Venera (Verna) Barr
Versatile Receptionist Administrative Assistant with welcoming attitude and professional demeanor seeking to utilize front office skills to contribute to the success of a business. As you will see, I am reliable and have the qualifications you are seeking. Given the opportunity, I will be there every day to contribute the success of the company.
Administrative & Clerical Skills
Professional front desk experience
Answered multi-phone lines, Multitask
Friendly Guest Services, Security tasks
Certificates in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Data Entry, Filing, Detail Oriented
Mail Processing, Booked Meeting Rooms
Communication Skills, Travel arrangements
Commended for excellent customer service
Perfect attendance record
Confidentiality, Maintaining supplies
Good to Go-American Independent Insurance Blue Bell, PA May 2016- April 2018
Front Desk Receptionist - Call Director – Administrative Support
Front desk reception, greet visitors, answered multi-phone lines for both internal and external clients, mail processing and general office support
Careers USA, Norristown, PA Temp, Office Support Searching for a full-time position Sept 2014-April 2016
ASI – Jacobs Engineering, Conshohocken, PA Receptionist July 2014 –Aug 2014
Front desk reception, greeting customers, and general office support.
Careers USA, Norristown, PA Office Support April 2011- Jan 2014
Assigned to various Receptionist/Office Support positions. Searching for a full-time position
CBRE-Jones Lang LaSalle–IMS HEALTH, Plymouth Meeting, PA April 2004- April 2011
Position: Receptionist – Administrative Assistant
Front desk. Answered multi-phone lines for both internal and external clients all over the world.
Greeted guests and customers. Prepared security name badges. Maintained visitor logs.
Booked conference rooms for meetings. Mail processing.
Maintained office inventory of supplies. Performed clerical duties such as filing, copying and scanning.
Used Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook for daily business needs.
Prepared building maintenance orders and communicated with vendors, which assured follow through.
Employer & Client Testimonials:
“Venera consistently goes above and beyond in getting guests and callers where they need to be.
Her work ethic is a tremendous asset to the Facilities Group as well as the IMS.” – Jones Lang LaSalle.
“Venera tactfully and professionally makes sure that callers get satisfaction, while also guarding the privacy of our department.” - Account Manager, IMS Health.
“Venera, you and I have never met, but I have come to rely on you and your pleasant answering of the phone, and tracking down individuals that I have needed.” - Principal, IMS Health Consulting
Careers USA, Norristown, PA Temp, Office Support Searching for a full-time position 2002-2004
One Meeting House Place- Norristown, PA 2001-2002
Position: Front Desk Receptionist – Office Assistant
Supported team of attorneys using data entry, and Microsoft Office.
Greeted visitors and clients and made them comfortable.
Handled incoming and outgoing mail
Filed, faxed and copied numerous complex documents.
Montgomery County Community College Certificates for Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint - 11-2014
American Institute of Banking – AIB Banking Diploma
Bishop Kenrick High School, Norristown, PA, Graduate