Resume

SUMMARY                  

Experienced project coordinator with excellent client management skills. Adept at crafting creative solutions for complex challenges with a minimum of supervision or direction, while aggressively driving positive results. Exceptional ability to communicate with sales, marketing, development, production, business operations, and executive audiences in creatively driven environments. Resourceful, highly motivated, and meticulous creator seeking a new challenge with creative, forward thinking storytellers in a goal oriented and purpose driven environment.

 

SKILLS                         

  • Operates with agility, objectivity and efficiency
  • Strong values and integrity with an audience-focused approach to storytelling
  • Masters new techniques with ease and speed and integrates them into more efficient work methods
  • Adept at organizing large amounts of project data into easily digested frameworks
  • Creative vision, applies new approaches and thinking to each step of the project, from planning to execution
  • Thrives in creative, research-heavy, analytical environments – excited to apply new methods and approaches to problem solving and storytelling

 

EXPERIENCE                

Red Bull Media House (February, 2017 – present)

Content Partnership Coordinator – TV Specialist

  • Integrate data, analytics and feedback from stakeholders to create agendas, summary briefs, presentations, and outlines for a variety of pitch a negotiation documents
  • Create and manage multiple timelines for top-tier global partner proposals and negotiations
  • Enable workflow and create reporting systems to track partnership development, negotiations, and prospective partner relationships
  • Create original solutions to practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Analyze and synthesize feedback regarding pitch content, and create team recommendations
  • Directed workflow, provided communication to team, guide and advise fellow team members, according to VP directives
  • Strong track record of building and growing internal and external relationships across a variety of disciplines to drive projects forward

 

Special Project: Media Planet

Creative Project Development & Systems Management

  • Manage the development and implementation of the RBMH development and production tracker across US divisions
  • Develop strategy and collaborate with colleagues at all levels of organization; incorporate notes, requests, and feedback to improve overall ease of use and seamless adoption into current org structure
  • Organize and lead brainstorming sessions which fostered collaboration and significant creative output among the cross functional teams
  • Collaborate with team members to develop, right, and present training materials across US divisions
  • Provide project management oversight in the US; consistently drive project forward to hit new benchmarks for integrating data and improving workflows throughout the US branch of the organization.
  • Generate and maintain accurate project timelines, both domestically and globally

                                   

2026 TV (February, 2017 – present)

Acquisitions Coordinator

  • Effectively manage resources, projects and relationships to keep business lean, nimble, and agile and a constantly changing media landscape
  • Write reports, business correspondence, and coordinate schedules for both managing directors and clients, operating under tight deadlines and constantly changing priorities
  • Gather and track all incoming project for review by broadcast clients. Conduct initial reviews, pitch projects internally, then distribute detailed, accurate, and concise notes on all development meetings
  • Proactively search out opportunities for acquisition of content and formats for managing director and potentially client review

Media Writing & Research

  • Read, analyze, and interpret business periodicals, professional trades, pitch documents, and data collected from industry insiders to produce a daily snapshot of the US television market for an audience of international clients.
    • Research, write, edit, distribute, and post daily reports five days a week, operating under tight deadlines
    • Maintain website presence and mailing list
  • Proofread, conduct background research, create outlines, and manage timelines for all reports delivered to clients. Draft, edit and polish reports for delivery

 

 Incompass Media (November, 2016 – February, 2017)

Operations & Creative Consultant

  • Provided general business research, sketches of business organization, and advised on general structure for a start-up production services company. Participated in and led discussions to draft, write, and refine business plan.
  • Provided script notes, proofing, editing, and production research services when requested by Principal

 

RevAmerica Tours (April, 2016 – October, 2016)

Travel Coordinator – Business Relations & Systems Management

  • Worked independently to organize and automate all bus tour operations for the 2016 summer and fall travel season, in addition to automating entire tour management calendar for 2017 tour year (including payments due, mailing travel related packages, and contract management)
  • Managed partner relationships at restaurants, hotels, and tourist sites across the US
  • Negotiated hotel/restaurant/excursion rates to meet internal budget targets
  • Provide on call support for tour guides, hotel managers, restaurant managers, excursion operators to ensure a smooth operation of tours, and resolve issues
  • Conducted research; proactively seek out new potential partners to expand value of tours, actively participate in discussions, research, and outreach for potential new tours
  • Meet with hospitality personnel to learn, coordinate, and lead discussions for potential partnership

 

                                    Tin Roof Bistro (August, 2015 – April, 2016)

                                    Closing Shift Hostess – Dinner Service

  • Managed front desk for a busy restaurant that averaged 350+ guests on a nightly basis
    • Worked with management, bar, and service staff to ensure accurate wait times, accommodate special requests, and provide a unique and engaging dining experience for all guests
    • Shift closer; responsible for balancing and cashing out bank for front desk; collect/manage/dispense tips for all front desk staff after shift
  • Managed reception for special events; manage reservations for lunch and dinner services; route calls to internal management teams
  • Active problem-solving in real time to resolve guest issues, requests, and complaints
  • Clear communication between back of house and front of house staff to keep off quality of experience for guests

 

PREVIOUS                    Art/Work Entertainment (2013 – 2014)

EXPERIENCE                 Assistant to TV/MP Lit Manager Julie Bloom

 

                                    NBC/Universal – THE EVENT (2010)

                                    Assistant to Creator, Pilot Script Coordinator

 

                                    Paradigm Talent Agency (2007-2009)

                                    TV Lit Coordinator, TV Lit Agent Trainee

 

                                    **Additional entertainment industry experience can be found at http://www.linkedin.com/in/amandasidwell**

 

EDUCATION                Boston University, B.S. – Film & Television

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