MARKETING & EVENTS COORDINATOR CUSTOMER SERVICE
I am a high-energy, self-motivated person who thrives in a fast moving environment. I am not afraid to start from scratch and build something amazing. Event planning and creating a wonderful "experience" is my passion; exceptional customer service is my number one. I am creative, ambitious and performance driven.
Creative Problem Solving
Noddle CompaniesFebruary 2009 to CurrentMarketing & Events Coordinator Customer Service Omaha, NE
Park Programming Saturdays @ Stinson Concert Series.
Created the free community Saturdays @ Stinson Concert Series for Stinson park.
Promote and attend each Saturday night concert
Address thousands from the stage and welcome everyone to the park
Work closely with the corporate business owners to gain sponsorship money to present "free" concerts for the community
Publicly thank the corporate sponsors who I contracted and negotiated with for that season
Network with local businesses to participate at the concerts to share their business product
Reach out to area restaurants to participate and provide vending at the community concerts
Provide fun activities for kids such as face painting, balloon artist etc.
Schedule and manage all shifts for the security team and the off-duty police
Use social media for all activities, tenant specials, and events
Responsible for developing, designing, and creating events
Continually work closely with the tenants to enhance business presence
Research and hire all live entertainment for annual concert series
Work with regional and national acts for music festivals
Work with regional and national vendors for music festivals
Negotiate pay with all entertainment for services
Handle all invoices and payment to entertainment and vendors
Park Rental - Screen all event rental applicants
Handle all rental documents
Meet with event organizer to review rental contract
Review a step by step checklist to create the best event
Have regular planning and logistic meetings up the day of event
Attend set up, event, and tear down
Handle all events from start to finish
Negotiate contracts with vendors and distributors
Handle all event invoicing and payments
Handle certificate of insurance and licensing
Handle small private parties to large scale two-day beer festivals
Work with national organizations such as Susan G. Komen, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, National MS Society, American Diabetes Association, ALS, and handle their annual walks and runs Handle most every non-profit fundraiser walk/run in Omaha, NE.
Developed interest from other events which in turn moved their event to Aksarben Village Marketing
Formulate, direct and coordinate marketing activities and policies to promote Aksarben Village
Host planning meetings and create marketing strategies for each tenant
Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods.
Research alternative ways to inform and entertain using social media platforms
Responsible for the Marketing/Promotion Budget
Handle all invoicing and incoming payments for each event
Work with local television news station on commercials/website presence on their community page
Work with the local newspaper listing activities happening in Aksarben Village
Work hard to trade services and get items donated to save the company money
Each attendee is received and welcomed at each event
Building relationships with the community is my strong suit
Listening and communicating with the public is a daily plan
Go over and beyond to create the best experience for every visitor
Develop pricing strategies, balance objectives and work for the event organizer
Organize and attend every event creating bond with regular attendees and event organizer
Work closely with the property manager on common areas such as landscaping, maintenance, irrigation and electrical
Work with the security solution of Aksarben Village and create a schedule of service for each event
Provide checklist of event to property management team for preparation of venue
Work hand in hand with maintenance crew and provide schedule of events, times and duties for each
Attend weekly staff meeting to report the past and present event and marketing schedules
Work hand in hand with property manager on the budget for Stinson Park and Aksarben Village.
Prepare income/expense reports monthly and have stayed on track each year.
Pacific Realty/Grubb Ellis/Pacific RealtyJanuary 1995 to January 2009Executive Assistant to the President
Scheduled all personal/professional appointments
Handled all travel arrangements
Worked on presentations and materials for meetings
Handled all correspondence and mail incoming and outgoing
Provided support in decision making Coordinated all office events and company outings
Coordinated annual fundraiser golf tournament for non-profit organization helping at-risk youth for 10 years
Helped organize two company name changes and location moves
Helped open Las Vegas office and coordinated all start up business processes.
City of Omaha Mayor's OfficeJanuary 1989 to January 1995Executive Assistant Omaha, NE
Handled day to day office tasks for the Mayor's Assistant Handled daily calendar and scheduled meetings Took minutes in Department Directors meetings Corresponded with government officials Worked on Request for Proposals Worked on City Policy and Procedures Manuals Worked closely with the ADA Committee Worked closely with the City Council members and Department Directors 2.
Nebraska College of BusinessBusiness DegreeGPA: GPA: 4.0GPA: 4.0
Daniel J. Gross High School
First Responders Foundation Board of Directors
TeamMates Mentoring Program, Mentor
American Heart Association - Executive Leadership Team
American Heart Association - Go Red for Women Campaign
Rough & Ready Rodeo Volunteer for Special Needs Children
Aksarben's River City Rodeo & Stock Show - Trail Boss & Vendor Operations Alegant Creighton Health Foundation - Earn Your Scrubs Program Alumni Ronald McDonald House - Serve food to families being housed during child's medical treatment
Brush Up Nebraska Paint A Thon
I enjoy water skiing, snow skiing, hiking, camping, and biking. I watch and attend college football games and professional hockey games.