Olivia Capparelli

Olivia Capparelli

New York, NY, US

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communications professional in the architecture and design industry. 



HLW International, New York, Marketing / Bid Project Manager

architecture / design firm | full-time contract | write + format + manage
RFP response packages + presentations w/ internal design + external
consultant teams | create / organize / audit company marketing collateral

Jan 2021 - current

Binyan Studios, New York, Project Manager

3D visualization studio | temp-to-perm | management of mid-sized
international team (nyc/lon/aus) of designers + clients in top-10 global real
estate market + reputable arch. firms | budgets between $10k and $500k+

Nov 2019 - Aug 2020

AKRF, Inc., New York, NY, US, Marketing and Communications Specialist

environmental engineering firm | full-time contract | social scheduling,
execution, analysis | proposals support, research, qaqc w/ city / state gov.
collaboration | newsletter creation + dissemination | external pr oversight

Apr 2019 - Aug 2019

Ted Moudis Associates, New York, NY, US, Proposal Coordinator/Marketing Specialist (Contract)

interior architecture firm | full-time contract | scope negotiation, writing,
filing + database creation, management | internal + client-facing
literature copy-editing | ad-hoc marketing research + content development

Nov 2018 - Apr 2019

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), New York, NY, US, Technical Studio Lead

* Provide direct administrative support for three Directors, as well as two Project Managers; coordinate daily schedule and travel logistics and manage basic priorities; provide secondary support to team of ~150 mid- and low-level team members
* Act as direct line to clients and consultants on project, marketing, and business development correspondences
* Proofread and edit department literature, standard guides, and external postings
* Ensure department culture by arranging in- and off-site events and by facilitating professional and academic development and education and inter-studio communication
* Provide research and evaluative assistance for office-wide Hiring Committee, including vetting candidates, reviewing and analyzing staffing actuals and projections, targeting project and team needs and manpower goals
* Reconcile department-wide budget for New York and DC offices; assist in on-going re-structuring of budget and bud-get-keeping methods
* Develop and maintain Quality Management Systems database; create and implement streamlined, office-wide standards for document review and charrette meetings, including internal efforts and client deliverables

Jul 2017 - Aug 2018

BIG | Bjarke Ingels Group, New York, NY, US, Communications Coordinator

* Created and edited company-wide presentation materials
* Led upkeep and daily posting on company Intranet
* Assisted Business Development team in preparations for award submissions
* Updated CRM database with press contacts
* Tracked and congregated press statistics using media monitoring software
* Wrote and distributed press packages and built and maintained marketing materials
* Handled all incoming press requests and media inquiries, including the preparation and execution of verbal and written interviews
* Assisted with the planning and execution of press events

Sep 2016 - Jan 2017


Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY, US, Advertising & Marketing Communications

part-time; current attainment of AAS; bachelor's in advertising and marketing communications (minor in english) in pursuit (nights)

Sep 2014 - current

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