Jennifer Renee Hurst
1216 Riverbrook Drive, Hermitage, TN 37076

410.736.8812
jenniedesigns@gmail.com

7 years Development...
Gilman School, Baltimore, MD
Special Projects Coordinator

2001- 2008

Brand building, marketing and communication strateg...
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Jennifer Hurst 2013 Professional Resume

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This is the innovative, creative and successful professional background of Jennifer Hurst. He strength in adaptability, project management, innovation and teamwork will shine as you review her background.

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Jennifer Hurst 2013 Professional Resume

  1. 1. Jennifer Renee Hurst 1216 Riverbrook Drive, Hermitage, TN 37076 410.736.8812 jenniedesigns@gmail.com 7 years Development Office 11 years Event Planning & Coordination 18 years Advertising and Graphic Design SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS Project Management Experienced in working with individuals and large groups, utilizing teamwork, setting goals, delegating and communicating effectively Highly focused and results-oriented in supporting complex, deadline-driven operations o Ability to identify goals and priorities o Proven ability to resolve issues in all stages of projects Organization astuteness and project management skills, backed by a proven work ethic Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills Event Planning & Coordination Strong leadership and interpersonal skills Experienced in working with a diverse population including individuals and large groups, utilizing teamwork, setting goals, delegating and communicating effectively Self-motivated; ability to develop and articulate immediate and long-term goals Analytical creative approach to new ideas and problem solving Budget management, contract negotiation, and outcome reporting Computer Skills Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Millennium software, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, & QuarkXpress. Experienced with both Mac & PC operating systems. Experienced with film and digital photography systems. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Hallmark Retail - Corporate Stores District Trainer 2001-2013 Deliver training for new store managers, assistant store managers and district managers to ensure proper training to improve the productivity and profitability for corporate stores throughout the Southeast United States Serve as a role model for best practice retail management and perform a functional leadership role in the district Store Manager Successfully manage all aspects of the customer experience and store operations with the primary objective to exceed the productivity and profitability of the store Operational aspects to include driving sales, development of human resources, payroll management, inventory management, pro-active loss prevention management and store profitability Achieved performance objectives in sales, customer service, payroll, markdowns and shrinkage Manage all store records, accounting procedures, banking, receiving, invoicing and time records Oversee store appearance and visual merchandising Assistant Store Manager Worked closely with the store manager to review new policies, operational changes and training initiatives Participated in new technology implementation and training Received shipment, determined whether orders have been filled correctly, checked for discrepancies, arranged for adjustments, routed product Hunt Valley Golf Club, Phoenix, MD Assistant Director of Sales Responsible for all facets of event sales; developing and executing events and services Fostered existing relationships with members as well as new client development Develop client menus, write contracts and letters, as well as organize other arrangements as they relate to social and corporate events Supervise and attend the overall set up and implementation of events. Coordinate with relevant departments and vendors Prepare and present weekly catering and sales reports Persuasive verbal sales presentation 2008- 2010
  2. 2. Gilman School, Baltimore, MD Special Projects Coordinator 2001- 2008 Brand building, marketing and communication strategy for all school events Scheduled and coordinated meetings, interviews, appointments, events, and travel Managed alumni, parents, volunteers, and colleagues for events Responsible for managing all facets of events; developing and executing special events, receptions and dinners Managed correspondences, vendors, internal and external communications. Worked within a defined budget Provided invitations, programs and other appropriate printed materials Communications & Special Events Assistant Continued to manage all programs from previous position, and accepted additional new responsibilities Managed all facets of production for 45+ publications for the Development Office Responsible for all facets of events including the planning and execution of special events, dinners, meetings, and receptions. Managed correspondences, various vendors, internal and external communications. Worked within a defined budget. Coordinated travel Assisted in maintaining the School’s website Managed relationships with vendors Coordinated photo and video shoots Assistant Director of Publications & Public Relations Provided graphic design support for publications, public relations, marketing & special projects Managed all facets of production for 50+ publications for the Development Office Maintained database of all publications Responsible for photography of School events and activities Managed social media and press strategy EDUCATION Art Institute of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Associate of Arts degree Major: Visual Communication - Advertising & Graphic Design Art Institute of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Additional coursework in Graphic Design, specializing in Advertising & Commercial Art

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