Resume

Below is my official resume. For further details, please view my LinkedIn profile.
Renee Hirschberg
Watertown, MA. 02472
  • Concentration in Higher Education
  • Developed and executed “Emerging Challenges and Opportunities in Higher Education” symposium
  • Focused research on the use and effect of social media on higher education

BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN ENGLISH
Florida State University

  • Concentration in Creative Writing
  • Minor in Communications
  • Self funded Education

WORK EXPERIENCE

MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT): ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF STUDENT AFFAIRS – EXECUTIVE MBA PROGRAM
July 2012 – Present

Oversee the creation, planning, execution and evaluation of all extracurricular activity for the MIT EMBA students. This includes:

  • Guest Speakers
  • Advising
  • Social Events
  • Fireside Chats
  • Coordinating efforts with offices within the larger MIT and Sloan communities
  • Liaising with MIT & Sloan clubs, senate and activities
  • Coordinate student driven initiatives
  • Facilitate 360 feedback initiative
  • Managing mentoring programs

Other responsibilities include:

  • Coordination of 2 Executive Modules with involved faculty
  • Creating and updating the Student Handbook and Academic Integrity program
  • Serving on the Admissions Committee
  • Serving as a student advisor

BOSTON BRUNCHERS: FOUNDER
(2010 – Present)

  • Founded and coordinated a brunch group which unites food bloggers to promote Boston establishments
  • Generated over 300 members in less than 3 months through word of mouth and grass-roots marketing
  • Became the “go-to” source in Boston for restaurant word-of-mouth marketing
  • Profiled on the front page of the Boston Globe
  • Nominated for an “Insider Award” by Boston Innovation

BOSTON UNIVERSITY: SENIOR PROGRAM COORDINATOR EXECUTIVE MBA PROGRAM
October 2009 – July 2012

  • Improved and revitalized networking and social events to be impactful and attractive to participants
  • Successfully designed and maintained new budgeting processes to complete the program on budget.
  • Streamlined communication processes for between the program, alumni, current students and administration
  • Tracked and evaluated order and procurement processes in order to be cost-effective
  • Managed daily operations in order to execute flawless programming
  • Redesigned and maintained electronic communications including: internal blog-site, e-Newsletter, social media and EMBA iPad application

OGILVY & MATHER: NATIONAL STAFFING MANAGER FOR OGILVY ACTION
November 2005 – October 2009

  • Developed national recruitment advertisements, standards, and policies
  • Analyzed field recruitment needs on national platforms and developed the recruitment plan within budgetary parameters
  • Served as the field specialist in designing new experiential marketing programs.
  • Maintained presence and monitored exposure on social networking sites
  • Provided account support through recruitment, hiring, logistics, scheduling, staff management, and field travel arrangements.
  • Conducted screenings and live interviews of candidates for all levels of employment from field representatives to senior management.
  • Created and maintained database of over 2500 field representatives

TASTE CAFE: DIRECTOR OF MARKETING, BRANDING & ENTERTAINMENT
July 2006 – May 2012

  • Composed business plan for a neighborhood café and fostered through fruition
  • Researched the area demographic and designed a marketing and branding plan that would allow the business to become a valued member of the community culture.
  • Create, promote and implement special events
  • Source, interview and book appropriate talent while expending negligible budget
  • Design all marketing materials including website, monthly e-blast, menus, flyers, brochures, calendars, advertisements, signage and logos
  • Garnered regional accolades for the café’s presence on social networking sites including: Twitter, Facebook, Yelp, blogs, and additional relevant sites.

SPLASH AGENCY: OWNER
January 2004 – July 2008

  • Employed my reputation and networking skills to facilitate the absorption of Splash Agency by OgilvyAction.
  • Conceptualized business plan and launched Staffing Agency specific to experiential marketing
  • Recruited, managed, maintained and grew superior relationships with Promo 100 clients and small businesses
  • Partnered with clients to design and implement impactful event marketing campaigns
  • Recruited, maintained and grew creditable staff throughout the United States
  • Created, updated and monitored the fully functioning website
  • Manage all day-to-day functions of the agency
  • Devised and implemented accounting and invoicing system to track client invoices and payroll
VARIOUS: PROGRAM MANAGER/ EVENT PLANNER
August 1996 – January 2005
  • Established regional offices in the Tampa Bay area
  • Conceptualized promotional activity and crafted tailored events
  • Major Events Included: Brutal Fruit Spa Themed launch Party in conjunction with the Hard Rock Casino, Super Bowl events, the launch of Match.Com Live Events, Winston Silver Launch Series, Miller Light “Cat Fight” events, various medical conferences, wellness speakers for university student groups,
  • Recruited, trained and managed event staff
  • Received recognition for innovative programming and events
  • Received accolades for Budget Conscious Programming

Additional Experience

Gamma Phi Beta International Sorority (2006 – Present)

Computer Skills

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  1. Hi! I am also a Boston Food Blogger and I work at MIT! Just wanted to say hi! I just signed up to join Boston Brunchers and I hope to participate soon! If you ever want to grab a coffee on campus let me know! – Jessica – Gluten Free Boston Girl

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