Event Management

Section 1 – Human Resource

* Evaluate human resources policies, programs, and practices as needed
* Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations about employment
* Coordinates employee engagement and recognition programs and events
* Responsible for maintaining all employee files
* Maintaining payroll and payroll taxes using Quickbooks payroll service
* Posts job openings as needed
* Interview and hire new contractors as needed
* Actively manage various organizations’ internship program

Professional Experience
* Executive Director, DC Film Alliance (Perm Staff, Contractors, Interns)
* Chair, One in Ten / Reel Affirmations (Perm Staff)
* Chair, The Cherry Fund (Contractors)
* Youth Pride Day Director, Youth Pride Alliance (Interns)

Section 2 – Operations Management

* Oversee event load-in and load-out
* Oversee supplies pick-up and drop-off
* Inventory and track event-related items
* Check in, assign, and manage large event volunteer staff
* Troubleshoot event problems and handle any on-site emergencies
* Manage crowd control with assistance from volunteers
* Oversee venue clean-up and overnight storage of items where available
* Comply with site regulations, requirements, policies, and procedures
* Complete brief post-event report

Professional Experience (Managed Entire Event)
* Chair, Adams Morgan Community Festival, Council of Latino Agencies
* Chair, CHERRY Weekend, The Cherry Fund
* Chair, Latino Pride, Latino GLBT History Project
* Chair, Youth Pride Day/Week/Month, Youth Pride Alliance
* Co-Chair, DC Black Pride, Black Lesbian and Gay Pride Day, Inc.
* Co-Chair, DC Trans Pride, Capital Pride Alliance
* Co-Chair, Annual Brunch, SMYAL

Professional Experience (Film Festivals: Event Management)
* Events Manager, DC Independent Film festival
* Events Manager, DC Shorts Film Festival
* Events Manager, Guerrilla Film Festival
* Events Manager, Reel Affirmations Film Festival
* Events Manager, Washington Film Institute

Professional Experience (Taste Events: Event Set Up/ Production Assistance)
* Restaurant Runner, Best of Party, Washingtonian
* Restaurant Runner, Margarita Wars, Washington City Paper
* Event Volunteer (Set Up), Taste of Arlington, Ballston BID
* Event Volunteer (Set Up), Taste of Wheaton, Wheaton Urban District

Professional Experience (Craft Beer Fests: Floor and Volunteer Management)
* Volunteer Coordinator, Capital BrewFest, Burnham Events
* Volunteer Coordinator, Capital Wine and Cider Festival, Burnham Events
* Floor Manager, Tapped, Wide Angle Group

Section 3 – Committee Management

* Recruit and secure committee members for a host of event responsibilities
* Ensure all committee members have a say in the director of the event
* Ensure all committee members have the tools they need to perform their tasks
* Manage, but not micromanage committee members to ensure tasks are done
* Assist committee members as needed and/or requested
* Ensure all committees members are thanked and feel appreciated

Professional Experience
* Chair, Adams Morgan Day / Council for Latino Agencies
* Chair, CHERRY / The Cherry Fund
* Chair, Youth Pride Day / Youth Pride Alliance
* Co-Chair, DC Black Pride / DC Black Pride
* Co-Chair, Glover Park Day / Glover Park Citizens’ Association
* Co-Chair, Annual Brunch / SMYAL

Section 4 – Stage Management

* Solicit and secure performers keeping within budgetary guidelines
* Setup and breakdown stage as needed and/or required
* Maintain the stage schedule ensuring the performance program runs on schedule
* Ensure emcee has all the details of the performers
* Ensure the performers needs are met (Hydration, etc.)
* Secure any technical needs as needed and/or required

Experience Working with a Wide Range of Performers…
* Singers, Bands, Drag Kings, Drag Queens, DJs, Cabaret and Burlesque

Professional Experience
* Chair, Adams Morgan Day (Scheduling and Management)
* Chair, CHERRY Weekend / The Cherry Fund (Scheduling)
* Chair, Youth Pride Day / Youth Pride Alliance (Scheduling and Management)
* Stage Manager, Gay Day at the Zoo / DC Center (Scheduling and Management)

Section 5 – Office Management

* Develop, implement, and enforce policies/procedures related to office operations
* Research vendors as needed while managing already contracted vendors
* Maintain an organized, up-to-date list of vendors, renewal dates for agreements
* Manage procurement, purchase, storage, and disposal of supplies, equipment, etc.
* Monitor and maintain office technology
* Responsible for supporting all aspects of accounting/financial mgmt functions
* Interview and hire new staff, interns, contractors, and vendors
* Manage and direct work flow for staff and interns
* Manage the collection and maintenance of staff and board information
* Maintain electronic and hard copy filing systems

Professional Experience
* Executive Director, DC Film Alliance
* Chair, Youth Pride Day, Youth Pride Alliance