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Kimberly M King

Marketing Communications Administrator 

Results oriented marketing communications professional dedicated to enhancing your organization

My current marketing communications experience along with 15 years of administrative and hospitality experience brought me home to Washington, DC after almost 3 years in the San Francisco Bay Area. The desire to be closer to social marketing oriented work has once again brought me back to the city that I love. I am seeking a new position that will allow me to continue to master my skill sets while maintaining alignment with the mission and vision of your organization. I am available to start immediately.  

Full Time Professional Experience 

Jan 2016Present

Station Administrative Assistant

American Eagle Airlines/Piedmont Ground Handling

DCA Airport, Washington, DC

Terminal C/Gate 35X

Qualifications and Responsibilities:
• Provides executive support for management personnel in station
• Drafts emails, forms and fliers, ensuring telephone coverage
• Receiving and directing agents, vendors and staff
• Tracking station invoices, distribution/maintenance of parking permits
• Maintains the suite filing system; accurately files documents within established time frames
• Prepares weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports for deicing, invoicing and staffing
• Fulfilled FAA criminal background check to qualify for unescorted access privileges to airport security identification display areas (SIDA)
• Secured airport US Customs security badge
• Organizes and distributes incoming and outgoing mail, email, scans and faxes
• Completes ad-hoc administrative projects, as requested by department heads/management
• Advanced computer skills - Microsoft Office, Adobe, task specific software and airline applications
• Demonstrated ability in the use of Excel
• Self-motivated and demonstrates ability to work on an independent basis
• Strong organizational skills
• Excellent communication, organizational and problem solving skills
• Demonstrated experience in working in a fast paced environment under minimal supervision
• Able to work a varied scheduled, including nights, weekend, holidays and weather events

Feb 2013Dec 2014

Community Outreach Recruitment Coordinator

Family Builders by Adoption

"Family Builders is here to help find permanent, loving families for children and youth in the foster care system - that's our only goal. We connect children with individuals and couples who can provide safe, stable, nurturing families. 

I reported to the CKC Program Coordinator 

Duties Included: 

  • Provided information to prospective foster parents and potential donors via presentations, event tabling and social media  
  • Developed a strategic social marketing  plan to advance the organization’s mission and vision while increasing recruitment and community outreach
  • Coordinated initiatives designed to increase visibility and promote the organization and its services
  • Developed relationships with community leaders and serves as the organization's liaison with various constituents. 
  • Assisted with development and fundraising programs as necessary
Mar 2012May 2013

Communications Director (Steward)

Center for Transformative Change

"The Center for Transformative Change is dedicated to bridging the inner and outer lives of social change agents, activists and allies to support a more effective, more sustainable movement of justice for all."

Reported to the Director of Practice

Duties Included:

  • Provided input on marketing and communications components of organizational plans
  • Developed and maintained social media outlets
  • Web and marketing research
  • Created and distributed external communications via email and occasional print
  • Improved client communications and maintained ongoing relationships
  • Built organizational brand awareness 
  • Event coordination (i.e. retreat, workshop, special events)
  • Promoted availability of space for rent
Oct 2002Feb 2012

Senior Recorder

US Postal Service

"The Judicial Officer Department is a neutral, independent forum within the United States Postal Service comprised of the Judicial Officer, the Office of Administrative Law Judges, and the Postal Service Board of Contract Appeals." 

Reported to Staff Counsel 

Duties Included: 

  • Supported five federal judges with a variety of complex and routine clerical and administrative assignments of a sensitive nature 
  • Provided administrative and legal guidance to outside parties, their counsel, postal attorneys and staff via phone, mail, e-mail or in person 
  • Trained and coached staff members
  • Superior interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Developed training manual for administrative staff
  • Reviewed and analyzed legal documents
  • Expert knowledge of word processing, presentation software, database management and spreadsheet applications
  • Scheduled, coordinated and facilitated regular internal and external meetings

Part Time and Volunteer Experience

Customer Service Agent

American Eagle Airlines/Piedmont Ground Handling  

06/2015-Present 

Required Skills and Duties

  • Ability to work in stressful situations and within tight time constraints 
  • Be self-motivated and a team player 
  • Greet  all customers in a prompt, friendly and courteous manner 
  • Provide check-in assistance, ticketing changes, and re-booking of itineraries for passengers 
  • Check and accept passenger baggage 
  • Board/deplane flights and escort passengers to and from aircraft as needed, includes pushing wheelchairs and assisting other passengers with additional needs
  • Comply with all safety procedures and airline policies 
  • Provide accurate gate, flight arrival and departure information, as well as answer general inquires 
  • Assist unaccompanied minors and passengers with special needs, resolve customer concerns and perform other duties as assigned 
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of policies and processes pertaining to unaccompanied minors, law enforcement officers, hazmat, airfreight acceptance and other regulatory requirements
  • Provide clear and accurate communication to passengers, agents, flight crews and vendors

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Administrative Coordinator (Volunteer)

Step By Step Therapeutic Summer Day Camp

The Step By Step Therapeutic Summer Camp aims to promote a safe and therapeutic environment for children with developmental needs to engage with others, try new things and build skills over the summer months. The Step By Step Therapeutic Summer Camp is an outreach initiative where campers carry out hands-on activities encompassing experiences that will explore opportunities for movement, music, problem solving, collaboration and indoor/outdoor activities.

