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My resume: JOSEPH W. HUNT joewillhunt@gmail.com EDUCATION University of Massachusetts Amherst, Isenberg School of Management Amherst, MA B.A. Management; Minors in Communication and Film (GPA: 3.84), 2005 FIELD MANAGER/EVENT MARKETING WORK HISTORY Watts Marketing Field Manager Bob’s Red Mill Granola Boston Mayor’s Cup Professional Bike Race, September 29 Bob’s Red Mill Granola Santa Barbara Triathlon, August 26, 27, 28 • Erected and dismantled a tent area Managed complete with sampling area, give-aways and registration for “TrainwithGrain.com” • Managed staff, Interacted with racers and their families, and worked with event coordinators to ensure everyone was fueled up well with healthy products and learned key points about the brand • Received all event materials, purchased materials for event MKTG for Diageo Spirits Captain Morgan (Brand Representative/Costumed Character), June 2010-Feb 15, 2011 • Appeared as Boston area Captain Morgan at major sports events such as Patriots and Bruins games, and clubs/bars/package stores throughout Massachusetts Ketel One Gentleman • Interacted with consumers/guests of accounts and sampled Ketel One Vodka along with promotional models Legacy Marketing World Wrestling Entertainment Tour in conjunction with Mattel Toy Corporation and Smackdown Vs. Raw Video Game Assistant to Event Manager in Los Angeles, August 13, 14 • Served as main assistant for tour manager loading in and loading out event over a weekend, requiring building and dismantling staging, audio visual and wiring setup for ten video game play areas with plasma screens and video game consoles, light rigging, banners, and multiple display set-ups for WWE merchandise. • Interacted with children and adults at two separate areas for new line of action figures and Xbox and Playstation game play stations Event Pro Strategies NCM Fathom Local Meeting Manager Humana Harry Potter, July 14, 2011 • Served as point person for and during event between theatre manager/staff, client reps, and AV professional to facilitate a Humana sponsored free showing of Harry Potter • Verified and set up equipment rentals, registration tables and chairs, Harry Potter standups/posters, Humana signage, AV equipment • Checked in doctors, medical workers and their families, providing them with lanyards and vouchers for concessions • Provided detailed feedback and photos to NCM representative at close of event Productions Plus/The Talent Shop Demonstrator for Nespresso, 2011 • Demonstrated and sold high-end “Nespresso” Espresso Machines in Williams Sonoma, Macy’s, Sur La Table and Bloomingdales stores in Southern CA Demonstrator for “Soda Stream” 2010-2011 • Demonstrated and sold “Soda Stream” appliances in Crate N Barrell, Macy’s, Sears, BBB, and BJ’s Encore Nationwide, Torrance, CA- Field Manager and Promotional Model Field Manager for TNT and “Men of a Certain Age” promotion, June, 2011 • Served as point of contact for executing promotion in Golfsmith stores, receiving shipments of materials, working with ABCOM rep and store manager for AV set-up, and provided photographs and feedback to client Field Manager and photographer for Caritas Hospital, Feb 2011 • Spread key messages to employees of new ownership of hospital, interacted with MDs, Nurses, staff Field Manager for Dice.com at MIT campus, Jan 2011 • Signed in and supervised staff, photographed interactions and giveaways, responsible for all promotional materials shipped Field Manager, AMC “Walking Dead” Tour, Oct 2010 • Managed prize give-away station, responsible for a $500 HD TV, laptop and $500 in gift cards • Managed staff in zombie-makeup and attire in Best Buy stores, promoting AMC channel’s “The Walking Dead” in conjunction with Xfinity and Comcast Budweiser Band of Buds Contest, Field Manager, October 2010 • Assisted Manger and supervised staff of 16 • Photographed staff engaging with consumers, and contestants competing to win a trip to Las Vegas for Budweiser Lowe’s Grand Opening Promotion Manager, Sept 2010 • Coordinated and oversaw set up of WEEI sports radio booth, face painting booth, kids building clinic and pitching tunnel for a special event at Lowe’s • Photographed event staff and guests having a great time TJMaxx and Marshalls Lead Flash Mob Carolers (featured singing promotional models) • Marketed TJMaxx and Marshalls and conducted a group of professional singers (as featured in National TV campaign) Field Manager, Merry Mall Giving, November/December 2010 • Managed redemption zone and promotional staff and coordinated $1000 worth of gift card give-aways for consumers on Black Friday and select days in December TNT “Dark Blue” Field Manager, Aug 2010 • Managed two street teams of 25 people stationed at key T stops in Boston to promote premiere of second season of “Dark Blue” • Engaged customers with talking points and handed out coffee from Rocket Packs and provided free T passes during AM rush hour, and chocolate covered espresso beans and tune-in cards during PM rush hour Lowe’s Grand Opening Promotion Manager, Aug 2010 • Managed promotion, responsible for $4000 worth of gift cards which were to be handed out to special guests who completed a scavenger hunt for Lowe’s items. • Engaged customers and managed