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Program Support Specialist Resume

Concord, NC

Summary Statement
Outgoing self-starter with extensive marketing, promotions, event planning, management, logistics and public speaking experience seeking long-term position. Demonstrated success in all aspects of project management for nationally recognized entertainment clients. Directly responsible for developing and implementing promotional campaigns, budgets, schedules and sales strategies.

Professional Experience

Confidential,Charlotte, NC (7/09-present)
SVP, Director of Community Affairs - Created/handled all aspects of Promotional Tours for 501 (c) 3 charitable organization. Helped design and implement regulations, standards and expectations of non-profit from inception. Volunteer Coordinator and Team Lead of the Community Relations Department.

Confidential,Wilmington, NC (7/08-1/09)
Program Support Specialist - Collaborated with Events and Conference Director to support and plan various events and campus functions. Performed
administrative and registration duties as needed.

Confidential,Wilmington, NC (6/06-2/07)
Contemporary Marketing Team - Developed and implemented creative marketing efforts to increase sales of product lines in the Greater Wilmington area via promotional activities. Managed weekly/monthly schedules, recaps, stock orders, and budgets for CMT program. Increased consumer loyalty/sales by 17 percent.

Contract Employment (4/01-12/08)
Event Producer/Tour Manager -Consultant/Independent Contractor to various clients (including but not limited to The P.G.A., N.A.S.C.A.R., Animal Planet, Radio Shack, Hasbro & Kimberly-Clark) for numerous promotional marketing events/tours in which I traveled to specific territories performing a variety of job functions.

Brand Ambassador,Neenah, WI - Traveled nationwide and acted as main Liaison between Manpower, Kimberly-Clark at national trade shows.
Assistant Tour Manager, Confidential, Redondo Beach, CA -Planned, managed and executed all aspects of the Radio Shack Red Chair Tour for Arnold Worldwide Inc. increasing sales by 23 percent in the Southwestern US.

Co-Tour Manager, Confidential, Redondo Beach, CA - Acted as main contact between Hasbro, Arnold and theater venues nationwide for the Hasbro Shout About Movies Tour for Arnold Worldwide Inc.Increased sales of DVD series by 19 percent overall.

Tour Manager, Confidential, Boston, MA -Organized and managed all aspects of the Close Moments Listerine Pocket Pack Sampling Tour interacting with market managers & brand ambassadors. Increased market share of product in select cities by 6 percent.

Tour Manager/Emcee, Pierce Promotions and Event Management, Portland, ME- Acted as principal liaison between Coleman, WAL*MART and Pierce Promotions executing the national Coleman Camp WAL*MART Tour. Increased Coleman sales in regional WAL*MART stores by 11 percent.

Event Producer/Tour Emcee, Confidential, St. Louis, MO- Traveled nationwide with the Animal Planet Expo Tour presented by Discovery Network constructing and executing large-scale expo and theater at weekly shows. Increased brand awareness for The Discovery Network by 4 percent nationwide.

Event Manager, Confidential, Chicago, IL - Trained/supervised 35 individuals for various responsibilities while flying weekly with the N.A.S.C.A.R. Circuit.

Special Event Marketer, Confidential, Charlotte, NC -Followed the P.G.A./Senior P.G.A. Tour managing multiple vendor boothsat various tournaments.

Internship (5/99-8/99)

Confidential, Brevard, NC
Public Relations and Marketing Intern - Organized PSA's, media lists, CorporateSponsorships and created weekly showcases. Streamlined marketing efforts while increasing ticket sales by 14 percent for the season.

Career Development
Video Spokesperson for various clients of Confidential, based in Raleigh, NC (6/09)
Volunteer for Work on Wilmington, LLS of Wilmington, Cabarrus Arts Council and Crescent Heights Retirement Home (3/11)
Voiceover Boot camp for developing strength in voice technique (2/05)
Certified in North Carolina Effective Teaching Training (ETT) and NC substitute teacher (1/02)

Special Skills
Certified in Basic First Aid and Adult, Child and Infant CPR
Proficient in Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe CS4 Suite, various Social Media platforms and numerous other computer programs
Competent with digital photography, green screen technology, audio/video editing and production lighting
Experience driving "bumper-pull" trailers, 24 foot box/straight trucks and stretched limousines
Broad performance background including musical instruments, acting, public speaking and voice over work

Education
NC / Bachelor of Science

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