Blog Adevărul: http://adevarul.ro/blogs/cristian.retegan
Product Owner April 2016 – March 2017
I have owned for 11 months a project that will become a political network.
Activities: I have developed the business plan for the entire project. I did market research about Facebook, LinkedIn, crowdfunding websites, petition websites and survey market to find out how they make revenue, how is working their business model and so on. Also, part of the job was to: Set up meetings between stakeholders and development team; Collect Data about the potential competition; Work close with the development team in order to have a clear vision about the project; Prepare sprint planning and sprint reviews; Develop the user stories.
Project has been developed in Agile environment.
Political Trainer September 2015 – Present
Friedrich Ebert Foundation, www.fes.ro
President and Founder October 2015 – present
It’s a fresh NGO and the main purpose is to deliver political education via trainings and political leadership programs.
Casino Support Team January 2015 – March 2016
Every Matrix, www.everymatrix.com
Support via live chat, support via email, tacking issues reported by operators, creating campaigns, added users in free spin campaigns, bonus in user accounts.
Creative and More February 2014 – August 2016
Online Marketing; Content; Social Media; SEO; Google AdWords; Keywords Planner.
Brand Manager and Co – founder, Bucharest, RO July 2013 – February 2014
Students Experience Work and Travel www.studentsexperience.ro
Execution of strategy for brand promotion; Organizing online and offline campaigns; Content for web page; Admin for Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter; Blog articles; Training.
Brand Manager – Office Coordinator November 2012 – June 2013
US Travel Work and Travel, Bucharest, RO www.ustravel.ro
Maintaining relations with partners from USA, Greece, Spain and UK; Organizing Job Fairs; Maintaining office intern relations between offices from Bucharest, Iasi and Timisoara; Organizing Social Media Strategy and rebranding for website. Responsible for Communication and PR area; Recruiting team for Bucharest office.
Community Manager and Co-Founder at Communication Department March 2011 – June 2012
Romanian American University, Bucharest, RO www.rau.ro / www.blog.rau.ro
Thinks, builds and updates an on-line social communication platform, complementary to www.rau.ro; Does multimedia documentation of events and communicates the University’s projects and activities both internally and externally; Builds media partnerships and communicational opportunities; Promotes the Romanian-American University at educational and learning related events; Reputation monitoring for the Romanian-American University in both traditional and new media.
President May 2011 – May 2014
Romanian Union Students for Private University, Bucharest, RO
Create new opportunities for students from this field. Create and maintain relations between students and representatives from Universities in the field and create projects together. Coordinate national projects in collaboration with Romanian Union Students.
Vice President May 2011 – March 2014
Romanian Union students, Bucharest, RO www.uniunea.ro
Ensuring a proper functioning of the Union; Representing the Union in all civil acts; Maintain regular and non-discriminatory communication within the Union; Coordinate the work and organizational planning; Manage the meetings and other daily-based work.
President March 2009 – April 2012
CS-URA (Romanian American University Student Council), Bucharest, RO www.cs-ura.ro
Ensuring a proper functioning of the Association; Representing the Association in all civil acts; Maintain regular and non-discriminatory communication within the Association; Coordinate the work and organizational planning; Manage the meetings and other daily-based work; Representing students in relation with Senate, Dean or Rector with different problems, opinions or initiatives.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Master Degree (Political Communication) October 2014 – June 2016
University of Bucharest, RO
Faculty of Journalism and Communication Science
Mass Media. Political Campaigns Marketing. Political Communication. Political Leadership.
Public Communication Techniques.
Bachelor degree (Economist) October 2008 – July 2011
Romanian American University (Economic), Bucharest, RO
Faculty of International Business
Management; Marketing; Communication and Public Relations; International Commerce; International Management; International Marketing; Business Management
Trainer/ Formator – Graduate a course of Trainer of Trainers, Bucharest, RO (2013)
General Competences acquired:
Preparation of the training course; Preparation of the practical training; Accomplishment of the training activities; Evaluation of the participants; Evaluation of the training program.
Specified Competences acquired:
Improved skills of communication and presentation; Management of the training process (identification of educational, planning, marketing, organization and evaluation needs); Planning, teaching and evaluation of an educational session on a random subject; Skill of using a various range of educational methods, motivating and involving the participants.
Senate member at Romanian American University, 2010 – 2013
Council of Administration member at Romanian American University 2011 – 2013
CERTIFICATES AND PRIZES
Certificate Training Start Up Business (Junior Achievement Romania). Certificate Young
Professionals Academy (YPC – Young Professionals Club).
Certificate Forum “România Jună”, International Relations Group. (LSRS).
Winner at “Dezbate Romania” (2011) – National Debate Contest
3rd Place at “Schimbarea sunt EU” – National Contest in Communication and Marketing in Politics