Summary

During my six years as a personal assistant, I have demonstrated the ability to think on my feet, stay focused, and independently plan and prioritize my work.In addition to my extensive experience, I am tech savvy and have outstanding verbal and written communication skills.  I enjoy helping others and always maintain a gracious and professional manner when communicating with people. I am extremely organized and detail-oriented, but more so, I am resourceful, a self-starter, and a quick learner; who always exceeds expectations

Work History

Work History

Tour Manager

Stroudavarious Records & Bama Jam Records
  • Supervised a 20-person crew and managed daily itineraries on a 36-stop, nationwide concert tour.
  • Proved ability to deal with a wide range of individuals in a stressful and time-sensitive environment.
  • Managed tour finances, coordinated travel arrangements, and distributed “per-diems” to crew members.
  • Prepared band’s merchandise for display, tracked inventory, and secured Soundscan signatures at each venue.
  • Formulated detailed evaluation reports at the end of each show.

Marketing Manager

Soundload Music
  • Created business plan and investor presentations to obtain funding for this new and innovative company.
  • Handle time sensitive paperwork and manage setting up customer accounts from start to finish.
  • Deliver appropriate marketing material to third party companies, websites, and bloggers.
  • Maintain and update profiles on social networks and set up videos for release to online partners.
  • Design Keynote presentations for sales teams.

Executive/Personal Assistant

Patchwerk Recording Studios, owned by retired NFL player Bob Whitfield
  • Enabled CEO to become more productive by handling a wide array of personal and executive tasks.
  • Maintained strict confidentiality with sensitive information, financial documents, and personal matters.
  • Improved efficiency by organizing mounds of paperwork into a confidential, detail-oriented filling system.
  • Screened phone calls, tracked invoices, prepared e-mails, and created new processes.
  • Successfully created and executed a new music marketing partnership with Crown Royal.

Office Manager

The Graveyard Tavern
  • Analyzed product need and frequency, which cut spending and simplified the tracking of beer and liquor inventory.
  • Successfully boosted food sales by motivating wait staff to promote new menu to their social networks.
  • Elevated day-to-day productivity by upgrading computer system and training management to use new software. 
  • Created social networking profiles and coordinated viral campaigns to increase attendance at special events.
  • Generated weekly payroll using Quickbooks.
  • High-volume bartender on the weekends.

Education

Education
Mar 2001 - Apr 2004

Bachelors of Arts

Augusta State University

Skills

Skills

Basic HTML

Photoshop

Quickbooks

MS Office [Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook]

Skilled in Apple iWork [Pages, Numbers, KeyNote]

Proficient using both Mac OSX and Windows