Elizabeth Bryan Resume
Los Angeles, CA | ------------ |
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Accomplished, creative, proven professional with hands-on expertise managing complex marketing initiatives, leading social media and fundraising campaigns, and editing documents. Strong background and record of success driving key projects from planning through implementation for measurable organizational impact. Diverse credentials combining solid leadership with a strong development and event planning background. Energizing leader with an unyielding commitment to integrity, performance, and quality.
Global Minded • Self-Motivated • Client-Oriented • Divergent Thinker • Critical Observer • Detail-Oriented
Marketing & Sales Fundraising & Development Client Relations Event Planning Branding
Digital Marketing Customer Service Market Analysis Multi-Tasking Editing
Calendar & Travel Plans Project Management Audience Targeting Special Projects Social Media
Non-technical Skills: Proactive, detail-oriented, and self-confident. Action-oriented and realistic to overcome problems, exerted experience to influence results and complete goals. Strong work ethic, takes ownership, with proven written and verbal communication skills.
Industry Knowledge: Skilled in creating content, developing marketing collateral, and gathering information. Proficient with editing documents, writing marketing plans, and developing newsletters in constant contact. Significant experience writing content for social media platforms.
TFE REPORTING SERVICES: Los Angeles, CA (REMOTE) 2016-2019
Managing Editor (2018-2019)
Completed outsourced projects for a transcription services company from nonprofit to consulting, and small business owners. Specialized in editing abstracts, reviewing assignments, and managing projects. Transcribed audio recorded notes, meetings, and depositions. Completed projects promptly on time, ensured client satisfaction, and maintained product quality. Typing speed: 80-90 WPM.
Recognized for being a proactive team player; assisted colleagues and supervisor with complex projects that had tight deadlines.
Tapped to assume Managing Editor duties after supervisor left suddenly (initially hired as a Legal Transcriptionist, promoted to Editor in 2017). Inherited a team of 45 editors and transcriptionists. Established new schedules, rules, and procedures.
JAY’S RESTAURANT GROUP: Baltimore, MD 2012-2016
Marketing Director (2014-2016)
Advanced rapidly from within to a newly created director position. Provided strategic leadership and support for 8 businesses under the company; 2 dine-in restaurants, 1 deli, 1 pizza shop, 2 catering businesses, and 2 satellite restaurants. Managed all social media accounts (6 Facebook pages, 6 YELP accounts, 4 Instagram and Twitter accounts, 4 ------------, and a Google+ page. Developed content for email newsletters, including information about coupons, specials, and local events. Trained new employees on policies and procedures. Assisted with photographer needs for catering events. Summarized information gathered on comment cards.
Successfully created and implemented a comprehensive marketing campaign.
Established multiple process improvements and drove efficiencies; created a simplified filing system.
Key player in creating a customer birthday club and discount program tailored to specific audiences.
Server / Bartender / Catering Staff (2012-2014)
Focused on restaurant operational execution, customer service, and workflow. Ensured customers were satisfied with every part of the dining experience, from initial greeting through order completion. Explained menu items for guests with dietary restrictions and processed orders in a timely manner.
Acted as the point person for large party reservations and catering events; successfully hosted numerous parties for up to 180 guests.
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JHU WHITING SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING, Baltimore, MD 2011–2012
Provided administrative support for major gift solicitations and fundraising efforts for a private school. Utilized metrics to inform decision making for events and communications. Wrote weekly financial reports for key stakeholders to review. Coordinated all travel logistics, prepared materials for meetings, and transcribed documents.
Drove new level of strategic collaboration across the school; created a unified front and ensured tightly integrated and manageable touchpoints in place to further expand upon each successful initiative.
EARLIER CAREER HISTORY
Director of Advancement | PISTARCKLE THEATER, St. Thomas, USVI
Developed and executed a new fundraising campaign for the theater; increased subscribers by 40% in one year.
Managed several annual events including a silent auction; raised over $30K in merchandise donations.
Assistant Director, Annual Fund | MARYLAND INSTITUTE COLLEGE, Baltimore, MD
Planned reunions, anniversary events, senior class gifts, and specific appeals. Supervised and mentored a team of 30+ staff members.
English Teacher | THE ENGLISH CLUB LANGUAGE CENTER, Saitama, Japan
Taught English for a 6-month language program in Japan. Provided an environment that stimulated critical thinking and respect for diversity.
INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE & TRAVEL ABROAD
Research Volunteer | MUT TEMPLE IN KARNAK, JOHN HOPKINS NEAR EASTERN STUDIES, Luxor, Egypt,
Research Volunteer | NUBIAN AND EGYPTIAN MONUMENTS, Khartoum, Sudan
Independent Travel | Italy, France, Spain, and Gibraltar, 2018
Independent Travel | England, Ireland, Scotland, and Belgium, 2016
Independent Travel | Ireland, 2003
Independent Travel | Italy and France, 2000
“Actor Stealing the Spotlight Award” - Recipient, The Bad Oracle, 2014
“The Poets' Corner Award” -Recipient, 2005
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Writing, Literature & Publishing
Minor in Visual Studies / Arts
EMERSON COLLEGE, Boston, MA
TECHNICAL SKILLS | TRAINING
Administrative, Marketing, Non-Profit, Entertainment