JACOB RIVERA-SANCHEZ
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ADMINISTRATIVE

ADMINISTRATIVE

Professional Summary

To utilize efficient skills in time-management, problem solving, and in organization and administrative areas within an enriching environment involving education, customer relations, administration, technical support, box office, or theatre.

Skills

  • Trusted key holder

  • Creative problem solver

  • Exceptional communication skills

  • MAC OS X proficient

  • MS Windows proficient

  • Quick learner

  • Strong client relations

  • Proficient in cash management

  • Exceptional time-management skills

  • Graphic design experience (Adobe CS, Procreate)

  • Memorization skills

  • Dependable and punctual

  • Accepts direction and coaching graciously

  • Professional demeanor

  • Works well under pressure


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

September 2015 - Current

Theatre Business Manager

Texas Wesleyan University – Fort Worth, Texas

  • Managed accounts payable, creating and receiving invoices, purchase orders, requisitions, etc. for department.

  • Conducted routine office tasks, student paperwork, and entry/updates in databases: RamLink/WebAdvisor, Datatel.

  • Managed, designed, or mentored students with the production of publicity and marketing materials for theatrical shows and events.

  • Produced monthly expense reports using SmartData; trusted Purchasing Card holder.

  • Communicated with Administrative departments including Registrar, Cashier, Financial Aid, etc. regarding student and departmental matters and concerns.

  • Assisted and arranged campus visits with prospective theatre students who were interested in attending the University and majoring in theatre studies.

  • Social Media and website content editor and contributor through the University's Marketing and Digital Strategy department.

  • Developed the Student Theatrical Experience Fund with Student Government Association to allow TXWES students to see theatre productions for free, inspired by TKTS and the Theater Development Fund.

June 2013 - June 2016

Adjunct Instructor, Community & Industry Education (CIE) - College For Kids

Tarrant County College – Fort Worth, Texas

  • Prepared lesson materials, bulletin board displays, equipment, and demonstrations.

  • Instructor of Musical Theatre and Photoshop/Graphic Design for seasonal “College for Kids” program.

June 2009 –  August 2015

Seasonal On-Call Administrative Assistant/Aide

Tarrant County College – Fort Worth, Texas

  • Politely assisted students and administration in person and via telephone.

  • Answered students’ questions with up-to-date knowledge of campus, course information, locations, etc.

  • Conducted daily walk-throughs with the President, Vice-President, and Continuing Education staff to discuss meeting and classroom setup.

August 2011 - May 2015

Student Assistant to the Theatre Production Manager

Texas Wesleyan University – Fort Worth, Texas

  • Managed routine office tasks including delivering and receiving of mail, student paperwork, and accounts payable.

  • Designing publicity and marketing materials for theatrical shows and events, including social media.

  • Greeted audience patrons entering the theatre to conduct box office transactions.

  • Earned management trust by serving as key holder, responsibly opening and closing theatre building, and administration & box offices.


EDUCATION & SELECTED RECOGNITION

August 2011 - May 2015

Texas Wesleyan University - Fort Worth, Texas
Bachelor of Arts in Theatre

  • 3.75 GPA – Magna Cum Laude

  • Recipient of the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Scholarship (Full-Ride)

  • Member of Student Government Association (served as Secretary; Executive Officer of the Year)

  • Member of Alpha Psi Omega, National Theatre Honor Society (served as President and Vice-President)

  • Member of Mortar Board, National Senior Honor Society

  • Member of Phi Epsilon Nu, creative writing organization

  • Voted Mr. Texas Wesleyan

  • Voted Mr. Theatre Wesleyan

  • Recipient of Theatre Major of the Year Award

  • Recipient of the Wesleyan Encore Alumni Award

  • Recipient of the Johnson-Garrett Musical Theatre Award recipient

  • Recipient and Member of the Guardians of the Golden Shears

August 2007 - June 2011

Green B. Trimble Technical High School - Fort Worth, Texas
High School Diploma

  • 4.125 GPA – Summa Cum Laude

  • Top 12 in Class

  • Member of National Honor Society

  • Member of Drama Club (served as President and Secretary)

  • Member of Yearbook staff

  • Member of Newspaper staff; co-editor

  • "Voice of Trimble Tech": co-conducted morning announcements

  • Voted Mr. Trimble Tech

  • Voted Most Likely to Succeed

  • Voted Most Involved

  • Recipient of Who’s Who for Theatre

Hobbies, Fun Facts, etc.

Apple customer since 2005 • MAC OS X user since 2011 • Acting experience• Roller skating • Reading • Drawing, cartooning,and sketching • Designing custom album art for iTunes music • Face painting and balloon animal experience for parties/events • Winner of over 10 Broadway/New York-related contests, including trip to the Tony Awards® hosted by Hugh Jackman • Broadway/musical theatre enthusiast • ShowTickets.com’s Ultimate Broadway Fan (formerly known as NewYork.com)