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  • Model ID: JLAUSA878320
  • Name : GHERAN KING
  • Gender : Male
  • City & State : San Antonio TX
  • Languages spoken and able to translate : English
  • Experience/ : Sales Professional,Demonstrator,Trade Show Model,Brand Ambassador,Market Manager

 

GHERAN O. KING
---PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS---

• Administration & Database Management
• Business Development, Lead Generation & B2B/B2C Sales
• Client Liaison & VIP/Courtesy Services
• Collaboration With Distributors, Wholesalers, Vendors & Venues
• Compere, Crowd Gatherer & Professional Emcee
• Contract Negotiation & Budget Management
• Data Capture/Collection & Client Recap/Reporting
• Demographic Analysis & Market Research
• Event Setup/Breakdown (Digital & Interactive Displays)
• Event Planning, Production & Management
• Food Handling & Safety Certification
• Guerrilla Marketing/Street Team Management
• Human Resource & Payroll Experience (ADP)
• Inventory Control, Product Distribution & Shipping/Receiving
• Management of Multiple Accounts, Projects & Promotional Teams
• Microsoft Excel, Office, Powerpoint & Word
• Mobile Tour Driving & Management Experience
• Multiple New Product Releases & Vehicle Launches
• Pay-Per-Click (PPC)-Google AdWords, Jumpfly & Jellyfish
• Proven Ability to Exceed Sales Goals & Quotas
• Reliable Transportation & Valid Driver’s License
• Retail Audits & Mystery Shopping Experience
• Search Engine Optimization (SEO/SEM) & Social Media Management
• Talent Recruiting, Staffing, On-Boarding & Training
• Tech Savvy (Digital Cameras, Laptops, Mobile Phones, Tablets)
• Texas Alcohol Board Certified (TABC)
• Use of Salesforce CRM, Google Docs, Dropbox, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
• Worked for Over Half of the Top 100 U.S. Promotional Agencies

 

Field Marketing Manager (San Marcos, TX)

Founded in 1995, Amazon was named after the world’s biggest river to complement its vision of it becoming the world's biggest bookstore. By 2000, the company had moved well beyond simply selling books, expanding into an online marketplace selling all sorts of goods and services. Currently, Amazon is the world’s largest global online retailer.

Responsibilities Included:

• Texas State University “Amazon: Textbooks On Your Terms" Promotion”
• Event Management (10 Brand Ambassadors)
• Registering Students for Online Sweepstakes Using Kindle Tablets,
• Venue Coordination (University, Professional Masseuse & DJ)
• Premium Distribution, Inventory Control & Setup/Breakdown (Interactive Games)

BBVA/COMPASS BANK (Activent Marketing)
Guerrilla Marketing Team Manager (Houston, TX)

BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc. (formerly Compass Bancshares) is a United States-based financial holding company, subsidiary of the Spanish multinational Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria since 2007. It is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, with US $65 billion in assets.

Responsibilities Included:

• NBA All-Star Weekend Promotion
• Street Team Management (20 Brand Ambassadors)
• Promoting Fan Participation in Twitter & Instagram #RealFan Sweepstakes
• Logistics, Sampling & Venue Coordination
• Data Collection, Inventory Control & Premium Distribution

CADILLAC/GM (All Terrain Productions/TBS Promotions)
Field Marketing Manager/Automotive Product Specialist (Austin/San Antonio, TX)

Cadillac is a division of US-based General Motors (GM) that markets luxury vehicles worldwide. Its primary markets are the United States, Canada, and China, but Cadillac-branded vehicles are distributed in 34 additional markets worldwide. By the time General Motors purchased the company in 1909, Cadillac had already established itself as one of America's premier luxury automotive companies.

Responsibilities Included:

• Vehicle Launch of Cadillac ATS
• Automotive Product Specialist (Cadillac ATS, CTS, SRX, XTS & Escalade)
• Venue Coordination & Contract Negotiations
• Team Management (Ten Promotional Models)
• Promoting Consumer Participation in the “Cadillac Challenge” Sweepstakes

CLUTCH MEDIA GROUP
Social Media Consultant (Nationwide)

Clutch Media Group is a collaborative non-profit organization that provides nationwide talent recruiting & staffing services for experiential agencies & independent contractors. CMG is currently one of the largest & fastest-growing free online promotional employment resources, which allows companies to connect directly with prospective event staff & marketing professionals.

Responsibilities Included:

• Talent Acquisition (Responsible for Recruiting Over 10,000 CMG Members)
• Nationwide Event Staffing
• Social Media Administration
• Event Management/Production
• New Business Development

DR PEPPER (Eventus LLC)
Field Marketing Manager (San Antonio, TX)

Dr Pepper was introduced nationally in the United States in 1904 as a new kind of “Soda Pop” made with 23 flavors. Its introduction in 1885 preceded the introduction of Coca-Cola by one year. This long-term mobile marketing campaign focused on connecting with Hispanic millennials in the San Antonio market.

