About Playpengang4

Production & Event | Marketing/Digital Specialist Management Producing and Managing High-Impact Events & Programs focused on Fan Experience   Event and production specialist with expertise in the media and entertainment industry. Experience includes production management, event marketing, project management and operational logistics. Easily takes ideas from concept to execution in collaboration with creative talent, account managers and production team. Experienced copywriter with exceptional project and production management skills. Prior roles in media relations, digital marketing and graphics/design. Corporate business experience in technical writing and legal proofreading. Production Leadership | Live Event Coordination |Strategy Development Team Leadership | Marketing & Distribution | Budget Management Intellectual Property Management | Project Management| Legal & Compliance Issues PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE   LIVE NATION ENTERTAINMENT, New York, NY                                                                      2015 – present World’s leading live entertainment company. event coordination specialist security management                                                           Working with A-list performers like Sting, Johnny Depp, Backstreet Boys and Boy George, manage backstage concert and performance logistics.
  • Prevent and resolve altercations among guests
  • Set up area before opening (stanchions, table configuring, )
  • Execute detailed event plans, in a unique environment where the artist and fans interact, creating once-in-a-lifetime fan experiences.
  • Guide research and data strategy teams, to design audience, targeting, and campaign data to support event marketing and promotion efforts.
  • Aid in the opening of new venue for Live Nation ensuring for the success of such a new venture with A list performers such as Sting, Johnny Depp, Backstreet Boys, Boy George and more
  • Maintain the safety/security of all artists, staff, vendors and guests. Create/maintain a positive-uplifting experience for diverse groups of individuals Ensure guest safety through proactive personal interaction and removing hazards in the area of responsibility
  • Enforce House policy regarding photos/videos/recording
  • Communicate clearly using radios, hand signals and flashlights. Remain in constant contact throughout the shift
  • Keep interior and exterior of the venue clear and safe, cleaning spills and removing food, trash or other obstacles, before, during and after the shift
PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE, New York, NY                                                                                       2012 - 2014 Manage production budgeting, scheduling, planning and marketing. Production credits include (partial list): Royal Pains (USA Network) | Boardwalk Empire (HBO) | Person of Interest (CBS) | Golden Boy (CBS) Good Morning America (ABC) | USTA - The US Open Live (Fox Sports America) The Daytime Emmy Awards (Dick Clark/Dick Clark Productions) |The Thomas Crown Affair (UA Pictures)     USTA – US Open, Flushing, NY                                                                               August 2018 – September 2019 Brand Ambassador
  • Greet and guide all guests in a welcoming and friendly manner with best customer service possible
  • Respond to guest concerns respectfully and calmly serious customer services execution
  • Report unattended bags and packages, medical situations, incidents or emergencies(immediately to command center)
  • Maintain a positive, outgoing demeanor adhering to the core expectations of our guest services team at all times with high customer service execution
  • Manage and resolve conflicts by following the USTA policies and procedures
  • Ensure staff take their appropriate breaks without affecting coverage
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are followed
  • Resolve guest issues and complaints by providing the ultimate guest experience
  • Assist the Area Director as required/assigned
  • Ensure deployment of crew is well thought out according to position, experience, security knowledge, work ethic, and attitude
  • Walk posts with Area Director to ensure accuracy of coverage
  • Attend and participate in daily briefing with the Area Director
  • Aid in on-the-job training, coaching, and development to assigned Guest Services staff
  • Recognize and promote the Employee Recognition Program
  • Communicate deployment numbers throughout the tournament with the Area Director (all numbers exceeding initial deployment call must be approved by the Area Director
  • Monitor two-way radio traffic
  • Report unethical conduct of Guest Services employees immediately (example: solicitations of tips/bribes, allowing unauthorized access onto grounds without a ticket, unauthorized upgrade of seats and misuse of pass down passes)
  • Responsible for assisting and participating in area emergency, evacuation plan, and evacuation drills
  • Possess a high level of area knowledge and the operations associated within the area assigned
  • Distinguish appropriate credential access and authorized holder
BRAND AMBASSADOR/Assistant Production Manager, CSC/CSS New York, NY July 2012 - Present Experiential event and project management for sports and entertainment clients/venues.
  • Manage event logistics for NFL teams, college football teams and other high-profile sporting events like the New York Marathon and the United States Tennis Association (USTA) US Open, Shakespere in The Park/Public Theatre
  • Create business plans for potential tours with supervision.
  • Obtains venue availability for routing purposes.
  • Creates route options for purchased tours.
  • Maintains deal sheets in ROME.
  • Communicates deal sheets with artist representatives and agencies.
  • Obtains venue maps and scaling for Artist deal sheets.
  • Partners with local offices and help ensure they are prepared to execute deal sheet deliverables.
  • Gathers information and documents necessary for tour directors to make decisions.
  • Maintains day to day contact with Tour Reps.
  • Has daily check-ins with Talent Buyer or Tour Directors.
  • Aid in booking shows as well as execution
  • Develop excellent skills in building and maintaining early stage relationships with artists, band managers and agents.
  • Continuously juggle multiple priorities and hand the challenges of working in an environment that is constantly changing
  • Collaborate to identify, develop and properly package new emerging ad opportunities around key product offerings including Mobile and Social Media experiences
  • Developed creative timelines for content/strategy needs and track development of all creative assets
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate across various internal groups (creative, strategy, social, production, etc.) and manage external relationships for brand
  • Develop creative timelines for content/strategy needs and track development of all creative assets
  • Manage production schedules and creative output to support launch dates of seasonal marketing materials
  • Maintain strict creative and production standards
  • Generate exciting and informative creative concepts
  • Reaching out to new and old vendors, creating contracts, communicating event details and needs, securing payment, and acting as liaison on site.
