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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
Skills
  • New business development
  • Events logistics management
  • Event sales
  • Wedding trends proficiency
  • Health, hotel and food service regulations
  • Vendor and contract negotiations
  • Meeting planning
  • Budgeting
  • Conference planning
  • Vendor relationship management
  • Budget development
  • Scheduling
  • Business Administration
  • Budget management
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Revenue generation
  • Staff management
  • Reporting and documentation
  • Menu planning
  • Problem solving
  • Database management
  • Multitasking
  • File management
  • Client meetings
  • Event planning
  • Time management
Education
DuQuoin Hight School DuQuoin, IL, Expected in 05/2001 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Sullivan University Louisville, KY, Expected in 07/2005 Associate of Arts : - GPA :
Work History
Kansas State University Foundation - Event Coordinator
Garden City, KS, 06/2019 - Current
  • Managed administrative logistics of events planning, including contract signing, fee collection, event booking and event promotions.
  • Evaluated existing plans, processes and events planning services to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Attended bridal industry events to promote services and build relationships with prospective vendors.
  • Fulfilled contractual obligations, including communications, vendor coordination, schedule creation, budget administration and rehearsal and day of event coordination.
  • Generated client retention by accurately organizing and executing multiple events.
  • Supported senior leadership by developing status reports on activities related to planning, scheduling, cancellation, inquiries, resourcing, risk mitigation and proposal development for various events.
  • Coordinated florists, photographers, videographers, musicians, officiants and ceremony participants during rehearsals and pre-ceremony, ceremony and reception events.
  • Coordinated schedules and timelines for all events.
  • Selected and ordered décor and event materials.
  • Managed event logistics and operations, including support staff, vendor services and volunteers.
  • Accurately calculated and processed expenses during and after events.
  • Planned large-scale events such as tradeshows, conferences, and meetings.
  • Worked closely with couples to meet wedding goals, maintain deadlines and resolve complaints or service issues.
Fooda - Catering Manager
Nashville, TN, 03/2014 - 06/2019
  • Orchestrated positive customer experiences at all stages by overseeing every area of food operations.
  • Set and enforced performance and service standards to keep consistent, high-quality environment devoted to customer satisfaction.
  • Maintained high standards of food quality by reviewing shipments, overseeing preparation and monitoring food safety.
  • Investigated and integrated enhanced service and team management strategies to boost business profits.
  • Coordinated with event planners for floor and table layouts, guest numbers and overall catering needs.
  • Handled payroll of 27 employees.
  • Reviewed pricing and ordered food ingredients, kitchen appliances and supplies.
  • Managed employees throughout preparation and service of 2 meals per day and all meals for the conference center
  • Organized and oversaw food service training to educate employees on time management, communication skills and hospitality.
  • Set schedules for 27 staff by planning and designating shifts and hours.
  • Planned meals for events of up to 200 people.
  • Designed catering packages to increase sales and customer experience.
  • Oversaw balancing of cash registers, reconciled transactions and deposited establishment's earnings to bank each day.
  • Placed orders with vendors on regular basis.
  • Worked with chefs to plan menus according to client needs and budgets.
  • Handled day-to-day processes of catering including scheduling, ordering food and planning events.
  • Met with clients to outline desired goals and to prepared quotes for overall catering costs.
  • Hired and trained both permanent and temporary staff members.
Accor Hotels - Food and Beverage Manager
Wailea, HI, 06/2006 - 09/2009
  • Motivated staff to perform at peak efficiency and quality.
  • Helped general management develop prices based on inventory costs and portion sizes.
  • Investigated and integrated enhanced service and team management strategies to boost business profits.
  • Set and enforced performance and service standards to keep consistent, high-quality environment devoted to customer satisfaction.
  • Orchestrated positive customer experiences at all stages by overseeing every area of event and food operations.
  • Maximized quality assurance by completing frequent checks of line.
  • Set schedules for 14 staff by planning and designating shifts and hours.
Accor Hotels - Food and Beverage Manager
Honolulu, HI, 06/2003 - 06/2006
  • Motivated staff to perform at peak efficiency and quality.
  • Helped general management develop prices based on inventory costs and portion sizes.
  • Set and enforced performance and service standards to keep consistent, high-quality environment devoted to customer satisfaction.
  • Orchestrated positive customer experiences at all stages by overseeing every area of front and back of the house operations.
  • Orchestrated positive customer experiences at all stages by overseeing every area of food operations.
  • Protected business, team members and customers by monitoring alcohol consumption and keeping operation in line with legal service requirements.
  • Coordinated and organized all restaurant inventory.
  • Maximized quality assurance by completing frequent checks of line.
  • Set schedules for 11 staff by planning and designating shifts and hours.

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School Attended

  • DuQuoin Hight School
  • Sullivan University

Job Titles Held:

  • Event Coordinator
  • Catering Manager
  • Food and Beverage Manager
  • Food and Beverage Manager

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Arts

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