Responsibilities Included:

• Event Planning/Production/Reporting
• Driving/Maintenance of Branded Vehicle
• Managing Promotional Talent/Sampling Team
• Venue Coordination/Scheduling
• Inventory Control/Receiving/Shipping

FRANK’S REDHOT SAUCE-MOBILE TOUR (8 Days a Week)
Tour Manager (Nationwide)

Frank's RedHot dates back to 1918 when pepper farmer Adam Estilette partnered with Jacob Frank in New Iberia, Louisiana to create a sauce perfectly spiced with the rich flavor of cayenne peppers. Two years later, in 1920, the first bottle of Frank's RedHot Sauce emerged from Estilette's pickling plant.

Responsibilities Included:

• Tour Manager (Three Months/12 Cities)
• Driving /Maintaining Branded RV & Trailer
• Managing Promotional/Sampling Team (6 Brand Ambassadors per Location)
• Data Collection, Photo Capture & Premium Distribution
• Daily Inventory/Reporting

MONTEJO BEER (Cardenas Marketing Network)
Production Manager (San Antonio, TX)

Montejo was named for the founding father of the city of Merida, Yucatan: Don Francisco de Montejo. Montejo was originally brewed exclusively with European malt and hops, and was actually born as a dark Vienna Lager before it became a Czech Pilsner. Montejo is a light to medium-bodied Mexican beer that maintains the perfect balance between crisp & smooth refreshing flavors

Responsibilities Included:

• VIP Event (Executed at San Antonio's Historic Sunset Station)
• Montejo Beer Product Launch
• Event Production Manager (15-Member Crew)
• Supervision of Setup/Breakdown Interactive Stage Displays & Sampling Stations
• Distributor/Venue/Vendor Coordination & Logistics

NERGIA (NAM Youth Marketing)
Market Manager (San Antonio, TX)

NERGIA is a natural energy shot made from the finest Seeds and Berries on the planet. NERGIA was created for health-conscious men and women that need a natural boost. If you have a hectic day ahead or if you need to prepare for challenges, hard work or going to the gym, NERGIA will give you the extra boost to power through the day. NERGIA has less than 20 calories per serving and is made without artificial sweeteners or preservatives.

Responsibilities Included:

• Talent Acquisition
• Event Staffing
• Guerrilla Marketing Team Management
• Venue Coordination/Scheduling
• Inventory Control/Receiving/Shipping

OTTERBOX (Mosaic Sales Solutions)
Training & Development Specialist (San Antonio, TX)

OtterBox is consistently the world's leading provider for mobile device protection. In addition to owning over 300 product patents, every OtterBox design is subjected to over 24 different tests, 1300 individual drops & over 238 total hours of testing. As part of the nationwide Certified Drop+Protection (CD+P) Program, I covered a territory that included 25 Best Buy, Radio Shack & Sprint stores.

Responsibilities Included:

• Training Sales Associates
• Product Demonstrations
• Merchandising
• Consumer Education
• Direct Consumer Sales (Average of Five Sales Per One-Hour Training Session)

I am a graduate of The University of Texas at San Antonio (Psychology/Marketing). My diverse professional background includes over nine years of successful Brand Management, Experiential Marketing, Promotional Modeling & Staffing experience. My professional ambition & personal integrity have allowed me to establish a bold reputation for exceeding goals by adopting solutions that are creatively efficient& by embracing my own personal expectation to consistently overachieve in every area of my professional development.

I have effectively represented iconic brands & global corporations such as AARP (Technology Coordinator), Amazon (Event Manager), AT&T (Field Manager), Bacardi, BBVA/Compass (Street Team Manager), Boost Mobile (Field Manager), Cadillac (Automotive Product Specialist), Chevrolet, Coca-Cola (Onsite Manager), Dodge (Automotive Product Specialist), Dr Pepper (Field Marketing Manger), Elevate Staffing (Recruiting/Staffing Consultant), ESPN (Actor), Frank’s Red Hot Sauce (Tour Manager), Ford (Automotive Product Specialist), GEICO (Onsite Manager), Gladiator Rock N' Run (Emcee), Google (Event Manger), Grand Marnier (Field Market Manager), Greyhound Express (Market Manager), H-E-B (Staffing Consultant), Jaguar (VIP Host), Kindle Fire (Field Marketing Manager), Metro PCS (Product Specialist), Microsoft (Event Manager), Montejo Beer (Production Manager), NBA Hoop Troop Tour (Emcee), Nike (Actor), Nissan (Dealership Assessor), Sabra Hummus (Tour Manager), Shell Gasoline (Field Manger), Social Konnect (Production Manager), Time Warner Cable (Field Manager), T-Mobile (Product Specialist), Toshiba (Mobile Ad Campaign), Toyota (Automotive Product Specialist), Treaty Oak Distillery (Regional Product Specialist), Trojan (Field Manager), Uber (Staffing Consultant), USAA (Field Manager), US Army (Event Specialist) and numerous others.

I am familiar with every aspect of event execution & management, and I possess the intuitive adaptability to meet all Client needs. Additionally, I have been responsible for the conceptual design, logistics & onsite execution of entire marketing campaigns, while managing staff responsibilities & coordinating the successful function of multiple teams. My positive energy & enthusiasm, along with my extensive professional experience & expertise, are invaluable assets to every marketing campaign, event production & specialized project that I am associated with.

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