Rachel Kaplow Resume
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Location: New York, NY, USA
School: University of Michigan
Field of Study: Theatre Design & Production

Rachel Kaplow Resume

I am writing to inquire about a position as an Administrative Assistant. I believe that my knowledge in working in a similarly creative environment and well-rounded experience in organization, planning, communicating and problem solving are well suited to the position.

Highly detail-oriented and organized Administrative Assistant with over 4 years of professional
experience in high pressure situations requiring real-time creative problem solving.
Seeking to apply my work ethic and the adaptability honed by my time in the
theatre industry to your company's needs.

• Microsoft Office Suite
• PC and MacOS environments
• Adobe Photoshop
• Zoom meetings & webinars
• Proofreading and editing
• Communication skills

• Active listening
• Time management
• Prioritizing
• Dependability
• Diligence
• Integrity/Commitment to social justice

Professional Experience
Freelance Stage Manager | Roundabout, NYU, Waterwell, The Old Globe, etc.
New York, NY | June 2018-Present
• Managed a close-working team
• Created organizational systems to ensure efficient day-to-day operations
• Facilitated communication between all departments
• Scheduled production team and managed calendars
• Created and maintained detailed documentation of all elements of production
• Created and maintained meeting agendas and minutes
• Created, organized and maintained production archives
• Communicated and enforced union rules
• Kept and secured confidential information
• Maintained consistent and high standards of final production over time
• Oversaw budgets and documented expenses

Production Assistant | Hartford Stage Company
Hartford, CT | Aug. 2016-June 2018
• Mentored and trained incoming production assistants
• Adapted different work environments depending on the needs of the team
• Created a welcoming environment for guests and staff
• Served as a liaison between guest artists and permanent staff
• Facilitated organization-wide communications
• Created and maintained extensive notes
• Performed regular clerical tasks such as mailing, copying, filing, scanning
• Managed department budgets
• Managed petty cash accounts
• Inventoried and maintained office supplies
• Maintained clean and organized workspaces for the whole company

University of Michigan
B.F.A. Theatre Design and Production-Stage Management Concentration

Administrative Assistant, Receptionist , Creative