The Winebow Group
Event Planning & Office Management
April 2016 — Present
Manages calendars, travel arrangements, and expense processing for the SVP, COO, EVP of Winery and Supplier Management, and SVP of Wholesale Northeast.
Liaise with wineries and M. Shanken for Wine Spectator NY Wine Experience Grand Tasting Event.
Plan, coordinate and execute NY-based events: Oversee the planning of logistics and operations for private meetings, conferences, and tasting events, including our Vintners' Harvest and Grand Portfolio Tastings.
Liaise with Marketing & PR/Creative Services departments to create campaign/materials for larger tastings, including supplier wine guide that is distributed at the events.
Manage event operations: The facility selection, contracting, pricing, transportation, accommodations, food and beverage selections and audio/visual service arrangements.
Supervise production of events: Work with event sponsors and internal/external teams on all aspects of planning the event.
Plan the event floor plan and budget; produce the event materials and accessories.
Reassess the communication plans, special packages, and processes in collaboration with cross-company teams.
Negotiate and manage contracts with sub-contractors and vendors.
Maintains office services by organizing office operations and procedures; reviewing and approving supply requisitions; assigning and monitoring clerical functions.
Maintains office efficiency by planning and implementing office systems & policies, layouts, and equipment procurement for 2 separate floors of the office building.
Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees under my direct report. Responsible for interviewing, hiring, and terminating direct reports.
Initiates, manages, and maintains all office vendor relationships, ensuring contracted work is completed in a timely manner, addressing issues as needed.
Volunteer Committee Co-Chair.