05/2015-08/2015

Duties

  • Assisted the Camp Director in implementing general camp operations, and programs to ensure a quality camp.
  • Worked with special events, promotions, and any other special needs as they arise
  • Established and implemented social media outlets for the camp
  • Completed medical claim forms for campers  
  • Ensured the maintenance of accurate program and administrative records
  • Assisted with the various administrative tasks necessary for the camp to run efficiently

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Freelance Bartender

08/2001-Present 

Skill Sets:

  • Knowledgeable in meeting, anticipating and providing high quality services to customers
  • Comfortable working in small and large venues
  • Management, administrative, training, hospitality and customer service experience

Duties 

  • Responsible for booking and staffing private parties, social gatherings and professional events 
  • Maintaining and ordering liquor supplies for private parties and events  
  • Accountable for a variety of supervisory and customer service functions for a number of special events
  • Responsible for training additional bartenders and wait staff.
  • Ability to help customers choose drinks from extensive or limited menus, taking orders and pleasing customers

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Food Server/Bartender 

San Pablo Lytton Casino

10/2013-10/2014

Responsibilities

  • Greeting customers and answering questions
  • Garnishing food and drinks
  • Processing transactions via the Squirrel Pro Hospitality Management System
  • Cleaning tables and shared kitchen space
  • Assisting in enhancing the customer's gamming experience

Qualities

  • Customer Service
  • Stamina
  • Teamwork

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CEO/President 

V2 Solutions Group (Start up)

05/2006-12/2011

Mission

To provide sales & marketing products & services to small to medium minority owned companies

Products & Services

  • Lead Capture Pages with Audio
  • Lead Generation Program
  • Outbound Broadcasting Solutions
  • DVD Infomercials
  • Website Design
  • Sales and Marketing Coaching Services
  • Car Wrapping
  • Business Consulting
  • Targeted Direct Mail Campaigns
  • Social Media and Marketing Administration for Small Businesses, Non-Profits and Organizations 

Duties 

  • Developing a strategic plan to advance the company's mission, objectives while enhancing profitability and growth
  • Oversee company operations to insure efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources.

Education

Jan 2007Dec 2010

Master of Science (Marketing Management)

UMUC

"The Marketing specialization is designed for managers in the public, private or non-profit sectors who need to acquire customers for their products and services either internally, externally, or business-to-business."

The program focuses on the theories and skills that managers need to know in order to attract customers:

  • Defining the scope of 21st century marketing
  • Developing and executing effective marketing strategies
  • Adapting to rapidly changing technologies
  • Building customer satisfaction and retention
  • Facilitating communication successfully between the organization to the customer
Aug 1997Dec 2000

Bachelor of Science (Business Administration)

Florida A&M University

The objective of the Bachelor of Science program is designed to produce graduates capable of excelling as future leaders in global business, industry, and commerce. SBI undergraduates are capable of performing effectively and advancing within a variety of organizations and are prepared to pursue advanced degrees here and elsewhere to realize their academic aspirations and further their career goals.

Aug 2001Aug 2001

Professional Bartending Certification 

Maryland Bartending Academy

Curriculum covered:

  • POS Training
  • Opening and Closing Procedures
  • Customer Service
  • Glassware
  • Bar Set-Up
  • Liquor Arrangements
  • The Bartender's Station
  • Bar Tools and Equipment
  • Bar Measurements
  • Methods of Mixing
  • Understanding Wines
  • Preparation of Garnishes
  • Beer Systems
  • State and Federal Laws
  • Alcohol Awareness
  • Over 200 popular drinks recipes including: Highballs, Sours, Creams, Collins, Slings, Fizzes, Exotic/Tropicals, Shooters, Martinis, Manhattans, Rob Roys, Wine, Cordials, Specialty, Frozen, Fads and many more.

Skills

6
Customer Relationship Management CRM (Zoho, Marketo)

Analyzed practices with existing clients, helped ensure that retention levels remained as high as possible for small businesses and non profits. Examined data to find ways to attract new clients and introduce new services to current clients.

8
Donor/Fundraising Software  (Giftworks, Network for Good)
Responsible for report generation, donor and contact management, integration with Constant Contact, importing and data entry
8
Email Service Providers (MailChimp, Constant Contact)

Responsible for email marketing campaigns that created organizational awareness, enhanced internal communications and promoted agency services. 

8
Social Media Management (Buffer, TweetDeck and HootSuite)

Created and implemented social media marketing strategies, including content strategy, brand development and awareness, generated inbound traffic and cultivated followers.

8
Evaluating and training staff
As CEO, Senior Recorder and Supervising Bartender my job was to evaluate and train staff.
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Reasoning Abilities
8
Experience in promoting various products
As President and then CEO of a small marketing start up, part of my responsibilities included promotiing our products and services. 
8
Knowledge of time management
10
Ability to work with people under strees
Just about all of the organizations I have worked for have experienced some type of time management issues that have led to stressful situations. The majority of the time I was able to maintain a calm demeanor and successfully navigated through the challenge.  
8
Experience assigning and directing the work of others
Experience assigning, delegation and directing the work of others.    During my time as Senior Recorder at USPS I was responsible for training the Recorder and providing technical assistance to the entire staff. 
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Ability to plan, organize and schedule staff activities
Ability to plan, organize and schedule staff activities  

Certifications

Oct 2013Oct 2015

California Gaming License

California Gambling Control Commission
Any person employed in a gambling establishment as a dealer, secretary, waiter or waitress; floor, security, countroom, cage, collection, surveillance or data-processing personnel; appropriate maintenance personnel; or any person whose employment duties require or authorize access to restricted gambling establishment areas must obtain a work permit. The work permit will be issued by the local jurisdiction or the Commission.The Commission determination of suitability is based largely on the applicant's honesty, general character, and financial and criminal histories.
Mar 2014Mar 2015

TIPS (Training for Intervention Procedures)

Health Communications Inc.
TIPS is a skills-based training program that is designed to prevent intoxication, underage drinking, and drunk driving.