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Administrative Assistant Management

Houston, Texas, 77057, United States
October 21, 2011

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SCAFFOLD TRAINING INSTITUTE (September 2011 – Present)

Marketing Assistant

• Managed database environment.

• Executed administrative and clerical support initiatives.

SELF EMPLOYED (November 2009 – Present)

Freelance Editor, Business Development Consultant

• Edited the second edition of a 238-page textbook: Preparing for Teacher Certification in English, Language Arts & Reading: Grades 8-12.

• Copyedited the Spring / Summer 2010 issue of Houston Brides Magazine.

• Edited a petroleum resources management system guide.

• Spearheaded the creation of a business development brochure for IAMGOLD Corporation that targeted prospective shareholders and government leaders in other countries.

• Freelance résumé writing for Dynamic Résumés Online.

• Called prior and prospective donors for Plaquesmines Parish President Billy Nungesser for a fundraiser on September 22, 2011.

GAUTHIER, HOUGHTALING & WILLIAMS (February 2010 – May 2011)

Fundraising and Business Development Consultant

• Played a key role in implementing political fundraisers with tight deadlines, including Harris County Judge Dion Ramos while raising over $165,000, Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser while raising $66,000, and Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal while raising over $200,000.

• Led efforts to prospect donors to build mailing lists, geocoded Excel spreadsheets, and managed payment and full contact records for 100,000 accounts globally.

• Directed workflow initiatives while supervising the phone bank call center.

• Handled event management, venue management, catering, hotel reservations, valet, and media coverage.

• Executed administrative and clerical support initiatives.

• Acted as the administrative assistant to the owner of the law firm, including hotel accommodations, travel logistics, and calendar coordination.

MODERN LUXURY MEDIA (November 2009 – February 2010)

Editorial Intern and Advertising Sales Executive

• Conducted interviews with artists, designers, business owners, and philanthropists for printed articles.

• Facilitated research to gather facts on writing articles for print in Houston and Houston Brides Magazines.

• Authored performing arts and visual arts calendars, table of contents descriptions, society stories, marketing letters, and restaurant advertising copy.

GENSLER & ASSOCIATES (January 2008 – May 2009)

Executive Administrative Assistant

• Provided high level of support to two partners, three senior associates, and 30 employees focusing on interior design of financial service firms and law firms in Houston, Texas, and Dubai.

• Performed calendar coordination, travel planning, administrative management, and scheduling.

• Collaborated with high-profile corporate executives, government officials, and international designers to assist in planning a gala and special exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

• Communicated with in-house lawyers on changes to all contracts, proposals, and photo shoots.


Bachelor of Science in Professional Writing


Magna Cum Laude Graduate, Sigma Tau Delta, International Honors Student

Associate of Science, Natural Science


Phi Theta Kappa Honors Student


Computer Skills: SalesForce, Basic MYSQL, Basic Adobe InDesign CS5, Joomla, Ning, FastCase, Westlaw,

Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Dynamics, QuickBooks, Vertical Response/Constant Contact Email Software Program, Social Networking, Typing Speed 95 wpm

Editing Skills: The Associated Press Stylebook, The Chicago Manual of Style, The New York Times

Manual of Style and Usage

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