Proficient in publishing magazines along with marketing and promotions, of not only a magazine, but also coordinating events, marketing/promotion and distribution for a vodka brand. Experienced warehouse worker, postal mail sorter, corrections officer and Army Veteran.
Successfully published 5 issues of a print publication, distributed in 6 countries. Grew revenue by $100,000+ by the third year by spearheading development of online marketing, events and radio promotions. Created a media kit that attracted several Liquor companies and an energy drink for advertising, in the publication. Coordinated several events with thousands of attendees in several primary/secondary markets, to promote/market the publication and vodka.
Upscale Elite marketing Group LLC. successfully acquired worldwide marketing/distribution rights for a vodka brand from the Ukraine. Increasing sales by 70% by implementing a marketing/promotion campaign in several markets, including but not limited to print advertisement, radio and partnerships with DJs/Promoters and Venues.
Honorably Discharged from The United States Army.
Current permits and licenses
Federal Wholesalers permit
Licensed Liquor Broker in GA and FL
Publisher Editor-in-Chief Event coordinating Managed team of 8 of professionals. Reduced and controlled expenses by delegating team members to cross train in each aspect of the business. Setup and conduct photo/video shoots. Created article ideas and Assigned articles to writers. Source and proofread all material. Created media kits, Contact and negotiate with advertisers. Set director, Layout editor, Model recruiter. Analyzed the publication market. Negotiated with photographers and models for submissions. Negotiated with venues for events. Executed integrated advertising campaign across multiple media channels. Defined strategy and business plan for publication and marketing company. Created new revenue streams through advertisements and events. Leveraged knowledge of customers, market trends and principal to successfully market Status Vodka and Sex Appeal Magazine. Social media marketing, Importing/FederalWholsaling knowledge, Liquor brokering and Photography/Video experience.
Load/Unload postal trucks
Load/Unload and scan bulk mail
Load/Unload trailers using hand truck
Assist in training new employees
Maintained accurate stock records and schedules. Oversaw special orders and after-hours, urgent shipping jobs. Unloaded, picked, staged and loaded products for shipping. Conducted monthly, quarterly and yearly inventories of warehouse stock. Operated The White carousel shipping system efficiently and accurately. Resolved service issues in a timely manner, including coordinating and processing returns. Oversaw warehousing and storage practices and housekeeping. Received incoming shipments and reviewed contents against purchase order for accuracy. Transported goods from racks, shelves and vehicles. Worked at a rapid pace to meet tight deadlines. Banded, wrapped, packaged and cleaned equipment. Operated powered lift trucks, floor sweepers, pallet jacks and forklifts safely, with a 0% incident rate. Loaded flat bed by forklift and hand truck. Cleared damaged items and loaded freight.
Assisted in restraining violent and unruly patients. Monitored patient behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities. Safely transported patients to and from work sites. Maintained records and logs of man hours, materials and equipment used. Conducted internal security checks and distributed meals. Continually monitored dormitories for inappropriate activity. Supervised the meal distribution and observed patients during meals. Conducted pre-trip and post-trip equipment inspections of transport vehicles and equipment. Wrote daily reports that included recommendations for further treatment strategies and diagnostic efforts. Supervised inmates during meals, visits, recreation, telephone calls and shower time. Enforced resident behavior management system and wrote incident reports for infractions. Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and used physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly patients. Maintained correct physical head count at all times. Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications. Maintained a state of readiness and alertness for all assignments.
Trained and instructed subordinates and supported Infantry and Combat Engineers. Led a Combat Engineers team of 6 members in combat training, including providing tactical guidance. Patrolled areas and allowed restricted area access for authorized personnel. Located and disabled improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Supervised location, construction and concealment of infantry positions and equipment. Effective decision-maker in high-pressure environments.
Ypsilanti High School - Ypsilanti, Mi, USA High School Diploma: General Studies
Licensed Liquor Broker in GA and FL
Advertising, Marketing, Market Trend Researcher, Mentor, Proofreader, Publisher, Recruiter, Social Media Marketer, Brand Management, Brand/Business Development, Online Marketer, Problem Solver, Project Management skills, Strong Communication Skills, Team Player.
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