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ABOUT ME

CATALINA E.  MAGEE

 

Professional Summary

I am a highly motivated, dependable professional with 6+ years of experience in providing successful and effective Business, Administrative and Customer Service support to executives and business owners. I speak English, Italian and Romanian fluently.  Marketing professional with 6+ years of experience in social media management, content marketing, and branding. Excellent communication skills for outreach and digital copy-writing, ensuring strong brand presence. I am also very flexible and organized, with a great willingness to learn. I have a very friendly demeanor and an extensive knowledge of all Microsoft Office, Adobe and Google programs. Leadership spans career with direct application towards startups, Corporate Business Development, and Government. ROI-focused relationship-builder.

 

Skills

  • Communication and Media
  • Government Secret Clearance
  • Marketing plan development and implementation
  • Strategic Planning, Business Development, Market Research
  • Team Work
  • Project Management
  • Expert in Marketing Analytics and Social Media Management

  

Hobbies 

  • Video-graphing
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • Event Planning 
  • Content Writing and Copy-writing

  

Business Work History 

 

Founder, Owner & CEO – 06/2013 to 06/2019

Trend Prive Magazine, LLC .– Sarasota, FL. – Managing Online

  • Managed 638 team members and contributors from multiple countries around the world.
  • Developed and closed new business, while renegotiating renewal business.
  • Maintained the ‘Trendprivemagazine.com’ multi-website, the company’s social media and brand presence.
  • Created the graphic design and layouts for each print issue and social media.
  • Successfully spearhead campaigns on social media platforms (including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram), and implemented marketing and promotion tactics that led to 54% growth in social media shares, 67% increase in website traffic from social media posts; effectively increasing followers by 10,000+ and driving brand awareness.
  • Conducted detailed statistical analysis and evaluations of business operations and performance; completed weekly reports and presented findings to managers.
  • Designed client/staff surveys, analyzed financial statements, and worked on the development and implementation of new automation test scripts.
  • Monitored market trends, prepared professional graphs, charts, and presentations, and participated in team meetings with executives.
  • Managed social media planning for execution of marketing strategies and community management.
  • Monitored online presence of company’s brand and engaged with users, strengthening customer relationships.
  • Designed training programs for new employees and ongoing projects to improve effectiveness of existing staff.
  • Utilized social media analytics tools such as Crimson Hexagon, Hootsuite, Buffer, Buzzsumo, etc. to evaluate consumer engagement and draw conclusions about user data.
  • Intensively researched the industry for all up-and-coming trends and events to create out-of-the-box ideas and concepts, build and spread great stories and content.
  • Created company performance awards,and coordinated quarterly process owner certifications.
  • Maintained social media content development by coordinating and implementing social media marketing communication.

 

Art Director and Public Relations Expert – 06/2015 to 07/2017

Backstage Collections Magazine – Online Publication, Milan

  • Created visual concepts, by hand or using computer software, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, or captivate consumers.
  • Developed the overall layout and production design for advertisements, brochures, the magazine, and reports.
  • Responsible for the design, layout, and production of the magazine.
  • In charge of creating editorial boards and overseeing all department editors.
  • Assisted the marketing team with developing and implementing social media strategies.

  

Founder, Owner & CEO – 04/2019 to Present

Christianity Global – Managing Online, Tel Aviv, Israel

  • Content research, writing and copy-writing.
  • Video and graphic design.
  • Maintaining the  social media platforms.
  • Continuous website development and ongoing Digital Marketing strategy. 

Founder, Owner & CEO – 05/2019 to Present

America Guide – Managing Online, Tel Aviv, Israel

  • Maintaining the website and social media platforms.
  • Content writing and copy-writing.
  • Identifying up-sell opportunities with current clients.
  • Holding negotiations with key retailers and wholesalers.
  • Generated new customer base through direct, social and network marketing. 
  • Responsible for all aspects of bootstrapping a new business, including developing the brand, acquiring corporate and influential partners, developing processes, constructing marketing strategies and monitoring and managing resources, services and other logistics.

Founder, Owner & CEO – 06/2019 to Present

The Celeb Story- Managing Online, Tel Aviv, Israel

  • Fastidiously documents complex issues, maintaining technical record to increase operational success and consistent process improvement.
  • Generates growth and brand image through implementing business development systems and marketing strategies. Coordinates with Partners’ company’s boards to achieve goals. 
  • Reviewed and wrote contracts, to include Liability and Confidentiality Agreements.
  • Prepared presentations regarding financial planning and business development. 

  

Founder, Owner & CEO – 08/2019 to Present

HumanityVIP –  Managing Online, Tel Aviv, Israel

  • Coordinates, facilitates, and participates in speaking engagements between stakeholders and influencers. Organizes digital live events with national audiences.
  • Negotiates contracts and business agreements with other industry and government partners.
  • Conducts Operational planning and makes decisions.
  • Conceives, performs extensive market research.
  • Pitched, and launched humanitarian campaigns . Acquired partners with extensive reach.

