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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

To obtain a full time position that will enable me to use my strong organizational skills, professional background and ability to work well with people as well as continue to grow professionally and personally in an event planning role at a non-profit organization.

Experience
01/2015 to Current Program & Event Coordinator University Of Tennessee Medical Center | Knoxville, TN,
  • Responsible for coordinating CLE (Continuing Law Education) and social events for 11 sections of the IndyBar.
  • Directly oversee Program & Event Intern.
  • Coordinated 300+ classes at Denver Convention Center and
  • Work in Basecamp, a project management database.
09/2011 to 01/2015 Specialist Cmu Software Engineering Institute | Pittsburgh, PA,
  • Relay For Life & Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Responsible for income goal achievement through the recruitment, training and supporting of volunteers and cultivation of relationships with businesses and organizations in different communities.
  • Succeeded in meeting 96% of cumulative financial goal of $234,000 for 2012 events and 94% of $227,000 goal for 2013 events.
  • Staff partner for up to five community events, including the Relay For Life of Brownsburg, which doubled its fundraising efforts from 2012.
  • StaffedMaking Strides of Indianapolis, a large urban event, which grossed nearly $300,000 and had 7000 attendees.
  • Supported many initiatives for MSABC including Crucial Catch involvement with local high schools, which resulted in a higher than previous years participation in the MSABC of Crawfordsville event.
  • Responsible for securing event sponsorship and participation for four community MSABC events, and increasing opportunities for community presence by recruiting local businesses, organizations and teams to host fundraisers and promote our events.
  • Maintain social media and relationships with local media in all communities to ensure adequate promotion of events and ACS mission programs.
09/2015 to 10/2015 Program Development Manager Montgomery County Youth Service Bureau | City, STATE,
  • Promote and recruit volunteers through press releases, community presentations and advertisements.
  • Coordinate and assist with program volunteer trainings and events.
  • Develop participant surveys, collect and analyze program data and maintain program databases.
  • Organize and coordinate all details of an annual bowling fundraiser.
  • Event exceed goal of $15,000 both years.
  • Write grants and requests for funding.
11/2015 to 02/2015 Education Events Manager CEDIA | City, STATE,
  • Responsible for coordinating all education events including at annual EXPO event and regional events, ranging from 30-5000 participants.
  • Directly oversee Education Events Assistant.
  • Coordinated 300+ classes at Denver Convention Center and Georgia World Congress Center, including working around times, instructor schedules, and pre and post requisite requirements.
  • Work extensively with Microsoft Excel as nearly all documents were various spreadsheets.
06/2015 to 10/2015 Meetings Express Manager Westin Indianapolis | City, STATE,
  • Responsible for booking groups to arrive within 30 days or less.
  • Quickly and efficiently coordinated details of groups with all other departments in hotel.
  • Utilized Delphi to organize all information and detail events for groups.
  • Position was eliminated due to budget concerns as parts convention center were closing for construction of Lucas Oil Stadium.
07/2015 to 06/2015 Banquet, Catering Sales & Convention Services Manager Hilton Hotels Hilton Garden Inn & Hilton Downtown | City, STATE,
  • Responsible for servicing large groups including but not limited to corporate, associations, not-for-profits, government, athletic teams and social functions.
  • Excellent attention to details when planning meetings, meals and functions.
  • Utilized Delphi to organize all information and detail events for groups and to generate Banquet Event Orders, group resumes and room diagrams.
  • Responsible for proper billing for multi-function events.
  • Extensive experience with servicing NFL and NBA teams.
  • Very familiar with their needs and the level of service and detail required to deal with a group of that nature.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with both external and internal guests.
  • Started at the Hilton as a Sales Assistant and moved to Catering Assistant where I was promoted to management in under a year.
01/1 to 06/2015 Disney's Contemporary Resort The Walt Disney Company | City, STATE,
  • In charge of "making magic" in a company known for impeccable guest service.
  • Responsible for large sums of money.
  • Extensive training in areas of guest service such as checking guests in and out, selling park tickets, giving directions, having knowledge of all parks, resorts and the general Orlando area.
  • Empowered to make decisions without managerial assistance to improve guest service.
  • Communicated with guests from all over the world.
Education
Expected in 05/04 to to Bachelor of Science | Recreation Tourism Management Indiana University through the School of Health, Bloomington, IN GPA:
Recreation Tourism Management Physical Education & Recreation.
Professional Affiliations
Skills
advertisements, billing, budget, closing, databases, Delphi, financial, fundraising, government, grants, instructor, magic, managerial, meetings, Microsoft Excel, money, Oil, presentations, press releases, promotion, recruiting, recruitment, selling, Sales, spreadsheets

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Indiana University through the School of Health

Job Titles Held:

  • Program & Event Coordinator
  • Specialist
  • Program Development Manager
  • Education Events Manager
  • Meetings Express Manager
  • Banquet, Catering Sales & Convention Services Manager
  • Disney's Contemporary Resort

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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