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All about Karen!
Client Services Administrator, beginning in 2003.
• Incoming and outgoing mail, consignments for outgoing parcels - (Resources/Merchandise), answer and direct incoming calls and messages, reply and forward emails.
• Courier deliveries, office management – includes ordering of stationery, kitchen, bathroom supplies etc., tradesman/servicemen when required, for printers, air conditioning, electrical, plumbing, cleaners and other jobs when necessary
• Giving support to others - re CEO & EA, NV Members (Mynetball) and MV members (Fortis) queries, support where necessary in regards to staff and board meetings, donations, making sure the boardroom, lounge, print room area is always tidy.
Prior to Netball Victoria, I hadn't worked in sports. I worked for KODAK in the formula office for 5 years, K.G Luke in the badge office for 2 years and Preston Motors in deals & commissions for 5 years.
I also worked for Pura Dairy in administration for 2 years, NEUROMED (spinal cord implants & TENS Machines) in administration for 8 years and
Franklins Ltd in administration for 5 years.
Prior to assuming my position as the Client Services Administrator at Netball Victoria, I worked in Member Services and Reception relief at Netball Victoria for 12 years.
I find working at NV has been quite inspiring, to see how each department can work as a team to get the job done, with whatever tasks it takes, for the health and wellbeing of participating individuals and all our communities.
I enjoy communicating and meeting with people, whether it be communicating with staff, NV and MV members, our Associations and Leagues, or people in the general public.
It has definitely changed, as I have never worked from home in my 17 years at Netball Victoria. I am adapting to a new way of working, by replying and forwarding emails from home, and there have been no phones to answer!
I've spent the occasional day in at the NV office, to process outgoing mail and have been working with our Heritage Group with some catalouging. This has become quite an interesting task, as it takes you back, well before my time at NV.