Objective

Short Term: To gain experience writing marketing materials and developing innovative web communications work. Long Term: To become an expert in the development/facilitation of strategies and tactics that will allow an organization to better position itself amongst the competition and improve internal and external communications.

Interest

Music, Politics, Sports, Traveling, World Affairs

Summary

After recently graduating from Hofstra University in Long Island I'm back in Rochester looking for freelance marketing work. If you're looking for a young and motivated individual to do some writing or improve your web communications feel free to send me an e-mail!

Work History

Work History
Jun 2008 - Jan 2009

Marketing Consultant

BrandOrchard

- Analyzed and suggested changes to the current BrandOrchard service offering. - Wrote copy and content for clients and for the new BrandOrchard website. - Designed the new BrandOrchard web architecture. (Yet to be Launched) - Interviewed current clients in order to better meet needs and create testimonials. - Researched the business and markets of potential clients. - Benchmarked competitors in an effort to gain a competitive advantage. - Developed a set of company values to better define BrandOrchard for customers. - Shadowed owner and strategist Mike Stone.

Sep 2003 - Jan 2008

Assistant Manager

Pony Express

- Used diplomacy in my interactions with unsatisfied customers. - Organized and budgeted time to accomplish various daily tasks. - Attended sales meetings with potential clients. - Delivered packages and envelopes between local businesses. - Dispatched deliveries to employees by phone.

Jun 2002 - Jan 2006

Customer Service

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

- Used an open minded approach to complete tasks without the direction of management. - Assisted various department heads in their efforts to meet customer needs. - Facilitated communications between departments. - Interacted with customers in a very straightforward manner. - Built trust with regulars and delivered valuable solutions to their problems.

Education

Education
Sep 2005 - May 2009

BBA

http://www.hofstra.edu

While attending Hofstra I learned to conduct various strategic analyses (Porter's Generic, Five Forces, Strategic Diamond, SWOT) and write advertising plans, marketing plans, and business plans (domestic and international).