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Administrative Assistant

Location:
Jupiter, FL, 33458
Salary:
open
Posted:
November 22, 2009

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KAY OWENS

“… We are particularly appreciative of your assistance with a “sticky” situation created by another vendor. Your intervention helped turn a potential disaster into a manageable situation…”John Kunzman, Chairman, NIGP Partners

Professional Experience:

Florida Renaissance Festival 2002-2006 Sponsorship Sales/Community Liaison

Increased commitment of existing sponsors while aggressively seeking new vendors and sponsors. Three-step process involved cold and warm calling; writing and distributing proposal packages and personal presentations. Strengthened ties with community by creating and producing award winning projects such as “Knight of Nobility” and “the Broward Girl Scout/Fl.Ren.Fest. Patch Program”. Expanded audiences with creation of themed weekends. Developed ties with area attractions, festivals and cultural organizations. Wrote portion of monthly email newsletters. Represented group at networking and social events.

Starting Over Enterprises, a 501 C3 Organization 2000 - 2002

Director of Sales

Sought clients for the services of this employment based rehabilitation project. Taught participants decorating skills while supervising actual decorating jobs. (Organization rehabilitated by training participants to decorate for large fundraisers and special events.) Re-wrote hundred page decoration idea book. Scheduled pickup and coordinated eBay placement of donated items. Drafted financial papers involved in leasing of thrift store. Authored grants, proposals and weekly newsletter. Performed general administrative duties.

Florida Philharmonic Orchestra 1998 - 2000

Director of Special Events

Drafted from Development Department to head newly created department. Created and produced ancillary events for popular summertime program, Beethoven by the Beach. Efforts resulted in larger audiences for concerts, increased knowledge of orchestra in community and development of relationships with Sun-Sentinel, South Florida Theater of the Deaf, Museum of Art and more. Through grueling schedule of cold calling and logistical coordination, succeeded in launch of Community Tours, a series of 60 concerts in 60 locations over a period of 60 days.

“…Your optimism, ‘grace under fire’ and ability to get the job done regardless of the circumstances makes you an invaluable asset to the Florida Philharmonic...”

PeJay Ryan, Executive Director, Las Olas Association

P.O. Box 534 Phone 561-***-****

Jupiter, Florida 33458 Email: jvcxoi@r.postjobfree.com



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