Resume du Jour – Jessica K. Tudor – Marketing / Advertising Coordinator, Public Relations, Event Planner

Jessica K. Tudor

Virginia Beach, VA  23455 / Princeton, NJ (July 2014)
JessicaKTudor@gmail.com

 

OBJECTIVE:              Marketing / Advertising Coordinator, Public Relations, Event Planner

 

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

 

  • 10 years, Political Intern / Campaign Volunteer / Legislative Assistant
  • 7 years, Television News Media Production Assistant
  • 4.5 years, Event Coordinator and Executive Assistant
  • 2 years, Retail Food Customer Service Representative

 

EXPERIENCE PORTFOLIO:

 

09/12 – present, Community Events Coordinator

Landstown Commons Shopping Center, Virginia Beach, VA

 

  • Liaison between store managers and property management for facility physical repairs, property issues, landscaping concerns and marketing events
  • Represent 50 retail storefronts to community; communicate sales and special events to target market of ~6,547 homeowners within four square miles via events, social media posts, and quarterly flyers; Print and distribute >1.5k flyers monthly to the retailers in the shopping center and surrounding businesses; distribute quarterly newsletters, book entertainment
  • Managed eight annual events; >1.3k attendees; plan /schedule carnival style concessions (snow cone, cotton candy, hot dog, popcorn), staffed 5-10 workers and private security for Trick or Treats, Egg Hunt & Kids Safety Day, Holiday Illumination, SPCA Craft Fair, Summer Concert Series, Classic Car Cruise In, Health & Wellness Fair, and Spring Dust Off

 

04/12 – present, Executive Assistant to Brigitte Gabriel

Counter Terrorism Expert, Author, & Public Speaker, Virginia Beach, VA (for Florida HQ’s)

 

  • Manage public relations events calendar for book signings, speaking events, and contract visits (media events such as radio and television quest appearances)
  • Responsible for generating weekly expense reports, arrange monthly travel, pay invoices (<$3K), and oversee logistics of packages, mail, checks, correspondence between Florida-based headquarters and Ms. Gabriel’s home city
  • Responsible for booking five events and assisted with PR for ~30 TV/radio appearances; correspond with publicists, TV, and radio media reps / publicists for guest appearances

 

08/12 – 08/13, Booth Coordinator, Show Bride, Bridal Shows, Virginia Beach, VA

 

  • Responsible for correspond and sales for vendors’ booth’s at six bridal shows per annum; resulting in booth sales revenue of ~$4K

 

01/08 – 10/12, Legislative Aide / Personal Assistant 

Honorable Bill DeSteph, Virginia Beach City Council, Virginia Beach, VA

 

  • Legislative duties included: Arranging travel, monetary deposits, computer data entry, correspondence with media publicists, TV/radio reps for appearances, and scheduling meetings; Attended / planned social, corporate, philanthropic, and political events
  • Liaison with elected officials, party officials, and aides in local, state, and federal government
  • Marketing responsibilities included: Re-election campaign tech-based strategies using Segway campaigners, car wraps, Facebook icons on literature, signs, and yard signs
  • Drafted and edited speeches, wrote/pushed emails to ~3,000+ supporters weekly; Drafted emails, personal and professional letters
  • Responsible for hiring campaign staff and working the polls
  • Provided personal assistance in managing home / family tasks; including scheduling of children and home life responsibilities; Responsible for managing logistics and care of two rental properties (Tulum, Mexico & Arlington, VA); Tracked investments of 1M+

 

10/07 – Present, Brand Ambassador 

Cliff Bar & Snickers, Marine Corps Marathon, Washington, D.C. &

Rock & Roll Half Marathon, Virginia Beach, VA

 

  • Distributed free product samples at marathon events to ~45,000 runners (overall total over years) and expo attendees, including: Mountain Dew – Kickstart, Virginia Beach, VA; AXE Mens Products, Norfolk, VA; American Laser Skincare, Hampton Roads, VA; Target, Chesapeake, VA; Travelers Insurance, Virginia Beach, VA; Strayer University, Norfolk VA; Dove Hair Products, Chesapeake, VA; Vaseline Mens Products; Degree Men’s Products; Various Liquor Brands- Hampton Roads, VA; Stella Artois- Hampton Roads, VA

