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Jesse is a college graduate from the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon earning a nationally accredited degree in public relations. He can usually be found reading about industry news online and sharing it on Twitter and Facebook.

He is currently seeking employment in Portland, Oregon.

Work History

Work History
Oct 2011 - May 2012

Brand Specialist

Singley + Mackie
  • Created monthly content calendars for Electronic Arts and Time Life featuring daily posts for their Facebook and Twitter profiles
  • Received high-level experience with Facebook analytics, Twitter advertising & analytics and Simply Measured analytics including using Boolean searches and manipulation of data in Excel
  • Refined SEO on all Time Life YouTube videos and increased 3 – 4% of views in 3 months
  • Had a hugely successful "Hastag Art" campaign with Electronic Arts which generated 18.3MM impressions, 34,000 page views and 10,800 interactions with the brand
  • Increased exposure for Time Life on Twitter by reaching out to famous and influential people like rapper Chuck D of Public Enemy; pop singer, Jody Watley; actor, Matthew Modine and MSNBC reporter Chuck Todd
Feb 2004 - Aug 2011

Sales Associate

CD/Game Exchange
  • Used key contacts in radio industry to process wholesale orders and saved 40% in costs of product.
  • One of two employees who handled online sales and communication through Amazon with an average 99% feedback rating.
  • Created a Facebook fan page and attained over 200 “likes” in under 6 months.
Mar 2011 - Jun 2011

Public Relations Executive

Flux Magazine

  • Aided advertising department in procurement of paid advertising for print issue attaining 75% of new clientele and an added $400 to the print budget.
Mar 2009 - Jun 2010

Sponsorship Coordinator

KWVA 88.1 FM
  • Entered the position with no existing advertising clients and attained 10+ paying clients for non-profit sponsorship of KWVA.
  • Leveraged KWVA as an affordable place to advertise with aid from the radio station’s monthly newsletter, Twitter and Facebook.
Mar 2009 - Jun 2009

Social Media Intern

Oregon Daily Emerald

  • Cooperated with the publisher, newsroom editor, and advertising department to send out messages on appropriate social media channels such as Facebook and Twitter.
Sep 2004 - Mar 2009

Loud Rock Format Director

KWVA 88.1 FM
  • More than doubled existing nationwide label and promotional contacts upon entry into position.
  • Conducted phone and in-person interviews with nationwide touring band members.
  • Reviewed and charted an average of 10 music albums on a weekly basis, year-round for College Music Journal.
  • Attained personalized station IDs from famous musicians to further promote KWVA.


Mar 2009 - Jun 2011

Bachelor of Arts

University of Oregon

  • Fully active member of the Public Relations Student Society of America during the 2010/2011 school year.




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