Interest

Current Trends in Social Media and Advertising, Marketing, Finance, Investing, Networking, Football, Lacrosse, Reading, Fishing, Skiing and Traveling

Summary

I'm a personable marketer with demonstrated work and leadership experience. I have a firm belief in utilizing social media as one of the core marketing functions to communicate a brands message to its customers. I pride myself on having excellent interpersonal skills, which I use daily over numerous forms of digital and direct communication. I love interacting with customers on behalf of the companies I represent. I consider myself a continuous learner who is always ardent to pick up new skill's. I am adept at working independently and in teams from my experience in the workplace, classroom and on the field as a college athlete. 

Work History

Work History
Oct 2011 - Present

Social Media Specialist

EF Englishtown

  • Maintains EF Englishtown's Global social media websites (Facebook, Twitter, Hootesuite, etc.)
  • Responds and addresses consumer inquiries via social networking sites
  • Develops global branding contests and promotions to develop the Englishtown brand
  • Initiates and tests Facebook advertising campaigns to determine best consumer response
  • Researches the latest social media trends to apply to EF Englishtown's brand
Jun 2012 - Present

Head of Social Media

J.J.Threads
  • Manages and coordinates J.J.Threads profiles across its social networks
  • Investigates new opportunities within the social space for J.J.Threads to interact with its customers
  • Collaborated to build the J.J.Threads Brand Ambassador program in the United States
  • Coordinates all online contests for customers with partnering blogs or websites
  • Is a J.J.Threads contact point for media/blogs/personnel in the United States
Apr 2012 - Jul 2012

Social Media Consultant

Meltwater Buzz
  • Helped clients identify key online influencers within their industries
  • Assisted clients in analyzing their competitive landscape across the digital space
  • Identified the best areas within the digital marketplace for consumers to spend their time and resources engaging with customers
  • Identified and contacted prospective clients based on their current social media activities and that of their competitors
  • Sold and negotiated a Meltwater Buzz contract to Elle Magazines Asia so they could monitor and track their online footprint as well as their competitors
  • Sold and negotiated the first ever Meltwater Connect Contract globally to Elle Magazines Asia
Jun 2011 - Aug 2011

Intern

Global Sage

  • Assists in the preparation of marketing documents and bespoke market reports for clients
  • Uses Bloomberg and other internet databases on a daily basis to research candidates, markets and companies
  • Does specific research in Private Equity and Capital Formation
  • Attends candidate meetings and interviews
Dec 2006 - Dec 2010

Plant Technician

Dur-A-Flex Inc.
  • Made materials for Epoxy, Methyl Methacrylate, and Urethane Floors
  • Prepared and shipped Customer orders
  • Created samples and catalogs to assist in the marketing and sale of products
Sep 2010 - Dec 2010

Social Media/ Marketing Intern

Cambridge Credit Counseling Corp
  • Participated in the planning and development of a national Public Service Announcement (PSA) for the credit counseling industry
  • Scripted, hosted, and produced financial literacy programming for college students - Your Money 2.0, Episode 80 "What College Students Need to Know about Money"
  • Developed strategic social media campaign for Cambridge's Reverse Mortgage Division
  • Participated in the planning and development of the Housing Division's "Open House" event
  • Conducted research pertaining to advantageous Social Media platforms applicable to Cambridge's financial literacy initiatives 
Oct 2009 - Jan 2010

Store Associate

Lighthouse Liquors
  • Provide customer service and process transactions
  • Creatively set-up product displays to assist in the marketing and sale of products
  • Restocking of products to keep a consistent flow in the store
  • Advised/Recommended on customer purchases
Jun 2009 - Aug 2009

Financial Representative Intern

Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
  • Passed series 16-51 Producers Exam for Life Insurance
  • Passed series 16-52 Producers Exam for Accident and Health or Sickness
  • Successfully received a Massachusetts Producer Number
  • Attended weekly meeting and participated in weekly client builder
  • Setting and achieving weekly goals
  • Completing Fact Finders with Prospects, identifying their Financial goals and objectives and working to propose appropriate solutions
  • Completing a competitive Financial Representative Sales Position for a Triple A rated Fortune 100 company in a top 10 internship program

Education

Education
Aug 2006 - May 2011

Bachelors of Science

Western New England University

Western New England College was recently upgraded to University status, which is demonstrated on their web page.

http://www.wne.edu/

Skills

Skills

Social Media Marketing

I have a knowledge on using various social media outlets such as Twitter, Facebook, Youtube for branding and networking.