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Job Search Tips for Entertainment and Sports Professionals

An Entertainment and Sports Section Brown Bag Teleconference - Recorded August 27, 2010

In this challenging economy, the PRSA Entertainment and Sports Section is working to help its membership by having a recruitment expert provide inside tips for your job search. Join PRSA's Entertainment and Sports Section for this free brown bag teleconference. Speaker Carolyne Savini, director of recruiting, Turnkey Sports & Entertainment, will focus on strategies to gain employment in the entertainment and sports arena. Turnkey provides agency clients, brand clients and property clients with comprehensive solutions. With recruitment experience including Georgetown University, the Miami Dolphins, the New Meadowlands Stadium Company (New York Jets and New York Giants) and NASCAR Media Group, Savini's expertise will give you tips on:

  • How Turnkey works overall and specifically with clients.
  • Best practices to use when approaching recruiters.
  • Preparing your resume so it is viewed by recruiters.
  • Understanding how your experience translates into job opportunities.
  • Setting expectations for the types of opportunities in which you would be considered.

Instructor

Carolyne Savini, director of recruiting, Turnkey Sports & Entertainment, is responsible for business development initiatives for the Search department and manages retained executive searches for the organization. In her recruiting capacity, Savini has worked with some of the industry’s top executives for organizations such as Georgetown University, the Miami Dolphins, the New Meadowlands Stadium Company (New York Jets and New York Giants), NASCAR Media Group, the Los Angeles Dodgers, the NBA, the USTA and the Kansas City Chiefs.
 
Prior to joining Turnkey, Savini developed proposals and sold sponsorship packages for Learfield Sports at the University of Memphis Tiger Sports Properties. She received her M.B.A. and Masters in Sports Administration from Ohio University. She received her B.A. in Communications with a Minor in French Language & Literature from the University of Pittsburgh. While at Pitt, Savini was a member of the Varsity Swimming Team and earned both academic and athletic All-America honors.

 

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