  • Working with Brand Management to execute client asks and needs leading up to the event and on site.
  • Executing all tasks as assigned by Manager, including but not limited to creating budgets for new business, attending brainstorms for pitches, and contributing to additional projects outside of client events.
  • Staying up to date on all expenses and managing project budgets according to company policy
  • Provide timely and professional, responsive service to clients that ultimately exceeds expectations and increases likelihood of program renewal
  • Support the delivery of contractual agreements including planning, execution, measurement and reporting
  • Coordinate the planning and execution of key client activations across venues, festivals, promotions, media, hospitality and content programs
  • Develop Artist one sheets to educate clients about artists to be potentially used in sponsorship programs
  • Explore marketing trends, emerging technologies, and best practices to add value to sponsorship programs
  • Advise strategic vision for all projects in her/his portfolio, and pro-actively seek improvements and innovations in format, distribution, and brand management
      The Shark Group, New York, NY,                                                                               January 2017 – Present Brand Ambassador
  • Brand Ambassador for Daymond John’s NY Times bestseller, “Rise and Grind.” Assisted book’s rise to #2
within two weeks, through copywriting and content creation for digital marketing campaign, including The Shark Group’s social media accounts.
  • Using Associated Press style, oversee all elements of design, typography, layout, and English grammar of digital campaigns.
  • Proofread, edit and coordinate preparation of financial statements, management letters, and audit scopes, business proposals, ensuring accuracy, content and formatting, for attorneys in top-tier companies.
  • Support integrated digital campaigns by maintaining copywriting materials and content workflow, footnoting, routing and posting.
  • Verify that assembled materials from data, language, and graphic sources comply with client policies and processes.
  • Collaborate with Creative Directors, Account Management, and Production Teams, to funnel ideas through production of digital and copywriting, marketing campaigns, ensuring creative vision is executed smoothly.
  • Develop social media and creative online promotions, to enhance fans’ experience and awareness of live events, resulting in increased ticket sales.
  • Travel to larger events and manage copywriting materials and content to capture an online experience for fans.
  • Grow active copywriting materials, databases for email, mobile, and social media use.
  • Build and maintain content library for email, social and web marketing distribution across divisions.
  • Using Associated Press style, assist marketing department to advance sales and business objectives by writing content optimized for email, text, website and social media.
  • Strategically gather, analyze and package key metrics across teams, to produce copywriting materials for media campaigns.
  • Organize and schedule conference calls, meetings, events, track participation/results.
  • Assist attorneys, in European and US divisions, to resolve legal issues through research and analysis of law sources, and management of process of creating, maintaining and analyzing Conflicts database.
  • Create, revise and copywriting materials for documents utilizing computer system software, macros, and format files sent by European divisions.
  • Utilize digital publishing to continuously improve communication landscape for Financial Advisors and target clients.
  • Create PowerPoint presentations with specialized copywriting independently, at moment’s notice.
  • Review and edit Conflicts e-mail, sent twice a day.
PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT, New York, NY                                                                            1990 - present Production coordinator/assistant, stage management and talent associate roles for film, television and stage. Credits include:
  • Multi-media/interactive projects (Warner Music Group/Warner Bros)
  • Feature films (Blue in My Face, Bogus, Open Season, Making Time)
  • Awards shows (Emmy Awards, Tony Awards, 2018 Muse Awards {highlighting Sara Jessica Parker and Ellen Bursyten}
  • Stage management for various New York theatre companies
  • Stage productions (Shakespeare in the Park/Public Theatre NYC)
  • Television (major networks, network affiliates, HBO, Nickelodeon)
  • Manage the transfer, organization and preservation of all intellectual property, including scripts, rundowns, music cue sheets, and other physical media
  • Participate in post-mortem meetings in preparation for a production of future seasons
  • Plan and co-lead creative workshops with writers, content, and production experts
  • Receive and approve all video, audio, paper deliverables and corresponding metadata at the close of a project before final payment can be made to the production partner
  • Deliver production summaries for proposals and work plans to help secure grants and funding
  • Provide brand expertise and production consultation at all stages of production, as needed
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • Technical Writer/Digital Marketing Specialist, Summit Financial Printing, New York 2017 – 2018
  • Wrote and edited financial market information that drives marketing decisions
  • Created pitch presentations
  • Technical Writer/Document Management Specialist, Novitex Akin Gump LP, New York 2015 – 2016
  • Legal Proofreader, American Express, Legal Counsel Offices, New York 2014 – 2015
      EDUCATION Bachelor of Arts (BA), Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences Major: International Relations & Minors: Business and Communications | Eastern & Western Europe History Project Management coursework, Baruch College Media/Finance/Analytics/Marketing Strategist Certificate, Columbia Business School (currently pursuing) PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS David Prize Foundation (The David Prize Award is a celebration of individuals and ideas to create a better, brighter New York City. Open to any individual working in the five boroughs, the Prize welcomes those with the grit and vision to change our communities, our culture and our future for good.)002$ Pending Grant for $200,000 to make a difference in New York City at large International Film and TV Festival of New York, Judge Broadway Theatre Institute, Producer, Special Events National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Producer/Judge TECHNICAL SKILLS
Movie Magic Budgeting/Scheduling, Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator, Avid, Lightworks, TVS Showstar, C++, HTML, Perl, Java, Flash, Shockwave and Macromedia Director Suite (Lingo)
 
 
  • Sector StrategyDevelopmentCorporate DevelopmentCreative ServicesGrowth MarketingInvestment BankingCorporate ConsultingBusiness DevelopmentAudience DevelopmentSeries Development
  • Preferred Job Title ConsultantCSO (Chief Strategic Officer)EntrepreneurExecutive ProducerLine Producer