Creative and energetic event and marketing professional offering 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.
Objective Statement – Joining a reputable group as an events/marketing coordinator, where I can manage and execute events by utilizing my
creativity, 10 years' experience and excellent leadership skills to
ensure that the events reach their required goals.
Creative and innovative
excellent communication skills
Special events planning
Strong time management
attention to detail
strong team player
Event/Marketing CoordinatorAug 2013 - Current ARMSan Jose, CA
Entered and assigned new leads using CRM tools
Cultivated and managed relationships with key clients, vendors and community partners
Compared agency and vendor marketing expenses against established budgets
planned, coordinated, and executed events
Managed travel arrangements and coordinated the pre-planning of trips
Created expense reports, budgets and filing systems.
Processed travel expenses and reimbursements.
Assisted with team building initiatives and overall support for maintenance of organizational culture and employee morale
Frequently used word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software
Developed and maintained an internal client filing system
Administrative AssistantApr 2013 - Aug 2013 Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & RosatiPalo Alto, CA
Provided administrative assistance to staff in the facilities department
organized offices to allow enhanced work flow for executive staff
conducted research projects and prepared reports/compilations of findings
managed outlook for manager
assisted with project oriented efforts in the facilities department
assembled and maintained department reference information, material and equipment documents, building plans/drawings, and outsourcing materials
tracked changes and marking up of legal documents
Personal AssistantJul 2012 - Dec 2012 Coldwell Banker Real EstateLos Gatos, CA
Coordinated events and worked on ad hoc projects
Filed paperwork and organized computer-based information
Developed professional relationships with vendors
Wrote reports, executive summaries and newsletters
Managed and reviewed filing and office systems
Maintained appropriate filing of personal and professional documentation
Sourced and ordered office equipment and supplies
Continually stayed up-to-date on mortgage rates and related real estate news.
Oversaw the advertising of properties for web and print media.
Created and implemented marketing plans to drive sales.
Program SupervisorAug 2000 - Jul 2012 EMQ FamiliesFirstCampbell, CA
Enlisted the support of volunteers and collaborated with businesses and community groups
Hired, trained and supervised a team of 8 staff members
Implemented ongoing staff training programs and educational sessions based on a collaborative crisis intervention model
Spearheaded and led team and departmental projects, including agency events, team building initiatives, and auxiliary events
Directed client service with an emphasis on reducing dependency on public assistance and increasing client self-sufficiency
Monitored team performance, including developing performance improvement plans and recommending achievement awards
Set goals with clients related to employment and financial planning and worked with them to track progress
Referred residents and families to community resources to improve well-being and quality of life
Bachelor of Science: Therapeutic Recreation1996 Lake Superior State UniversityMI