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Jean Philippe

Jean Philippe

Brooklyn, NY, US

 

About 

J. DARNELL PHILIPPE
12205 NE Miami Court, North Miami, FL 33161
305.769.8643
jdphilippe@gmail.com
OVERVIEW
Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills; dynamic team player with well-developed written and verbal communication abilities; passionate and inventive creator of various designs and accustomed to performing in a deadline-driven environments.
• Organizational Skills
• Computer Literacy
• Work as Team Player
• Time Management Skills • Self-motivated
• Reliable
• Creative
• Problem solving skills
EDUCATION
Master of Arts Degree: Global Strategic Communication
Florida International University, Miami, FL
GPA: 3.5

Bachelor of Arts Degree: Sociology/Anthropology
Florida International University, Miami, FL
GPA: 3.5

Bachelor of Arts Degree: Sociology                                                                
Minor: Mass Communication 2012

 

2009

 

2002
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
GPA: 3.0
• Member: Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.
COMPUTER SKILLS
• Platforms: Mac OS 9/10, Windows 7/Vista/XP/ME/2000
• WordPerfect, and Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Frontpage)
• Macromedia Dreamweaver, PageMaker, QuarkXpress
• Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere
• Typing 50WPM – Dictation 80WPM
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Executive Administrator– DA Civilian Jan. 2009 – Present
United States Army Recruiting Command (USAREC), Miami Battalion HQ    Doral, FL
Duties: Maximizes the Battalion Commander's, Command Sergeant Major's and Executive Officer's ability to lead the Battalion by limiting the time they spend performing administrative duties.  Serves as liaison between BCG and HQ USAREC. Produces concise and clear minutes of meetings as required within five workdays of the meeting. Provides automation support for battalion and subordinate unit personnel.
• Created a new Battalion Coin Design.
• Created and maintained the Battalion Facebook Fan Site; most users in Brigade.  Covering over 30 recruiting station’s and company’s Facebook Fan Site’s.
• Created many publications for the Advertising & Public Relations (A&PA) department to include McDonald trayliners, banners and flyers.
• Works closely with A&PA on the Community Covenant in 2010 and 2011.
• Worked with the Grassroots Advisory board including ROTC leadership participation.
• Knowledge of DoD, DA, USACC and USAREC regulation governing Social Media.
• Knowledge of basic communications principles, concepts and technology.
• Worked on the Golden Knights Tandem Jump marketing campaign.
• Official Approving Authority on Budget and Government Travel.
• Worked on Marketing Fusion Cell and conducted SWAT Analysis.

Administrative Assistant – Civilian Contractor                                      Apr. 2008 – Dec.  2008
United States Army Recruiting Command (USAREC), North Dade Company    Doral, FL
Assist the Company Commander and the 1SG in the daily duties of the company.  Screen and prioritize telephone calls/messages, electronic mail, and distribution.  Responsible for doing daily, weekly and monthly reports in different aspect of USAREC; some of these reports ranged from Daily Status Reports, Mileage Reports, Janitorial List and Work Orders. 
• Monthly supply order of $1,000 and responsible for company funds.
• Established a filing system to keep all records secure and organized.
• Orients new recruiters to USAREC.
• Audit and analyze monthly Unit Commander’s Financer Report (UCFR).


Senior Leasing Consultant                                                                    Apr. 2006 – Dec. 2007
Paradigm Properties – Cobblestone Apartments     Gainesville, FL
Paradigm Properties is the largest owner/manager of apartment communities in north central Florida.  As a Senior Leasing Consultant, I am responsible for leasing our apartments to potential residents as well as assisting our current residents with any needs they may have.  Also, other vital duties were lead generation and event coordinator.
• Managed focus groups of our target audience (college students) in the local area for our marketing strategy.
• Created publications for the property events and promotions for lead generations and retention.
• Worked with local radio stations for promotional support.
• Created and maintained Facebook Group page.
• Resident Event Coordinator that was in charge of many events such as Poker Night and Holiday                       
     Parties. 
• Nominated for Office Team Member of the Quarter every Quarter for 2006 & 2007.


