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Christopher Silva

Christopher Silva

Brooklyn, NY, US

 

About 

I have worked for years in promotions in media and now would like to transition into a marketing coordinator role at an architecture firm. I have a layperson's interest in architecture and design, especially urban planning and green initiatives. I want to merge my interests with my qualifications and experience. I would love to support marketing in identifying new project opportunities and prepare proposals for client submissions. 

Employment 

Saban Brands LLC, New York, NY, US, Associate On-Air Producer

•Coordinated with creative director, production, programming and ad sales teams to traffic spots promoting on-air programming and Vortexx brand on The CW network to Broadcast Standards and Practices for approval, and to CBS for air.
•Created and managed metadata necessary for production and delivery of on-air promos, campaigns, sweepstakes, spots for media buys and commercials.
•Accessed Sales Traffic and Billing System (STBS) to compile weekly on-air programming schedule, including segment times, bumps, menus and end credits, and entered commercial traffic instructions.
•Proofread and edited copy for ad sales presentations, proposals and RFPs to present to clients.
•Conducted research of competition and submitted biweekly reports.
•Implemented procedures for submission of cue sheets to music publishing company.

Sep 2012 - Feb 2014
 

4Kids Entertainment, Inc., New York, NY, US, Associate Producer

•Managed transfer of media elements, deliverables and related metadata from 4Kids to two companies pursuant to asset sale.
•Coordinated with producers, editors and sound engineers to assemble, review, output and deliver reels in a timely manner.
•Created logs and slates for on-air promos, campaigns, spots for media buys and commercials.
•Communicated with networks, dub houses, licensors and licensees to deliver masters and materials.
•Compiled weekly programming schedule using Sales Traffic and Billing System (STBS).
•Captured promos using Final Cut Pro and export to Web team.
•Produced spots promoting on-air programming and 4Kids brands on FOX and The CW networks.
•Proofread and edited copy for ad sales, graphics and home video departments.
•Implemented procedures for submission of cue sheets to music publishing company.
•Acted as Media Manager on occasional video shoots.

Feb 2007 - Aug 2012
 

4Kids Entertainment, Inc., New York, NY, US, Librarian

•Organized media assets into in-house library collection and provided reference.
•Utilized Nesbit Media Library database to generate accurate and complete metadata.
•Oversaw shipment of media assets and paper records to outside storage facility.
•Advised management and legal department on records retention and disaster recovery policies.
•Maintained and updated finding aids and inventories.
•Negotiated with vendors to purchase mobile shelving units, and coordinate installation with the office and building managements.

Nov 2002 - Jan 2007
 

Instituto Cervantes New York, New York, NY, US, Intern

•Assisted librarians at library funded by the Spanish government to promote the Spanish language.
•Updated the video library catalogue – supplement.

Jan 2002 - Jan 2003
 

The National Archive of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender History, New York, NY, US, Volunteer

•Processed the records of the Lesbian and Gay Teachers Association from the early 1970s to the present.
•Created a finding aid for the collection.

Mar 2002 - Dec 2002
 

Diamond, Cardo, King, Peters & Fodera, New York, NY, US, Legal Assistant

•Assisted three attorneys at in-house counsel for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.
•Opened, maintained and closed all appeals files.
•Drafted and filed legal documents, including pleadings and motions.
•Updated spreadsheets, databases, court calendars and office lists.
•Reviewed The New York Law Journal for court appearances and decisions.
•Searched court system and other legal websites for case status information.
•Conducted written and oral correspondence with adversaries, outside counsel, courts, printers, claims and insured/clients.

Mar 1997 - Nov 2002
 

HarperCollins Publishers, Information Center/Archives, New York, NY, US, Intern

•Processed collection of Harper & Row, Harper Brothers, HarperCollins, William Morrow and Avon Books catalogues dating back to the 1800s.
•Catalogued new and incoming publications.
•Conducted basic research, such as simple online document retrieval.
•Updated Intranet website.

Jan 2002 - May 2002
 

Education 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Masters, Information and Library Science

Sep 1999 - Dec 2002
 

New York University (NYU), New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Latin American Studies

Sep 1990 - May 1994
 

Awards 

Beta Phi Mu, International Library Science Honor Society, Award

2002
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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