Organized and efficient clerical professional highly skilled in office administration, data organization, proofreading, database management and word processing.
Excellent communication skills
Professional phone etiquette
Articulate and well-spoken
Multi-line phone proficiency
Administrative support specialist
* 2nd-Round Qualifier and octafinalist at the National Debate Tournament (11th Seed)
* Awarded 7th place speaker out of 150+ participants in a national ranking debate tournament
* Double-Octafinalist at the Cross Examination Debate Tournament (18th seed)
Head Coach, 02/2016 to Current Five Four Aff -Performance Debate Institute
Educated and coached the basic fundamentals of debate.
Facilitated discussions and writing workshops surrounding various educational topics.
Selected to lead various lectures for multiple students on alternative styles of debate.
Created weekly agendas per diverse objectives to coach/teach students.
Managed effective schedules and judged daily practice debates that assessed students' progress.
Drafted proposals for grants and scholarships to provide financial assistance to the program and the students.
Assisted with event planning, including associated travel and logistical arrangements.
Legal Research Assistant, 01/2015 to 01/2016 Hossein Dabiri, Attorney At Law – Oklahoma City, OK
Analyzed previous immigration cases for precedent that could be used to develop case.
Developed relationships with clients to establish a comfortable and efficient Client/Attorney/Assistant relationship.
Investigated the conditions and status of the countries of numerous clients to be used as supplementary evidence.
Composed rough drafts of legal briefs and collaborated with the attorney to produce final drafts to be presented to the court.
Answered and managed incoming and outgoing calls while recording accurate messages.
Researched statutes, decisions, legal articles and codes.
Examined, categorized and sorted incoming documents.
Responded to internal and external requests for information.
Upheld confidentiality of all information.
Sales Associate, 07/2014 to 02/2015 Ashley Furniture Home Store
Achieved gross sales $100,000+ in retail furniture products.
Mastered effective skills in relationship building, product knowledge, and sales goal attainment.
Track record of maintaining current knowledge of company's products, marketing programs, promotions, and media plans.
Demonstrated ability to guide customers from the beginning to end of their sales journey.
08/2010 to 05/2015 Shannon Self Varsity Debate Debater/Coach University of Oklahoma – Norman, Oklahoma
Appointed into coaching role to manage and mentor 20 debaters throughout the debate season.
Utilized interpersonal and communication skills to convey complex ideas to others in a concise and clear manner.
Lead our team to a First Place National Sweepstakes finish in National Debate Tournament (NDT) and the Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA).
Exhibited and coached the ability to research and understand complex ideas.
Facilitated workshops and tournaments throughout the local community.
Intern, 05/2013 to 07/2013 Office of Congressman Emmanuel Cleaver – Kansas City, MO
Shadowed the Congressman's Community Affairs liaison.
Facilitated and maintained local outreach and community building efforts.
Performed administrative duties including answer office phones and assist constituents with community concerns.
Drafted and edited letters on behalf of the Congressman's office to various churches, organizations, charities and individuals.
Planned and coordinated logistics and materials for meeting and staff events.
Ordered and distributed office supplies while adhering to a fixed office budget.
Managed office supplies, vendors, organization and upkeep.
Directed guests and routed deliveries and courier services.
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science, May 2015 The University of Oklahoma - Norman, OK
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Companies Worked For:
Five Four Aff -Performance Debate Institute
Hossein Dabiri, Attorney At Law
Ashley Furniture Home Store
Shannon Self Varsity Debate Debater/Coach University of Oklahoma
Office of Congressman Emmanuel Cleaver
The University of Oklahoma
Central Classical High
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