Work History

Work History
Nov 2007 - Oct 2010

National Ad Sales Assistant

Katz Media Group
  • Added and managed all incoming sales orders and revisions in the DDS/DARE system.
  • Exemplifying excellent written and verbal communication skills by working with media buyers, station managers and assistants to ensure proper delivery of commercial spots and makegoods for over 40 advertisers in 15 major markets.
  • Submitting weekly reports confirming that all major accounts are delivering at 90-100% of their purchased total rating points. 
  • Required strong problem solving skills, being a self-starter and proactive in providing sales, research and administrative support to senior executives.
Jun 2007 - Sep 2007

Command Administrative Assistant

Defense Logistics Agency- Workforce Recruitment Program
  • Provided administrative support and managed daily schedules for the Commander and Deputy Director.
  • Coordinated and tracked all logistics for organization-wide online and in person training for over 60 employees across Western Europe.
  • Planned, coordinated and executed organization-wide projects and events; which included lodging, troubleshooting, scheduling, communications,hotel contract negotiations, and final ROI.
Jan 2006 - Jun 2006

Marketing Intern

Distinctive Assets
  • Assisted the VP of Corporate and Celebrity Marketing with researching new gift ideas for gift baskets and lounges.
  • Provided administrative support to various managers.

  • Monitored and organized all publicity and marketing materials for future use.

  • Assisted in the production of the Grammy and Oscar Awards gift bags and lounges.

Sep 2003 - Jun 2006

Sales Representative and Team Leader

Avon/Mark Cosmetics
  • Ran a profitable business whereby I marketed and sold a large selection of cosmetics, gifts, fragrances and apparel to new and existing customers.
  • Planned and executed various fundraisers, beauty social events and meetings.
  • Recruited and managed other sales representatives.
Jun 2003 - Dec 2004

Market Research Interviewer and Recruiter

Quicktest/Heakin Research
  • Recruited and interviewed potential respondents in a busy shopping mall for various market research surveys.
  • Strived to reach the daily assigned quota of participants based on required demographics.
  • Worked in a fast paced environment which required a great attention to detail.
  • Observed various methods of obtaining valuable market research data by asking respondents specific questions.

Education

Education
Sep 2002 - Sep 2007

Bachelors of Science

University of California, Riverside

Relevant Coursework: Introduction to Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Leadership Development, and Project Management

Education Abroad Program, Language & Culture Program – Cordoba, Spain (Jan-May 2007) - Obtained fluency in Spanish.

Awards & Leadership

Monster.com Diversity Leadership Program: Award Recipient (2005)

Latino Business Student Association: President (2005-06); Board Member of the Year (2005) Event Coordinator (2004-05); Fundraising Coordinator (2004); Recruitment Coordinator (2003-04)   

Mujeres Unidas: Mentor (2003-07); Event Chair (2004-05); Telecommunications Chair (2003-04)

Sigma Kappa Sorority: Member (2002-2007); Webmaster (2002-2003)

Computer Skills

  • Office Software: Advanced proficiency in MAC/PC, and all 2003 and 2007 Microsoft Office Suite programs.  Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Project. WPM: 75.
  • Design Software: Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Publsiher, PhotoShop, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Internet Software: Advanced proficiency in Outlook, Internet Explorer, FrontPage, internet research tools and social networking sites such as MySpace, Facebook and Twitter.

Objective

Obtain a part time or full time position whereby my sales, marketing, communication, account/donor relations management, or event/project management experience would be best utilized.