Laura Postelnicu

Laura Postelnicu

Work History

Work History
Mar 2006 - Present

Events Coordinator

Central Travel
  • Planning, organising and managing corporate events 
  • Manage the entire package, from venue sourcing, invitations and decoration to transport, entertainment and catering
  • Analyze and quantify all corporate marketing tradeshow leads, conference evaluations and other event data into a comprehensive post-analysis executive report
  • Negotiate contracts and make billing arrangements with meeting facilities
  • Co-ordinate services for events, such as accommodation and transportation for participants, conference and other facilities, catering, signage, displays, translation, special needs requirements, audio-visual equipment, printing and security
  • Organize registration of participants, prepare programs and promotional material, and publicize events
  • Plan entertainment and social gatherings for participants
  • Hire, train and supervise support staff required for events
  • Ensure compliance with required by-laws
  • Coordinate with meeting facilities to ensure that appropriate meeting space is made available
  • Develop function sheets specifying room set-up requirements, event details, and food and beverage orders and communicate these requirements to the meeting facilities 
  • Develop, communication, and review hotel rooming lists to ensure accuracy.
  • Negotiate contracts for services, approve suppliers' invoices, maintain financial records, review final billing submitted to clients for events and prepare reports.
  • Meet with trade and professional associations and other groups to promote and discuss conference, convention and trade show services.
  • Meet with sponsors and organizing committees to plan scope and format of events, to establish and monitor budgets and to review administrative procedures and progress of events
Sep 2010 - Present

Travel Agency Manager

Central Travel
  • promoting and marketing the business, sometimes to new or niche markets;
  • managing budgets and maintaining statistical/financial records;
  • selling travel products and tour packages;
  • sourcing products and destinations to meet consumer demands for bespoke travel and sustainable tourism;
  • taking part in familiarisation visits to new destinations in order to gain information on issues and amenities of interest to consumers;
  • liaising with travel partners, including airlines and hotels, to manage bookings and schedules, often one year in advance;
  • dealing with customer enquiries and aiming to meet their expectations;
  • overseeing the smooth, efficient running of the business.
Feb 2005 - Mar 2006

Travel Agent & Events Developer

4U Travel
  • Logistic on organizing teambuildings and conferences;
  • Provide literature and information to clients concerning local, interstate and international tours, travel routes, accommodation, local customs, fares and travel regulations;
  • Discuss client requirements and advise on suitable options plan, prepare and cost itineraries for clients make travel, accommodation and related bookings;
  • Confirm bookings and notify clients of luggage limits, insurance, medical, passport, visa and currency requirements;
  • Issue tickets for travel, accommodation vouchers and all relevant documentation;
  • Collect payments and maintain records of transactions;
  • Assist with changes to travel arrangements and bookings where required;
2004 - 2005

Travel Agent

AlbatroSS Travel
  • Booking hotels
  • Creating tailor – made tourist programs all around Romania
  • Developing tourist programs all around Romania
  • Escort guiding
  • Logistic on organizing events and conferences
Sep 2000 - Nov 2002

Assistant Manager

Amero Trading S.R.L.

  • General office administration 
  • Various management team assistance duties
  • Responsible for documents archive
  • Issuing invoices and responsible for the daily cash journal
  • Monitoring the press
  • Issuing documents, generating and processing of correspondence
  • Report writing & Minute taking


1999 - 2003

Bachelor of Science in Economy of Tourism

Romanian American University

Economy, Tourism, Strategic Management, Marketing, Business administration

1995 - 1999


Colegiul National "Ion Luca Caragiale"



Communication and interpersonal skills

  communication - ability to communicate orally, in writing, or via electronic means, in a manner appropriate to the audience; teamwork - being a constructive team member, contributing practically to the success of the team; leadership - being able to motivate and encourage others, whilst taking the lead; initiative - ability to see opportunities and to set and achieve goals; problem solving - thinking things through in a logical way in order to determine key issues, often also including creative thinking; flexibility/adaptability - ability to handle change and adapt to new situations; self-awareness - knowing your strengths and skills and having the confidence to put these across; commitment/motivation - having energy and enthusiasm in pursuing projects; interpersonal skills - ability to relate well to others and to establish good working relationships; numeracy - competence and understanding of numerical data, statistics and graphs.

knowledge of planning

Knowledge of planning where we can includ budgeting and cost control; goal setting and data compilation

Computer skills



  • Planning and Organizing – skilled at planning, organizing, and managing small to large events; proven ability in accomplishing goals and ensuring work is completed efficiently; strong problem solving skills, including the ability to recognize and analyze problems and implement solutions; a strong orientation to detail and accuracy; the ability to multitask and prioritize activities; dedication to using time effectively and preventing irrelevant issues or distractions from interfering with work completion.  
  • Developing Collaborative Relationships – proven experience in establishing rapport; skilled at effectively communicating internally, externally, and at all levels; ability to work with teams on projects and strategic initiatives.
  • Customer Focus – skilled at evaluating how actions and plans will affect clients; seeks information to understand expectations, problems, and needs; responds quickly to meet client needs and resolve problems; implements effective ways to monitor and evaluate client concerns, issues, and satisfaction;
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills;
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency with PowerPoint and Excel;
  • Meeting or events planning experience within a conference business.


  • photography
  • love to travel
  • reading
  • spending time with my friends and family
  • meet new people and cultures
  • study politics and communication


2003 - Present

Management courses for achieving the tourism licence

Tourism, Hotel & Restaurant Consulting Group Romania
2000 - 2000

Project Self-Reliance - Democracy - Responsibility // Leuven, Belgium

Christian Academy for European Dialog