MUSIC PRODUCTION EVENT PLANNING BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Entertainment Industry Sales/Marketing Client/Customer Service A dynamic, innovative, bilingual/multilingual Music Production Professional with experience contributing to the success of high-profile projects for industry leaders within the entertainment industry. Strong technical skills with the ability to manage numerous projects at once and deliver on time, under budget, and above all expectations. Exceptional academic qualifications including a Bachelor of Business Administration combined with over a decade of industry experience. Talented administrator with strengths in organization, time management, and ensuring a high level of confidentiality while supporting executives. Strive in fast-paced environments which promote efficiency, creativity and teamwork. Confident in ability to always exceed customer expectations and become an integral part of projects.
SELECTED HIGHLIGHTS Excelled alongside high-profile members of the industry including Platinum and Grammy Award winning engineer/mixer Jason Goldstien, Platinum and Gold producers the Drum Majorz, Platinum and Grammy nominated producers Willie Clark, Platinum, Gold and Grammy Winning producer Chocolate Perry, Platinum producer Mark Thompson, platinum producer Superpowers, platinum artist Chyna Whyte, and Platinum and Grammy winning Producer "Bolo" Da Producer. Selected by BMI (ATLANTA) as a stand out producer due to consistently outstanding performance and strong work ethic. Chosen to assist the CEO in accounting, scheduling, equipment purchases, studio sessions, travel, A&R, publishing administration, and HR due to exceptional cross-functional expertise. Oversaw the publishing catalog and placed music in over 10 commercials and 5 countries, while exceeding all expectations working with major artists in the music industry including Beyonce, KC & the Sunshine Band, TK Records, Betty Wright, and Eminem. Integrated a variety of talent management methodologies to discover 500+ quality artists to audition nationwide for the upcoming season of NBCs hit show The Voice. Songs CORE COMPETENCIES Organizational Coordination Music Production/Publishing Strategic Market Planning Project Management Social Media/Networking Research/Metrics Promotions/Advertising Relationship Management Talent Management Executive Support Client/Customer Service Artists & Repertoire (A&R) Beats+For+Sale PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE PrettyBoyBeats / George Seals Music Publishing (BMI) Nashville, TN 2001 - Present Managing Director Ensure flawless coordination and execution of all legal, administrative, and executive duties. Collaborated with numerous industry-leading organizations and brands including MTV, Fox, and The Super Bowl. Developed innovative strategies and built key relationships in order to plan, organize and execute 5 major events as well as published over 100 songs. Constantly seek ways to streamline routine daily operations of the company, and have been directly responsible for its continued overall success. Utilized a variety of training and management methods to effectively supervise 10 employees in three cities. Excel alongside high-profile members of the industry including Platinum and Grammy Award winning engineer/mixer Jason Goldstien, Platinum and Gold producers the Drum Majorz, Platinum and Grammy nominated producers Willie Clark, Platinum, Gold and Grammy Winning producer Chocolate Perry, Platinum producer Mark Thompson, platinum producer Superpowers, platinum artist Chyna Whyte, and Platinum and Grammy winning Producer "Bolo" Da Producer. Selected by BMI (ATLANTA) as a stand out producer due to consistently outstanding performance and strong work ethic. Planned and forecasted staffing needs, assuring a strong team to maximize customer service efforts. Mastered multiple leadership roles including business acumen trainer, hiring and training coordinator, supervisor, customer assistant supervisor, operations manager, customer experience manager, customer solutions manager and sales manager. Utilized superior communications skills to motivate staff and develop effective working relationships with peers, executives and clients.
Mercy Lounge Nashville, TN 2011 – Present Independent Contractor, Event Assistant & Stagehand Successfully worked over 100 shows at multiple local venues, including The Cannery, Mercy Lounge, The Ryman Auditorium, Marathon Music Works, Exit Inn, Vans Warped Tour, River-Fest, Billboard Country Showcases & TMG and music festivals. Garnered extensive experience working all aspects of corporate events, weddings and private upscale events. Achieved over 100% increase in revenues by upselling clients: assisted in the company achieving record-breaking growth. Worked with outside vendors to ensure client needs are exceeded. Provided full-life cycle project management: took event from conception to completion. Provided crisis management during events and foreshadowed potential problems to eliminate before the event.
