Jessica Kirsten

Gluecksburger Str. 18

22769 Hamburg / Germany

Mobile: +49-172-40 19 777 (German)

E-mail: jessicakirsten@travelsandevents.com

EXPERIENCE / SELF EMPLOYED, PROJECT WORK – extract
more details on http://www.travelsandevents.com/en/referenzen

Year/s Event Tags
2016 – 2018

2010-2014

 

ANCHOR Award, jury coordinator, 

Location manager
Reeperbahn Festival, Hamburg
Client: Inferno Events

festival
music
public
2016 ongoing

2017, 2018

2014-2019

Trip Director with Hurtigruten in Norway (see 2002-2008)

Cruise Director (Interim) with Sea Cloud Cruises (see 1994-1998)

Entertainment Dpt., Intl. Hostess with Cunard

cruise
seaman
tourism
2016 23rd OSCE Ministerial Council, Hamburg
Documents Distribution, Meetings Support Assistance
Client: OSCE via Conference & Touring (DMC)
conference
government
2016

2012

2008

Olympic Games

Staff manager, Rio de Janeiro: Client: GMR, E.cl: Omega

Transportation director, London, Client: SportsMark, E.cl: adidas staff manager, Beijing, Client: SportsMark, End client: Chevron

megasports

public
corporate
tourism

2012 ongoing
2003 – 2006
Groundhandling cruise ship turnarounds, check-out departure logistics, check-in passenger registration, Hamburg
Client: Conference & Touring
cruise
landbased
tourism
2015 Project management, organisation and realisation
Annual meeting with side program (180 participants), Mallorca
Client: Unique Reisen, End client: Cassini, Aleri
congress
corporate
2015 Presenter support “Tag ohne Grenzen” (= day without barriers, for handicapped),
Public event for inclusion, w/ handicapped athletes, Hamburg
Client: BUK Hamburg (governmental accident insurance) 
sports
parasports
public
probono
2015 Raffle realisation / operations management hostess team
“Tanz in den Mai” (= dance into May, 3.500 guests), Hamburg
Client: Eurogate
party
corporate
     
2013 – 2015 Front of House / Reservation, Reception (part-time)
Client: Fritzhotel, Hamburg
tourism
longterm
2014 Project assistant, organisation and realisation, travel management
Anniversary celebration 20 years N-Joy, Hamburg
Client: Dreimal, End client: N-Joy/NDR
music
corporate
2012
2008
UEFA Euro
City manager, Gdansk, Client: Experience Worldwide, E.cl.: Canon
City manager, Klagenfurt, Vienna, Client: Kempster, E.cl.: Castrol
megasports

public
corporate
tourism

2009 Project manager, organisation and realisation
Journey through Italy, 50th partner anniversary, VIP program
Client: Wünsche Group
travel
corporate
2004 – 2008
4 seasons
Staff travel + rotation management, operations management Dpt.
Expedition cruises Antarctica/Chile/Argentina, Buenos Aires
Ships: MV Nordnorge, MV Nordkapp, MV Fram
Client: Hurtigruten (formerly OVDS)
cruise
landbased
tourism
2007 Production assistance, crew accounting
Rolling Stones European Tour, Hamburg
Client: M&P Productions / Karsten Jahnke K., E.cl.: Rolling Stones
music
2007 Assistance to tour production (Stageco)
Genesis Tour 2007, Hamburg
Client: M&P Productions / Karsten Jahnke Konzerte
music
2002 to 2006
6 seasons
Assistant expedition leader
Antarctica, Chile and Argentina, aboard
Ships: MV Nordnorge, MV Nordkapp
Client: Hurtigruten (formerly OVDS)
cruise
seaman
tourism
2006 On-site management, hospitality, local staff manager
FIFA World Cup 2006, Germany
Client: SportsMark,
End Client: Avaya
megasports

public
corporate
tourism

2005 VIP seating assistant, protocoll department,
FIFA Confederations Cup 2005, Frankfurt
Client: OK Organisations-Komitee FIFA World Cup 2006
megasports

public
corporate
tourism

EXPERIENCE / EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

1999 – 2002 Project management international, assistant to manager
Hi-Life, agency for event marketing and concerts, Hamburg
event
1998 – 1999 TV-promotion-coordination, assist. head of A&R, marketing assist.,
Polydor Music / With: Team 2000 (temp agency), Hamburg
music
     
1998 Assistant expedition leader
South Pacific/Kamchatka/Siberia/AlaskaShip: MV World DiscovererDiscoverer Reederei / Society Expeditions
cruise
seaman
tourism
1994 – 1998 Production of programs: itineraries, excursions, reservations, port calls, surgeon assignments, medical ship´s supply hospital
Cruise director, Mediterranean/Caribbean/Germany
Ships: SY Sea Cloud, MV River Cloud
Sea Cloud Cruises, Hamburg
cruise
landbased
seaman
tourism
1993 – 1994 Centre manager
Regus Business Centre, Hamburg
coworking
1992 – 1993 Counter-sales: flights, cruises, packages
Sol y Mar Reisen (Portuguese/Spanish travel agency), Hamburg
tourism
1992 Group & Incentive Travel
Paul Lührs (travel agency), Hamburg
tourism
1992 ‘EXPO 1992’, World Exposition, guest relation, accommodation manager
Siemens, Seville/Spain
tourism
corporate
1991 – 1992 Fair & congress dpt., business group tours to Germany, Bahrain
Viajes Kuoni, Madrid
tourism
1990 – 1991 Dpt. for business clients, commercial ticketing
Menzell Reisebüro (travel agency), Hamburg
tourism

EDUCATION / TRAINING / CONTINUATION

1995 – 1997 Degree: Management certificate
Title: Touristikfachwirtin (evening school)
Continuation academy for tourism & transportation, Hamburg
tourism
1987 – 1990 Degree: Merchant of travel & tourism certificate
Title: Reiseverkehrskauffrau, commercial apprenticeship
Travel agency Menzell, Hamburg
tourism
1986 – 1987 Degree: Foreign language correspondent certificate
Title: Staatl. Gepruefte Korrespondentin für Fremdsprachliches Sekretariat
Public foreign language school, Hamburg
(English, French, Spanish)
languages
secretary

MISCELLANEOUS

Language My Level Mothertongue for Use / Advantage
Deutsch Mother tongue 105 mil (10th) * Allows communication
also w/ Netherlands
English Fluent 375 mil (1st) Worldwide communication, spoken by 1,5 bn
Español Fluido 330 mil (4th) Spain, South/Latin America,
Allows communication
also w/ Brazil/Portunhol,
Portugal, Italy
Français Ça va 79 mil (5th) Allows communication
in France mainly
Português A1 215 mil (8th) Brazilian Portuguese
Pусский/Russki A1 106 mil (7th) Allows communication

in Eastern Europe

Latine Examen latinum ./. Helps understanding
Indogermanic languages
    * Position, most spoken languages
CERTIFICATIONS On land: Automotive vehicles with trailors, motorcycles

By water: Boats (sail yachts, sea-going vessels), PADI Open Water Diver, Seaman´s Discharge Books Bahamas Bermudas Norway, Maritime Crew Visa Subclass 988 Australia
C1/D Ship´s Crew Visa U.S.A.

PERSONAL

  German nationality

Interests include languages, photography, webdesign and painting
Lived & worked abroad: Madrid, Sevilla, Buenos Aires – and at sea