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Rebecca Barbeau

Austin, TX

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A college graduate and avid traveler with education and work experiences both in the UK and Ireland seeks a professional career with Indeed  
 
* Organized team player and resourceful problem solver 
* Patient and active listener with excellent communication skills 
* Conscientious and detail oriented employee who excels in fast paced and dynamic environments 
* Logical thinker who synthesizes information quickly 
* An enthusiastic learner

Work Experience

SERVER & BANQUET TEAM MEMBER

Hotel Ella
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Austin, TX
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November 2014 to Present

Apart of a team staging, managing and providing event support for private events, weddings and corporate parties. 
● Staged and serviced catered banquets for up to 200 people 
● Waited tables at the hotel restaurant providing breakfast, lunch, dinner and special buffets.

SEASONAL EVENT STAFF MEMBER

320 Guest Ranch
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Big Sky, MT
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April 2014 to October 2014

Apart of a team staging, managing and providing event support for private events, weddings and corporate retreats 
● Staged and serviced catered banquets for up to 160 people 
● Effectively communicated with team members and managers to ensure an impeccable production and client satisfaction

SEASONAL RESTAURANT SERVER

Whisky Jack's
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Big Sky, MT
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October 2013 to April 2014

Worked at a busy, high volume restaurant & bar at a ski resort in Montana 
● Responsible for selling daily food & beverage specials 
● Won several daily sales competitions

SEASONAL RESTAURANT SERVER

Harbor Reef Restaurant & Saloon
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Two Harbors, CA
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May 2013 to October 2013

Worked at a busy high volume restaurant and also assisted with catering events 
● Won the annual server sales competition, 'Blackout', based on highest sales and meeting sales targets 
● Attended a company sponsored seminar on superior customer service presented by The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Group

SEASONAL EVENT STAFF MEMBER

Toll Road Restaurant and Badwater Saloon
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Death Valley, CA
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July 2012 to April 2013

Worked in a fast-paced restaurant and bar adjoining a hotel in Death Valley, CA 
● Catered to an international clientele

SEASONAL ALL PURPOSE STAFF MEMBER

Stanford Sierra Conference Center
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Fallen Leaf, CA
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April 2012 to June 2012

Provided hospitality support for a variety of professional, recreational and spiritual conferences 
● Cleaned and staged event spaces and assembled audio visual equipment 
● Engaged and participated with guests in a variety of leisure activities

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT II- Student Centers and Activities

Virginia Tech
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Blacksburg, VA
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September 2010 to December 2011

Apart of a team staging and managing live events on strict deadlines and on occasion in a supervisory role 
● Organized, assembled and operated audio visual equipment for a variety of educational and entertainment events on campus 
● Effectively communicated with team members and clients, providing solutions to unanticipated technical or logistical needs

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

Green Room Presents
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August 2010 to August 2010

● Provided executive office support for a theatre production and promotions company during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 
● Greeted clients and arranged executive appointments and scheduling 
● Collaborated with other associates in street marketing and other promotional activities 
● Attended productions and industry events, researching potential clients and reporting assessments to the CEO & COO

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Our Lady's Children's Hospital
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Dublin
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September 2006 to December 2006

Provided reception and office support for the pediatric gastroenterology unit 
● Greeted and directed patients and health professionals at the front desk 
● Answered and directed phone calls; received and communicated messages to physicians and staff members 
● Handled, registered and organized patient paperwork and files 
● Responsible for dictating physician correspondence and relaying it to patients in a timely manner

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

University of Strathclyde
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Glasgow
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May 2006 to September 2006

Provided reception and office support for the Conferencing & Events Department 
● Answered phone and email inquiries and booked accommodation for conference participants 
● Assisted in arranging and organizing accommodation, catering, and event spaces, ensuring polished execution 
● Created and organized client files and participant information

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ADVISOR

University of Strathclyde
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Glasgow
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September 2004 to June 2005

Provided residential support to fellow students in the international residential community of Birkbeck Court 
● Responsible for immediate problem resolution and emergency assistance on an on-call rotating basis 
● Maintained records of any incidents and reported them to the residential office 
● Served as a liaison between students and resident officials, disseminating policies and information 
● Promoted and publicized residential and community events

Education

B.A. in THEATRE ARTS & FILM

Virginia Tech -
Blacksburg, VA

2011

Arts & Social Sciences

University of Strathclyde -
Glasgow

Economics & International Development

University of Leeds -
Leeds

Skills

MS OFFICE, MAC OS, ADOBE CS, 65 WPM, FINAL CUT PRO, IMOVIE