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C.Hill Resume: CS, Sales, Management, Transcription, Writing Services

Location:
Bedford, TX, 76022
Posted:
September 25, 2008

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Carolyn Hill

Bedford, Texas

RESUME - CUSTOMER SERVICE, MANAGEMENT & SALES

An exceptional communicator, service manager and team builder with a proven record of selling, leading, training and

motivating others. Experience covers over twelve years of progressively increasing, successful management responsibilities

and mentoring projects. Creative, focused and positive manager; able to envision and support both the big picture and

details.

Sales/Insurance Customer Service Conflict Management

Training/Motivation Project Management Cost Analysis

LEAD MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS

SALES/ ADMINISTRATION - 5 + years 12/02 - Present

Sales, Customer Service, Copywriting, Transcription and Accounting for small but growing software company.

Cold-calling & referral market prospecting; phone support for product, customer ‘after-care’.

Training on LMS software, writing ad copy and web content for clients, transcription of recorded conference calls - all regular duties

*Supplemental: Self-Employed Independent General Lines insurance agent– 3 years; selling senior market medicare

supplement, medicare advantage, life, final expense and annuities.

TOWN VILLAGE NORTH 8/01 – 12/02

DIRECTOR - 1 year 4 mths

Hands-On administrator for 276 unit luxury senior independent living community in North Dallas.

· Increased occupancy through creative marketing. Doubled residency in one year, despite an intensely competitive

market and resident attrition due to Assisted Living needs or death.

· Team Builder/mentoring/employee retention. Promoted from within whenever possible; hired excellent executive

chef who successfully met the demands of sophisticated and diverse clientele; mentored and upgraded skills of underperforming

staff. Provided forum for Spanish speaking employees to communicate questions or concerns to

management.

· Implemented systems community-wide. Created policies for resident safety, building aesthetics, accounting

workflow and customer service response in a ‘24/7’ operation.

· Controlled and reduced costs. Reduced long distance, lawn care, copier, linen, and office supply charges by renegotiating

contracts or changing vendors. No successful unemployment claims awarded during my employment; no

OSHA violations or workers compensation claims made during my employment.

· Secured Resident/Family satisfaction. Worked with on-demand needs for service or care which often include family

counseling or intervention when residents are no longer appropriate for independent living. Created forums for resident

feedback and interaction.

FOUR SEASONS RESORT & CLUB 9/1991- 8/2001

NIGHT MANAGER/FRONT OFFICE MANAGER – 10 years

· Proactive, resourceful management. Oversaw entire resort operations as General Manager on duty at night.

Management of this busy resort required meeting / assisting VIP guests, producing daily reports and payroll, supervising

hotel personnel (PBX, concierge, room service, engineering, security and housekeeping - total staff of 35). Proficient

with office equipment and the Nortel / Meridian multi-line phone system.

· Upgraded customer service technology. Managed implementation of Meridian Voice Mail system: established and

documented standards used resort-wide; supervised and delivered Voice Mail training to PBX operators and hotel staff.

Designed and directed distribution of printed instructions for display in guest rooms.

· Increased efficiency in operations. Assisted programmers as MIS-front office liaison, customizing Fidelio hotel

software training to meet Four Seasons' needs. Established company front office standards; assisted in writing front

office training manual for agents and operators. Relief Night Auditor for 14 months.

· Supervised and mentored personnel. PBX Manager – Hired, trained and supervised an entire PBX staff of eight

operators. Maintained payroll accounting and staff schedules; conducted continuing education, including phone skills,

grammar standards, guest etiquette and emergency code procedures. Referred and developed key staff for promotion

within the resort. Employee Superstar 1991; designated trainer 1992.

EDUCATION -- University of North Texas, Denton; BFA Painting & Drawing

188 semester hours in BFA/Masters program, 1986 – 1994. Cumulative GPA, 3.7.



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