Samantha Dennison

(661) 713-3403



Professional Experience

Backline Music Services, Los Angeles, CA

Production Coordinator/Executive Assistant                      January 2012-September 2012;October 2014-Present

·   Support the President and Music Production Manager by coordinating with each artist’s management

team to fulfill production riders prior to events to ensure a successful performance

·   Responsible for all administrative tasks including answering phone calls and emails, scheduling appointments,

creating and sending invoices, arranging purchase orders and accounts payable/receivable

·   Coordinate travel arrangements and itineraries for artists and crew for music events domestic and international

·   Manage the logistics including shipment, COIs, and working with manufacturers to meet the clients needs

·   Research and analyze costs of different vendors to stay within budget for each event

·   Create and maintain excel spreadsheets for inventory, manifests and shipping carnets


On Assignment, Lab Support, Woodland Hills, CA

Professional Recruiter/Account Manager                                                                         September 2012-October 2014

·       Full cycle recruiter responsible for sourcing, pre-screening, interviewing, referencing and guiding candidates through the hiring process and consistent weekly follow up until the end of an assignment

·       Successfully recruited and placed candidates in a broad range of positions from entry to Director level

·       Recruited candidates through Job Postings, Career Fairs, referrals and establishing relationships with Department Heads and Chairs at Colleges and Universities where I regularly gave presentations to students

·       Acted as liaison between hiring managers and candidates to facilitate interviews and salary negotiations

·       Managed on average 10+ contract and direct hire requisitions for local companies and VMS relationships

·       Averaged 12+ submittals per week resulting in 2-6 starts per month

·       Exceeded hiring goals by increasing contractors on assignment year one by 17% and year two by 24%

·       Identified new hiring managers and facilities within existing accounts to increase business and secure our position as the preferred provider of staffing services

·       Performed all necessary Human Resource functions for associates; including verifying references, background checks, drug screenings, work injury reports, conflict resolutions, benefits and compensation administration, FMLA, LOAs, work visas, EEO/AA compliance reporting, and all applicable licensure/certification(s)/OSHA requirements

·       Designed and sent out new employee packages and conducted onboarding orientation for all new hires

·       Processed all salary changes stemming from merit increases, promotions, bonuses and pay adjustments for over 60 contractors


Abercrombie and Fitch, Valencia, CA

Visual Store Manager                                                                                             November 2010-January 2012

·       Responsible for managing and delegating all marketing and floor set tasks to a team of over thirty employees

·       Recruited and trained retail store managers and sales associates across the district, which led to a higher rate of employee retention



California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA

Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry, August 2010

·       Other Relevant Coursework: Market Research, Consumer Behavior, International Marketing, Mass Communications, Behaviors in Organizations, Business Law

·       Additional Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), Mac OS, QuickBooks


Production Experience

Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala, Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA                   January 2012-January 2016

Production Coordinator


World Special Olympics 2015, Los Angeles Coliseum, Los Angeles, CA                                           July 2015

Production Coordinator


Victoria Secret Swim Fashion Show, St. Barthelemy, St. Barthelemy                                                    November 2015

Production Coordinator