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I have been working exclusively in the Events/Promotions Industry for over a year and a half and really enjoy it. I also have 8 years experience in all types of sales. I've also had a number of customer service jobs. I am very outgoing, positive and optimistic. I can approach and talk to anyone, and make friends fast. I am a quick learner and have a great memory. I am big on product knowledge and getting the client's message across. I love to have fun while working hard and am always looking to go the extra mile. I am very dependable and punctual. I am a team player and get along well with my co-workers. I like to take the initiative and stay busy. I can take the lead and have management experience in several fields. I love to smile and have fun in life, so I feel this industry is perfect for me. View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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  • Assistant Event Manager

    7/3/08 – 8/25/08 – GMR - Naked Juice - 9 to 13 hour shifts – team was stationed at various music festivals, events, concerts and other community / state wide celebrations in Minnesota – handed out free samples of up to 5 different flavors of Naked Juice – informed consumers of nutritional value and facts about Naked Juice – answered questions concerning product – required extensive knowledge of entire Naked Juice line - helped manage staff of 7 - Standing 95% of shift.

  • Auditing

    7/22/08 – 9/15/08 – Encore - Quiznos Subs - 6 hour shifts – I traveled to four different northern Minnesota cities – stationed in each town for two weeks, M – Th. each week - worked with the local Quiznos Sub shop in each town - I went business to business in the area surrounding the local Quiznos, promoting the store and handing out coupons/cookies/samples along with promoting Quiznos delivery and catering – Required daily two page report & audit. Required extensive driving each week - Walking 90% of shift.

  • Bar Promotions

    6/21/08 & 6/29/08 – TEAM Enterprises - Bacardi - 4 hour shifts – Was a Bacardi Boy, stationed inside and outside of various bars & clubs – demonstrating and selling pre-mixed Bacardi Mojitos – distributing Bacardi hats, beach balls, shirts, etc….as collateral for purchasing drink – Standing 95% of shift.

  • Brand Ambassador

    6/23/08 – 6/29/08 – Two Dots Productions / Momentum Worldwide - American Express - 7 ½ hours per shift - US Women's Open - greeted spectators as well as workers as they entered the grounds through the American Express tent - engaged American Express cardholders and offered them free use of a hand held PDA for live scoring updates while on the course - Encouraged spectators to par take in interactive exhibits - handed out course maps - Standing 95% of shift.

  • Chef

    01/2007 - 07/2007 Solos Pizza Café Maple Grove, MN Supervisor • Managed a staff of up to 10 people at anyone time, including scheduling breaks, assigning tasks, checking on work, monitoring cleanliness and other managerial duties. • Responsible for knowing all aspects of restaurant operations, including knowledge of all food preparation and recipe’s, cleaning procedures, POS system, money issues and budget and various marketing and promotional strategies. • Serve – Safe certified

  • Concerts & Sports Event

    11/30/08 – 1/4/09 – All Terrain - Chevrolet - 6 hour shifts – worked at NFL professional football team Minnesota Vikings home games - multi-step event including driving demo cars from dealership down to stadium – setting up and executing survey sign up and text offer for collateral in stadium – tearing down and driving cars back to dealership (20 mile roundtrip) – standing 75% of shift.

  • Costume and Character

    10/24/08 – 10/25/08 – Encore - Disney – 13 hour shifts - Stationed at Mall of America promoting Disney for the holiday season - Was in charge of guiding 2 costumed characters around area - watching out for their safety as well as the safety of the children gathered around the characters - Standing 95% of shift.

  • Data Capture

    3/15/09 – 5/10/09 – Elite Marketing - American Express/Delta - 7 to 14 hour shifts - Stationed at Minneapolis Airport signing up consumers for the new Gold Delta SkyMiles American Express card – extensive training on benefits and features of American Express – consumer received collateral in return for applying for card – base plus commission - Standing 100% of shift.

  • Demonstration

    8/4/08 – 11/15/08 – Fieldstone Marketing - Piacci Cheese - 4 hour shifts – Stationed at high end grocery stores - demonstrated a new brand of cheese, Piacci, which makes 6 styles of cheeses - involved knowledge of how to demonstrate each style, as well as how each style was made - demonstrated 2 to 4 different styles per shift - Standing 100% of shift.

  • Event Management

    6/2/09 – 9/5/09 – Two Dots Productions/Momentum Worldwide - American Express/Delta - 4 to 14 hour shifts – Team Lead – was in charge of and managed staff of 5 – we were stationed at various events around Minnesota, including The PGA Championship, Grandma’s Marathon and the Taste of Minnesota, promoting American Express – offering a chance to enter a contest to win an award from Delta – signing up interested consumers for the new Gold Delta SkyMiles American Express card – extensive set up and break down at each event – moving, carrying, lifting and pushing objects and cases in excess of 50lbs - Standing 100% of shift.

  • Exhibitions

    3/9/09 – 3/12/09 – Fusion Events - Dairy Fully Fueled Tour – 8 to 9 hour shifts – Executed day long promotional events at various local elementary/junior high schools promoting the Midwest Dairy Council and the Dairy food group – extensive multi-step setup up and breakdown included assembling and/or blowing up large school carnival type games and displays – ran games and told kids about benefits of Dairy and the other food groups – Standing 95% of shift.

