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Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Planner

Location:
West Hollywood, California, 90046, United States
Salary:
negotiable
Posted:
June 01, 2010
Email:
s42ycm@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
*********@***.***


AGNES ANDREA SZENASSY
**** *. ****** ***. #*. • WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA 90046
PHONE 213-***-**** • E-MAIL s42ycm@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SR. MARKETING ASSOCIATE LA INC. THE LOS ANGELES CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU
Los Angeles, CA
April 2009 – Present
*Work directly with the Sr. Vice President of Marketing and Sr. Director of Cultural Tourism with developing new
promotions, prepare PowerPoint presentations, and correspond with member hotels, museums, and The Mayor's
office to promote Los Angeles as a destination for corporate groups as well as individual travel.
*The liaison among all departments of Marketing which includes: Travel Trade, Cultural Tourism, Media,
Promotions/Advertising, Creative, International Offices , and Visitor Information Centers.
*Correspond with our international offices regarding (LAWA) Los Angeles World Airports as well as the Mayor's office
regarding city contracts and Green Certified programs.
*Supervise four Marketing Associates within our Los Angeles office.
*Maintain the Marketing budget for the Los Angeles and international offices.
*Update and maintain the Media and Special Promotions sections of the company's website.
*Reliable with deadlines, always prepared with perfect attendance.

SALES ASSOCIATE LA INC. THE LOS ANGELES CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU
Los Angeles, CA
November 2007 – April 2009
*Communicated with Director of Sales/Sales Managers from member hotels regarding status of groups selecting Los
Angeles for their meetings/events.
*Collaborated with three Directors remotely located in selling Los Angeles as a destination in achieving goals and
lead production in the Midwest,North, and Northeast regions.
*Prepared detailed sales leads that are distributed to member hotels/venues.
*Prepared bid books and PowerPoint presentations as a selling tool.
*Assisted with trade shows and customer events throughout the United States while maintaining the budget.
*Organized site visits with hotels and large venues for perspective clients future events.

MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT DUNA TRAVEL
West Hollywood, CA
November 2006 – October 2007
*Restructured the company's Business and SWOT analysis plans.
*Expanded upon international sales as a result of the strength of the Euro to boost sales by 20%.
*Developed a new budgetary plan for the year.
*Implemented a monthly goal system for employees and an incentive program.

SALES COORDINATOR RADISSON HOTEL LAX
Los Angeles, CA
November 2006 – September 2007
*Managed and maintained tour and travel groups of 200 or less.
*Assisted in planning activities for groups at Los Angeles attractions/venues.
*Managed FIT (Frequent Individual Travelers) reservations for corporate travelers.
*Prepared contracts and proposals for guest rooms and meeting spaces.
*Tracked and recorded all payments received by the hotel.

MARKETING DIRECTOR DUNA TRAVEL
West Hollywood, CA
September 2003 – November 2006
*As head of marketing, our department increased annual sales by 15%.
*Planned events for numerous occasions consisting of groups 20 or more .
*Oversaw and developed marketing budget and prepared quarterly financial reports.
* Presented at national and international trade shows in both English and Hungarian.
* Created marketing/advertising brochures for travel conventions and special promotions.

MARKETING COORDINATOR DUNA TRAVEL
West Hollywood, CA
September 2002 – August 2003
* Researched planning and organized promotional events to maintain loyal customers.
* Presented monthly profit margin, percentage of ticket sales, and upcoming promotional reports to the
Marketing Director.
* Personalized travel arrangements; guide tours for groups of 20 or more for international visitors to major
attractions and historical sites.

MARKETING ASSISTANT CONTINENTAL GRAPHICS
Los Angeles, CA
March 2000 – August 2002
* Assisted with graphic development for advertising campaigns for Boeing, Getty Museum, and Lockheed.
* Assisted Marketing Director and Marketing Coordinator with marketing promotions and advertising
campaigns.
* Prepared promotional reports for the company executives.

EDUCATION
Master in Business Administration conferred December 2003
Woodbury University Burbank, CA
Dean’s List Fall 2003

Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Minor in Marketing conferred May 2002
Woodbury University Burbank, CA
Dean’s List Fall 2001 and Spring 2002

PROFESSIONAL ABILITIES
* Strong project/plan management skills *Proficient in Meeting Broker
* Proficient in Microsoft Office *Proficient in Internet use and Outlook
* Proficient in Fidelio and Delphi *Bilingual English and Hungarian
* Excellent organizational skills *Team player
* Proficient in Aptify

CERTIFICATE
Yes I Can Training Radisson LAX
January 2007
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
* For You Network (Affiliate of National Association for Female Executives)
* Hungarian-American Synergy Benefit Fund (Organize fundraising events)