Prospected for potential restaurant partners through Internet research, social media, and cold calling.
Cold called, cold emailed, and some social media outreach to restaurant owners throughout Los Angeles and New York.
Set meetings with restaurant owners and general managers for the Territory Managers.
Constant lead updates on CRM system SalesForce.
06/2013 to 04/2014
Event CoordinatorGHP Management – Los Angeles, CA
Coordinated and managed events for a portfolio of properties, maintain weekly and monthly activity calendar and update as required Planned all movie nights and movie marathons Created and submit event proposals to manager for review Updated flyers for upcoming events and all social media management Responsible for obtaining pricing and placing orders for all event supplies Procuring sponsorship leads; schedule and attend meetings Represented the property public relations/liaison capacity on matters relating to events and at staff meetings Attended events to facilitate operations and respond to emergencies, problems, etc., ensures all aspects of events are implemented and controlled according to plans Maintained direct contact with staff, residents and vendors associated with scheduled events Coordinated, determined and/or arranged physical maintenance of the facility as required.
03/2012 to 06/2013
Sales and Marketing AssociateCode Metro, Inc – Monrovia, CA
Researched new Prospects throughout the US, make inside sales calls, and follow-ups Introduced and show the product in Software Demos to new Prospects Daily maintenance of Social Media sites (i.e.
Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, About Me) Trade Show Management and Outside Sales Promotional Product Research.
07/2010 to 11/2012
Server and SupervisorSBE Katsuya by Starck – Glendale, CA
Created an optimal dining experience for a high-end restaurant Trained new servers and supervised when needed by management Serviced high volumes of guests in corporate settings Maximized the sales of food and beverage, using suggestive selling techniques Demonstrated teamwork by assisting other servers and help out when possible Digital Dining, Micros, and Aloha Experience.
05/2008 to 07/2010
Lead HostessSBE Katsuya by Starck – Glendale, CA
Managed the flow of seating the restaurant in a timely manner and seating servers fairly.
Hired and trained new hostesses to manage the flow of seating in order to optimize seating space.
Handled all scheduling and requests for the hostesses.
10/2006 to 02/2008
Hostess/Event CoordinatorMadres Restaurant – Pasadena, CA
Greeted and seated guests and set the stage for an excellent dining experience Gave quote (determined with Manager) to our guests if we were on a wait and advised the guests on their waiting status Answered a high volume of phone calls and coordinated reservations and event inquiries for a popular celebrity dining venue Updated table status information, filled the restaurant smoothly, and matched guests to the best possible table in the shortest amount of time Main contact with the guests, respond in a timely manner to their inquiries, venue walkthroughs, and that every aspect of their event was met Coordinate event logistics including budget, menu, floor set up, contracts, and any other materials needed for event.
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration Marketing ManagementCalifornia State University - Los Angeles Business Administration Marketing Management