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Executive Assistant

Location:
Downey, CA, 90242
Salary:
55,000
Posted:
September 19, 2008

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Gianna Canale

**** ******* ****, ***. *

Downey, CA 90242

Phone: 562-***-****

Email: *************@*****.***

OBJECTIVE A results oriented Executive Administrative Assistant who has built a successful career mastering the art of organizing and managing the daily minutia facing top executives, freeing them to focus on driving company results.

EMPLOYMENT:

December 1993 – July 2008

Aqua Mix Inc/Custom Building Products (CBP)

13001 Seal Beach Blvd,

Seal Beach, CA 90704

562-***-****

Custom Building Products – (Post Acquisition, September 2007 – July 2008)

Sales Program Administrator

 Responsible for moving all marketing materials (warehouse/office/database) to various locations

 Responsible for communicating all aspects of business (as listed below) to various department heads in CBP to assist in integration

 Responsible for moving/maintaining customer database/history to CBP personnel

 Responsible for creating sales history/customer reports to assist in integration

 Responsible for spearheading data integrity in new AS400 database

 Responsible for all price lists (integrity, accuracy, consistency)

 Revamped/maintained accurate Grout Colorant line to ensure CBP had complete and accurate up-to-date product line of all competitor grout colorants

 Created/maintained all photography used for marketing and training purposes, booked travel, venue, managed budget.

Aqua Mix Inc

Executive Assistant Domestic Sales Manager

 Participated in weekly/monthly business review for Domestic Sales

 Help develop/maintain promotional programs

 Created/managed training programs for all wholesale customers

 All aspects of business from marketing, promotions, reports (all as detailed below)

 Developed/maintained various critical reports as it pertained to specific customers

 Supported 20 Independent Sales Representatives

 Supported 3 Company Sales Representatives

 Managed various promotional programs, Seal the Deal, Daltile Tools, Private Label, Internet Sales

 Managed executive staff travel schedule’s, expense reports, correspondence, etc.

 Compiled data/prepared reports for annual)

Monthly/annually by business segment, by customer, by line item

 Maintained Volume Rebate Program

 Maintained Customer Agreements, Special Programs, Price Quotes

 Maintained SKU tracking system

 Assisted with new branding programs for various customers/private label programs

Executive Assistant Home Center Sales Manager

 Participated in weekly/monthly business review for Lowe’s, Home Depot, Rona, Reno Depot, USA and Canada

 Help develop/maintain promotional programs

 Created/managed training programs for all DIY customers

 All aspects of business from marketing, promotions, currency exchange, reports (all as detailed above)

 Developed/maintained various critical reports as it pertained to specific customers

 Helped create/manage and process EDI system, Global Data Synchronization process for Home Depot/Lowe’s, USA/Canada

Marketing Support

 Created/maintained all marketing materials including labels, technical bulletins, MSDS sheets, flyers, posters, brochures using Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark Express, etc.

 Created Bill of Materials order form for complete product line to implement ordering system of empty bottles to customers

 Created/maintained label system for CBP during integration to ensure CBP had complete and accurate information of product line

Technical Service Support

 Assisted up to 20 Technical Service Representatives

 Created/maintained all testing data, technical bulletins, MSDS data, job inspections, photo library, training material, commercial warranties, sample program

Independent Applicator Program Administrator/ Distributor Training/ MIA Seminars

 Created marketing materials, PowerPoint presentations, educational materials, website postings

 Managed travel, food, lodging, customer contact, accounting, survey follow-up and referral log

 Average class size of 20 held monthly. Over 200 people attended prior to acquisition.

 Created and managed annual budget

Executive Assistant to Vice President Sales

 Supported 20 Independent Sales Representatives

 Supported 3 Company Sales Representatives

 Managed various promotional programs, Seal the Deal, Daltile Tools, Private Label, Internet Sales

 Managed executive staff travel schedule’s, expense reports, correspondence, etc.

 Compiled data/prepared reports for annual budget for all three business segments, (Retail, Wholesale, International)

Monthly/annually by business segment, by customer, by line item

 Maintained Volume Rebate Program for all business segments

 Maintained Customer Agreements, Special Programs, Price Quotes

 Developed/Maintained SKU tracking system for all business segments

 Assisted with new branding programs for various business segments/private label customers

 National Sales Meetings - Created marketing materials, Powerpoint Presentations, educational materials.

International Sales

 Worked with key global customers, Canada, China, Denmark, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, United Arab Emirates

 All aspects of business from marketing, promotions, currency exchange, reports (all as detailed above)

PAST EMPLOYMENT:

1989 - 1993

VIAM Manufacturing

Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

Customer Service Representative – Automotive Industry

1985 - 1989

First Interstate Bank

Norwalk, CA 90652

Head Teller, Customer Service, New Accounts

EDUCATION:

1974-1978 Warren High School, Graduate

1985 Cerritos College, Cosmetology, Licensed

COMPUTER SKILLS:

Expert with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark Express, Made2Manage, Crystal Reports, AS400, SBT, Access, Corel Draw, Goldmine, EDI.

OTHER ACTIVITIES/AWARDS:

Member of: Safety Committee, MAC Leadership Committee, Toastmasters, Cerritos College Student Senate, 2 Golden Bear Awards. Long Beach Hairdresser’s Guild 2nd Place Men’s Haircutting, Long Beach Hair Show.



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