Resume Leah Stout
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Location: San Marcos, TX, USA
School: Texas State
Major: International Business

Resume Leah Stout

Leah N Stout
214 E San Antonio St #204
San Marcos, Texas 78666 (Willing to Relocate)

Seeking a position in: Marketing, Event Management and Public Relations.

Business Strategy
Foreign and Local Trends Community Engagement
New Market Development Innovation Management
Social Media
Event Coordination
Client Relations

Work Experience
Assistant Director Current 2019
Cypress Falls Event Center
Seamlessly planned and executed both professional and social meetings and events for a range of clients.
Developed social networking, outreach, and managed social media ads and marketing campaigns.
Expert in selecting and transforming venues to accommodate client needs with quality vendors.
Facilitated tours of venue space and presented package options and pricing.
Actively prospected new clients and initiated new relationships through warm leads and referrals.
Documented and presented weekly reports, budget and schedules.

Program Specialist 2018
Office of the Governor Economic Development and Tourism
Prepared financial and state business reports.
Responded to internal and external inquiries.
Provided superior administrative duties such as technical assistance, recommendations to staff, and scheduling.
Prepared and delivered presentations to internal and external audiences.
Ensured organized and completion of data and recordkeeping.
Developed and engaged in business prospects and communities in identifying product development, growth, and retention.

Supervisor 2012 - 2014
AMC Theatres, Highland Village, Texas
Managed staff of 20 to 25 employees, responsible for hiring and training new employees
Reconciled all cash, credit card sales, running reports, and preparing deposits.
Responsible for overseeing all logistics of ticket operations, main support of projections, custodial and event teams.
Forecasted accurate sales and customer numbers to optimize staffing levels and successful business development strategies.

International –Traveled multiple years/different trips, Europe, Asia, South America, Caribbean, and North America. Had the honor of travelling extensively with my family on cultural and exploratory excursions. Always interested in the local communities.

Studied abroad 2017 Barcelona, Spain
Countries of Travel
Spain, France, England, Scotland, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Czech Republic, Japan, Mexico, Canada, Peru, U.S Virgin Islands, Turks & Caicos, Bahamas, St. Martin, Cayman Islands.

Marketing - Brand concepts, print layouts, presentations, promotions, photo shoots, creating lookbooks from photoshoot to print, strategic communication, speech layout, press releases, brand identity, organizational collateral management, Excellent writing/editing/verbal skills, strategic marketing and communication planning, annual budget, digital media marketing, project management, sports Marketing, ad campaigns.

Events – Event collateral, purchasing/procurement, complex project management, collaborate with event and customer service teams, event execution, situational analysis and decision making, conduct team meetings, post-event reviews, budgeting, asset and event management, scout locations, event logistics, venue selection, production, catering, staffing.

Public Relations- Social Media, consultant relationships, campaign, develop operational plans, client management, public communications, advertising, community engagement, execute communication strategies, solid understanding of PR campaign execution, speaking engagement.

Fiscal – Budgeting, accounting, Excel Pro User, annual reports, revenue VS expense, costs by location continually rolling up to final budget. Ability to negotiate with third party vendors.

Additional Notes: Ability to prioritize among competing needs. Initiative to take on new projects. Proactive attitude towards all tasks and people. Willing to take hands on approach. Excellent team player. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Understanding of stakeholder communication. Strategic thinker.

Education Texas State University, Bachelor Science International Studies; Minor Business Administration GPA3.2

Activities: Texas State Hockey, Marketing Director, 1 Year
Texas State Hockey Social Organization, President, 1 Year
Texas State Hockey Social Organization, Social Chair, 1 Year
Texas State Hockey Social Organization, Member, 1 Year

Languages: English
Intermediate Fluency Spanish

Certifications: TABC Certification 2018
Food Handlers License 2018

Business Strategy, Foreign and Local Trends, Community Engagement, Marketing/Promotions, Social Media