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Work experience

Jul 2009Present

Events Staff

Rafanelli Evemts
  • Assisting with the production and execution of non-profit galas, weddings and private celebrations, and corporate functions such as the Massachusetts General Hospital Storybook Ball, Boston Public Library Gala, and Chelsea Clinton’s Wedding
Oct 2010Present


Spectra Temps
  • Provide temporary assistance to companies such as Brown Rudnick, Shilepsky Hartley Robb, and Kotin Crabtree & Strong
Jul 2009Dec 2009

Events/Marketing & Business Development Intern

Rafanelli Events

·Performed extensive research on event venues, vendors, and event related items (décor, linens, food, and gifts)

·Assisted the Marketing Manager with press/media outreach, handling all new business development, and creating proposals for potential clients

·Managed Twitter and Facebook accounts

·Organized and planned the “Meet The Building” party for 50 people

Jul 2008Dec 2008

Events Assistant

Ernst & Young LLP

·Assisted Program Manager and Events Specialist with event logistics such as name tags, signage, gifts, menu, seating, registration, and attendance tracking

·Created and maintained detailed event spreadsheets (Sponsor, Patron, and Judges contact information, attendees)

·Coordinated all mass mailings pertaining to the Entrepreneur of the Year Program

·Hosted events such as the Alumni Reception and University Roundtable

May 2008Nov 2008

Events Assistant

The Roxy

·Worked with clients to plan events

·Organized files, invoices, menus, small ordering tasks, and deliveries

·Assembled and administered event packages to 75 companies

·Oversaw events for 50 to 500 people - assisted host company, welcomed attendees, and collected and distributed tickets

Jul 2007Dec 2007

Traffic Manager

Pioneer Investment Management, Inc.

·Coordinated events by contacting businesses for donations, creating posters and brochures, and assembling event materials

·Hosted United Way Campaign benefit event for 70 people at the Hard Rock Café

·Developed and implemented a trafficking system with the use of FileMaker Pro and Microsoft Excel

·Acted as a liaison between Design and Production to push jobs through the department

·Proofread 15-25 jobs per day and communicated with designers and project managers to clarify edits

Sep 2006Apr 2007

Marketing Assistant

Northeastern University, afterHOURS

·Worked with student groups to plan and execute events - designed flyers with Microsoft Publisher and Adobe Photoshop, promoted events through mailing lists, websites, and school publications, and assisted at events

·Worked on a team of 4 people to conduct a market research project by executing students surveys and focus groups, and demonstrated results through a PowerPoint presentation


Sep 2005Present


Northeastern University

Awards and Activities: Planning and Programming Committee and Events Assistant Committee for ISSI Carnevale, American Marketing Association, Northeastern University Marketing Association,  Kappa Delta Sorority (Social Chair and Relay For Life Team Captain), Sigma Alpha Lambda, College of Business Senior Class Council, College of Business Alumni Mentor Program, and Italian Culture Society



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