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Assistant Sales

Huntington, New York, 11743, United States
March 15, 2011

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Salma Iqbal

* ***** ******

Huntington, NY *****

Phone: 631-***-****


To obtain long terms employment with a well established organization where I may fully utilize my skills and abilities.


CitiBank Melville/Massapequa Park, NY

Teller 09/2010-Present

_ Professional Service to every day customers.

_ Understand the needs of customer and offer them assistance.

_ Assist large number of commercial clients which are Urdu/Hindi speaking.

Simin H. Syed P.c New York, NY

Legal Assistant/Paralegal 09/07-08/09

_ Highly involved in Perm Vista, H1B, H, L's, L-Blankets, O. EB1's filings.

_ Worked closely with clients, executed and revised highly confidential documents.

_ Handled efficiently the flow of phone calls, e-mail, and miscellaneous paper work.

_ All official tasks including troubleshooting daily problems and tasks.

_ Worked over time & weekends to meet deadlines.

_ Provided consecutive interpretations and translations to Urdu/Hindi/Punjabi speaking clients.

Lords & Taylors Huntington, NY

Sales Associate/ Assistant Buyer Summer 2007

_ Utilized knowledge of current trends; maintaining and updating the Visual Merchandising displayed in all major departments.

_ Managed cash activities in areas of purchasing, returns, and exchanges.

_ Assisted customers with all store products and general promotions in the store.

Dutch Broadway Grocery + 99cent Store (Family Business) Valley Stream, NY

Cashier/Assistant 2005-2007

_ Assisted Urdu and Hindi speaking customers on everyday bases.

_ Order supplies and managed every day shipments.

_ Worked with whole business team how to improve store sales and outlook.


International Islamic University Islamabad

Study Abroad, Urdu/Arabic 2009-2010

Arab Grammar

Understanding of Quranic Arabic

Hofstra University, NY

(BA) Political Science 2007

Minor Middle Easter and Central Asian Studies

ALIF-Arabic Language Institute Fez

Study Abroad, Arabic 2006-2006

Arabic Language, Middle Eastern History and Morroccan Culture.


_ Native proficiency in Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi

_ Familiar with Arabic

_ Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook)

_ Excellent written and oral communication skills.

_ Proficient in problem solving, team building, budget management, interpersonal relationships, and high volume workload.

_ Volunteer in interpretation and translation to National Unity Council of Pakistanis, which helps south Asian women against domestic violence in the US and abroad.

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