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Megan Outly

Communications Professional


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.

Work Experience

The Sobel Group

July 2018Present

Operations Manager

  • Created best practices for data file management, payment reconciliation, and content creation by implementing the use of services that included, Canva (online graphic design tool) and Monday (cloud-based team management software), and developing file naming protocols and content posting guidelines.
  • Developed an internship program by outlining job responsibilities, posting on applicable job sites, and screening qualified candidates, which resulted in the hiring of the Sobel Group's first intern.
  • Generated content for digital/print marketing for use in targeted ad campaigns, postcards, newsletters and social media posts.
  • Coordinated and maintained calendars for marketing/ad campaigns, meetings, and events.
Sep 2017June 2018

Marketing and Administrative Associate (Artist Manager)

  • Reorganized event booking protocols to align with industry standards, resulting in a more consistent and profitable schedule.
  • Coordinated new relationships with industry professionals to grow Artist branding and social media awareness.
  • Designed new marketing materials using Adobe Photoshop for use in email and print marketing.
  • Managed booking of events from initial client contact to reconciling payments.
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

  • Assisted customers with product selection and problem-solving by making personal connections and understanding their needs.
  • Collaborated one-on-one with customers to survey and design custom storage solutions using The Container Store's Elfa closet system.
  • Consistently outperformed store and district sales of Elfa closets according to company sales success metrics.
  • Supported the Visual Merchandising team with the  maintenance of product quality and store displays.


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.