 

11/07 – 12/07, Intern to US Congress

Honorable Jim Saxton, New Jersey 3rd District, Toms River/Pemberton/Lacey, NJ

 

  • Responsible for opening/distributing 100+ pieces of daily mail; answered 100+ calls daily; hosted 20+ Capitol tours, and attended briefings on behalf of the Congressmen.
  • Interacted with constituents and lobbyists, responding with 300+ response letters to constituents after entering constituent information into databases

 

09/07 – 10/07, Research Intern, The White House, Office of Scheduling, Washington, DC

 

  • Researched 20+ individuals and organizations daily (800+ during tenure) in LexisNexis, Google, Yahoo, Facebook and other sources to vet attendees of Presidential events, speech mentions, and letter recipients

 

07/06 – 10/06, Sales Associate/Manager, Summer Winds Tourist Shop, Virginia Beach, VA

 

  • Responsible for greeting ~<500 customers daily, providing retail services, selling souvenir products during a 6-12 hour shift, seven days a week
  • Responsible for conducting cash, charge, and ATM register operations, with as much as $2,000 in the register at any given time during the day (up to $5K on weekends)
  • Managed logistics of merchandise deliveries, stocking/shelving of ~1,000 items weekly

 

05/06 – 09/06, Hostess, Giovanni’s Restaurant, Virginia Beach, VA

 

  • Responsible for greeting / seating ~400 customers daily, during a 6-12 hour shift, six days a week; table set-up, end-of-shift cleaning, and bussing
  • Sold an average of $300 worth of take-out food products per shift with a weekly average of $2,000 in sales; Responsible for conducting cash, charge, and register operations, with “0%” errors in sales recording, and “0%” errors in cash balances

 

09/04 – 01/06, Hostess, La Bella Italia, Virginia Beach, VA

 

  • Responsible for greeting and seating up to 200 customers per shift, during a six-hour shift, six days weekly; table set-up, end-of-shift cleaning, bussing, silver & napkin wrapping (200 daily); Responsible for assisting servers with bread, condiments, drink, and food deliveries for 20 tables after seating guests and setting up child seating
  • Responsible for conducting cash, charge, with an average of “0%” errors in sales recording, and “0%” errors in cash balances

 

05/04 – 08/04 & 05/05 – 08/05, Sales Associate, London New York, Virginia Beach, VA

 

  • Responsible for greeting ~150 customers daily, providing retail clothing sales and services, during a 10-hour a shift, five days weekly; stocking/shelving of ~100 items daily; Responsible for conducting cash, charge, and register operations, with as much as $1,000 in the register at any given time during the day, and ~ $2,000 weekends

 

09/00 – 08/07, Production Assistant, Tudor Productions, Virginia Beach, VA

 

  • Managed courier services for drawings between courtroom and broadcast media TV crews during the 2006 D.C. sniper trials
  • Responsible for obtaining completed legal forms to actors and models (talent release) during commercial, video, and documentary shoots

 

FORMAL EDUCATION:

 

  • 2012, Bachelor of Art, Government & Intl. Politics, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
  • 2009, Associate of Science, Business Administration & Social Sciences, Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach, VA; GPA: 3.00

 

CAREER TRAINING / CERTIFICATIONS:

 

  • 2013, Stewards of Children Training Certificate, Protecting Children Foundation, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2008, Jennifer Byler Institute, Republican Party of VA, Richmond, VA
  • Notary Public- VA

 

HARDWARE / SOFTWARE / TECHNICAL / COMPUTER:

 

  • Internet Research (Google, Yahoo, Lexis-Nexis)
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

 

CONFERENCES ATTENDED:

 

  • 2014 – present, TEDx, Hampton Roads, VA (Planning stages)
  • 2011, Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC)
  • 2009 – 2013, ACT! For America National Conference- (National Security Focus)
  • 2007, Intelligence Summit, Counter-Terrorism, Homeland Security, and International Affairs, Washington, D.C.
  • 2006, Intelligence Summit, Counter-Terrorism, Homeland Security, and International Affairs, St. Petersburg, FL

 

