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I enjoy staying active. I play a lot of sports, I enjoy playing and watching Basketball,Football and Baseball. My hobbies include watching movies,traveling,sports and interacting with people. I recently completed a 8 month program I managed in the Dallas Ft.Worth area for a popular energy drink. The program in Dallas was very succesful and I am proud of my accomplishments. I have had many accomplishments in the work place the past 10 years in Marketing and Event Promotions. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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As Field Marketing Associate for Creative Labs for four years I was brand advocate at major electronics retailers in my 30-store territory and provided staffing for events and trade shows. The position was eliminated in 2007 in a reorganization. I have since worked in field marketing, merchandising, project staffing and event management on a series of special assignments, gaining a wide range of experience. On several assignments I was the team leader or location manager with oversight responsibilities.

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  • Assistant Event Manager

    Im usually the event Manager and Have not worked as assitant but would not mind taking a position as a assitant.

  • Auditing

    I worked a American Express program in 2008 and 2010 where I was to audit placement of signage in store.

  • Bar Promotions

    I have worked for Miller Chill promoting the beer in local bars and clubs.

  • Brand Ambassador

    I have over 8 years experience as a ambassador and I have a large list of copmanies and clients I have succesfully worked for.

  • Concerts & Sports Event

    I have done numerous events at concerts and sporting Events. I have managed events at a local concert venue for Microsoft Zune. I have also managed recently a long term event for Verizon Fios and Wireless and a concert venue. I have done short term events at numerous sporting events.

  • Data Capture

    When merchandising for a company I use to work for. I would go into local retail stores and take note of the pricing and number of product on the shelf.

  • Event Management

    Every program I have managed had a staff of five or more on my team.

  • Exhibitions

    I have worked exhibits with my previous employer Creative Labs a numerous of times.

  • Flyering

    When I was in Marketing for Creative Labs for over 4 years. I would demonstrate at a local electronics store on weekends. I would have a demo computer setup and with other electronics that our company sold. I would demonstrate to customers and answer questions about any products we had in the store.

  • Hospitality

    I would be interested in any event that would be considered in this category

  • Mall Events

    I have passed out flyers for numerous of products. The most recent would be for movie releases or new bars opening in the area.

  • Market Research / Surveys

    I have done demonstrations in malls for the release of the Blackberry Pearl.

  • Merchandising

    In 2002 I worked for a period of time in the local mall as a Market Researcher. Paying shoppers to take surveys on certain topics.

  • Merchandising (Plan O Gram)

    When I worked for Creative Labs for 4 years, part of our job description was to go into local electronic stores that carried our products and make sure shelves were stocked with our product and pricing was correct.

  • Modelling

    I had to setup displays with Creative Labs in local electronic stores and also make sure our product was setup correctly on the shelves.

  • Presenting

    When working with Creative Labs we had a Myster shopping program during the holidays. I was sent to stores not in my territory to check on the Sales team and make sure they were trained properly on our products.

  • Roadshows

    I have done many tradeshow setups before working a tradeshow. The biggest setup was at the Consumer Electronics Show we worked every January in Las Vegas. We had such a large booth space. We would arrive three days before the event and setup for those three days.

  • Sampling

    Most of my positions have included some sort of sales in the job description. My most recent would be when I worked a program for Blackberry. I was spending a lot of time in Wireless stores helping with the sales of Blackberry phones.

  • Security

    The last program I managed was a sampling program for Amp Energy drinks. We sampled the product at all of our events we worked.

  • Set Up / Labor

    I have done numerous trainings for Creative labs a few times a month. I would train the store employees on new products that came out and different selling points to sell the product.

  • Tour Manager

    With my previous employer of 4 years I was sent on the road to manage tours for different clients.

  • Tradeshows / Conferences

    I worked in the Marketing Department for a Electronics company for over 4 years. We worked a lot of big tradeshows across the United States. One of the well known Tradeshows was the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas every January. I was in charge of demonstrating a certain product to the Buyers and tradeshow atendees.

  • Computer Skills (Advanced)

    I am very tech savy. I am proficent in Excel,Microsoft Word.

  • Own Car

    Yes I own a car and have valid car insurance.

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