Samantha Paterson

Work experience

Work experience
Oct 2010 - Oct 2014

General Manager

ACT Squash Association
General Manager Management of day to day operations of association activities Oversee management of Woden Squash Centre Prepare monthly Board Meetings Implement strategic plan for the sport Financial management of association Government Grant applications and acquittals Liaise with International, National and State Governing bodies Liaise and build relationships with stakeholders locally and nationally Staff and volunteer management
Mar 2010 - Sep 2012

Event Director

Australian Open Squash Championships
Event Director Day to day Administration AO Liaison: National Convention Centre, Squash ACT Board, Australian Defence Force Squash, Sponsors, Players and Attendees Management of Championship Reception Management and monitoring of ticketing and event bookings Management of newsletters and email marketing for Championships Contact for Media, Partners and Sponsors Management of entertainment bookings Liaise with suppliers for Gala Dinner, Welcoming Cocktail Party and VIP Lounge Management of Volunteers Accommodation bookings Satisfaction Surveys Monitoring of budget expenditure Maintaining OHS standards
2009 - 2010

Conference Assistant

Quality Hotel
Conference Assistant Woden ACT Administration of conferences/functions Setup preparation of conference and event rooms Liaising with clients Attending to enquiries Monitoring of conferences/events Meet and greet clients
2007 - 2008


Event Photographers Adelaide
Receptionist Attending to customer enquiries Process orders Process credit card, Cheque and money order payments Online banking entry of credit card payments Data entry Responding to emails Sort and distribute mail
2005 - 2007

Marketing Merchandiser

Canberra) (Adelaide) Marketing Merchandiser Marketing Australia
2000 - 2002

Assistant Manager

Heathfield Estate Port Elliot
Assistant Manager Daily operations of property Meet and greet guests Property inspections Organisation and setup of functions Overseeing cleaning, maintenance and gardening staff Interviewing and recruitment of staff Banking Accommodation and function bookings Scheduling guest arrivals and departures _


2004 - 2007


2001 - 2002

Victor Harbor Institute of Tafe