Candidate's Resume

 

Overview

My work and educational background incompasses Fine Arts, Hospitality, Customer Service and Sales, with self-directed activities during and inbetween jobs. I enjoy and thrive in a creative, team  environment, whereby I can share ideas and/or create solutions to enhance and contribute to business.

Throughout my working life, I have liased with people from all walks of life and industries and as a result have developed competent communication skills and a thorough enjoyment of meeting and working with clients.

Coming from a Fine Arts background, I inherently posess a predisposition for colour, design and compostion and as I enjoy meeing people and am able to build an ammenable and continuing rapport with them, Sales is an area, which I can proven to do well at.

Achievements

  • Planned and assisted Company Director in the development of an Airport Shuttle Bus business in Manly, NSW.  Designed logos and business cards, organised office procedures and was responsible for the scheduling of seven mini buses and drivers, daily. Secured contract for renowned International Hospitality College, Manly, NSW.
  • Entered and have been selected for art prizes, including Mosman Art Prize, 2010 (judged by Margaret Olley) Have exhibited in group and solo exhibitions througout NSW, sold painting through retail outlets in Sydney and have sold to international buyers.
  • Achieved the highest single sale for a renowned Kitchen Renovation company, northern beaches, Sydney. (see job history)
  • Market Stall holder covering many years, during and since college, throughout Sydney, including Manly, North Sydney, Balmain and Fox Studios selling clothing and art work.
  • Have worked in a diverse range of industries and working environments.
  • Travelled to Thailand, England, Spain and Italy.

Career History

Mar 2010 - Present

Company name:John Fawcett & Associates Property Valuers
Location:Manly, NSW, Australia
Industry:Property & Real Estate
Company size:1-10 employees
    
Job Title:Office Assistant
Job Type:Part-time
Detailed Description:Dictaphone typing of Valuation Reports.
Reception Duties.
Office Administration.
Telephone and email correspondence.

Apr 2009 - Jan 2010

Company name:Freshwater Interiors
Location:Dee Why, NSW
    
Job Title:Receptionist/Office Assistant
Job Type:Part-time
Detailed Description:Manage Reception area.
Telephone and email correspondence.
Data Entry of accounts and client details.
Diary management.
Liaising with Suppliers and Trades Personnel.

Jan 2007 - Feb 2009

Company name:Mr Scanman
Location:Cremorne, NSW
    
Job Title:Office Manager
Job Type:Full-Time
Detailed Description:Manage incoming/outgoing mail, phone queries and emails.
Accounts Payable/rReceivable (MYOB)
Filing.
Sales and Customer Service.
Daily Booking of Couriers.
Liaising with Suppliers and Clients.
Maintaining Office Supplies and Reception area.

Jan 2005 - Jan 2007

Company name:Boomerang Airport Shuttle
Location:Manly, NSW
    
Job Title:Assistant to Company Director
Job Type:Full-Time
Detailed Description:Assisted Company Director with development of this business.
Arranged and Developed Office Procedures, Purchase & Set-up of office equipment,Office Procedures, Spreadsheets and Daily Run Sheets (bookings) for drivers.
Marketing of business, including Cold Calling local industries. Produced Flyers, advertisement and business cards.
High volume incoming daily bookings and Data Entry/Management of Client Details.
Daily Scheduling of Bookings to Drivers for six mini buses.

Jan 2004 - Dec 2005

Company name:Kitchen Connection
Location:Brookvale, NSW
    
Job Title:Showroom Consultant
Job Type:Full-Time
Detailed Description:Customer Service.
Sales and Appointment Setting.
Colour Consultancy and Design Assistance.
Data Entry of Client Details.
Showroom and Designer Diary Management.
Administrative Duties.
Maintenance, Cleaning & Display of Showroom.
Meeting Set Sales Targets.

Dec 2003 - Nov 2004

Company name:Freedom Kitchens Direct
Location:Balgowlah, NSW
    
Job Title:Showroom Consultant
Job Type:Full-Time
Detailed Description:Please see above Job Description.

Jan 2002 - Dec 2003

Company name:Guide Dogs Association of NSW
Location:Milsons Point, NSW
    
Job Title:Call Centre Representative
Job Type:Part-time
Detailed Description:Telemarketing - Cold Calling residential homes
and Clients throughout Australia.
Fundraising by way of procurring donations and selling a range of household items, gift and cases of wine.
Assisting Clients with information relating to mobility services and products.
Data Entry of Client details, Admin Duties.

Dec 2001 - Dec 2002

Company name:IPA Personnel
Location:Gosford, NSW
    
Job Title:Client Services Officer
Job Type:Full-Time
Summary:Government Employment Agency
Detailed Description:Telemarking local businesses in liu of precurring job interviews for long-term unemployed candidates.
Candidate support and mentoring with regard to employment barriers.
Managing Reception area, filing, Administration.
Maintaining progress report of Candidates and assessing feedback from prospective employers.

Education & Training

Feb 2004 - Dec 2004

Institution:Northern Beaches College
Institution Type:TAFE
Location:Brookvale NSW
Course Name:Diploma Fine Arts

Jan 2000 - May 2000

Institution:Betta Careers
Institution Type:College
Location:Gosford, NSW
Course Name:Business Administration Level 4

Feb 1996 - Dec 1998

Institution:National Art School
Institution Type:TAFE
Location:Darlinghurst, Sydney
Course Name:Diploma Fine Arts

Jan 1995 - Sep 1995

Institution:Make-up Glamour
Institution Type:College
Location:Bondi Junction, Sydney
Course Name:Diploma Make-up Artistry (for Film & Television)

Skills

Business Skills

  • Keyboard skills ( - experience)
  • New Business Development (Novice - 1-1.5 years experience)
  • Reception/PA Services (Intermediate - 3-4 years experience)
  • Sales, Marketing & Account Management (Intermediate - 1-1.5 years experience)

Product Skills

  • Microsoft Office XP (Intermediate - 2-3 years experience)

Industry Company Experience

  • MYOB (Intermediate - 6-12 months experience)

Interests

Design, Business, Marketing, Photography, Painting.

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