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Daniela (Dani) Chacon

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EXPERIENCE

Sales and Customer Service Associate                                                                                  June 2015 – Present

Valley Garbage Solution, LLC                                                                                         Basalt, Colorado

•          Informed clients of services and represented the company as a local, family-owned business

 

EDUCATION

Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO -Graduated: May 2016

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business, Minor in Global Environmental Sustainability

  • Educated a minimum of five clients daily regarding services company offered

•          Established relationships with at least ten clients on a regular basis by phone and email to explain, answer, reassure and provide information

•          Negotiated prices with various clients to get to an agreement that benefited both parties, at least two daily

•          Performed market research to bring in new clients based on recent trend analysis

•          Grew client list by 46 new clients over six months

Administrative Assistant                                                                                                 June, 2015 - Present                                                                                       

Valley Garbage Solution, LLC                                                                                          Basalt, Colorado      

·         Consolidated, organized and analyzed data to assist in business flow

•          Coordinated container deliveries

•          Improved overall organization of office, such as collecting receipts for expenses

•          Calculated revenue and expenses through Income Statements and Balance Sheets

•          Executed all invoices, deposits and payments

•          Collected and processed payments for 512 clients

•          Used TerraTrash by TerraVista (CRM) to track client information

•          Developed a company website through WordPress to showcase services

•          Created and maintained marketing materials, such as flyers, business cards, website, in order to reach new and existing client base

•          Created job descriptions when needed

•          Created yearly and monthly goals

•          Utilized Spanish to communicate with Spanish-speaking clientele multiple times per week

Translator – Spanish/English                                                                                                 December 2012 - Present

Lazy Glen                                                                                                                       Snowmass, Colorado                    

•          Developed a minimum of one English to Spanish Translation per month for the Homeowner’s Association Newsletter

•          Helped reach out to Spanish-speaking homeowners

•          Translations related to implementation of policies, new and current, and reminders

•          Gained knowledge and skills in real estate, timely correspondence, and management of homeowners association

Nanny                                                                                                                           August 2015 – December 2015

Private                                                                                                                           Fort Collins, Colorado

•          Daily interaction with parents of child

•          Received daily instructions for child’s needs

•          Demonstrated completion of instructions in a timely manner

•          Developed age appropriate activities in relation to entertainment, education, and development of child

Labor Worker                                                                                                               May, 2014 – August, 2014

Garden Sweet Farm                                                                                                            Fort Collins, Colorado

•          Maintained sales of approximately $300 daily in farm stand

•          Aided in customer service; educated customers daily on sustainable practices

•          Administered farm stand including organizing and managing all stock bags

•          Effectively delegated daily jobs based on co-worker’s strengths

•          Trained new hires on efficient working techniques

•          Worked Farmers Markets on weekends to market the farm and gain more sales

•          Gained knowledge in organic and sustainable farming practices

Teacher’s Assistant                                                                                                     June 2012 - August 2013

Early Learning Center                                                                                                   Aspen, Colorado          

●    Daily interaction and communication with parents of children, at least four daily

·         Daily interaction with Spanish-speaking parents, at least two daily

·         Creation and execution of creative lesson plans, team collaboration with other teachers

·         Engaged school-aged children in various educational and creative activities

·         Caregiving for various children at a time

·         Worked with infants-preschool aged kids

INVOLVEMENT

International Development Internship                                                                           September 2015 – December 2015

Trees, Water & People, Fort Collins, CO                                                                               

•          Entered and analyzed data to assess funding opportunities

•          Developed grant proposals and letters of inquiries to various funding organizations

•          Gained one funding opportunity; Gates Foundation

•          Completed 10-12 (Spanish-English) translations from partners in Central America; including a video and budget translation

•          Gained in-depth knowledge in fundraising, advocacy, grant writing, and International Development

 

Peer Mentor                                                                                                                August 2009 - May 2012

Buddy Program, Aspen, CO

•          Peer Mentor with elementary aged girl

•          Once a week interaction with buddy

•          Created mentor relationship with buddy in order for her to feel empowered and reach full potential

•          Interacted in classroom setting; completed assigned activities related to personal growth

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Peru, Chile, Mexico

·         International Perspective

§  Cultural awareness and immersion

·         Independence

§  3 month solo backpacking trip in Chile; live part-time in Peru

·         Adaptability

§  Ability to handle stress in new environments, flexible

·         Communication

§  Became familiar with various Spanish dialects, developed more Spanish skills

·         Planning & Budgeting

§  Financed own trips 

·         Familiar with Latin American culture

 ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

·         Fluent in Spanish

·         Photoshop

·  Beginner Illustrator

·         TerraTrash (CRM)

·         Microsoft Office Suite

·  Word Press

·         QuickBooks

·         Business Administration