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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

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