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I am an outgoing woman who enjoy networking. I enjoy bowling, swimming, play tennis, horseback riding, fishing, shooting pool, singing and enjoy meeting people. February 2013-February 2013 Washington, DC Charmed Production Imperial Liquor Liquor Model/Bulldog Gin November 2012-November 2012 Fayetteville, NC The Eleven Agency Brand Ambassador Nest Café Dolce Gusto Sears • Primary duties to approach patrons to taste various flavors of coffee • Set up and break down • Demo coffee machine • Make sale • Inventory of supplies Complete on line call report after event May 2012-May 2012 Arlington, VA BPI Marketing Brand Ambassador Quinoa (Road Show) Costco • Primary function to approach patrons and encourage samples • Education customer about product • Make sale • Maintain inventory stock May 2012 May 2012 Fayetteville, NC The Eleven Agency Brand Ambassador Nest Café Dolce Gusto Sears • Primary duties to approach patrons to taste various flavors of coffee • Set up and break down • Demo coffee machine • Make sale • Inventory of supplies • Complete on line call report after event March 2012-March 2012 Fayetteville, NC Team Marketing Kellogg’s Frosted Flake (Walmart) Costume Charter /Keebler Elf • Primary duties was walk around entire store waving • Smiling while BA take pictures of me with children and patrons August 2011-August 2011 Fayetteville, NC The Eleven Agency Soda Stream(Best Buy) Brand Ambassador • Set up/break down demo • Demo Soda Stream machine • Educate people on machine • Give samples • Encourage to buy • Make sale April 2011-April 2011 Washington, DC Trash Talk Agency Brand Ambassador Deer Park Water/Cherry Blossom Event/Street team • Educated people on new bottle design and recycle • Distributed free premiums, i.e. T-shirts, water and coupons • Assisted with children’s games March 2011 – March 2011 Washington, DC All Points Brand Ambassador Forester Group/Verizon Center/Wizards game • Assisted handing tickets to customers at front door • Passed out free gifts • Ensure kids signed up for raffle • Pulled names for raffle • Help set-up display September 2010-September 2010 Attack Marketing Brand Ambassador Alexandria, VA Buick Ride N Drive • The Ride N Drive event provided consumers to test drive the new 2011 Buick Regal • My duties were to ride in the front seat passenger side guiding customers on route directions • Educate customers on details about the new vehicle and refer other questions to Product Specialist via walkie-talkie • Log daily mileage, comments and number of test drives • Wipe car down after each test drive August 2010-August 2010 Washington, DC Attack Marketing Brand Ambassador Innovation Movement Team (Street Team) Product: Amazon Kindle • Approached people on the street while handing out premiums • Educated them on technology innovation and Amazon Kindle • Encouraged people to sign up to win the new Amazon Kindle July 2010-August 2010 DC/MD GC Marketing Brand Ambassador Walgreens Beauty Event Products – Revlon, Almay, Colgate and Mennan • Set up and break down of display • Engage consumers to register for free gift basket • Hand out premiums • Do facials • Educate consumers on new products • Encourage to buy and make sales • Complete Event Summary forms after each event and submit back to Agency June 2010-June 2010 Washington, DC G.C. Marketing Brand Ambassador Oscar Myer- Lunchable Mobile Tour D.C. Capitol BBQ Festival Duties: ? Outdoor event ? Engaging parents to bring their children To participate in games and activities ? Picture taking ? Preparing food for samples ? Educating parents on the product ? Set-up and break down ? Clean up May 2010-June2010 Arlington, VA The 11th Agency Brand Ambassador Actifry/Macy’s Pentagon Mall Duties : ? In store cooking demo ? Set-up and break-down ? Cutting potatoes into fries ? Cooking fries ? Engaging customer to come over to sample ? Educating customers on product ? Asking for sale February 2010 – February 2010 Alexandria, VA BPI Marketing Brand Ambassador Sassy Sterling Jewelry Valentines Event (Road Show) BJ’s, Duties: Set up jewelry display Daily Inventory of sales and reporting Greeted customers professionally and encouraged them to purchase Educated customer on jewelry Kept a well organized display booth Daily sales averaged between 20-25 sales Processed paperwork to home office At end of event broke down display, packaged everything and shipped back to home office November 2009-December 2009 The 11th Agency Brand Ambassador Winter Promotion/Nescafe’ Dolce Gusto Coffee Machine Duties include: • Trained store personnel on Dolce Gusto Coffee Machine, benefits & how to sell • Demonstrated products with style & passion • Educated, answered questions, build interest & confidence • Setup and breakdown of display/demonstration equipment and cleanup immediate work area • Reported results & observations, online same day as shift • Communicated regularly with regional managers and attended weekly conference calls November 2009-November 2009 First Impression staffing Jacksonville, FL Brand Ambassador Staples VIP event • Assisted with putting together promotional give-a-ways for event • Greeted customers and encourage them to sign up for give-a-ways • Encourage customers to sign up to become Rewards member • Explained to customers the benefits of being a Rewards member • Distributed promotional give-a-ways • Assisted with breaking down display tables October 2009- October 2009 Jacksonville, FL GC Marketing Services, LLC Brand Ambassador Walmart-Health and Wellness Event • Signed in vendor’s log book at Customer Service desk to receive a vendors badge • Located shopper events team lead to get assigned kiosk booth • Checked kiosk for damages, if damages were found that information would be documented • Set up all wellness equipment, for kiosk i.e, signs and samples • Interacted with shoppers using script • Distributed event materials (flyer and sample) • Made notes for post-event report • Administered surveys (if required) • Completed incident/accident reports (when necessary) September 2009 – September 2009 Jacksonville, FL Promotions Unlimited Food Demonstrator/Glory Foods 2009 Jacksonville Heart Walk (outdoor festival) Duties: • Assisted Glory Foods manager with set up and break down • Distributed food samples • Distributed recipes books, coupons and goods • Answered questions and provided information regarding products August 2009 –August 2009 Jacksonville, FL Talent Pool, Inc. Demonstrator/Kashi products Publix Supermarket Duties: • In charge of sampling Kashi Cereal and Bars • Set up and break down