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MYRICIA COLLIER

Holly Springs,NC

Summary

Motivated business professional bringing twelve years of experience in the non-profit sector along with seven years of entrepreneurial experience. Dedicated and personable with an extensive background in managing administrative and sales operations and personnel. Well-versed in training, educating, motivating and supporting staff members.

Overview

18
18
years of professional experience

Work History

Business Owner

Classiq Company Events
Holly Springs , NC
2017.10 - Current
  • Conducted initial consultation with clients to discuss wedding details, venue options and other logistics to understand vision and budget.
  • Studied market to determine optimal pricing of services and to capitalize on opportunities,
  • Reconciled daily sales and financial reports in QuickBooks.
  • Used print strategies such as magazine ads, social media, and marketing brochures to bring in and capture new leads/business.
  • Remained up-to-date on current trends and attended industry trade shows, markets, and conferences.
  • Consulted with customers to assess needs and propose optimal solutions.
  • Executed over 50+ Weddings and Events since 2017. (5-10 weddings executed annually)
  • Increased sales by 50% in 2021
  • Created tailor-made wedding plans to maximize client budget, ensure client satisfaction and cultivate referrals.

Sales and Events Manager

Paramount Event Venue
Morrisville , NC
2021.01 - 2021.07
  • Directed management meetings to enhance collaboration and maintain culture based on trust and group problem-solving.
  • Responsible for touring with potential clients, scheduling and staffing events for venue. (Corporate events, weddings, and social events.)
  • Implemented new pricing guide to remain competitive in Raleigh, NC market
  • Established new partnerships and vendors to improve client experience
  • Assisted in recruiting, hiring and training of team members.
  • Cultivated and strengthened lasting client relationships through sales and dynamic communication skills.
  • Cold called 30-40 leads monthly to convert into sales. (Increased sales by 25%)
  • Worked to develop network by identifying and pursuing new leads, attending industry events and building rapport with clients.
  • Enhanced profitability by developing and streamlining pipelines utilizing marketing and sales strategies.

Sales and Event Manager

The Hall and Gardens at Landmark
GARNER , NC
2019.11 - 2021.01
  • Maintained financial controls, planned business operations and control expenses while identifying and pursuing opportunities to grow business operations and boost profits in wedding industry.
  • Achieved sales goals and service targets by cultivating and securing new customer and vendor relationships.
  • Drove team and company profits by developing and strengthening relationships with industry partners and potential clients.
  • Identified opportunities and cultivated new business through 10-15 new cold calls per week.
  • Monitored sales team performance, analyzed sales data and reported information to office manager and venue owners.
  • Coordinated staff sales meetings to discuss strategies, best practices and process improvements to help increase revenue
  • Executed 20+ Weddings, Corporate and Social Events annually.
  • Hired, cross-trained, and evaluated staff members for various event-specific functions and assessed employees' understanding of associated processes and procedures.

Youth / Senior Youth Director

KRAFT FAMILY YMCA, APEX
, NC
2008.04 - 2019.05
  • Directly supervised four full time youth directors and served as their support and leadership.
  • Collaborated with each youth director on their professional growth and development using 30/60/90 training program.
  • Designed strategies to grow our youth department and youth programs in our service area and acquired two new Wake County Schools and charter school to service during tenure.
  • Created strong partnerships with key stakeholders and Principals in Wake County
  • Kept accurate records on participants' activity attendance, disciplinary actions and medication usage to improve camper documentation.
  • Planned and conducted community activities such as food drives, summer programs, and adult fitness programs.
  • Trained staff members on conducting events, following safety procedures, and parent communication.

Senior Membership Engagement Director

Downtown Durham YMCA
Durham , NC
2016.01 - 2016.09
  • Provided professional high-quality communication and administration to YMCA Members by building relationships.
  • Identified, hired and trained highly qualified staff by teaching best practices, procedures and sales strategies to gain and maintain memberships.
  • Reduced in house expenses by $2,000+ effectively negotiating contractor prices, terms and service agreements for facility.
  • Developed innovative marketing campaigns to increase member engagement within our target demographic and drive brand exposure.
  • Handled 10+ calls per day to address customer account inquiries and concerns
  • Supervised 20+ staff and organized staff trainings, onboarding, and ensured certifications were current
  • Increased branch memberships by 10% and maintained membership levels.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration -

Shaw University
2022

Certified Wedding and Event Planner -

The Bridal Society
Atlanta, GA
2017

Skills

  • Employee Motivation and Performance
  • Organizational Development
  • New Hire Onboarding
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Administrative and Office Support
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and G Suite
  • Excellent Attention to Detail
  • Project Management

Timeline

Sales and Events Manager

Paramount Event Venue
2021.01 - 2021.07

Sales and Event Manager

The Hall and Gardens at Landmark
2019.11 - 2021.01

Business Owner

Classiq Company Events
2017.10 - Current

Senior Membership Engagement Director

Downtown Durham YMCA
2016.01 - 2016.09

Youth / Senior Youth Director

KRAFT FAMILY YMCA, APEX
2008.04 - 2019.05

Bachelor of Business Administration -

Shaw University

Certified Wedding and Event Planner -

The Bridal Society
MYRICIA COLLIER