Iβm looking for a retail or service position in a creative, energetic environment where I can add to the team with my stellar interpersonal, organizational and creative skills.
β’ Quick and enthusiastic learner
β’ Adaptable, takes direction well
β’ Works well with diverse groups
β’ Professional work ethic
β’ Very good with children
β’ Excellent written and verbal communication skills
β’ Barista knowledge
β’ Knowledge of packaging and shipping systems
β’ Farmhand & greenhouse maintenance knowledge
β’ Computer and tech savvy
Bob Knits Company
Assistant Fashion Designer, Portland, Oregon January 2011 - Present
Knit hats, scarves and blankets on a knitting machine, complete items by hand, participate in style design, administrative work, order fulfillment and shipping.
University of Massachusetts
Greenhouse Operator, Amherst, Massachusetts Summer 2010
Responsible for managing greenhouse maintenance and care including watering, spraying, and venting of all greenhouse research facilities (over 12 units). Required general understandings of botany and the effects of temperature, humidity, irrigation and fertilization; adapting the interior environment in response to the sun, the wind, and the weather.
The Eckler Family
Nanny, Carlisle, Massachusetts 2008 - 2009
Provided full-time care for three young girls (ages 10 mo, 4 yrs and 8 yrs). Cooking, cleaning, laundry, garden and chicken coop maintenance, and organizing constructive learning and outdoor activities for the children.
Willing Worker on Organic Farms Program
Volunteer Organic Farmhand, Program Participant, Piazza Armerina, Sicily, Italy 2008
Made natural bath products from scratch on an off the grid farm, fruit and vegetable farming, worked in an olive grove during harvesting season.
The General Store
Barista and Cashier, Harvard, Massachusetts 2007 & 2009
Responsible for daily opening and closing of high end specialty grocer and coffee shop, operating store computer and cash register, stocking shelves, and taking inventory. Barista duties, including making and serving high-quality espresso and coffee beverages.
George Howell Coffee Company
Quality Assurance Inspector & Fulfillment Officer, Acton, Massachusetts 2006 - 2007
Quality assurance inspection of green and roasted coffees for specialty coffee roaster, taking inventory, weighing, dispensing, packaging, and shipping roasted coffees.
Two Loons Organic Dairy Farm
Farmhand, South China, Maine Summer 2005 & 2006
Milking production, stacking processed hay bales, managing grazing and feeding schedules, and operating the skid steer.
Portland Community College Present
Natural Resource Conservation, Portland, Oregon
University of Massachusetts 2009 - 2010
Natural Resource Conservation, Amherst, Massachusetts
Marlboro College 2007 - 2008
Ceramics and Sculpture, Marlboro, Vermont
Bromfield High School 2003 - 2007
High School Diploma, Harvard, Massachusetts
University of Massachusetts
The Harvard General Store
George Howell Coffee Co.
W 978-635-9033 x101
Bob Knits Co.