Steven Flick

Work experience

Work experience
Oct 2005 - Present

Contestant, "The Biz"

America Online & Warner Music Group
  • Finished in the top four of an online reality show similar to "The Apprentice."  
  • Organized grassroots campaign to promote a secret show for well-known band, Panic! At the Disco.  Developed marketing materials and launched a non-traditional guerilla marketing campaign through Time Square that ended at MTV Studios during "Total Request Live."  The concert sold out before doors opened.
Dec 2004 - Present

Independent Concert Promoter/Agent

  • Founded a music promotions company recognized by several metropolitan newspapers, such as The Virginian-Pilot and Richmond Times-Dispatch for its high quality concerts and large network of bands.
  • Organize (talent buys and venue contracts) and formulated marketing strategy for concerts using online/viral and traditional media; boosting attendance by 250%.
  • Formulated, conducted, and analyzed surveys to improve future advertising tactics.  Also conducted feasibility study that determined strategic areas in Richmond for expansion.
Jun 2009 - Present

Account Manager

The Media Trust
  • Handle client relations for Discovery Communications, Scripps Networks others by making sure client's goals and objectives are exceeded.
  • Fulfill requested deliverables within a timely manner under high stress conditions.
  • Manage business development by coordinating pitch strategy with CEO for prospective clients.
  • Led introductory conference calls and client demonstrations with high-level management and executives.
  • Designed process and goals documents to ensure clear communication between client and company and vice versa.
May 2008 - Jun 2009

Executive Assistant

The Trigger System
  • Managed national act concerts; tasks included coordinating production and hospitality, and contract settlements with artists, tour manager and venue operator.
Sep 2007 - Aug 2008

Public Affairs and Lobbying Intern

Capital Results
  • Spearheaded the creation of content and design of the website for Virginia Homeowners Alliance with an emphasis on interactive technologies; i.e. video webinars, widgets, social
  • Developed site list of publishers and networks for online media buy for Virginia Homeowners Alliance launch
  • Created campaign tactics book for a client project used to coordinate all aspects of public events.
  • Researched and developed a database of contacts for the Verizon government affairs project.Used to decide whom to lobby for support of the expansion of infrastructure.
Jun 2007 - Aug 2008

Executive Associate Intern

Warner, Elektra, Atlantic Corp.

Worked for 2 consecutive summers.

  • Developed and executed successful client event that got retail accounts (Barnes & Noble and Trans World Entertainment) to purchase “The Cribs” newest release
  • Called on retail accounts to ensure strong merchandising of signed artists
Dec 2003 - Aug 2005

Founder & Owner

Hampton Roads Punk, Emo, and Ska Promotions
  • Created a local music promotions company recognized for its high quality concerts and large network of bands
  • Organized around 36 concerts a year at venues for 200 to 1,500 people.
  • Created and executed local marketing strategy for many national act concerts such as, The All American Rejects. 


Aug 2005 - May 2009


Virginia Commonwealth University

Honor's Student, magna cum laude, GPA 3.8.

Minor: Marketing

Kappa Tau Alpha, the journalism and mass communications honor society.

Featured News Articles

Richmond Times-Dispatch Feature on my 2008 Philanthropy Event

Click here for the Richmond Times-Dispatch AV slideshow of the first major philanthropy event I put together.  The RTD decided to profile this event after a press release and a verbal pitch. (Sound needed for full effect)


I'm an enterprising individual that puts emphasis on highly successful executions of big branding ideas. Being inquisitive is in my nature.  I believe being curious is the only way to improve myself as a person and my work. 

"The effervescent, fast-talking Flick sounds precociously sharp and informed..."

--Richmond Times-Dispatch regarding an interview about my casting on "The Biz"



Interpersonal Sensibility

MAC & PC platforms

Social Networking devices i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare

MS Office Suite

Adobe Photoshop CS3