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Skills

Basic Office Skills
Extremely proficient with computer-based Operating Systems: Windows 95/98, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows Vista Business, Macintosh OSX.; Productivity Applications: Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, Norton Antivirus; Office Machines: Ten-key Electronic Calculator, Copier, and Fax, Mechanical or Electronic Typewriter (60 wpm).

Work experience

Nov 2012Jun 2013

PR & Social Media/Content Writer

Shiftgig

Shiftgig is an online community providing better connections in the service industry. I contributed writing content, developed PR contacts, increased following on Social Media, and added value to the business development team.

20092010

Administrative Assistant/Marketing

Benton House
  • Acted as a support for the After-School Youth Program and the Volunteer Program. 
  • Updated clients for the Food Pantry program.
  • Raised funds for the Greater Chicago Food Depository.
  • Archived photographs on Facebook, the social media network.
  • Photographed events for archives.

Marketing and sales associate for Vodaplex Resellers (2010) and also worked customer service at call center for the Lasalle Network (2010).

20082009

HR Administrative Assistant/Clerical

City Colleges of Chicago—Truman
  • Performed various administrative duties, payroll processing, filing documents, mail delivery, email correspondence. 

Project(s) included Photographerfor the Filament Theatre,Volunteer for the Cambodian Association of Illinois.

20052007

Work Study

Florida State University Human Resource

Receptionist (2005-2006)

  • Assigned to greet visitors in the computer lab for the Center of Academic Retention and Enhancement, and monitored activities recorded in the “Visitors Log”. 
  • Website: C.A.R.E. Tutorial Lab

Jumpstart Councilor (2006-2007)

  • Assisted Pre-K Teacher with the individual instruction of a child (age 3-5) in the areas of mathematics, reading, and playtime.
  • Website: Jumpstart

Florida State University Bookstore (2007)

  • Performed book-keeping, and acted as temporary sales representative.
20072007

Secretary/Legal Intern

Leon County Attorney’s Office
  • Performed errands and acted as liaison betweenfirms and the mayor’s office at the capitol.
  • Delivered mail and filed important documents.
    • Entered data on classified cases, answered incoming calls, and directed calls to select or multiple lines.
    • Handled cases in the utmost confidentiality as required.

Freelance includes modeling for One Model Place and marketing (direct sales and promotional work) for Vector, LLC. and Action Event Pros, LLC.

20032004

Receptionist/Personal Assistant

All American Therapy
  • Scheduled and managed appointments.
  • Maintained medicalrecords, reminders, and phone numbers.
  • Made copies, send fax, answered phones, filed paperwork for insurance and billing purposes. 
  • Part Time, Weekend, and Summer Job during HIgh School.
20022004

Administrative/Clerical Support

City of Hollywood, MLK Park for Recreation & Cultural Arts
  • Prepared PowerPoint presentations, compose letters, distribute memos, handled incoming calls and mail.
  • Attended charity events on behalf of the organization; the annual African American Celebration at the Cultural Arts Center that featured honored guest Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, a pediatric neurosurgeon.
  • Received 250+ community service hours.

Education

Photography Projects

Non-profit Organizations

Film Projects

Projects & Activities

Activities:

  • United African Organization volunteer
  • Benton House Hunger Walk 5k Run
  • MLK "Hope in the Day of Crisis" volunteer 
  • Traveling 

Summary

I worked in the service restaurant industry and various professional industries. My short-term goal includes graduating with an MBA from DePaul University in Entrepreneurship. My long-term goal includes becoming a social entrepreneur. I am a strategic thinker, quick to find solutions, and I am actively involved in not-for-profit organizations. During my leisure time, I associate with local artists devoted to promoting people and/or causes.Skills: Proactive, Great Self-starter, Filmmaking & Editing, Photography & Photoshop, Press Release & Community Outreach, Social Media Influence, Great Team Player, Up-to-date on Current News & Trends, Social Networker & Administrative Support, Creative Genius & Content CuratorInterests: Foreign Policy, Nonprofits, Technology Start-ups, Sinophile, China and U.S. Private Equity Markets, Analysis, Research, Market Strategy, Software Knowledge, Social Media, Customer Relations, Various Administrative Functions, Freelance Writer, Photographer, Filmmaking, Fundraising, Business Development, Traveling, Attending Conferences, Learning Management and Trading, Learning How to Code A good advice from Debby Cheung, Managing Director, Ogilvy PR China, is that "if you are not too lazy and you are not too stupid...you can learn."