Candace L. Lee
Utilize the knowledge and skills that I have acquired to further my professional career.
May 2005 – Present Small Business Manager / Virtual Assistant
Promo Modeling & Brand Ambassador
Self Employed: I assist small business by working on specific projects and/or completing daily tasks necessary for the growth of their company. My work varies depending upon the client’s needs. Proof & edit various written documents. Create Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations. Design web based survey’s that can also be created in paper-form for mailing. Medical Transcription and General Transcription. Bookkeeping and/or accounting. Miscellaneous Internet research. Scheduling appointments, assist with travel arrangements, telemarketing, on-line training courses and motivational meetings. Realtor work – scheduling appointments, uploading contracts to website, researching MLS information and expired contracts. Handling bid packages or RFP’s for miscellaneous organizations. Experience with Government RFP’s and/or Project Bid Proposal’s.
(My work is not limited to the above mentioned activities. Please e-mail or call for more information.)
Promo Modeling / Brand Ambassador Experience: The Canon Tour Truck promoting their latest Electronic and Office Equipment products while in Birmingham, AL in May ‘06. I worked as a John Deere Girl at the Talladega NASCAR race with the John Deere Ride & Drive Event. I worked as a Promo Model for 2 different Home Depot Grand Opening Event’s. I worked with the Bull's Eye Promo Tour in Central Alabama during June ‘06. I was a Bull's Eye Brand Ambassador working 6 Bull's Eye event's during the first 3 weeks of June. Those promotions were at the Hoover Met, the Gadsden Riverfest and City Stages in Birmingham. I am booked to work promotions on various dates throughout the rest of 2006 for Borghese Cosmetics at a Hoover, AL location. Worked promotions for Banana Boat at the FLW Championship Event at the BJCC in Birmingham during August ’06. Brand Ambassador for Volkswagon at the Dave Matthews Band Concert in Atlanta, GA in August ’06. Most of these events were at large venues. They included brand messaging, working with handheld computer boards, laptops, writing event summaries and managing on-line event reports. I was also responsible for taking event pictures with my digital camera.
April 2004 - May 2005 TRI Staffing, Inc.
On-Site Supervisor - Honda Manufacturing of Alabama / TRI Office, Talladega, AL
Job Duties: Payroll for Associates working at Honda. Payroll included: Data entry of Associate hours into the ATR9800 Time System and printing the payroll report for every Associate by department and then entering this information into the TRI Payroll system so that checks could be issued. Updated Associate’s pay scale when they were eligible for pay increase. Managed weekly excel reports to show Associate hours & Associate wage increases. Answered phones, sent faxes, checked e-mail, worked with Team Managers regarding any Associate issues. Shared supervisory responsibilities for Associate counseling’s, evaluations, and when necessary handled Associate terminations. Assisted with PowerPoint to create monthly and quarterly presentations for Honda. Worked with Excel to create any charts or graphs needed. Worked with Associates to resolve their questions and/or concerns. Helped to clean out lockers. All miscellaneous responsibilities that might arise while working as an on-site supervisor. When at Talladega office: Answer phones, Data Entry and various clerical work when needed.
December 2002 - October 2003 ASI Stone Imports, Inc.
Administrative Support Reason for leaving: Company Layoff
Job Duties: Assistant to V.P. of Mausoleums & V.P. of Commercial projects. Type Job Agreements, Bid Letters, Job Quotes & Job Change Orders. Data entry on all job estimates/proposals, Coordinate UPS & FedEx shipping. Take photos of all Marble & Granite stone samples - label & print photos for job files. Create new job files, type all fax correspondence & send all faxes. Copy Architectural Drawings for Project Managers and job files. Filing, packing-up all stone samples & Architectural Drawings for shipping to job site and stone quarries. Answer phone calls, assist in sending & receiving all company e-mail. Assist in updating official website pages for company. General Customer Service.
September 1999 - December 2002 Malone Freight Lines, Inc. / CRST Flatbed, Inc.
Inside Sales & Marketing / Administrative Assistant / Contract Manager
Job Duties: Rate quotes for TL & LTL rates, handle integration of new agents and company terminals, create PowerPoint presentations, complete rate dockets for the billing department, prepare weekly & monthly reports, responsible for all Motor Carrier & Transportation Contracts as well as Agency Agreements, assist in travel arrangements, manage weekly itineraries, prepare & organize expense reports, prepare monthly mail-outs, answer phones, filing. Assist with customer complaints, billing issues & account collections. Mass fax reports daily/weekly. Assist in Driver Satisfaction program - assist and/or solve driver complaints. Assist in various driver pick-up or delivery issues.
February 1999 - September 1999 American Express Financial Advisors
Administrative Assistant / Financial Planning Assistant
Job Duties: Answer phones, obtain personal profiles for financial planning, schedule appointments, prepare monthly reports using spreadsheets & graphs, filing, monthly mail-outs, data entry of all financial plans, accounts receivable.
February 1998 - February 1999 Coosa Valley Equine
Job Duties: Medical Transcription, Accounts Receivable, Patient Admissions, Medical Billing, Medical Coding, schedule appointments, filing, answer phones, collections, worked with attorney's in filing claims for delinquent accounts, financial planning for surgery costs, assist with preparation of surgery room and intensive care area, assist with radiographs, re-stock medical supplies.
February 1992 - February 1998 Overnite Transportation, Inc.
Sales Assistant/Inside Sales: Answer phones, CSR, TL & LTL Pricing/Quotes.
Human Resources: Payroll, petty cash clerk, A/R and A/P, handled employment applications, worked with Alabama State Employment office for job referrals, assisted with initial job interviews, employment testing. Responsible for employee benefits such as 401-K, insurance claims, insurance and 401-K enrollment and changes, stock options and stock purchase, tallied trip cards for driver payroll, arranged garnishment deductions.
Regional Account Manager: Regional Manager for Revlon, Johnson & Johnson and Tones Spices. Required to track load activity to ensure on-time deliveries. Prepare OS&D reports for these accounts. Assisted in pre-planning for freight delivery.
Assistant Dispatch: Long haul and short haul dispatch, data entry for loads, prepared monthly & weekly reports to track activity. Pre-planning for local deliveries. Scheduled appointments. Forklift certified - ability to load and unload freight when necessary. Billing input and pre-bill. Imaging system for proof-of-delivery. This was mostly LTL freight.
Office Equipment & Computer Software Skills:
Copier, Fax Machine, Scanner, Postage Machine, Paper Shredder, Typewriter, QuickBooks, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Office, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, Corel Word Perfect, Corel Presentations, Survey Monkey, [login to view URL], Lotus 1,2,3, Lotus Notes, MS Windows XP, Goldmine, ADS, ATR9800, Express Scribe, Digital Camera and Photo Software - various makers. Infinity Foot Pedal & Headset for transcription, Settlement Room web site, Quickbooks on-line version, Garden State MLS web site.
REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST