October 25, 2011

Adam Belanger: He's going places

My son Adam will graduate from college in May, and he's already begun his job search -- no flies on this kid. Allow me to hijack my blog in order to post his resume. Adam's looking for a professional entry-level position in sales/marketing/promotion/business development/customer service/sales support. Feel free to share this post with anyone who might be looking to add a smart, hard-working, entrepreneurial people person to their team:

Adam Belanger
Belanger.ad@gmail.com; 508-269-5347; 278 Parker Hill Ave., Boston, MA 02120

Northeastern University, Boston, MA expected May 2012
Candidate for Bachelor of Science in Music Industry, Business Administration minor
Courses in marketing, organizational behavior, accounting, financial management, business law
Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity: mentored new members as Sigma Coordinator; delegate to North American Inter-Fraternity Leadership Academy and Carlson Leadership Academy; organize and execute semi-annual retreats, Coach, Mission Hill Little League Cardinals; do fundraising/community service

Huntington Wine and Spirits/K & R Concessions, Boston, MA March 2009 – present
Sales Associate/part-time Manager
Assist in all phases of operation for family-owned liquor store and catering enterprise
Interact with and serve hundreds of customers, vendors and distributors on weekly basis
Handle cash and credit transactions; make bank deposits; monitor/ensure ID compliance
Secure and close store; handle supplier and distributor deliveries, inventory and stocking
Recruit, train and supervise new employees; represent company at vendor events

Impact Relations Music Promotion, Boston, MA May 2009 - present
Founder, Director, Entrepreneur
Own and run company promoting album releases and tours
Have executed publicity campaigns for over 30 shows, resulting in capacity turnout
Secured repeat business from satisfied clients and new business through client referrals
Write and distribute hundreds of press releases to online, print and radio media, resulting in interviews and reviews for clients
Write and publish artist promotion blog: received work from and promoted over 300 artists
Use social media extensively to discover, promote and communicate with artists, press and public

Nimbit, Inc., Framingham, MA January - June 2011
Marketing Intern at company providing promotional services to musicians
Maintained marketing databases and executed direct marketing campaigns
Tracked website performance, updated web pages, improved SEO, wrote HTML newsletters
Contributed to company’s social media and blog
Researched competitors and potential new business models and services

Victaulic Company, Mansfield, MA May - August 2008 & Jan. - July 2010
Office and Warehouse Intern at New England distribution center of world's leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining products
Managed high volume, time-sensitive distribution of materials between branch, corporate office, customers and sales staff
Handled inventory control, database management, billing and sales support
Worked in warehouse on shipping and delivery; earned forklift operator certification

Planetary Group, Boston, MA January - July 2009
Press Department Intern at music marketing company
Assisted with publicity campaigns for artists' albums and tours, wrote press releases, managed press clips.
Interviewed artists and wrote posts for company blog and interacted with media writers and editors

Other: Employed since age 13 at retail stores, marina, restaurants, band manager; world travel - have visited over 25 countries and 27 U.S. states; basic Spanish skills; licensed boat operator, enjoy basketball, snowboarding, golf; hard-working, responsible, reliable, self-starter, entrepreneurial, people and results-oriented