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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
Skills
  • Advanced word processing
  • QuickBooks Pro
  • Deltaview
  • Document filing
  • Exceptional Telephone Etiquette
  • Scheduling/Planning
  • Official Notary of the Public
Work History
Legal Assistant, 08/2009 - Current
City Of Denton Denton, TX,
  • Assisted litigation attorneys with research, depositions, trial preparation, discovery and document drafts for court submittal.
  • Supervised appointment scheduling for [Number] attorneys and made adjustments and changes through [Software] application.
  • Handled office scheduling and made notes for deadlines, motions and other important dates.
  • Drafted correspondence and [Type] documentation and disseminated materials to appropriate parties.
  • Contacted clients to schedule appointments and discuss progress of cases.
  • Handled complex scheduling for appointments, court appearances and depositions for busy litigation firm.
  • Directed and coordinated law office activities, including service of subpoenas and scheduling of depositions.
  • Reviewed case files and reported case progress to clients.
  • Developed positive working relationship with courts, clients, law enforcement members and attorneys.
  • Performed administrative tasks, including revising and finalizing letters, briefs and memos.
  • Managed accounts and client records of clients, observing confidentiality and extreme discretion.
  • Answered telephone and coordinated meetings and conferences.
  • Answered [Number] client calls per [Timeframe] to respond to inquiries, using open-ended questioning skills to attain applicable information.
  • Kept up-to-date on case progress by frequently reviewing records and reporting findings to clients.
  • Produced legal documents, including contracts and real estate closing statements.
Personal Assistant, 08/2012 - 05/2016
Carlton Senior Living Fair Oaks, CA,
  • Identified needs and coordinated plans for travel and out-of-town functions.
  • Provided multifaceted services to career professionals by running errands, managing mail, scheduling appointments and arranging transportation.
  • Entrusted to handle confidential and sensitive situations in professional matter.
  • Utilized personal and professional networks to identify, acquire and manage new clients.
  • Orchestrated smooth and efficient program development by collaborating cross-functionally across departments.
  • Interacted with customers and clients to identify business needs and requirements.
  • Improved success of program by making proactive adjustments to operations.
  • Provided ongoing direction and leadership for program operations.
Event Coordinator, 01/2012 - 05/2015
Tulip Cremation Eugene, OR,
  • Developed, coordinated and administered [Type], [Type] and [Type] programs.
  • Interviewed and hired talented [Job title]s with expertise in [Area of expertise] to increase [Type] strengths within already gifted department.
  • Determined customer needs and developed program initiatives according to preferences.
  • Gathered, reviewed and evaluated financial data to determine potential and real risk levels.
  • Devised, implemented and monitored program plans and schedules.
  • Implemented strategies to increase program effectiveness.
  • Maintained regular communication between departments via email and phone calls to coordinate program logistics.
  • Optimized service procedures to increase customer satisfaction.
  • Managed newsletter distribution for [Number] programs to increase student engagement.
  • Worked alongside [Type] professionals to outline and implement program plans and objectives.
  • Coordinated work between multiple departments.
Owner/Operator Supervisor, 01/2007 - 08/2009
Oogles N Googles City, STATE,
  • Devised, deployed and monitored processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels [Number]%.
  • Managed day-to-day business operations, including accounting, finance, HR, marketing and public relations.
  • Evaluated suppliers by assessing quality, timeliness and compliance of deliveries to maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational efficiency.
  • Enhanced operational efficiency and productivity by managing budgets, accounts and [Task].
  • Recruited, hired and trained initial personnel, working to establish key internal functions and outline scope of positions for new organization.
  • Cultivated forward-thinking, inclusive and performance-oriented business culture to lead industry in innovation and push progress.
  • Stayed current with market trends to determine optimal pricing of goods and services and to capitalize on emerging opportunities.
  • Managed [Number] employees by supervising daily tasks.
  • Trained and motivated [Number] employees to perform daily business functions, including [Task] and [Task].
  • Developed key operational initiatives to drive and maintain substantial business growth.
Education
Associate of Arts: Education, Expected in 12/2002
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Palm Beach State College - Lake Worth, FL
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Bachelor of Arts: Education, Expected in 05/2003
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Florida Atlantic University - Boca Raton, FL
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School Attended

  • Palm Beach State College
  • Florida Atlantic University

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Assistant
  • Personal Assistant
  • Event Coordinator
  • Owner/Operator Supervisor

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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