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

Project Manager with over 15 years of experience in coordinating events, conferences, educational programs, curriculum development, Immersion cultural events. Business development and sales experience.

  • Project management Events, Conferences, Educational programs
  • Course planning, schedule management
  • Events logistics management
  • Business Development management
  • Cross-functional teams leadership
  • Client Interfacing
  • Problem - Solver
  • Organized and detailed
  • Persuasive communication style
  • Proactive mindset
  • Culturally-sensitive
  • Personable and approachable
  • Fluent in Russian and Ukrainian
  • Computer Savvy: Microsoft Word, Sanako, Sakai, U-Lead, Adobe, Excel, Power Point, Google slides
Work History
07/2007 to Current Project Manager Conference/Event Coordinator Exl | Fairfield, NJ,
  • Coordinated schedules and timelines for all events.
  • Planned, developed and evaluated the OCONUS (overseas educational program): administrative logistics of events planning, including contract signing, fee collection, event booking and event promotions.
  • Lead the Immersion Cultural program of the Department at the European and Latin School.
  • Developed and planned training materials for each presentation before the event or conference.
  • Planned the organization of the annual Language Day event with the production and editing of the representations materials (brochures, website, posts, social, magazine and invitations, distribution, vendors etc.) according to the Defense Language Institute (DLI ) standards.
  • Lead vendor negotiations to obtain cost-effective services and products.
01/1999 to 01/2007 Manager of Operations Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. | Missouri City, TX,
  • Recruited, managed and mentored new real estate associates.
  • Managed sales teams to achieve multi-million-dollar revenue gains.
  • Developed, implemented and executed educational programs events for new employees to maximize customer satisfaction.
  • Developed and implemented policies, procedures and process improvement initiatives to improve retention rates and increase customer satisfaction.
  • Created training manuals, wrote contract documents, purchase agreements and closing statements.
  • Successfully managed the conferences, professional development events for 50 teams in multiple locations.
  • Provided detailed monthly departmental reports and updates to senior management.
01/1993 to 01/1999 Project Manager Csc | Wilmington, DE,
  • Oversaw all aspects of US-based export logistics from initial order to delivery at foreign destinations.
  • Managed high-volume and high-priority shipments for US State Department humanitarian relief, US Department of Defense (in support of nuclear threat reduction), and US Department of Energy.
  • Negotiated contracts with outside providers to minimize costs to the company and customers.
  • Resolved problems for customers, warehouses, and carriers.
  • Acted as a liaison between logistics personnel, carriers, and customers.
  • Monitored shipments to guarantee on-time delivery.
  • Completed all necessary customs documents and other paperwork.
01/1991 to 01/1993 Paralegal Chadbourne And Parke, LLP | City, STATE,
  • Researched documents and publications for New York-based international law firm with 11 offices on four continents.
  • Translated legal documents from English to Russian.
  • Worked with lawyers to prepare all documents required to form corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies in all states.
Expected in Master of Arts | Adult Education, Second Language Acquisition H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, Ukraine, GPA:
Certifications and Awards
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding planning and organization of the overall success of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center\'s Language day and the Vietnam Veterans\' Commemoration Ceremony - 2010-2019
  • Certificate of Appreciation to the success of the Implementing Diagnostic Instruction workshop for Faculty development Division - 2020
  • Certificate of appreciation for coordination of 2 VIP observations for foreign military attaches - 2015
  • Certificate of appreciation for organizing the Team Building UEL Event - 2018
  • Mentor of the month Award- 2015
  • Awarded "Rep of the Quarter" (12/12) for sales, service and relationship-building excellence - 2014
  • Letter of Appreciation for Outstanding contribution to the data collection effort supporting DLIFLC\'s homework and self-study research project from the Assistant Commandant and Provost - 2013
  • Coin of Excellence for the Outstanding Team Leader - 2014
  • Customer Satisfaction Award - 1995
  • Rookie of the Year Award- 2000

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