Brief Summary of Career Experience:
While working as an administrative assistant and handling client services I have acquired many skills as well as personal qualities that are extremely useful. I am extremely motivated, personable and detail-oriented, which is vital while pursing a career as an administrative professional. I am experience in providing administrative support for various departments including general staff, a sales team, attorney’s, as well as at the executive level. My general duties could include anything from general administration and secretarial duties, to providing clients support, handling the production of documents and depositions, as well as project management and meeting and event coordination. I am also well versed in resolving a wide range of administrative issues as well as client problems and inquiries. I maintain excellent communication skills and problem resolution abilities. This experience allows to me work well as a team as I am able to communicate well to others and also listen and take direction. I have always been someone who needs to fix any and every problem and insist on things being done correctly, so being a natural problem solver is extremely important for me professionally and personally. I maintain a high-level of confidentiality as this was imperative when working in the legal field. I have experience in composing and editing and maintaining spreadsheets and memoranda from verbal direction, as well as visual data. I am able to produce a variety of legal documents having knowledge of policies, rules and procedures surrounding various laws and codes . My experience in the legal field has helped me develop a superior ability to proof my work product, manage my time appropriately and be extremely detail-oriented. I have heavy experience in scheduling and coordinating depositions, meetings, interviews across the world, as well as appointments, events and other similar activities for sales executives, supervisors, and clientele; which also includes travel and lodging arrangements. This scheduling experience also taught me the importance of the details. I am extremely flexible and versatile while able to maintain a sense of professionalism under pressure. I thrive in a busy and deadline-driven environment and have become accustom to last-minute changes, cancellations and additions and am able to maintain my composure, handle any necessary task and then return to my previous project. The skills and qualities have developed are proven to be invaluable, as well as assist me in learning new skills and qualities extremely fast and to the best of my abilities.
Goals for the Near Future:
My career goals for the future involve a few different aspects. I would love to be working as an executive assistant with a company that I had been working for a significant length of time. I would like to expand my knowledge base and skill set significantly and perhaps be promoted into a higher administrative position. I also plan on receiving my certification as an alcohol and substance abuse counselorr and intend on volunteering with an organization that assists and educates at-risk youth. I feel it is important for me to divide my time between my administrative career, volunteer work and personal life.