VOLUNTEER / COMMUNITY / TRADE ORGANIZATIONS:

 

  • 2014, Volunteer Chair, Kids’ Fundango Festival, Hampton Roads, VA
  • 2013 – present, American Marketing Association, Member #03287153
  • 2013 – present, Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, Hampton Roads, VA
  • 2013 – present, Hampton Roads Young Republicans, Hampton Roads, VA
  • 2013 – present, Ladies America, Hampton Roads, VA
  • 2013 – present, Board Member, Stop Abuse, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2013, Volunteer, Scott Taylor for Delegate, Political Campaign, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2012, Volunteer Kids Fundango Festival, Hampton Roads, VA
  • 2011, Volunteer, John Moss for City Council, Political Campaign, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2010, Volunteer, Bob McDonnell for Governor, Political Campaign, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2010 & 2012, Volunteer, Scott Rigell for Congress, Political Campaign, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2009 & 2011, Volunteer, Jeff McWaters for State Senate, Political Campaign, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2009 & 2011, Volunteer, Bob Purkey for House of Delegates, Political Campaign, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2009 – present, Volunteer / Member, Children Performance Workshops, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2008, Volunteer, John Moss for Mayor, Political Campaign, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2008 – 2012, volunteer/donation organizer, Nobleman, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2006 & 2010, Volunteer, Bill DeSteph for City Council, Political Campaign, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2005 & 2007, Volunteer, Sal Iaquinto for House of Delegates, Political Campaign, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2004 – 2007, Volunteer, John Welsh for Virginia Delegate Campaign, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2005 – present, ACT! For America, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2005 & 2006, Member, High School Model UN: Committee Foreman, Belgium and Bulgaria representative
  • 2004 – 2006, Volunteer, Model UN – Committee Foreman; represented Belgium and Bulgaria
  • 2004 & 2006, Volunteer, Thelma Drake for Congress, Political Campaign, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2004 & 2005, Member, High School DECA (Distributive Education Clubs Of America)
  • 2004 – 2005, Volunteer, Civil Air Patrol Cadet 1st class: Air/Ground Search & Rescue Operations
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Resume du Jour – Jessica K. Tudor – Marketing / Advertising Coordinator, Public Relations, Event Planner

Jessica K. Tudor

Virginia Beach, VA  23455 / Princeton, NJ (July 2014)
JessicaKTudor@gmail.com

 

OBJECTIVE:              Marketing / Advertising Coordinator, Public Relations, Event Planner

 

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:

 

  • 10 years, Political Intern / Campaign Volunteer / Legislative Assistant
  • 7 years, Television News Media Production Assistant
  • 4.5 years, Event Coordinator and Executive Assistant
  • 2 years, Retail Food Customer Service Representative

 

EXPERIENCE PORTFOLIO:

 

09/12 – present, Community Events Coordinator

Landstown Commons Shopping Center, Virginia Beach, VA

 

  • Liaison between store managers and property management for facility physical repairs, property issues, landscaping concerns and marketing events
  • Represent 50 retail storefronts to community; communicate sales and special events to target market of ~6,547 homeowners within four square miles via events, social media posts, and quarterly flyers; Print and distribute >1.5k flyers monthly to the retailers in the shopping center and surrounding businesses; distribute quarterly newsletters, book entertainment
  • Managed eight annual events; >1.3k attendees; plan /schedule carnival style concessions (snow cone, cotton candy, hot dog, popcorn), staffed 5-10 workers and private security for Trick or Treats, Egg Hunt & Kids Safety Day, Holiday Illumination, SPCA Craft Fair, Summer Concert Series, Classic Car Cruise In, Health & Wellness Fair, and Spring Dust Off

 

04/12 – present, Executive Assistant to Brigitte Gabriel

Counter Terrorism Expert, Author, & Public Speaker, Virginia Beach, VA (for Florida HQ’s)

 

  • Manage public relations events calendar for book signings, speaking events, and contract visits (media events such as radio and television quest appearances)
  • Responsible for generating weekly expense reports, arrange monthly travel, pay invoices (<$3K), and oversee logistics of packages, mail, checks, correspondence between Florida-based headquarters and Ms. Gabriel’s home city
  • Responsible for booking five events and assisted with PR for ~30 TV/radio appearances; correspond with publicists, TV, and radio media reps / publicists for guest appearances

