Summary

Ready to put my communication and strategic planning skills to work for a forward thinking music business.

Work History

Work History
May 2009 - Sep 2009

Premium Seat Sales Intern

Live Nation
At Live Nation my primary job was to assist in the coordination of VIP events through the summer concert series. My duties include conducting research for sales to find leads and made calls to prospective VIP clients. On day of show events, I collaborate with team members in various aspects of planning for numerous activities and set-up.
Jun 2009 - Jun 2009

2009 Annual Convention Volunteer

NARM
Assisted team in setting up and managing the press room for opening day of the 2009 National Association of Recording Merchandisers Convention held at the Marriott hotel in San Diego.
Jan 2009 - May 2009

Multimedia/breaking news intern

The Arizona Republic
During my internship I produced breaking news content where I was published in the The Arizona Republic newspaper, the Scottsdale Republic and Azcentral.com. As a reporter I gathered information from public officials and other agencies via phone and in-person interviews to compile clear and concise news stories under consistent pressured deadlines. I also wrote for multimedia platforms such as weather blogs, breaking news blogs and uploaded photo content the the Web site.
Sep 2008 - Dec 2008

Marketing/promotions intern

Raymond Gubbay
While abroad, I completed an internship at one of the top concert promotion companies in the greater London area. During my time there, I led a marketing campaign for a Gospel Concert at London’s Barbican Centre. Throughout this process I did the following: professionally liaised with radio stations, briefed print designers on content followed by the organization of print distribution to London-wide churches. I also wrote artist press releases and completed a selection of printed programs for shows and final artwork that appeared in national press
Sep 2007 - May 2008

Promotions Assistant KEDJ The Edge

Riviera Broadcast Group
While at The Edge 103.9, I started off as a promotions intern and moved up to an assistant after four months of working there. As a member of the street team, my duties included the preparation, set up, and implementation of projects such as: concerts, remotes, direct marketing and cross promotions with other media facets from start to finish. I was responsible for creating an awareness and positive image of the station as I collaborated with the community through numerous promotional events while delegating intern staff to ensure smooth operation.

Education

Education

Arizona State University
2005 - 2009

Bachelor of Arts

Arizona State University

Skills

Skills

Skill Set

Event & concert coordination, strategic marketing and communication strategy, Social media, blogging and microblogging; active in social networking: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn; proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; intermediate level in American Sign Language; able to write clearly and concisely on deadline; strong interpersonal, communication and multitasking skills.