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Availability: Full Time

$50 /hr
$500 /day
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Craig L

New York / Newark / Jersey City, NY

Associate Producer, Logistics, Sponsorship Management, Staffing Management

Event Types: Conference, Experiential, Live Event, Non Profit, Product Launches

Experience: 6+ years

Short Bio: I have over 7 years experience in B2B, and B2C engagement; planning and executing event programs for global brands. My passion is creating memorable experiences and building new relationships. My professionalism, ability to anticipate need, as well as effectively communicate has resulted in exceeding the expectations of my employers and their partners. I possess the interpersonal skills necessary to effectively collaborate with teams as well as provide the necessary operational support by creatively solving problems.

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Experience
Program Manager
GMR Marketing - New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY
Feb 01, 2019 - Current
• Oversight of multiple project work, while implementing a structured execution process of event marketing practices •Management, supervision, and coordination of marketing programs
Lead Producer
The One Club for Creativity 501 (c)(3) - New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY
Mar 01, 2019 - May 31, 2019
Lead Producer 98th Annual ADC Awards/2019 Young Ones Education Festival New York, NY, May 2019 Attendance: 400-450 Responsibilities: • Coordinated Technical Needs • Created Event Concepts • Performed Site Inspections • Vendor/Sponsor management • Budget Management

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Event Consultant
Wynne Comunications - New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY
Sep 01, 2015 - May 31, 2019
Wynne Communications Events and Sponsorship Consultant Conference New York, NY, 2015-2019 Attendance: 80-100 per event Responsibilities: • Venue, catering and staff sourcing • Managing sponsorship requests and administrative email correspondence • Production of event program materials • Managing run of show activities

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Producer
PMK*BNC - New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY
Feb 01, 2016 - May 31, 2018
Samsung 837 Event Producer Experiential New York, NY, 2016-2018 Attendance: 400 Responsibilities: • Managed all production and technical aspects of events • Ensured the set-up and working order of all audio-visual equipment • Contracted vendors and staffing • Implemented the original vision for the event

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Producer
McKinney - New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY
Mar 01, 2018 - Mar 31, 2018
Samsung Korea Producer Product Launch New York, NY March 2018 Attendance: 1,000 Responsibilities: • Training and onsite management of all staff • Managed allocated budget to source and purchase required items • Produced check-in and registration format to manage RSVP list of over 900 • Greeted and briefed executives with production timelines and leading client walkthroughs

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Exhibit Manager
Career Group Companies - New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY
Feb 01, 2018 - Feb 15, 2018
Adidas Exhibit Manager Brand Activation Los Angeles, CA Feb. 2018 Attendance: 20,000+ Responsibilities: • Managed check-in process and ensured a steady operational flow of tour and workshops • Briefed and accompanied athletes and celebrities on tour of space • Represented brand in creating a high level of guest engagement

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Event Manger
Fashion for Charity Gala - New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY
Apr 01, 2015 - Apr 30, 2015
Fashion for Charity Gala Associate Producer Charity event New York, NY, April 2015 Attendance: 250 Responsibilities: • Supported Director, Individual Giving and Special Event Managers • Created production timeline with completed and pending tasks • Maintained event expenses for galas, rehearsals, artist salons and other events • Scheduled volunteers for large event projects • Updated gala sales reports and RSVP sheets

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Nirey Reynolds
The One Club for Creativity
Please contact for testimonial
Samuel Roberts
FFCGala/ Samuel Roberts Casting
Craig's terrific work ethic and innate sense of initiative make him simply a pleasure to work with. His youthful, and energetic presence, coupled with a keen awareness of today's social media platform and influence have made him a valuable asset in both casting and event planning.
Robert Wynne
Wynne Communications
Craig is a true professional. He's our #1 events guy in New York. Everyone loves working with him. He's prompt, professional, prepared, very personable and the media and university staff all rave about Craig's work ethic. Craig is an asset and we will continue to work with him in the future.