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Phoenicia J. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 6, 2015

Phoenicia J.

   United States
  |   Detroit, MI

Overview

As the former Event Coordinator for the nation's oldest operating farmers’ market, Detroit Eastern Market, the position allowed me the opportunity to create, coordinate and manage events from just a few people to over 150,000. I had to budget events. Created new events and enhanced events those already in existence. Due to the nature of the market I worked with various government officials including the Mayor of Detroit and the Governor of Michigan and those various positions in between.

At the Detroit Eastern Market there were times that...

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Public Relations
Press Releases
Event Planning
Editing
Event Management
Social Media
Media Relations
Public Speaking
Budgets
Community Development

Employment

Eastern Market Corporation
Event Coordinator
2011 - 2014
Created, produced and managed existing events Enhanced current events that continued to grow in attendance yearly Obtained sponsorships Worked with City of Detroit and State of Michigan to acquire...
Detroit Panthers Organizaton
Public Relations Director
2008 - 2009
Increased attendance at home games by 400% (50 – 500 attendees) Increased sales of concession stand and team merchandise by 250% Arranged community events for team Scheduled public appearances,...
Junior Achievement of SE Michigan
Development Manager
2007 - 2009
Invented new, coordinated and supervised special events Increased awareness of organization within the community Updated event information on website Trained and supervised volunteers Solicited...
Marx Layne & Company
Public Relations Intern
2006 - 2006
Public Relations Internship (Public Relations Firm) Created press releases, media alerts and lists Conducted media pitches and assisted with special event planning Participated in clients' meetings...
March of Dimes
Administrative Support to State Directors
2003 - 2005
Prepared, proofread and edited articles for newsletters Produced press releases and media alerts Assisted with special events Produced correspondence, spreadsheets and presentation materials Aided...

Education

Madonna University
Bachelor of Arts
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