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Administrative Assistant

New York, NY, 10025
August 06, 2012

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To earn a position as an Administrative Assistant- Special Events


California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Bachelor of Science, Earth Sciences; June 2011

Concentration, Geosciences Teaching; Minor, Anthropology-Geography


San Diego Coastkeeper, San Diego, CA Aug 2011- Jan 2012, Contracted


Educated and coordinated outreach materials and presentations for Coastkeeper’s advocacy programs

Communications for Coastkeeper- public speaking engagements and media spokesperson

Assisted in website maintenance, blogging, fundraising, event planning and executive community events

California Coastal Cleanup Day September 2011

Event Co-coordinator

Supervised organization of largest volunteer event in San Diego, with over 7,500 volunteers

Secured sponsors to reach budgeting goals tracked and maintained records of all purchases

Coordinated activities and press at a large media site with over 400 attendees

The Gender Equity Center, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA Nov. 2010- June 2011

Events Coordinator

Coordinated events in support of educating Cal Poly and local community on gender equity

Provided resources for students on sexual related issues/concerns for equity and social justice

Answered e-mails, wrote correspondence, established and facilitated meetings for events

Community Theatre February 2011

Event Coordinator

Oversaw organization of 3 day play which catered to over 900 attendees

Raised over $13000 which was donated to local women’s shelters and programs

Solicited corporate event sponsors and obtained over $2,000 in auction item donations

Student Life & Leadership Collaboration May 2011

Events Coordinator

Planned a week of events for educating the community about gender, race and sexuality issues

Managed a 15 member planning committee which included all Student Life and Leadership

Community Fundraiser May 2011

Event Coordinator

Initiated and organized fundraiser for local family whose daughter was in ICU since birth

Succeeded in raising over $15,000 where 100% of proceeds went directly to the family

Obtained over $2,500 in donated items for raffle and silent auction

Nucci’s Italian Restaurant, San Luis Obispo, CA Dec. 2010- June 2011


Provided lunch and dinner service to patrons at upscale Italian restaurant

Obtained orders, served meals, set and cleared tables, prepared check and processed payments

Assured the highest standards of customer and food service

San Luis Obispo High School, San Luis Obispo, CA June 2009- March 2010

Teacher’s Aide

Volunteered time and assistance in a high school classroom setting

Interacted with teachers and students

Prepared materials for lesson plans and assisted with science labs for students

Petit Soleil Bed and Breakfast, San Luis Obispo, CA June 2008- March 2009

Guest Receptionist

Greeted and checked in and checked out guests, handled all billing transactions

Responsible for answering phones, responding to e-mail and telephone inquiries; made reservations

Welcomed and interacted with a diverse range of guests from around the world

Served as hostess and concierge while informing guests about local attractions

Ensured that visitors felt comfortable and welcomed


Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Microsoft Outlook

Excellent computer, networking and organizational skills

Reliable and honest, timely and consistent

Excellent verbal and written communications skills

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