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Administrative Assistant Sales

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
May 16, 2019

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Valentina Jackson

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I completed my Early Childhood Education Diploma from Sheridan College in 2012. I have worked in various fields from restaurants, to retail, to schools. I also have university experience in both business and accounting. I have been able to complete my Diploma in 18 months while raising my daughter. As a result, I started my ECE career as a Toddler room teacher at a childcare centre in Milton. I believe I have the required skills to be an invaluable member of any work team.


• CPR and First Aid certificate

• Home & Auto Insurance License (Ontario)

• Emergent Curriculum workshops (12 in total)

• Sheridan College, Early Childhood Education Diploma, completed December 2012

• University of Toronto (Mississauga), Business Administration & Accounting (1 semester), 2009

• Centennial College, Business Administration & Accounting (3 semesters), 2008-2009

• St. Aloysius Gonzaga Secondary School, (High school diploma), graduated in 2006 Skills/Qualities

• Customer service

• Communication

• Management

• Teamwork

• Computer

• Social Media

• Organization

• Creativity

• Fluent in English and Croatian


Plato's Closet Brampton (2018-Present)

• Key holder & manger for Brampton retail location

• Oversee the duties of 12 associates 5-7 days a week

• Partake in purchasing inventory for the retail store, answering phones, handling returns and customer complaints and assist with managing back stock

• Open or close the store, manage the safe and safe log, open or close registers daily

• Manage the store's Instagram account

RBC Insurance – Home & Auto (2017-2018)

• Worked as a Licensed Insurance Advisor at the Meadowvale head office

• Provided clients with expert advice in respect to home and auto insurance

• Referred clients to life and travel insurance

• Met weekly and monthly team and individual goals set out by the team leader

• Provided coaching and support to new team members on a daily basis

• Became an expert in using 10 different computer programs to update, make changes to and set up new policies for clients

Little Hands Childcare Centre (2013-2017)

• ECE in the Toddler 2 room (only staff in room)

• Planned and implemented Theme-based and Emergent curriculum progamming

• ECE supply in all rooms from infant to SK

• Have participated in 3 different workshops for Emergent curriculum Statistics Canada (2011-2012)

• Worked as an administrative assistant

• Managed reception (answered and directed all calls)

• Reviewed submitted forms; error checks

• Sent and received faxes, emails, and postal mail/packages

• Organized files, forms, and employee paperwork

• Field home visits and arranged employee meetings Si Vous Play Sports (2006-2010)

• Worked as a sales associate (key holder for washrooms and changes rooms, locating items, calling other stores, and answering questions)

• Worked as a greeter (greeted customers, collected bags to bring to the cash, and enforced store policies)

BCBG Max Azria (2009-2010)

• Worked as a sales associate, cashier, stock room associate, and promoted to key holder.

• Had daily sales goals (higher on the weekends or during in store promotions), replenished floor stock, cashed out customers, held keys to the store (first to arrive or last to leave), called clients daily to inform them about promotions and sales, and trained new employees.

Kelsey’s Restaurant (2008-2009)

• Worked as a hostess (seating, cleaning, greeting, refilling supplies, and assisting servers with orders)

• Worked as an expeditor (preparing food, clearing tickets, sending out orders, coordinating with cooks and servers, and carrying out plates to tables)

• Worked as a server (taking orders, clearing tables, washing dishes, setting tables, and mixing/making drinks)

Volunteer Experience

• Carassauga – Croatian Pavilion (2015-2018): Set up of vendor tables, serving food, served drinks as a bartender and prepared dancers for performances

• Various elementary school field trips – my daughter’s class (2014-2017): Living Arts Centre, Springridge Farm, St. Francis Xavier Church, community/forest walks References available upon request.

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