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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Creative and energetic Event Manager offering 7 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.

Highlights
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Communication and customer handling skills
Accomplishments

•Conducted research to identify new opportunities for bringing about innovation in events.

•Discussed specific requirements and expectations concerning the event with clients.

•Managed and developed a strategic plan of action to ensure that the cost of the event remains under the pre-determined budget.

•Worked on determining a suitable layout and theme for the event as per client’s specifications.

•Facilitated communication with professionals, including venue staff and designers, caterers, contractors and equipment rentals to ensure efficient running of an event.

Experience
Event Coordinator, 09/2010 -
Jones Lange Lasalle Inc. Evanston, IL,

Liaison for interim events at Del Mar Fairgrounds. Works directly with promoters, maintain event information and communicate with promoters and all levels of Del Mar Fairgrounds staff to assure all contract requirements are met, and facility, equipment and staffing needs are secured. Assures compliance with Del Mar Fairgrounds, governmental fire, safety and security regulations, policies and procedures. Handle events opening and closing requirements. Maintain contact and good communication with promoters, concessionaires and Del Mar Fairgrounds staff to act quickly to resolve any and all issues as they occur. Work closely with Event Services Maintenance and Operations supervisor to ensure adequate and suitable staff for events. Assists in assessing appropriate costs and charges. Prepares work orders for all departments based upon event requirements. Prepares billing statements when events are completed and work orders are returned. Reviews completed work orders for completeness, accuracy. Researches and resolves all discrepancies with appropriate staff. Sells and manages group events during the San Diego County Fair.

Event Associate, 04/2007 - 09/2010
Andretti Indoor Karting & Games Buford, GA,
  • Support Outside Sales Consultant in managing accounts and orders placed by catering and event managing companies; Prepare quotes for clients; Enter orders and follow up with clients: Develop and maintain relationships with clients by acting as a liaison; Build and maintain knowledge of rental inventory; Assist walk in clients with design and selection of equipment; Communicated with inventory and dispatch teams to follow up on delivery instructions on order; Follow up with clients regarding accounts receivable.
Prevention Education Coordinator, 10/2005 - 03/2007
Council On Alcoholism And Drug Abuse City, STATE,
  • Liaison of the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse/Fighting Back representing the Youth Services System with school administration, YSS staff, parents and students; Plan coordinate and ensure the implementation of prevention curricula in the Santa Barbara School District; Conduct, or coordinate with an existing Parent Night at each school providing information on universal prevention curricula: Conduct observations of curricula delivery and provide coaching and feedback to Youth Service Specialists; Ensure the collection of pre and post test data for prevention curricula and manage all.
  • program related data.
  • Coordinate Friday Night Live Mentoring sessions at three sites on a weekly basis.
  • Oversee and direct staff coordinating a Town Hall meeting.
Judicial Assistant/Probate Clerk, 09/2000 - 10/2005
Santa Barbara Superior Court City, STATE,
  • Inspected all probate cases for proper procedures, Research appropriate California Code, Courtroom clerk, Assisted attorneys and the public with procedural questions, Assist Judge with research and daily calendar, Prepared minute orders for civil and family law calendars.
  • Managed weekly probate calendar for Judge; Managed organization and security of exhibits for felony and misdemeanor cases including making appointments for viewing of exhibits by attorneys; Assisted staff with procedural questions; Courtroom clerk for weekly Small Claims calendar Community Involvement Director of Kristiansen K1assic Women's Soccer Tournament A tournament that raises money and awareness of the National Bone Marrow Registry and the Leukemia Society; Coordinate with staff from UC.S.B.
  • for use of property and needed equipment and staff; Recruit and manage volunteer staff; Responsible for participants' accommodations facilities, signage, displays, translation, audio-visual equipment, printing and security; Establish and monitor budgets to support these ventures.
  • San Diego Pride.
Education
Bachelor of Science: History/Secondary Education, Expected in May 1996
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Towson University - Baltimore, Maryland
GPA:
History/Secondary Education
Skills

accounts receivable, making appointments, audio, billing, budgets, closing, coaching, Consultant, Council, clients, delivery, inventory, law, Director, managing, Mentoring, money, Works, Outside Sales, policies, Research, safety, San, staffing, supervisor, translation

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School Attended

  • Towson University

Job Titles Held:

  • Event Coordinator
  • Event Associate
  • Prevention Education Coordinator
  • Judicial Assistant/Probate Clerk

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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