THE PROFESSIONAL ASPECT:
I am a multifaceted Executive Assistant and Editor/Proofreader with 10+ years experience optimizing efficiency, productivity and ensuring quality service in the corporate, real estate, travel and small business sectors. As an Editor, my experience lies amongst the academic, novel, research, travel and creative sectors. I'm uniquely positioned to work in this field as someone who was raised in New Zealand, but is American born due to my advanced knowledge of both US and UK dictionaries. Task driven and detail-oriented, I thrive finding inefficiencies, sourcing solutions and have a proven track record of facilitating smooth project execution with quick turnaround and little direction.
Throughout my career, I have distinguished myself for my ability to calmly manage complex challenges, exceed expectations, maintain consistency within rapidly-evolving environments and am known for my communication skills, creativity and foresight in client needs.
WHO AM I AND WHAT MAKES ME UNIQUE?:
While I'm American born (and currently live here), I spent 15 years in New Zealand where I completed my BA in Psychology from the University of Canterbury. Much of my young/adult life was spent hopping from country to country and inspired me to gain a Professional Certificate in TESOL in Thailand where I taught English (both as a private tutor and in large classes) for a year.
Having traveled extensively with a decorated career in a multitude of sectors (mental health, education, sales, coaching, real estate, etc), I've been lucky enough to pursue opportunities to embed myself in each culture - learning what makes people tick, gaining a firm grasp on the content style each sector brings to the table, then honing those skills to adapt in every new environment. My international upbringing, people-oriented thinking and purpose driven mission makes me an ideal fit for both virtual assistance and editing/proofreading.
WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE MEAS YOUR VIRTUAL ASSISTANT:
While my duties as an executive assistant have differed slightly in each position, there's one commonality across the board: being able to read between the lines - ie; understanding your client (their specific needs, how much communication they like, what their priorities are and where they struggle so I'm able to fill the gap). Alongside understanding unique needs of my clients, I'm highly skilled in all forms of communication (Microsoft, GSuite), itinerary creation/management, scheduling, search engine optimization, editing/proofreading, content creation (writing, Canva, Adobe Creative Suite, iMovie), data management (CRM, Hubspot, Salesforce, etc) and always keeping information confidential.
WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE MEAS YOUR EDITOR/PROOFREADER:
As a type A person, English language tutor and creative person myself, I completely understand how important it is to know your work is not only in good hands, but will come back to you without it needing a second thought. Whether it's a novel, blog, academic paper or something in between, published content is a representation of YOUR brand. Finishing a piece of writing (no matter the size) is an accomplishment in itself - let me be the one to ensure it's ready for the world to see!
TO WRAP UP:
I encourage you to check out my full resume if you'd like to see more or feel free to reach out to me directly! I have full availability, am open to any size of project and would love to connect.