Laura J. Watts
2721 Grinstead Drive, Apt. 2
Louisville, KY 40206
To secure a position that will use my professional and leadership skills to their full potential.
University of Southern Indiana
August 2004-June 2009
Bachelor of Science
Delta Zeta Sorority
Fall 2005-Spring 2008
Offices held: Executive Vice President of Risk Management Spring 2006-Fall 2007
Duties: Organized all formalities for social events for national headquarters, provided sessions about safety and healthy living for current members, and ensured the entire chapter was educated on alcohol safety, hazing, and women's health issues.
Volunteer Work: Raising money for Easter Seals, Camping for a Cause, and Golfing for Gauludet
Fall 2007- Spring 2008
Offices held: Vice President of Risk Management and Education
Duties: Responsible for organizing one motivational speaker per semester to give an educational presentation on safety and healthy living to the entire Greek community, rewarded an educational scholarship to one woman per semester who demonstrated excellence in her academic studies, worked with other members of the Panhellenic Council to achieve unanimous agreements, and ensured all chapters were educated on alcohol safety, hazing policies, and health issues.
Krauth Electric Company
Human Resources Coordinator
Duties: Assists with various HR projects including the preparation of job descriptions, policy and procedure manuals, training manuals, HR presentations, etc. Performs recruiting functions including seeking out and maintaining relationships with all recruiting sources, attending job fairs, attending association meetings, etc. Prescreens applicants for employment for assigned positions via reviewing resumes and comparing to the position analysis and making initial contact to applicant. Maintains applicant database and all computer files, documents, utilizing Word, Excel, Access and Power Point software. Coordinates all applicant processing, COBRA processing and maintenance of records Responsible for maintaining calendars associated with performance evaluations. Processes all benefit enrollment forms and paperwork associated with orientation of associates. Performs all personnel file maintenance, processing of government forms, maintenance of OSHA logs and records.
September 2010-May 2011
Duties: Responsible for documenting and preparing all catering orders, ordering merchandise, delivery service, maintaining client database, confirmation and follow up calls with all clients, attending annual catering operations and sales meetings, reaching weekly and monthly sales goals, establishing new clients, and customer service. Also responsible for preparing reports for the Regional Sales Catering Manager weekly. Required to provide existing clients with updates and specials throughout certain periods of the year.
Programs Used: Oracle, Microsoft Outlook
June 2007-September 2010
Duties: Responsible for assisting new associates with their daily tasks, making sure that all new associates are educated on their positions, preparing food for customers, handling money when using the cash register, cleaning duties, and stocking when necessary.
High Point Child Care Learning Center
October 2005-August 2007
Duties: Assisted teachers with daily tasks, provided safe and comfortable learning environment for children, assisted children with school activities, provided first aid assistance when necessary, and helped prepare lesson plans.
Tri-County YMCA Summer Camp
May 2007-August 2007
Duties: Prepared summer schedule for campers, payroll duties, weekly meetings with the CEO and other site supervisors in the area, prepared weekly schedules for all counselors and assistant site supervisor, provided a safe and fun environment for children, prepared weekly reports for the CEO, and was responsible for opening and closing duties.
May 2006-August 2007
Assistant Site Supervisor
Duties: Assisted with preparation of summer schedule for campers, payroll duties, managed all counselors, provided a safe and fun environment for children, assisted with weekly reports for the CEO, and was responsible for opening and closing duties.
Century 21 Arnold & Associates
April 2003-August 2004
Duties: Prepared Excel spreadsheets for real estate listings, filing, managing the telephone lines, provided customer service, updated and managed new and existing home listings on the company website, and assisted with open houses.
Programs Used: Microsoft Office- Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Front Page, and Outlook Express
REFERENCES: Will be provided upon request.
I have been told time and time again that I should do voices for a living. My favorite voice that I perform is that of a small child or cartoon character. I am looking to expand on these skills and break into the market of voiceovers.