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Summit, NJ, 07901
November 17, 2009

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Kristina Avallone


Objective Self-starter with great organizational skills seeking a position in events/marketing

Experience 2/08- 2/09 Cognimed, Inc Livingston, NJ

Program Manager Continuing Education

Managed approximately 20 projects a year consisting of live symposiums, journal supplements,

tradeshows, one-on-one consultations, and printed promotional materials

Maintained budgets of up to $300,000 per project

Executed onsite meeting logistics including catering, AV, and meeting room specifications

Identified plan of action for all team members on a weekly basis and ensured follow through

Directed the creative services team on all printed pieces

Held weekly status conference calls with grantors

Created detailed T&E spreadsheets for all projects

Oversaw & managed day-to-day activities of two coordinators

Liaisoned with all doctors, nurses, & faculty for live events

Tracked major milestones and kept team on target to meet deadlines

Routed all printed pieces through editorial to ensure accuracy

1/04-7/07 Realogy Corporation (formerly Cendant) Parsippany, NJ

Events/PR Manager ONCOR International

Liaisoned with hotels to successfully plan 7 international division events annually

Planned and designed trade show booth for commercial events 3 times per year (approx. 50,000 attendees)

Coordinated all break-out education sessions

Created sponsorship package for events, as well as contact the sponsors

Selected guest speakers and negotiated all contracts

Managed all content on Intranet for ONCOR International

Directed the creative design and production of print and electronic projects

Created monthly newsletter and all other internal communication vehicles

Maintained close relationship with several industry publications and trade organizations to gain exposure for the company

Ordered all food & beverage for events

Specialist, Learning Delivery Organizational Learning

Assisted with 3 trade shows annually for C21, ERA, Coldwell Banker, and Coldwell Banker Commercial (collectively 40,000 attendees)

Ordered all promotional items for learning booth

Coordinated all break-out education sessions

Communicated with hotel event planners on room set-up and breakdown

Planned off-site meetings (approx. 40 per year) for Century 21 Real Estate companies throughout US

Fulfillment support for ongoing training courses

Designed flyers, newsletters, and memos for real estate companies

Scheduled and planned training for on- and off-site employees

Created, edited, and produced course materials for real estate professionals

Executive Assistant Organizational Learning

Provided administrative support to CLO, VP, and Directors

Planned all franchise orientations (approx. 40 per year) for new Century 21 offices

throughout US

Organized on- and off-site meetings and events for department and clients

Planned several off-site team building events

Coordinated travel arrangements for domestic and international trips

Interacted daily with executive staff and clients

Maintained an Access database of new Century 21 offices opening

Ran Access database reports for Century 21 biweekly

3/96 - 12/03

Held positions in database administration and travel

Education &

Training Expert Computer Training

Course: A+ & MCSE Completed: 7/00

Certification: MCP

O’Briens Professional Travel School

Course: Master Travel Agent Completed: 12/95

• Successful Meeting Planning

• Quark Xpress Program

• Intensive Grammar Clinic

• Project Management

• Design Newsletters and Brochures

• PowerPoint Advanced

• Partnering With Your Boss


• Word

• Excel

• Access

• PowerPoint

• Schedule

• Outlook

• Quark Xpress

• Adobe Acrobat

• Photoshop

• Centra

• Aspen

• AS400

• Clarify Front Office


• CoStar

• Sabre

• Apollo

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