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Olivia Capparelli

Olivia Capparelli

New York, NY, US

 
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communications professional in the architecture and design industry. 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

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

Apr 2019 - current
 

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

Nov 2018 - Apr 2019
 

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

ADMINISTRATIVE
* 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
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
* 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

INTERNAL
* 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
EXTERNAL
* 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
 

Education 

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