Work experience

Work experience

Administrative Assistant

2014 - Present
HEAF-Harlem Educational Activities Fund / IceStone / Neighbors Together

• Create and proofread reports in Word and Excel, record attendance log for HR, perform A/P data entry.

• Update sales calendar, enter data in Salesforce, prepare digital files, take photos for social media posts.

• Answer phone, distribute messages, greet guests, update data in ETO software for 300 guests per day.

Administrative Assistant

2011 - 2012

• Entered purchase orders into computer, created report of A/P invoices, sent invoices to customers.

• Processed A/R payments, scanned checks for deposit, ordered office supplies, performed clerical tasks.

• Made past-due calls to customers, recorded expense receipts, sent out packages, conducted errands.

Administrative Marketing Assistant

2009 - 2011
Dareen Hakim Collection Handbags / Alberto Makali / Man a Mano

• Communicated with retail stores to introduce handbag line, developed relationships with buyers.

• Introduced 24 retail customers to company which placed orders valued between $300-$3,000 each.

• Sent out marketing messages, updated Excel data for 2,000 contacts, kept in contact with buyers.

• Sent correct styles, quantities, colors of sample garments to trade show, took photos of garments.

• Entered data from 4, 000 contacts into Salesforce database, greeted visitors, made bank deposits.

Administrative Inventory Receiving Assistant

2001 - 2004
Geneva Watch Group

• Reconciled purchase orders to vendor invoices from Far East, verified delivery receipts, filed documents.

• Communicated with shippers to facilitate delivery of goods from overseas to final delivery in the U.S.

• Updated inventory counts in database, created end-of-month inventory reports, filed insurance claims.

Administrative Sales Order Assistant

1998 - 2000

• Entered orders into computer on orders valued from $150 to $2K each, entered payments into A/R.

• Answered customer inquiries by phone and e-mail, suggested product substitutions.

• Sent out packages, confirmed proof of delivery receipts, ordered office supplies.



Bookkeeping Certificate (currently attending)

2015 - Present
Baruch College

Business Skills Certificate

2013 - 2014
Grace Institute

Continuing Education Classes (70 units)

2005 - 2009
Fashion Institute of Technology

B. A. in Humanities

1983 - 1986
San Francisco State University


• Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, QuickBooks, Salesforce, Photoshop, Pinterest, French reading ability
• Versatile administrative assistant with excellent attention to detail and strong time management skills
• Works independently, solves problems, adjusts to new priorities, and contributes to success of the team


History, textiles, architecture, art history, travel, reading, photography, fashion, swimming