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Amy Wormstone

Driver Payroll and Administrative Assistant

Objective

A dynamic individual with recent, relevant working knowledge in the transportation industry, a superior work ethic, and catching positivity; seeking to advance my career and excel in this industry.

Skills

  • Proficient in written media materials and Canadian Press Style
  • Experience in mounting productions and large scale events such as, Emerge Conference 2013
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience developing and implementing marketing and communications strategy
  • Working knowledge of Adobe programs – Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
  • Developed photography and video skills through educational courses
  • Ability to use the French language to effectively communicate

Work History

2015Present

Driver Payroll and Administrative Assistant

Mill Creek Motor Freight, Ayr, ON
  • Utilize TMW Suite to process weekly driver payroll and owner operator settlements
  • Organize, file and maintain all bills of lading, proof of deliveries and invoices
  • Sort and send invoices and carry out proof of delivery requests from customers
  • As invoicing backup, utilize TMW Suite to review orders and complete the invoicing process
  • Carry out various reception duties including, switchboard operation, greeting visitors, processing UPS paperwork
  • Perform other tasks as needed, such as fulfilling requests for a CSA audit and annual banquet preparation
2011Present

Copy Editor

Freelance
  • Edit a large variety of written materials for a wide clientele base
  • Ensure quality and consistency of writing – proper grammar, spelling, punctuation
  • Provide fact-checking services that involve using online and hard-copy resources to research and analyze information in order to ensure content is 100 per cent accurate
  • Provide clients with feedback and a complete overview of services rendered so as to ensure they fully understand the changes that were made and why they were made
2013

Assistant Coordinator

2013 Emerge Conference, Speakers and Programming Committee, Toronto, ON
  • Secured workshop lecturers, keynote speakers and entertainment for conference, as well as created and coordinated production schedules
  • Led a strong team through daily motivation, goal setting and multitasking – all of which developed my ability to use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to overcome obstacles
  • Managed lecture talking points – collected all speakers’ notes and abstracts beforehand; provided feedback in order to ensure their workshops stayed on point with conference theme
  • Promoted and publicized event through various forms of social media, including Vine, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook
  • Oversaw and provided final edit on all written communications before they went out
  • Directed team members and managed all duties the day of the conference, including lecturers’ transportation, greeting all VIP guests and speakers, and ensured rider checks and green room set up were properly completed
2013

Marketing Intern

Scholastic Canada, Book Clubs Division, Toronto, ON
  • Continually strengthened written and graphic communication skills by performing essential tasks such as copy editing, copy writing and layout revision
  • Established and maintained important customer relationships through various methods of correspondence, including mass email marketing, and responding to customer questions and concerns on a regular basis
  • Used data entry skills and a typing speed of 50 words per minute to update and organize sales lists and pricing reports by comparing products and prices with competition to ensure a constant increase in customer satisfaction
  • Performed daily inspection to ensure quality of all outgoing product
  • Promoted Scholastic Canada through a series of contests aimed at increasing literacy and the love of reading in school-aged children

Education

20092013

Bachelor of Arts

University of Guelph

Media Studies 

20092013

Diploma

Humber College

Public Relations

20082009

Certificate

Algonquin College

Media and Communications

2016

Certificate

University of Waterloo - Centre for Extended Learning

Creative Writing

2007

Alumnus

Katimavik

Volunteer History

FebruaryMay 2007

Secretarial Assistant

The Urban Multipurpose Aboriginal Youth Center, Grande Prairie, AB
  • Supported management using a variety of communication and organizational skills and organized a number of small events, such as self-defense classes for at-risk youth
  • Promoted and publicized several events, including the 2007 Annual Spirit Seekers Youth Conference, which hosted over 300 participants
  • Tabulated and analyzed survey data collected at the conference and dealt with the Canadian Aboriginal community
  • Compiled a contact list of businesses and individuals who contributed to the conference
NovemberFebruary 2007

Teacher's Assistant

Clarenvill Primary School, Clarenville, NL
  • Assisted elementary school children with their reading, writing, arithmetic, artistic, and computer skills
  • Arranged and compiled work materials for teachers
  • Worked in school library cataloguing books, stocking shelves and checking out books
  • Established the school’s first chess club which was a big success

Accomplishments

  • As part of a team, successfully developed a number of communications, marketing and business plans
  • Led mock public affairs campaign
  • As part of a team, hosted complex seminars on a variety of communications topics
  • Co-wrote, co-directed and performed in several theatrical productions
  • Taught French as a second language to fellow participants in Katimavik
  • Arranged kiosks and prepared and delivered presentations for Katimavik

Portfolio

A small sampling of my written media materials