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Samantha Washington
XX XXXXXX XXXXX XXXX , Pine Grove , PA 17963 | (H) XXXXXXXXXXXX | XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Objective
The ability to exercise my excellent interpersonal, written & verbal skills. Effectively multi-task, utilize organizational skills, independently evaluate situations, solve problems & make decisions. The ability to self-manage with the drive to succeed & achieve goals, supervise, coordinate and the willingness to accept responsibility. I am an energetic career oriented individual seeking employment in a professionally established business / corporation.  I am a firm believer in a team approach to fulfill high performance. To be a team player in an atmosphere that includes sales, customer service, communication and administrative duties. The areas where I pride myself are public relations, social media, technical writing, customer service, excellent proficiency to communicate, coordinate and the capability to handle conflict. My many years of planning tours, hosting meetings and conventions, special events and arranging incentive travel for large groups is one of my strongest attributes.  Efficiency and extraordinary attention to detail in a fast-paced environment are also important components of the job I will perform. My leadership, strong work ethic, eagerness to learn and professional appearance will contribute to the growth of any organization.
Technological Skills

Windows OS, Microsoft Office, Publisher, Quick Books, Apple OS, Microsoft Office for Apple, Constant Contact marketing campaign software, CAMPUS  - used as the internal software program for administrators at Berks Technical Institute, TSS Title Express - used for preparing real estate settlement documents and miscellaneous software for both Windows and Apple OS

Experience
Business Owner 08/2012 to Present
The Curious Cat Women's Consignment Boutique Schuylkill Haven, PA

  • Management of upscale boutique consignment store for women
  • Community Relations
  • Human Resource duties
  • Merchandizing / Visual Display
  • Organize & promote local fashion shows
  • Basic clerical tasks, accounting & payroll
Executive Assistant, Public Relations, Event Planning, Social Media 04/2009 to 12/2012
Berks Technical Institute Wyomissing, PA
  • Assisted Campus President, Director of Admissions, Admission Representatives & Human Resources
  • Admission  & campus events, coordinated campus public relations functions, weekly & monthly schedules for the Campus President & Director of Admissions, monthly public relations tactical schedule, press releases, developed systems for state & enrollment reports, 
  • Fiscal budgeting for the admissions department, organized & hosted special events, community event participation, potential student, guidance counselor & corporate staff meetings
  • Marketing & public relations in the community
  • Variety of clerical duties for the Campus President, Director of Admissions, Programs Directors & Payroll Administrator.
Escrow Branch Office Manager 03/2007 to 06/2008
First American Title Insurance Co Santa Ana, CA
  • Oversaw the daily operations managing a staff of 15 employees in a Lebanon County branch office
  • Administrative, billing, personnel issues, human resource policies & procedures, payroll preparation, maintain compliance areas, inventory & supply purchases. Managed sales activities, conducted presentations / demonstrations in various venues to prospective clients.  Ability to envision creative sales strategies & programs then follow through on the details to ensure successful implementation.
  • Able to make rapid assessments & quickly revise tactics to ensure progress & goal achievement for employees & the company.  Consistently provide superior customer service & maintain exceptionally positive account relationships including extensive use of written & verbal communication skills,  managed multiple Affiliated Business Arrangements.  Responsible for annual office budget, processed & closed real estate transactions including but not limited to loan & judgment payoffs, municipal taxing certifications, mortgage subordinations, HUD 1 settlement sheets, issuance of title insurance polices
  • Coordinated final closings with real estate agents, lending institutions, attorneys, builders, buyers and sellers
  • Marketing & public relations in the community
Office Manager, Title Insurance Processing, Settlement Escrow Agent 04/2004 to 03/2007
Benson Settlement Company Wyomissing, PA
  • Managed sales, conducted presentations / demonstrations in various venues to prospective clients.  Envision creative sales strategies & programs then follow through on the details to ensure successful implementation.  Ensure progress & goal achievement for the company.  Consistently provide superior customer service & maintain exceptionally positive account relationships through extensive use of written & verbal communication skills.  Processed & closed real estate transactions including but not limited to loan & judgment payoffs, municipal taxing certifications, mortgage subordinations, HUD 1 settlement sheets, issuance of title insurance polices
  • Coordinated final closings with real estate agents, lending institutions, attorneys, builders, buyers and sellers
  • Marketing & public relations in the community
Settlement Coordinator 10/2003 to 04/2004
Berkshire Network GMAC Wyomissing, PA
  • Responsible for timely processing of real estate sales files. Management of escrow deposits & confidential banking Reconciliation of multiple financial accounts using Quick Books.  Prepared deeds for real estate transfer purposes Daily verbal & written communication with real estate agents, title insurance companies, lending institutions, attorneys, builders, buyers & sellers,
  • Represented Berkshire Network GMAC at real estate settlements 
  • Clerical skills consisting of letter writing, word processing, answering multi-line switchboard phones etc.
Executive Assistant, Corporate Meeting Planner, Group Incentive Travel 05/1998 to 03/2003
Singer Travel Wyomissing, PA
  • Executive assistant to the president.  Managed & supervised a highly productive staff in daily operations.  Coordinated meetings, conventions & incentive travel for corporate clients.  Initiated, planned, organized and conducted travel sales presentations for various organizations & groups in the community
  • Interviewing & hiring,  employee relations within the office for better employee communication, scheduled employee programs & training classes 
  • Marketing, networking & negotiating with travel suppliers & prospective corporate clients.  
  • Escorted & served as the director of group travel to multiple travel destinations, customer service
  • Clerical duties consisting of word processing, answering telephones, letter writing, confidential banking etc.
Business Owner / Leisure Travel Director 06/1981 to 10/1997
R & J Transportation, Inc. / R & J Tours Pottsville, PA
  • Managed the motor coach tour division, supervised office staff, tour escorts, interviewing & hiring
  • Research, organized & market motorcoach tours (approximately 260 departures annually), negotiated with hotels, restaurants, attractions, cruise lines
  • Networking & marketing in the local community, design semi-annual tour catalogs
  • Attend multiple national conferences & trade shows, escorted tours throughout the country on motor coach, cruises
  • Daily office tasks answering telephones, word processing, filing, confidential banking, accounting, payroll for approximately 75 plus employees
Education
Title Insurance Agent License: Real Estate Title Insurance Mar 2005 Old Republic Title Insurance Company - Wayne, PA
PA Real Estate License: Real Estate Practice & Fundamentals Jun 2002 Real Estate Education Center - Wyomissing, PA
High School Diploma: Business Administration Education Jun 1980 Blue Mountain School District PA - Orwigsburg, PA
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Previous Companies:

  • The Curious Cat Womens Consignment Boutique
  • Berks Technical Institute
  • First American Title Insurance Co

Previous Job Positions:

  • Business Owner
  • Executive Assistant
  • Public Relations
  • Event Planning
  • Social Media

Schools:

  • Old Republic Title Insurance Company
  • Real Estate Education Center
  • Blue Mountain School District PA

Level of Education:

  • Title Insurance Agent License
  • PA Real Estate License
  • High School Diploma

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