Executive Assistant Resume
|Desired Industry: Utilities
|Desired Job Location: Houston, Texas
||Date Posted: 8/9/2010
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: 09/01/2010
|Desired Wage: 55,000
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience
||Willing to Travel: Yes, 25-50%
|Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors
||Willing to Relocate: No
To obtain an executive assistant position and support the company by promoting the brand and supporting the needs of our customers, employees, consumers, investors, stakeholders and the communities the company serves.
Sr. Brand Management Specialist - Reliant Energy, Houston, Texas
September 2005-September 2009
Proactively researched new market segments and formulated initiatives increasing market share by 5% annually.
Worked effectively with colleagues from different departments to create customer awareness of services over various media channels such as TV, radio, print and outdoor in Houston, Dallas and South Texas.
Proactively monitored market response to advertising campaigns and competitive activity to ensure messaging met changing market and competitive conditions.
Extensive knowledge of advertising creative costs, procedures and contractual development.
Expertise in copy as well as layout and design.
Acted as a liaison for numerous internal and external clients such as the Houston Business Journal, Houston Chronicle, Dallas Morning News, KHOU-Houston, WFAA-Dallas.
Created successful print advertising campaigns for such publications as Houston Business Magazine, which is distributed to over 120,000 Texas businesses.
Developed and supervised a substantial budget falling within 1% discrepancy in 10 years of budget management.
Executive Assistant-Reliant Energy, Houston, Texas
February 2000- September 2005
Proactively managed and organized multiple aspects of the advertising departments administrative functions such as travel, reimbursements, presentations and projects.
Planned and implemented various company events with up to 10,000 employees in attendance.
Key person for corporate name change rollout and responsible for logistical event preparation, invitations to the event, and volunteer activities for approximately 5,000 employees.
Formulated and managed effectively a substantial budget to support company advertising efforts with minimal variation in end of year actual expenditures.
Successfully created and integrated marketing campaigns to promote products and services ultimately increasing market share by approximately 10% annually.
Assisted senior officers and legal counsel with development of contracts for advertising agencies, talent, sports affiliations such as Reliant Stadium, and other companies such as the Houston Chronicle, Dallas area newspapers and Lamar Outdoor.
Developed and implemented company brand book and communications library to assist in the future marketing efforts of the company.
Answered multiple phones for executives and department heads, managed calendars, made travel arrangements, mentored department secretaries, maintained extensive files and library.
Account Specialist - Houston Lighting & Power Company
January 1990 - February 2000
Proactively sought and established approximately 300 new residential and commercial accounts weekly.
Effectively processed multiple customer requests such as setting up and authorizing arrangements on accounts and customizing plans for special requests. Processed approximately 500 transactions per week with no negative experiences.
Processed payroll for approximately 200 line crew employees.
Effectively managed operations plant budget supporting approximately 300 employees.
Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and Marketing University of Phoenix
MBA Current Student Texas Womans University
Goal driven professional with successful project management skills and implementation experience with a focus on improving brand image, increasing market share and revenues.
Excellent team player that listens and thrives on collaborating with diversely talented team members to aid in the overall success of the company.
Highly effective verbal and written communicator who has developed and presented new ideas and strategies to senior members of management.
Energetic, competitive achiever, who inspires and motivates team members, successfully manages multiple priorities, and performs effectively under pressure in a fast paced environment.
Computer proficient performer with knowledge of MS Windows 95, 98, NT, 2000, XP, Microsoft Office 97, 2000, 2003 , 2007 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) MS Internet Explorer.
Available upon request.
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