 

08/12 – 08/13, Booth Coordinator, Show Bride, Bridal Shows, Virginia Beach, VA

 

  • Responsible for correspond and sales for vendors’ booth’s at six bridal shows per annum; resulting in booth sales revenue of ~$4K

 

01/08 – 10/12, Legislative Aide / Personal Assistant 

Honorable Bill DeSteph, Virginia Beach City Council, Virginia Beach, VA

 

  • Legislative duties included: Arranging travel, monetary deposits, computer data entry, correspondence with media publicists, TV/radio reps for appearances, and scheduling meetings; Attended / planned social, corporate, philanthropic, and political events
  • Liaison with elected officials, party officials, and aides in local, state, and federal government
  • Marketing responsibilities included: Re-election campaign tech-based strategies using Segway campaigners, car wraps, Facebook icons on literature, signs, and yard signs
  • Drafted and edited speeches, wrote/pushed emails to ~3,000+ supporters weekly; Drafted emails, personal and professional letters
  • Responsible for hiring campaign staff and working the polls
  • Provided personal assistance in managing home / family tasks; including scheduling of children and home life responsibilities; Responsible for managing logistics and care of two rental properties (Tulum, Mexico & Arlington, VA); Tracked investments of 1M+

 

10/07 – Present, Brand Ambassador 

Cliff Bar & Snickers, Marine Corps Marathon, Washington, D.C. &

Rock & Roll Half Marathon, Virginia Beach, VA

 

  • Distributed free product samples at marathon events to ~45,000 runners (overall total over years) and expo attendees, including: Mountain Dew – Kickstart, Virginia Beach, VA; AXE Mens Products, Norfolk, VA; American Laser Skincare, Hampton Roads, VA; Target, Chesapeake, VA; Travelers Insurance, Virginia Beach, VA; Strayer University, Norfolk VA; Dove Hair Products, Chesapeake, VA; Vaseline Mens Products; Degree Men’s Products; Various Liquor Brands- Hampton Roads, VA; Stella Artois- Hampton Roads, VA

 

11/07 – 12/07, Intern to US Congress

Honorable Jim Saxton, New Jersey 3rd District, Toms River/Pemberton/Lacey, NJ

 

  • Responsible for opening/distributing 100+ pieces of daily mail; answered 100+ calls daily; hosted 20+ Capitol tours, and attended briefings on behalf of the Congressmen.
  • Interacted with constituents and lobbyists, responding with 300+ response letters to constituents after entering constituent information into databases

 

09/07 – 10/07, Research Intern, The White House, Office of Scheduling, Washington, DC

 

  • Researched 20+ individuals and organizations daily (800+ during tenure) in LexisNexis, Google, Yahoo, Facebook and other sources to vet attendees of Presidential events, speech mentions, and letter recipients

 

07/06 – 10/06, Sales Associate/Manager, Summer Winds Tourist Shop, Virginia Beach, VA

 

  • Responsible for greeting ~<500 customers daily, providing retail services, selling souvenir products during a 6-12 hour shift, seven days a week
  • Responsible for conducting cash, charge, and ATM register operations, with as much as $2,000 in the register at any given time during the day (up to $5K on weekends)
  • Managed logistics of merchandise deliveries, stocking/shelving of ~1,000 items weekly

 

05/06 – 09/06, Hostess, Giovanni’s Restaurant, Virginia Beach, VA

 

  • Responsible for greeting / seating ~400 customers daily, during a 6-12 hour shift, six days a week; table set-up, end-of-shift cleaning, and bussing
  • Sold an average of $300 worth of take-out food products per shift with a weekly average of $2,000 in sales; Responsible for conducting cash, charge, and register operations, with “0%” errors in sales recording, and “0%” errors in cash balances

 

09/04 – 01/06, Hostess, La Bella Italia, Virginia Beach, VA

 

  • Responsible for greeting and seating up to 200 customers per shift, during a six-hour shift, six days weekly; table set-up, end-of-shift cleaning, bussing, silver & napkin wrapping (200 daily); Responsible for assisting servers with bread, condiments, drink, and food deliveries for 20 tables after seating guests and setting up child seating
  • Responsible for conducting cash, charge, with an average of “0%” errors in sales recording, and “0%” errors in cash balances

