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Summary of Qualifications

Dedicated, resourceful, and decisive individual. Experienced, organized,
take-charge individual with demonstrated ability to successfully organize
various special events and occasions. Able to co-ordinate multiple duties;
can shift to cover multitude of responsibilities as needed. Detail-
oriented person with exceptional follow-through abilities; able to oversee
projects from concept to finish. Able to work well with individuals on all
levels. Highly effective in motivating and supervising staff.

Selected Achievements

Successfully planned and organized the following Shaw Festival Summer
Fundraisers: "Gershwin Gala" (formal event) for 300 guests raising
$13,000, "Theatre at Fort George"
and "The Compleat Conjuror".

Lead and coordinated an annual fund raiser called "The Shaw Shivaree"
raising $25,000 annually. A silent auction held in 1998 (5th annual).

Assisted a Toronto Consultant with the organization and ticket sales
for "The Boxing Event" - Sporting Event at the Royal York drawing 800
people - raised $154,000. "The Gershwin Party" - Live Auction drawing 500
people - raised $300,000. Responsible for local ticket sales, financial
statements and income tax receipts, and assisted during the events.

Helped to organize "Fair and Fete" fund raiser with proceeds being
donated toward Retired Acting Professionals and AIDS Niagara. Event held
annually in August at the Shaw Festival Theatre. Involves food and book
sales, a garage sale, activities for children /adults and storytelling.
Raised $15,000.

Volunteered to help organize the Niagara-on-the-Lake "Citizen of the
Year" Appreciation Dinner sponsored through the Chamber of Commerce.
Hosted 200 guests annually for three years.

Through the Chamber of Commerce in Niagara-on-the-Lake, was on the
committee for the "Polo for Heart" - Dinner Dance. Event of the day was
polo competition and the evening was a "black tie" dinner, hosting 350
people annually for three years.

Worked on committee that organized the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
"Winter Gala", a fund raiser for the town's Chamber of Commerce. Hosted
350 people every five years.

Career Skills

Special Events Planning
Collaborated closely with catering and convention service sales staff
to design personalized floor plans, decor, logistics, and staffing for
small and large events.
Coordinated logistics between departments involved in presenting
function (kitchen, beverage, and service staff).
On an ongoing basis received positive feedback from individuals,
groups and the general public that attended all functions. Comments: The
focus on attention to detail and delivery always resulted in consistent
and thorough execution.
Planned and executed several major fundraising events, both formal
and informal.

Public Relations
Established an extensive resource network, by regularly developing
contacts among the community, business associates, and employees and
Promoted special events and fund raisers by coordinating advertising
and marketing through flyers, posters, ads and media publicity (press

Customer Service
Developed an effective approach for advising customers on food and
alcohol orders by responding to individual needs.
Fostered repeat customers by consistently providing quick, well-
timed, and professional service.

Supervised bar and restaurant staff; scheduled hours and monitored
work performance.
Purchased all food, beverages, alcohol and supplies, maintained a
high quality inventory while staying within the budget.
Reviewed operations daily to ensure fresh food, clean environment.
Supervised and co-ordinated delivery schedule of wines to customers
and ensured customer payments of delivered goods
Recruited and coordinate individual volunteers and committees;
established their duties, responsibilities and remained available to
assist or advise them.

Career History

Pillitteri Estates Wines 2008-
Retail Sales
Performing tours of facility, tastings of wines, special events and sales

Professional Carpet Systems, St. Catharines, ON

Administration, Scheduling

Working in the office co-ordinating schedules and Production levels,
Administrative duties

Creekside Estate Winery, Jordan Station, ON

Administrative Assistant, Wholesale Wine Sales Co-ordinator

Working in the office co-ordinating sales/Monitoring Accounts Receivable

Joseph's Estate Wines, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
1998 -2000

Administrative Assistant, Wholesale Wine Sales Co-ordinator
2001- 2003

Working in the office co-ordinating 18 sales representatives/Accounts

Queen's Landing Inn, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
2000 - 2001
Banquet Supervisor
Worked with clients and staff for successful conference experience

Shaw Festival, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
1988 - 1998
Special Events Associate
Organized opening night dinners and coordinated annual local fund raisers
for The Shaw Festival.

Harbour Inn "1984", Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
1987 - 1988
Dining Room Manager
Supervised and scheduled service staff while responsible for the operation
of the dining room.

Chi-Chi's Restaurant, Toronto, ON
1986 - 1987
Dining Room and Bar Manager
Supervised a staff of 40 people, trained and scheduled employees.
Purchased and controlled liquor costs and controlled inventory.

Computer Skills

Microsoft Word * Excel * Internet experience * SimplyAccounting*AccPac


Ryerson Polytechnical Institute - Toronto, ON
Completed Bachelor of Arts Degree in Hospitality & Tourism
Niagara College of Applied Arts & Technology - Welland, ON
Completed Chemical Engineering Technology Diploma
Niagara District High School - Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

Completed Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
Completed Ontario Academic Credits (OAC)

Community and Volunteer Work

Heart and Stroke Foundation, Niagara-on-the-Lake - Canvasser (Two years)

Voluntarily Organized Special Events for:
Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake (Three years)

v References Available upon Request v

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Mavis MacDougall
Name: Mavis MacDougall
Location: Ontario,Canada

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