Abel Horwitz

 

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

Viacom                                                                                 September 2015 - Current

SONY Pictures via Co-Op Temp Services                   February 2015 – September 2015

  • Assignments include Coordinator for Global Talent, Archivist for Architecture and File Clerk for Legal and Accounting departments
  • Heavy Excel use for filing and tracking hours for talent working within SONY
  • Input hours and data into ARIBA system to account for temporary talent during the 2014 security breach
  • Organized architecture closets, dealing with historical artifacts and files
  • Heavy legal and accounting filing and data entry

 

Hollywood Post Alliance, Administrative Assistant             July 2012 – December 2014

A non-profit dedicated to the post-production industry, the Hollywood Post Alliance hosts educational events, programs the HPA Awards Show, as well as the HPA Tech Retreat technology conference

  • Provided broad based administrative support for a four person Executive Team including: serving as first point of contact for all telephone and email inquiries, coordinating delivery and shipment for all promotional materials, expense report tracking and management, and ad-hoc projects as necessary
  • Extensive work with Excel to track expenses, documents, ticket sales, membership dues and relevant information
  • Coordinated hotel and travel schedules for executives and event speakers
  • Maintained and updated membership databases via Memberclicks and Constant Contact, helped solicit new memberships
  • Assisted office event planner with food selections, hotel pricing comparisons, event decoration design and purchasing for all annual events
  • Built industry-relevant database used for award show marketing, write and edit copy for marketing and promotional material
  • Liaised with industry executives, administrators and creative personnel in regards to materials for nominations, award show content, and attendance and ticket sales

 

Entertainment Production Work                                           May 2007 – July 2012

Held a myriad of jobs within the entertainment industry, ranging from advertising, feature films, television, and

YouTube productions. Proficient as a writer and office assistant.

  • Worked for production companies including FOX, ABC and AMC Television
  • Responsible for running office errands, answering phones and e-mails in a timely manner
  • Personal Assistant to Actress Helen Mirren for duration of film shoot
  • Responsible for running office errands, phone and e-mail reception, catering and supply runs
  • Familiar with the creation and coordination of call sheets and rolling calls for production team.

 

SKILL SET

  • Types 80+ WPM
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite; Word,

Excel, Outlook, light Photoshop

  • Experienced copy writer and editor
  • Proficient in social media; Facebook,

Twitter, Tumblr, Constant Contact

 

EDUCATION

New York University, Extension                                                            2010 – 2011

Santa Fe Community College                                                                 2008 – 2010

University of New Mexico                                                                         2002 – 2006

  • BA Creative Writing, Cum Laude, 3.9 GPA
  • Columnist for school newspaper
  • President, Mountaineering Club

 

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