Experience

  • Trade Show Coordinator

    at New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau

    February 2014 - April 2016

    Louisiana

    • Coordinated all aspects of trade show booths for CVB sales team-attended shows and events to sustain New Orleans’ perception as a first-tier meeting destination. • Assigned all sales leads submitted to the CVB using multiple sales market guidelines to generate unique room nights from new and existing clients. • Managed the creation and placement of all CVB sales department ads within meeting planner-focused publications to further interest in hosting meetings in New Orleans.

  • Sales Assistant

    at New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau

    November 2012 - February 2014

    Louisiana

    • Processed all sales leads, contractual definites, cancels, second requests and change of tentatives to help secure managers’ individual room night sales goals. • Worked within the CVB brand processes to create individualized pieces for clients including hotel maps, hotel grids and full Bid Book proposals. • Collaborated with hotel partners to set up site itineraries for visiting clients in an effort to maximize time and enhance clients’ perception of New Orleans as a meeting destination.

  • Group Event Coordinator

    at New Orleans Zephyrs

    November 2011 - September 2012

    Louisiana

    • Organized, promoted and sold group outings and corporate events with the New Orleans Zephyrs, the AAA affiliate of the Miami Marlins. • Created and nurtured relationships with prominent business leaders in the greater New Orleans area to garner future ticket sales for corporate events.

  • PR Assistant

    at Brown Books Publishing Group

    May 2011 - September 2011

    Texas

    • Developed nationally distributed five-part press kits for upcoming Brown Books publications including a brochure, two press releases, author Q&A and author biography. • Created “Look Inside” files for all current works available on Amazon and B&N.com, allowing readers the opportunity to preview books prior to online purchase. • Wrote back cover copy for a number of Brown Books children’s cookbooks in an effort to gain readership and inspire purchases.

Education

  • Masters in Publishing

    at George Washington University

    2014 - 2016 (2 years)

  • BA: Mass Communication

    at Louisiana State University

    2007 - 2011 (4 years) Louisiana

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Languages

  • English Native

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