My Current Complete Resume
Phone (603) 838-1001
Elizabeth B. Mason
Seeking a position as a Virtual Assistant for your company – I would be willing to work for any location Virtually. My English grammar is excellent & I pay close attention to details. I adhere to strict confidentiality regulations for each & every client.
2012-2013 Store Associate AAFES (Army Air Force Exchange Service)(DoD)(Department of Defense) Fort Polk, La. Sales, Cashier, Stocking & Cleaning.
2005 – 2012 Self employed at home via internet as a Virtual Assistant and hand crafting solid wood furniture/home décor.
2003 – 2005 Visual Intelligence Wendywood, Johannesburg, South Africa
Co-ordination of all operations of a Johannesburg advertising agency and design company.
Personal Assistant to the directors of this company.
Research and sourcing of new fashion fabrics on the Internet
Research and sourcing of building materials
2002 Bead Empire Wynberg, Johannesburg, South Africa
Sales Consultant and Training Officer
Trained new staff and members of the public in all aspects of beading and design.
Training as Private Investigator
1994 – 1999 Private Investigator Gunnison, Colorado
1988 – 2002 Victims’ Advocate Gunnison, Colorado
Briefing and debriefing of advocates and law enforcement officers
Wrote Training and Policy Manual for Advocates
Implemented training program of new trainees
Assisted in writing of Government Grants for Victims Assistance program
Responded to call outs from Police Department, Sheriff’s Office, Highway Patrol Office and Hospitals by visiting victims of crime and abuse
Assisted victims of domestic violence, sexual assault & violent crimes – spoke on their behalf to lawyers, judges and probation officers.
2000 – 2002 General Merchandiser Gunnison, Colorado
General merchandiser for various companies – merchandising, stocking and ordering products for retail stores and small businesses including bar coding and price coding. Replacing & building displays by schematics.
1995 – 2002 Fashion Design
Fashion designer and awards winner for Fashion Painting – Palm Springs, California and Las Vegas, Nevada
1983 – 1985 Fashion Assistant
Assisted in the production of the Ebony Fashion Show in New York and Los Angeles
Monroe High School, Monroe NC
Independent studies for Fashion Design, Fashion Buyer & Pattern maker.
Modeling and modeling school teacher.
Various courses in Computer techniques – MS Office, HTML etc
Fabric Painting and Design
Banking, Private Investigations, Criminal Law
Qualified Private Investigator
2002 – National Executive Committee – American Legion Auxiliary
2001 – Colorado State President – American Legion Auxiliary
2000 – Colorado State Vice-President – American Legion Auxiliary
1999 – Colorado State Historian – American Legion Auxiliary
Chairman of several important sub-committees while in the above positions
Interests and activities
Beading, Interior decorating, Woodworking, Gardening, Cooking and Working on the Computer.
English, a tiny bit of Spanish
Divorced and remarried, one daughter in the USA
Should you require immediate employment, I am prepared to make the commitment as and when needed.