Kish Lewis
MissingYou3724@gmail.com
Inglewood, CA
(310) 936-0474

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE -
Passionate, Very Personable, Extremely Organized, Detail-Oriented, MAC & Microsoft Office Suite Proficient

Sony Pictures Entertainment (2014 – Present) Culver City, CA
Coordinator – Studio Finance – Contract Employee with Co-op Temps
Manage personnel, new hire on-boarding process and departmental necessities for Sr. Vice President of Studio Finance and his entire department (including department administrative logistics, events, travel, Ariba requests, new vendor set-up and vendor maintenance requests, department stock food inventory & department supplies, studio & production refunds and all Studio Finance personnel requests).
Allocate corporate budget information on department SharePoint site.
Manage staff relations for Manila SGBS transitional staff.
Prepare and track expense reports for Sr. VP of Studio Finance via Concur.

Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles (2007 - 2014) Los Angeles, CA
Event Coordinator – Major Gifts Division
Exercise independent judgment to set priorities and adjust as necessary to ensure divisional deadlines and goals are met.
Coordinate all Major Gift Country Club events, phones sessions, meetings, travel and hotel itineraries,
Responsible for Major Gift relations, reports, mailings and maintaining current lists, such as Country Club Members and Major Gift donors (5k and up).
Financial Major Gift liaison for donations, sponsorship, invoices, check requests and purchase orders.
Work with and supervise volunteers, divisional chairs and marketing & communications department with on-going special events.
Prepare SQL database for donor research (Black Baud - GiftTraq – Sage Fundraising).

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (2004 – 2006) Culver City, CA
Contract Administrator – Contract Employee with Corestaff Services
Managed orders and authorized delivery of SPHE product to International Licensees (customers) throughout Europe and Middle East regions.
Ensued customers’ compliance with contractual obligations, such as scheduling product releases, payment of all amounts due and return of materials upon expiration.
Analyzed and confirm material availability, release date approvals, product rights and customer account status prior to delivery.
Prepared invoices for minimum guarantees, product costs, material charges and managed all related collections.
Maintained account status for each customer and notified management of any problems such as late payment(s).
Maintained accurate data and records in SPHE systems such as PRISM and International A/R system related to contractual terms, product delivered and invoices created.
Domestic Distribution Coordinator – Contract Employee with Corestaff Services
Produced catalog of DVD product packaging used by vendors to place orders for in-store POP and POS.
Analyzed packaging inventory levels and recommended destruction of obsolete product.
Reviewed vendor invoices and validated charges against orders placed and product/services received.
Corestaff Services (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment in-house temp pool) (2001 – 2004) Culver City, CA
Various Temporary Coordinator Positions

Sony Music (Epic Records) (1996 – 1999) Santa Monica, CA
Executive Assistant, VP of Marketing –and- Sr. Director of A&R
Managed travel logistics including itineraries, bookings, meeting schedules and expenses for executives.
Communications liaison with A&R administration, Sony Studios and vendors for information on all active projects.
Managed special event planning including budgets, venue booking, catering and supervising support staff.
Responsible for tracking vendor payments and pursued collections.
Coordinated project/packaging requests, marketing research, artist plans, recording authorizations, ad placements, gratis orders, special promotional co-op advertising and recording/edit sessions.

Walt Disney Company (1996) Burbank, CA
Coordinator, Anti-Piracy Department

Perspective Records (1995-1996) Hollywood, CA
Assistant to VP of Artist and Repertoire (A&R)
Researched and negotiated rates for high priority marketing/promotional merchandise and projects. Initiated and executed recording sessions, managed budgets, purchase orders, check requests, artist advances, producer front and back-end payments and producer declarations for both Los Angeles and New York offices.

Motown Record Company (1992 – 1995) Los Angeles, CA
Assistant Production Inventory Manager – Sales


- EDUCATION -

West Los Angeles College (2001 – 2007) Marketing Culver City, CA
Santa Monica College (1986 – 1989) Business Management & Business Admin. Santa Monica, CA


- References available upon request -
  • ID#: 99423
  • Location: Inglewood, CA , 90302

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