 

05/04 – 08/04 & 05/05 – 08/05, Sales Associate, London New York, Virginia Beach, VA

 

  • Responsible for greeting ~150 customers daily, providing retail clothing sales and services, during a 10-hour a shift, five days weekly; stocking/shelving of ~100 items daily; Responsible for conducting cash, charge, and register operations, with as much as $1,000 in the register at any given time during the day, and ~ $2,000 weekends

 

09/00 – 08/07, Production Assistant, Tudor Productions, Virginia Beach, VA

 

  • Managed courier services for drawings between courtroom and broadcast media TV crews during the 2006 D.C. sniper trials
  • Responsible for obtaining completed legal forms to actors and models (talent release) during commercial, video, and documentary shoots

 

FORMAL EDUCATION:

 

  • 2012, Bachelor of Art, Government & Intl. Politics, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
  • 2009, Associate of Science, Business Administration & Social Sciences, Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach, VA; GPA: 3.00

 

CAREER TRAINING / CERTIFICATIONS:

 

  • 2013, Stewards of Children Training Certificate, Protecting Children Foundation, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2008, Jennifer Byler Institute, Republican Party of VA, Richmond, VA
  • Notary Public- VA

 

HARDWARE / SOFTWARE / TECHNICAL / COMPUTER:

 

  • Internet Research (Google, Yahoo, Lexis-Nexis)
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

 

CONFERENCES ATTENDED:

 

  • 2014 – present, TEDx, Hampton Roads, VA (Planning stages)
  • 2011, Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC)
  • 2009 – 2013, ACT! For America National Conference- (National Security Focus)
  • 2007, Intelligence Summit, Counter-Terrorism, Homeland Security, and International Affairs, Washington, D.C.
  • 2006, Intelligence Summit, Counter-Terrorism, Homeland Security, and International Affairs, St. Petersburg, FL

 

VOLUNTEER / COMMUNITY / TRADE ORGANIZATIONS:

 

  • 2014, Volunteer Chair, Kids’ Fundango Festival, Hampton Roads, VA
  • 2013 – present, American Marketing Association, Member #03287153
  • 2013 – present, Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, Hampton Roads, VA
  • 2013 – present, Hampton Roads Young Republicans, Hampton Roads, VA
  • 2013 – present, Ladies America, Hampton Roads, VA
  • 2013 – present, Board Member, Stop Abuse, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2013, Volunteer, Scott Taylor for Delegate, Political Campaign, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2012, Volunteer Kids Fundango Festival, Hampton Roads, VA
  • 2011, Volunteer, John Moss for City Council, Political Campaign, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2010, Volunteer, Bob McDonnell for Governor, Political Campaign, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2010 & 2012, Volunteer, Scott Rigell for Congress, Political Campaign, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2009 & 2011, Volunteer, Jeff McWaters for State Senate, Political Campaign, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2009 & 2011, Volunteer, Bob Purkey for House of Delegates, Political Campaign, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2009 – present, Volunteer / Member, Children Performance Workshops, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2008, Volunteer, John Moss for Mayor, Political Campaign, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2008 – 2012, volunteer/donation organizer, Nobleman, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2006 & 2010, Volunteer, Bill DeSteph for City Council, Political Campaign, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2005 & 2007, Volunteer, Sal Iaquinto for House of Delegates, Political Campaign, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2004 – 2007, Volunteer, John Welsh for Virginia Delegate Campaign, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2005 – present, ACT! For America, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2005 & 2006, Member, High School Model UN: Committee Foreman, Belgium and Bulgaria representative
  • 2004 – 2006, Volunteer, Model UN – Committee Foreman; represented Belgium and Bulgaria
  • 2004 & 2006, Volunteer, Thelma Drake for Congress, Political Campaign, Virginia Beach, VA
  • 2004 & 2005, Member, High School DECA (Distributive Education Clubs Of America)
  • 2004 – 2005, Volunteer, Civil Air Patrol Cadet 1st class: Air/Ground Search & Rescue Operations
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