Kate Smith

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Skills

  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Social Media
  • Coaching
  • Time Management Multi-tasking
  • Cold Calling
  • Research and Trend Analysis
  • Leadership and Team Management
  • Outreach
  • Reporting Presenting
  • Teamwork and Co-operation
  • Creative Critical Thinking

Work history

Currently

Telephone Researcher

Third Bridge

Jan 2015
  • • Conducting cold calls and telephone interviews with various business sectors (retail & consumer, TMT, industrials, and healthcare) to gain information valuable to private investors, hedge funds, and strategy consultants • Maturing communication modes and telephone manners to relate to respondents and create value from each interview Contributing to a team and company that was voted by Great Place to Work® as one of the UK's Best Workplaces, and recognized out of 50 other companies in the medium category (May 2015)• Conducting cold calls and telephone interviews with various business sectors (retail & consumer, TMT, industrials, and healthcare) to gain information valuable to private investors, hedge funds, and strategy consultants • Maturing communication modes and telephone manners to relate to respondents and create value from each interview Contributing to a team and company that was voted by Great Place to Work® as one of the UK's Best Workplaces, and recognized out of 50 other companies in the medium category (May 2015)• Conducting cold calls and telephone interviews with various business sectors (retail & consumer, TMT, industrials, and healthcare) to gain information valuable to private investors, hedge funds, and strategy consultants • Maturing communication modes and telephone manners to relate to respondents and create value from each interview Contributing to a team and company that was voted by Great Place to Work® as one of the UK's Best Workplaces, and recognized out of 50 other companies in the medium category (May 2015)

2014

Outreach Intern

Illinois Policy Institute

Jul 2014 - Dec 2014
  • • Entered survey data from canvassers who polled Illinois voters in all territories on their opinions regarding their current government • Supplied daily reports of survey results to project leaders • Managed Facebook page for “Give Me Choice Waukegan” campaign • Worked with Salesforce software to segment voter population and assign canvassers territories

2013

Head Swim Coach

Downers Grove Swim and Racquet Club

Apr 2012 - Jun 2013
  • • Promoted to the head coach position after five seasons as an assistant coach to age groups ranging from 8 & under to 13-14 year-olds • Instructed 15-18 year-olds on stroke technique and gave workout regimens • Oversaw a team of six other coaches and ensured timely completion of line-ups and execution of coaching methods • Facilitated communication with parents by emailing daily newsletters containing meet information, volunteer coordination, and other announcements

Education

2016

Marketing

Regent’s University London

Jan 2015 - Jan 2016

    2014

    Marketing Management

    Hillsdale College

    Jul 2010 - Apr 2014