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EXPERIENCE

2011Present

Publicist, Artist Committee Member

TREEFORT MUSIC FEST - BOISE, ID
  • Serve as national publicist
  • Prepare and distribute press releases announcing artists, lineup, and event updates
  • Contribute to the talent buying process as a member of the artist committee
  • Train and manage festival volunteers and interns
  • Approve on-site press credentials and manage the press lounge during the festival
Apr 2014Present

Social Media Manager, Website Design & Maintenance

METRO MEALS ON WHEELS - BOISE, ID
  • Administer and maintain activity on website and social media channels
  • Promote all upcoming events and fundraising efforts
  • Develop the website design and maintain consistent branding 
Aug 2015APR 2016

Founder, Artist Manager

FIVE EIGHTY ONE - BOISE, ID
  • Direct and administer all day-to-day and big picture activities for world-renowned artists
  • Solve problems and manage client expectations
  • Work closely with a variety of industry leaders from all over the world such as record labels, producers, distributors, Spotify and iTunes representatives, publicists, publishers, booking agents, concert and radio promoters, entertainment lawyers, brands/sponsors, and fellow artist managers
  • Negotiate record deals, contracts for tours and festivals, syncs and licenses, and press opportunities
  • Develop budgets for worldwide tours that consist of concert guarantees and routing, equipment freighting, transportation (flights, vehicles, fuel, tolls, ferries, tunnels), production, and payroll for the traveling parties
  • Organize the formation of artist LLCs, trademarks, and bank accounts in conjunction with artists, lawyers, record labels, and banks
  • Manage and analyze quarterly royalty reports and merchandise sales
  • Administer and update artist websites and social media accounts
Nov 2015APR 2016

Publicist

TERRORBIRD MEDIA - BROOKLYN, NY (REMOTE FROM BOISE, ID)
  • Direct publicity campaigns for artists, albums, and music festivals
  • Work closely with clients and their respective management/booking teams
  • Work closely with journalists, publications, and DJs on a worldwide level
  • Responsible for securing prospective clients on a continual basis
  • Write press releases, campaign proposals, bi-weekly client updates, and final reports
  • Create one-sheets, mailings, and other documents for promotional purposes
  • Participate in team meetings in the New York and Sacramento offices
  • Contribute to the company's social media accounts
  • Delegate tasks to interns located in the New York office
Oct 2013May 2015

Artist Relations, Label & Project Manager

LEFSE RECORDS / BLOODMOSS RECORDS - PORTLAND, OR
  • Worked closely with artists, physical and digital distributors, outside artist management teams, and overseas partners in coordinating album releases
  • Liaised and provided direction for all album campaigns with outside publicists and booking agents
  • Analyzed and evaluated performance and results of promotions, sales, and other implemented strategies
  • Implemented and managed budgets leading up to and throughout campaigns
  • Wrote artist biographies and press releases
Oct 2013May 2015

Artist Manager

LOCH NESS MANAGEMENT - PORTLAND, OR
  • Directed and administered day-to-day activities of artists
  • Assembled teams around artists specific to their directions and goals
  • Collaborated with record labels, publicists, booking agents, publishers, music supervisors, and outside artist management teams on a daily basis
  • Initiated and negotiated record and publishing deals for our management roster
Oct 2013May 2015

Publicist

PARACHUTE PUBLICITY - PORTLAND, OR
  • Managed publicity campaigns for Loch Ness Management artists, various clients, and record labels
  • Developed marketing plans for artists and their management and record label teams
  • Prepared and distributed press releases
  • Created press reports outlining activity throughout campaigns
20072013

Office Specialist II

IDAHO FISH AND GAME - BOISE, ID
  • Audited daily license sales of regional offices statewide via batch reports and receipts
  • Customer service representative for Idaho Fish and Game license vendors and the public (international)
  • Approved new vendor accounts and conducted training sessions
  • Ran queries using Access databases
  • Detected and resolved system issues using a variety of programs
  • Wrote newsletters for Idaho Fish & Game employees and 400 license vendors
20112013

DJ, Programmer

RADIO BOISE KRBX - BOISE, ID
  • Co-hosted and curated a weekly, two-hour music program titled “Explorations”
  • Interviewed artists on-air and facilitated live, in-studio performances
  • Volunteered at Radio Boise events throughout the community
  • Guest DJ at various local concerts and a national music festival (SXSW in Austin, TX)
  • Trained new station programmers
20102012

Cashier

FAST EDDY'S - MERIDIAN, ID 
  • Customer service
  • Assisted manager and worked with vendors
  • Solved issues relating to the company's system, gas pumps, and car washes
May 2010Aug 2010

Publicity Intern

THE RECORD EXCHANGE - BOISE, ID
  • Published content for the online store and blog
  • Coordinated outreach efforts and represented the store at Alive After Five events
  • Administered social media accounts

Education

SKILLS

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experienced in working with a variety of people in diverse industries at various levels
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Creative, organized, motivated, and detail-oriented
  • Eager to learn new things and constantly be challenged
  • Able to grasp new concepts quickly and efficiently
  • Enjoy managing tasks and solving problems
  • Strong computer skills with experience using a variety of software and systems, including Microsoft Office

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