&#•••••; Project Oversight. Strong organizational skills with a determination to follow-through on efforts to achieve optimum results. Recognized for ability to develop and manage new projects with a track record of outstanding performance. Successfully coordinated various musical concerts hosted at church venue. Instrumental in development and marketing of new contemporary worship service.
&#•••••; Graphic Design. Responsible for graphic and copywriting work on numerous freelance projects including company logos, marquees, posters, brochures, invitations, business tags, etc. Also worked on direct mail campaigns and promotional advertising with responsibilities for copywriting, editing, and layout/design.
&#•••••; Computer Skills. Proficient in graphic design/production and word processing utilizing Quark Express, PhotoShop, PageMaker, Adobe Illustrator, WordPerfect, Lotus •••••, and Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint.
HERMITAGE HILLS BAPTIST CHURCH •••••/••••• •••••/•••••
&#•••••; Assistant to four Ministers for three separate Ministries. Maintain Event Schedule for all church activities and meetings. Create and Design weekly flyers & bulletins for Children, Students & Choir as well as special event programs and brochures for Worship, Students and Arts Academy. Monitor weekly attendance for all Worship rehearsals.
&#•••••; Responsible for data entry and reconciliation of weekly contributions. Handle payments and deposits for Arts Academy classes, Student and Worship Ministry trips, events and camps. Keep records of all transactions.
&#•••••; Other Administrative duties include: set-up of choir music, hand bells room, inventory of music catalog, and other miscellaneous administrative activities.
TWO RIVERS BAPTIST CHURCH •••••/••••• •••••/•••••
&#•••••; Design and create all promotional material including brochures, marquee signage, business cards, posters, banners, table tents, book covers, and all written advertising for newspapers, magazines, etc. Responsible for layout, graphics, writing/proofing and printing of two separate weekly bulletins provided to 3,•••••person membership covering traditional and contemporary services.
&#•••••; Negotiate contracts with radio, television, newspaper, magazine and other advertising venues.
&#•••••; Monitor church-wide printing supplies inventory and interdepartmental billing. Oversee maintenance contracts and personnel use of multiple copiers, plotter, cutter, folder and computers in Communications Center.
&#•••••; Attend department head planning meetings regarding special promotions and events. Headed up events team to coordinate various musical concerts hosted by Two Rivers including the Katinas and Casting Crowns. Serve on the production team for the churchs Passion Play recruiting and organizing volunteers, soliciting vendor donations, creating promotional material and assisting with set design/construction.
GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT ••••• •••••
Group Reservations Manager/Opryland Hotel Convention Center
&#•••••; Supervised overall operational preparations for all group bookings including contract negotiation, deposits, room blocks, rooming lists and special requests. Attended pre-planning and pre-convention meetings for assigned groups and worked closely with planners on VIP arrangements. Monitored productivity of call center staff to ensure top-notch customer service in an efficient and
Professional manner. Provided resolution to escalated customer issues as needed.
&#•••••; Other hotel experience includes: guest services agent, SWAT (Superior Work Action Team) agent, and reservations supervisor.
AIRTOUCH CELLULAR ••••• •••••
Customer Service/Order Processing
EAU CLAIRE PRESS CO./LEADER-TELEGRAM ••••• •••••
Compositor/Computer Operator (•••••)
Special Publications Representative (•••••)
Dispatch Supervisor (•••••)
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE •••••
Bachelor of Arts - Journalism/Advertising
Communications, Marketing, Publicity, Public Relations, Promotions