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Social Media Administrative Assistant

Oxnard, California, United States
April 07, 2018

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Joseph Benjamin

Los Angeles, CA ***** • 213-***-**** •

Events Management / Publicity/ Business Development

Goal-oriented and energetic events management, publicity and business development professional; six years of proven success planning and managing events, business development, communications and public relations activities. Self-motivated and highly organized with demonstrated ability to manage large and small events and projects, from start to finish. Aptly skilled in social media and marketing, proven experience handling sensitive, confidential matters and materials with utmost discretion. Talent for building cohesive teams with strong problem-solving skills, able to manage time-sensitive projects and meet challenging deadlines, within budget.

Core Skills& Competencies:

Social Media Management

Publicity & Public Relations


Budget Management

Events Project Management

Social Media Marketing

Innovative Business Development

Client Relationship Management

Event Planning

Customer Relationship

Team Building & Leadership

Customer Service

Professional Work Experience


Publicist / Digital Marketing Manager, 2010 – 2016

Generated publicity while managing operations for three nightclubs; oversaw media relations and assisted with direct marketing initiatives and promotional activities. Developed, organized, planned and promoted a range of large-scale events. Maintained files for inventory, resources, selections of facilities and equipment available for use in staging events, and prepared and managed budgets for events. Arranged security and advised on health and safety issues; ensured adequate tasks and resources allocation for all events; completed events successfully, on time and within budget.

Planned and executed successful publicity and social media campaigns for high-profile clientele, including Grammy events, music festivals Lollapalooza and Coachella, the Teen Vogue Young Hollywood Awards and After Party, and cotillion balls in Paris and Milan.

Effectively managed project initiatives and created new event themes/concepts, managing high-value projects with budgets totaling up to $150M, for up to 850K total attendees.

Utilized expert-level marketing knowledge to review event needs and source potential event venues/ locations; created promotional material events and distributed to target audiences.

Developed successful retail strategies: Provided digital media marketing research and strategy for SBE initiatives; helped to retain lucrative clients.

Improved organizational effectiveness; assisted with onboarding of several new clients.

VIP CONCIERGE, Los Angeles, California

Event Management, 2011 – 2015

Managed events and social media marketing while serving as administrative assistant for three executives; worked with internal and external departments on a variety of projects, spearheading all social media marketing campaign for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc. Prepared and maintained executive’s business and personal schedules/calendars; answered all incoming calls, assisted with travel arrangements and personal errands for high profile clientele.

Coordinated special meeting and projects for account executives; handled client requests, managed tickets sales for special events, including the Grammys, BET Awards, and more.

Facilitated arrangements for momentous staff holiday party on short notice; created successful event for 5,000 attendees, on a very low budget.

Professional Work Experience

Master of Science in Digital Public Relations, (Currently in progress)

Full Sail University, Online

Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Merchandising, 2010

Academy of Art University

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