Samanta L

Virtual Assistant

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I support companies small to mid-sized companies with on-boarding new projects, developing training and curriculum, strategic thinking toward process improvement and project management.

My experience includes expertise in general administrative support, event planning, training coordination, webinar set-up, curriculum design, business operations support, client on-boarding, professional development, personal development, building relationships, website maintenance (Wordpress, Wix, and others), and social media management.


Skills

  • Website/Blog Design and Maintenance

  • Product Launch Support

  • Email Marketing

  • Proofreading & Editing

  • Content Creation/Curation

  • Market Research

  • Email and Calendar Management

  • Event/Workshop Planning

  • Social Media Management

Experience

Freelance Project Management / Program Management
January 2019 - Present
Remote

  • Freelance for various clients

Virtual Assistant Service
June 2018 - Present
Remote

  • Provide world class administrative support to entrepreneurs and high end executives.

  • My strengths are focused on calendar and email management, digital marketing, market research, content curation, blog/website maintenance, and event planning.

The Kabbalah Centre
Program Coordinator
August 2017 - February 2019 (1 year 7 months)
Greater New York City Area

  • Non-profit organization providing courses on personal growth and enrichment.

  • Manage beginner seminars in three locations and four study groups by routinely analyzing program outcomes, risk factors, and cultivate solutions that improve the student experience.

  • Acted as a liaison between students, teachers and senior managers. Delivered information, program content and drived operational efficiency.

  • Created and support client retention strategies for existing and prospective students.

  • Ensured continuous student satisfaction and engagement by providing the highest level of student support.

  • Updated and oversee e-marketing software with up to date student information and leverage various communication channels to keep in touch with the student.

Alexander Mann Solutions
Campus Recruiting Coordinator
September 2016 - February 2017 (6 months)
New York, NY

  • HR service organization providing campus recruiting support to Citi Bank.

  • Assist five Campus Recruiters with candidate scheduling, offers, travel arrangements and interview day preparation.

  • Engage in candidate care activities to deliver a positive candidate experience.

  • Coordinate giveaways, supplies, and materials for career fairs and open house events.

  • Provide General backup during absences of Client Interface Recruiter.

NYCEEC
Senior Administrative Coordinator
March 2015 - September 2016 (1 year 7 months)
New York, NY

  • NGO providing financial support to energy efficiency projects in New York City. Responsible for verbal and written communications with employees, customers and outsource organizations.

  • Research, plan, and implement training programs to develop existing staff competencies and facilitate new hire orientation and on-boarding.

  • Design and implement employee engagement programs improving employee interaction and performance.

  • Coordinate events and assist in marketing material selection and presentation for an audience of 50 people.

Dragados USA, Inc.
Executive Assistant
August 2014 - March 2015 (8 months)
New York, NY

  • Construction company specialized in highways and bridges projects.

  • Provided high level administrative support to CEO of leading construction organization with more than $5.34 billion in annual revenue.

  • Organized the overall corporate event plans and execution including budget development, venue selection, invitation designs, and distribution of invitations.

Dragados USA, Inc.
Cost/Purchasing Assistant
September 2011 - August 2014 (3 years)
Davie, FL

  • Processed and followed-up purchase orders, contracts and change orders for a $1.2 billion project.

  • Verified invoice; attached supporting documentation and submitted for payment.

ALUMINA DISTRIBUTION CENTER, LLC
Administrative Assistant
February 2011 - August 2011 (7 months)
Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area

  • Wholesale and retail distribution of aluminum extrusions.

  • Monitored payroll and customers records. Performed routine clerical tasks.

  • Support Sales Team and Office Manager.

  • Discovery Communications

  • Billing Analyst

December 2009 - February 2010 (3 months)
Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
Global mass media and entertainment company. Responsible for Latin America billing.

  • Processed invoices and wire transfers. Consolidated financial report on a daily and monthly basis.

IMUSA
Procurement/Office Assistant
April 2006 - April 2009 (3 years 1 month)
Hispanic and International cookware company.

  • Established and maintained open lines of communication between sales
    team, vendors, and warehousing personnel to expedite product orders,
    distribution, and problem solving solutions. Organized media kits preparation
    for conferences.

Education

Florida International University College of Business
Bachelor, Business Administration and International Business · (2004 - 2009)

HEC Paris
Inspirational Leadership (2016 - 2016)

OTT COLLEGE
Associate, Hospitlity Management (2001 - 2002)