Milena Mihailovic

  • New York NY
Milena Mihailovic

Senior Client Relations Manager

Summary

International education professional working to market and promote cultural exchange programs under State Department designation to businesses in pursuit of workplace diversity and international talent. Oversee team of two to carry out placements for international young professionals utilizing program management and business development skills. 

Summary

Work History
Jul 2015 - Present

Senior Client Relations Manager

Cultural Vistas

Oversee placement team to carry out placements of international programs.  Work with program directors to grow and sustain placement services. Develop and oversee technical training for STEM program. Contribute to the development of proposal writing and program implementation. Responsible for improving business function and workflow within department.  

May 2013 - Jun 2015

Client Relations Manager

Cultural Vistas| Visitor Exchange Organization

Oversaw full internship placement process for international young professionals. Integrated research and outreach techniques to develop and maintain client relations with universities, non-profits, technology industries and businesses nationwide for international intern candidates. Conducted strategic campaigns to help the mission of workplace diversity and international education grow across the nation while utilizing inside sales techniques and extensive communication strategies to maintain new and existing leads 

Aug 2012 - May 2013

Sales Associate

Cultural Vistas

Drove new and existing partnerships while working on a sales team of three, promoting international programs to businesses in a variety of fields. Through the use of Salesforce, networking, email and cold calling campaigns I maintained a client database and created innovative campaigns to target companies in need of talent. 

Aug 2012 - May 2013

Business Development Assistant Officer

Cultural Vistas

Assisted with the development of new programs, recruited and vetted new participants and partners.  Created standard operating processes to efficiently communicate and organize all parties involvement.  

   

Jan 2012 - Jul 2012

Research Assistant

Council on Competitiveness

Researched economic growth initiatives in the U.S. and other nations. Surveyed prospective members, including corporate CEOs, university presidents and labor leaders. Event preparation, execution and follow-up. Researched and drafted talking points for executive's speeches on subjects ranging from the future of aerospace manufacturers to the link between economic competitiveness and sustainability.

Work History

Education
2011

B.A. International Studies, European concentration, French minor

College of Charleston
Aug 2010 - Dec 2010

European concentration

L'Ecole de Management/Robert Schuman Universite, Strasbourg

Study abroad semester in Strasbourg, France with a special focus on European Parliament. In addition to French immersion, coursework in European integration, cross cultural issues, and human resource management. 

TOMODACHI Women's Leadership Program

Mentored a MET Life sponsored Japanese women's leadership program in New York and Washington DC.  Led a group of ten to workshops and company meetings where young future female leaders of Japan learned...