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EVENT COORDINATOR

Continue a rewarding career in a new working environment that enables me to use


my existing skills,
while allowing me to utilize a creative outlet and be challenged with forward th
inking in a
career that I am passionate about.
EDUCATION AND ADDITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
1994-1998 California State University Long Beach Long Beach, CA.
Bachelor of Arts in Film and Electronic Arts
* Student Board Member on the College Grade Appeals Committee from Fall 1996 to
Spring 1998
1999-2004 UCLA Extension Courses Los Angeles, CA.
Department of the Arts
Department of Business and Marketing
* Courses dealing with the process of Scriptwriting and Camera Operations.
* Various Courses with an emphasis in Sales, Marketing and Advertising

CAREER PROGRESSION
OLIVER CAF | LOUNGE, THE SPORTS CLUB/LA (01/09 Present)
EVENT & CATERING MANAGER IRVINE, CALIFORNIA
* Manage entire event production process from client inquiry to proposal and men
u development to execution of event parameters including food and beverage, rent
als, staffing, art direction, entertainment and lighting. Corresponds with clie
nts, departments and vendors via phone, email and fax to arrange change orders a
nd revisions.
* Recruit, select, train, develop, motivate and retain the highest quality team
to provide day-to-day leadership. Ensure Team Member productivity & effectivene
ss by establishing accountable Team Member objectives, consistently mentoring an
d monitoring performance, providing recognition & compensation for good performa
nce, and quickly and effective identifying & resolving substandard performance.
* Help maintain excellent communication channels between members, outside vendor
s and team members by the creation and issuance of a weekly banquet calendar to
all club departments.
* Responsible for proactively increasing sales by searching out new avenues for
business leads. Cold calling and entertaining to create interest in using facili
ty for meetings, social events or parties. Coordinating, creating and executing
promotional marketing bags and maintaining communication and promotions through
marketing and assist corporate marketing team. Maintaining a consistent focus o
n innovation, utilizing inventive thinking, exploration, implementation and prom
otion of new and existing programs.
* Accountable for the collection of all deposits & final balances on all banquet
and conference events. Assist in preparing the annual budget and projecting pay
roll expenditures.
* Supervises internal/external vendors and temporary event staff on pre-event in
stallation and strike; Set up and layout of buffet tabletop design including all
buffet equipment, plates, utensils and baskets.

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN (04/06 12/08)


BANQUET & CONFERENCE ASSISTANT MANAGER MAMMOTH LAKES, CALIFORNIA
* Worked within budgeting considerations to develop proposals including rentals
and labor, all the while coordinating events to best suit the needs of the custo
mers.
* Assisted in establishment of the smooth, efficient, ongoing service of day to
day banquet and meeting functions.
* Continuously up-kept and upgraded the buffet presentations to effectively merc
handise product.
* Assisted with hiring, scheduling and training the catering staff and was activ
ely involved in the development of the existing catering staff in service techni
ques, menu selections and hiring procedures.
LAKESIDE ELECTRIC (06/05 12/08)
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/EVENT COORDINATOR MAMMOTH LAKES, CALIFORNIA
* Prepared payroll, served as the bookkeeper, proficient in Quickbooks.
* Coordinated intra-agency activities associated with travel and events.
* Assisted in formulation, establishment and execution of administrative policie
s and procedures.
* Prepared invoices, statements, contracts and other records; Processed bills fo
r payment.
* Supported and up-kept files associated with vendors and maintained personnel-r
elated files.
* Maintained a thorough understanding of all insurance plans, policies and proce
dures, including workers compensation, general liability insurance and medical i
nsurance.
COP-A-TAN TANNING SALONS (01/93 09/04)
MULTIPLE LOCATIONS SALES TRAINING MANAGER - SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
* Set and achieved monthly sales quotas by motivating and pushing employees to m
eet these goals.
* Hired and trained all staff as well as the creating of monthly schedules.
* Welfare and running order of each salon was of top priority.
* Prepared and deposited tri-weekly bank drops.
* Assisted potential and existing customers with questions regarding the service
s and sold them packages and products that best suited their needs.
* Accomplished customer satisfaction and the up keep of employee moral and provi
ded the best possible solution to both the employees and customers for conflict
management.
VARIOUS PRODUCTION COMPANIES (12/00-05/05)
PRODUCTION COORDINATOR/PRODUCERS ASSISTANT - SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
LOADED DICE FILMS, YORK ENTERTAINMENT, ROYCE MULTIMEDIA, AVALON INTERNATIONAL
* Assisted with the hiring of the crew, budget analysis, assisted with scrip rew
rites, casting calls, prop organization, location scouting, wardrobe, EPK camera
operations.
* Prepared for necessary equipment and materials rentals to have on site so as t
he crews were able to perform their job functions.
* Maintained and insured all contracts where signed by both cast and crew

*** References Available Upon Request