De Beer - Personal Assistant - Potchefstroom, NW, South Africa

Lara De Beer

Potchefstroom, NW, South Africa

Services

Personal Assistant

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

Summary:

My current position as Personal Assistant include the following Responsibilities :
Following up on ALL leads from ALL marketing/ advertisements placed in the various publications and on websites.
Contacting the prospective buyers and determining their needs, arranging their appointments.
Contacting buyers and setting up appointments
Capturing all data on Microsoft Outlook 2010
Use Excel to capture data
Use Microsoft Publisher for advert purposes
Working on Prop Ctrl– capturing all data & photos of new listings
Proficient in Lightstone& SAPTG
Progress reports to Mandate holders
Typing of all necessary docs involved
Writing adverts for Klerksdorp Record
Uploading Marketing Material on websites
Facebook and Twitter
Driving with on Open-Hour to see new stock (used to)
Writing adverts on open hour houses

Arranging Show Houses
Sending out Show Houses/ marketing for this

Scanning of docs – Purchase of Offer
Sending docs to Bond Originators
Typing letters to Attorneys
Following up on all e-mail queries

Work History

(Senior Estate Agent), Property Services

PA for Annemarie Roos

From May 2012

Info Centre North West Province, Klersdorp

Position held: Personal Assistant
Info Centre Manager +Printed & Social Media Marketing

Responsibilities:
Following up on ALL leads from ALL marketing/ advertisements placed in the various publications and on websites.
Contacting the prospective buyers and determining their needs, arranging their appointments.
Contacting buyers and setting up appointments
Capturing all data on Microsoft Outlook 2010
Use Excel to capture data
Use Microsoft Publisher for advert purposes
Working on Prop Ctrl - capturing all data & photos of new listings
Proficient in Lightstone & SAPTG
Progress reports to Mandate holders
Typing of all necessary docs involved
Writing adverts for Klerksdorp Record
Uploading Marketing Material on websites
Facebook and Twitter
Driving with on Open-Hour to see new stock (used to)
Writing adverts on open hour houses

Arranging Show Houses
Sending out Show Houses/ marketing for this

Scanning of docs - Purchase of Offer
Sending docs to Bond Originators
Typing letters to Attorneys
Following up on all e-mail queries

Still currently in this position
Taking leave for the entire Dec.
Available from Jan 2014

Info Centre Manager +Printed & Social Media Marketing

Info Centre & Social Med1a

January 2011 - May 2012

marketing)
THE HUB/ Info Centre
North West Province, Klersdorp

Position held: Info Centre Manager +Printed & Social Media Marketing

Responsibilities:
Dealing with all incoming e-mails
Handling Tourism queries - making Guesthouse bookings
Contacting Tourism providers and doing Guesthouse inspections
Typing - Microsoft Outlook 2007
Microsoft Office Excel - basics
In charge of our Facebook group - uploads and answering of queries
Corresponding with clients
Writing and distributing weekly newsletter to our database
Marketing and inviting Companies to weekly Business Forum meeting
Preparing and welcoming guests at weekly Business Forum meeting
Marketing for THE HUB Publication -
Setting up appointments with prospective clients
Selling advertising space
Compiling THE HUB publication
Writing articles for THE HUB publication
Invoicing and collection of outstanding monies
Social Media Marketing -
Marketing and selling our VALUE MEMBERSHIP product
Managing each client's "portfolio"
Capturing data, uploading artwork on social media platforms/sites
Focus on service excellence

Reason for wanting to leave: My main position, marketing for THE HUB, has ceased. My current employer is also in the property industry and now wants to train me to assist him in that field.

Founder

North West Province

September 2008 - December 2010

I was in charge of the ministry's running
Arranging worship
Preaching/teaching/ inviting guest speakers
Internet updates
Monthly newsletter
Sourcing/Organising food sponsors
Collecting sponsorship products
Sorting of products/clothing
Distributing
Organising outreaches
Working with the Police Community Officers and local pastors in Khuma
Feedback reports & many photos can be viewed on the FB group, CHOSEN BY GOD

