Sokhna in both Bahamas district and Hawaiian district. ? Interior design and schematic drawings for Mercedes showroom (Alex). ? Design ,presentation and schematic drawings for Ataci Mall (Alex). ? Working drawings for cairo festival city plot C, plot D and plot E 30% and 60% (Egypt). ? Presentation and 3D perspectives for all residential buildings in cairo festival city (Egypt). ? Tender drawings for Fine Line factory (Egypt). ? Schematic design, perspectives and schematic drawings for Pakistan school in Cairo (Egypt). ? Schematic drawings Mercedes showroom I al alamin (Alex). ? Design and presentation of schematic design for adminsttive towers (Libya) ? Perspective views and tender drawing for Al Ganin hospital (Egypt). ? Perspective views and tender Drawings for villas and building in Manazel compound (Egypt). ? Perspective views and working drawings for villas and building in Aswar compound (Egypt). ? Design and presentation for Kuidar mall1 and mall 2 (Egypt). H.S.I Interior Design ,Cairo , Egypt Full-time job Interior Designer July to December, 2009 ? Design for No. interior spaces and landscape & their perspective views. ? Working drawings for No. living spaces and their mockups. ? Contacting directly with clients in search of their preferred taste in each space they need redefining. Work Experience (Undergraduate) Innovation Group Presentation office ,Cairo , Egypt Part-time job Architect January, 2008 to April, 2009 ? Several perspective views for No. Villas. ? Several perspective views for No. residential and administrative buildings. ? Saraya Al Katameya compound (Egypt) 3d animation, movie presentation, perspective views & 3d interior furnishing. B.O.A presentation office, Cairo , Egypt Part -time job Architect June to December, 2008 ? Al Nagaf City (Iraq) 3d animation and movie presentation. ? Several perspective views for No. Villas. Guess Retail Branch, Cairo, Egypt Part -time job Retail Sales Representative June to October , 2007 ? In charge of reaching out to the customers inside the store with help and size picking. ? Responsible for arranging products in and appealing way to satisfy customers. ? Responsible of in branch stock room flow and calculations. Activities and Interests Internet Personal ASP.. Automobile Cars in general, sports cars, racing Traveling USA, England, Cyprus, Thailand, Australia, Bahrain, Morocco. Languages Arabic (native) English (fluent) French (basic) Personal Skills ? Active listener ? Enthusiasm in work ? Self confidence ? Work under stress ? Work for long hours ? Adaptive to physically stressing work ? Very focused ? Creative in every aspect ? Peoples person ? Very social personality Computer skills ? Autodesk Auto Cad program . ? Autodesk 3D Max program . ? V-ray program . ? Autodesk Revit program . ? Adobe Photo Shop program . ? Adobe Premiere program . ? Sony Vegas movie editing program . ? Adobe After Effects program . ? Good Command in Microsoft® Windows ? Good Command in Microsoft® Office. ? Good Command in Internet Basics.
