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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Having received a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies (Journalism) and a Master’s in Development Communication combined with roles played over the years and have been equipped with the necessary skillset to seamlessly perform corporate communication, marketing, and sales, business development, and perform as a credible and hardworking person. With detail-oriented team player and with strong organizational skills. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with high degree of accuracy.

KEY COMPETENCE: These major strengths include, leadership, data management, interpersonal communication and cross-cultural skills, proficiency in public relations and planning, journalism, research, and customer care.

Skills
  • Microsoft Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, and related audio-visual
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Inquiries
  • Intelligence Collection
  • Presentations
  • Digitization
  • Research
Work History
09/2022 to Current Research Assistant Glanbia Plc | , , Institute of African Studies Library University of Ghana
  • Reading through colonial era newspaper published in Gold Coast/Ghana.
  • Digitizing articles and advertisement that are pertinent to research topic.
  • Organizing articles into goggle drive to be accessed by researcher from any destination.
  • Established pertinent bibliographical details about digitized articles into spreadsheet along with keywords for each article for easy search.
09/2022 to Current Administrative Manager and Personal Assistant State Of Washington | , ,
  • Supervised staff and delegated tasks to maintain positive, productive administrative operations.
  • Updated reports, managed accounts, and generated reports for company database.
  • Established workflow processes, monitored daily productivity, and implemented modifications to improve overall performance of personnel.
  • Oversaw office inventory activities by ordering and requisitions and stocking and shipment receiving.
  • Attending stakeholder meetings on behalf of the CEO.
  • Orientation for newly employed staffs.
  • Trained employees in company and regulatory compliance requirements to promote conformance.
  • Coordinated customer, vendor and stakeholder relations for smooth communication flows.
  • Developed and implemented improved filing systems for enhanced order and accuracy.
08/2021 to 10/2021 Assistant Conference Coordinator Planet Fitness Inc. | , ,
  • Incharge of Responding to participants through emails
  • Incharge of Responding to online Registration
  • Writing to Department for Assistance
  • Writing Minutes
  • Making payments at the bank
  • Reminding participants of their sessions through emails
  • Preparing of Runsheet for participants for their sessions.
05/2021 to 09/2021 District Information Technology Support Mississippi State University (Ms) | , ,
  • Backup all data file from supervisor and enumerator tablets during and after enumeration.
  • Provide onsite troubleshooting to problems.
  • Investigate and implement measures to rectify and enhance data synchronization.
  • Monitor and assess CAPI application and mobile device performance and report accordingly.
  • Take proper inventory of all IT assets, including tablets assign to enumerators.


