Greta M. Herron Business Resume

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GRETA M. HERRON
320 Wadsworth Avenue, Apt. 4H
New York, NY 10040
Cell: 917-608-9406
E-Mail:gherron2012@gmail.com  Website: http://wp.me/P2PH4w-a

LinkedIN:http://linkd.in/1AfPPpV

Education: Master of Opera Performance, Bachelor of Music Education

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Summary of Qualifications
Extensive organizational and computer skills, including MSWord, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. A self-starter; able to both foresee and anticipate future needs then proceed accordingly. Former music education teacher, well-spoken, with extensive people skills, ability to deal with a cross section of people; and comfortable making demonstrations or presentations, and learning new skills.

Work Experience

6/2015-8/2015:    Paid fundraiser for street canvassing company Grassroots Campaigns, on behalf of Lambda Legal, and Doctors without Borders, using electronic tablet.

12-2012-present:   Hired to be part of paid focus groups on various topics for company Advanced Focus Groups .

4/2001-6/2012:     Marketing &Communications Specialist for National Multiple Sclerosis Society  Provided all secretarial support, for Director of Publications responsible for content of all informational booklets and brochures, including Momentum, the print/web magazine, the informational “core pages” of MSConnection the chapter newsletter, and Teen InsideMS a web-only magazine. In addition to maintaining all bookkeeping for Publications, my position was expanded to include composing all paper and e-mailed letters to the editor, fact checking and photo searches all publications, with photo editing, writing short articles for magazine, acting as attendance monitor for both Marketing and Development departments, back-up generation of Society-wide weekly news sheets, maintaining grids tracking all mentions of the Society on internet and print media for PR Department.

5/99-2000      Executive Assistant for John Wolf/Cone Decorative Fabrics
For President of fabric-design studio who did extensive travel; position included all secretarial support for 8 executives, including the VP of Sales and Controller. Heavy phones, constant revision of travel arrangements, created expense reports, all graphs, charts and general correspondence, also relayed and prioritized incoming documents for staff.

12/95-4/99     Receptionist for Western Textile Company
Receptionist w/light typing, for fabric design company. Duties adjusted to complete responsibility for organization of both office and design studio, including all billing, correspondence, phones, shipping, and supplies, stocking, assisting in sales presentations.

12/95-12/95    Executive Assistant for McGraw-Hill Companies (Temp).
Temporarily hired by personal request of newly created Senior Director of Corporate Communications, to set up new corporate office for him, including ordering all equipment and furniture; establishing files, staff/inter-company relations and contacts, and detailed research for his setup of new Internet site.
11/94-9/95    Temporary Express
Ogden Services, Golin/Harris Ad., Thomas Publishing, Phillips VanHeusen Corp., Yarmouth Group, Left Bank Music, Skidmore Owings
10/93-11/94    Temporary Solutions
03/91-6/93       Temple University, President’s Office as Executive Secretary until hiring freeze—Persuaded staff to purchase MS Office enabling them to interface with all other University Departments; then created the first electronic data lists for use OOP and fund raising departments. Performed general secretarial and word processing for various companies throughout the Philadelphia.

11/86-8/88 Executive Assistant for Philadelphia International Center for the Performing Arts
Hired as Receptionist w/light typing, became Executive Assistant/Girl Friday to Executive Director of planned construction for performing arts center (project dropped)
8/76-9/81 Vocal Music Teacher, Grades K-6, USD 475, Fort Riley, Kansas

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