  • Greeter / Host(ess)

    6/23/08 – 6/29/08 – Two Dots Productions / Momentum Worldwide - American Express - 7 ½ hours per shift - US Women's Open - greeted spectators as well as workers as they entered the grounds through the American Express tent - engaged American Express cardholders and offered them free use of a hand held PDA for live scoring updates while on the course - Encouraged spectators to par take in interactive exhibits - handed out course maps - Standing 95% of shift.

  • Hospitality

    2/24/10 – 2/28/10 – Momentum Worldwide – American Express – Miami – 8 to 10 hour shifts – Stationed at the American Express tent at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival – greeting current cardmembers and offering them a reward for having the card - talking with potential new card members and having them apply for the Premier Gold Rewards American Express card – handing out collateral to those who apply – informing all visitors of the benefits of American Express – answering questions from current American Express card members – standing 100% of shift.

  • In Store Demonstrator

    10/24/09 – 12/23/09 – Productions Plus - Nespresso Espresso / Coffee machines - Colorado - 4 to 8 hour shifts – I demonstrated and sold Nespresso machines at various stores around Denver – demonstrated and answered questions on all seven models of the machines – also informed consumer’s about Nespresso and the Nespresso Club – hourly plus commission based upon number of machines sold – Standing 100% of shift.

  • Mall Events

    11/26/09 – 11/27/09 – EPS - Tommy Hilfiger – Colorado - 12 hour shift – Thanksgiving Night - Worked 10pm to 10am the next morning at the Tommy Hilfiger outlet store at the Castle Rock outlet mall – walked around entire mall handing out coupons – wore Tommy Hilfiger head to toe and had some product knowledge – Standing 95% of shift.

  • Market Research / Surveys

    10/15/09 - 12/20/09 - Resolution Research - Denver, CO - did survey's over the telephone - involved both cold calling as well as calling panel members - 95% outbound - 6 to 7 hour shifts.

  • Presenting

    9/27/08 – 12/20/08 – Strand Productions – Various Wine brands - 3 to 4 hour shifts at various liquor stores around the Twin Cities presenting 4 different brands of wine to consumers, usually 2 to 4 different varieties of wine per tasting (Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot..etc) – requires knowledge of each wine – Standing 100% of shift. 6/20/09 – 8/25/09 – Promosynthesis - Various Beer/Wine brands – 3 to 4 hour shifts – sampling various wine and beer products at various Twin Cities liquor stores – requires knowledge of product being demonstrated as well as advantages over main competitors – Standing 100% of shift.

  • Roadshows

    10/2/08 – AIM - Guitar Hero World Tour – 5 hour shift - One day event at the University of MN campus promoting the new version of the video game Guitar Hero – interacted with and persuaded students to participate in demo version of the game – engaged students and answered questions pertaining to game – handed out free promotional items to students for participating - Standing 100% of shift.

  • Sales

    11/2007 - 05/2008 Clear Channel Radio Minneapolis, MN Account Executive • Sold advertising for K102 FM, the #1 country and #2 station in the Twin Cities. • Responsible for product knowledge of all of K102’s many on-air and on-line components for potential advertisers. • Responsible for creating various campaigns for prospects to maximize their advertising dollar and have a successful run on K102. • Attended 4 day Solution Based Selling school in Houston, TX 08/2006 - 10/2006 Global Marketing Ventures Bloomington, MN Sales/Marketing Representative • Sold coupon sheets for various clients, including the Twins, Timberwolves, Gophers, movie theaters, salons/spas, and restaurants / eateries. • Cold calling business in the Twin Cities metro area, averaging 75 to 100+ calls per day. • Advised potential clients and put together strategies to best represent them. • Pay was 100% commission.

  • Sampling

    7/3/08 – 8/25/08 – GMR - Naked Juice - 9 to 13 hour shifts – team was stationed at various music festivals, events, concerts and other community / state wide celebrations in Minnesota – handed out free samples of up to 5 different flavors of Naked Juice – informed consumers of nutritional value and facts about Naked Juice – answered questions concerning product – required extensive knowledge of entire Naked Juice line - Standing 95% of shift.

  • Set Up / Labor

    2/6/10 – 2/12/10 – Momentum Worldwide – Louisiana - 10 to 12 hour shifts – lead Production Assistant for the William Grant & Sons national sales meeting in New Orleans, LA – involved extensive set up and break down of various events at four locations around New Orleans - lifting, pushing, moving and carrying objects and cases in excess of 70lbs – building, sanding and polishing display cases and liquor bars – standing 95% of shift.

  • Technology

    11/14/08 – 1/4/09 – AIM Live Marketing - Sony - 6 hour shifts - Stationed in front of a pop - up banner at the Minneapolis / St. Paul Airport - demonstrated the Sony Reader electronic e-book device to travelers - Engaged consumers to try product - Required extensive product knowledge of Sony Reader as well as of competitors products - Standing 95% of shift.

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