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Megan Outly

Marketing and 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.

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), Monday (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, direct mailers, email newsletters and social media posts.
  • Coordinated and maintained calendars for marketing/ad campaigns, meetings, and events.
  • Researched and implemented a new website redesign in order to reduce navigation difficulties and increase lead generation. 
Sep 2017June 2018

Marketing and Administrative Associate (Artist Manager)

  • Reorganized 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

Contract Administrator

  • 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.
  • 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.

Additional Work Experience

Sep 2016Aug 2018

Visual Sales and Merchandising

  • Assisted customers with product selection/problem-solving by making personal connections and understanding needs.
  • Collaborated one-on-one with customers to survey and design custom storage solutions using TCS'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.

Skills

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.

Adobe Creative Cloud/Adobe Photoshop CC

Created promotional materials for International marketing use at conferences.

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