Kurtzke - Photographer, Administrative Assistant - Plainview, NY, USA

Kristina Kurtzke

Plainview, NY, USA


A passionate photographer looking to expand experience in the industry.

Also, a top-notch assistant with over eight years experience managing business relations and special projects at the senior management level. Serve as primary point of contact for and liaison between management and sales teams. Maintain excellent written and oral communication skills, problem resolution abilities, and a high level of confidentiality. Equally effective sales management and advanced word processing support.


Photographer, Administrative Assistant

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

Work History

Communications Coordinator


November 2010 - November 2010

Marketing Administrative Assistant I


December 2009 - November 2010

• Provided departmental support to General Manager of Media and six National Broadcast managers and supervisors.
• Answered phones, making proper referral or handling as appropriate.
• Opened, read, sorted, prioritized and distributed incoming mail; ensured outgoing mail and packages were prepared properly and scheduled for delivery.
• Ensured accurate and logical organization of files, documents and records; ensured effective control of forms; controlled confidentiality of files as necessary.
• Scanned, copied and/or faxed documents.
• Monitored office supply inventory and ordered as necessary; ensured received supplies are correct and expensed appropriately; set-up and maintained tidiness within department/storage rooms.
• Interacted with outside vendors.
• Prepared conference room for onsite meetings and attended to any catering needs as necessary.
• Created and executed numerous projects and reports using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
• Coordinated domestic travel arrangements.
• Organized, prepared and submitted managerial and departmental expense reports.

Sales Administrative Assistant/Retention Manager

Broadview Networks

April 2008 - December 2009

• Provided executive-level administrative support to the Vice President of Direct Sales, New York Region and five sales directors with a demonstrated ability to improve procedures and meet demanding deadlines.
• Liaison between all impacted departments to ensure proper communications and reporting practices.
• Assisted 35 account executives with standard duties that include software and company internet application troubleshooting, project and program support.
• Created and executed numerous projects and reports using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
• Planned and coordinated corporate luncheons and developed presentations for related on- and off-site meetings.
• Organized the details of special events, travel arrangements, corporate agendas and itineraries.
• Collaborated with departmental managers on weekly postings for master reports to facilitate accurate and timely writing, editing, and preparation of final copy from draft to distribute.
• Directed business relations and distribution of company literature to stimulate client interest and sales leads.
• Made service changes, recommended service options and scheduled installation for phone, fax and computer services. Provided detailed and accurate accounts of customer calls for prevention of future audit issues.
• Handled customer inquiries, complaints, billing questions and payment extension/service requests.

Office Manager

Star Automotive of Suffolk, Inc.

October 2002 - April 2008

• Reported to the President and managed day-to-day operations for this twenty-year old company.
• Created letters, memos, and forms in Microsoft Word.
• Created and maintained paper and electronic files and customer bills through QuickBooks.
• Reduced total expenses by correcting cash-flow problems and improving inventory turnover.
• Recorded sales, balanced daily cash, purchased and maintained inventory.
• Prepared and distributed weekly payroll.
• Scheduled appointments and assisted customers with billing questions and payments.

Qualifications & Certifications

Bachelor's in Liberal Arts

New School University

Bachelor's of Science

State University of New York Empire State College

Bachelor of Science in Business, Management, Economics

Empire State College

Suffolk County Community College

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