Program Director                                                                                                           2004
Edutainment4Life   Gainesville, FL                                                                                  Missouri-based female minority non-profit organization that is dedicated to ensuring quality education for all youth.
• I was the state representative for The National Hip Hop Political Convention.
• I designed pamphlets and brochures to distribute as I rallied volunteers up and down major cities in Florida.
• Created the website for the Hip Hop studies class in the Spring 2004, which is where we mobilized the delegates for the national convention and coordinated many other events.
• Coordinated many speaking events at University of Florida with such speakers as Chuck D., Bakari Kitwana, and Boots Riley.
• Vendor experience with purchasing advertisement space.
CERTIFICATIONS/AWARDS
• ANACI Security Clearance
• Government Purchase Card Holder
• Defense Travel Administrator Certification
• USAREC Civilian Employee of the Year - Administrative Support (FY10)
• Received several On-the-Spot Bonus for Excellence
REFERENCES
LTC. Isaac Johnson          Chief of Staff, USAREC 2nd BDE                       913.306.4944       3 years
Dawn-Elissa Fischer          Professor, San Francisco State Univ.               415.203.1869        9 years      
Jennifer Mendoza             Property Manager, Cambridge Management      727.348.8714        7 years       
Chandra Taylor                Resource Management Specialist, Miami BN      954.554.2222        3 years

Elsewhere:

Employment 

US Army Miami Recruiting Battalion, Miami, FL, US, Executive Administrator

Maximizes the Battalion Commander's, Command Sergeant Major's and Executive Officer's ability to lead the Battalion by limiting the time they spend performing administrative duties. Serves as liaison between BCG and HQ USAREC.

Created and maintained the Battalion Facebook Fan Site; most users in Brigade. Covering over 30 recruiting station’s and company’s Facebook Fan Site’s.

Worked on the Golden Knights Tandem Jump marketing campaign in conjunction with Community Covenant in 2010 and 2011 focusing on fostering and generating COIs.

Responsible for created many publications for the Advertising & Public Relations (A&PA) department to include McDonald trayliners, banners and flyers for distribution. Also created a new Battalion Coin Design.

Awarded USAREC Civilian Employee of the Year (FY10)

Jan 2009 - current
 

US Army North Dade Recruiting Company, Miami, FL, US, Administrative Assistant

Assist the Company Commander and the 1SG in the daily duties of the company. Screen and prioritize telephone calls/messages, electronic mail, and distribution.

Responsible for doing daily, weekly and monthly reports in different aspect of USAREC. Established a new office automation system to improve security and organization.

May 2008 - Dec 2008
 

Paradigm Properties, Miami, FL, US, Senior Leasing Consultant

Paradigm Properties is the largest owner/manager of apartment communities in north central Florida.

Responsible for leasing our apartments to potential residents as well as assisting our current residents with any needs they may have. Also, other vital duties were lead generation and event coordinator.

Managed focus groups in the local area to increase the effectiveness of our marketing strategy. Created and maintained Facebook Group page. Successfully utilizing Facebook to increase led generation by 25%.

Nominated for Office Team Member of the Quarter every Quarter for 2006 & 2007.

May 2006 - Dec 2007
 

Education 

Florida International University, Miami, FL, US, Masters, Global Strategic Communication

The Global Strategic Communications program gives students a global perspective in strategic communications to help them prepare for advancement in advertising, public relations, and integrated communications careers. Both the management and creative tracks, provide knowledge and understanding for addressing global, national, and local audiences and communication issues. Its curriculum reflects the evolving global climate, with international and global elements in branding, copywriting, social media, management, crisis, among others. Each track culminates with a professional project.

Aug 2009 - current
 

Florida International University, Miami, FL, US, Bachelors, Sociology/Anthropology

May 2008 - Aug 2009
 

University of Florida, Miami, FL, US, Bachelors, Sociology

Aug 2002 - Dec 2007
 

Areas of Specialization 

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