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Megan Outly

Communications Professional

Summary

Experienced administrator with years of experience supporting marketing professionals in a fast-paced environment. Diversified skills include administrative support, graphic design, music production, and an extreme level of organization.

Relevant Work Experience

May 2016

Administrative Associate (Temp), Baseball Sports Marketing

  • Performed audits of New Balance's client roster, and reported all inconsistencies to the sports marketing department.
  • Ensured consistency of information across New Balance's client databases.
  • Prepared and shipped promotional materials to clients on an as-needed basis.
  • Placed orders for new and existing clients, and notified manager of shipment details.
Sep 2013Nov 2015

Communications and Administrative Assistant

  • Administered and managed the fulfillment of over 1,000 performance and live recording agreements issued on a yearly basis.
  • Developed strong relationships with Promoters and Artist Managers, by communicating regularly to facilitate and reconcile contracts and payments.
  • Prepared and distributed monthly/weekly reports to Controller, Artist Managers, and Record Companies.
  • Input performance proposals into a web-based database for Domestic and International Departments.
  • Assisted with the creation and distribution of digital newsletters using MailChimp.
  • Created marketing materials for use at trade conferences and on social media using Adobe Photoshop.
May 2013Aug 2013

Production Assistant

  • Fulfilled assorted design requests using industry standard software.
  • Tracked and logged all media transactions using FileMaker Pro.
  • Prepped hard drives for employees and clients, and ensured that all parties had access to any additional media.
  • Archived, cataloged, and backed up digital content to servers and hard drives.
  • Performed quality control on digital media, checked for any problems, flagged/notified individuals of any issues.
Jun 2012Aug 2012

Public Relations and Marketing Intern

  • Designed and implemented new one sheet templates and other marketing materials using Adobe Photoshop.
  • Corresponded weekly with Promoters and box offices for updated ticket sales information.
  • Compiled research for electronic and print marketing, national and international venues, and festivals.
  • Composed promotional copies for one sheets and brochure blurbs for the Artists on the IMN roster.

Additional Work Experience

Sep 2016Present

Visual Sales and Merchandising

  • Worked with Visual Merchandising team to maintain product quality and store displays.
  • Assisted customers with product selection and problem-solving.
  • Worked one-on-one with customers to survey and design custom closet solutions using The Container Store's Elfa closet system.
Jan 2012May 2012

A&R Department

  • Founding member of Pac Ave Records, released the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet's first commercially available album, Origins, winner of Downbeat Magazine's Best Collegiate Student Album of the Year - 2013.
  • Communicated on behalf of the company with Artist Manager and Artist to ensure creative and musical decisions were in alignment with company goals. 
  • Proactively managed project deadlines and budgets, oversaw track selection, sequence, and final master.

Skills

Adobe Creative Cloud/Adobe Photoshop CC

Created promotional materials for International marketing use at conferences.

Public Relations & Marketing

Created marketing materials for use at music industry conferences and on company social media. Assisted with maintaining company image consistency across social media platforms.

Microsoft Office Suite

On-the-job experience using Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Time Management & Organization

Extensive experience working in fast-paced environments that required quick turnarounds, and the flexibility to work on a multitude of tasks with strict deadlines.

Education