Matthew Lope'

Matthew Lope'

Work History

Work History
Jul 2007 - Present

Tour Manager / Technical Director

Ford Motor Co.

Event planning and on-site management of event team and consumer interaction activities for a variety of clients and events. Consumer lifestyle and business events include Ford/Xperience Communications (24-market, mobile event tour - Winner of the Grand Ex Gold for “Best Multiple Market Consumer Event”), General Motors (100th Anniversary Event), Harley Davidson (Daytona, Sturgis and Myrtle Beach Bike Rallies), Lincoln Mercury and Verizon.

  • Work closely with executive producers assisting in all facets of the production
  • On-site management of event team, exhibit installs, and consumer interaction
  • Generate lead documentation and daily activation reports that are used to help measure event effectiveness and ROI
  • Act as a gorilla marketer, product specialist, and greeter as needed to drive consumers to the exhibit and generate leads
  • Troubleshoot technical and equipment issues
Oct 2006 - Jul 2007

FRONT OFFICE SUPERVISOR

Embassy Suites Hotel & Ski Resort
  • Responsible for front office sales, service and accounting
  • Led the front office team handling reception, problem solving and overall guest satisfaction
  • Managed the unexpected, dealt with complaints, and related well to a wide variety of people
  • Participated in a variety of management training
May 2001 - Oct 2005

FUNERAL DIRECTOR ASSISTANT

Wm. Sullivan & Son-Lopé Funeral Home
  • Helped direct funerals and assist families and visitors
  • Dealt with county clerks and medical staffs securinglegal documents
  • Participated in Sullivan-Lopé sponsored community events and seminars

Education

Education
Sep 2001 - May 2005

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Curry College

Skills

Skills

Self Starter

Self starter with a proven ability to multi-task and to work productively under pressure without supervision Excellent interpersonal, sales and negotiation skills Ability to engage consumers in a personal way Demonstrates exceptional communication and organization skills, and attention to detail Computer proficiency: Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet-based research  

Interest

Skiing, Mt. Biking, Hockey, Surfing, Golf

Objective

 To obtain a production management or sales position in event marketing where my experience, leadership and strong work ethic will allow me the opportunity for growth.