I am currently building a client base as a freelance marketing consultant.

My work is focused on marketing, social media, partnership discovery, advertisement sales, & business development.  
Overall event support for once yearly national motocross race.

Includes sponsorship sales, client management, event production, hospitality management and more.
Global communications & brand representative in motocross, off-road and MTB categories

Focused on relationship building with media for product placement and brand exposure
Overall management of race team marketing program and execution of sponsorship deliverables  

Management of media opportunities for athletes and team owners

Gina D'Ambrosio



gina@arket31.info 

Comprehensive delivery of sponsorship activation programs at local and national events

Contributed to overall business development & agency growth

Professional Experience


Freelance                                                                                                                       
May 2018 – Present
Marketing Consultant
Remote, Denver Colorado

Current Projects and Clients:

  • META Syndicate | www.readmeta.com
    • Partnership management / Advertisement Sales / Content Creation / Product Curation 
  • ZULZ Bag Company | www.zulzbagco.com
    • Business Strategy Consulting / Social Media / Distributor Management 
  • Thunder Valley MX National | www.tvmx.com
    • Event Production / Ticket Sales and Management / Sponsor Management / Event Staff Management / Problem Solver 
  • JT Grey Unlimited |www. jtgrey.com 
    • Project Manager / Corporate Event Planning   
  • Semper Ride | http://www.mccscp.com/semperRide/
    • Program Partnership Development / Poker Run logistics / Participant Registration


Alpinestars                                                                                                                   
September 2016 – April 2018
Global Media and Communications Manager                           
Asolo, Veneto, ITALY

  • Build and maintain positive relationships with endemic and non-endemic media outlets, influencers and brand partners to create brand exposure opportunities
  • Arrange and manage production and delivery logistics of stock and customized products for media exposure opportunities   
  • Assist with event and tradeshow activation strategy and execution, ensure that brand representation is in-line with company goals and best in class presentation
  • Contribute to the delivery of public relations materials to communicate company messages about the brand and products
  • Contribute to social media strategy to ensure appropriate company brand, athlete and partnership representation

RCH Racing                                                                                                                   
November 2014 – September 2016
Marketing & Communications Director                                                           
Remote - Denver, Colorado USA

  • Develop relationships with endemic media outlets and journalists
  • Manage media requests and rider appearance schedule
  • Manage Social Media strategy and daily content communications; Instagram / Facebook / Twitter
  • Manage sponsorship deliverables and client communications; logo placement, logo use approvals, product placement, ticket requests, hospitality, meet and greets, special requests and manage all client needs
  • Produce and manage on-site marketing activation program; concept development, production, delivery, event day management and adjust to variables 
  • Manage on-site lead generation / Increased Supercross lead generation by 40% from 2014-2016
  • Develop and produce presentations, sponsorship proposals, event reports, hospitality invites and more 

Podium Marketing 
November 2005 – October 2014
Vice President of Marketing & Operations 
Golden, Colorado USA

  • Obtained a deep understanding of client’s marketing goals to leverage sponsorship investments
  • Developed, presented and executed sponsorship activation and experiential marking campaigns at local and national events including; Toyota at AMA Supercross/Motocross national race series, Toyota at Winter Dew Tours, Toyota at Coors Field in Denver CO, Toyota at Pepsi Center in Denver CO, Toyota at The Denver Zoo, and much more
  • Managed activation budgets ranging from $5K to $1M
  • Overall management of 200+ overlapping event days per year
  • Worked with national event promoters to negotiate, prepare and execute activation plan
  • Supervised production and assembly of all activation infrastructure  
  • Acted as a key contributor to business growth from a staff of 3 into 30+ over nine years 
  • Fostered positive and effective work environment for employees and independent contractors
  • Successfully retained client base, renewed/encourage increased client services to generate additional revenue
  • Successfully initiated, created and implemented company policies and procedures to streamline efficient and effective operations for company and clients on a daily and long-term basis


Thunder Valley Motocross Park                                                                          
2005 – Present  
AMA Motocross Championship Event Support
Lakewood, Colorado USA

  • Support track owner in overall event production of yearly national championship race
  • Manage hospitality logistics, production meetings, staff delegations, and sponsor hosting
  • Lead staff meetings, oversee event crew responsibility delegations and ensure follow through 
  • Monitor and manage online ticket sales via EventBrite system of 30K+ ticket sales including comp ticket management
  • Execute build out and logistics of VIP Fan Zone Tent for 450 guests
  • Host current and potential sponsors on race weekend
  • Manage local vendor communications and vendor load-in logistics
  • Effective problem-solver throughout the event weekend


Professional Bull Riders, Inc.                                                            
June 2005 – October 2005
Special Tickets Coordinator 
Colorado Springs, Colorado USA


Colorado Rockies Professional Baseball Club                           
January 2005 – June 2005
Season Ticket Sales Representative (Seasonal)
Denver, Colorado USA




Education
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Colorado              
Graduated May 2004
Bachelor of Arts in Communication with minor in Leadership Studies             

University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia                
June-November 2002
Studies Abroad   - General Studies

Affiliations
RiNo Arts District, Board Member                                                 
2014-2016
Community development and placemaking organization dedicated to fostering the commercial value, social value and personal value of the creative sector. The organization intends to provide leadership in the development of the district and foster growth while building community, sustainability and a place where artists and business can thrive.