of demo • Maintained clean area • Educated products to customer • Encouraged customers to purchase • Maintained professional, outgoing and energetic demeanor • Distributed coupons and giveaways • Processed paperwork to home office August 2009 – August 2009 Jacksonville, FL Focus Talent Promotion Chef/Character- Sargento Cheese Winn Dixie (3 locations) Duties: • Greeted customers at sampling area • Educated customers on products • Suggested various recipes to use Sargento cheese • Encourage customers to purchase product • Distributed coupons and give-a-way • Completed survey sheet for home office • Processed assigned paperwork July 2009 – August, 2009 Jacksonville, FL US Jesco, International Demonstrator/Infomercial Belk stores/Various Malls Duties: • LIVE in-store INFOMERCIALS • Delivered passionate message to consumers by demonstrating environmentally safe products • Products are seen on QVC (U.S.) the shopping channel (Canada) trade shows and Military bases all over the world • Made announcements throughout the store over PA system inviting consumers to booth • Demonstrated and educated consumers on products • Answered questions and concerns about products • Reset booth (by restocking and keeping inventory) then repeated steps • Completed 7 demos per shift • Completed paperwork ending of each shift (inventory count) restocked for next shift worker • Submitted paperwork to management after shift change. • Kept management up to speed on each demo (number of sales per shift) June 2009 – June 2009 Jacksonville, FL PBI Brand Marketing Brand Ambassador Promotion/Odwalla Juices and Bar Costco Duties: • In charge of sampling Odwalla juices and Bars • Set up demo samples • Maintained clean area • Educated products to customers • Encourage customers to purchase • Maintained professional, outgoing and energetic demeanor May 2009 – May 2009 Event Pro Strategies Jacksonville, FL Brand Ambassador Promotion/Jacksonville Senior Expo/Save With Insulations.com Prime Osborne Convention Center Duties: • Responsible for set up and break down of demo booth • Welcomed patrons to booth with warm and friendly smile • Educated patrons on company Insulation products • Distributed coupons and free sample • Offered free insulation assessments • Made appointments for Insulation company for free home insulation assessment • Followed up with agency with completion of paperwork May 2009 – May 2009 Soleil Marketing Jacksonville, FL Brand Ambassador Promotion/Casey’s Liquor Duties include: • Interacted with patrons, making them feel welcome • Thanked patrons for stopping by, even if they did not purchase • Checked ID of those under the age of 21 • Provided patrons samples of product, whether mixed or straight • Assisted patrons in making selections as needed while reminding them of discounts and specials • Interacted with all types of people and personalities, while trying to promote and execute sales • Maintained a clean, orderly and well stocked work area. • Set up demo table as well as breaking down • Completed feedback worksheet to home office May 2009 – May 2009 Jacksonville, FL Sunflower/Demo Express Chef food sampling Promotion/Lean Cuisine Flatbread Melts Duties include: • Purchased food samples before shift with company comp card • Responsible for set up and break down of demo • Checked inventory • Offered customer samples, educated on products and encouraged to purchase • Disposed of leftovers • Completed paperwork/survey sheet and reported to agent May 2009 – May 2009 Jacksonville, FL The 11th Agency Brand Ambassador Spring Promotion/Nescafe’ Dolce Gusto Coffee Machine Duties include: • Trained store personnel on Dolce Gusto Coffee Machine, benefits & how to sell • Demonstrated products with style & passion • Educated, answered questions, build interest & confidence • Setup and breakdown of display/demonstration equipment and cleanup immediate work area • Reported results & observations, online same day as shift • Communicated regularly with regional managers and attended weekly conference calls April 2009 – April 2009 Jacksonville, FL Event Pro Strategies Team Lead Promotion/Grande Courts Apartments Duties include: • As Team Lead, I was responsible for researching various work locations and assigning staff members to cover locations • Responsible for motivating and encouraging staff personnel to be outgoing, friendly, energetic and have fun while maintaining professionalism • Maintained professional atmosphere on all events and required sales staff to appear properly attired (Retail and Community Event, etc.) • Responsibilities also included driving staff to and from stations and/or locations, on-site set-up and distribution of products • Ensured staff personnel had adequate promotional materials on hand • Resolved all discrepancies, i.e. (staff and/or clients) • Encouraged staff personnel to maintain a friendly, professional and fun atmosphere with public and clients • Administrative functions consist of verification of staff timesheets, (approval and signature) April 2009 – December 2009 Charm Productions Jacksonville, FL Model/Wine Tasting Duties include: • Wine Tasting Model: various vendors/various locations • Interacting with patrons, making them feel welcome • Thank patrons for stopping by, even if they do not purchase • Check ID of those under the age of 21 • Provide portioned samples of various varieties of wines • Help patrons make selections as needed, reminding them of discounts and specials • Interact with all types of people, all types of personalities, while trying to promote and execute sales • Maintain a clean; orderly and well stocked work area. • Complete feedback worksheet View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    Over 20 years experience in general office administration with extraordinary team building and problem solving skills. Experienced in Accounting, Office Management, Human Resources, Benefits Specialist and Executive Assistant to CEO. Considered reliable, handle confidential documents, work well under pressure, team player as well as team leader and I meet all deadlines. Skilled in all Microsoft XP applications and associated software, with typing speed of 70 wpm. Skills MS Office Suite, i.e., Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Access Database, Act 2000, Adobe Illustrator, PageMaker, QuarkXpress, PhotoShop, Internet Explorer, Siebel Database System Education/Training • 2003- Accenture H.R. Services – Siebel Database Systems Training/OPF Training • 2002- MS Access, QuarkXpress and PageMaker –New Horizons Computer Learning Ctr. • 2002 & 2001 – ACT 2000 Database concepts

