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Assistant Vice President

Location:
Miami, FL, 33143
Posted:
August 19, 2012

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LAURA SIMÓN

**** ** **** **. ***., #***

Miami, FL 33143

305-***-****

lp2sfe@r.postjobfree.com

RELATED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

- Bilingual (English and Spanish) and excellent written and oral communication skills

- Knowledge of and experience in the music, entertainment, and event industries

- Production and coordination/logistics for live events and both live and taped television shows

- Talent contract negotiations and contract drafting

- Facility in working with both Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows operating systems

- Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) and Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator

EXPERIENCE

January 2009 – Present

NBC Universal –Telemundo Network

Hialeah, FL

Programming Contract Coordinator - Department of Business and Music Affairs

(April 2010 – Present)

- Overseeing various contract management and tracking databases

- Preparing and sending contract option and expiration notices to the appropriate decision-making parties within company

- Negotiating and preparing loan-out, freelance, and direct employment talent agreements and amendments for Telemundo Studios Miami

- Maintaining, distributing, and tracking executed deal memos, talent agreements, location agreements, and other legal documents for all internal departments

- Creating records for Telemundo Internacional agreements reflecting key data and maintaining a receivables system to authorize the issuance of invoices for international clients

- Collecting royalties for Telemundo programming that is distributed and broadcast internationally

- Collecting and reviewing quarterly programing reports from all Telemundo affiliates in order to ensure compliance with FCC standards

- Working on the production team for the 2011 – 2012 Premios Billboard de la Música Latina (Lead Talent Escort)

Talent Coordinator – Talent and Casting Department (November 2009 – April 2010)

Telemundo Studios Miami

- Casting extras, daily players, and guest stars for Telemundo telenovelas on a daily basis

- Coordinating castings for main casts and open castings for telenovelas

- Being a liaison between Telemundo Studios and various Hispanic talent agencies

- Coordination and logistics of special events for the studios (i.e. premieres, wrap parties, press events)

- Preparing executive presentations for the Talent and Casting Department

- Assistant to the Vice President of Talent Strategy

Intern - Department of Music Affairs and Talent / Music Library (January 2009 – November 2009)

- Member of the Premios Billboard de la Música Latina 2009 production team

- Assistant Producer for Levántate and talent coordinator for various network programs

- Production team for the 2009 Calle Ocho Festival (Telemundo stage) and La Liga Contra el Cáncer Teletón 2009

- Assisting in the network’s Music Library and maintaining a calendar of all music-related events for the network

- Maintaining contact with record labels and coordinating music talent for the network’s production needs and shows

- Updating and maintaining network on-air grids and schedules for the purpose of music clearances

May 2009 - August 2009

Batanga, Inc.

Coral Gables, FL

Intern – Production Assistant / Talent Coordinator

- Maintaining and updating the website by scheduling home page updates, uploading music, creating and updating artist pages, changing artist information as needed, and updating the online radio stations accordingly with trends in the music industry

- Coordinating artist interviews and maintaining the staff editorial calendar with interview and promotion dates

- Producing and conducting artist interviews (Question and Answer, Diary, Who Is, etc.)

EDUCATION

University of Miami

Master of Music in Music Business and Entertainment Industries

- Estimated Date of Graduation: December 2012

University of Miami

Bachelor of Science in Communication

- Graduated in December 2009 with Magna Cum Laude honors

- Double major in Public Relations/Spanish and a minor in Marketing

- GPA: 3.796

- Awards Received: Dean’s, Provost’s, and President’s List; nominated for Student Employee of the Year 2009 Award

- Memberships: Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, School of Communication Peer Advisor, Sigma Delta Pi Spanish Honor Society



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