Bullet Point Summary of Skills/ExperienceJudi Rivkin
  • Excellent communicator, comfortable with public speaking
  • Wide-ranging event management and promotion experience
  • Creative problem solver
  • Fast-learning self-starter
  • Organized, structured, focused and independent
  • Healthy sense of humor
Platforms: Macintosh and Windows
  • Adobe PhotoShop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • MS PowerPoint
  • Painter4
  • Various scanners
    and digital cameras
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Arachnophilia
  • FTP
  • Macromedia Flash
  • Adobe ImageReady
Desktop Publishing
  • Adobe PageMaker
  • MS Publisher
Business Applications:
  • MS Word
  • MS Excel
  • MS Access
Work Experience 
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
~ Program in Law and Public Affairs [8.07-present]
~ James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, Department of Politics [3.02-7.07] 
  • Produce lectures, seminars, conferences
  • Research, select and reserve on- and off-campus locations
  • Create and disseminate publicity via print and emails
  • Update and maintain program website
  • Work with caterers, restaurants, hotels, transportation providers and more regarding all aspects of event production
  • Communicate with internal and external visitors, offices and organizations
  • Created and maintained comprehensive database
Swedish Health Services Research Center, Institutional Review Board Office, Seattle, WA.2.01-10.01
inc. 2.01-6.01 as consultant
  • Developed written training materials and procedure documentation
  • Maintained filing systems
  • Performed detailed document reviews and analyses
  • Processed confidential, complex research paperwork per appropriate government guidelines and deadlines
  • Assisted with meeting scheduling and setup
  • Updated and assisted with comprehensive database
Independent website design11.99-present 
  • See portfolio for examples of special projects
Cellular Technical Services, Seattle, WA.3.97-8.99 
  • Developed customer marketing database
  • Arranged special events
  • Developed training materials for tradeshow exhibit set-up
  • Conducted special industry web research projects
  • Prepared and produced client mailings
  • Updated and managed collateral material
Seattle Symphony, Seattle, WA.1.96-1.99 
  • Managed production, promotion and administration of chorus (130 members)
  • Produced newsletter
  • Conducted site selection and research
  • Priced and purchased music
  • Scheduled auditions, rehearsals
  • Planned annual group retreats
  • Edited and proofread libretti, concert rosters
Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA.4.92-6.96 
  • Edited and proofread newsletter and formatted it in HTML
  • Staffed Executive Council of medical staff
  • Produced annual dinner-dance for 400
  • Coordinated travel and meeting planning
English Country Dance Leader11.92-present 
  • Lead and teach English Country Dances and workshops across the US and beyond for events/festivals/ groups
  • Produce and lead weekly dance workshops and special dance events
  • Design, create and distribute mailings and press releases
  • Recruit musicians for workshops, dances and open band events
New York Yankees, Bronx, NY.12.87-7.89 
  • Executive Assistant to Principal Owner George Steinbrenner at his Yankee Stadium office
  • Sole staff person for Olympic Overview Commission
  • Designed, produced and edited Overview Commission Report for presentation to the US Olympic Committee in February 1989
  • Coordinated travel and meeting planning for Commission meetings nationwide