Jill L Pape
jill at jill dash lorraine dot com
SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE
SALES, BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, ENTREPRENEURSHIP
20+ years experience in sales, customer service, all aspects of personnel management/assistant management, communications, troubleshooting (business and technical), marketing/branding, product display, telemarketing, cold calling, email marketing, business analysis and strategy.
Internet and periodicals media coordinating, html editing, website updates, ad layouts, branding, business cards, postcards, creative marketing content/copy, promotional strategy, SEO skills, meeting ddls.
WRITING AND CREATIVE
Book writing, SEO content, blogs, articles, sales copy, ghostwriting, proofreading, editing, researching, taking photos, illustration, logo creation, color and rendering with precision, artwork prepping, teaching visual art, decoration of space to create presence, meeting ddls.
SUMMARY OF SOFTWARE SKILLS
Microsoft Word +
Adobe Creative Cloud <
Corel Paint Shop Pro >
Microsoft Excel >
Microsoft Outlook >
Microsoft PowerPoint <
+: Advanced >: Intermediate
2011 - 2015 Sales associate, Manager (When owner was absent). Now and Zen, St John, USVI. Sales and service, general duties, scheduling, buying/ordering, payroll, inventory control, organizing, filing, typing, shipping/receiving, S&R, AR/AP.
2011 - 2012 Sales associate. Nest, Cruz Bay, St John, USVI. Sales and service, general duties.
2005 - present Artist, painter. Painting, sales, website management, S&R, AR/AP.
2011 - present Emerging artist. Represented by Saatchi Art.com, painting, copy, sales, S&R, AR/AP. http://www.saatchiart.com/jilllorraine
1995 - present Writer. Sales copy, ads: 1995 - present. Website content, articles: 2006-present.
Ghostwriting: 2013 - present.
1995 - 2003 Manager/Sole proprietor. Curiosa, a retail jewelry and gift shop in downtown Santa Cruz, CA. Sales and service, scheduling, buying/ordering, payroll, inventory control, organizing, filing, typing, shipping/receiving, S&R, AR/AP.
1984 - 1994 Retail sales associate. Retail sales manager. Phone sales, surveys. Paint mixer. Clothing painter. High end gallery sales and assistance.
Thomas Edison State College, Trenton, NJ. Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Business, Communications, fall, attending part time online.
Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA. Associate Degree, Business Administration.
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. Fine Arts major, 2 years completed.