A portrait of Rachel Sims Baker

Rachel Sims Baker

Need a Jill of All Trades” to get your busi­ness oper­at­ing at max­i­mum effi­cien­cy and effi­ca­cy? I’m your woman.

With over sev­en years of pro­fes­sion­al expe­ri­ence — more than four years as an exec­u­tive assis­tant, office man­ag­er, and project coor­di­na­tor plus three years oper­at­ing my own per­son­al train­ing and nutri­tion coach­ing busi­ness — I have suc­cess­ful­ly tack­led just about every hur­dle and hic­cup a busi­ness can run into. Let me help you with yours.

Skills

  • busi­ness / non­prof­it operations
  • office man­age­ment
  • admin­is­tra­tive / exec­u­tive assistance
  • research
  • dig­i­tal / con­tent marketing
  • project coor­di­na­tion and management
  • event plan­ning
  • work­shop facilitation
  • staff train­ing and development
  • cus­tomer service
  • orga­ni­za­tion­al strate­gic planning
  • writ­ing and copyediting

Experience

Spe­cif­ic projects I have suc­cess­ful­ly com­plet­ed include, but are not lim­it­ed to: cre­at­ing a com­pre­hen­sive onboard­ing pro­gram for new employ­ees to improve reten­tion and morale; imple­ment­ed new inter­nal com­mu­ni­ca­tions pro­to­cols to facil­i­tate cross-team work; strate­gic long-term plan­ning of staff growth and its antic­i­pat­ed orga­ni­za­tion­al impli­ca­tions; design­ing new or updat­ing com­pa­ny web­sites (Square­space or Word­Press); launch­ing week­ly mar­ket­ing e‑newsletter for niche indus­try; tran­si­tion­ing con­fi­den­tial and crit­i­cal legal files from paper to dig­i­tal; devel­op­ing and lead­ing staff train­ing and devel­op­ment; trou­bleshoot­ing a tricky com­pa­ny-wide soft­ware tran­si­tion; and event plan­ning of all sizes, from one-day team work­shops, to Board of Direc­tors’ meet­ings, to annu­al all-staff retreats of 500+.

Status


Available for freelance in Austin, TEXAS, USA