Rankin - Digital Photography - Portland, Oregon, USA

Kathy Rankin

Portland, Oregon, USA


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I have 30 years of telemarketing experience, telephone work where I either made appointments for services, made appointment for portrait sittings, requested donations for non profit organizations, conducted market research, and also sales such as education online, photos, and carpet cleaning.

I can operate a telephone switchboard and am willing to answer phones in a busy environment, any hours!

My typing speed is 80 plus wpm.I have 15 years of data entry experience. I have some travel agency experience, typing itineraries and greeting clients.

Creatively, I also am an accomplished photographer with my photo's published in magazines, newsletters, newspapers, artists' websites, cd covers and posters, advertising.

Work History


Muscular Dystrophy Association

From February 2014


Kathy Rankin Photography

February 2013 - February 2013

I have been a videographer/photographer for more years than 2013, but I am starting my own business as the company, Consumer Opinion Services is restructuring their company and had to let go their higher paid employees. If you are interested in professional photography,call me


FreezeFrame Photography

November 2013 - December 2013

Phone Representative/Fundraising

MS Society Of Portland OR

April 2012 - May 2012

Raising funds for a non profit organization that helps people living with MS. I worked there as a temporary, on assignment to raise funds ONLY in specific time frames of 4-6 weeks, in both 2011 and 2012. I was able to raise funds to help the organization. My phone skills and ability to dial quickly, and reach alot of people is what is necessary in order to make funds available to the organization during this phone-a-thon.


Consumer Opinion Services

June 2008 - January 2013

Market research surveys on the telephone and in person, intercepting malls and restaurants, retail stores, buses and the train. I was able to work in any location and talk to anyone, got the required CPH and was able to work under deadlines meeting their needs for quality research work. Their clients always requested me for projects. I was their Lead Interviewer for the Gas surveys.


Consumer Opinion Services

March 2008 - January 2013

Lead Interviewer

Infotek Research Group, Inc.

June 2000 - August 2007

Market Research Interviewer, conducting market research surveys on the telephone, and in person, intercepting. Focus group recruiting. Hostess at focus groups. Data entry. Typing speed on the phone while doing surveys was about 70 wpm

Lead Interviewer

InfoTek Research Group, Inc.

January 2000 - December 2007

Market research, conducting surveys over the telephone CATI, intercepts, some focus group recruitment; excellent communication skills over the phone and with co-workers, ability to train new employees. Dependable, leadership and training abilities. DIverse in interests which is beneficial to the wide range of topics and projects. Many projects involved complex ideas, or tasks that I was able to complete with ease. Public contact. Trained new employees and solved low quota by motivating employees. Discovered ideas and implemented them to the advantage of the organization. Dependable, reliable and could count on me to be successful when others fell short.

Lead Interviewer

Infotek Research Group, Inc.

March 2000 - September 2007


Pulse Market Research

January 1998 - January 1999

Assistant supervisor, training and hiring, firing employees. Office support while the company was in management transition. Interviewer, phone surveys and survey training.

Interviewer/Master employee

MDC Research - Market Decisions Corporation

February 1996 - September 1998

I worked at this company for two years. I was trained to do surveys and quickly became a Master Interviewer, best known for my probing and clarifying skills on the most difficult projects, I was able to maintain a high CPH. I am honest, hardworking and dependable. My typing speed, entering data while I had a respondent on the phone was still above 65 WPM.

Master Employee

Market Decisions Corporation

November 1996 - December 2000

Interviewer, high technology research studies.

Interviewer/Master employee

MDC Research

February 1996 - January 1998

Producer of Archival Blues Footage President of Newly Forming Non Profit Organization

Kathy Rankin Productions & Video Archivist

From January 1988

I have always been a VIdeo Producer and Photographer and now I have decided to take it to a professional level. i will include my photos in the artist bio's, so if you are a band or a venue and need some advertising, please contact me for special rates.

I am starting my own business. I would like any or all companies, or individuals
to contact me with your requests and price for a photo shoot. I am very negotiable.

My camera is a Canon 60D. I especially am interested in project work, where there
is a series of shoots, such as a live music venue.

If you are non profit organization requiring new photos for your website, or if you are an Artist, individual that needs fresh and quality photography, please contact me as my rates are well within reason of affordability.

I have many videos archived and if you are an "investor" looking to add videos to your collection or want to assist in producing a film documentary, please email me with your proposal.


Wanted: Market Research Position, freelance interviewer, or training on investigations

I am very good at questioning people and would like to work as a market research interviewer or an investigator.

1991-1998 Waterfront Blues Festival Archives, history of Portland Blues

I am working on a film documentary for the event

Qualifications & Certifications

Secretarial Program

Lane Community College, Eugene, OR

Galileo High School

North Eugene High School

Associate's degree

Lane Community College

AS Degree

Lane Community College

Lane Community College, Eugene, OR


North Eugene High School

North Eugene High School

Galileo High School

North Eugene High School

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