Events Coordinator05/2013 to 09/2014Kaye Scholer LLPNew York, NY
Fostered business development, client relationships and workplace morale through the production of 80+ events annually with a cumulative budget in excess of one million dollars.
Events ranged from intimate client dinners to large-scale social events, internal team building initiatives, continuing legal education seminars and industry trade shows.
Created and implemented event timelines & production schedules and ensured that deadlines were met.
Collaborated with attorneys, practice group management and business development to determine event objectives and target audiences.
Managed budgets, negotiated contracts, and developed relationships with key New York City venues and vendors.
Liaised with conference services, AV technicians and other internal departments to guarantee the smooth and efficient execution of events.
Created event invitations and managed guest lists through email marketing and CRM software.
Developed unique concepts for promotional materials, branded gifts and event signage.
Oversaw the production process of these materials.
Researched and evaluated venues through site inspections.
Secured appropriate event spaces, entertainment, catering and décor for events.
Coordinated sponsorships, exhibits, travel and lodging for national conventions and trade shows.
Associate Producer05/2011 to 05/2013Fox News ChannelNew York, NY
of Special Events & Projects Collaborated with internal departments and News Corporation entities to produce 45+ high-profile events annually including; cocktail receptions, recruitment events, seminars and live to tape shows, debates and forums.
Formulated event themes, developed program content and managed logistics including venue selection, food and beverage, décor, AV, entertainment, and onsite event supervision.
Worked with designers to create event marketing collateral, signage, invitations and branded premiums.
Developed, wrote and executed email marketing campaigns for events.
Developed and oversaw company projects including website launches, employee development programs and community outreach initiatives.
Defined project scopes, goals, budgets, and resource needs, and ensured that they were met.
Developed project timelines and delegated tasks to appropriate individuals.
Disseminated the progress of projects to stakeholders and prepared post-project evaluations.
Production Assistant05/2010 to 05/2013
Executed multi-media promotional strategies to optimize brand awareness for Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network.
Coordinated 40+ production shoots for image campaigns, sizzle reels and behind the scenes content, including booking talent, conducting interviews, directing crews, creating schedules and organizing travel.
Produced daily on-air topical promotion videos for Fox News and Fox Business programming.
Wrote tease copy for Foxnews.com, created web banners, uploaded daily promotional videos to the website.
Client Services Manager09/2008 to 05/2010AKA Central Park HotelNew York, NY
Cultivated new clients and reinforced existing client relationships via events, email marketing and customer service initiatives.
Coordinated sales activities including receptions, property tours, client dinners, meetings and presentations.
Executed email marketing campaigns and online promotions to increase repeat business and revenue.
Bachelor of Arts: Communications Journalism Honors Studies5 2008Rowan UniversityGPA: GPA: 3.78 Magna Cum LaudeCommunications Journalism Honors Studies GPA: 3.78 Magna Cum Laude