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Administrative Assistant, DSD sales, Graphic Design

Philadelphia, PA
March 28, 2018

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Tessa Shackelford

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Key Skills

Proficient in a variety of clerical and professional programs such as Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, on-line banking and remote depositing systems, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Mac/PC operating systems, InDesign,, and Acrobat as well as general office and computer equipment.


2009 to 2012

Masters of Fine Arts in Printmaking

Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois

2006 to 2009

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art - Graduated cum Laude

West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

2006 to 2009

Bachelor of Arts in Art History – Graduated cum Laude

West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

Work Experience

Pegasus Home Fashions

Executive Assistant

July 2017 – Present

Directly assisting Plant manager in all administrative tasks

Creating Bills of Lading and scheduling all deliveries and pick-ups.

Resolving shipping and delivery issues between plant and customers.

Managing and updating incoming inventory from overseas.

AP/AR management in Quickbooks

Christopher Company LTD

Office Manager

February 2016 – July 2017

Overseeing all office operations including AP/AR, customer assistance, purchasing, and marketing.

Managing vendor and customer accounts in QuickBooks.

Receiving freight shipments and checking in orders against POs.

Tracking progress of all work-orders in production.

Managing shipping and packing of out-going products.

North Campus Crossing

Receptionist/Accounts Assistant

January 2015-January 2016

Assisting in the daily operations of the main office.

Answering multi-line phone, assisting residents with inquiries, and taking messages for upper management.

Charging rent/late payments to resident ledgers.

Coding POs and bills for payments.

Posing payments to resident accounts and depositing payments via on-line banking.

Assisting account managers with delinquent accounts.

Moving residents in/out of Yardi database system.

Inspecting apartment units for damages after resident has moved out.

Nabisco/Mondelez Int.

Sales Associate

February 2014 – January 2015

Covering vacations for other sales representatives.

Implementing incremental sales and displays within retail locations.

Working grocery managers to achieve maximum floor sales.

Coordinating merchandisers to ensure orders are properly merchandised to the shelf.

Insuring that stores are properly stocked and retail needs are met.

Assisting sales reps in meeting weekly and monthly projections.

Inboden's Market

Sales Associate/Graphic Designer

August 2012 – January 2014

In charge of managing olive oil section.

Ordering olive oils, balsamic vinegars, and supplies from a variety of vendors.

Working with management and vendors in the creation of oil and vinegar fusti bar.

Creating sales strategies and running demonstration events for customers.

Hand selling as well as cross-selling product with other departments in store.

Designing store signage, displays, and apparel.

Northern Illinois University Visual Resource Center

Graduate Assistant

August, 2010 to May, 2012

Digitized School of Art’s collection of slides.

Cataloged the collection of slides and theses using FileMaker Pro.

Scanned images and books and created PDFs for faculty.

A/V equipment checkout and upkeep.

Receptionist duties and assisting students and faculty.

Northern Illinois University School of Art

Graduate Teaching Assistant

August 2009 to May, 2012

Instructed courses on printmaking, 2D design principles, and art appreciation

Course content creation, such as syllabi, lesson plans, etc.

Directed class discussions and critiques, as well as demonstrated various processes.

Kept grades and attendance.

Practiced general print shop upkeep and safety.

Worked in conjunction with program directors and coordinators to develop curriculum.

Grading tests, quizzes, and research papers.

Activities and Interests

Printmaking, Southern Graphics Council, Mid-American Print Council, Batavia Artists Association.

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