staff who provided Pawtucket Red Sox Tickets to first 250 guests. • Photographed event staff and guests having a great time Fiber One, Aug, 2010 •Assisted Tour Manager in supplying staff with samples from cargo truck, and signed in staff. Lays Mobile Farm, Aug, 2010 • Assisted with photo booth station where customers received fun, branded photos of themselves, and tour of the mobile greenhouse, in addition to handing out samples and grow kits of basil for children Snickers Ice Cream for the New England Patriots/Gillette Stadium, Aug 2010 • Assisted with photo booth station, encouraging families to get branded photos at the Patriot’s Pre-Season Practice, and sampling free Snickers Ice Cream Nintendo Wii Games 2010 Brand Ambassador, July 2010 • Ran a gaming station for family competitions on Mario Kart and other Wii games, for three straight days of 12 plus hours at the Natick Collection Mall. TJMaxx and Marshalls Flash Mob Carolers (featured singing promotional models) • Sang shopping related TJMaxx and Marshalls Christmas carols all over Boston with other professional singers (as featured in TV campaign) • Sampled branded lip balm and TJMaxx and Marshalls pamphlets Ogilvy Action Field Marketing and Sales Rep American Express Program, June 2011-Present • Appointment-setting • Conducting in-store visits to merchants throughout LA, selling tools and business solutions • Working with business owners to place point of purchase American Express decals and signage Gold Source Promotions Brand Ambassador for Nissan Leaf, Present • Responsible for providing assistance to test-drivers for the new 100% electric car in various locations in CA, presenting consumers with $10 gift cards for test-driving, providing expert product knowledge and specs on Leaf Brand Ambassador for Dannon Active Culture California Tour, Present • Assist tour managers on multiple stops throughout CA, from Sacramento down to San Diego • Set up promotional displays, operate prize wheel and organizing collateral and promotional free sample give-aways 8 Days a Week Brand Ambassador for Los Angeles Xbox Convention, June 2011 • Assisted with crowd control of large groups of attendees, helping to register and direct into convention Event Pro Strategies Team Lead and photographer, Lady Gaga Virgin Mobile Tour, Feb 2011 Team Lead, Cisco UMI tele-presence at the Boston Wine Expo, Jan 2011 V8 Fusion + Green Tea Boston Tour, Team Lead, October, 2010 • Assisted manger with staff sign-ins, instructed staff on key speaking points, loaded/unloaded cargo vehicle, took digital photos and video testimonials from consumers Adelante Live Wrigley's Extra Experiential Marketing Event – Assistant to tour manager, March 29, 2011 • Assisted tour manager with a team to erect and dismantle the Wrigley's Extra promotion, including staging, canopies, 6 giant plasma televisions, rock wall, and bouncy stations at the Mexico vs. Venezuela Soccer Game in San Diego • Donned a costume as the Wrigley’s Mascot, interacting and taking photos with children and families and appearing on stage with Emcee, Dancers, and Cheerleaders to put on a show to remember for consumers • Appeared as the costumed character on the field during the game and featured on the Megatron as a sponsor of the Mexico Futbol Team Freelancer Audio Visual Technician and Assistant for Huggies Pull-Ups Event at San Diego Zoo, March 23, 2011 • Wired audio and video for performance by Ralph’s World, creator of “The Potty Dance” for a family event complete with dancing, promotional give-aways, and advertisements playing on screen • Supervised promotional staff for audio-visual and general event set-up, break down, customer interactions, ticketing, and stroller/personal belongings storage area Focus Talent/Marketing Werks Verizon Fios Team Lead for Ipad/Iphone/Fios Boston, MA and Oxnard, CA, February – March 2011 • Qualified/generated leads for Fios, demonstrating FIOS apps on Ipad, giving out incentives • Supervised staff, photographed interactions and giveaways, responsible for all promotional materials shipped Airport Marketing International/Fusion Event Marketing Theraflu Boston Logan Airport Sampler, Jan-Feb 2011 • Interacted and gave thousands of “Theraflu” packets to airport customers on several week promotion Fusion Event Marketing Futbolito/Home Depot Children’s Building Clinic, June 2010 • Helped children, hands-on, to build wooden arts and crafts at Gillette Stadium Soccer Event Attack Marketing Storage Wars Contest, August 2011 • Set up activation table and in-store POS • Collecting entry forms and handing out prizes Disney EVENTS/TRADESHOWS AND AUDIO VISUAL TECHNICAL EMPLOYMENT Immediate Connections Boston, MA Freelance Audio Visual Technical and Client Relations Staff December 2004-2011 • Videographed and photographed speakers and provided audio visual services to major clients from hospitals, pharmaceutical corporations, universities, and government agencies how to utilize the technology for their presentations, conferences and events at the Boston Convention Centers and hotels • Assisted in building lasting client relationships by delivering technical support from start to finish of events • Responsible for large-scale load-ins, set-ups and strikes of AV equipment used for corporate