The consummate and multi-faceted EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONAL with 10+ years of success managing C-Level executives in highly visible positions. Team-oriented project manager with effective communication skills across various levels of executive management and staff, who has a proven track record of retaining and handling confidential information with discretion. Self-motivated, and effective in problem solving while managing complex
The consummate and multi-faceted EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONAL with 10+ years of success managing C-Level executives in highly visible positions. Team-oriented project manager with effective communication skills across various levels of executive management and staff, who has a proven track record of retaining and handling confidential information with discretion. Self-motivated, and effective in problem solving while managing complex calendars daily which include board meetings, special projects and travel arrangements. Ideates and produces impactful and eye-catching presentations, spreadsheets and general correspondence. Proficient in accurate budget management, expense reporting and P-Card reconciliations.
Effective and thorough EVENT PLANNER with 9 years of demonstrated success simultaneously managing multiple events of various complexities, including staff meetings, lecture series, symposiums, social events, holiday parties, and team building activities. Detailed and precise from conception of event design to execution of final product, always seeking to go above and beyond for quality results. Skilled and gifted in transforming big picture ideas into reality while being resourceful to meet the budget needs of executives and/or clients. Outstanding track record of second to none creativity, branding, innovative deliverables in moment’s notice, meeting deadlines, site selection and all-encompassing logistical arrangements, contract negotiations, vendor selections, online registrations, post-event surveys, etc.
PROFESSIONAL ATTRIBUTES: Highly innovative and creative professional who thrives in fast-pace environments with autonomy and within team cultures. Detail-oriented, knowledgeable, proactive, strong organization and planning, continuous process improvement practices, strong leadership and delegation skills, customer relationship management, and a high-level of positivity, confidence, and friendly juxtaposition.
Exec Admin Asst @ From 2005 to Present (10 years) HR Assistant @ Managed a broad range of HR functions including payroll administration (50+ employees), Federal Payroll and Personnel System (FPPS) database, personnel file management, employee screening, scheduling interviews, and implementation of staff training and office wide events. From May 2004 to November 2005 (1 year 7 months) HR Assistant @ Functioned as an assistant to HR Specialist and Chief of Personnel to aide in various HR tasks such as the screening all job applications using an automated applicant tracking system, preparation of pre-employments packets and offer letters for new hires, the extension of job offers when instructed, coding Personnel Actions for reassignments, promotions, resignations, and terminations, orienting new employees in appropriate benefits and the enrollment process, as well as serving as the point of contact for interviews, applicant testing, and training sessions. From July 2002 to August 2003 (1 year 2 months)
Meeting and Event Planning @ Emory UniversityBachelor of Arts (BA), Marketing @ Clark Atlanta University From 2001 to 2005 Khiya Townsend is skilled in: Leadership, Project Management, Event Management, Marketing Event Planning, Graphic Design, C-Level Executive..., Executive Calendar..., Strategic Planning, Organizing Meetings, Contract Negotiation, Human Resources, Recruiting, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Word, Interviews, Employee Benefits, Social Media Marketing, Applicant Tracking..., Training, Social Media, Outlook, Travel Management, PowerPoint, Visio, Confidentiality, Concur, TPAS, Expense Reports, Event Planning
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