creative solutions designer general manager resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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MUSIC INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL KNOWN FOR PERFORMING 'BEHIND THE SCENES' MIRACLES.Creative and energetic event operations manager offering over ten years’ experience working in fast pace environments where professional organizational skills are required to handle staff, customers, contractors, budgeting and financial aspects of special events and daily duties. Worked effectively with bands, record labels, managers, tour managers, publicists, bartenders, vendors and venues as Production Coordinator and Booking Agent for a music venue and tours. Passionate about music and always on top of trends and industry news. Excellent at planning, coordinating, focusing on details, taking initiative, and resolving problems before the VIPs know problems exist.

  • 15+ years in entertainment and media and hospitality.
  • Developing and implementing various communications strategies to support the venues, revenue and branding goals.
  • Write compelling materials for press kits, stunts, special events and other PR assignments. This includes: marketing and programming press releases, positioning statements, speeches, articles, backgrounders and pitch letters.
  • Supervise all aspects of assigned special events, including press stunts, conferences, events, screenings, press junkets, media tours, promotional visits and local marketing activities.
  • Supervision of all aspects of event coordination and for resulting media coverage.
  • Strong managerial, financial and analytical skills.
  • Highly organized, clear communicator, able to address large groups
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage deadlines.
  • Project management skills-ability to manage several projects simultaneously with accurate and timely results.
  • Self-starter, who is also highly collaborative.
  • Ability to delegate, manage and motivate people - both direct and non-direct reports.
  • Ability to develop working relationships with professionals in the cable/film/music/hospitality industries.
  • Turned a failing bar/venue into a profitable venture in the first 3 months.
  • Recreate all finical records for the venue.
  • Stayed under budget for the 1.5 years I was there.
  • Grew profits by 35%
  • Restored our name in the community.
  • Zero turn over.
  • Implemented inventory procedures that allowed us to cut costs and drastically cut back on internal theft.

Creative Solutions Designer/General Manager, 04/2014 - 09/2015
50 Mason Social House / Soluna Cafe And Lounge City, STATE,
  • Establishes restaurant business plan by surveying restaurant demand; conferring with people in the community; identifying and evaluating competitors; preparing financial, marketing, and sales projections, analysis, and estimates.
  • Responsible for the development and costing of the drink/beer menus.
  • Accomplishes restaurant and bar human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining management staff; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Maintains patron satisfaction by monitoring, evaluating, and auditing food, beverage, and service offerings; initiating improvements; building relationships with preferred patrons.
  • Controls purchases and inventory by meeting with account manager; negotiating prices and contracts; developing preferred supplier lists; reviewing and evaluating usage reports; analyzing variances; taking corrective actions.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by tracking emerging trends in the music industry; attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
Bartender/Event Coordinator /Manager, 05/2006 - 09/2015
Molloy's Tavern City, STATE,
  • Maintain a great relationship with regular patrons along with creating and inviting environment for new clientèle.
  • Book events.
  • Manage payroll
Head of almost everything, 2000 - 02/2008
Uprise Recordings City, STATE,

Naming and branding record label and artists.

Handling contracts and Intellectual Properties. Teaching clients how to maximize their earning potential.

Certificate : Paralegal , Expected in 2001
San Francisco Community College - San Francisco, CA
GPA: GPA: 3.8
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GPA: 3.8 POS and ALOHA systems

in progress: Intellectual properties , Expected in 2002
Skyline - San Francisco, CA
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I worked for several law firms before realizing that it was not my scene.


Understanding the intangibles of what goes in to a good time, inventory, Microsoft programs, POS, research, selling, customer relations, QuickBooks, Accounting, Soundscan, DBI reports,Cost Accounting, Developing Budgets, Financial Planning and Strategy, Decision Making, Process Improvement, Strategic Planning, Verbal Communication, Customer Focus, Management Proficiency, Managing Profitability, Quality Focus

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School Attended

  • San Francisco Community College
  • Skyline

Job Titles Held:

  • Creative Solutions Designer/General Manager
  • Bartender/Event Coordinator /Manager
  • Head of almost everything


  • Certificate
  • in progress

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