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Executive Assistant

Location:
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Salary:
$60,000 to $70,000.
Posted:
September 28, 2019

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FRANQUIE L. PARKINSON

VERSATILITY ADMINISTRATION RELIABILITY

Calgary, AB 403-***-**** (c) 403-***-**** (h) adag0b@r.postjobfree.com LinkedIn

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

I bring a record of successfully delivering results to businesses, teams, and Executives for over 20 years. My expertise has been built on a foundation of quality, diligence, and respect; further shaped by my extensive experience across such industries as Oil & Gas, Executive Search, Real Estate, and Communications.

DEMONSTRATED SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

Executive/Administrative Support

MS Office

Report Development

Event Planning

Travel Coordination

Calendar Management

Office Management

Inventory Control

Presentations

Writing / Editing

Communication

Professional Discretion

Residential Real Estate

Legal Documentation

Investigation

Sales & Marketing

Superior Customer Service

Leadership & Training

CAREER HISTORY

VARIOUS VOLUNTEER AND CONSULTING POSITIONS 2017-Present

My responsibilities post Plains Midstream Canada have included Volunteer work for The City of Calgary, and Consulting (Administrative) contracts for Family run businesses.

PLAINS MIDSTREAM CANADA, Calgary, AB 2008-2017

Executive Assistant

Provided direct support to multiple C-suite Executives including the Executive and Senior Vice President of Operations, Vice President of Operations, and the Vice President of Engineering

Indirectly supported teams of up to 400 employees for Plains’ Operations Group and Commercial Group (which encompassed Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Development and the LPG/NGL group along with Trucking and Pipelines)

Ensured corporate directives and policies were followed and in compliance with the specific business units’ mandates

Produced, edited, and proof-read numerous complex reports, spreadsheets, and presentations; revised where necessary to optimize a professional appearance and consistency with corporate standards

Diligently coordinated all aspects of senior-level meetings (board room and video-conference) from inception through materials coordination, scheduling, and completion

Researched, planned and coordinated annual conferences and client events (locally as well as in the USA)

Coordinated Executive travel, calendars, schedules, expense account reconciliation, and travel plans

Upheld strict confidentiality consistently and screened all incoming telephone calls

FRANQUIE L. PARKINSON

CAREER HISTORY (cont’d)

REAL ESTATE COUNCIL OF ALBERTA, Calgary, AB 2007-2008

Investigator

Led investigations of Realtors for possible breaches of the Real Estate Act, Rules, and By-Laws

Prepared and completed objective Investigation Reports for review by the Executive Director, in addition to completing Analysis Reports for the Legal Services unit

Presented investigation file evidence; responded to related questions and participated in Investigation File Review discussion panels

ROYAL LePAGE FOOTHILLS, Calgary, AB 2005-2007

(Ripco Real Estate Team)

Realtor

Worked as an Agent on the award-winning Ripco Real Estate Team; consistently in the top Five sales teams for Royal LePage since 2006

Used extensive reach and client development strategies to develop a broad referral network of buyers and sellers

Prepared residential properties for listing; facilitated open houses, tours, and viewings

Coordinated offers/counter-offers between buyers, sellers, and the brokerage

Provided advice to clients on all phases of home buying and selling

Prior to 2005, I held positions at Sanjel Corporation as an Executive Assistant to the Board. This group included the President and Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Vice President, Finance, and Manager, Corporate Development. Also, I held several Executive Assistant positions to various Partners with Calgary’s top 3 Executive Search firms (O’Callaghan Honey, Caldwell Partners and Korn/Ferry International). My experience in these positions included:

Provided assistance to the Executive Board with day-to-day functions

Handled all general Property Management/Maintenance concerns for the property, including concerns from other tenants of the building; as directed by the Board

Collaborated with the Chief Pilot to coordinate, schedule and distribute itineraries for all crew changes and miscellaneous flights

Prepared written proposals, position and engagement specifications, candidate packages, resumes, written bios, appraisals, and reference reports

Completed all pre-placement due diligence and conducted education verifications of candidates

Acted as Central Project Coordinator for engagement activities

Coordinated candidate and client interviews including making any required travel arrangements

Trained and mentored new hires and temporary staff

I was also employed as a Sales Secretary for CJAY 92/MIX 1060 Radio in Calgary. My experience there included supporting seven Sales Executives providing advertising booking and plans with an outsourced Agency and other Administration responsibilities as required by the Team and the Sales Manager.



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