Consistently Ranked The World’s #1 Master In Sport Management Program. Find Out If You Are Eligible Today!

Consistently Ranked The World’s #1 Master In Sport Management Program. Find Out If You Are Eligible Today!

10.03.2020

JIA CHOI


Eight years’ experience in sports event project management, collaborating and integrating with diverse stakeholders at international multi-mega events, including Winter Olympics, World Championships and Summer Universiade.

DEGREES
Bachelor in Didactic Dietetics, Minor in Organisational Leadership & Supervision, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA

Master in Global Sports Leader (Candidate), Korea National Sport University, Graduate School of Sports and Leisure Studies, Seoul, South Korea

LANGUAGES: Korean, English

WORK EXPERIENCE
TOTAL YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 8

FINA World Championships 2019 (Gwangju, OC), Senior Manager, Culture and PR Division

  • Presented OC’s progress reports and promoted the Championships to more than 200 media persons at AIPS Congress and World Broadcasters Meeting
  • Coordinated with various stakeholders for the championships for sponsor contracts, MoU signings, and presentations for the OC
  • Liaised communications between Gwangju OC, FINA, future OC, and media

PyeongChang 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG), Project Manager, Sport Presentation

  • Recruited and led seven venue teams to deliver sport presentation for assigned 14 mountain cluster test events
  • Collaborated with various functional areas and external stakeholders to develop sport presentation strategy for 21 test events and seven mountain sports for the games
  • Monitored IOC / IPC Trackers and provided updates

Gwangju 2015 Summer Universiade (GUOC), Manager, International Relations & Media

  • Executed numerous seminars, inspections, observing and debriefings events with stakeholders including FISU, relevant LOCs, and Korean government
  • Produced, presented, and interpreted materials for OC’s overall preparations status and progress during executive meetings held abroad and in Korea
  • Served as the primary relationship manager of Media Department; liaising directly with FISU Head of Media and Communication

SKILLS: Coordination, International Relations, Media, Project Management, Public Relations

SPORTS: Football, Skiing, Swimming