Work History

Work History
Jan 2010 - Present

Intern / Assistant

Department for EU Integration, Prahova City Council

+Project Assistant: Integrated Plan for Urban Development. 

>Assistant for the Urban Development Plan (PIDU), part of the Regional Development Project financed by the EU. Work in collaboration with the  Department of European Integration.

>Responsibilities: research and innovation, content management and strategic planning for PIDU. Involved mainly in the development of the Economic and Environmental projects part of PIDU.

+Customer service on European Structural Funds

Oct 2009 - Dec 2009

Communications Support

G-1 Billion

Communication support; coordinating event planning and registration to events; social media promotion.

Apr 2008 - Jul 2009

Certified Local Trainer

AIESEC
Held trainings in Sales and myaiesec.net online platform. Developing skills in: * training & facilitating Also aiming to learn more about: * coaching & mentoring
Mar 2009 - Jun 2009

Student Consultant in Marketing Communications

Vestas Wind Systems

CEMS Business Project 2009, Copenhagen Developed a global Employer Branding Strategy

Research on marketing communication in Mexico and China.

Jan 2009 - May 2009

Organizing Conferences Committee

AIESEC

External relations and promotion responsible for 2 national leadership conferences of over 100 participants 

Planned and executed a 2-day conference for 60 participants as conference manager 

Skills developed: project management, time management, event planning, cross-cultural management (being in teams with various nationalities)

Aug 2008 - Aug 2008

Student Consultant

European Space Agency

Developed a Business Plan on Technology Transfer and Innovation  Noordwijk, The Netherlands

Apr 2008 - Aug 2008

Student Research Assistant

Copenhagen Business School

Researched on a Mutual Funds project; Corresponded with cooperative associations worldwide 

Skills: research, communications, presentation

Sep 2007 - Jun 2008

Junior Consultant

CBS Junior Consultants
As a Junior Consultant I took part in management consultancy projects for business clients. The job included being in constant dialogue with the company, deliver solid presentations and producing a cost effective and well-grounded solution within the time limit. The main project I worked on was a pilot study on Biotech companies wordwide, with focus on intangible assets.
Sep 2007 - May 2008

Project member

AIESEC CBS
Innovation and Entrepreneurship project Skills developed: project management, event planning, intercultural communication Leadership and skills conferences: - AIESEC National Conference on Leadership in Fiesch, Switzerland - Western Europe and North America Leadership Development Seminar in Bamberg, Germany - Train the Trainers Skill Seminar in Odense, Denmark
Jul 2005 - Jul 2005

Trainee

BRD- Societe Generale
Financial and economical analysis for companies, in order to analyse the risk of credit.

Education

Education
2008 - 2009

CEMS Double Degree in International Management

Copenhagen Business School

Core Courses: International Business, Emerging Markets, Financial Management 

2003 - 2007

BSc

Universitatea Romano-Americana, Bucuresti

Dissertation in Management: Joint Ventures and the case of Chupa Chups   GPA 10/10   (10-point scale) 

Core courses: Accounting, Public Finances, Corporate Finance, Auditing, Financial Analysis, Management 

2006 - 2006

Tietgen Business College, Odense

Erasmus Grant for one semester. 

Core courses: E-sales marketing, Organizational Management and Cross-Cultural Communications 

Skills

Skills

Microsoft Windows OS

Ubuntu Linux

Project management

Conference manager for a leadership conference in Denmark, 2009 Organized 2 national leadership conferences for over 100 participants, 2009 Organized a learning event for 70 students on the topic of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 2007-2008 Team leader for a project on Intangible Assets as a Junior Consultant, 2007 "Best Project of the Year" award in 2008 for the Innovation and Entrepreneurship project at AIESEC Copenhagen Business School

Cross-Cultural Awareness

Cross-cultural awareness developed through: - study exchange programs in the USA, Denmark and the Netherlands - membership of international not for profit student organization AIESEC - attending the CEMS Pan-European Master Degree in Mangement - working experience in 3 different European countries: Romania, Denmark and the Netherlands - participating in international leadership conferences in Norway, Denmark, Switzerland, Germany and Hungary  

Presentation Skills

Excellent presentation skills, developed through: - project presentation in scientific competitions or in university courses; - trainings held as a certified local trainer in AIESEC - promotion campaigns for AIESEC - participated in promoting AIESEC to university students - cold-calls as external relations responsible in AIESEC conference organizing team - student job as a junior consultant in Junior consultants, Copenhagen Business School

Blog Management

Content creation and management in Wordpress. Social media promotion through social networks and basic SEO: Page Rank, Feedburner, Technorati. Collaborative website projects: Eufides. Basic HTML/XHTML and CSS knowledge.

Microsoft Office 2007

Proficient user.

Corel Draw

Learning how to make logos with the use of vector manipulation.

Adobe Photoshop Elements

Another great tool I use for making photo collages, as a personal hobby.

Adobe Photoshop CS

Enjoy editing photos and making collages. Currently how to make web templates in Photoshop.

Objective

Open to job opportunities in Customer Service, Media Marketing or EU regional development projects

Ideal location of assignments: Bruxelles or Budapest.

Summary

Gabriela is a very positive, dynamic, creative and motivated individual, with a passion for marketing communications and strategic planning. 

Gabriela's master thesis on online brand communities aims to study the role of identity in a group and of a brand community in a company's communication strategy. Connecting people with brands in today's web 2.0 is a strategically creative process where dedicated communication has a paramount effect. 

Gabriela has experience in regional development, strategic planning, project management, marketing and social media through various projects and volunteer activities in Europe.

Languages: Romanian - native; English - fluent; Spanish and French - advanced; German, Hungarian - basic.

Interest

WEB 2.0 Communications

Design

Planning Travels

Yoga and Jazz

Biking

Foreign Languages

Certifications

Certifications
May 2008 - Present

Trainer's Certificate

AIESEC Denmark