Professional Summary

Tanya S. Meyers is a professional communicator and event planner with over seven years of experience in the not-for-profit, healthcare, entertainment, and business marketing industries.Her greatest strength is her ability to transform vision into reality. As a marketing consultant, she is known for her ability to utilize community relations and digital media tactics to create emotionally stimulating communications campaigns and supporting collateral.Tanya takes your message and uses her methods to create one GREAT story!

Work History

Work History

PR Rep/ Event Coordinator

EO/ Jazz & Company Entertainment
  • Wrote press releases for major events including Nikki’s MTV Super Sweet 16
  • Sent thank-you letters to all clients, setting up meetings between clients, DJ’s, and MC’s
  • Contacted hotels, venues, clients, and all other participants involved in the party preparation process
  • Produced creative ideas for events and parties
  • Used DJ Webmin reservation software to schedule events and keep clients records organized
May 2009 - Present

Social/ Corporate Intern

ME Productions
  • Assisting event designers in the social and corporate departments by writing proposals for Bar/ Bat Mitzvahs, Weddings and Fontainebleau clients, managing the company database, making sales calls, preparing worksheets for all other departments such as floral and production, creating personalized event ideas for clients and organizing the needs of sales managers.
  • Operating the Goldmine databasing and inventory system to make sales calls, organize leads, create and execute activity lists and maintain the proper history of clients
May 2009 - Nov 2009

PR & Logistics Coordinator

Chef & Events by Monica
  • Building the start-up business by creating the marketing & digital media plan and business plan, designing the website concept, developing a mission statement and organizing all of the logistical details
  • Developing event concepts, writing proposals, formatting menus and booking parties, cooking classes and dinners
  • Organizing networking schedule based on local events and opportunities with local vendors and venues
Aug 2009 - May 2009

VP of Chapter Development & Finance

Public Relations Student Society of America
  • Coordinated and oversaw all Chapter Development activities such as the creation of an annual lecture series entitled: “Hear it from the Experts!!!”, community service, chapter and national history education, scholarships and awards, chapter meeting coordination and the “Mock-Networking Scenarios Competition.”
  • Showed leadership by being a member of the first full board for the FIU PRSSA chapter within a five year period. Worked with this board to develop creative recruitment efforts and increase membership from five to 60 members within a six month period.
  • Developed and organized an original budget by determining necessary budgeting details such as event needs, national and regional convention allowances and collateral expenses
  • Oversaw all sponsorship and fundraising coordination
  • Created, developed and set precedents for the first Integrated Communications Council/ FIU PRSSA event planning team
May 2008 - Aug 2008

PR/ Publicity Director

Georgia Sports Foundation
  • Aided in the preparation of events for the 2008 Georgia State Olympic Games
  • Coordinated of all media and public relations, including development, website management, distribution, and editing of all news releases, PSA's, flyers, newsletters, registration forms and all other media inquires
  • Took initiative to interview Evander Holyfield that led to the newsletter cover story and took place at his mansion
  • Synchronized all statistical information

Education

Education
Jan 2006 - Present

Mass Communications

http://journalism.fiu.edu/
  • Currently pursuing a bachelors degree in mass communications with a concentration in public relations and a minor in dance.
  • After graduating in December 2009, I will be moving back to Tampa, FL to pursue a career in the hospitality and communications industry.
Aug 2004 - Dec 2006

Mass Communications

University of South Florida
  • Before transferring to Florida International University, I attended USF where I started as a Psychology major and then switched to a major in Pre-Mass Communications
  • As a dance minor at USF, I trained with John Parks, Katurah Robinson and Mary Lynn Morris

Sales & Events Continued

Leadership/ Teamwork

Entrepreneurship