I am interested in using this unique forum to connect with more experienced Special Events planners and coordinators. I would like the opportunity to learn from their professional experiences and points of view . Hopefully, learning from them will aid me in finding a job opportunity that allows me to utilize my artistic backg...
"Be like a duck. Calm on the surface but always paddling like the dickens underneath." -Micheal Caine
My dream job is working for a company which produces the type of events that I would want to go to. The events I would be a part of at such a company would be exciting and innovative and would allow me to be create memorable and genuinely fun events that are true to the client's vision and the company's point of view.
The Phillips Collection
August 2012 — March 2013
Assisted staff and public during daily tours and special events
Acted as professional representative of the museum to the public, answering visitors’ questions about the museum’s collection and history accurately and courteously.
Monitored the permanent collection as well as special exhibition galleries.
Enforced the museum’s policies both with the public and staff members.
Client Account Intern
October 2012 — December 2012
Managed the office’s front desk, assisting clients and staff with questions and requests.
Handled aspects of office management, including database updates and major projects
August 2011 — May 2012
Assisted students with questions or concerns about their student employment and helped them find solutions.
Helped to enter and maintain the employment records and payroll for all students currently employed by the university.
Hodges Taylor Art Consultancy
May 2011 — August 2011
Performed daily office tasks and gallery maintenance
Helped to prepare and to set up the gallery space for special events.
Responsible for logging and organizing incoming and outgoing inventory.
Assisted in creating PowerPoint presentations and portfolios for client consultations
Trillium Arts Centre
August 2010 — May 2011
Prepared and organized receptions for 4 fundraisers and 6 show openings, including food, entertainment, and a series of well-attended lectures.
Responsible for assisting customers with questions and art purchases.
Responsible for maintenance of database of donors and member artists.
Handled show planning, including: contacting artists and other organizations, receiving works of art, and hanging and prepping the art for showcase
Created publicity mailers and distributed press releases to local news outlets.
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Art History