Allison Ehrlich

Event Planning Student

Who I am

Hello! I am an organized and enthusiastic Event Planning Management student at George Brown. I would love to contribute to the growth of your event team. Let's talk!

Allison eating a pizza slice with much joy

Highlights of Core Skills and Qualifications

  • Highly dedicated, hardworking, creative individual
  • Quick thinking and good on my feet in high-stress situations
  • Smart Serve Certified and First Aid Certified
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Internet

My experience in retail has taught me to make every customer happy, and my formal theater training has taught me to excel at improvisation and quick thinking.

Education

Special Event Management

September 2020 - April 2022

George Brown College, Toronto, ON

  • Dean’s List, 3.8 GPA
  • Relevant Classes:
    • Special Event Planning and Delivery
    • Marketing for Special Events
    • Service Excellence
    • Intro to Wine and Beverages

Honors B.A Theatre Studies

September 2013 - April 2017

University of Guelph, Guelph, ON

  • Relevant Classes:
    • Directing
    • Museology
    • Sociology
    • Intro to Computer Applications
    • Music & Popular Culture
    • Music, Concert Hall to Cinema
    • Effective Writing

Relevant Experience

Intern of Events & Academy Operations

January 2022 - May 2022

Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) - JUNOS

  • Assisted with planning and execution of several JUNOS Week Events
  • Supported the creation and distribution of event materials including: show flows, talent contracts, budgets, as well as other components
  • Attended and Scheduled Site Visits contributing to the overall vision of the JUNOS
  • Curated lists of potential talent and hosts providing a basis for selection of celebrity participants in JUNOS Week and Broadcast
  • Provided support for all internal ticket requests
  • Organized ticketing data for all JUNO Awards Weekend events
  • Helped with seating and planning for over 3000 industry professionals for multiple JUNO Week events
  • Provided administrative support for miscellaneous ticketing needs

Independent Student Event Organizer

January 2022 - March 2022

Standup and Cook

An online cooking class with instruction by chef Vicky Tran and commentary by comedian Janice Israeloff

  • Lead a team of 6 people to execute a unique online event
  • Secured sponsorships with a total value of over $700
  • Donated over $750 of proceeds to the Canadian Women's Foundation

Customer Service Representative

August 2017 - December 2021

Indigo Books & Music

  • Engaged and inspired customers on the floor by creating a warm and welcoming environment
  • Achieved 9.8% of all transactions to be membership program upsells (Highest in the store)
  • Managed crowd control and quick set up and teardown of onsite events (book signings, talks)

Wine Enthusiast

March 2016 - March 2018

Wine Rack

  • Keyholder
  • Managed paperwork, ordering, and cash drawers
  • In-depth product knowledge

Host and Organizer of Theatre Festival

January 2014 - January 2016

University of Guelph

  • Organized semiannual event with hundreds of guests
  • Lead team of 5 people
  • Budgeted event and allocated funds

Get in touch

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