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Learning and Development Project Manager

Location:
Austin, TX
Posted:
November 04, 2019

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LINDSAY ZINKE

**** ********** ****, ***** ****, TX 78665 704-***-****

Email: adaq94@r.postjobfree.com

EXPERIENCE

HCBC, Austin, TX March 2019-Present

Communications Project Coordinator

Responsible for managing small- and large-scale communication projects.

§ Manage campus-wide initiative to market the mission, vision, values, and pathway to its 8,000+ members

§ Manage and enforce the project timeline for implementing a Financial Peace University initiative in the Round Rock, Cedar Park, Brushy Creek, and Leander areas.

§ Create and implement the project plan for a campus-wide story submission strategy

§ Train all departments on utilizing the company website

§ Act as main point of contact for all departments for communication and marketing needs

§ Oversee all projects that run through the communications team and ensure on-time completion and success

§ Act as main point of contact to outside vendors for small- and large- scale orders and design projects CVENT, Austin, TX August 2018-March 2019

Project Lead, Enterprise Events

Responsible for the planning and implementation of cutting-edge event technology to enhance client events.

§ Provide on-site technical support regarding RFID, session scanning, and registration which includes 40-50% travel

§ Train clients on best-practices with utilizing the event software to best reach their target attendees and reporting needs

§ Work with client prior to the event to assess technological needs to enhance their event and attendee satisfaction

§ Act as liaison between client and networking team to ensure needs are met

§ Oversee RFID monitoring, reporting, and functionality to ensure accurate data is being collected

§ Build out equipment onsite such as overhead truss, hallway readers, RFID mats, and registration stations CONFERENCEDIRECT, Charlotte, NC April 2012-August 2018 Client Success Manager, Key Accounts

Responsible for leading the Key Account team in managing ConferenceDirect's most high-profile clients.

§ Manage team responsible for overseeing all assigned “high-touch,” biggest revenue, or most complicated clients

§ Mentor and train Account Coordinators assigned to the Key Accounts Team

§ Create and implement a new training process for all incoming Project Leads which was then utilized by other departments within the company

§ Assist with sales calls as the software product expert to sell and explain the different systems used and what would best work for the client’s needs

§ Act as main point of contact for all event escalation situations, including conversations with company board members and executives

§ Continuously problem solve and utilize critical thinking for issues that may arise while maintaining a seamless project for the client and attendee experience

§ Work around event system limitations to construct websites to the clients’ desired workflow

§ Maintain communication with sales team and contract team to ensure up-to-date quotes and information are relayed to the team

§ Build relationships with vendors to develop and maintain upcoming projects, on-sites, contracts, etc. Senior Client Success Project Lead

Responsible for the creation, maintenance, and completion of projects with local and global clients.

§ Work directly with the client contact for project management from website creation to post-event closure

§ Maintain knowledge of cutting-edge event technologies such as computers and software, printers, scanners, lead retrieval, RFID, session scanning, mobile apps, etc.

§ Assist the Director of Registration and Event Technology and Senior Manager with the growth and development of Project Leads including hiring, training, reviewing, and creating goals and objectives

§ Conduct training courses on our different systems for clients and their staff

§ Consistently utilize and maintain familiarity with over three different registration systems at a given time

§ Act as main point of contact for registration flow and technology for events involving on-site support

§ Act as initial point of contact for team questions and issues along with first-level escalation for client complaints

§ Manage and oversee events with 600 – 50,000 attendees

§ Maintain relationships with additional contractors for on-site technology and assistance 2

§ Act as the onsite contact for the client during the event including ensuring equipment functionality and supervising/training temp staff which includes roughly 20% travel

§ Create websites and registration forms using html and css coding

§ Creating Standard Operating Procedures for the registration and event technology department as well as turn over documentation and enhancing the project plan templates for more efficient information

§ Have thorough knowledge of all accounts on the registration and event technology team, over 50 events at a given time, in order to fill in for the Senior Manager in her absence

§ Assist clients with creating and updating marketing to increase attendance

§ Supervise the Project Leads and assist the Senior Manager in assigning new clients

§ Conduct weekly meetings with the Project Leads to discuss account status, workload, and questions and concerns

§ Complete all duties as assigned to Project Leads for personally assigned projects

§ Conduct training for all Project Managers and call center employees EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA GREENSBORO, Greensboro, NC August 2007 – December 2011 Degree: BA in Hospitality and Tourism Management; concentration in Hotel and Restaurant Management Minor: Business Administration

AWARDS

2016 Housing and Registration Project Manager of the Year ConferenceDirect SOFTWARE

Salesforce, Aventri, ADP, Concur, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Pro, Cvent, Lanyon, MemberSuite, Passkey, inContact, Trello, Basecamp, Arena, Wix, and Word Press SKILLS

Training, Customer Service, Project Management, Software Utilization, Coaching, Public Speaking, Management, International Relations, Communication, Team Building, Multi-tasking VOLUNTEERING

HILL COUNTRY BIBLE CHURCH

§ Manage socials and events along with welcoming guests to the Singles Ministry

§ Act as point of contact for the Austin Singles Rally

§ Assist in the planning and organization of “Operation Christmas Child” for the Singles Ministry

§ Act as main point of contact for multiple small groups during the HCBC “Small Group Connect” event



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