Derrick Mckenzie

  • Massillon Ohio
  • 440-752-9616
  • majesticoh10@gmail.com

Marketing/Event Specialist

Summary

Experienced marketer and brand affiliate with 10 + years of field and management experience.  Highly trainable and eager to work and learn in new environments.  Personable and great at first impressions, love making new friends and great at keeping them.  

Work History

Work History
Jan 2006 - Present

Co-Founder

Ohio Hip Hop Awards

 The Ohio Hip Hop Awards is a fully functioning awards program that honors the artists within the state of Ohio.  As the owner I have overseen all aspects from booking venues, creating partnerships with colleges, website functionality, creating copy, contract writing, marketing design, state wide team assembly, public relations and more. Over 10 years of management and event experience

Jan 2006 - May 2015

Brand Ambassador / Spokes Model / Manager 

Media Star Promotion

Consumer engagements, product awareness, and surveying.  As manager I set schedules, constant data entry and CRM work, heavy Microsoft Excel analytics, 

Mar 2009 - Nov 2010

Line Cook 

Pepper Mill Grill

Line Cook 

Mar 2003 - Mar 2009

Co-Founder

Greater Cleveland Basketball Association 

Created a basketball association encompassing a summer league with 32 teams in 3 divisions based on talent levels and a smaller 16 team` winter league. Responsible for hiring refs, scheduling games, statistics and data entry, court maintenance, inter-league newsletters, marketing, and promotions.   

Education

Education
Aug 1997 - Jun 2001

High School Diploma

Brecksville Broadview Heights High School 

High School Education 

Aug 1999 - Jun 2001

Culinary Arts 

Cuyahoga Valley Career Center

Vocational degree in Culinary Arts. Serving and cooking education. 

Skills

Skills

Joomla

Back-end website management

Photoshop 

Capable of copy writing and photo enhancement.  

Microsoft Office

Efficient in Microsoft Office applications such as word, excel, and powerpoint.