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Jason Longo

New Port Richey, FL, USA
727-271-0478
Mission: I will be supportive and caring to my friends, loved ones, and self.

Highly organized and outgoing professional with years of experience in marketing, project management, event planning, leadership, graphic design, web design and development, social network marketing, sales, grant writing, and editing. Sincerity, dedication, creativity, charisma, talent, and experience contribute to ongoing success.
Experience
Tampa, FL, USA
Dec 2010
Media Sales Consultant
• Perform exclusive sales functions for a successful regional magazine
• Represent the company at chamber of commerce and other networking events
• Develop successful outreach and opportunities for collaboration
• Deliver excellent customer service to current and potential advertisers
• Designed and manage www.PanacheVue.com and it's monthly updates
• Design ads and forms as needed
New Port Richey, FL, USA
Sep 2007
Marketing and Events Director
• Develop trademarked branding and packaging
• Manage marketing and logistics for over 50 annual events
• Create all websites, marketing, and social media campaigns
• Build partnerships and serve as liaison with retailers and event coordinators
Nutley, NJ, USA
Jan 2005
Creative Director
• Assisted with product design and patents
• Develop trademarked branding and packaging
• Create all websites, marketing, and social media campaigns
• Provide consultation on national sales initiatives and partnerships
New Port Richey, FL, USA
Jan 2000
Designer, Consultant, Visionary
• Develop social media and IT solutions
• Initiate collaboration and business partnerships
• Consult on career and business goals and objectives
• Provide excellent marketing, design, and web services
Tampa, FL, USA
Jan 1994Nov 2010
Assistant Director, Marketing/Communications
• Created and lead the premier marketing, communications, IT department
• Coordinated event budgets, marketing, registration, logistics/staff, and exhibits
• Coordinated/ assisted with hundreds of successful education events
• Evaluated marketing and event data to enable optimum strategic decisions
• Composed dozens of funded grant proposals for conferences and programs
• Developed and infused the branding for all regional communications
• Edited scholarly publications, including: grants, reports, manuals, and textbooks
• Purchased all technology and conducted regional faculty/staff training
• Sold all exhibition space and advertising opportunities
Bronx, NY, USA
Sep 2005May 2010
Co-Director, College of Business Administration - Service Learning
• Designed and managed an unprecedented service learning website
• Evaluated student performance and provided coaching
• Conducted all business from out-of-state, without any in-person contact
• Hired and coordinated University Graduate Assistant job functions
• Marketed the program to prospective students and professors
• Provided technical assistance and counsel to students
Tampa, FL, USA
Jan 1997Aug 2000
Marketing Specialist
• Assisted with the planning and marketing hundreds of University events
• Created websites and other marketing products for University departments
• Initiated the technology and service delivery to premier online textbook sales
• Photographed models and products for the USF Bookstore and other departments
• Produced ads, flyers, brochures, retail displays, and graphics on a daily basis
Education
Aug 1992May 1995
MA, Art Education
• Graduate Assistant
• Computer graphics/animation lab assistant
• Grant writing/event planning/report writing
• Teaching assistant
Upper Montclair, NJ, USA
Sep 1988May 1992
BA, Fine Art
• Sculpture
• Painting
• Drawing
• Printmaking
• Color Studies
• Computer Graphics
• Ceramics and Pottery

Activities and Societies: College Art Galleries - Employee
Languages
 
Spanish (Beginner), English (Native)
Skills
 
graphic design, web design, Team Leadership, presentation skills, Event planning, Sales, Management, Interviewing, Grant writing, Technical Training, Recruiting, WordPress, SEO, Social Media, marketing
Additional Information
Looking for contract and full-time work in marketing, event coordination, public relations, management, graphic/web design, and/or sales in the Tampa Bay area. I live in New Port Richey, FL.

Designer, Consultant, Visionary, Celestial Studios
• Graphic/Web design offers
• Marketing/Social media consulting offers

Media Sales Consultant, Panache Vue' Magazine
• Advertising opportunities
• Marketing solutions

Marketing and Events Director, Doggie Cakes
• Wholesale partnerships
• Local events
• Media

Interested In
• Career opportunities
• Consulting offers
• New ventures
• Job inquiries
• Expertise requests
• Business deals
• Reference requests
• Getting back in touch