  • Food Service Certification

    Costco June 2009 – June 2009 Jacksonville, FL PBI Brand Marketing Brand Ambassador Promotion/Odwalla Juices and Bar Costco Duties: • In charge of sampling Odwalla juices and Bars • Set up demo samples • Maintained clean area • Educated products to customers • Encourage customers to purchase • Maintained professional, outgoing and energetic demeanor Target May 2009 – May 2009 Jacksonville, FL Sunflower/Demo Express Chef food sampling/Target Promotion/Lean Cuisine Flatbread Melts Duties include: • Purchased food samples before shift with company comp card • Responsible for set up and break down of demo • Checked inventory • Offered customer samples, educated on products and encouraged to purchase • Disposed of leftovers • Completed paperwork/survey sheet and reported to agent

  • Own Car

    yes

  • Public Speaking

    July 2009 – August, 2009 Jacksonville, FL US Jesco, International Demonstrator/Infomercial Belk stores/Various Malls Duties: • LIVE in-store INFOMERCIALS • Delivered passionate message to consumers by demonstrating environmentally safe products • Products are seen on QVC (U.S.) the shopping channel (Canada) trade shows and Military bases all over the world • Made announcements throughout the store over PA system inviting consumers to booth • Demonstrated and educated consumers on products • Answered questions and concerns about products • Reset booth (by restocking and keeping inventory) then repeated steps • Completed 7 demos per shift • Completed paperwork ending of each shift (inventory count) restocked for next shift worker • Submitted paperwork to management after shift change. • Kept management up to speed on each demo (number of sales per shift

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    Cocktail Waitress-2000 Virginia Beach

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