PA/Co-ordinating secretary

Spirit Word Ministries

January 2006 - September 2008

Responsibilities:
Dealing with all incoming e-mails
Typing - Microsoft Outlook 2007
Corresponding with clients:
-an average of 700 - 1000 mails per month
-distributing e-mails to various departments
Editing documents for a television programme - WWW. on the Spirit Word Channel
Co-presenting on the TV programme, WWW.
Answering privatecorrespondence of Mr v Rensburg
Writing and distributing monthly newsletters to our worldwide database
In charge of domestic and international travel arrangements for Mr v Rensburg, his family and staff
Compiling detailed international travel itineraries
Human relations/ushering, assisting with all queries at the information desk:
-during our bi-annual Conferences, hosting up to 2000 pastors & leaders & our weekend services
Manage the church guesthouse - live in position:
-overseeing personal duties such as - shopping; domestic worker; maintaining a high standard to ensure international guests comfort and enjoyable stay
Focus on service excellence

Reason for leaving: got married & started own Ministry/ missionary work

Senior Retail Consultant (Wholesale)

Thompsons Tours

November 2003 - December 2005

Responsibilities:
Reservations of all air and land arrangements
International bookings specializing in UK & Europe
Focus on service excellence
Multi tasking
Worldspan CRS
Talisman invoicing and quoting system
Compiling quotes/ estimates
Up-selling travel products
Closing deals;
Collecting payment

Distributing documents to agents

Reason for leaving: Called to full-time ministry

Senior Retail Consultant

Kirstenhof

November 2002 - November 2003

Responsibilities:
In charge of all breakaway bookings for incentive groups
Managing of Corporate Account
Leisure domestic & international bookings
Travel voucher business
All group bookings
Compiling breakaway flyers
Focus on service excellence
Professional documentation
Quicktrav
Worldspan CRS (central reservation system)

Reason for leaving: Opportunity to learn wholesale & more conveniently located

Senior Retail Consultant

Sure Embassy Travel

July 1998 - October 2002

Responsibilities:
80 % leisure / 20 % corporate
All related duties
Far East specialist
Ticketing
Visas
Quicktrav
Galileo CRS

Reason for leaving: career advancement in new field and huge financial increase

Intermediate Travel Consultant

Camps Bay

May 1997 - June 1998

Responsibilities:
Retail leisure walk in's
Domestic travel
Ticketing for Hylton Ross & O.V.C.
Galileo CRS

Reason for leaving: career advancement

Junior Travel Consultant

Connex Travel

May 1994 - April 1996

Accounts Receivable

Responsibilities:
Reception

Accounts
-in charge of debtors
-invoicing all MPD's, automated tickets, insurance policies, hotels, cars
-daily sales analysis, batch retrievals
-petty cash

Junior consultant
-domestic corporate / leisure
-hotel & car hire bookings
-visas
-typing itineraries
-building all client files
-Galileo CRS

Reason for leaving: overseas travel - SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA for 1 year

Temporary assignments

Various agencies in Durban

June 1993 - April 1994

Receiver of Revenue Services

July 1989 - February 1991

Durban

Revenue Clerk/ Sales Tax/ Income tax inspector

Nelspruit

July 1987 - June 1989

Responsibilities:
Reconciliations
Chasing debtors
Reports

Reason for leaving: overseas travel - UK & EUROPE


AREAS OF TRAVEL

Mozambique - July 2007
Botswana
Mauritius (twice)
Namibia
Swaziland
Malawi
United Kingdom
- London & surrounds
- Liverpool
- Oxford & surrounds
- Edinburgh
- Cardiff
- Stratford-upon-Avon
The Netherlands
- Amsterdam
- Rotterdam
- The Hague
Spain
- Costa Del Sol
- Barcelona
USA
- Miami
- Fort Lauderdale


USA
- Western Caribbean Cruise (Celebrity cruise liner)
- San Jose, Silicone Valley, California
- San Francisco
- Vacaville & Redding, California
Australia
- Sydney
- Perth
Thailand (3 times)
- Bangkok, Phuket, Chiang Mai, Jungle trekking, Chiang Rai, (Golden triangle)
- KohSamui
Indonesia (twice)
- Bali, Lombok Island
Malaysia
- Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Langkawi
Hong Kong
Singapore
- Superstar Virgo cruise
Italy
- Milan, Florence, Rome, Venice

Projects

Designing of website

This was a personal project to showcase my husband's skills and projects as an artist

Properties for Sale by Property Services

Part of the team to source listings, upload and market these new properties

Qualifications & Certifications

Secretarial

Cape Technikon

His People Bible School

Technical College

Lowveld High School

Cape Technikon

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