Business Ethic

As your business associate I am committed to providing unlimited support towards the achievement of your goals. The success of our alliance relies on my ability to develop an in-depth understanding of your business, and your willingness to truly include me as your business partner. This will enable me to provide effective and efficient support to you as we cultivate a long-term successful relationship! I am Your Virtual Ally!

Work History

  • 6 Years working as a Virtual Assistant supporting clients across Europe and the United States
  • 8 Years as a Department Supervisor in Investment Banking and Local Authority organisations
  • 5 Years running own home based business as part of direct selling organisation
  • 2 Years as a Desk Top Publisher, 7 Years in the Desk Top Publishing environment
  • 10 Years in various administrative, secretary and personal assistant roles.  Beginning at a junior position culminating in supporting Chairman and Board Members of large investment bank 
  • 3 Years working as a virtual administrative assistant to clients spanning the USA and UK
  • I have provided support in several industries: Architecture, Local Authority, Investment Banking, Insurance, Direct Sales, and Information Technology Consulting

  • Education

  • See on the right-hand side for an example of some of the support specific courses that have been completed over the past couple years. I consistently invest in my growth and development and am a Social Marketing Specialist, Virtual Events Specialist, Professional Author's Assistant and am currently studying towards becoming a Traffic Geyser Marketing Specialist. I have always taken various short courses, like Blog marketing, FANtastic Facebook Fan pages. Needless to say my education is an important continued investment of my business.
  • Successfully completed 8 week client simulation AssistU Certified Professional VA Qualification in April 2005
  • AssistU October 2003 Graduate of the Virtual Training Program
  • BTEC Higher National in Business and Finance
  • BTEC National in Business and Finance
  • RSA Stage II Computer Literacy
  • RSA Secretarial Skills
  • BTEC General in Business and Finance

  • Key Skills

  • Advanced secretarial skills
  • Advanced DTP skills
  • Website design and development
  • Marketing documents design and distribution
  • Spreadsheet and database use
  • Basic knowledge of financial and personnel systems
  • Organisation of PR functions/seminars/courses etc
  • Management, supervision and training of staff/small teams
  • Office management

  • Software Knowledge

  • Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, FrontPage, Access
  • Email applications
  • Corel Draw
  • Adobe Acrobat Exchange & Distiller
  • Corel WordPerfect
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe PageMaker
  • Visio
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • SmartDraw
  • Camtasia / Jing / Snagit
  • Audio file manipulation software