Elena Dixon

Elena Dixon

Work History

Work History
May 2011 - Present

Server/Hostess

The Oasis Restaurant

  • Used superior interpersonal communication skills to identify customer needs and provide outstanding customer service.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, time sensitive, team environment. 
  • Trained 12 new staff members in restaurant policies and procedures.
  • Utilized problem solving and negotiation skills to deal with difficult customers.

Education

Education
Aug 2010 - Present

Communication Studies

Longwood University

Concentration in Organizational Communication and Public Relations:

  • Proficient in writing media scans, media contact lists, press releases, email pitches, resumes, and telephone pitches.
  • Excellent at interpersonal communication
  • Overall GPA: 3.03/4.0
  • Major GPA: 3.0/4.0

Summary

I am currently a undergraduate student at Longwood University. My major is communication Studies with a minor in Public Relations. I have excellent  interpersonal communication skills and aspire to be a event planner when I graduate in 2014. Here at Longwood University I am involved with Lancer Productions, which the event planning group on campus. For my major I am  taking Public Relations, Media and Culture, and Public Speaking .These classes are all helping me gain a better understanding of what event planning and public relations is.

Involvment

Lancer Productions:

  • Spring 2011 - Present
  • Planned and organized events on campus for Spring Weekend and Oktoberfest

Virginia 21 Campaign