Dynamic, diligent, and results-focused professional offering broad-based background in diverse aspects of event coordination, communications and marketing. Expert at utilizing interpersonal abilities to build rapport with people from different backgrounds at all levels. Exemplify strong verbal and written communication skills, encompassing expertise in editing, proofreading, and copywriting various documents and print materials. Demonstrate keen knowledge in developing strategies that generate organizational productivity and improvement. Possess the ability to accomplish challenging tasks with precision and attention to detail. Highly experienced in organizing events and creating marketing materials to accelerate expansion and boost profitability. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, InDesign, Adobe Acrobat, QuarkXPress, eTouches, Formstack and Peopleware Database.
Administrative support, Articles
Marketing and communications
Senior Conference Coordinator07/2015 to 07/2019NMS Management, IncMelville, NY
Oversaw the daily coordination of educational conferences, roundtables and networking events ranging from 50-500 participants in the endowment and foundation, investment management and family office communities.
Worked with cloud-based event management software to launch new platform for registration, marketing and speaker management processes.
Liaised with high profile speaker faculty, corporate sponsors and members to execute transportation, travel and hotel accommodations and additional logistics.
Perform site inspection, staff management, conference and marketing materials preparation, and recreational activities and registration process administration onsite for both large and small-scale events.
Provide keen oversight in examining and editing brochures, programs, and marketing materials prior to distribution.
Maintain the production calendar for marketing and communications efforts and act as integral part of marketing team to develop innovative marketing communications to drive membership and profits.
Execute proper coordination with hotel administration to effectively manage hotel room blocks.
Update company website and micro-sites to reflect current and new information.
Utilize desktop publishing software in creating conference agendas and registration materials.
Cultivate strong relationships with existing and potential membership base.
Facilitate event monitoring using spreadsheets and Peopleware database.
Conduct comprehensive research projects and generate detailed pre- and post-event data reports.
Assist in setting up and managing the production and audio visual components of the conferences.
Manage relationships with third party vendors to ensure prompt ordering of supplies and materials.
Work collaboratively with team to create event collateral and marketing deliverables.
Function in a team responsible for handling staff and resources to ensure project completion within timeframe.
Public Relations Intern02/2002 to 05/2003Kahn Travel CommunicationsRockville Centre, NY
Capitalized on online and print media outlets to launch promotional concepts.
Creatively designed press releases, membership letters, fact sheets, interview guidelines, and talking points.
Devised comprehensive communications campaigns, catering hospitality and tourism clients.
Exerted valuable effort in conducting promotional events for major hospitality and tourism associations.
Compiled clip reports and managed an extensive media research database.
Rendered administrative support to internal staff, senior management and president/chief executive officer.
Communications Manager06/2004 to 12/2007Travelsavers, IncOyster Bay, NY
Spearheaded the circulation of quarterly consumer magazine and bi-monthly trade publications for national and international travel markets.
Functioned as front-line copywriter and assistant editor of luxury magazine distributed at bookstores and newsstands nationwide.
Took charge of all publications, such as website copy and direct and e-marketing collateral; checked for content's accuracy, consistency, and grammar.
Kept abreast of the latest information concerning company, and maintained the company Intranet to guarantee consistent messaging.
Interviewed industry experts to gather information essential in creating feature stories and articles.
Developed press releases to be distributed to various media outlets, industry partners, and internal staff.
Served as company's representative in media inquiries and external relationships with industry partners.
Involved in the launch of company Extranet and re-launch of consumer website.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Accounting2009Queens CollegeQueens, NY
Associate: Science, Business Administration2007Queensborough Community CollegeBayside, NYDean's List, 2006 - 2007