Driven and accomplished professional with over 10 years event planning experience. Energetic, results-oriented leader; able to manage costs and establish beneficial partnerships and relationships with vendors and service providers.
Windows proficient, Mac, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Lotus Notes, Outlook, Internet Explorer
02/2008 - Current
Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment － Hollywood, CACoordinator
Develop and execute DVD promotions based on retail-specific calendars; working closely with all departments to remain within budget, meet goals and maximize placement and performance.
Collaborate with Sales to create "retailtainment" programs to eventize our key titles; capitalizing on all catalog opportunities and the advertisement of upcoming releases.
Optimize promotional opportunities at accounts by focusing on each retailer's distinct customer base and overall knowledge of the retail landscape.
Work with Executive Director responsible for the Walmart, Walmart.com and Sam's Club accounts; including idea concepts, SKU creation, blueprints and project management.
Analyze and communicate retail trends including pricing, placement and program execution.
03/2004 - 02/2008
Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment － Hollywood, CAExecutive Assistant
EVP, Domestic Sales Responsible for production of all Sales conferences, retailer meetings, and events; maintaining budgets and successfully reducing annual expenses by 10% year- after-year through detailed hotel and vendor contract negotiations.
Coordinated Sales and Retail Marketing trade shows including booth builds, screenings, props and talent appearances to promote our brands to key retailers.
Composed and prepared confidential correspondence, sales reports, research and processed returns for high profile accounts.
Maintained busy calendar, phone log and extensive travel itineraries for top-level executives and talent.
08/2000 - 08/2003
LexisNexis － Miamisburg, OHOperations Consultant
Played a key role in software rollouts including the creation of training documents, presenting at seminars and providing ongoing support.
Provided high quality technical support and tutorials, enhanced search capabilities and database solutions to external and internal customers.
Engaged in complex research of numerous proprietary software and online resources to provide precise information to our clients.
Identified key customer issues and compiled relevant information for web-based and desktop software upgrades.