Rachel Powers

Seeking to excel in a workplace environment that makes use of my varied background & unique skillset

Milwaukee, WI

(000) 227-2392
[email protected]

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Ability to adapt to new circumstances, information and challenges in a fast-paced environment

Self-directed and able to work independently, or work effectively as a member of a team

Ability to effectively organize, manage time and priorities, prioritize office workflow and make effective administrative decisions to increase efficiency, accuracy, and productivity

Solves problems and prioritizes accordingly by interpreting department policies and procedures

Schedules, maintains, and prioritizes a calendar of appointments, meetings, and travel; orders & stocks supplies

Proficiency in MS Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Performs data entry; creates, updates and maintains a variety of spreadsheets, databases, and applications; prepares reports, tables, and charts

Performs basic cash handling tasks and transactions and maintains account records, processes payments, and uses basic math skills

Opens, sorts and distributes mail; handles confidential or sensitive information and documents

Considerable knowledge of standard office practices, procedures, techniques and equipment

Excited about providing excellent customer service, has well-developed conversational skills and pays attention to detail

Demonstrated ability to tactfully and effectively communicate (written and verbal) with a variety of individuals

Greets and assists customers in person, by telephone, e-mail, or social media provide information, answer questions or direct to appropriate staff

Responds immediately  and appropriately to customer/client requests, inquiries, grievances and concerns

Enthusiastic with a friendly and approachable personality

Software & Applications

Microsoft Office Suite • Google Office Suite • Craigslist • Vin65/Winedirect • CoPOS • GitHub • Oracle OPERA • Expedia Partner Central • Adobe Photoshop • Final Cut Pro • CodeWarrior • Dreamweaver • Freemake • Audacity

Work Experience

Trans International, LLC, June 2019 - Present
Human Resources

+ Oversee and administer HR functions for medium sized company, approximately 100 employees
+ Role in talent acquisition, terminations, disciplinary/performance improvement measures, tracking turnover, diversity & inclusion
+ Payroll, benefits administration including retirement plan, maintain and update personnel files, records retention, compliance
+ Write and review company policies, correspond with auditors, investigators and other third parties including but not limited to representing the company at hearings
+ Coordination and execution of events, initiatives, fundraisers; development of personnel, training

Property Management, Nov 2018 - Present

+ Acquire, rehab, and manage rental properties throughout the Chicago and Milwaukee areas

+ Screen and choose tenants, design leases, serve notices, and handle maintenance requests

+ Attend regular and frequent classes, workshops, and community events relevant to real estate, neighborhoods, and urban planning

Vina Robles Winery, Oct 2017 - March 2018    Concierge/Admin Assistant

Lead the day! Greet customers, answer phones, respond to e-mails, manage calendar and keep track of events, assist with Wine Club
+ Ensure smooth workflow, maintain electronic & hard copy filing system, data entry, inventory, stocking + ordering of all merchandise/supplies, coding & billing, technical support

La Bellasera Hotel, Dec 2017 - March 2018
Night Audit

+ Generate and file financial/operational reports, coding & billing, data entry, light paperwork and clerical duties, maintain & supervise hotel overnight, perimeter checks, policing homeless/loitering for the safety of guests
+ Checking in/out hotel guests, moving rooms, offering discounts or complimentary services, making reservations, housekeeping, room service

Landscaping, Sep 2012 - Sep 2017

+ Write & run advertisements, assess landscaping needs of residential clients, weeding, mulching, transplanting, trimming, removal of debris, amending soil, bringing in new annuals, perennials, trees, and seeds, watering, pest control, moving rocks and logs, free consultations and recommendations

UFCW Local 1473, June 2016 - Jan 2017            Field Organizer

+ Service, represent, and organize various union and non-union, closed and open-shop, multi-lingual locations/members

+ Extensive experience & success in coordinating new membership under right-to-work law, responsible for all group and/or single orientations across 12+ locations, increased union presence (“value”), built and/or improved HR, management, and corporate relationships


Maureen Herrera, Direct to Consumer Manager at Vina Robles ↠ 000.227.4812 x103 

Neely Tartaglia, Front Desk Supervisor at La Bellasera Hotel & Suites ↠ 000.975.3220 

Jake Bailey, Field Service Director at UFCW Local 1473 ↠ 000.575.0517

Zang, Personal Reference, ↠ 000.745.4434

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