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Administrative Assistant Office

San Diego, California, United States
$41K - $52K annually
February 11, 2019

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Beth Krippner

La Mesa, CA ■ 619-***-**** ■

Experienced Editor, Writer, Marketer, Office Administrator Forward-thinking Editor and Administrator with over twenty years of editing experience and outstanding writing and proofreading skills. High competence dealing with diverse and demanding clients, and being the first line of communication. Proven problem solver with great track record of managing complicated administrative tasks, building business communications platforms, and directing programming and events. Dedicated, creative thinker with positive attitude and reliable sense of humor who works diligently toward the success of her organization. Professional Strengths

● Marketing Copywriting

● Print and Digital Journalism

● HTML Basics

● Proofreading/Editing

● Feature Article Writing

● Administrative Skills

● Constituent Relationships

● Feature Article Writing

● Newsletter Layout

● Billing Management (AP, AR)

● Event Production

Professional Work Experience

Freelance Editor/Writer 1989 – Present

• Edit large-scale books, proposals, manuals, dissertations, etc.

• Past editing projects include, but are not limited to:

ELDR Magazine (entire text)

Proposals for TBA Global Events

Leading Beyond Excellence by Dr. Lisa Williams, inspirational speaker and trainer

Soar by Rev. Dr. Christian Sorenson, former president of the United Church of Religious Science

Sports/coaching manuals by Pat Powers, 1984 Olympic gold medalist (volleyball)

• Wrote news and feature stories for various national publications, including Cat Fancy, Pet Product News, Veterinary Practice News, WWWiz

• Wrote Cat Fancy Desk Calendar

Administrative Assistant, Mission Nazarene Preschool 2013 – Present

• Design and produce school website

• Researched, purchased, implemented, and currently maintain new database for school of 100+ students

• Redesigned and edited school brochure and parent handbook

• Design and produce new brochures, signage, and teaching materials using Microsoft Publisher

• Facilitate tours of campus and turn potential clients into solid customers

• Assist all clients/parents and teachers on phone and in person

• Assist with children who are sick or hurt

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Administrative Assistant, Mission Church of the Nazarene 2008 – 2013

• Designed and produced building signs, office forms, memorial service and wedding programs, and preschool handbook

• Organized, printed, produced, and distributed district-wide event packets and registration information

• Designed, developed content for, retyped articles for, proofread, printed, produced, and distributed senior adult newsletter to over 130 recipients

• Designed, printed, and produced event posters, signup sheets, nametags, song sheets, sign-in sheets, table tents, and PowerPoint presentations for monthly events

• Managed church photo directory project, including scheduling appointments with photo directory representative and congregants, reserving/preparing rooms for photographers, escorting congregants to photo rooms, maintaining paperwork and labels for photographers, and laying out preliminary directory including photo frames and text

• Compiled and produced staff meeting reports, prayer requests, and event notices

• Proofread weekly church bulletin

• Maintained all-church database using two separate programs

• Assisted facilities pastor in coordinating subcontractors for repairs or inspection on church buildings, grounds, and equipment; maintained church facilities calendar to track building usage

• Performed all office tasks including answering phones, facilitating all-church mailings, maintaining and troubleshooting all office equipment and phone system, and ordering flowers for ill or bereaved congregants

• Ordered all office supplies, including researching more cost-efficient products as necessary and preparing invoices for payment

• Assisted homeless/needy people in office; ministered to church shut-ins who called from home or hospital

• Solicited and managed food donations, maintained food pantry, distributed resources Web Editor, Fancy Publications 1999 – 2001

• Created position and defined duties for newly appointed position of Web Editor

• Selected articles for re-publication on company website

• Scanned, edited, tracked, and posted content from several in-house publications

• Tracked and executed payment of writers and photographers

• Developed and implemented design features for company website

• Converted content to HTML format for publication online

• Served as liaison between website designer and company management Managing Editor, WWWiz Magazine 1995 – 1999

• Planned content of each issue and selected articles for publication

• Recruited fresh and interesting writers

• Edited and proofread copy

• Wrote and rewrote articles

• Established layout, including ad placement, for preliminary version of each issue

• Supervised graphic artists during final layout process Beth Krippner Page 3

Managing Editor, WWWIZ Magazine (continued):

• Tracked and controlled advertising artwork

• Managed printing and distribution of magazine

• Converted articles to HTML for online version of magazine

• Coordinated schedules with writers, photographers, graphic artists, printers, distributors and advertisers Technical Librarian, Loral Aeronutronic 1990 – 1995

• Proofread and edited major government proposals and presentations

• Proofread and edited monthly company newsletter

• Cataloged and maintained large collection of books, magazines, videotapes, and reports (print and CD-ROM) for major Southern California aerospace company

• Ordered standard books and reports, as well as out-of-print or hard-to-find documents pertaining to company research

• Assisted employees in research projects using technical database Education

Bachelor of Arts – English & Writing 1990

Loyola Marymount University

Technical Proficiencies

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Publisher, Excel, and PowerPoint, Internet research, as well as basic HTML and Internet functions. Comfortable in computer-based work environments and very quick to learn new programs.

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