administrative director resume example with 11+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

Creative and self-motivated professional offering ten years of experience incorporating design background and customer service into various fields. Proven history of successful client collaboration to deliver fence and landscape projects developed specifically to meet their needs and aesthetic; as well as making clients' visions for parties and events a reality. Excellent ability to read people and take away key information.

  • Highly Motivated
  • Self Starter
  • Multi-tasking
  • Written and oral communication
  • MS programs, QuickBooks Online, Wix
  • Experience in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, Gimp
  • Scheduling
  • Appointment Setting
  • Sales
  • Client Needs Assessment
Iowa State University Ames, IA, Expected in 08/2012 Bachelor of Science : Apparel Merchandising And Design - GPA :

Business of Fashion, Trend Forecasting, Sewing, Draping, Fashion Sketching, Trend and Consumer Analysis, Sourcing and Global Issues, Textile Science, Product Development and Manufacturing, Merchandising, Marketing, Apparel Technology, Computer Aided Design,

Work History
University Of Utah - Administrative Director
Centerville, UT, 03/2018 - Current
  • Work independently out of home office to help fuel and build start up business
  • Deliver exceptional customer service to every customer by leveraging extensive knowledge of products and services and creating welcoming, positive experiences.
  • Direct communication with broad range of clients to curate fence and landscape design options based on each individual's needs and aesthetic preferences
  • Designed company website and logo, social media pages and marketing campaigns
  • Prepare in depth and highly detailed estimates, writing clearly and concisely to clarify specific plans and information for contract purposes and customer comfort
  • Utilized Quickbooks Online to receive payments, track accounts receivable, expenses, profit and loss, Manage employee time sheets and payroll
  • Create and implement spreadsheets to track leads and clients progress, vendor pricing, schedule, overhead, business and asset information
George Mason University - Event Manager
Fairfax, VA, 10/2017 - Current
  • Interviewed and worked one on one with clients to understand scopes of work, establish timelines, menus, rental items, and all other aspects of day-of event needs
  • Managed event logistics- material and food preparation, pack out, delivery and event set up, unique to each event
  • Led catering team to deliver punctuality, beautiful table-scapes and high-quality food
  • Trained staff members for various event-specific functions and assessed employees' understanding of associated processes and procedures.
C&S Family Of Companies - Associate Buyer
Yorktown, IN, 09/2014 - 08/2016
  • Wrote, distributed and monitored orders for fifty retail stores based on analysis of seasonal, product and brand selling
  • Communicated effectively with Retail President and store managers to maintain sufficient and appropriate inventory in order to achieve and exceed sales plan
  • Proposed and executed weekly markdowns based on selling for retail stores and web, communicating them to stores
  • Managed Weekly and Monthly Sales Budget Report
  • Attended bi-monthly Open to Buy meetings
  • Forecasted and created product buys for upcoming seasons
  • Developed buys with outside vendors for repeat and new products
  • Negotiated with outside vendors to obtain desired costs, delivery dates, etc
  • Created new styles in style master, migrated information across multiple programs and set up and organized style profiles
  • Reviewed daily on-order reports, communicating with warehouse to ensure orders are shipped to meet deadlines
  • Photographed product shots for Marketing Department for promotional use in email blasts, flyers and web
  • Worked remotely from home office, self-starting and motivating on day-to-day basis, reporting directly to company President via phone, email, conference calls and occasional trips to New York
Hartstrings, A Subsidiary Of Parigi Group, LTD - Fabric, Trims, & Compliance Coordinator
City, STATE, 08/2012 - 07/2014
  • Coordinated and pursued all bulk fabric and trim submits for children's wear company, communicating with overseas vendors to meet delivery dates and acquire desired product and specific aesthetic
  • Reviewed bulk fabric and trim submits in light box for approval process based on color, quality and functional ideals
  • Collaborated with design team to achieve cohesive and consistent colorways through collections, and to source new materials based on their vision within cost limitations
  • Maintained fabric and trim library for 1000+ styles across three seasons each year - Suggested alternative fabric and trim options to safeguard children's wear CPSA compliance and internal performance standards
  • Tracked and reviewed all fabric, trim and garment test reports ensuring all necessary tests were performed and results met internal standards as well as CPSA requirements for children's wear
  • Worked closely with sourcing manager to address and solve fabric, trim, fit and compliance issues and concerns
Appen GLobal And Lionbridge - Independent Contractor
City, STATE, 04/2010 - 10/2012
  • Worked as an, out of home - Evaluated Social Media content based on strict set of guidelines - Followed specific schedule day to day meeting hourly, task and process requirements

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Iowa State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Administrative Director
  • Event Manager
  • Associate Buyer
  • Fabric, Trims, & Compliance Coordinator
  • Independent Contractor


  • Bachelor of Science

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