12/2020 to 12/2020 PRESIDING OFFICER St Edwards University | , ,
  • 2014 and 7th DECEMBER, 2020 Respectively
  • Enrolled prospective voters on to the EC Biometric System ahead of the 2016 general election
  • Resolving problems relating to the verification of voters
  • Maintaining order at the polling station
  • Supervising the work of pulling assistants
  • Counting and announcing the result of the election at the polling station
  • Taking proper custody of election material
04/2019 to 09/2020 Registration Officer/ Supervising Registration Officer/ Card Verification officer National Identification Authority | , ,
  • Match and verify registered applicant's captured fingerprints
  • Manage printer and print server to process and ascertain the status of Ghana Cards in print
  • Printing and processing of the National Identification Card
  • Coordinate and supervise set up, registration processes, and procedures before, during and after the duration of registration
  • Report on the conduct and the outcome of daily registration at specified registration center manned by ROs, MRWs, CFOs, and CVOs.
10/2018 to 10/2018 Desk Officer- IASA 2018 Conference Ghana. International Association Of Sound And Audiovisual | , ,
  • Supported and provided keen insight into operational and programmatic activities.
  • Liaised With Ghana Immigration to Provide Assistance To International Participants.
  • Skilled at working independently and collaboratively in team environment.
  • Record Keeping.
  • Worked well in team setting, providing support and guidance.
to 09/2018 ADMINISTRATIVE ASST. & ARCHIVIST | , ,
  • (NATIONAL SERVICE)
  • Scheduled Appointments, Performed Administrative Duties, and Office Management as Front
to 08/2016 LEAD INTERN AND NEWSREADER | , ,
  • 1ST AUG – 31ST, Ensured all Interns performed assigned duties
  • Monitored Press and performed Administrative duties at GAF Public Relations Department
  • Hosted the Morning Devotion and Read Midday News on GAF Radio
  • Wrote, Edited, and Proofread news stories
07/2016 to 07/2016 INTERN JOURNALIST NA | , ,
  • Filed report for Politics, Health, and Education Desks
  • Wrote and edited News Stories; Read Morning and Midday Bulletin
  • GHANA ARMED FORCES
01/2012 to 05/2013 ASSISTANT MANAGER NA | , ,
  • Oversaw Forex and Supermarket Operations; ensured prompt restocking at Supermarket Wing,
  • Proper bookkeeping, and Bank Payments.
01/2009 to 01/2010 TEACHER GIJ, JOURNALISM | , ,
  • Responsible for Social Studies Curriculum for primary classes 2 and 3
  • Served as primary 2 and 3 Class Teacher
  • Provided extra Classes for students.
04/2002 to 10/2002 Admin. Asst SOLARIX FOREX BUREAU AND SUPERMARKET | , ,
  • Pan Africa Intellectual and ultural Festival, Institute of African Studies, Transcribing research interviews
  • Input students’ grades into the academic system
  • Receiving of client and students
  • Handling of client enquiries
  • Keeping of records.
01/2002 to 04/2002 Senior Lecturer HOLY CHILD SCHOOL | , ,
  • Nd October 2018 2nd April, – 2nd October 2018, Transcribing research interviews
  • Input students’ grades into the academic system
  • Receiving of client and students
  • Handling of client enquiries
  • Keeping of records.
Education
Expected in 2020 to to MA | Development Communication Ghana Institute of Journalism, Accra, Greater GPA:
Expected in 05/2017 to to BA | Communication Studies Ghana Institute of Journalism Greater Accra, Accra Ghana, GPA:
Expected in 11/2010 to to Certificate in Microsoft Office Suit | Ghana Navy Computer Centre Greater Accra, Sekondi Naval Base, GPA:
Expected in 2009 to to WASSCE Certificate | Abor Senior High School Abor, Abor Volta Region, GPA:
Affiliations
Member of the Dream Believe Achieve Network Ghana Member of the Perez Theatre Acts (Perez Chapel, Dzorwulu)
Skills
  • Microsoft Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, and related audio-visual
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Inquiries
  • Intelligence Collection
  • Presentations
  • Digitization
  • Research
Work History
09/2022 to Current Research Assistant Prof. Ray, University of Michigan | ,
  • Reading through colonial era newspaper published in Gold Coast/Ghana.
  • Digitizing articles and advertisement that are pertinent to research topic.
  • Organizing articles into goggle drive to be accessed by researcher from any destination.
  • Established pertinent bibliographical details about digitized articles into spreadsheet along with keywords for each article for easy search.
09/2022 to Current Administrative Manager and Personal Assistant Sadaco Brothers Busines Ventures | ,
  • Supervised staff and delegated tasks to maintain positive, productive administrative operations.
  • Updated reports, managed accounts, and generated reports for company database.
  • Established workflow processes, monitored daily productivity, and implemented modifications to improve overall performance of personnel.
  • Oversaw office inventory activities by ordering and requisitions and stocking and shipment receiving.
  • Attending stakeholder meetings on behalf of the CEO.
  • Orientation for newly employed staffs.
  • Trained employees in company and regulatory compliance requirements to promote conformance.
  • Coordinated customer, vendor and stakeholder relations for smooth communication flows.
  • Developed and implemented improved filing systems for enhanced order and accuracy.
08/2021 to 10/2021 Assistant Conference Coordinator UG Institute of African Studies | ,
  • Incharge of Responding to participants through emails
  • Incharge of Responding to online Registration
  • Writing to Department for Assistance
  • Writing Minutes
  • Making payments at the bank
  • Reminding participants of their sessions through emails
  • Preparing of Runsheet for participants for their sessions.
05/2021 to 09/2021 District Information Technology Support Ghana Statistical Service | ,
  • Backup all data file from supervisor and enumerator tablets during and after enumeration.
  • Provide onsite troubleshooting to problems.
  • Investigate and implement measures to rectify and enhance data synchronization.
  • Monitor and assess CAPI application and mobile device performance and report accordingly.
  • Take proper inventory of all IT assets, including tablets assign to enumerators.


