Norma W
A blumer since 15/05/2018
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Mystery shopping

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I have been paid to test websites of various types. For clients I have sampled many hotels, fine dining restaurants. A skill which is transferable to shopping etc. Enjoy new experiences, adept at noting and presenting detail.

Project management

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Am good with people, have a calm manner with a determination to get the job done. Was seconded to interim national director of an educational charity, tasked with steering through change management. Good at keeping overview. Managed volunteers.

Office support

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Can provide excellent personal/executive assistant support. Experienced in all aspects of running an office, diary management, travel logistics, fine dining, days out. I have worked in this capacity for individuals and companies.

Events

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Worked in senior capacity as event manager, managing teams, and liaising with top level management. Organised small conferences - VIP functions - large arena events. Worked in UK and internationally. Worked with Government Departments.

Online research

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Experienced in researching on line/on phone, in writing. Resourceful and determined. Have researched, hotels, restaurants, services, venues and more. Always cross check information and present in clear and usable format.

Virtual assistant

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80 wpm copy and audio typing. Transcribed for Reuters. Typed up scripts, books, interviews, presentations, letters etc. Excellent telephone manner. Proficient with Exel, Power Point, Word. PC user. Have used MAC in the past, would need to refresh.

Meet and greet

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I am personable and love working with people. I've worked on registration for VIP functions, for small conferences and larger events. Also airport meet/greet. Fine dining support.Organised, efficient and welcoming. Treat everyone with equal respect.

Event planning

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Experienced event manager. Skilled at negotiating, sourcing venues and services, managing teams. Worked in senior position for 20 years and also freelance for public & private sector, charities, publishers, film companies, solicitors, individuals.


My biography

Experienced event manager - from boardroom to arena, writing event documents, project management, EA support, meet & greet. Good at research. I'm a people person - determined, friendly, resourceful. Fee negotiable especially for longer assignments. Passions - theatre/acting/ literature/music/travel
 

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Virtual Assistant

My freelance work has included working for solicitors, not for profit, creative industries, business start ups and private individuals.

Congenial, experienced, discreet, confidential, team player, resourceful.

Experienced in all office procedures.  Set up with home office, including a fax.  Happy to take a lead or support role.  

Employed by Words of Peace Global, working closely with peace advocate Prem Rawat with responsibility for international tours and events.

Appointed as interim national director reporting to the trustees, working closely with Charity Commission.  Managed a staff of 5 and a volunteer base of 100+.

Employed by American Express and worked in their offices in London, Essex, Brighton, in both a customer service environment and as an event manager.

 

 

Services I provide include:
General admin support£18.25 p/hBook me
Diary management£24.00 p/hBook me
Call handling£24.00 p/hBook me
Event management£35.50 p/hBook me
Transcription£29.75 p/hBook me
Online research£24.00 p/hBook me
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Feedback

Norma's overall rating is
5.0
from a total of 2 feedbacks

Blume A gave 5 out of 5 on 11/12/2018
It was great to work with Norma again. She is not just efficient and proactive and imaginative but also a pleasure to work with
For a purchase (Virtual assistant)
Blume A gave 5 out of 5 on 17/09/2018
Norma helped us organise the Blume Choir event and was wonderful. She was enthusiastic, proactive, 100% reliable and most impressively seemed capable of mind-reading and predicting the future! Would certainly love to work with her again on any event and much else besides. Thank you!
For a purchase (Events)
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