Ian Michael Smith

Experienced and resourceful administrator with four years of experience providing top-notch support
to VP’s, directors and managers. Skilled in effective client management and leading an efficient back
office team. Strong writer with a proven ability to generate engaging and SEO/SEM-optimized copy
for social media.
Administrative Associate
November 2012 – Present
The Focus Centre of Chicago
Chicago, IL
• Provided administrative support for team of executives and Fortune 500 clients including
calendar management, phone screening, expense reports, and special projects.
• Travel logistics management including flight, hotel, and car reservations, last-minute
reservation changes, coordination with travel agencies and itinerary management.
• Office management including overseeing office facilities, coordinating with vendors on office
supply orders, training new administrative employees and general clerical duties.
• Client relationship management including organizing focus groups, selection, background,
check-in and debrief for groups of 40+ respondents.
Assistant Editor/Marketing Coordinator
August 2015 – Present
Space Camp Productions
Chicago, IL
• Reported directly to the lead editor on RideShare web series and [un]afraid pilot.
• Ingested and logged footage daily for director and producer review.
• Created sizzlers and trailer for [un]afraid pilot.
• Curated and managed social media content calendar for RideShare web series Facebook
• Drafted press releases for RideShare web series and [un]afraid pilot and communicated with
press to schedule interviews with director and producer.
Social Media Apprentice
March 2013 – January 2014
The New Colony
Chicago, IL
• Directly assisted the Artistic Director of this non-profit theatre company
• Created social media calendar for company Twitter and Facebook accounts utilizing curated
content from industry thought leaders and original content including social media images,
tweets, videos, photos and copy for all posts.
• Drafted and revised grant proposals awarding the company funding up to $50K.
• Selected as part of design team for new company interior and office space.
• Communicated with clients, vendors and artistic staff to coordinate office support and
• Created mail campaigns and other physical promotional materials
Depaul University
Chicago, IL
BA in Digital Cinema, Writing for Film and Television Concentration

June 2016

Dean’s Honor Roll 2013 and 2016
Computer: Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Constant Contact, Bullhorn, Ringtail, Concur, and
Legal Key. Microsoft Office “Power User”.
Production: Operates/maintenance of DSLR/video and still, operates sound recording equipment
(zoom models), basic 3-point lighting.
Languages: Basic Tagalog
Performance: 10 years of experience in professional theatre and film.