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Sarah LaBonte | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 12, 2015

Sarah LaBonte

Event Coordinator and Market Manager
   United States
  |   Seattle, WA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $44

I am a creative and talented Event Planner and Market Manager with a solid track record of exceptional organizational skills, focused on meticulous execution of highly planned events. A strategist with an eye for artful design, careful attention to the last detail, and an ability to create highly styled arrangements. Cost conscious, able to develop solutions to stretch individual budgets and deliver rewarding and memorable events. Proven ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and provide service excellence. Consistently, exceeding...

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Service Description

Contracted event production manager for more than 200 events nationwide. Overseeing the positive interactions of over a million imprints and increasing visibility and customer engagement for numerous clients.

DUTIES:
• Coordinating and executing high profile events, international corporate summits, fundraising galas, weddings, benefit concerts with A-List talent, televised theatrical productions, fashion shows, art gallery openings and exhibits, and private parties including: TJ Martell Foundation Gala Honoring Stevie Wonder and George and Barbara Bush, Kairos Society’s World Summits, Michael Douglas’ and Derek Jeter’s Birthday Parties and the NY Yankee’s Ticker Tape Parade.

• Generating leads, pitching ideas and writing proposals to potential new clients.

• Supervising and coordinate the activities of personnel, subcontractors & vendors including stepping in as the relationship management of various personalities among exhibition organizers, designers, contractors, union workers and sponsors to ensure the effective delivery of events.

• Producing status and wrap-up reports with visual proof of delivered expectations, along with best practices and recommendations for future campaigns and events, where applicable.


EVENT SALES MANAGER - CONTRACTUAL JUNE 2010 - PRESENT
Top product specialist, sales and customer satisfaction manager for 5 consecutive seasons. Increased repeat business by 30% in 2 years through building a reputation for excellent...

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Education

Landmark Eduction
Relationships, Productivity and Team Leadership
- 2012
American Musical and Dramatic Academy
Performing Arts
- 1999
Pinkerton Academy
High School Diploma
- 1995
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