Printing tool Download PDF

Work experience

Feb 1987Jan 2009

Senior Office Assistant

Yankee Candle Company

Work Experience   

2/24/87    Date of hire in Packaging (YCC).

1/28/92    Promotion to Labeling Supervisor (in charge of 6 to 8 people). 2/8/93      Promotion to Packaging Lead (in charge of 20 to 30 people). 3/11/98    Promotion to Packaging Department Clerk and also assigned to Inventory Planning in 1999. 11/20/00  Material Scheduler in Inventory Planning. 11/24/03  Transfer to Retail Development as Senior Office Assistant.
Apr 1977Feb 1987

Head Waitress

Wolfies Restaurant


Hign School Diploma

Frontier High School


 Hello and welcome!

I am actively seeking a position as an Office Assistant. For the past 22 years, I worked at the Yankee Candle Company. My primary responsibilities have been many positions, from Packaging Lead to a Senior Office Assistant.

I have developed considerable knowledge and understanding, working in an office environment. My skills consisted of the following listed from YCC requirements posted below, "Skills".

 I am a dedicated worker, which I believe would be a great asset to your business.

I appreciate your consideration and look forward to meeting with you to discuss my application. References furnished upon request.


Gardening/landscaping, knitting, hiking, sightseeing, reading and outdoor sports.


My goal is to utilize my energetic mind with attention to detail, enthusiasm to learn, and effective communication to help your company grow successfully.

Obtain a position that will best utilize my varied skill set. Seeking mutually beneficial employer / employee employment opportunity.


My Duties / Senior Office Assistant
RESPONSIBILITIES included:    Performing diversified duties to support the professional staff of the Retail Development Department including receiving and dispatching satellite store service calls; scheduling of outside contractors for satellite stores; setting up and tracking maintenance contracts; compiling financial data to create reports and purchase orders using Lawson & TMA; preparation of routine clerical materials such as purchase orders and checking invoices; verifying information by phone or fax with outside vendors; gathering transcribing, compiling, and/or tracking data and information from department documents; filing; internal & external letter writing; gathering demographic information; and other similar duties to support the functions of the Retail Development Department.   MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS included:   * Ability to work independently as well as provide clerical support in a busy office environment. The ability to be adaptable to various clerical routines requiring speed, accuracy, flexibility, and a high degree of confidentiality. Excellent attention to detail and good organizational skills. *Thorough knowledge of keyboard, and word-processing and spreadsheet experience, Microsoft Word, Excel and Lawson. *Ability to operate with accuracy standard office equipment such as a PC, 10-key calculator/adding machine, typewriter, FAX, copying machine and etc. *Demonstrated good oral & written communication skills including the ability to be courteous and tactful in  telephone communications, and the ability to generate letters and other business correspondence.  *Thorough knowledge of basic arithmetic: adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing, and use of the English language, both reading and writing. Knowledge of TMA database software.  


Jeff Lubarsky

Jeff Lubarsky served as my construction manager in the department of Retail Development and will happily provide a reference.

Al Witham

Al Witham served as my first manager who added me to their retail team and will happily provide a reference.