United States
Jill Sanders - Freelance Children's Book Writing & Technical Writing
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My work experience is mostly managerial/sales. I do have one self-published children's book and another that I'm shopping. I also have a non-fiction book I am working on. I have never done proofreading professionally, however spelling and grammar mistakes stand out to me as if they are in neon. My actual resume is pasted below, but I'd love to branch out into the world of writing as a profession. JILL M. SANDERS SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS • Administrative professional offering diverse office management, customer service, merchandising, sales and bookkeeping experience which can be applied to a variety of positions. • Results-oriented, adept at multi-tasking, prioritizing and meeting rigid timelines. • Highly approachable, communicates in a clear and sincere manner to promote positive relations, teamwork and effective problem solving. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Auction Coordinator, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (4/11-present) Soliciting businesses for donations of goods/gift certificates to be auctioned at annual Light The Night Walk Maintaining records of all contacts and donations All aspects of the auction that evening Customer Service Representative, Healthnow, Government Programs (5/11 - present) Call center - heavy volume Knowledge of various Medicare Advantage Plans Assisting members with benefits/claims information Use of Cisco Softphone Controller/General Manager, Sherwood Tile, Inc. (2006 - 2009) (in addition to duties of Showroom Manager) > Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable > All aspects of HR/Payroll > Banking/handling large sums of cash > General ledger > Record keeping for Corporate Tax Returns > Setting budgets for advertising, inventory and showroom improvements > Inventory management Managed granite fabrication/installation staff > Maintaining relationships with suppliers, builders, contractors and interior designers Showroom/Sales Manager, Sherwood Tile, Inc. (1999 - 2006) (in addition to duties of Executive Assistant) > Creating and building attractive displays, merchandising > Organization and pricing of thousands of samples > In house designer for many custom builders > Blueprint takeoffs and material calculations/recommendations > Managed a team of sales people > Attended trade shows to stay current with trends/technology > Organized contractor seminars > Designed a user friendly system to track special orders Consistently meet monthly sales goals of high end items Executive Assistant, Sherwood Tile, Inc. (1994 - 1999) > Typing > Filing > Customer service - both in person and over phone > Initialing use of computers for billing and inventory > Placing orders with suppliers > Ordering office supplies > Answering 3 phone lines Manage schedule of executive and made travel arrangements Employment Specialist, Career Directions, Newburgh, NY (1992 - 1994) > Placement of Temp and Temp to Perm Positions > Maintaining files of candidates > Placing ads for new candidates and conducting interviews > Contacting businesses to assist with staffing needs Executive Legal Secretary, Klein & Genova, Newburgh, NY (1990 -1992) > Heavy typing > Maintaining and organizing client files > Meeting deadlines > Gather relevant information from clients over phone and in person > Maintaining confidentiality > Transporting documents to court EDUCATION 1990 Associates Degree, Business Administration Dutchess County Community College, Poughkeepsie, NY SKILLS Typing 70+ wpm Microsoft Office, Word, Works, Excel, Streamline, Lotus Notes, Powerpoint References upon request
Schodack Landing, New York, United States
Tom Poorman - Freelance Copywriting & Content Writing
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2 Skills
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Thomas C. Poorman Writing Samples: http://tcpwriting.weebly.com/ Experience President, Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce, 1991 – present Assistant City Manager, City of Grand Haven Michigan, 1989-91 Management Intern, City Manager’s Office, City of Cincinnati, 1988-89 Management Specialist, Northern Kentucky Area Development District, 1987-88 Assistant Manager, Fifth Third Bank, 1985-86 Admissions Counselor, Muskingum College, 1984-85 Education Muskingum College, Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1984, Majors in Political Science & History Miami University, 1986-87, completed 33 graduate credit hours studying American History Copley High School, Akron, Ohio, graduated 1979 Strengths Understanding of organizational management, marketing and business systems and processes. Interpersonal communications skills; writing, public speaking and discussion skills. Ability to analyze and present information and data in a factual and convincing manner. Professional & Community Involvement Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority, board member Muskingum County Business Incubator, board member Genesis Healthcare System, finance committee member Zanesville Rotary Club, board member Muskingum County Transportation Improvement District, board chairman Ohio Economic Development Association, member Zanesville City Schools, chairman of levy committees Zanesville Revolving Loan Program, committee member American and Ohio Chamber of Commerce Executives associations, member Eastern Ohio Development Alliance, board officer/secretary and member Muskingum County Water and Sewer Advisory Board, member Trinity United Presbyterian Church, member
Columbus, Ohio, United States
Rob Johnston - Freelance SEM & Internet Marketing
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Curriculum Vitae PERSONAL INFORMATION Name: Robert Johnston Address: 25 McCarthy Rd, Monbulk, Victoria, 3793 Telephone: 0415 637 163 E-Mail: robertjjohnston@gmail.com CAREER SUMMARY Five years experience working in Search Marketing and five years experience in various office based roles, complimented by five years in customer service. EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS Master of Business Administration August 2004-June 2005 London School of Business and Management Specialisation: International Business Bachelor of Hospitality Management February 1998-November 2000 Central Institute of Technology, New Zealand SKILLS AND QUALITIES • Excellent communicator, both written and verbal • Strong analytical skills • Able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Package • Extensive use of Bid Management Technologies (ZAP Search, EF) • Comprehensive knowledge of Adwords Editor and Google Products • GAP qualified EMPLOYMENT HISTORY July 2010 – June 2012 Search Marketing Manager (Freelance) GroupM, Sydney • Worked on multiple contracts for MEC, Maxus, Mindshare and Outrider • Managed a range of clients across Financial Services, Automotive, Pharmaceutical, FMCG, Travel and Retail with budgets ranging up to $200,000 (approx) per month. • Built, managed and optimised campaigns to ensure objectives were met and targets achieved • Developed holistic strategies to ensure Search was effectively integrated across the entire business • Managed internal and external relationships and trained staff • Designed processes which were implemented across all of the GroupM businesses • Created internal surveys and audited advertiser campaigns to help understand where performance improvements could be made August 2007 – March 2010 Search Marketing Manager Downstream Marketing, Sydney • Contributed to achievements of company which won B&T Emerging Agency of the Year 2008 and AdNews Specialist Agency of the Year 2008 • Worked across a broad portfolio of clients including Financial Services, Retail and Travel, exceeding $300,000 in overall monthly media spend • Extensive experience in building, managing, optimising and reporting on search marketing campaigns. I have acquired my search marketing knowledge and skills by working on a variety of large and complex campaigns, ensuring that marketing objectives are delivered to whilst keeping to budget • Developed work processes with clients, providing weekly reports and insights regarding ongoing performance of campaigns • Managed client relationships and engage in strategic discussions to improve the reach and performance of campaigns • Engaged in discussions and strategic reviews with publishers and external agencies • Trained new staff members in areas of account coordination and account management • Provided recommendations on the development of overall marketing campaigns alongside search July – August 2007 Data Analyst Ebay Australia, Sydney • Analysed and Transliterated keyword sets • Reviewed keywords and created interdependent links between them to improve finding efficiencies 2001-2007 Office Based Roles Various Roles, London & Sydney 1995-2001 Customer Service and Hospitality Roles Various Roles, Wellington & London
Monbulk, Victoria, Australia
Bara Dweik - Freelance Screenwriting & Journalistic Videography
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I am a very experienced writer and Editor. I was an editor of a monthly newspaper and I certainly am very strong in grammar, spelling and punctuation. I have published a book and working currently on my second book. I am also a screenwriter. I wrote scripts for 2 short films and one documentary.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Project Aella © Lead and Designer - Freelance Presentation Design & Programming
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I am the Project Lead and Designer of an independent video game project currently in Development, and I have joined freelanced as a means to recruit a digital artist to work on on the project. I also have an interest in digital art, and really appreciate the amount of talent and skill required to produce such beautiful works of art. Any digital artists within the U.K. are free to contact me and apply. Look forward to connecting with all you wonderful people. Mr O. Shonibare Project Lead and Designer
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Marie O'Sullivan - Freelance Writing & Editing
