Sarah Donaldson Mairs
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CAREER RESUME

SUMMARY: Dynamic entertainment, events, public relations, and marketing professional seeks a new opportunity where she can contribute her creativity, organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to form relationships, media savvy, and positive team outlook.


RELEVANT FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT
Caesars Entertainment Corporation - Atlantic City, NJ
Regional Entertainment Coordinator: NJ: Harrah’s, Caesars, Bally’s, Showboat, & HOB. PA: Harrah’s.
* Tracked the routing of all entertainment contracts up to 150 at a time using office boards and Excel.
* Facilitated the receipt of proper insurance for all acts and events with agents and management.
* Achieved #1 ranking in compliance with Harrah’s Risk Management company-wide.
* Coordinated Lidia Bastianich’s shows at Caesars Circus Maximus Theatre.
* Managed payroll for the Entertainment Staff at all four Atlantic City properties, up to 400 on staff.
* Supervised box offices and showrooms with authority, patience, and excellent customer service.
* Led reorganization of offices including re-labeling office filing cabinets and warehousing older files.

MPI Talent Agency - Los Angeles, CA
Executive Assistant to The President and The Director of Business Operations
* Transferred Concert Offers from Talent Buyers into Work Orders for contract Deal Memos.
* Distributed communication regarding weekly bookings and updating agent’s talent route books.
* Liaison with Sha Na Na, David Cassidy, Davy Jones, Ben Vereen, Suzanne Somers, Peter Cetera, and more.
* Corresponded with Talent Buyers regarding the status of nearly 150 contracts and deposits at a time.
* Answered heavy phones and handled scheduling, dictation, filing, and updating route books.

International Creative Management Partners - Los Angeles, CA
Assistant to Senior Music and TV Talent Agents
* Transferred Concert Offers from Talent Buyers into Deal Memos in preparation to generate contracts.
* Liaison with Aretha Franklin, Ringo Starr, Smokey Robinson, Howie Mandel, Vanessa Williams, and more.
* Generated ticket count reports for concerts three times each week. Executed events at The Wilshire Theatre.
* Corresponded with Talent Buyers regarding the status of nearly 150 contracts and deposits at a time.
* Answered heavy phones and handled scheduling, dictation, filing, and updating route books.

TalentWorks - Burbank, CA
Assistant to Senior TV and Motion Picture Talent Agents
* Submitted clients for auditions and executed their heavy scheduling through Casting Directors offices.
* Generated appointments, entered bookings, managed calendars, and updated records thru inEntertainment.
* Liaison with large client roster, casting directors, managers, and entire TalentWorks team.
* Closed deals, handled deal memos, updated resumes, answered heavy phones, and updated call sheets.

Advent: Advertising. Events. Entertainment. - Philadelphia, PA
Events & Entertainment Manager
* Co-planned "Venice Lofts' Fashion & Fare" event for Dranoff Properties with over 20 sponsors.
* Secured a relationship with Philadelphia Style Magazine and PHL 17 for the "Fashion & Fare" event.
* Sold participation fees for table partners and sponsors for the "Fashion & Fare" event and generated artwork.
* Launched the company’s Facebook page and invited over 6,000 attendees to our event.
* Assisted in the coaching and development of interns with the preparation of their expected duties.

ADDITIONAL NOTABLE EMPLOYMENT OR TEMP ASSIGNMENTS
* “Fashion Mob” for The Style Network - Ellen Rakieten Entertainment - Hollywood, CA - Casting Recruiter
* Universal Music Group Distribution - Universal City, CA - Temp Executive Assistant to The SVP of Sales
* Fontana Distribution - Universal City, CA - Temp Executive Assistant to The President
* Frontline Management/Azoffmusic - Los Angeles, CA - Temp Executive Assistant to The CFO
* Wild Woods Post Production Sound - Burbank, CA - Temp Junior Account Executive and Scheduler
* 51 Minds Entertainment/Endemol - Hollywood, CA - Temp Rights and Clearances Assistant
* NBC 40 - Atlantic City, NJ - On Camera News Reporting and Anchoring Intern
* Philadelphia & DC Style Magazines - Philadelphia, PA - Public Relations Intern and Columnist
* Effect Partners and Dajon Marketing and Promotions - Philadelphia, NYC, LA - Marketing Specialist
* VIP Nation for LiveNation - Atlantic City, NJ - On-Call Assistant for a Major Concert Tour
* Lincoln Financial Field - Philadelphia, PA - VIP Concierge for Philadelphia Eagles games and events
* AQUA America - Bryn Mawr, PA - Temp Human Resources Project Manager for Pension Project and          Executive Assistant
* Universal Atlantic Systems - Broomall, PA - Customer Care Specialist and Liason to the President and VP
* Communications Research Associates: CRA, Inc. - Radnor, PA - Project Coordinator and Executive Assistant

SKILLS & STRENGTHS & INTERESTING FACTS
* Computer Skills: MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; Mac; Windows; Internet; Entourage; E-Agent; Photoshop; TimeWorks; Website Development & Design; Email Marketing; Social Networking; PR Websites; AS400; Ticketmaster; TAMS; Studio System; AgencyPro; Breakdown & Sides Express; inEntertainment; Casting Networks; Navision.
* Diverse Strengths: Motivated; Responsible; Superb Writing/Verbal Skills; Quick Learner; Great Organizer/Note Taker; Strategic Creative Thinker; Stage/Costume Management; Theatre Treasurer; Studied Spanish and French.
* Interesting Facts: Was a contestant on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” and Broadway Touring Actress in “Grease.”

EDUCATION & ACADEMIC HONORS
* Catholic University of America: Bachelors of Music - Washington, DC
* CUA Alumni Feature: bit.ly/SarahDonaldsonCUASpotlight
* CUA: Academic & Music Scholarships; Honors Program; Orientation Leader; Cum Laude; Dean’s List; GPA 3.5.
* Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts: Summer Dramatic Arts Program - London, UK
* Merion Mercy Academy: Music Major - Merion, PA - Mercy Scholarship; National/Music Honor Societies; Yearbook Editor; Public Speaking and Performance Awards; Leadership Team; GPA 3.7.