Coffee Break with... Sara Sailer, Team Assistant Marketing
Coffee Break with… is a Christie & Co series showcasing the brilliance, expertise, and diversity of our network of over 200 employees.
When did you join Christie & Co?
I Joined Christie & Co in November 2020.
Where were you when you accepted your role at Christie & Co?
In the Munich office. I had two other job offers, so I decided right after my job interview because I had the best feeling with Christie & Co.
What was your first job?
After graduating from high school, I worked as an Au-pair for a great host family with two children in Dallas, Texas.
In a couple of sentences, can you tell us a bit about your job at Christie & Co?
I support the CNE team, for example with their travel planning and booking. Mostly, though, I take on all kinds of marketing tasks. I maintain the social media channels and the website, take care of our press relations and communicate with our designers.
What’s your favourite thing about Christie & Co?
The cooperation in the small, but also the larger international teams.
If you had to pick a favourite project that you’ve worked on at Christie & Co so far, what would it be?
Only being around for a few months, there haven't been that many projects yet, but so far, I've enjoyed creating these Coffee Breaks the most.
What’s been the biggest challenge of your career so far?
Finishing my Bachelor’s during the Corona year 2020 and facing the challenge of what is the right path for me now.
Who in your industry do you feel most inspired by?
Probably the nice lady with her small, family run 15-room hotel, which I visited with my parents when I was about 10 years old, influenced my enthusiasm for hotels.
Tell us a bit about your life outside work – what are your hobbies?
I like to read, I cook and bake and then decorate the cakes, biscuits and pies, I like crafting and drawing, ... actually, I enjoy everything creative.
What’s your hometown? Where do you live now?
I was born and raised in Augsburg and I am still living there.
Where’s the best place you’ve been on holiday?
Disney World in Florida, closely followed by some road trips, every Italian holiday and China.
What’s your biggest pet peeve?
People who are always and intentionally late.
If you could live and work in any city, where would you go?
At least for a while, I would choose New York.
What would be your desert island meal?
What’s your favourite film?
Every Disney film. But if I had to choose, it would probably be Dumbo, Lady and the Tramp and Zootopia.
What is one thing on your bucket list?
To travel all 50 states of the USA (I’m almost halfway through)
What news source do you read every day?
Various online newspapers
What’s your social media platform of choice?