Virtual Assistant | Facilitator | Communications Geek
“Why are trying so hard to fit in, when you’re born to stand out.” Oliver James
Kelly is the quirky Online Office Manager, Virtual Assistant and a Facilitator for Reach New Levels. Kelly is also the CEO of her own Virtual Assistant company, The Admin’s Niche, where she assists entrepreneurs and small businesses worldwide to reach their full potential by doing Administrative, Communication and Design work. Kelly believes that people should embrace their individuality and learn to work well with their strengths and weaknesses.
She started working part time in 2006 for the Institute for Certified Administrative Professionals (ICAP) while she was completing her BA degree in Corporate Communications at the University of Johannesburg. In 2007 she began her journey full time with ICAP and has met some AMAZING Administrative Professionals and gained a new respect for the profession. Kelly worked with Dictum Publishers in the PA of the Year award and PA summit, facilitated courses in South Africa and Zimbabwe, arranged the annual ICAP Indaba and other various conferences and seminars for Administrative Professionals.
Kelly joined Reach New Levels in May 2013 and took over the Online Media Marketing, Website Design, Course Coordination and liaising with the RNL clients and queries. The Reach New Levels Online Community is of utmost importance to Kelly and through this community she hopes to introduce Reach New Levels and encourage continuous learning to Administrative Professionals across Africa!
Kelly assists with the research and development of new online and public courses for the Admin Professional who want to Reach New Levels personally and professionally. She facilitates modules on Communication, Dealing with Difficult People, Assertiveness, Microsoft Packages, Social Media and other skills that are applicable to the busy Administrative Professional. Kelly has excellent interpersonal skills and enjoys working with and encouraging people to ‘grow’ their communication skills and to reach new levels.
Kelly has a BA Degree in Corporate Communication, the ICDL (International Computer Driving Licence) and has attained her CAP rating (Certified Administrative Professional) from IAAP (International Association for Administrative Professionals) and has successfully completed the Organisational Management specialty exam.
Kelly was also a founder member of the IAAP Johannesburg Chapter At Large where she served as Secretary for two years and was responsible for assisting in organising the events.