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Work experience

Jan 2007Present

Assistant Manager

Corleones Italian Restaurant

-Trained in all aspects of day-to-day business operations including opening and closing duties

-Responsible for coordination, productivity, and management of 10-15 employees per shift

-Experienced with customer service, food preparation, and financial accountability

Apr 2012Apr 2013

Philanthropy Co-Director

Zeta Tau Alpha

-Instrumental in raising over $490,000 in the last four years for breast cancer education and awareness

-Create, delegate, and enforce event project deadlines to ensure best possible execution

-Coordinate volunteers, public relations correspondence, and awareness outreach

-Direct donation management, event coordination, budgeting, and revenue maximization

-Develop relationships, sponsorships, and events with community organizations and local businesses

-Create marketing plans, advertising, and promotional materials for all special events

-Coordinate and execute special events including the final show for an audience of over 5,000 people

May 2011Aug 2011

Event Planning Intern

Morris Country Club

-Assisted in all aspects of day-to-day business and operations including outings, banquets, and weddings

-Experienced with clients, contracts, catering, event set-up/appearance, and overall event monitoring

-Created, designed, and implemented a new and improved catering and events menu 


Aug 2009Present

Brian Lamb School of Communication

Purdue University

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Activities and Awards

Activities and Organizations

·      Boiler Gold Rush Alumni Organization Fundraising Chair          

·      Susan G. Komen 3-Day 60-mile walk participant personally raising over $2,300          

·      Boys and Girls Club of Lafayette weekly volunteer            

·      Interfraternity Council/Panhellenic Joint Judicial Board of Purdue Greek chapters                          

·      Purdue Office of Admissions volunteer tour guide    

·      Purdue University Dance Marathon participant          

Honors and Awards

·College of Liberal Arts Dean’s List and Semester Honors every semester (Fall 2009-present)

·Nominated for 2013 Outstanding Senior Student Award for the Brian Lamb School of Communication

·Nominated for Purdue Panhellenic Senior Scholarship Award for 2013

·Recipient of Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation Scholarship for 2011-2012 academic year

Contact Information

Please feel free to contact me in any of the following ways:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 815-685-8832

LinkedIn: Rochelle Claire

References are available upon request.