Featured Candidate

Featured Candidate: Marketing/Branding Expert Seeks Management Position with a Marketing, Branding or Creative Team

Skills and Experience:

Today’s candidate has nearly 10 years of successful event planning and activation, 5 years of marketing/branding experience, as well as a history of success turning around fledgling operations. Candidate is particularly adept in handling difficult clients and customers. Candidate has proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, CRM, CMS, and event presentation equipment. Candidate possesses a strong background in customer service, presentation, and relationship management. Want to be the next Featured Candidate on this site? Just let me know…

Key Career Highlights: 

  • Assisted in the proposal, negotiation, closing, and relationship management of sponsors resulting in $1,400,000 of sponsorship revenue and V-I-K for large national sports organization in first quarter of 2014. New sponsors include a number of high-profile consumer brands.
  • Improved profitability for a large national sports organization’s retail division by over 80%. In first year, overhauled data and reporting systems within retail operation. Exceeded revenue goals while reigning in wasteful departmental spending.
  • Launched new and dramatically improved eCommerce platform. Sales from the new platform are on pace to exceed previous store by 500%.
  • Enhanced the academic, financial, and diversity profile within assigned admissions territory for a leading Mid-Atlantic liberal arts university.
  • Led successful and innovative marketing campaigns resulting in greater student engagement at a small liberal arts college and a large state university.
  • Created innovative event promotions resulting in drastically larger and more engaged crowds.

About the Candidate:

Marketing professional with a B.A. and M.S. from Canisius College. He has a reputation for perseverance, enthusiasm, and strong customer service. Candidate and his wife look forward to relocating back to WNY from the Mid-Atlantic.

Candidate’s Optimal Opportunity:

To join a marketing, creative, or business development team with the opportunity to manage projects and/or direct reports.

Interested in this candidate?

E-mail md@amdgpublicaffairs.com for more information.

Featured Candidate: Seasoned Mar/Com Professional Seeks PR Role

Our latest featured candidate is a highly motivated, organized self-starter with more than seven years of marketing, event planning, public relations, and customer service experience with strong communication and management skills. Want to be the next Featured Candidate on this site? Just let us know…

Key Highlights:

  • Detail-orientated
  • Results driven
  • Team player
  • Passion for excellent customer service
  • Successfully planned and implemented a 4-part business development series with over 100 attendees
  • Assisted in the development of a media plan and implemented the launch for one of WNY’s favorite food trucks

About The Candidate:

A graduate of St. John Fisher College with a BA in Communications/Journalism/PR, currently working in a sales/marketing role and looking to transition back into public relations.

Optimal Opportunity:

To be a part of creative and collaborative public relations/marketing team in an environment that promotes the sharing of new ideas.

Interested In This Candidate?

E-mail md@amdgpublicaffairs.com for more information.

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Accomplished Public Relations/New Media Practitioner Seeks Role in Online Content Creation Management 

Today’s featured candidate is an excellent problem solver with years of experience in the editing and e-commerce industries.   A true team leader with an infectious personality, this candidate couples education, experience and a great sense of humor to deliver an unmatched work ethic and team-player attitude.

Want to be the next Featured Candidate on this site?  Just let me know…

Skills and experience:

Extremely tech savvy, detail oriented and results driven, he is an accomplished new media/public relations specialist with knack for executing wide-spread content marketing strategies across multiple platforms.

Key highlights:

  • Worked in the press office for Sen. Edward M. Kennedy
  • Served as a Staff Editor for CBSSports.com
  • Helped two ecommerce software providers move beyond the startup phase to become successful industry powerhouses
  • Authored and published hundreds of articles, press releases, user guides, company videos, photographs, etc., online, in print and for television.
  • Extensive experiencing working as the lead public relations manager for multiple international corporations
  • Secured publications in the New York Times, The Associated Press, The Washington Post, Fox News, etc.
  • Created, executed and managed social media operations for multiple small, medium and large sized organizations
  • Owner and operator of his own photography studio
  • Moonlights as a web designer/social media consultant/videographer

About me:

Today’s candidate has a B.A. degree in English Literature from Canisius College in Buffalo, New York. He also has a M.A. degree in Journalism from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts.  His current place of residence is Miami, Florida, but after having his first child just a few weeks ago, he and his wife are looking to relocate back to the WNY area; their hometown.

My optimal opportunity:

To be a part of creative marketing/public relations team that thrives in a collaborative environment and promotes the sharing of new ideas.  I am a journalist by trade and a computer geek by choice. My optimal career opportunity would allow me to blend those two skill sets to create compelling content for online publication.

Salary Range:

$50,000 to $60,000

Interested in this candidate?

E-mail md@amdgpublicaffairs.com for more information.