Karissa Jekel

Karissa Jekel

Work History

Work History
Dec 2010 - Present

Children's Picture Book Series Author

Novalis Publishing, Seeds Of Faith

I Wonder, I Love, I Feel, I Believe

Published by: Gemser Publications in Spain,  EDIÇOES PAULINAS in Brazil, Novalis in Canada. 

Avaiable August 2012

Aug 2012 - Present

Owner

Spud's Produce Market

Family owned and operated market located on Capitol Blvd near State Capitol.  Your one stop shop for fresh produce and much more!

2011

Poet

Diversion Press

"In The Space Between," appearing in People Poetry anthology, April 2011, published by Diversion Press.


Jan 2000 - Jan 2011

Office Manager/Owner

Daves Thriftway
  • Ten years experience in an office environment, including providing administrative support.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Outstanding organizational, analytical skills with attention to detail.
  • Substantial computer skills. Proficient in Word and other Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to staff members at all levels.
  • Exceptional proofreading skills, ability to operate 10 key calculator.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize workflow to meet critical deadlines. Payroll manager, Invoicing, Account manager, Telephone communications, Filing, Human resources. Ability to learn new technology and software quickly.
Jan 1998 - Feb 2000

Dental Assistant

Cooper Deantal Arts

Working knowledge of dental procedures to include:

  • Patient Comfort & Safety, Restorative Procedures/ Children’s procedures
  • Cosmetic Procedures, Sate-of- the-Art Technology.
  • Ability to learn new technology and software quickly

Education

Education

AA

South Puget Sound Community College

Certified Dental Assistant

Objective

I am a creative, passionate writer for children's genres of all types.  My interests include, but are not limited to: religion, dance, art, poetry, fairytales, creative projects, nature, and social skills.

If you are in need of an energetic, fresh writting style for the competitive children's literary market, please contact me.  I am also available and interested in freelance work-for-hire and writing book reviews. 

Organizations

  • Gems Counselor at Olympia Christian Reform Church

(Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior)