"Executive Assistant Project Administrative in Tampa St Petersburg FL Resume Julia Thornbrough"
JULIA A. THORNBROUGH Tampa, Florida 33614 ♦ Cell: 813-784-2929 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE <*Worked in a variety of capacities from 1989-Present while raising children*> Get Motivated Seminars, Inc. 2010 to present Nationally recognized to inspire, recharge, and retool professionals with new perspectives, concepts, and procedures to take businesses to the next level. Mega-watt speakers deliver action-packed information. National Sales/Event Coordinator o Instigated new business development with decision makers of privately owned companies to Fortune 500 o Managed accounts to coordinate upgrades, ticket delivery, event notifications, promotions, and special needs o Workbook orders consistently ranged between 20% - 50% of total ticket sales. Normal was 15% Chico’s 2010 to present An upscale women’s boutique. Part-time/Greeter & sales clerk o Established regular customers o Earned bonuses 10 times from large single purchases by customers Traveling with Julia 2006-2008 Owner/Travel Business/Presentations o Organized individual/group packages for land or cruise travel Royal Tea Room and Gift Shop 2003-2006 Part-Time o Created a truly authentic ‘tea room’ experience for customers o Developed loyal clientele with 80% repeat business for 3 years o Assisted in driving sales for increased profitability Author/Writer 1999-Present o Completed Memoir: Past Life DNA, An Incredible Journey from Anger to Forgiveness, publication in 2012 o Published articles in award-winning education magazine, major newspaper, and literary magazine o Educational/Motivational Presentations o Designed 7 week Webinars Series, “Put Joy Back into Your Life” o Created 1-Day Workshops C. V. Mosby Publishing Company, St. Louis, Mo. 1976-1983 A prestigious medical/ dental/ nursing/ and college publishing company for texts and reference books. Acquiring Editor (1980-1983) o Cultivated relationships with professors to write college texts in nutrition, special education, education, and home economics o Drafted contracts for book proposals o Identified markets and competition for each book proposal College Sales Representative (1976-1980) JULIA A. THORNBROUGH PAGE TWO o Met quota 2 years, exceeded quota by 10% 2 years Riverview Gardens School District, St. Louis, Mo. 1969-1976 High School Teacher-Social Studies Department o Launched and designed a new course in Peace Education o Pioneered and implemented individualized learning programs for 150 students o Result: Students accepted greater responsibility in the learning process o Elected by junior and senior class students to be their sponsor 2 consecutive years EDUCATION Master of Arts in Teaching, Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri Bachelor of Arts in European History, University of Missouri at St. Louis PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT University of South Florida-8 Writing Courses Suncoast Writer’s Conference Member of Tampa Bay Business Owners Member of the Florida Writer’s Association Toastmasters: Completed first level – Competent Communicator Author of Past Life DNA, An Incredible Journey from Anger to Forgiveness Published articles in St. Petersburg Times, Converge, and Palm Prints, literary journal COMMUNITY OUTREACH Volunteer for Road to Recovery, which is a transportation program sponsored by the American Cancer Society; Volunteer as an usher and greeter for a local Tampa Bay church and past Group Leader in the Hillsborough Chapter of Florida Writers’ Association. OTHER ACTIVITIES President Carrollwood Day School PTA – 1991 – 1993 This was a start-up operation. It went from a blank sheet of paper to providing a blueprint for longevity. o Delegated leadership responsibilities to all board members & respective committees o Motivated parents to become fully involved in their child’s education o Parent/Teacher membership reached 100% both years o Implemented vision and leadership positions still in place 20 years later Chairperson-Fundraising Committee Carrollwood Day School – 1989 – 1991 o Increased attendance at fundraiser by 200% o Drove the highest level of profitability for the organization