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Publishing professional with more than 20 years experience as an independent contractor. Marie O’Sullivan 6 Sea View, Termonfeckin, Co Louth, Ireland Ph: +353-86-812-4472; Fax: +353-41-988-1759; e-mail: mros@eircom.net Freelance Experience Institute of International Education, New York, NY and EducationDynamics, Chester, PA Product Specialist and Editor IIEPassport Study Abroad Directories May 1990 - present Editor of a database of over 9,000 programs for the IIEPassport Study Abroad Directories. Interact with a global base of more than 1,200 educational institutions; manage editorial, production and print advertising from data collection to finished product; establish and maintain production schedules and budgets; manage relationships with web hosts, printers, and advertisers; research, write and edit articles, guides, newsletters, directory front matter and other related items in the field of international education. Long-standing relationship attributed to continually improving schedules, cutting costs, and delivering quality products. Publications include: IIEPassport: Academic Year Abroad, IIEPassport: Short-Term Study Abroad, and the companion website, www.IIEPassport.org, Intensive English USA, Financial Resources for International Study, Funding for US Study, Teaching Opportunities Abroad, Atlas of Student Mobility. Contributing writer/editor to Study DownUnder, IIENetworker, UniversitiesAbroad.com, and IIEPassport.org. Freelance Editorial and Writing Assignments: Clients have included Oxford University Press; Longman Publishers, Inc; Litton International Publishers; Grune & Stratton, Inc. Copyediting/proofreading in both American and British usage and spelling. Recent projects: researcher/writer for the International Directory of Company Histories and Contemporary Black Biographies published by Cengage/Gale; substantive copyediting for a thesis based on Lean Six Sigma. Current projects include copyediting corporate biographies and web content for EMS & Associates (www.emsandassociates.ie). Work Experience EUSA-European Study Abroad Dublin, Ireland Program Manager May 2005 - May 2006 Acting Director May 2006 - Nov 2006 Procured and supervised unpaid internship placements in a broad spectrum of industries for US students studying in Ireland. Interviewed potential interns for placement; sourced and arranged internships and housing; arranged airport transfers and excursions; conducted comprehensive orientation programs; supervised and evaluated interns; provided emergency and support services; liaised with US study abroad offices, and EUSA offices in Boston, London, Paris, Madrid, and Geneva. Center for Experiential Learning, Loras College Dubuque, IA On-Site Program Coordinator Jan 2004 - May 2007 Conducted orientation of students and faculty to Dublin, Ireland, and worked on various aspects of the program, including university registration, excursions and counselling. Located and secured student and faculty housing; assisted students and faculty with settling in; provided an in-depth orientation to the city; managed and tracked program funds; provided access to medical facilities; registered students with Garda Immigration and the U.S. Embassy; maintained availability throughout program to provide guidance and assistance as needed; facilitated coordination of internship and job-shadow opportunities; established and maintained effective relationships with students, faculty and administration, local employers, and contacts in Dublin. Engineering Information, Inc New York, NY Manager, Production Services Department Nov 1988 - Jan 1990 Managed the Production Services Department of this major engineering information publisher. Directed a staff of 15 including a production supervisor, production assistants, proofreaders, traffic coordinator, and data entry operators in the compilation and production of 100,000 pages annually of abstracted and indexed journal articles. Duties encompassed every aspect of production: designing output and type specifications for all online and print products; estimating and budgeting; scheduling and schedule adherence; overseeing all pre-press operations; negotiating composition and print contracts; maintaining vendor relationships. Head, Production & Distribution Department Jan 1985 - Nov 1988 Supervised all production processes from typesetting through bound book; developed and maintained cost controls; established and maintained schedules; prepared type specifications. Successfully implemented measures that resulted in improved schedules, while cutting outside typesetting and printing costs in excess of $100,000.00 annually. After reorganization was promoted to Manager, Production Services Department. Supervisor, Quality Assurance Section Oct 1983 - Jan 1985 Hired, trained and supervised proofreaders and quality control staff. Oversaw the internal trafficking, data validation, and quality control of master database. Directly responsible for the production of Engineering Information’s Technical Bulletin series from data input to bound book. After reassessing the priorities