Energetic Event Coordinator Assistant who enjoys being busy and having to work up against difficult deadlines. Adept at maintaining a network of professional contacts, improvising to get the job done and making sure the customer is satisfied. Specializes in large events and corporate gatherings.
Excellent corporate networking and presentation skills
Extremely outgoing and able to talk to anyone
Willing to do as much traveling as possible
Very proficient when it comes to multi-tasking
Exceptional computer software skills
Works very well independently or as part of a team
October 2009 to February 2015 Grendel Incorporated – New Parkland, CA Event Coordinator Assistant
Followed-up with all vendors one week prior to each event to make sure everything would go off as planned.
Scouted venues for events and amassed a network of reliable and professional venues.
Went to various trade shows to expand a growing network of professional contacts.
April 2004 to October 2009 Fran And Associates – New Parkland, CA Event Coordinator Assistant
Set up initial meetings with all new vendors and signed agreements with vendors for specific events.
Reviewed guest list with clients to make sure that the guest lists were complete.
Developed a large network of hotels and banquet halls that could be used at the last minute to coordinate an event.
June 1996 to April 2004 Valeri Incorporated – New Parkland, CA Event Coordinator Assistant
Responsible for creating and administering a vendor checklist for each event.
Managed a large list of event contacts for the event coordinator.
1996 Cherland Community College, New Parkland, CA Associate's Degree, Event Planning