Dana Piccardo

Dana Piccardo

Summary

  • Outgoing and driven team leader
  • Recognized for strong relationship building and dedicated client service
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excels in fast-paced, time sensitive and challenging environments
  • Ability to prioritize and work cross-functionally on diverse tasks
  • Exceptional work ethic

Work History

Work History
Sep 2009 - Jun 2010

Business & Marketing Director

Chris Anthony Fitness

• Developed brand identity for regional fitness training proprietorship• Defined business and marketing initiatives by creating and setting measurable campaign objectives and goals• Introduced and developed website, including social media methods to promote business and services• Developed staff management and training procedures• Created efficiency for client data management, including new client protocol• Led public relations and media relations efforts

Feb 2009 - Sep 2009

Programs & Communications Consultant

Center for Jewish Life
  • Researched, developed and implemented programming and events for 6-week regional youth day camp

    ·Created and developed communication materials and publications, including a 30-page color handbook

    ·Interviewed and assisted in hiring of camp staff and external entertainment groups

    ·Maintained two websites and organization’s database

    ·Organized and promoted pre-camp events, including promotion of camp attendance

    ·Continued to review, evaluate and develop Center’s camp and non-camp programming

Jan 2008 - Nov 2008

Consultant - Sales & Marketing

Michael Page International

• Pitched, negotiated, and managed client and candidate cycles, specifically within the technology industry• Skilled in screen and interview processes, offer management, negotiations, and relationship maintenance• Business development through internal/external campaigns resulting in growth and expansion of the tri-state market• Cultivated and maintained relationships, while growing a vast professional network• Assisted in training and mentoring three junior consultants • Created marketing materials to enhance candidate and client relationships • Educated and promoted Michael Page full service recruitment solutions to external clients and referrals• Served as team lead for projects and internal/external events

May 2007 - Jan 2008

Event Coordinator

Octagon North America

HSBC Challenge Tour:

• Developed and tested "HSBC Challenge Tour" concept and community programs• Executed pre-event planning, on-site set-up and activation as well as post-event wrap-ups• Created a positive affinity between HSBC and the community drawing a link to the "World's Local Bank" tagline• Contributed in research for proposal write-ups and new business leads• Provided account support and coordination for all aspects of various current and potential hospitality clients 

Lexus Champions for Charity:

• Managed and supervised pre-event coordination, on-site activation, and post-event evaluation for national charity golf series• Assisted in coordinating all logistical elements, including travel, for nearly 200 nationwide events• Performed as a contact between Lexus dealers, corporate representatives, charity contacts and golf professionals • Promoted National Championship package on-site each event resulting in over $250,000 in charitable contribution

Support Staff for the following hospitality events within the Corporate Events and Hospitality Department: HSBC Women's World Match Play, US Open - Fidelity Investments, HSBC Big Break for Kids, The Barclays - Mitsubishi Electric, Merrill Lynch Shootout, JEEP King of the Mountain Ski & Snowboarding Series - Sprint

Jun 2006 - Jan 2007

Event Coordinator

Intersport, Inc.

On-site execution of events for Intersport's Cadillac Championship Clinics 2006 City Tour:

• Prepared sixteen premier golf courses for marketing event and arrival of over 1,000 guests per event• Directed local Cadillac dealers, promotional staffs, volunteers and professional golfers • Promoted and educated guests on Cadillac vehicles and services• Compiled participant information/registration and test drive data

Intersport created the Cadillac Championship Clinics, now in its sixth year of operation as a nationwide experiential marketing campaign. At each of the 16 US tour stops, over 1,000 targeted guests are given professional golf education and an intimate look into the Cadillac brand and its vehicles. 

http://www.intersportnet.com/events_feat_work.html

Education

Education