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Tara Borejka

Tara Borejka

Producer, Account Manager - Print, Film, Social Media

Freelance

NEW YORK, Other

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“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, 'Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?' Actually, who are you not to be? ........ ― Marianne Williamson, A Return to Love: Reflections on the Prin...

Collective Bias

Director, Client Services

Developed a working knowledge of and strong relationships with key clients: Duane Reade, Master Card, Sears, Mohawk Flooring and Nickelodeon.

Anticipated client’s needs and provided information about social media programs, trends, and the competitive landscape.

Participated in the annual planning process, developing and managing social media plans for various brands and retailers.

Served as a subject matter expert on social media and shopper trends, providing direction, recommendations and rationale on marketing communication and tactics.

Prepared and delivered effective, influential bi-weekly reports to clients on progress and success of campaigns.

Fostered collaborative relationships with clients, retailers and cross-functional teams including community management, operations, corporate communications and creative.

Managed budgets, ensuring profitability for Collective Bias and contributing to overall department bonus attainment.

Acted as a change agent/impact player from both an internal and external perspective – contributing to both client and Collective Bias performance.

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Gloss & Gloss Post

Executive Producer

Perform as key member of a team that helped build our client base and reputation resulting in 84% company growth in less than 4 years.

Produce fashion campaigns for print and video for some of the world’s most recognized fashion photographers including: Craig McDean, Mikael Jansson, Annie Leibovitz, Steven Meisel, Terry Richardson and Bryan Adams; and for brands and creative agencies such as H&M, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Macy’s, Tory Burch, Prada, Ferragamo, Jimmy Choo, Balenciaga, Laird & Partners, Baron & Baron, Atelier, Ogilvy & Mather and Grey Advertising.

Manage all aspects of production while working directly with the photographer, magazine and creative agency including creating and managing budgets, setting up jobs for retouching team, relaying client instructions, reviewing images and managing approval process to ensure client expectations are met and delivered on schedule, manage ad releases, prepare and release final high resolution files and match prints to agencies, printers and publications.

Provide leadership and supervision for a team of producers as well as provide oversight and direction for retouchers, flame artists and colorists.

As Post Producer for Gloss Post, a video post-production department within Gloss, managed the post process for the documentary film, Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel, television commercials for H&M Summer 2012 & Winter 2012 campaigns and web videos for Mango, H&M, Nars, Chloe, Italian Vogue, China Vogue, Interview Magazine and Chloe.

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Box

Executive/Personal Assistant

Served as personal assistant for world-renowned digital photography retouching artist - Responsible for the management and coordination of multiple calendars and projects on multiple calendar systems; corresponded with high profile clients via phone and email.

Booked complex and highly detailed travel arrangements with frequent last minute changes, for business and pleasure on commercial airlines, private jets, helicopters and rail as well as accommodations at fine hotels and resorts around the world. Tracked all travel expenses to ensure accuracy of company accounts.

Planned off-site meetings and special events for clients and employees; including contract negotiations, venue selection, site visits, menu planning etc.

In addition to normal duties, supervised Human Resources function and performed full range of HR duties for 3 months until a replacement was hired.

Established and maintained relationships with personal shoppers at Prada, Hermes and Louis Vuitton; reconciled all credit card and petty cash purchases.

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Millennium Hotel Cincinnati

Marketing Manager

Determined appropriate internal and external marketing strategies and aligned costs to ensure strategies were executed within allotted budget for Millennium Hotel’s largest US property.

Developed and designed ads, brochures and promotional materials for use within and outside of the hotel using Adobe’s Creative Suite.

Demonstrated responsibility for media buying including submitting purchase orders, check requests and petty cash orders for all purchases made for the Sales and Marketing Department.

Tracked effectiveness of online and print advertising for lodging and food and beverage promotions.

Career

Freelance Production Work

Freelance

Copy Writer:
Website and Brochure content
Radio advertising spots

Consulting:
Event Development, RiverSpan Sculpture Group, Cincinnati, OH – Developed marketing and strategic plan through SWOT analysis & feasibility study to propose annual sculpture show.

Production Work:
Projects include
Art Department/Set Design Assistant:
Transcendental, LCC, Los Angeles, CA – Assisted with design, building & dressing of film sets for Jimmy & Judy, starring Edward Furlong, the winner of “Best Feature” 2006 San Francisco Independent Film Festival.

Production Coordinator, Location Scout & Talent:
Aero Film, Santa Monica, CA - Landscape, Commercial for Toyota

Production Assistant:
Bath and Body Works, Columbus, OH
C.O. Bigelow Product Launch, Training Video

Heavybag Media, New Haven, CT
Mobic Arthritis Huddle with Joe Namath

Hamad Films, Cincinnati, OH
AT&T Cincinnati Bell Wireless
Adidas for Foot Locker
Cincinnati Metro, Bus It For Clean Air

Clear Channel, Cincinnati, OH
Channel 12 WKRC Morning Show
Mixx 94 FM Morning Show

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Professional Development

Volunteer

Volunteer, New York Cares, enhance the experience of inner city, low income children by serving as chaperone for monthly group outings and activities.

Event Planner and City Ambassador, Cincy Update - rejuvenated zeal in the community through fund-raisers, community awareness programs, special events and social networking

Committee Member, Annual American Heart Association Fundraiser, “Heart’s Desire"

Co-Chair, KNOW Theatre Fundraiser, 2004 “The Bedtime Ball: The KNOW Pajama Jam” - Planned, managed and marketed the “Bedtime Ball”, a fundraiser for a local community theater.

Box Office and F & B Committee, 2004 and 2005 ATP Masters and Women’s Open (Tennis) - Served as Team Leader; highest level of tournament access, requiring diverse knowledge of the tournament to enable service to players, coaches, media and other VIP’s.

Career

University of Cincinnati

BA, Communication - Mass Media

The George Washington University - School of Business

Masters of Tourism in Event & Destination Management, Event and Destination Management