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Yolanda's Profile

Experience Summary

I am a African American female with a Associates. I am very loquacious and enthusiastic about things most of the time. I enjoy working as a Ambassador learning new things and working with people. I have the ability to work well by myself or with others. And, a very professional speaking voice. I like various kinds of music from classical to experimental. I like finding out and learning new things. I enjoy different types of media and am currently learning how to use graphic programs on the Mac. I am relearning Spanish and starting to get a little better with spoken Japanese. I have successfully sold products and worked for various companies exceeding the sales goals. I have run a successful small catering group for fan run Sci-fi Conventions and independent coffee houses. I have worked with various charity groups in my area and helped to plant a community garden last year. I have raise a few sets of abandoned kittens and found them good homes, i have two of them myself. I helped teach a woman's self-defense course with my martial arts class for a local mom group. I have learned how to do some Molecular Gastronomy. I walk for the March of Dimes every year. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Skills

Other Skills

Cooking and food prep at the 2014 International Auto Show in Detroit MI. As well as various cooking skills in many cuisines.

Languages

First language: English

Extra Information

  • Assistant Event Manager

    Sept. 12, 2008 Team Lead for the Seinfeld Campus Tour at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. I worked as a liason between staffing company and client. I learned different areas of the footprint and worked with staff to achieve customer expectations. Located team through out the footprint, completed staff paperwork, took photos for main office of event and various other duties. Oct 17-19, 2008 Assistant Event Manager Celsius Free Press Marathon-Cobo Hall Worked out delivery and product arrangements with Cisco the in house Food Service company. Set-up table and company branding. Picked up missing supplies and checked in staff. Maned and training of staff for working at booth. Organized distribution and refill areas as well as other managerial duties.

  • Auditing

    2005-current. I have audited mall promotions for Discover Card at various malls in MI. Also promotions in stores for clients such as Dannon, AMC Theaters, Starbucks,and other products for mystery shopping companies. I have Audited promotions for various companies to help with quality control. I have also worked with mystery shopping agencies to audit various stores.

  • Brand Ambassador

    Various brand items from Newton Message pad, and other electronics like Cannon printers and high end cameras to food, free cellphones and liquor promotion for Diego brands. Indoor and street team.

  • Chef

    1999-2004 I provided specialty baked goods to independent coffee houses as well as community concert venues. I catered the entertainers meals for concerts and specialty food needs at fan run Sci-fi conventions.

  • Concerts & Sports Event

    Hershey Final-Four Tiger Stadium - Brand Ambassador Passed out candies to game participants as well as crowds entering and leaving the building. Aug 30 - Sept 1, 2008 Celsius Detroit International Jazz Festivals - Brand Ambassador Told people about the unique fat burning properties of drink and energy boost naturally. Sampled patrons as well as wrangled them in the crowd. Passed out product information and store coupons. Aug 6, 2008 NBA Jam Van - Brand Ambassador Rebounded lose basketballs and maned a game booth. Convinced kids to shoot mini baskets to win Wrigley's and Craisins. Told kids and guardian's benefits of healthy snacks.

  • Costume and Character

    Wrangler

  • Data Capture

    MLB onTBS Juy 5-13, 2008 Texas on Tour - Brand Ambassador Data capture at various interactive events with the use of hand held digital technology. Sept. 12, 2008 Seinfeld Campus Tour-Team Lead- Wayne State University I also captured student information for companies sponsoring for the tour and giving out a flash drive premium to participants.

  • Demonstration

    Serta Mattress -Product Specialist Told people about the benefits of Serta products and help guide sales at Sam's Club Aug 29, 08 M&M Premiums candy Introduced the new candy product to customers through sampling at Meijer's Wanchi Ferry/Macaroni Grill Promoted sales through talking to customers about product in Kroger's and giving out coupons. Flat Earth Crisps Giving out samples and stating the qualities of the product to customers at Kroger Turkey Hill Ice Cream Giving out samples of product and coupons to customers to drive sales. Enjoy Life gluten free products Kerry Gold Dairy Products

  • Exhibitions

    Texas on Tour - Co-Spokesperson for the Kayak interactive water tour as well as the Prairie portion of the tour. Job was to explain the interactive portions, seat customers and data capture. Adult Swim's William Street Fair Tour-U of M - Brand Ambassador Run the Xavier Booth, stock prize products, help at the other various games and booths for break time. Take photos as well as costume wrangler. Seinfeld Campus Tour - Team Lead Act as liason between promo company and tour. Check in Ambassadors and brief with duties and help Data Capture.

  • Flyering

    Downtown Detroit and local suburban cities.

  • Greeter / Host(ess)

    PNC Learning Adventure Greeted children and walked them into the tour as well as greeting at and running the learning station. April 3 - Nov 2011

  • Health & Beauty Demo

    Olay products at Costco Axe Angel

  • In Store Demonstrator

    Department store, grocery, electronic and Warehouse Clubs.

  • Mall Events

    Novi,MI Tel-12 Mall 2010- American Express and Delta Airlines points, Troy, MI 2010 Oakland Mall - Got milk

  • Merchandising

    Books for Levy Entertainment at Meijers, Groceries and candy at C-stores and major grocery chains

  • Merchandising (Plan O Gram)

    Grocery resets all isles

  • Mystery Shopping

    Sports bars, ice cream shops, fast-food, fine dinning and Jewelry.

  • Presenting

    t Texas on Tour

  • Roadshows

    Clothing, Natural Cleaners

  • Sales

    Personal business selling at farmers markets or for others at local events

  • Sampling

    Food and beverages

  • Set Up / Labor

    No

  • Technology

    Computers, Cameras, and Printers at Department store and electronics stones like Best Buy

  • Tradeshows / Conferences

    Creakside Creamery Costco Roadshow -Butter Maiden (farm girl petticoat dress) Smiling and promoting the companies flavored butters.

  • Bar Tender

    Mixed and served various mixed drinks at private parties. Also took a Bartender and Server course at Color's thru Restaurant Opportunities Center in Detroit MI. Passed course.

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    Basic Microsoft and Mac OS

  • Public Speaking

    Speaking as a SpokesModel for various comppanies and products. Presentation of items and rides aa with many details such as with Texas on Tour, Detroit Soup, Enjoy life and Illy products as well as teaching a Southern Food Class and various speaking occassions

  • Wait Staff

    Training in highend dinning servive and bartending at Color's in Detroit MI through. Restaurant Oportunities Center. Certificate available

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