Emergent Business Theory
Cultural Studies &Contextualization
Dynamic, constantly evolving small business owner seeks high energy team working environment.
Concordia University - Portland, OR
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
Portland Community College - Portland, OR
Associate of Applied Science, Business
Destroy Nate Allen
Owner / Founder - managing daily operations of growing small music business.
Administrator of communications and public representation.
AEG / Rose Quarter
Marketing Intern - assisting with marketing and publicity for a large scale, multi-faceted event space.
Rock 4 Reason
Owner / Founder - overseeing daily operations of a grassroots community youth organization.
Starting and running a community youth organization including: recruiting and managing a staff of over 20 volunteers, event management, accounting, budgeting, artist profiling, staff skills assessment and conflict resolution.
Administering, promoting and coordinating over 200 unique events, involving negotiating contracts and securing event spaces. Experience working with performers, venue owners and parents to overcome logistical concerns.
Overseeing concept and design for numerous nationwide merchandise campaigns: 25 musical releases, 25 t-shirt styles, sales displays, postcards, customer surveys, brochures, advertising and hundreds of event fliers.
Producing several short run magazines: writing, editing, layout, ad sales, conducting artist interviews, securing product distribution and local printing.
Managing six national tours, booking and performing over 800 concerts in 48 states plus Canada: handling event logistics, public relations and promotion, securing transportation and merchandise.
Marketing and Public Relations
Market analysis; soliciting and securing media coverage for multiple albums with email follow up.
Writing and editing press releases.
Monitoring online reputation.
Creating an internet marketing and social media presence using social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, MySpace), websites, paypal, blogs (Wordpress, Blogger), professional networks (LinkedIn), email marketing (Constant Contact), text messaging, video libraries (YouTube, Vimeo), instant messaging, updating media outlets and more.
Organizing and facilitating street teams in seven regional high schools, enabling the distribution of over 60,000 fliers a year from 2003 to 2004.
Vision and Leadership
Mentoring young entrepreneurs, couples, youth in crisis; advising on life transitions, including exiting an organization gracefully.
Teaching and facilitating dozens of small and large group meetings.
Adobe Creative Suite (Acrobat, Photoshop, Indesign, Dreamweaver), Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point), Prezi.