owner professional photographer resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Systematic Administrative Assistant with over 5 years of experience in fast-paced office settings. Hardworking team-player with expertise completing various clerical tasks and offering staff support. Responsible, punctual and productive professional when working with little to no supervision.

Accomplished with experience addressing various business office needs, including file and document management, inventory allocation and technical training. Proficient in maintaining stringent financial controls and timelines. Diplomatic and professional when communicating with stellar time management and multitasking expertise.

High-performing Event Manager with extensive portfolio of international and domestic project accomplishments spanning 5 years. Outgoing, hands-on professional bringing valuable relationship building and retention skills, which amassed diversified network of service providers, ensuring optimal quality and results for successful client events.

  • Sales expertise
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Promotional advertising
  • Budget development
  • Event sales
  • File management
  • Business administration
  • Office administration
  • Program Files Maintenance
  • Document Conversion
  • Relationship building
  • Market Strategy
Work History
11/2012 to Current
Owner/Professional Photographer Mednax Pittsburgh, PA,
  • Wrote engaging and successful marketing, advertising and website copy.
  • Edited, toned, captioned and uploaded photographs for news publications.
  • Photographed high-quality images for both print and internet distribution.
  • Tracked inventory of all photo lab products and equipment.
  • Scheduled and booked locations for complex photo shoots, working collaboratively with clients, models and stylists.
  • Handled cameras operating at several thousand frames per second.
  • Determined and adjusted subject position, props and lighting equipment while selecting camera angles to optimize final product.
  • Handled problematic customers and clients to assist lower-level employees and maintain excellent customer service.
  • Maintained complex digital filing system for financial information.
  • Set clearly defined goals to drive major business initiatives, including increased customer retention, sales, online presence, brand awareness and website or social media traffic.
  • Developed marketing content such as blogs, promotional materials and advertisements for social media.
03/2016 to 08/2020
Administrative Assistant & Event Manager Long Creek Properties, LLC. City, STATE,
  • Directed wedding-day happenings including guest arrivals, ceremony timing, and coordination.
  • Met with potentials clients and gave quotes on services and general costs.
  • Evaluated existing plans, processes and events planning services to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Fostered relationships with local and national suppliers to obtain best price, quality, and delivery of products.
  • Fulfilled contractual obligations, including communications, vendor coordination, schedule creation, budget administration and rehearsal and day of event coordination.
  • Delivered smooth training execution by coordinating seminar functions, including site selection, scheduling, marketing, reservations, materials, event management and follow-up.
  • Provided primary customer support to internal and external customers in fast-paced environment.
  • Coordinated bookkeeping activities in Syncplicity, including invoicing and accounts payable.
  • Sorted and distributed office mail and recorded incoming shipments for corporate records.
  • Handled client correspondence and tracked records to foster office efficiency.
  • Executed record filing system to improve document organization and management.
  • Maintained complex digital filing system for financial information.
01/2011 to 08/2016
Administrative Assistant William Bunn Jr. Electric City, STATE,
  • Interacted daily with various project managers, subcontractors and municipal inspectors to complete construction projects.
  • Communicated with equipment operators to effectively assign equipment and manage smooth materials movements.
  • Informed architects and clients of job progress while staying up-to-date on schedules and promptly addressing problems.
  • Disbursed petty cash by recording entries and verifying documentation.
  • Verified vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
  • Entered invoices requiring payment and disbursed amounts via check, electronic transfer or bank draft.
  • Organized budget documentation and tracked expenses to maintain tight business controls.
  • Managed payroll for organization of 10 personnel.
  • Maintained daily bookkeeping report.
  • Prepared analysis of tax expenses for month-end accounting review.
01/2003 to 06/2012
Owner, Cleaning Business Tammy's Cleaning Service City, STATE,
  • Worked independently in fast-paced environment while meeting productivity and quality expectations.
  • Interacted daily with various project managers, subcontractors and municipal inspectors to complete construction projects.
  • Exceeded goals through effective task prioritization and great work ethic.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Trained and mentored all new personnel to maximize quality of service and performance.
  • Completed schedules, shift reports and other business documentation.
  • Produced accurate and well planned health and safety risk assessments documenting safe work of cleaning staff.
  • Adhered to safety protocols by enforcing proper equipment usage.
  • Drove improvements to workflow and room turnover with hands-on, proactive management style.
Expected in to to
Associate of Arts: Photography
Johnston Community College - Smithfield, NC,

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School Attended

  • Johnston Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Owner/Professional Photographer
  • Administrative Assistant & Event Manager
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Owner, Cleaning Business


  • Associate of Arts

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