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Real Estate Administrative Assistant

Tempe, Arizona, 85284, United States
March 25, 2011

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Vicki L. Christensen 480-***-**** Tempe, AZ


Mission: I am seeking a permanent, part-time or full-time position

utilizing administrative, marketing, real estate, and/or creative skills to

promote overall business success. Short-term or temporary assignments

would also be considered.

Skills/Software: Microsoft Word (80 wpm+), Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint,

Access, Outlook, Outlook Express, REA database, Sharkware, My Newsletter

Builder, Website Tonight Templates, Social Media, Hootsuite, WebSP,

CampusVue, RealData (Apartment Insights), HP 12C financial calculator, 10-

key by touch

Background: Since March 31, 2001 I have been an independent contractor

providing a variety of marketing, administrative and creative services to a

variety of businesses, including commercial real estate firms (25 years

experience), universities (medical/law), national retail chains, and small

business start-ups. Assignments have been a blend of temporary, short-

term, long-term and for-hire assignments; therefore, some positions overlap

in time. Key assignments are highlighted below.


Harris Advisory Group, Tempe, AZ 03/28/04 - Present (Part


Administrative Assistant - Assistant to owner of commercial real estate

appraisal firm. Heavy typing (Word/Excel), transcription, and proofreading

of comprehensive appraisals. Computer research, compilation of data from

RealData (Apartment Insights), creation of Excel spreadsheets, pro formas,

income and expense comparisons, rent summary tables, and amenities

comparison tables for multi-family projects (low income housing tax


DreamTime Corporation, Phoenix, AZ 07/20/06 - 06/02/08 (Full


Administrative Assistant to owner/author. Answered phones, set

appointments, took meeting minutes, arranged workshops/speaking

engagements/book signings at conferences (US and internationally), handled

book/CD marketing, created marketing materials (presentations, handouts,

flyers, etc.), prepared e-newsletters, assisted with business promotion and

marketing strategies, managed contact database, travel itineraries, website

content writing, video production, and participated in business strategy


Grubb & Ellis, Phoenix, AZ 08/13/01 - 11/28/05 (Full


Administrative/Marketing Assistant - Assistant to all brokers of

international real estate firm. Heavy typing and excel spreadsheets. Met

with brokers to establish needs and worked independently to research, write

and type commercial real estate RFP responses (all property types - tenant

rep/landlord rep/sales), investment offerings, marketing packages (all

property types, including land), community profiles, neighborhood

overviews, market/financial analyses, economic and demographic overviews,

year-end overview/forecasts, team brochures, newsletters, company resumes,

articles, marketing letters, designed custom templates, and website content


Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc., Phoenix, AZ 1999 - 2001

Multifamily Analyst - Promoted to Marketing Associate. Multifamily analyst

for 2 senior Vice Presidents. Wrote investment offerings, RFPs, quarterly

newsletters, monthly mailers, marketing flyers, e-brochures and web page

advertising for two senior vice presidents. Assisted with apartment

closings. Managed REA database. Promoted to Lead Position as Marketing

Associate, Professional Services Group (10/16/00). Project management and

writing of RFPs and offering memorandums for multi-million dollar

commercial properties to corporate guidelines (for all brokers/property


Bank One, Arizona, Phoenix, AZ 1998 - 1999

Senior Closing Analyst. Directed, prepared or directed counsel to prepare

residential/commercial loan documents. Performed required due diligence and

ensured entity structure was properly formed. Participated in loan

negotiations, funded and booked loans.


The Appraisal Institute, (classes at ASU, Tempe); Real Estate Appraisal,

02/1987 and Basic Valuation Procedures, 02/1989

Arizona School of Real Estate, Scottsdale; Real Estate Sales License, 8/87

(expired 2007)

Mesa Community College, Mesa; Studies: Human Resources


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