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Deborah Baudoin
PO Box 55754, Phoenix, AZ 85078
(602) 493-8815
alluvus@mindspring.com

Objective

To find a job that is both interesting and important. To find an employer who cares as much about doing the right thing as they do about making a profit. To use my organizational skills, research ability, sense of humor, and intelligence in a job that makes sense, that makes the world a better place.

Relevant Employment

7/1999 4/2001

Administrative Assistant to VP Sales & Marketing

Pentawave Inc.

Responsibilities:

Provided confidential, professional executive support to VP of Sales and Marketing as well as field and internal staff. Chosen as official back-up to the Executive Assistant to the President, CEO, and Chairman. Coordinated demonstration and meeting schedules; researched market and industry trends using Internet and other resources; assisted in planning sales and marketing conferences; processed completed contracts; created sales, projected sales, and forecast reports; organized travel for VP and other executives; created spreadsheets, presentations, and documents using MS Office software (Word 97, Excel, and Powerpoint); provided reception assistance as needed; handled catering needs for executive meetings and training; compiled marketing collateral for press kits; recorded, tallied, and processed expense reports for sales staff; produced purchase orders and check request documents for marketing department; and organized group activities such as potlucks and get-togethers.

3/1996 - 2/1999

Senior Account Manager

Discover Card

Responsibilities:

Call center problem-resolution; training unit coach to approximately 25 trainees; publisher of customer service departmental newsletter; schedule adherence review; written, call, and attendance review; progress reports, weekend scheduling.

8/1993 - 3/1996

Editorial Assistant

The Oryx Press

Responsibilities:

Provide clerical support to editorial staff, prepare and proofread galley copies, input corrections, additions, and new entries into database, supervise production of one monthly directory, supervise bimonthly mailings of up to 2000 pieces, maintain inventory of marketing collateral for mailings, provide backup for Administrative, Marketing, and Customer Services departments.

1/1991 - 2/1996

Senior Editor

Nova Press Publications

Responsibilities:

Recruit and foster writers, editors, and artists for small press anthologies; write, edit, and proofread stories; page layout and design; manual book production; attend trade shows and conventions as dealer; maintain accurate receipts; participate in convention panel discussions to promote products; write ad copy, liner notes, editorials, and business correspondence.

6/1992 - 1/1993

Editorial Consultant

K-Paul's Louisiana Enterprises

Responsibilities:

Assist Chef Paul Prudhomme with research for his cookbook, "Fork in the Road." Part of a nine-person team responsible for researching nutritional information, testing recipes, and providing feedback.

1/1990 - 8/1992

Information Assistant

Chevron USA

Responsibilities:

Maintain approximately 10,000 lease and division order files for busy information center, resolve customer inquiries using computer database program, provide clerical assistance to Land and Word Processing departments, provide backup assistance for main switchboard operator.

Education

Achievements:

Produce BookCrazy Radio, a weekly talk radio program; write promotional copy, research guests and sponsors, prepare business correspondence, oversee weekly production of live show
Wrote, arranged, and recorded three music CDs as a member of the a cappella group, The Duras Sisters.
Consulted on a professional cookbook, Fork in the Road , by Chef Paul Prudhomme.

Skills:

Skill

Proficiency

Years of Experience

Written Communication Skills

Excellent

Greater Than 10

Verbal Communication Skills

Excellent

Greater Than 10

Typing & Keyboarding Skills

Excellent

Greater Than 10

Self-Motivated

Excellent

Greater Than 10

Problem Solving Skills

Excellent

Greater Than 10

Positive Attitude

Excellent

Greater Than 10

People Skills

Excellent

Greater Than 10

Interpersonal Skills

Excellent

Greater Than 10

FAX

Excellent

Greater Than 10

Creativity

Excellent

Greater Than 10

Word Perfect

Good

6 to 10

Time Management

Good

6 to 10

Team Player

Good

6 to 10

Team Experience

Good

6 to 10

Proofreader Marks & Editorial Notation

Good

6 to 10

Professional Attitude

Good

6 to 10

Professional Appearance

Good

6 to 10

Organized

Good

6 to 10

Multi-Tasking

Good

6 to 10

Maintain Documents & Files

Good

6 to 10

Filing

Good

6 to 10

Editorial Skills

Excellent

6 to 10

Edit Copy

Good

6 to 10

Edit

Good

6 to 10

Conform Copy to Editorial Policies

Good

6 to 10

Conform Copy to Accepted Manual of Style

Good

6 to 10

Computer Skills

Good

6 to 10

Analytical Skills

Good

6 to 10

Accountability

Good

6 to 10

Verify Dates Figures Names & Other Facts

Good

3 to 5

Telephone Skills

Good

3 to 5

Rewrite Copy

Good

3 to 5

Review Blues Galleys & Page Proofs

Good

3 to 5

Research Skills

Good

3 to 5

Presentation Skills

Good

3 to 5

MS Word

Excellent

3 to 5

Maintain Calendars & Schedules

Good

3 to 5

General Database & Internet Knowledge

Good

3 to 5

Complaint Resolution

Good

3 to 5

Windows 95

Good

1 to 2

Training Experience

Good

1 to 2

Power Point

Excellent

1 to 2

Outlook

Excellent

1 to 2

Lotus 1-2-3

Average

1 to 2

Hyper Text Mark-Up Language HTML

Familiar

1 to 2

Excel

Excellent

1 to 2

VISIO

Familiar

Less Than 1

Process Expense Accounts

Good

Less Than 1

Lead Generation

Familiar

Less Than 1

Access

Familiar

Less Than 1

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