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Communications Specialist / Office Manager

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Location:
Hayward, California, 94541, United States
Salary:
$50,000+
Posted:
February 21, 2009
Email:
m7vtpt@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
**** *. ******** / (***) ***-**** (*)  ************@*********.***


LORI KIRSTEIN



SKILLS:
 Computer Proficient, MS Office (Microsoft-Certified Specialist)
 Human Resources Coordinator / Assistant
 Presentations and Procedural Documentation
 Communications Specialist – Verbal and Written
 Forms, Basic Web, & Database Designer



Administrative

 International & National Travel Planning – Visas, Lodging, Transportation
 Financial Management – Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cash Management
 Correspondence – Writing, Editing, Designing
 Design – Form Design (Interactive & Static), Presentations, Web Design

Communication

 Presentation Skills Training
 Interviewer / Liaison
 Marketing Material Designer & Concept Specialist
 Technical Writing – Employee Handbooks, Procedural Manuals, Systems Memos
 Form Designer – MS Word, Excel
 Project Manager – Marketing & Training Departments

Computer

 PeopleSoft (BAIRS), Quicken, Great Plains, Gelco – Cash Management, Financial Tracking / Planning
 Adobe Acrobat/Distiller, Illustrator – Creating pdf’s, Graphics
 Captivate, PageMaker, MS Office Suite (Word/Excel/PowerPoint 2000),FileMaker, WordPerfect – Desktop Publishing, Graphics, Databases, Spreadsheets, Graphs, Presentations, Tables, Software Training
 Dreamweaver, TimeToWeb, BlueVoda – Web Design, Web QA
 SAP, BrassRing, HireRight
 IBM, Macintosh - Typing speed 130 wpm

Training

 Supervising, Software Training
 Presentation, Interview & Interpersonal Communications Training
 Home Office Setup & Software/Internet Training

Human Resources

 Interview Trainer, Recruiter
 Postings Creation & Maintenance
 Computer-Based Candidate Tracking
 Hiring Manager Liaison


EXPERIENCE

2003 – PRESENT *CONSULTANT POSITIONS*

June 2003 – Present
Freelance Contractor, Help Is On the Way /Adecco Technical, Hayward/Concord, CA

 Novartis - Human Resources Interviewer / Coordinator & Communications Specialist - Emeryville
Possibilities... Speaking – Self-Published book: Mother Love – A Personal Journey
Marketing Assistant - Lisa Keating Photography - Berkeley
Accela, Inc. – San Ramon (A/R & Documentation Specialist)
Software & Internet Trainer
Document Trainer
Transcriptionist
Performance Trainer / Software Trainer
Excel, PowerPoint, Dragon Naturally Speaking, Microsoft Word
Personal Presentation for the Professional (Skyline College, California)
Singer / Actor Training for Special Events

Apr. 2008 – June 2008
Sr. Accounts Receivable Specialist, Accela Software
San Ramon, CA
City and County Collections / Great Plains Software

Jan. 2008 – Apr. 2008
Training & Development Coordinator, Visa Corporation,
Foster City, CA

Technical Writer, Editor
Voice-Over for On-Line Trainings
Employee Training Database Record keeper

Apr.-2005 - Dec. 2007
Contractor, Chiron/Novartis/Bayer Corporation,
Emeryville, CA

 Communications Specialist / Trainer
Technical Writer
Resumé Writing & Interview Skills Trainer
Event Coordinator

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1998 – 2003 *PERMANENT POSITIONS*
2001 – 2003
Operations Manager, Institute of Governmental Studies Library
University of California, Berkeley - Berkeley, CA
Library Operations Manager & Student Supervisor
Financial Tracking & Analysis, A/R, Records Computerization
Equipment Maintenance
Web Redesign

1998 – 2000
Executive Assistant, Clopay Corporation – Cincinnati, OH

Executive Assistant to Treasurer & Tax Manager
Financial – Cash Management, Database Setup
Correspondence – Writing/Editing, Form Design


EDUCATION
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Graduate Program (Linguistics)
Marlboro College – French History (B.A., Magna Cum Laude)