Event Management

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Resume ID:

527023

Posted:

10.27.2017

Location:

Toronto, ON 

Postal Code:

M5E 1E6
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Employment Category:

Administration & Support Services, Management & Consulting Services, Other, Tourism, Hospitality, Food Service

Employment Type:

Full Time, Permanent, Contractor

Language:

English, Excellent, Azerbaijani, Excellent, Russian, Excellent, Chinese Mandarin, Excellent, Turkish, Basic, Ukrainian, Basic,
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Objective:

Originally from Azerbaijan, my background includes years of international experience, several government-scholarship awards and fluency in foreign languages.

I am a results-driven and creative manager, with an ability to stay productive under pressure and be a reliable team member. My inclusive management style and values are based on respect, integrity and honesty.

My expertise covers such areas as event planning and organization, project management, communication, administration and staff training. I am also available for freelance translation, editing and proofreading projects.

At the moment I am on my way to move to Canada and I am actively looking for a full-time position within a company/organization, where I can continue applying my experience and skills.

Education:

09.05.2011 - 06.05.2017
Peking University
International Politics, School of Asian and African Studies
Master’s Degree


09.05.2006 - 06.05.2011
Peking University
International Politics (minor in Diplomacy)
Bachelor’s Degree


09.10.2004 - 06.02.2005
Powhatan High School

High school


09.01.1994 - 05.25.2004
Secondary School No134

High school


Skills:

  • Organization
  • Coordination
  • Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Administration
  • Communication
  • Presentation
  • International Relations
  • Research & Analysis
  • Negotiation
  • Business Development
  • Staffing
  • Teaching & Training
  • Localization
  • Translation & Proofreading

Occupations:

Administrative-Clerical: Administrative Support, Executive Support, General-Other: Administrative-Clerical, Property Management, Secretary-Executive Assistant
Editorial Writing: Documentation-Technical Writing, Editing & Proofreading, General-Other: Editorial-Writing, Translation-Interpretation
Project-Program Management: Event Planning-Coordination, General-Other: Project-Program Management, Program Management, Project Management
Quality Assurance-Safety: Software Quality Assurance

Resume Entry:

VENUE OPERATIONS COORDINATOR
AZERBAIJAN GRAND PRIX (BAKU CITY CIRCUIT OPERATIONS COMPANY) 
FEBRUARY 2016- TILL PRESENT (BAKU, AZERBAIJAN)
Development and implementation of an effective Race-time venue management plan which includes:
Venue policies, procedures and document control
Staffing, scheduling and training of paid staff and volunteers
External stakeholders venue accreditation process
Radio distribution and communication plans
Content for spectator-related printed publications
Provision of spectator services to the Formula 1 guests and clients, including information points, claims centers, access & crowd control, grandstands, security coordination etc.
Race-time line management of 25 paid staff, 100+ volunteers
 
VENUE COORDINATION CENTRE (VCC) MANAGER
BAKU EUROPEAN GAMES OPERATIONS COMMITTEE (BEGOC)
APRIL 2015 – JUNE 2015 (BAKU, AZERBAIJAN)
Responsible for the successful operation of Venue Coordination Centre, ensuring the precise flow of information to support the overall venue operations:
Log/ track of issues and events via GIMS and Yammer (designated games-time software)
Liaison with BEGOC functions and venue stakeholders
Assist the Venue General Manager in communication with the Games Operations Support Centre and Venue Security
Triage information to support the VGM in decision making
Production and management of Daily Run Sheets
Games-time line management of 20 Radio Operators
 
PERSONAL ASSISTANT TO GENERAL MANAGER
AZ GROUP/ DOMINO’S PIZZA AZERBAIJAN FRANCHISE
June 2014 – Jan 2015 (BAKU, AZERBAIJAN)
Supported the General Manager and the team in establishing and promoting the “Domino’s Pizza” brand in Azerbaijan
Liaising with vendors and suppliers and acting as the GM's first point of contact with partners
Carrying out background research and presenting findings and reports in business development
Assist the GM in screening, recruitment and training of prospective employees and staff motivation
Providing administrative and document-related assistance
 
PROJECT RESEARCHER / ASSISTANT TO CHAIRMAN
CENTRE FOR GLOBAL NEW ENERGY STRATEGY STUDIES / PKUD HOLDINGS LIMITED
July 2013 – Dec 2013 (BEIJING, CHINA)
Researched for projects and investment opportunities in the field of new energy
Worked closely and maintained cooperation with international partners of the company
Assisted Senior Management and the team during local and international trips
Provided translation services during meetings and presentations, as well as with company documents

LOCALIZATION TESTING ENGINEER
PACTERA/ VANCEINFO TECHNOLOGIES INC.
January 2009 – June 2013 (BEIJING, CHINA)
Conducted mobile device language quality control for Azerbaijani customers
Managed mobile testing databases
Translated mobile phone related materials
Tested mobile software for globally-renowned brands, such as Motorola, Nokia etc.
 
TRAINER AND CONSULTANT
BEIJING GRACE INTERNATIONAL CONSULTING SERVICE LTD.
Sept 2009- July 2010 (BEIJING, CHINA)
Consulted on North America immigration related issues
Organized trainings on cultural adaptation
Taught Basic English as a second language to future contractor-caregivers 
Prepared regular tests and examinations for the students
 
INTERN AT THE EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN IN PRC 
Nov- Dec 2009 (BEIJING, CHINA)
Worked in the cultural, educational, visa, and clerical departments
Researched on topics related to Azerbaijani history
Submitted reports on Azerbaijani-Chinese relations
Participated in organizations of events representing Azerbaijani culture in China.
 
NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE COORDINATOR
BEIJING 2008 OLYMPIC GAMES  
Aug 2007- Aug 2008 (BEIJING, CHINA)
Provided 24/7 support to the athletes and committee members
Organized daily activities of Azerbaijani team and performed administrative tasks in the Olympic Village
Assisted in communication between the delegations
Travelled to multiple destinations and accompanied the team during competitions
 
PROGRAM ASSISTANT
THE US-EDUCATED AZERBAIJAN ALUMNI ASSOCIATION (AAA)
Sept 2005-March 2006 (Baku, Azerbaijan)
Established communication with alumni and participated in organization of events
Assisted guests during lectures and conferences
Managed public relations and calendar
Prepared newsletters and updated the AAA website
 
RECEPTIONIST-VOLUNTEER
THE AMERICAN COUNCILS FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION (ACCELS)
July-Aug 2005 (Baku, Azerbaijan)
Facilitated communication with program participants
Prepared and distributed program materials and maintained databases
Provided daily office duties
As an alumna of Future Leaders Exchange program assisted during pre-departure trainings to USA.
User Info

Nazrin Vakilova
Canada