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Lindsey Crane

Projects and Events Specialist

Columbus, 43085, USA

Skills

Team Collaboration

Event Planning

Written and Verbal Communication

Project management

Experience

Contract Work

Project planning, coordination, and management , Columbus, OH

January 2012 - August 2012

*Supported Manager of Transformation Change Management in day-to-day communication and execution needs for a major utility corporation *Assisted manager in developing and updating project templates for status reports, communication plans, and stakeholder analyses *Conducted and analyzed business surveys across three business units *Prepared and communicated project materials for key participants within the affected departments including Change Management, IT, and Operations *Processed and compiled surveys that allowed client to measure the quality of the client’s performance while applying it to the needs of customers *Supported business development through working directly with team members to ensure tasks were completed effectively and on time

Project Planning
Resource Management
Quality Assurance
Associate Director, Projects

SC search consultants, llc

May 2010 - November 2011

*Provided executive support to Managing Principal including collaborating with other support staff, heavy scheduling, and calendar coordination *Responded to “Request for Proposals” with document preparation and competitive analysis *Collaborated with research and IT team on key office initiatives including a 12-month calendar modification and program update *Provided leadership and acted as an informational resource to all office associates on project management needs *Oversaw Reception Administrator to ensure top notch client service and administrative support needs were met

ex: Management
ex: Gardening
ex: PHP
Office Manager

Law Solutions Chicago

November 2009 - April 2010

*Provided direct administrative support to lead attorney *Independently managed various projects including email and internet marketing, document administration, and record keeping *Prepared and reviewed client materials and maintained client files for three attorneys *Scheduled and coordinated preliminary interviews with current and potential clients

ex: Management
ex: Gardening
ex: PHP
Events Coordinator

Ohio Township Association

April 2006 - August 2009

*Planned, coordinated, and executed all aspects of two annual educational conferences *Negotiated contracts and pricing with hotels for meeting space and hotel rooms *Communicated with vendors regarding exhibition booths and provide support to conference sponsors *Developed and secured vendor contracts, menus and entertainment, and supervised staff to ensure flawless execution *Secured conference speakers and provide support regarding audio visual and presentation needs *Supervised entire conference reservation system and registration process in order to provide accurate data for internal processing, attendee information and the vendor database *Oversaw conference and education budget to ensure revenue goals are met *Collaborate with Board of Directors to determine objectives, develop agenda, and provide meeting oversight *Coordinated, developed and edited conference materials distributed to 9,000 members

ex: Management
ex: Gardening
ex: PHP
Community Director

March of Dimes

August 2004 - December 2005

*Coordinated and implemented fundraising events and program activities including "Signature Chefs Auction," attended by 1,200 people *Served as primary liaison between the organization, community, and volunteers *Developed relationships with community leaders and organizations to develop support for events *Coordinated with media representatives to promote events *Obtained local sponsorships and interacted with program staff and volunteers to ensure successful events *Managed volunteers efforts during planning and on-site at events *Gained experience in fundraising, sales, marketing, promotions, and volunteer management

ex: Management
ex: Gardening
ex: PHP
Community Director - Temporary Role

March of Dimes

January 2004 - July 2004

*Highly involved in the "Walk America" fundraiser as an Assistant Walk America Director *Maintained responsibility for event logistics, worked with Board members, and edited a quarterly newsletter *Managed volunteers that also worked on promotions and communication projects, including e-mails, direct mail, and telephone campaigns *Collaborated with city officials, food catering companies, and rental companies *Created fundraising strategies that increased revenue by 25% and strengthened customer relationships

ex: Management
ex: Gardening
ex: PHP

Workplace personality

100+

Company Size

12

Day Length

25+

Team Size

Loud

Noise Level

Formal

Dress Code

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