Resume - Marikit Tomlinson
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Location: College Station, TX, USA
School: Texas A&M University
Major: Kinesiology

Resume - Marikit Tomlinson


WHITE LODGING SERVICES Indianapolis, Indiana
Event Manager – JW Marriott Indianapolis August 2019 – April 2020
● Successfully executed over 250 events with more than 1,000 attendees, over 80 vendors, and 150 rooms nights on peak with an Event Planning Satisfaction of 97%
● Worked directly with strategic clients, including Fortune 100 companies, to manage events from sales execution through post-event billing
● Coordinated all aspects of events, including lodging, event facilities, food & beverage, client satisfaction, and event operations – as well as built relationships with DMCs and other local vendors
● Actively facilitated the pre-planning process, including site visits, menu tastings, and pre-convention run-through meetings
● Nominated for and completed White Lodging Leadership Development Series

Event Coordinator – JW Marriott Indianapolis, JW Marriott Austin November 2018 – August 2019
• Coordinated set-up, audio-visual, food & beverage, operations, transportation, and all other inquiries for all internal and external client meetings and events
• Created event orders based on event specifications and communicate details to all pertinent departments effectively for mid to large-size groups
• Audited over 300 sales contracts to ensure space inventory and room blocks are accurately reserved
• Oversaw the training of new Event Management Administrators

Event Management Administrator - JW Marriott Austin June 2018 – November 2018
• Conducted event order audits and ran various CI/TY reports on a daily basis to ensure internal accuracy
• Arranged pre-convention meetings, tastings, and various other requests for Event Managers

Event Concierge - JW Marriott Austin November 2017 – May 2018
• Worked directly with all event operations for day-of-events
• Facilitated communication between in-house clients and other hotel departments
• Efficiently executed client requests and fielded potential risks based on knowledge of operations and event space

Intern July 2016 – August 2016
• Selected as an ambassador for Texas A&M’s Jordan Institute for International Awareness to participate in an
international professional internship program with a homelessness-focused non-profit organization
• Researched and created health and wellness educational programs for children, adults, and disabled clientele
• Compiled data from 164 case files and created graphic presentations for an upcoming audit utilizing Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY College Station, Texas
Bachelor of Science - Kinesiology 2017


MAKE-A-WISH Indianapolis, Indiana
Granting Volunteer April 2019 - Current
• Serve as primary communicator between local Make-A-Wish chapter office and families of eligible wish children through the process of Wish Discovery Meetings, Wish Presentations, and follow-up correspondence

Chair April 2016 – April 2017
• As chief executive, interviewed, selected, and led a team of 30 members that executed several campus-wide events, one main event with 12,000 attendees, and was awarded 2017 Texas A&M Student Organization of the Year
• Facilitated weekly meetings and semi-annual retreats, as well as meetings with University Administrators, event vendors, and keynote speakers

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