conferences, trade shows, and events in hotels and expo centers Prince of Persia Promotion Manager, May 2010 • Photographing and documenting interactions of Male Promotional Models with women for Prince of Persia Film in AMC theatre • Handing out promotional flyers for free screenings of Prince of Persia Film • Encouraging female consumers to become fans of “Jake Night” on Facebook • Reporting all event details after promotion Adelante Live Costumed Character Wrigley’s, San Diego March 2011 Seattle’s Best Coffee for Burger King, Assistant Manager May 2010 • Coordinating with Burger King managers to fill up “Rocket Pack” equipment provided by client with coffee, and setting up staff to promote and provide coffee to commuters • Driving cargo vehicle, cleaning and storing equipment and promotional signage • Photographing and recording video of consumers enjoying coffee sampling • Engaging commuters and giving samples of hot/iced coffee from “Rocket Packs” • Handing out coupons for free coffee to consumers PS-Stearns, Erie, PA, 2009 Martha Stewart Promotion and Demonstrations, Simon Mall Corporation • Directed consumers to centerpiece demonstrations by a Martha’s Stewart representative • Passed out information about holiday ideas, decorations, recipes and savings for Macy’s GoodBelly Brand Ambassador • Sampled and promoted GoodBelly Probiotic Juices at Whole Foods Stores Costume Character/Promotional Model - Virgin Atlantic Airways Vacation Giveaway • Directed consumers to Telephone Booths to answer questions to win a free vacation for two to Britain • Passed out marketing materials, including Virgin Atlantic luggage tags, and flyers with information on new flights and vacation destinations Pierce Promotions, Portland, ME Local Market Manager, 2009 Tassimo Beverage System • Demonstrated Tassimo Machine in Macy’s Stores • Met or exceeded sales goals of machine Coppertone Products Massachusetts Promotion Manager • Site managed 10 stores from south shore, MA to NH border, driving from location to location • Provided technical assistance with special software, UV filter flash and digital camera booth set-up to detect sun damage • Supervised all brand ambassadors with promo set-up, call-ins, and post-event reports Argyle Staffing, Los Angeles, CA Sanofi Aventis, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center • Supervised brand ambassadors: rotating them to different stations including Wii educational challenge station, new account set-up stations for signing doctors into Ventricular Fibrilation Website, water and snack station, and flyer and promo item handout area • Greeted doctors, surgeons, and nurses, educated medical professionals with educational challenges, passed out marketing materials and promotional items, directed clients to pharmacy representatives Big Orange Productions, Providence, RI Promotional Model and Brand Ambassador, 2006-2008 Guiness Believer Events Boston Center For the Arts • Greeted private guests and passed out marketing materials, promotional items, directed clients to presentation rooms Odwalla Juices, Head of the Charles Event • Promoted Odwalla products and handed out samples with the Odwalla Truck and tent set-up Coors Lite and NFL Party Promotion, Cask N’ Flagon • Coordinated “Sumo suit wrestling ring” at a 500 person promotion/party Philips, Home Depot Stores • Demonstrated Phillips Energy Savings Lightbulbs Buddy Walk Fundraiser for Down Syndrome Coordinator, Verizon Fios Sponsor, Wakefield, MA • Set up large tents with the promotions team • Directed guests toward tents for Verizon Fios and handed out promotional materials and flyers Leadsinger Karaoke Machines • Demonstrated and sold Karaoke Machines by singing and gathering customers to come sing at BJ’s Stores throughout MA SPECIAL SKILLS Mystery Shopper-Restaurants, Liquor Stores, Electronic Stores, 2008-Present (Boston area) Licensed Massage Therapist, CPR certification active Actor, Musician, Recording Engineering, Emcee Kitesurfer, Expert Alpine Skier, Scuba Diver, Paraglider Most recently, I have event managed and tour managed for Drake's Cakes, for Bob's Red Mill products at cyclocross events and triathlons in MA and CA. I work all over CA, especially in Los Angeles and most recently in San Francisco. I worked as the official Boston Captain Morgan for Diageo appearing at Bruins, Patriots games, bars, nightclubs, and package stores throughout MA and New England. I am a people person by nature and very outgoing, pleasant and patient, and also work well as part of a team or on my own. My first degree was in Management from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, so I am happy to be able to use my people skills as a team lead or promotion manager. People can always come to me with an issue they have and I will try to resolve it or find help if I need it. A little about me: I am a licensed massage therapist, avid traveler, kitesurfer, paraglider, and certified adventure diver. Also I am a musician-singer and drummer, and write and record music. I am in a band called The Warriors playing out at colleges and nightclubs in the Boston area. Other than that, I am an audio-visual technician/videographer, working on large event setups in the Boston area. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

