Kim Forsyth

Hospitality All Rounder

Location 15h@2xNew York, NY

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Summary

My Dream Job is Travel Writer

Work Experience
  • Administrative Assistant
    Think Global School
    Nov. 2017 to Feb. 2018 (3 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    I assist the Admissions Department by scheduling admissions interviews for potential candidates with our international staff.

  • Administrative Assistant
    Thornton Tomasetti
    Apr. 2017 to Nov. 2017 (7 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    I assisted ten senior principles in the Transportation Group by doing various administrative tasks such as completing expense reports, organizing timesheets, creating Excel spreadsheets compiling consultant rates and information, copying/scanning/faxing files to contacts, and integrating new clients, companies, & proposal opportunities into Deltek and Salesforce. I also screen their phone calls and direct them accordingly, as well as performing receptionist duties by managing the switchboard two days a week.

  • Cocktail Server
    Blu Bar on 36
    Jul. 2016 to Nov. 2016 (4 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    At the Shangri La's Blu Bar, I helped hostess and waitress by organizing tables and seating arrangements, taking orders and advising guests who required assistance choosing cocktails from our extensive menu based on their taste preference, ordering hors d'oeuvres, ensuring guest satisfaction, polishing silverware and glassware, and folding linen according to Blu Bar standard.

  • Waiter
    Shangri-La Hotel, SydneyThe Rocks, New South Wales, AU
    Jun. 2016 to Nov. 2016 (5 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    In the Shangri La Hotel, I had the ability to gain a lot of experience working for two different departments in varying roles. I began as waitstaff for their busy breakfasts in Cafe Mix and continued to Blu Bar where I worked both cocktail waitress and hostess.

  • Host / Hostess
    Troy's Hospitality
    Feb. 2016 to Jun. 2016 (4 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    As a staff member of Troy's, I was sent on different assignments across Sydney to fulfill the hospitality needs of different companies. I took the position of hostess at the Royal Easter Show, waitressed during the races at the Royal Randwick Racecourse, and served hors d'oeuvres at the Google Headquarters in Piermont.

  • Server
    Alseasons Hospitality
    Feb. 2015 to Aug. 2015 (6 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Worked in catering events and banquets as a server.

  • Administrative Assistant
    Studio in a SchoolNew York, NY, US
    Jan. 2015 to Jun. 2015 (5 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    At Studio in a School, my main responsibility was being the point of contact for clients and ensuring the paperwork for clients was filed correctly.

  • Internship
    Sep. 2013 to Feb. 2014 (5 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    During my internship at the Met, I worked mainly in Social Media by creating posts on various platforms in order to reach a broader range of people.

Education
  • International Studies
    City College of New YorkNew York, NY, US
    Aug. 2014 to 2019

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    Bachelor of Arts Degree • GPA: 3.5

Skills

Classic Food / Wine Service

POS Systems

Experience in a Fine Dining Establishment

Experience in a High Volume Environment

Food Preparation Knowledge

Food Safety Knowledge

Reservation System Management

Social Media

Food Safety Knowledge

Marketing / PR

Writing

Microsoft Office

Basic Floor Service

Coffee Knowledge

Spirits/Cocktails Knowledge

Interests
Traveling, Languages, Running
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