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RssEvent Planner & Meetings Manager

Currently working a combination of event planning, media relations, public education, program administration and web maintenance duties -- looking to move to full event planning/meeting managing position. Adept at customer service, location and menu selection, multiple types and styles of events/conferences/meetings, effective communication, and being a gracious hostess.

Event Planning

Washington, DC

About Me


Public Relations


Event Planning


Assistant to three Vice Presidents; staffer and organizer for over 100 large press briefings a year, plus numerous smaller meetings; production coordinator for three years on institutional annual report and guidebook to scholars for the media.

Ideal Companies:

Mandarin Oriental Hotels, People for the American Way, Human Rights Campaign, Doyle Hotels

Education level:


Will Relocate:



Washington, DC

Major Responsibilities

Production coordinator for two major annual publications (annual report and media guide); event planner for over 100 press briefings per year

Work Experiences

1/2001 - Present


Individual Contributor

  • Staff 3-6 public events a week: 90-300 attendees; media, a/v, catering; high-profile speakers & VIP handling; academic conferences & roundtables. (Cvent software). Media relations - coordinate interviews, arrange studio time. (Vocus software). Public relations -- central point of contact for general public queries. Production coordination of our annual report and media guide. Manging intern hiring. Database reorganization (2); daily updating. Website - event postings (Sitecore software). Public speaking; 10-15 high school & college groups a year



Bachelor Degree

American university

  • Print Journalism