 

Government Work History 

U.S. Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR)    01/2015 to 11/2015

Warrior Zone – U.S. Army Base- Stuttgart, Germany

  • Planned, conducted, publicized and arranged support for special events, social activities, tournaments and related functions.
  • Organized and planned over 30 successful events in only 6 months.
  • Created the graphic for over 20 events (including the graphic design for banners, posters and flyers).
  • Planned and organized all events.
  • Created and edited videos for social media.
  • Posted and published Warrior Zone and B.O.S.S events on the MWR website.
  • Promoted the events on social media.
  • Assisted with planning and coordinating of information relating to the organization’s programs, events and trips through social media.
  • Created content for the B.O.S.S Facebook page and maintained the organization’s social media presence, to include photos and videos for Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, tweets and website posts.
  • Kept count of cash register and monetary assets.
  • Conducted inventory on items.

Administrative Assistant at Force Protection Detachment – 10/2017 to 08/2019

NCIS – U.S. Embassy Branch Office Tel Aviv – Tel Aviv, Israel

  • Wrote and created a 212-pages book for the Embassy’s newcomers and the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) staff, to disseminate Israeli cultural information.
  • For “National Friendship Day”, organized an inaugural international event with the Defense Attaché Office (DAO); provided photography/setup, improved morale/diplomatic relations with 45 personnel from 12 partner nations.
  • Spearheaded the “Suicide Prevention Week” campaign at U.S. Embassy Jerusalem, led 600 community members through it by taking photographs, leading a social media campaign and publishing it in Trend Privé Magazine, reaching thousands of people worldwide.
  • Created the useful “Travel to Jordan”, “Travel to Egypt”, “Tour Guides”, “West Bank Car Rentals” documents to benefit  Department of Defense (DoD) visitors;
  • Maintained  office schedule and appointment calendar.
  • Received and reviewed investigative reports for distribution, grammar and format.
  • Created initial working case files for open investigations and serves as custodian of office files, classified materials and reports.
  • Maintained  Excel spread sheets for FPD Liaison events
  • Managed a $500K annual operational budget.
  • Managed an $800K annual housing budget.
  • Identified a number of financial discrepancies and returned the missing dollar amount back into our funds. 
  • Developed a new report procedure (“SAR” Spreadsheet) which was adopted by our Resident Agent in Charge, and has reduced the amount of time required to write weekly and monthly reports.
  • Coordinated administrative arrangements for VIP visits, TDY visitors and special functions.
  • Planned liaison events, social activities and related functions, including creating invitations, expense spreadsheets, menu details and guest lists.

Roving Administrative Assistant at  Regional Security Office – 08/2019 to 10/2019

U.S. Department of State, – U.S. Embassy Branch Office Tel Aviv – Tel Aviv, Israel

  • Wrote and created the Security Handbook for the Embassy’s newcomers.
  • Created the Arrival Brief slides for U.S. Embassy Jerusalem`s newcomers.
  • Created other documents, brochures and PowerPoint slides.
  • Redesigned the SharePoint site for the U.S. Embassy Jerusalem`s Regional Security Office.

 

Education and Certifications

Bachelor`s Degree in International Relations (Concentration: European Studies) – American Public University System, Charles Town, West Virginia

 

  • Defense Intelligence Agency – Joint Military Attaché School – Distinguished Graduate Certificate STP, 2016-01.
  • Diplomatic Security Service – OT611 Foreign Affairs Counter Threat Course Certificate of Completion.
  • The International Business Standard Organization (IBSO) – Certificate for Signatory of the Worldwide Charter for Fair International Commerce – for Trend Prive, LLC.
  • Course Certificate “Social Norms, Social Change I” from University of Pennsylvania and UNICEF.
  • Course Certificate for “Global Diplomacy: the United Nations in the World” from University of London.
  • Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR) Budgeting and Appropriated Professional Fund
  • Fisher House Foundation Appreciation Certificate.
  • FMWR Budgeting and APF Support – College of Installation Management
  • Leadership Certificate – Study.com
  • George P. Shultz National Foreign Affairs Training Center Foreign Service Institute U.S. Department of State EX250 Annual Counterintelligence and Insider Threat Awareness Training for Cleared Americans
  • George P. Shultz National Foreign Affairs Training Center Foreign Service Institute U.S. Department of State – PK217 Records Management for everyone
  • George P. Shultz National Foreign Affairs Training Center Foreign Service Institute U.S. Department of State – PK400 Mandatory Training for Classifiers and Users of National Security Information ;
  • George P. Shultz National Foreign Affairs Training Center Foreign Service Institute U.S. Department of State – PS800 Cybersecurity Awareness
  • George P. Shultz National Foreign Affairs Training Center Foreign Service Institute U.S. Department of State – PS801 Email at the Department of State.
  • Certificate of Completion “Introduction to Human Rights” from Diego Portales University.
  • Certificate of Completion “Foundations of International Relations”