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Summary

  • Excellent client/customer relations
  • Proficient in computer skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Multi-tasker
  • Positive attitude
  • Team player
  • Interested in learning anything new.

Work experience

Listing Secretary/Administrative Assistant

Started with Fraser Yachts back in 1986.  Worked for several other companies over the next years including Windridge Yacht Charters, Woods & Oviatt, Camper & Nicholsons Ft. Lauderdale (charter management asst.)  and Mares Yacht Sales.

Dec 2000Apr 2009

Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper

Gilman Yachts of Ft. Lauderdale

I was employed by Gilman Yachts of Ft. Lauderdale, Inc. for 9 and 1/2 years.  I was laid off due to business slowing down. I performed duties of an office manager, worked with our vendors, accounts receivable/payable, proficient with Quickbooks, knowledge of Excel, worked with our main accountant, handled closings on sales, answered phones, filing, prepared copy with photos for ads to be placed, managed office equipment and supplies, great relationship with our clients, worked with and entered specification info into all three databases of the industry, etc.  I was also a personal executive assistant to one of the partners, Joe Majcherek.

19972000

Listing Secretary/Administrative Assistant

Ardell Yacht & Ship Brokers

Education

1973

High School Diploma

Ft. Lauderdale High School

References

Paul Altman

Teresa Bennett

Personal friend for many years, as well as being in high school together.

Laura Hogle

Had previous working relationship and have known personally for approximately 15 years.

Jeff Stanley

Joe Collins

Worked with Joe and also considered him a friend.

Joe Majcherek

Skills

Ft. Lauderdale, Miami & Palm Beach Boat Shows
Worked with company Partner in organizing all aspects of placing company vessels into the three major "South Florida Boat Shows".  Arranged with Show Management:  sending in completed contracts and deposits, acquiring electric service for the yachts,  credentials, guest tickets, etc.  Contacted AT&T for the phone service at the display on-site and/or arranged to use SM's phone services.
Office Machines
Yachtworld, Yacht Council & BUC Database Systems
Entered specification information and photos into the three main databases for the yachting industry.
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Office
Do not know Publisher but would like to become familiar with the program.
Excel
Working knowledge but need further instruction on Excel.
Quickbooks Pro
AP/AR.  Worked with company accountant for monthly recs and reports. Submitted payroll online.  Submitted monthly sales tax online.

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