HitSongsRUs / Willie Clarke / Deep City Music Nashville, TN XXXX – XXXX Atlantic Records Atlanta, GA 2009 - 2011 Executive Assistant / Music Producer Chosen to assist the CEO in accounting, scheduling, equipment purchases, studio sessions, travel, A&R, publishing administration, and HR due to exceptional cross-functional expertise. Oversaw the publishing catalog and placed music in over 10 commercials and 5 countries, while exceeding all expectations working with major artists in the music industry including Beyonce, KC & the Sunshine Band, TK Records, Betty Wright, and Eminem. Planned numerous travel accommodations, interviewed / hired employees, ran social media, handled money drop offs, paid bills, planned schedule, ran meetings, and executed company vision while under strict deadlines and heavy workload. Utilized exceptional support and client relation skills to generate Over 100,000$ in profits, while fostering record-breaking client acquisition. Maintained CEO’s calendar – scheduled appointments, and planned and organized meetings, teleconferences and travel. Exercised negotiation skills to secure favorable terms and pricing agreements with vendors, hotels, caterers and other service providers, saving at least $XX annually. Improved office efficiency by implementing an electronic filing system which introduced additional time-saving measures. Monitored audio levels and production value to guarantee efforts aligned with artistic vision and goals. Used relationship build skills to secure artists and hire employees as needed. Suggested various production revisions and support recommendations by analyzing detailed compositional elements and instrument requirements.
The Voice Nashville, TN 2012 Assistant Talent Director Integrated a variety of talent management methodologies to discover 500+ quality artists to audition nationwide for the upcoming season of NBCs hit show The Voice. Reported directly to the talent producer and proactively assisted him in finding diverse new talent for selected cities & dates across the U.S. Reviewed all performer information, such as photos, resumes, voice tapes, videos, and union membership, to effectively decide whom to audition for parts. Read numerous scripts and conferred with producers to ascertain the exact types and numbers of performers required for a given production. Selected multiple performers for roles and submitted clear, concise lists of suitable performers to the producer for final selection. Auditioned and interviewed performers to match their attributes to specific roles or to increase the pool of available acting talent. Maintained complete talent files through multiple software solutions that included information such as performers' specialties, past performances, and availability.
EDUCATION Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN: 2010 Bachelor of Business Administration (GPA: List if over 3.3) Minor in Finance/Economics Relevant Coursework: List coursework taken (even include those you are planning on taking) Awards/Honors: List any awards, honors or big achievements Clubs/Activities: Publishing, Music Production, Dj College Events on Greek Row Relevant Projects: List 2-3 projects you have worked on
Tennessee Technological University, City, State Bachelor of Science Candidate) in Biochemistry (GPA: List if over 3.3) Clubs/Activities: Music Recording PrettyBoyBeats Certifications or Additional Education:
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS TECHNICAL SKILLS Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Publisher) / Pro Tools / Microsoft Visio / Microsoft SharePoint / Adobe Photoshop / Google Docs / Google Drive / Google Calendar Google Plus / QuickBooks / Dropbox / Salesforce / Printers / Fax Machines / Internet / Social Media / Scanners / Raisers Edge / Smart Office / Typing Speed: 65+ wpm
LANGUAGES List if bilingual or if multilingual
HONORS & AWARDS BMI Music 101: Building the Beat Workshop Atlanta, GA PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT List any here SELECTED PROJECTS Primate Goodfellaz (2012 Album) PrettyBoyBeats in Quad Studios A Room Producer, MTV Networks, Los Ángeles, CA & Nashville, TN - 2008 - 2011 Producer and Publisher, Lottsamama Music (BMI), Hialeah, FL - 2008 - Present Producer, Raw Deal Entertainment, Atlanta, GA – 2007 - 2011 Producer of Top40/Urban Beats, Robec Music Group, Houston, TX – 2007 - 2010 Producer & Audio Engineer, Broadcast Music, Inc., Nashville, TN - 2006 – Present