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Manager Social Media

Richmond, California, United States
March 15, 2019

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Over ** years experience in business and social communication, educational design and implementation, and event planning and execution. Proven ability to work with a diverse constituency and within a variety of departmental and organizational contexts. A true team player who takes initiative and provides top-notch results.

Communications expert

Project Manager

Proven long-term project success

Adept in measurable, goal-driven results

High-level educator

Technologically adaptive

Excellent event management architect

Diversity specialist


Events and Facilities Coordinator 2015-Present

Solano Cellars / 1580 Solano Ave, Albany 94707 / 510-***-**** /

Managed various wine events including creating, promoting, running, and executing all necessary aspects to ensure a successful and profitable event. This included creating event theme and focus, interfacing with wine reps, writing copy, ensuring intra-business communication, and various marketing channels. Initiated and executed patron interactions on both the retail floor and the wine bar, which involved knowing how to ask the right questions, navigate challenging linguistic variations, and incorporating creative and improvisational solutions. Assist with website data management.

Adjunct Professor – Business Communications 2013-2017

College of Business / San Francisco State University / 415-***-**** /

Responsible for course design and execution for Business 300: Business Communication, a course that fulfills a requirement for business majors, as well as the University-wide Graduate Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR). The class focuses on the hands-on application of business communication fundamentals through real-life assignments designed to help students become assertive, confident, articulate communicators within a business context. In addition to the many faceted responsibilities of running a course, other duties and responsibilities include student mentoring, participation in larger course-wide restructuring, and other College and Departmental administrative activities.

Adjunct Professor – Humanities 2012-2017

Arts & Cultural Studies / Berkeley City College / 510-***-**** /

Responsible for the creation and execution of a number of courses within the Humanities sub-department. General duties include, but are not limited to: syllabus creation; writing and delivering all lectures; completing all grading; office hours; and student mentoring. Over five different courses taught, primarily in-class, with one semester hybrid, and one semester online. In all courses, there is a consideration of historical, cultural, and political moment of creation, creator’s background, and our 21st century perspective in the reading of these artworks. Film studies courses include covering film history, film theory, film genres, auteurs, film language and analysis, and any other aspect of film from a non-practice perspective. General art appreciation and cultural studies courses that cover formal analysis of various art forms, and the incorporation of various critical lenses: race, gender, class, and queer theories.

Adjunct Professor – Performance Studies 2012-2014

Theater, Dance, & Performance Studies / UC Berkeley / 510-***-**** /

Responsibilities here are similar to the above adjunct positions. The differences lie in course content: Theater of American Cultures (TDPS 25AC) covers multifaceted performance media from theater, to performance art, to film, protest, and beyond. Again, similar to courses taught at other institutions, there is a consideration of historical, cultural, and political moment of creation, creator’s background, and our 21st century perspective in the reading of these artworks. Reading & Composition (R1A & R1B): content, theme, and focus can vary considerably (and has); student-learning outcome is to improve written communication skills.

Events Manager & Marketing Associate 2011-2014

ARGCO / 5816 Dryden Place, Suite 101, Carlsbad 92008 / 800-***-**** /

Managed media relations and general logistics for all trade shows, including serving as point of contact for the hosting organizer, ensuring a professional booth appearance, and greeting all attending persons. Maintained social media outlets, such as Facebook and Twitter. Cultivated industry contacts and made contact, and developed relationships with potential clients.

Program Assistant 2009-2010

Education Department / San Francisco Opera / 415-***-**** /

Assisted in the growth and development of the then fledgling Education Department. Implemented standard protocols and authored relevant documents. Served as point of contact and liaison between the Opera, educators, artists, to ensure the successful execution of educational experiences both on school sites and at the War Memorial Opera House. Managed, planned, and assisted with regular professional development events.

Volunteer Work – Event Coordination

Committee Member and Event Host 2014-present

Friends of the Cerrito Theater / El Cerrito, CA

Conference Planning Committee Member 2008-2009

Queer Bonds Conference / UC Berkeley

Lead Conference Coordinator 2007-2008

Dance Under Construction X UC Berkeley

Graduate Student Coordinator 2007

Continuous Bodies Symposium / UC Berkeley

Conference Participant: Organizer, Panel Chair, & Speaker 2004-2014

Various International, National, and Regional Conferences


PhD Performance Studies, emphasis in Film Studies UC Berkeley 2011

BA Music and English (Double Major) UC Berkeley 2000

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