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Shannon's Profile

Experience Summary

I thrive working with people. I strive to become an event coordinator or account manager at a promotions firm. I have been working promotions full-time for two years and part-time for ten years. My achievements are graduating from the University of Kentucky with a BA in Psychology and with that degree I have been a social worker, teacher, therapeutic mentor, and substance abuse counselor. More along the lines of what I LOVE doing I have been a field manager in promotions, an extra in commercials and music videos, an emcee at promotional events, and I've walked the runway in New York during Fashion Week of 2006. I currently live close to the beach with my best friend, my two cats, and my dog Howard. View my contact details, availability, and stats.


Other Experience

I have also done emcee work..most recently at the Team Tylenol Event at the Daytona Speedway July 09.


Other Skills

I sing, have won singing compeitions.


First language: English

Extra Information

  • Auditing

    I was the Assistant Event Manager for a Comcast Event where the other manager and I rode around distrubuting flyers and huge Pixie Stix for the "It's Kind of a Big Deal Promotion" in 2009.

  • Chef

    I have traveled to Orlando in early 2009 to do a hair/beauty tradeshow for Temptu cosmetics and I have done wine tradeshows in Jacksonville.

  • Demonstration

    I used to work for Jesco International demonstrating MagicCloth and their MagicCloth mop back in the Fall of 2008 for about three months.

  • Event Management

    Twice a year for the past two years I have managed the Bookrack Bookstore promotion in Jacksonville managing a staff of four and during the PGA tour in Ponte Vedra in March of 2008 I managed six girls.

  • Flyering

    I demonstrated products for Jesco International in the winter of 2008 working on commission only.

  • Greeter / Host(ess)

    At the Toyota Farm to Table Tour in August of 2009 was my most recent experience as a hostess.

  • Health & Beauty Demo

    I am scheduled to be a promo model for MAC's new line of make-up in January of 09.

  • Hospitality

    I volunteered at the Kingfish Tournament in Jacksonville, FL to be a bartender and hospitality service worker during the summer of 2009;

  • Market Research / Surveys

    In 2009 I did a mall promotion for the Florida Lottery's Billion Dollar Blockbuster game.

  • Mystery Shopping

    I have appeared in calendars, store ads, and websites promoting different products for the past ten years.

  • Presenting

    I have done Mystery Shopping for Zales in 2009.

  • Roadshows

    While I worked on the Dick's Sporting Goods Tour I helped with event set-up and Break-down. This was in 2008.

  • Sampling

    I did sales for Jesco International while demonstrating their product in winter 2008. I have worked for Lancome at a cosmetic counter back in 2002 and I have been a store manager at Maurices. This was in 1999.

  • Security

    I have sampled Lipton tea at their tour in and around Jacksonville in 2009 and I do wine samplings on a weekly basis.

  • Acting

    Movies/Television Cutty Buddy video Extra July 2009 Movie Trailer Versus February 2009 Direct TV Primary Extra Fall 2007

  • Bar Tender

    I bartended at Martini Fest in the Fall of 2008 here in Jacksonville and I have held a job as a bartender in the past. I worked as a bartender at the Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament during the summer of 2009.

  • Computer Skills (Novice)

    I can install things on my computer and make small general repairs.

  • Dancer

    I own a pair and blade regularly.

  • Driving License

    I have a valid Florida Driver license with only the restriction of corrective lenses.

  • Face Painting

    I am a self taught face painter and have worked at events for children in foster care while I was a social worker.

  • Own Car

    I own a 98 Acura 3.5 RL...very reliable.

  • Poker / Blackjack Dealer

    As a social worker I had to speak in front of a judge several times a week to update the court of my caseload. This was in front of a courtroom full of people.

  • Roller Skating / Blading

    I worked all through college as a server.

  • Qualifications

    BA in psychology


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