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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 experience

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

Mar 2001Apr 2004

Bachelors of Arts

Augusta State University

References

Brenda Cook

Bob Whitfield

Trey Wilson

Kim Mohr

Portfolio

Portfolio

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