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Chesapeake Bay Academy - Special Events Coordinator Resume Example

Dcnay Ilwes
XXXX XXXX XXX XXXX, Township of Taylorsville, NC 28681
XXXX XXXX XXX XXXX, 28681, Township of Taylorsville NC
Professional Summary

Dynamic and motivated people person with a proven record of generating and building relationships. Accomplished and energetic coordinator with over 10 years of customer service experience on a wide variety of events. Adaptable and responsible leader with the ability and knowledge to ensure that every guest feels as if they are the only one. No question, complaint or problem is ever a problem. It will be handled effectively and swiftly, all with a genuine smile. 

  • Complex Problem Solving Skills
  • Persuasive Communicator
  • Detail Oriented
  • Self Directed
  • Customer & Personal Service Minded
  • Resourceful 
  • Microsoft Word & Excell
Chesapeake Bay Academy Virginia Beach, VA Special Events Coordinator Aug 2010Jun 2015

This was a non paid position for a nonprofit school catering to children K-12 with special learning needs. 

  • Monitor event activities to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and laws, satisfaction of participants, and resolution of any problems that arise.
  • Organized and over saw charity events such as golf tournament, art shows, fun runs including all sporting events.
  • Coordinate services for events, such as accommodation and transportation for participants, facilities, catering, signage, displays, special needs requirements, printing and event security.
  • Meet with sponsors and organizing committees to plan scope and format of events, to establish and monitor budgets, or to review administrative procedures and event progress.
  • Review event bills for accuracy, and approve payment.
  • Hire, train, and supervise volunteers and support staff required for events.
  • Negotiate contracts with such service providers and suppliers as hotels, convention centers, and speakers.
  • Obtain permits from fire and health departments to erect displays and exhibits and serve food at events.
  • Design and implement efforts to publicize events and promote sponsorships.
  • Event Chair for annual charity auction and gala. Organized and oversaw all aspects of the planning and execution of the gala. Raised over $250,000 the first year of taking over the event. The goal of this annual event is to help fund scholarships for children that otherwise would not be able to attend CBA.
Hooters of America, Incorporated Mooresville, NC Marketing & Promotions Coordinator May 2002Aug 2006
  • Coordinate or participate in promotional activities or trade shows, working with developers, advertisers, or production managers, to market products or services.
  • Booking of performance artist, bands, DJ, sound staff
  • Set door pricing and special promotions
  • Liaising with security and staff
  • Direct the hiring, training, or performance evaluations of marketing or sales staff and oversee their daily activities.
  • Formulate, direct and coordinate marketing activities and policies to promote products and services, working with advertising and promotion managers.
  • Events included golf tournaments, bike rallys, swim competition, car shows, commercials as well as the Hooters Procup Racing Series
  • Helped bar and waitstaff when needed
Alexander County School System Taylorsville, NC Substitute Teacher Mar 2001Jun 2002
  • Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
  • Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Enforce administration policies and rules governing students.
  • Provide disabled students with assistive devices, supportive technology, and assistance accessing facilities, such as restrooms.
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Township of Taylorsville, NC Inspector Jan 1998Mar 2000
  • Issue violation notices and stop-work orders, conferring with owners, violators, and authorities to explain regulations and recommend rectifications.
  • Inspect quality standards by approving incoming materials, in-process production, and finished products.
  • Approve cut materials to insure they meet required specifications.
Burger Basket Township of Taylorsville, NC Waitress & Cashier Apr 1997Dec 1998
  • Check with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problems.
  • Write patrons' food orders on order slips, memorize orders, or enter orders into computers for transmittal to kitchen staff.
  • Collect payments from customers.
  • Serve food or beverages to patrons, and prepare or serve specialty dishes at tables as required.
  • Clean tables or counters after patrons have finished dining.
  • Roll silverware, set up food stations or set up dining areas to prepare for the next shift or for large parties.
  • Explain how various menu items are prepared, describing ingredients and cooking methods.
  • Assist host or hostess by answering phones to take reservations or to-go orders, and by greeting, seating, and thanking guests.
  • Perform cleaning duties, such as sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet, tidying up server station, taking out trash, or checking and cleaning bathroom.
  • Provide guests with information about local areas, including giving directions.
The Whole You School of Massage & Bodywork Rutherfordton, NC

Attended 2001

Catawba Valley Community College Hickory, NC

Attended 1998-2000

Certified Substitute Teacher K-12

Studied for Bachelor of Arts degree 

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Previous Companies:

  • Chesapeake Bay Academy
  • Hooters of America Incorporated
  • Alexander County School System

Previous Job Positions:

  • Special Events Coordinator
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Inspector


  • The Whole You School of Massage & Bodywork
  • Catawba Valley Community College

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