in the Quality Assurance Section, resulting in the elimination of a three-month backlog, was promoted to Head, Production & Distribution Department. Academic Press, Inc New York, NY Supervisor, Book Information and Services Division Oct 1977 - Oct 1983 Managed the production of four annual catalogues and four monthly booklets on scientific, technical, engineering, and medical literature. Hired, trained and supervised a staff of four; interacted with computer typesetters, artists, editorial, marketing, and sales staff. Directly responsible for designing database file layouts, establishing budgets, and developing new procedures to produce catalogues more efficiently. English Teacher, Grades 7-12, New York State Board of Education Sep 1976 - Jun 1977 Conferences: EAIE: European Association for International Education; NAFSA: Association of International Educators. Awards Outstanding Performance Award (Mar 1987) from Engineering Information, Inc for: continued efforts to reduce production costs yielding significant dollar savings; design and production of the 1985 and 1986 Ei Annual Report with costs for the former being substantially lower than the prior year; and effective leadership of the Staff Liaison Committee. Award of Excellence (group award - Apr 1984) for the writing, editing and design of Technical Bulletin: Prosthetics, Orthotics & Bionics; and Award of Merit (individual award - Apr 1984) for cover design of Technical Bulletin: Data Storage. Awarded by The Society of Technical Communication. Education Bachelor of Arts in English & Education from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, May 1976. Workshops and Seminars: Book Editing Workshop, CUNY Graduate Center, NY; ADP Management Seminars, NY; Controlling Production and Manufacturing Costs, Folio Show, NY; Introduction to Quark & MAC, LaGuardia CC, NY; Access, ABM Computer Training, Dublin, Ireland Memberships and Associations: NAFSA:Association of International Educators, Education Abroad Professionals, SUNY Stony Brook Alumni, Termonfeckin Community Action Group Hardware: Complete home office with PC, laptop, tablet, laser & inkjet printers, CD/DVD RW, Broadband DSL, fax. Software: MS Office Professional, Adobe Acrobat X Pro. AVG Virus Protection and Personal Firewall. Interests: Golf, gardening, travel, painting, reading. References Available upon request
Termonfeckin, Louth, Ireland
Leila Nguyen - Freelance Graphic Design & Website Design
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Leila Nguyen t. 904.302.1518 e. leila@baotrancreative.com w. baotrancreative.com EDUCATION University of North Florida Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in Graphic Design & Digital Media EXPERIENCE 2013 Florida Blue Contract Graphic/Interactive Designer Worked on multiple projects in collateral and interactive designs. www.floridablue.com 2012 Regency Centers Marketing Design Assistant - Contract Worked on multiple projects in collateral design such as branding, packaging and created templates, signages, pylons, flyers, brochures, and direct mail. Worked on site plan illustrations, created and converted graphics for the web. Also, worked on web emails and managed web contents. www.regencycenters.com 2012 Tina Nail Salon Freelance Recreated logo, developed a brand new website and flyer. www.luxurynailjax.com 2011-12 at Broadbased Communications Inc. Freelance Simultaneously worked collateral pieces such as special event ads for World of Nations, Seasonal Catalogs and News Letters for CSX, profile designs, brochures, and catalogs for Florida Costal Law School, and other print projects related. 2011 Luxury Nails & Spa of Orange Park Client Freelance Created a new logo, price-list , flyer and developed website for the client www.luxurynailspaorangepark.com 2011 Luxury Nails of Jacksonville Client Freelance Recreate logo and price-list. A brand new website has also been developed for the client. www.luxurynailjax.com TECHNIQUE SKILLS Advanced in Creative Suite 6: After Effects, Acrobat Pro, Bridge, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Photoshop Lightroom, and Premier Pro. Additional Skills Interactive Design, 508 Compliance, corelDraw, iBooks Author, Keynote, iMovie, XHTML, HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, WordPress, and MS Office. Book Binding, Book Design, Ebooks, Photography, Illustration and Digital sketching/Illustration. DESIGN SKILLS/QUALITIES Team player, analytic, creatively challenged, details and typography oriented. Also, flexible to switch between Mac & PC. LANGUAGES English Vietnamese Member of AIGA since 2008 Osprey Design Club Typophile
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Lilian Lombard - Freelance Word Processing & Personal Assistance
