After doing a secretarial course at Crawley College, I worked full-time at the Caravan Club in East Grinstead. I worked my way up from ‘membership department’ and relief reception, to Assistant then Deputy Editor for their Sites Directory. I got married, then left to start our family in 1991. After about a 3 year break I realised I wanted to keep my skills going, so I started my business (VA Sussex) in 1995, working around our family.
Over the years business has progressed and evolved through big changes in technology, which has added to my skill set. Business then split into Premium CVs, CV writing and SJE Marketing, which it still is today.
I have a varied portfolio of clients, from sole traders to small businesses, including a Business Consultant, Business Mentor, Architect, Garden Designer and Letting Agent. Each of these require different help, but the common theme throughout is improving marketing through web content, social media and networking. Some female clients prefer to deal with a woman and many prefer to ‘support local’, which I do myself.
I am very proud to have built up an enviable set of skills, so you can ask me for a wide variety of tasks. My core skills are:
- Writing and editing content for websites, blog articles and CVs.
- Carry out website SEO, so potential clients can easily find you online.
- Excellent, resourceful problem-solver.
- Experienced in managing and growing Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin accounts.
- Face-to-face computer training on many subjects.
- Building effective, long-lasting colleague and client relationships.
- Friendly, professional telephone manner.
- Ideas orientated.
- Excellent, extensive network of contacts – if I can’t I will know someone who can.#
- Honest and trustworthy
- Easy going and easy to get along with.
I enjoy helping others, am proud to see the results of my work I’ve done for my clients, and making a real difference.
I was a long-standing volunteer and Trustee for Uckfield Volunteer Centre, and have always done volunteering roles over the years.
In 2017 I started ‘Business Support Uckfield’ a Facebook group to support local businesses.
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