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Work experience

Oct 2016Oct 2017

Maternity Leave

Sep 2015Present

Sales representative

Lagoon Car Rental 

Keflavík

Apr 2015Jun 2015

Kitchen Management

Café Grensás

Reykjavík

Nov 2013Nov 2014

Project Leader

StadtLesen - International Reading Festival (www.stadtlesen.com)

- Planning of the international outdoor reading festival 'StadtLesen'
· Communication
· Scripting
· Print matters
·  etc.
- PR & Media Relations
· live TV appearances
· interviews for print media & radio stations
· Social Media
- International Networking
· weaving a stable network between international cultural institutions, politicians and business partners
- Acquisition of international business partners
- Direction of setting up / dismantling of the installation in 28 cities in Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Italy
- On-site project management
- Staff recruitment & management
- Supervision of famous authors

Nov 2013Nov 2014

Marketing

Bibliotels - Reading Hotels

- Development of marketing strategies
- Management of promotion for Bibliotels at the StadtLesen Reading Festival

May 2013Nov 2013

Project staff

StadtLesen - International Reading Festival (www.stadtlesen.com)

· Setting up / dismantling of installation in 25 cities in Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Italy
· On-site project work
 - Customer service
 - Distribution of information
· Media relations
 -  Interviews
· Supervision of authors
· Audio equipment set up

May 2013Nov 2013

Promoter

Bibliotels - Reading Hotels 

- Promotion of the Bibliotels Reading Hotels at the StadtLesen Reading Festival

Jul 2012Sep 2012

Archaeologist - excavation staff

University Vienna 

- Excavation of a Medieval Slavic settlement
- Inventory and identification / dating of finds
- PR

Jul 2011Sep 2011

Cleaning Technician

Salzburg Festival 
Aug 2009Jun 2010

Temporary PR staff

Ecker & Partner - PR agency

- Research for mailing lists
- Arrangement and scheduling of press conferences
- General office work

May 2008Aug 2009

Barista

Starbucks Corp. 

Vienna

Education

20072012

MA Archaeology

University Vienna (Austria)

Archaeology, History, Literature

Jan 2011Oct 2011

Semester Abroad

University College London (UK)

Archaeology

20042007

BA Scandinavian Studies

University Bonn (Germany)

Scandinavian Studies, Archaeology, History

Jul 2001Oct 2001

Student Exchange

Highland Park Senior High School, Saint Paul, MN (USA)
Jan 2000Mar 2000

Student Exchange

Lycée Saint-Jaques Liège (Belgium)
Mar 1998Jul 1998

Student Exchange

International School Brunssum (Netherlands)
19952004

Abitur (University entrance diploma)

Marie-Curie-Gymnasium Neuss (Germany)

Bilingual Education (English and German)

19911995

Elementary School

Karl-Kreiner-Schule Neuss (Germany)

Skills

Driving License

class B, very experienced driver, competent handling of all sorts and sizes of class B
vehicles

Computer

Adobe Photoshop, Email, excellent internet research skills, Microsoft Office/Excel/Outlook/Publisher, Social Media [Wordpress Blogging (e.g. theme INK by Codestag) , facebook, 
twitter, Pinterest, youtube, etc.], easy learner

Languages

German: native language
English: full professional proficiency
Icelandic: learning

Project Management

experienced team leader with the ability to manage cross-functional teams and multidisciplinary projects

Communication

customer service oriented, always friendly and calm, patient and empathetic

Critical & Creative Thinking

unusual ideas, very good problem solving and decision making