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CURRICULUM VITAE FOR LILIAN LOMBARD CURRICULUM VITAE Personal Information NAME : Lilian Joan Lombard ADDRESS : 81 Ermelo Road Strubenvale Springs 1559 CONTACT NO’S : 073 608 7642 I.D. NO. : 631211 0083 089 AGE : 46 years NATIONALITY : South African MARITAL STATUS : Divorced CHILDREN : Two, aged 18 & 16 HOME LANGUAGE : English DRIVERS LICENCE : Code 08 LANGUAGES : SPEAK READ WRITE ENGLISH : } } } AFRIKAANS : } } } HEALTH : Good HOBBIES : Cooking ? Baking ? Cake Decorating ? Home Craft ? Handicrafts ? Music ? Reading. RELIGION : Christian (Member of Brakpan Methodist Church. I have been teaching Sunday school since 1982 as well as youth work. COMPUTER LITERACY: Software: ? MS Office 97, 2000, XP, 2007 and Vista, ? E-mail, ? Internet, ? Simply Accounting ? Hardware: Can detect and repair basic problems. EDUCATION Matriculated 1981 Eunice High School - Bloemfontein English HG Afrikaans HG Physical Science SG Mathematics SG History HG Accountancy HG TERTIARY EDUCATION JOHANNESBURG BIBLE INSTITUTE 1982 - 1983 ? Biblical Studies and Church Worker Diploma Specialized in Children’s work and teaching in a Church School. ? Evangelical Teachers Training Association Diploma INTEC CORRESPONDENCE COLLEGE 1986 - 1989 ? Programming in Basic INTEC CORRESPONDENCE COLLEGE 1992 – 1994 ? Gourmet Cooking Mercy Montessori / Headstart Montessori (Current) Montessori Teachers Diploma Age 3-9 EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Mom’s Dad’s and Babies Edu-Centre Date Started : 01/02/2004 to Current Title : Office Administrator and Personal Assistant Responsibilities : Administration ? Invoicing ? Debtors ? Ordering Vaccines ? receipting ? Filing ? Keeping Records ? Managing Clinic in the absence of the Sister ? Organising events such as First Aid courses, Information Days etc. ? Computer maintenance ? Customer care ? Making Appointments . Inyati Plant and Civils CC Date Started : Evenings only - September 2006 – March 2009 Title: : Book Keeper Responsibilities : Bookkeeping , Vat, and PAYE Returns. Reason for Leaving : Owner died and company was liquidate Montessori Private Primary School Date Started : 15/01/2005 Date Left: 6/12/2007 Title : Educator and Administrator Responsibilities : Teaching Grade 3’s ? Teaching Computer Class - all grades ? Maintaining Computer Room and Computers ? Running Tuck Shop ? Administration. Reason for Leaving : Unfavourable working conditions Self-Employed 1/01/2003 – 1/04/2005 ? IT Training ? Computer Lessons for Adults and Children, ? IT Consulting ? Pc Repairs ? Managed Coffee Shop on Church Premesis Wavelinx Title : Office Administrator Date Started : 01/04/2002 Date Left: 30/03/2003 Responsibilities : All Administration pertaining in running the office, ? Petty Cash ? Typing of Survey Documents ? Bookkeeping, VAT and PAYE Returns ? Travel arrangement for surveyors Reason for Leaving : Retrenched NUCLEUS INVESTMENTS (PTY) LTD Title : Fund Administrator Date Started : 01/08/2000 Date Left : 30/11/2001 Responsibilities : Administration pertaining to the running of provident Funds. ? Banking ? Maintenance of PC’s (both hard and software) and Printers Reason for leaving: Retrenched TRINITY METHODIST CHURCH SPRINGS Title : Church Secretary Date Started : 01/08/1997 Date Left : 31/05/2000 Responsibilities : Secretarial Duties ? Reception ? Switchboard ? Maintenance of Computers & small Computer network (2 PC’s) ? Implementation of new Church Software, ? Typing ? Production of weekly bulletin ? Designing of posters and any graphics needed, ? Petty Cash ? Ordering of stationery and control thereof, ? Buying of church housekeeping supplies ? Receipting of cash, ? Banking ? Managing incoming & outgoing e- mail and other mail. Reason for leaving : Retrenched. GEM COMPUTERS Title : Personal Assistant to MD Date Started : 15/08/1990 Date Left : 30/04/1991 Responsibilities : Secretarial duties ? Book keeping ? Petty Cash ? Reception ? Catering ? Running basic training courses for various software packages ? Assembly of PC’s. Reason for leaving: Company closed down CAREWAYS CHILDREN’S CENTRE (Central Methodist Mission) Title : Director Date Started : 06/01/1987 Date Left : 13/08/1990 Responsibilities : Running of Centre ? Programme planning and execution thereof (60 children) ? Counselling children and parents ? Staff supervision, ? WITS student supervision, ? Driving Mini Bus to collect children from school. ? Menu planning ? Planning and running holiday programmes and camps ? Administration ? Petty cash, ? Banking ? Receipting cash ? Shopping ? Liaison with schools and Health Department, ? Fund-raising, ? Homework supervision, ? Tutoring children with scholastic difficulties. Reason for leaving : Knee operation, unable to meet the physical requirements. DIMENSION METHODIST NEWSPAPER Title : Personal Assistant to Editor Date Started : 02/01/1985 Date Left: 30/11/1986 Responsibilities : Typing, ? Switchboard ? Debtors ? Creditors ? Petty cash ? Cash book ? Secretarial duties to Editor ? Computerisation of accounts department ? Operating of audio/visual department ? Maintenance of PC’s. Reason for leaving : Job Satisfaction BRAKPAN METHODIST CHURCH Title : Pastoral Worker Date Started : 02/01/1984 Date Left : 30/12/1984 Responsibilities : All youth related activities, ? Teaching Sunday school ? Involvement in worship services ? Leading Bible Studies ? Home visitation and pastoral care. Reason for leaving : 1 year voluntary contract completed.
Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
Carole Smith - Freelance Proposal Writing & Travel Writing
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Carole A. Smith, CMM, CIMP 64 Sherman Road; Battle Creek, MI 49017 Phone: 269.719.2567; E-mail: carolesmith64@comcast.net EDUCATION Masters Certificate in Meeting Management (CMM) – Michigan State University & Meeting Professionals International – Thesis “Strategic Intent & Marketing” – August 2000. Certificate of Hospitality – The Swiss School of Hospitality; Las Vegas, NV. 1998. International Internet Meeting Professional Certification (CIMP), Las Vegas, NV. George Mason University, Arlington, VA. November 1998 (includes HTML & Java training). Center for Disease Control (CDC) Trainer - Certificate – National Association of Trainers for HIV/AIDs patients; New Orleans, LA. 2002 AFFILIATIONS American Society of Training & Development (ASTD) – December 2009 - 2010 Certified Internet Meeting Professions Association (CIMPA) – November 1998 - 2003 Meeting Professionals Incorporated (MPI) – October 1998 - 2003 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 2008 – 2010 – Program Reviewer for DHHS. 2008 Program Review for the Community Services Block Grant, Training and Technical Assistance – Capacity Building (CB); 2008 Program Review for the Community Services Block Grant, Training and Technical Assistance – Train-The-Trainers (TTT); 2006 – Current – Coordinator & Executive Secretary for the Kellogg Company. Support for Research Quality & Technology Leaders. Coordinator for all special events and technology. 2005 – 2003 – Consultant (Program & Meeting & Marketing Manager) for national and international companies. Responsibilities included meeting and trade show set-up; managing workload of vendors and consultants. Accountability: Expand audience base and get buy-in towards stated goals and objectives Achieve strong return on investments by weaving in company values Meet event goals and objectives Evaluate lessons learned and disseminate information Write White Papers and other strategic media to identify challenges and successes 2000 – 2003 Former President – Carole Smith & Associates and Meetings and Events Professionals, Inc. A strategic marketing and conference management firm focused on helping organizations reach bottom-line objectives and make decisions through program management of events and meetings, training, expansion of customers and ultimately employee value. Management strengths: Ability to work through decision-makers & executives’ agenda/company politics to gain consensus & buy-in Strategic account management Marketing planning and implementation Program manager for all event requirements, including venue, site selection, hotel contract negotiation, registration processes, catering, speakers, travel, audio-visual, exhibition and on site support Clients included fortune 500 organizations; pharmaceutical and government agencies. 1998 – 1999 – W. K. KELLOGG FOUNDATION, Battle Creek, Michigan. Assistant for Special Initiatives Developed, coordinated, and facilitated seminars, forums, retreats, special events & meetings at state and national levels on behalf of children in foster care Accountable for all site, travel negotiations and logistics associated with four (4) simultaneous initiatives Co-shared a budget of $48 million Supervised 20 field consultants Prepared Board presentations Ensured vender compliance to policies and procedures PUBLISHED ARTICLES Insurance Meeting Magazine “How To Get Attendees Involved In Seminars & Meetings.” Corporate & Incentive Travel Meeting Magazine – “The Complete Meeting Package – How It Can