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Sales Manager

Marlton, New Jersey, 08053, United States
March 22, 2011

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Christina Ciancaretti

** *********** ****, *******, ** 08053 | | 609-***-****


Professional with over 5 years of experience in client service management and event production. Proven ability to manage small to large-scale and concurrent projects without sacrificing quality while meeting aggressive deadlines, tight budgets and achieving management and client expectations.


Special Event Coordinator, Tishman Speyer/Top of the Rock, New York, NY

Duties Include: November 2009 – Present

• Oversee execution of all special events booked at Top of the Rock and 620 Loft & Garden

• Act as primary on-site liaison for clients, caterers, and event vendors.

• Participate in sales and operations site visits and walk-through.

• Communicate logistics deliverables with appropriate departments and vendors before, during and after events.

• Prepare and manage setup of event space prior to guest arrival.

• Meet and greet event guests and maintain contact with clients throughout events to ensure expectations are exceeded.

• Coordinate Rockefeller Center event staff (cleaning, security, electricians, etc.).

• Record additional event expenses and/or damages and communicate them to Operations Manager.

• Distribute invoices and post event documentation to clients and coordinate payments and receivables

• Maintain event booking calendar.

• Respond to sales/event email inquiries, create and distribute sales kits, and answer incoming sales calls.

Freelance – World Baseball Classic (Mexico City, MX) , Major League Baseball

Duties Include: March 2009

• Assisted in distribution as well as creating credentials, onsite for this event.

• Assisted in press tent and with pre and post game conferences and interviews.

Event Coordinator/Sales Assistant, Inc., New York, NY

Duties Include: January -November 2008

• Coordinated sponsorships and booking of booths at trade shows.

• Maintained industry conference calendar.

• Managing sponsorship deliverables including collateral, room setup, registration, and collection of

• Planned and coordinated trade show participation including creation of sales collateral, registration, payment, travel and housing, and shipping.

• Managed inventory of booth materials and graphics.

• Managed event production and on-site logistics of non-trade show events including in-house events, career fairs, corporate functions, customer events and meetings.

• Sourced venues and vendors and negotiated contracts.

• Handled post event related activities including break-down, evaluations, and follow up with attendees.

• Implemented direct mail campaigns and post event surveys.

• Maintained budgets and tracked all expenses for reconciliation.

• Supported sales team efforts not related to trade shows/events.

Promotions and Marketing Assistant, Trenton Thunder Baseball Team, Trenton NJ

Intern, Trenton Thunder Baseball Team, Trenton NJ

Duties Include: April 2006- September 2007

• Assist VP of Marketing- sponsorships, proof of performance, creation of sponsorship packets

• Responsible for set up of on-field promotional game day events including direct customer contact

• Community relations tasks; donations, attendance updates

Intern, Communiqué Public Relations, Hamilton, NJ June 2003- April 2007

Duties Included:

• Assist in coordinating and running special events

• Press release mailings

• Client contact – answering phones and emails related to events

• Participated and ran booth at trade show

Office Manager, Facilities Department for Princeton University June 2003- April 2007

EDUCATION: Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Bachelor of Arts in Communications- December 2007

• Public Relations/Journalism Track

• Concentrations in Advertising and Event Planning

Related Activities:

• Member Public Relations Society

• Fundraising Chair & Member- Zeta Tau Alpha

• Events Planning Committee- Association of Commuting Students


• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Publisher, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft PowerPoint, DelPhi

• Excellent in data management, event planning and organization; ability to work quickly and efficiently under deadlines

Christina Ciancaretti

28 Hearthstone Lane, Marlton, NJ 08053 | | 609-***-****


Donna M. Csolak, Owner & President

Communiqué Public Relations

Hamilton Square, NJ 08690


Laura Kittridge, Manager of Corporate Events Inc.

New York, NY 10013


Kenneth I. Grayson, Jr., Shop Foreman

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ 08540


Brad Taylor, General Manager/CEO

Bowling Green Hot Rods

Bowling Green, KY 42102



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