Experience

Other Experience

I have experience as an emcee for events including races, weddings, nightclubs, singer/songwriter, piano and percussion player, videographer, sampler, brand ambassador, audio engineer, audio-visual tech.

Skills

Other Skills

Licensed Massage Therapist/Bodyworker

Languages

First language: English

Extra Information

  • Assistant Event Manager

    My experience: Manager and Box Truck Driver Sabra Hummus Tour Boston, MA. Manager and Local Market Manager: Bob's Red Mill Products, TNT promotions, Burger King and Seattles Best Tour Manager, Coppertone Products, managing and auditing 10 sites, providing technical assistance on "Sun damage" camera booth setup and software. Team lead Sanofi Aventis Pharmaceutical Promotion at Boston Convention Center, helping to coordinate brand ambassadors at different stations.

  • Auditing

    My experience: Local Market Assistant Manager: Coppertone Products, managing and auditing 10 sites, providing technical assistance on "Sun damage" camera booth setup and software.

  • Bar Promotions

    MKTG for Diageo Spirits Captain Morgan (Brand Representative/Costumed Character), June 2010-Feb 15, 2011 • Appeared as Boston area Captain Morgan at major sports events such as Patriots and Bruins games, and clubs/bars/package stores throughout Massachusetts Ketel One Gentleman • Interacted with consumers/guests of accounts and sampled Ketel One Vodka along with promotional models

  • Brand Ambassador

    Brand Ambassador: Dannon Live Your Active Culture Tour SoCal, Nissan Leaf, Perform, WWE, Boost Mobile, TJMaxx and Marshalls (Flash Mob Caroler), Guiness Believer at Boston Center for the Arts, Coors Lite NFL Party Fenway Boston, Phillips Energy Saving Lightbulbs at Home Depots, Leadsinger Karaoke at BJ stores, Verizon Fios, Odwalla Juices.

