Summary

Career Objective Seeking a career opportunity with a progressive organization where I can optimize my education and training in administrative services and Client support. I am driven to be an effective and contributing member of the team.Summary of Qualifications Skilled and dedicated Administrative Assistant with more than 12 years experience coordinating, planning and supporting daily operational and administrative functions. Proven track record of accurately completing research, reporting information, and marketing-support activities within demanding time frames. Highly focused and detail oriented in supporting deadline-driven operations; ability to identify goals and priorities and resolve issues in initial stages. Willing to work overtime until all projects are quality checked & complete Skills____________________________________________________________ Microsoft Suite Oral and Written Communication Problem Solving Software Training

Work History

Work History
Jan 2004 - Present

Self Published Author

Lulu.com
2004 - 2009

Facilities clerk

Nova Information Systems
Jan 1995 - Sep 2005

Music and Entertainment Consultant

Xavier Entertainment
DUTIES: • Video interviewing artists (for press kits) • Scheduling Radio Interviews • Coordinating and Giving Promotional Events • Booking flights • Scheduling Band Rehearsals • Hosting & Booking Artist Showcases • Book publishing(Independent) • Soliciting Record Labels with Demo CDs/tapes • Consulting with musicians/vocalists about defining their musical style & direction • Critiquing demo CDs/tapes for artists • Setting up and overseeing photo shoots with photographers • Writing Bios and Music Reviews • Creating and Designing Websites • Consigning music to retail chains and online record stores (CD Baby etc) • Making connection between producer and artists for production/session work • CD duplication • Graphic Design for promotional packages (Demos/flyers, postcards, CD artwork) • Scheduling auditions (bands, talent shows) • Distribution of flyers & other promotional material • Promoting music to Club DJ’s • Creating mailing lists (retail, radio, clubs)
Mar 2002 - Jun 2004

Client Support - ECF Administrator

Ernst & Young
Scanning Tax documents, Filing, Data Entry, Running Tax status reports
2002 - 2004

Administrative Support

E & Y
Oct 2000 - Mar 2002

Client Support Administrator

Arthur Andersen
Supporting network, xerographic, reprographic, and color equipment production services, Preparing financial statements for printing
Apr 1998 - Apr 2000

Administrative Support Specialist

KPMG
Supervising Reprographics Department and associated equipment maintenance
1998 - 2000

Marketing & Graphics Support

KPMG
Jun 1997 - Apr 1998

Site Manager

Ikon Management Services
vendor and supplier relationships (Xerox, Lanier, etc.)
Jun 1996 - Jun 1997

Managing mail services

Pitney Bowes Management Services
incoming and outgoing inter-office, Fed-X, Airborne and DHL mail / packages
Jul 1988 - Mar 1993

Marketing Assistant

BMG Distribution
Duties: • Merchandising and promoting new music for major and independent labels at retail • Receiving, billing, and shipping products • Preparing promotional kits for retail and radio • Tracking product sales at retail • Training and supervising college interns for field marketing positions • Assisting in the preparation of artists visits to label/branch • Faxing sales and marketing reports to sales representations nationwide • Customer service/telephone correspondence • Positioning and pricing products • Merchandising promotional materials for current and new releases • Selling tickets and promoting concerts through ticket master • Training new employees • Setting up in-store visits by artists • Assisting buyers on products needed for stores • Working with Label Representatives
May 1988 - May 1989

Intern

A&M Records
While I was attending the Art Institute of Atlanta I was able to acquire an internship at A&M Records for a year. This internship then lead to a paid position with BMG Distribution in the Marketing Dept. During my internship I gained quite a bit of knowledge on Radio and Retail marketing/promotions.

Education

Education

Music Business Institute of Atlanta
1986 - 1988

Art Institute of Atlanta
1983 - 1986

Meadowdale High School