12/2020 to 12/2020 PRESIDING OFFICER ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF | ,
  • 2014 and 7th DECEMBER, 2020 Respectively
  • Enrolled prospective voters on to the EC Biometric System ahead of the 2016 general election
  • Resolving problems relating to the verification of voters
  • Maintaining order at the polling station
  • Supervising the work of pulling assistants
  • Counting and announcing the result of the election at the polling station
  • Taking proper custody of election material
04/2019 to 09/2020 Registration Officer/ Supervising Registration Officer/ Card Verification officer National Identification Authority | ,
  • Match and verify registered applicant's captured fingerprints
  • Manage printer and print server to process and ascertain the status of Ghana Cards in print
  • Printing and processing of the National Identification Card
  • Coordinate and supervise set up, registration processes, and procedures before, during and after the duration of registration
  • Report on the conduct and the outcome of daily registration at specified registration center manned by ROs, MRWs, CFOs, and CVOs.
10/2018 to 10/2018 Desk Officer- IASA 2018 Conference Ghana. International Association of Sound and Audiovisual | ,
  • Supported and provided keen insight into operational and programmatic activities.
  • Liaised With Ghana Immigration to Provide Assistance To International Participants.
  • Skilled at working independently and collaboratively in team environment.
  • Record Keeping.
  • Worked well in team setting, providing support and guidance.
to 09/2018 ADMINISTRATIVE ASST. & ARCHIVIST | ,
  • (NATIONAL SERVICE)
  • Scheduled Appointments, Performed Administrative Duties, and Office Management as Front
to 08/2016 LEAD INTERN AND NEWSREADER | ,
  • 1ST AUG – 31ST, Ensured all Interns performed assigned duties
  • Monitored Press and performed Administrative duties at GAF Public Relations Department
  • Hosted the Morning Devotion and Read Midday News on GAF Radio
  • Wrote, Edited, and Proofread news stories
07/2016 to 07/2016 INTERN JOURNALIST GIJ, JOURNALISM | ,
  • Filed report for Politics, Health, and Education Desks
  • Wrote and edited News Stories; Read Morning and Midday Bulletin
  • GHANA ARMED FORCES
01/2012 to 05/2013 ASSISTANT MANAGER SOLARIX FOREX BUREAU AND SUPERMARKET | ,
  • Oversaw Forex and Supermarket Operations; ensured prompt restocking at Supermarket Wing,
  • Proper bookkeeping, and Bank Payments.
01/2009 to 01/2010 TEACHER HOLY CHILD SCHOOL | ,
  • Responsible for Social Studies Curriculum for primary classes 2 and 3
  • Served as primary 2 and 3 Class Teacher
  • Provided extra Classes for students.
04/2002 to 10/2002 Admin. Asst Nkrumah | ,
  • Pan Africa Intellectual and ultural Festival, Institute of African Studies, Transcribing research interviews
  • Input students’ grades into the academic system
  • Receiving of client and students
  • Handling of client enquiries
  • Keeping of records.
01/2002 to 04/2002 Senior Lecturer Kwadwo Boateng, GIJ | ,
  • Nd October 2018 2nd April, – 2nd October 2018, Transcribing research interviews
  • Input students’ grades into the academic system
  • Receiving of client and students
  • Handling of client enquiries
  • Keeping of records.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Ghana Institute of Journalism
  • Ghana Institute of Journalism Greater Accra
  • Ghana Navy Computer Centre Greater Accra
  • Abor Senior High School Abor

Job Titles Held:

  • Research Assistant
  • Administrative Manager and Personal Assistant
  • Assistant Conference Coordinator
  • District Information Technology Support
  • PRESIDING OFFICER
  • Registration Officer/ Supervising Registration Officer/ Card Verification officer
  • Desk Officer- IASA 2018 Conference Ghana.
  • ADMINISTRATIVE ASST. & ARCHIVIST
  • LEAD INTERN AND NEWSREADER
  • INTERN JOURNALIST
  • ASSISTANT MANAGER
  • TEACHER
  • Admin. Asst
  • Senior Lecturer

Degrees

  • MA
  • BA
  • Certificate in Microsoft Office Suit
  • WASSCE Certificate

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