Mildred Smith

Freelance Event Planner & Public Relation Freelancer

Location:Tallahassee, Florida, United States
2 Skills
Mildred O. Smith
3550 Esplanade Way #8107-Tallahassee, Florida 32311
Phone (850) 321- 5557- Email:

OBJECTIVE: Position as Human Resources specialist that will allow me to assist individuals in enhancing their careers and developing their interpersonal skills. Strong communication and presentation skills.
ABILITIES: Extensive experience in team building and negotiation. Able to motivate and move a group toward a consensus. Outstanding public speaking and presentation abilities. Able to develop strong rapport quickly. Proficient in all major computer operating systems.
B.A. Public Administration, Minor in Human Resources
Barry University- Miami, Florida.

2007 to Present- Director of Party Affairs: Florida Democratic Party.
Responsible for planning and arranging the meetings for the Party's governing bodies, including the State Convention, State Central Committee, State Executive Committee, and their commissions and committees for which another staff member is not responsible. Administer databases to maintain the rosters of the Party's governing bodies and ensure accuracy and compliance with the Party's constitution, bylaws, and policies. Knowledge of point of contact communication and serves as the primary staff contact for, party units and their officers, and advise them about programs, training, and other resources available from the State Party.
Advising the officers, staff, and party units about compliance with the Party's constitution, bylaws, and policies, and recommend a remedy for any noncompliance. Working with the DFL History Committee to maintain party archives and historical records and work with the Communications Team to develop, maintain, and regularly update the Party's website.
Furnishing information and, as directed by the State Chair or Executive Director, provide staff support to the State Secretary, Constitution & Bylaws Commission, and Platform & Issues Commission. Performing such other duties as the State Chair, Associate Chair or Executive Director assigns.
Jan 2005-Nov 2006-- North Florida Regional Field Organizer: Democratic Party.

Worked with the political party infrastructure (County, local, etc) to build long term. Conducted outreach to and maintain relationships with local allies and partner groups.
Mildred O. Smith Resume (Page 2)

Assisted the County Chairs with assessing the political infrastructure of the municipalities within their counties and developing a field plan to address the assessment. Worked to maintain institutional history and support for the current and future candidates.

1998- 2004-- Sales Director: The Gospel Truth Communications; Miami, Florida.

Sold classified advertising in all Media products and conducted extensive cold calling with an emphasis on new business development and grow existing business; sell new products to existing and former customers.  Conducted needs assessment interviews with clients and prospects to develop customers.

Handled online advertising to be able to collaborate and deliver big ideas in conjunction with our other sales efforts to achieve revenue goals and provide the right media mix for advertisers.

1996- 1998-- Human Resource (Intern) The Florida Dept of Labor; Miami, Florida

Maintained veteran’s employment records & assisted Veterans Employment Liaison. Provided employment information for military personnel transitioning to civilian life and setting- up job fairs to assist employers seeking qualified veterans with work experience.

1978- 1983-- United States Navy (Active Duty): Accounting & Procurement
(Various Locations Worldwide to include Hawaii, Japan & California)


2010 Appointee to Congressional Black Caucus Braintrust Executive Committee
2008- State Conference of NAACP Freedom Fund Award Recipient,
Veterans Affairs
2004- Congressional Black Caucus, Veteran's Braintrust Award
2000- Professional Women Veteran of South Florida
1998- Disabled American Veterans Member
1997- Women in the Military Service Memorial Charter Member

Skills (2) Rating
Event Planning
Public Relations