Be Beneficial To Your Organizations’ Bottom-Line.” Corporate & Incentive Travel Meeting Magazine – “Tips On How CVB’s Can Help You Achieve A Stronger ROI.” Insurance Meeting Magazine – “The Most Memorable Event or Banquet.” Corporate & Incentive Travel Meeting Magazine – “How the Opening Session Motivates Participants.” Successful Meetings – Featured Cover Story: What is your R.O.I. – Article on Meeting Planners and Volunteerism – June 2001. Moonlighting 2000 – A Briefing Book of New Ideas for the Kellogg Company. Kellogg Market Research Department Agenda for 2000 & Beyond. Kellogg Market Research Department – A confidential CD Model for the 1st Annual Kellogg Market Research Department Networking Meeting. White Papers – Final Reports: Input from Director’s and Pilot Plant User’s. Final Report – Nutrition Research within the Kellogg Company. Articles for Aspen Publishers – Best Practices Periodical The Meeting Planner – “Amenities and Gifts” The Meeting Planner – “What is the Pre Con?” The Meeting Planner – “Cultural Diversity – How to Build Teams?” The Meeting Planner – “Energy Surcharges – How Do the Effect Your Bottom-Line?” The Meeting Planner – Meeting Horrors – How to Bounce Back” The Meeting Planner – “Is A Post Meeting Necessary?” The Meeting Planner – “Attrition – What Is It?” The Meeting Planner – “Tipping – Is It Necessary?” The Meeting Planner – “Team Building Is It Really Necessary?” The Meeting Planner – “Alcoholic Beverages – To Serve or Not to Serve?” The Meeting Planner – “For Some, Planning Meetings is a Certified Profession” The Meeting Planner – “Outsourcing, the Wave of The Future” The Meeting Planner – “How to Select Food & Beverages” The Meeting Planner – “How to Select the Best Speaker for Your Meeting or Event” The Meeting Planner – “Site Selection & Contract Negotiations – Pulling It All Together” The Meeting Planner – “Invitation Letters – Make Your Event Stand Out” The Meeting Planner – “Registration – Technology Can Help” The Meeting Planner – “Ground & Air Transportation – How You Can Be In Control” The Meeting Planner – “Audio Visual Equipment – Things You Should Know” The Meeting Planner - “Setting Up a Database For Your Meeting” The Meeting Planner – “Using the Media to Impact Your Bottom-Line” The Meeting Planner – “Using Strategic Marketing Tools to Reach Stronger ROI” Additional Articles Can Be Provided Upon Request SELECTED PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY SERVICE Webcast – “Getting Things Done – The Art of Stress-Free Productivity”; ASTD; December 2009 Webcast – Virtual Meeting – “The Scope, Range and Options for Events” – How to get the Best ROI – Corbin Ball; October 2009 Society of Women Engineers – Host and facilitator; April & June 2007 Kellogg Company - The Susan Komai Breast Cancer Commercial; December 2003 Communities At Best – Survey Panelist – Battle Creek, MI; June 2003 Facilitator & Workshop Trainer – National Business Women’s Group – Kalamazoo Branch. “Team Building – How It Works”; April 2002 Advisor – Meeting and Event Professionals, Inc. for Timothy McVeigh Execution; June 2001 Panel Participant – ABSC/MI; December 2000 Facilitator – 100 Black Men of Greater Detroit; January 2001 & October - December 2000 Member – Michigan Meeting Professionals International (MMPI) 2000 – 2002 Member – National Association Female Executives 1998 – 2002 Member – Meeting Professionals International (MPI) 1998 – 2002 Exhibitor – Nonprofits & Technology; Chicago, IL 1999 Community Service - Involved in an International Bible Education work. 1968 – present. A Biography of Meetings can be provided upon request
Battle Creek, Michigan, United States