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In Uncategorized on August 15, 2012 by Julie Aiken

JULIE AIKEN
635 Colony Drive, York, PA  17404
(717) 515-8874   jaiken1@clear.net

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SKILLS SUMMARY

Operations and Facility Management       Strategic Planning and Implementation
Personnel Management       Budgeting and Forecasting
Internet Marketing and Social Media       Special Event Planning
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Proofreader, York Stenographic Services, Inc., York, PA
March 2011 – to present

Proof and format transcripts of U.S. government hearings.  Monitor and record telephone hearings for transcription.

Managing Director, York Little Theatre, Inc., York, PA
January 2005 – December 2010

Managed staff of eight and budget of $450,000. Initiated professionally led strategic planning and engaged board and staff in plan implementation. Developed new business and media partnerships and broadened corporate sponsorship and advertising. Implemented audience development strategies that expanded demographic base in age and ethnicity. Facilitated consistently smooth operations, quality of product, volunteer participation and attendance. Operated major facility including upgrading fire curtain, roof and parking lot. Grew Internet presence and social media marketing. Wrote $40,000 in successful grants.

Network Administrator, CGA Law Firm, York, PA
July 2001 – December 2004

Ensured smooth operation of computer network, software, and hardware. Upgraded phone system, implemented document management system, planned phone, computer and network move to new location.

Legal Secretary, CGA Law Firm, York, PA
November 2000 – June 2001

Supervisor, Office Operations, Census 2000, York Office, York, PA
January 2000 – September 2000

Co-supervised department of 20. Coordinated office closing at end of Census, including disposing of four tons of recyclable material and distributing one ton of excess equipment and supplies to charities and government agencies.

Co-Owner/Manager, The Goddess Shop, Los Angeles, CA
October 1995 – April 1999

Owned and operated retail store including market research, financial projections, inventory control, vendor relationships, space acquisition and improvement, marketing, taxes, and accounts payable and receivable.

Office Manager/Production Coordinator, Chiodo Bros. Productions, Inc., Burbank, CA
June 1994 – October 1995

Coordinated special effects projects, including hiring, payroll, supply purchasing, insurance, workers compensation claims, accounts payable and receivable, petty cash and sales taxes, as well as negotiation of fees and services with clients and vendors.

Writer’s Assistant, The Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys, Chiodo Bros. Productions, Burbank, CA
May 1992 – September 1992

Coordinated flow of scripts between writers, story editors, producers and CBS for this Saturday morning show; used Movie Master software.

Interactive Video Designer, Darox Interactive, San Diego, CA/Burbank, CA
August 1989 – November 1990

Designed and produced interactive discs in award-winning training series, and supervised video production and computer programming. Managed team of five.

Writer’s Assistant, Victor & Grais Productions, Los Angeles, CA
November 1988 – May 1989

Evaluated scripts, coordinated with writers, agents and industry executives. Typed scripts.

Administrative Assistant, INI Entertainment Group, Los Angeles, CA
May 1987 –June 1988

Assisted the Chief Financial Officer of television and film distribution company. Drafted correspondence; developed contract filing system; evaluated and chose office equipment.

Video and Film Production, Freelance, New York, NY/Los Angeles, CA
November 1985 – December 1999

Held positions of Writer, Producer, Production Coordinator, Post-Production Supervisor, and Production Assistant on projects including music videos, commercials, corporate videos, animated specials, a television pilot and major motion pictures.

Word Processor, J.C. Geever, Inc., New York, NY
November 1984 – November 1985

Administrative Assistant, Multimodal Therapy Institute, New York, NY
November 1983 – October 1984

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AFFILIATIONS & DISTINCTIONS

York Federal Fellow, 2008
Leadership York Executive Connections
Leadership York Future Leaders Mentor
Cultural Alliance of York Allocations Application Panel
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Grant Evaluation Panel

EDUCATION

Cornell University, 1979 – 1983
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References available on request.

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