QC Career School

Vivian Schmitz

corporate event planner, event decorator, event planner

Vivian Schmitz

San Diego, CA

Energetic and organized professional with experience in event coordination in both the corporate and private realm. Skilled in managing projects, building positive relationships, organization, planning, and budgeting.

Executive Assistant/Office Manager
-Coordinate corporate events  resulting in higher employee engagement and site visibility. ​
-Coordinate team social events such as baseball outings, bowling, go-kart racing, a day at the races, all resulting in team building. Plan additional fun events for holidays, baby shower, and lunches to boost morale. ​
-Coordinate travel, hotel, transportation, and meeting spaces for management and visitors resulting in a logistical ease for the traveler.
-Plan corporate events to include catering, media, entertainment, and venues, ensuring specific needs are met and staying within budget. ​
-Manage inventory and facilities supply ensuring expenses are kept within budget. Process expenses and reconcile reports resulting in proper accounting. ​
-Developed corporate training procedures for Quality Management System, scheduled on-site group training, create document libraries in SharePoint, and conduct employee on-boarding, resulting in a more efficient training record system and office.
-Coordinate staff volunteer events to better serve our community as a team. ​
-Manage projects with cross-functional teams.
-Coordination of HR functions passed down from corporate.

Co-founder and Event Planner for Fandom Affairs
-Planned private events for unique occasions centered around whimsical and unconventional themes including weddings, birthdays, and showers.
-Managed a small entrepreneurial business that included marketing, sales, operations, and finance.
-Created master plans for all events and implemented with agility and a flexible mindset.