ABOUT ME

Highly energetic and detail-oriented Production and Event Manager with a strong history of successful promotion and project management to drive customer acquisition, retention and engagement. Proven experience managing hundreds of projects and events – ranging from small bootstrapped programs to major productions featuring A-List talent. Talented at developing a mix of fresh, creative approaches to achieve project and event goals. Adept multi-tasker who can manage a high volume of processes efficiently. A roll-up-the-sleeves leader who motivates teams to hit targeted objectives.

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DANIEL BITTKER

Los Angeles, CA


Master's Degree
Northwestern university
Leadership for creative enterprises
Evanston, il
2017 - 2018

Bachelor's Degree
Michigan State University
James Madison College
East Lansing, MI
2007 - 2011

CrewNeck Productions
Los Angeles, CA
November 2018

Production Assistant - “THe Sergio Mendes Documentary”

CrewNeck Productions
Los Angeles, CA
October 2018

Production Assistant - “The Herb Alpert Documentary”

Platform Media Group
Los Angeles, CA
June 2018 - present

Intern

  • Create media clips, releases and pitches for a diversified client base in the entertainment and corporate industry

  • Manage social media accounts, event logistics and research for clients

Commfest - northwestern university
Chicago, IL
October 2017 - april 2018

assistant to the executive producers

  • Assisted with pre-production, planning, design and implementation of the CommFest Gala Production

  • Coordinated logistics with celebrity guests and their talent companies including event host; Stephen Colbert

  • Managed a team of 150+ volunteers and staff to support the production efforts of a live show

  • Liaison between Los Angeles and New York production teams and Northwestern University

BBYO GREAT MIDWEST REGION
Chicago, IL
July 2015 – june 2017

Regional Director

  • Promoted to leadership role of the largest opportunity region across 70 communities around the world.

  • Executed a turnaround of historically flat performance, exceeding all goals with growth of 14% in first year.

  • Create and execute innovative mix of online and offline projects and events, engaging more than 1,500 teens including yacht cruise parties, hit movie premieres, leadership development trainings and educational seminars.

  • Plan, budget, negotiate and run conferences and large-scale experiences ranging from 250-2,500 attendees, including management of all program and logistic details.

  • Manage 45 stakeholders and lay leadership.

  • Manage the implementation of a national leadership program, including the curriculum development, daily programming, communication/marketing strategy, and other special events.

BBYO WISCONSIN REGION
Milwaukee, WI
August 2013 – July 2015

Associate Regional Director

  • Continuously exceeded all quarterly and yearly membership growth goals.

  • Developed and marketed major events, including weekend immersive experiences, community organizing and advocacy events for over 300 people.

  • Managed logistics and on-site operations for a large 100+ person travel experience in Europe and Israel.

  • Received BBYO’s International Above & Beyond Award for excellence in performance and teamwork.

BBYO MICHIGAN REGION
West Bloomfield, MI                                                             
Jan. 2012 – Aug. 2013

Program Associate

  • Built membership pipeline program targeting middle school teens, resulting in 500 new prospects who participated in non-traditional and engaging community experiences.

  • Built new partnerships with historically competitive organizations, resulting in increased membership.