Maria Avendano

Professional Overview

-      Outgoing, energetic and self-directed Communications Professional with the skills, passion and professionalism needed to direct; plan and organize projects; deal and negotiate with clients; lead and train staff to succeed.

-Strong Marketing and Administration background

-Capability to work independently with minimal supervision but also as a team member.

-Exceptionally well organized with strong attention to detail and time management

-Solid understanding of how to navigate in a Mac and PC environment

-Ambition and passion for learning and developing in other areas  

-Self-starter with a can do attitude and a fantastic memory

-Strong decision-making, problem solving and interpersonal skills

-A mature approach to work by taking ownership and responsibility in high stress situations

-Fluent in English & Spanish, enthusiastic, motivated, charismatic and assistive

-Strong verbal and written communication skills

-Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

-8+ years of customer service in diverse areas

Work History

Work History
Jul 2011 - Jul 2012

Sr Admin Assistant/Customer Service Supervisor

BFI Canada Inc

Initially hired as an assistant manager, providing administrative duties and special tasks to 4 district managers and accountant. Quickly promoted to Sr. Admin Assistant/Customer Service Supervisor.

  • Responsible for the development of Standard operating procedures (SOP’s), RFP and EOI
  • Assist in Sales and Marketing programs and presentations
  • Managing the day to day operations of the customer service department and sales coordinators team
  • Ensure the proper and timely information flow between CSR, operations, finance and admin support
  • Working with the District sales and marketing manager in developing and implementing policies and procedures that address customer service issues
  • Responsible in the resolution and management of high priority customer issues
  • Responsible for identifying and managing legal issues
  • Provide inside sales support to reps
  • Prepare reports for the District Sales and marketing manager
  • Working with the District Sales and marketing manager in creating branding marketing concepts
  • Perform general data review and assist with the overweight program:  identifying customers who are not profitable and need a price increase based on their weight category
  • Responsible to create and distribute internal and external media releases
  • Edit and modify other communications materials for customers
  • Manage vacation process schedule, Payroll administration and filling benefits paperwork

Education

Education
Aug 2001 - Dec 2004

Communications

Uuniversidad del Valle de Mexico