Cecil Brown

Cecil Brown

Work experience

Work experience
Feb 2010 - Jul 2010

Sales & Marketing Associate

JD Nelson & Associates
  • Planned and implemented a marketing strategy for Safe4Hours brand line to support its retail launch in Walgreens and other retailers.
  • Assisted with the development of brand positioning and marketing message.
  • Attended trade shows on behalf of Safe4Hours, promoting the product and communicating its benefits.
  • Conceptualized and created advertising and marketing materials for various forms of media including print, internet, radio and television.
  • Analyzed national sales data in order to direct marketing efforts accordingly.
Jun 2009 - Jan 2010

Inside Sales Representative

Columbus Blue Jackets
  • Responsible for the sale of new full and partial season ticket plans.
  • Generated $48,579 in new business revenue for the 2009-2010 season.
  • Developed relationships with corporate clients and helped them integrate the Blue Jackets into their business strategy.
  • Executed customer service efforts through outbound calls and in-game appointments.
Mar 2008 - Nov 2008

Marketing & Promotions Intern

Columbus Crew

  • Staffed Crew Soccer Tour events, distributing promotional materials, interacting with fans, and collecting existing and potential customer data.
  • Assisted in all elements of game day operations including the set-up of promotional props and execution of on- and off-field promotional activities.
  • Worked alongside PA announcer, helping coordinate PA announcements.
  • Implemented sponsor-related promotional efforts.
Jan 2008 - Mar 2008

Marketing & Promotions Intern

Ohio University Athletics
  • Executed specific game day marketing operations and preparations for various sporting events.
  • Performed administrative tasks such as promotional idea development, ticket sales solicitations, and season ticket holder outreach.
  • Coordinated on-court promotions for Men’s and Women’s Basketball.
  • Developed customer database, classifying and ordering customer groups and contact information.
  • Assisted with the fulfillment of ISP Sponsorships.


Sep 2004 - Nov 2008

Bachelor of Science

Ohio University - College of Health & Human Services

Minor: Business

  • Overall G.P.A.: 3.11  Major G.P.A.: 3.48
  • Dean's List: Fall 2007, Fall 2008, Winter 2008, Spring 2008, Fall 2009

Related Coursework: Sport Marketing, Facility & Planning Management, Marketing Principles, Sport Promotion & Sales Management, Personal Selling Techniques, Law of Sports, Financial Issues in Sports

Leadership: Served as Vice President and New Member Educator of the Ohio Gamma chapter of Phi Delta Theta.

Safe4Hours Marketing Portfolio

College Portfolio



Microsoft Office

Able to use Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel,  and Microsoft PowerPoint to create documents, presentations, and spreadsheets effectively.

Internet Research

Have become proficient in a variety of online research methods.