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Sales Marketing

Houston, Texas, United States
March 26, 2011

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Kimberly Taylor

*** *********** ***** *******, ** 77062 281-***-****

Meeting Planner

Highly motivated professional with more than ten-years of specialized experience in meeting planning services for a noted space science research institute serving a global community. Articulate communicator with a proven ability to plan and synchronize the essential details of multiple meetings in an efficient and resourceful manner. Regarded as dedicated and reliable with a personal commitment to high quality standards, integrity, and work ethic. Select qualifications encompass:

Logistical Planning and Coordination...Vendor-Contract Negotiation...Client Relations...Site Selection and Management...Budget Tracking and Reporting...Billing...Print Materials...Participant Recruitment

MicroSoftWord, Excel, Access, and Outlook.

Bachelor of Science, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas, 1988

Associate of Arts, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Perkinston, Mississippi, 1884

Professional Experience

Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) - Houston, Texas (Division of Universities Space Research Association)

1997 2010 Meeting Planner

Managed all logistical aspects of multiple meetings including site selection, contract negotiation, set-up/audio visual specifications, transportation, accommodations, and menu selection.

Served as direct point of contact for clients, vendors, and participants to ensure the smooth coordination of workshops and meetings from early phases of planning to post-meeting support.

Coordinated the scheduling and content of meeting products including announcements, abstract volumes, programs, publications and registration products.

Provided on-site administration and supervision of meetings.

Triton Systems, Inc., Long Beach, Mississippi

1995 1997 Marketing Projects Coordinator

Development and implementation of marketing plans designed to generate sales leads by advertising, press releases, trade shows and direct mail.

Coordinated the development and printing of all sales literature.

Managed the development of ads, brochures and direct mail with advertising agencies.

Responsible for all logistical arrangements associated with trade shows.

Supported company relations with distributors.

Organized internal company activities and events.

Created an employee recognition program.

Established and maintained vendor relationships with advertising agencies, printers, photographers and media.

Supervised two Marketing Projects Assistants.

Galveston Historical Foundation, Galveston, Texas

1994 1995 Events Director

1991 1994 Events Assistant

Produced two major community events: Dickens on The Strand and the Galveston Historic Homes Tour. Planned, supervised and directed all aspects of both events.

Prepared and administered event program budgets.

Solicited sponsors.

Collaborated with Public Relations Director to develop and produce all event collateral materials.

Managed volunteer program. Recruited, trained, and provided support to over 1,500 volunteers.

Promoted events through special appearances and public presentations.

Supervised two Event Assistants.

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