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Katrina C. | Elance
 
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Katrina C.

Skilled Event Planner/Admin Professional
   United States
  |   Manassas, VA
  |  5:43 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

Loyal, results-driven, and creative administrative manager with a track record of implementing cost reduction measures and effecting small budget strategies while orchestrating superior events, programs and operations administration. Excellent communicator and skilled problem solver; can cultivate lasting relationships with all levels of personnel, businesses, vendors and clients.

• Thrive in dynamically changing environments requiring focused decision making.
• Big picture thinker, talented and driven to impact bottom line while ensuring...

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Nov 20, 2012|Data Entry|Private|Completed
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Service Description

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

INDEPENDENT MEETING PLANNER • October 2011 to present
As an independent meeting planner, I utilize my detail-orientated and creative-minded skills to provide my clients with innovative and cost-effective solutions to their meetings and special events. My relationships with vendors and skills in negotiation allow me to find the perfect accompaniments as needed by my clients. Whether I take on the entire project for the client or simply come on as an extra set of hands, I give the client an added employee without the need for employee benefits and training.



TRADE ASSOCIATION, Washington, DC • April 2011 to January 2012
Executive Assistant to the President/Consultant
Assisted the President and CSO with all travel arrangements, calendar management, expense reporting, correspondence and special projects; prepared, sent and compiled RFP’s for Board meetings, negotiated hotel contracts. This position was temporary until the CEO’s executive assistant was able to return from medical leave.


TRADE ASSOCIATION, Alexandria, Virginia • November 2010 to April 2011
Office Manager/Administrative Coordinator
Facilitate RFPs for meetings and events; handle all aspects of committee and board meetings as well as special events, including contract negotiation and site selection. Oversee all daily operations and manage vendor services.


TRADE ASSOCIATION, Washington, DC • January 2009 to October 2010
Director of Administration and Operations/Assistant to the CEO...

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