  • Chef

    Morningstar Farms Demos

  • Concerts & Sports Event

    Audio visual technical assistant at University of Massachusetts Amherst Performing Arts College Events '99-'03

  • Costume and Character

    Captain Morgan, Wrigley's Gum, British Bobby for Virgin Airlines

  • Demonstration

    Demonstrated Karaoke Machines for Leadsinger Karaoke, New York, NY. Food Demos: Tassimo Beverage System in Macy's, Hannaford's Supermarket Food Demos, Phillips Lightbulbs in Home Depot Stores

  • Event Management

    I have managed over 10 people at a time without an assistant

  • Flyering

    Flyering for Boost Mobile with Attack Marketing in and around Malls, heavy traffic areas

  • Greeter / Host(ess)

    Host in several restaurants, as well as Server

  • Health & Beauty Demo

    Perform Pain Relief

  • Hospitality

    Host and Restaurant Server: Cheesecake Factory, Wyndham Resorts

  • In Store Demonstrator

    Demonstrated Nespresso Capuccino Machines, Sodastream, Karaoke Machines for Leadsinger Karaoke, New York, NY. Food Demos: Tassimo Beverage System in Macy's, Hannaford's Supermarket Food Demos, including cooking Gardenburger and Morningstar Products, Demos for Goodbelly Probiotic Juices in WholeFoods Supermarkets, Kashi, Pirates Booty, Phillips Lightbulbs in Home Depot Stores

  • Mall Events

    Merry Mall Giving, Verizon Fios, Marthas Stewart Holiday Promos

  • Market Research / Surveys

    Surveys on iPads for Dannon Tour

  • Modelling

    Modeled for: Liberty Mutual, Xbox Promo, Iparty Store Ad and Television Ad

  • Mystery Shopping

    Mystery Shop (Well that's a secret)...But restaurants in the Greater Boston Area (Dining)

  • Sales

    Nespresso machines, Sodastream, Salesperson for Enterprise Rent-a-Car (First job out of Management School)

  • Sampling

    Sampled Martha Stewart Holiday Foods at the Natick Collection mall, Sample foods for Hannafords Supermarkets and Whole Foods

  • Set Up / Labor

    Audio Visual Tech and Labor for Immediate Connections (Boston area tradeshows and hotel conferences)

  • Technology

    Camerawork for Celebrity Events in L.A. - footage can be seen at youtube.com/marblerosemedia , Audio Recording, Audio Visual Tech and Labor for Immediate Connections (Boston area tradeshows and hotel conferences)

  • Tour Manager

    Sabra Hummus Boston, MA

  • Tradeshows / Conferences

    Perform Pain Relief @ Rock N Roll Marathon Conventions L.A. and Pasadena

  • Acting

    Member: Carter Thor Studios Ongoing Scene Study Class Actor: Iparty Commercial (Releasing in Spring '10) Actor: Sam Adams Creative Tests Actor: Wedding Guest in The Proposal, other Background Work

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    Some Photoshop, Final Cut Pro Editing, Word, Powerpoint

  • Dancer

    CABARET: MIT Musical Theatre Production

  • Driving License

    Regular California Have driven large box trucks, refrigerated trucks

  • First Aid Certificate

    CPR Certified

  • Food Service Certification

    TIPS Certified

  • Own Car

    Prius

  • Public Speaking

    Emcee for DJ Company: Wedding, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Live Events, Races

  • Roller Skating / Blading

    Excellent Roller Blader and Skater, and Ice Skater

  • Wait Staff

    Server for Cheesecake Factory, Andover Inn, Wyndham Hotel Andover, MA On-call Banquet Server

  • Qualifications

    BA Management University of Massachusetts Amherst License in Massage Therapy

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