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Skills

Computer skills

  • Microsoft Office

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Adobe Illustrator

  • HTML Coding

digital proficiencies

Social Media

  • Facebook

  • Twitter

  • Instagram

  • YouTube

  • Pinterest

  • Flickr

Email Marketing Platforms

  • MailChimp

  • Constant Contact

Web Platforms

  • WordPress

  • Squarespace

Analytics Tools

  • Google Analytics

Social Media Management Tools

  • Buffer

 

Profile

Communication, media, and marketing specialist with over six years of international experience in championship level event planning, communication and media coordination, social media marketing, and business development. Strength in networking and teamwork to achieve goals, as well as organization and flexibility to manage a large dynamic workload.

Experience

chief executive officer, beigel sailing media; Newport, RI - January 2018 - Present

Create sponsor driven media programs and deliverables, negotiate sponsorship contracts, fulfill sponsorship contracts, and foster relationships between sponsors and clients. Set media budget, hire and manage media team members, direct onsite media production and media distribution. Summarize and evaluate sponsor fulfillment efforts, media production and statistics, and create a plan for improvement for future endeavors.

COMMUNICATIONS AND SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER, STAR SAILORS LEAGUE FINALS; NASSAU, BAHAMAS — DECEMBER 2018

Communications specialist, content creator, and social media manager for Star Sailors League media team and supporting associations. Personal social media manager to all 50 athletes competing, generating content for daily media distributions on their social media channels and communicating with their full time PR managers or key sponsor representatives to satisfy contractual requirements.

Lead commentator, 2018 US SAILING match race national championship; chicago, il - october 2018

Lead live broadcast and commentary. Responsible for sponsorship fulfillment and integration to live feed.

Media Chair, 2018 International Star Class World Championship; oxford, md — October 2017 - October 2018

Press Officer and Media Chair. Assist in developing sponsorship packages with strategically organized media benefits to attract high value sponsors. Manage an 8 person media team including photographers, videographers and an international press officer. Press release writer, local and international media coordinator, content creator, interviewer, social media manager. Responsible for creation and development of event communications, media programming, and sponsor fulfillment/activation.

Lead commentator, 2018 US SAILING team race national championship; cleveland, oh - september 2018

Lead live broadcast and commentary. Responsible for sponsorship fulfillment and integration to live feed.

PRESS OFFICER, ChineONE.ningbo sailing team - m32 World championship; Chicago, il — september 2018

Press Officer and Production Manager. Press release writer, media coordinator with event media team, interviewer, social media manager. Responsible for creation and development of event/team communications and media programming for both international and Chinese national media outlets. Also managed sponsor fulfillment and associated media production.

Media and communications, 2018 Resolute Cup; Newport, ri — September 2018

Media and Communications support to the Director of Communications of the New York Yacht Club. Assisted in content creation, strategic multi platform distribution of event media, sponsor fulfillment, and production management.

PRESS OFFICER, The dinghy race by volvo construction equipment; FISHERS ISLAND, NY — JULY 2018

Press Officer and Media Chair. Press release writer, media coordinator, interviewer, social media manager. Responsible for creation and development of event communications and media programming.

Lead commentator, intercollegiate sailing association nationals; norfolk, va - may 2018 -june 2018

Lead live broadcast and commentary for the three national championship events. Record daily promo videos, voice overs for highlight reels, and write associated copy.

Freelance journalist, volvo ocean race; Newport, RI - may 2018 - Present

Interview Volvo Ocean Race athletes and media professionals for a variety of storylines written for and distributed through international sailing publications.

NORTH AMERICAN CORRESPONDENT AND COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, STAR SAILORS LEAGUE; LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND — DECEMBER 2017 - PRESENT

Manage all North American affairs including acting as representative at meetings or on site at ISCYRA regattas when necessary, coordinating North American sailing media outlets participation in Star Sailors League (SSL) media efforts. Developing communications strategies and schedules for key topics and themes to promote the SSL throughout the year leading up to their Finals event. Assisting in creating, evaluating, and improving event communications and media programming.

COMMUNICATIONS AND SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER, STAR SAILORS LEAGUE FINALS; NASSAU, BAHAMAS — DECEMBER 2017

Communications specialist, content creator, and social media manager for Star Sailors League media team and supporting associations. Personal social media manager to all 50 athletes competing, generating content for daily media distributions on their social media channels and communicating with their full time PR managers or key sponsor representatives to satisfy contractual requirements.

PRESS OFFICER, FISHERS ISLAND SECOR VOLVO DINGHY RACE; FISHERS ISLAND, NY — JULY 2017

Press officer and Media Chair. Press release writer, media coordinator, interviewer, social media manager. Responsible for creation and development of event communications and media programming.

PRESS OFFICER, BACARDI CUP REGATTA; MIAMI, FL — MARCH 2016

Press officer and media relations assistant. Press release writer, media coordinator, interviewer.

COMMUNICATION, MEDIA RELATIONS, MARKETING DIRECTOR, INTERNATIONAL STAR CLASS YACHT RACING ASSOCIATION; ANNAPOLIS, MD — MAY 2012-MAY2015

Communication development and strategist, Class growth and development, management and improvement of media relations and social media presence. Event planning, social media marketing, email marketing, internal communications, advertising, and brand management.

 

COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST, STAR SAILORS LEAGUE; ANNAPOLIS, MD — MAY 2012-MAY 2015

Communication specialist, social media marketing, event management, media coordination, sponsorship management and integration, and brand development. Content creation, press release writing and editing, social networking.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, INTERNATIONAL STAR CLASS YACHT RACING ASSOCIATION; ANNAPOLIS, MD — JUNE 2010 - MAY 2012

Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director. Small Class management and development projects, research, record keeping, document conversion (paper to electronic), communication advisor.

Education

College of Charleston, Charleston, SC — Corporate and Organizational Communication, 2013

References

References available upon request.