Alexander - Personal Assistant - Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Julie Alexander

Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Summary

My strengths are organizing and looking after others.

I have many clients that I house/pet sit on a regular basis

.My last position in Cornwall UK was managing and building the Holiday letting side of the Estate agency, alongside this I ran my own cleaning business and checking on the security during the winter months.

I am looking for a preferably a live in position as House Manager/PA

Character references available on request.

Services

Personal Assistant

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Summary:

CURRICULUM VITAE
Name: Julie Alexander
D.O.B: 05 April 1960
Nationality: British
Address: ℅ 83 Second Avenue, Rondebosch East, Cape Town
Cell: 072 2966 298
Skype ID: julie.alexander8
Email: alexanderjulie1960@gmail.com

PROFILE:
A conscientious, reliable and hardworking person, who takes pride in producing work to a consistently high standard. Adjusts well to change and enjoys problem solving. Sophisticated, creative, well read and well is travelled.

TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS:
2008 Sept – 2009 July: Level 2 Interior Design at Truro College Cornwall UK
2006 Stroud College UK - Women’s Returners Course and Computer Training.
2005 First Aid and Care for the Elderly with Corinium Care UK Ltd.
1993 Sept - 1994 July: Level 2 Fashion Design at Cheltenham College UK
Training with various cosmetic houses over the years giving me selling, interpersonal and communication skills at all levels.

SKILLS:
Excellent communication skills at all levels. Very good at using own initiative
Good at multi tasking – and time management.
Extensive sales experience.
Used to operating in a fast working environment.
Office skills: Microsoft word, Excel; overall good computer knowledge, using the web and social media as a business and marketing tool.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:
2013 Earlier this year I was recruited by O’Brien Recruitment for the Mining Indaba in Cape Town to welcome and liaise with delegates.
I have completed part of a TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) course online, and hoping to conclude when I have the time.

I am currently working for a designer, Tina K Designs at Hout Bay, Bay Harbour Market selling her products, and managing her business while she is away.

I also have a fairly broad base of clients who entrust me with their homes and animals to house-sit on a regular basis. My most recent position included looking after for an 8 year boy for a month while was his Mum was abroad.

2012 1st July - 25th October Academy Administrator Delwood Chefs Academy - my duti

Work History

Yacht Charter Options International

Temp position for 2 months, helping Tracy get through the backlog of liaising with clients, helping them find the perfect yachting holiday.

O'Brien Recruitment for the Mining Indaba in Cape Town

I was recruited by O'Brien Recruitment for the Mining Indaba in Cape Town to welcome and liaise with delegates.

I have completed part of a TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) course online, and hoping to conclude when I have the time.

I am currently working for a designer, Tina K Designs at Hout Bay, Bay Harbour Market selling her
products, and managing her business while she is away.

I also have a fairly broad base of clients who entrust me with their homes and animals to house­sit on a regular basis. My most recent position included looking after for an 8 year boy for a month while was his Mum was abroad.

25th October Academy Administrator Delwood Chefs Academy

st July

From January 2012

my duties were
extensive including marketing the company and advising students when necessary. Reasons for leaving, the scope of the job was far greater than I was lead to believe and what I expected.

Store Manager

Isabellina Waterfront

From May 2012

My reasons for leaving was to take up the position at Delwood Chefs Academy

Holiday Lettings Co­ordinator

Cole Rayment & White UK Estate Agency

September 2007 - January 2012

My duties included Marketing of holiday properties.
Designing and updating the website to assist with the promotion of the holiday properties. Taking on new instructions, regarding the introduction of holiday properties, including providing rental
estimations and taking the photographs. Assisting with property sales and viewings.
General office administration, and helping clients who visit the office.
Included with the above I ran my own business alongside CRW ­ co­ordinating my own team of staff to clean and maintain the holiday properties before and after each letting.

Admin assistant

Corinium Care UK Ltd

July 2005 - August 2007

a long list of office duties and emergency care for the elderly and Care Advisor.

Sales and management

General Trading Company

March 2001 - April 2005

in Cirencester
UK. My duties were to meet sales targets, open and close the shop, train staff on new products,
banking, window and in­store display, employ new staff.

Self Employed

May 1998 - March 2001

Interiors advising clients on how to make the most of their
homes including the searching & purchasing of fabrics for curtains, cushions, throws.

Fashion and Jewellery sales

Fashion and Jewellery

July 1994 - May 1998

.
1990­1994 ­ At home bringing up my daughter.
1988­1990 ­ Caribbean, working on yachts as chief cook and bottle washer.

sales and Counter Manager

Revlon and Yardley in the sales area

Boss

self employed

Projects

Pet sitting

Just a few of the things I make and looking after peoples animals

Bay Harbour Market Hout Bay Cape Town

House sitting in between and I help as a consultant on fashion and sewing skills at a Abbots college including reading/scribing at a college in during exam times

Qualifications & Certifications

Interior Design

Truro College Cornwall UK

Stroud College UK

Fashion Design

Cheltenham College UK

Sans Souci Girls High School

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