Socially Savvy Marketing Enthusiast & Human Swiss Army Knife
Marketing and Advertising | Greater Atlanta Area, US
Jay has more than 10 years experience in business, marketing, customer service and retail services (Certified in Customer Service by the National Retail Federation, 2004). Formerly a Supervisor at Barnes and Noble, he was employed by Virginia Bionutrients (VABION) since January 2008. Jay has developed and maintained multiple accounts with companies including Amazon, Bodybuilding.com, GNC-Rite Aid, Smoothie King, and The Vitamin Shoppe.
Since working with VABION, Jay has worked in the content development and management, marketing, and developed and promoted more than six websites. Great at customer relations, Jay has been able to form partnerships with Brooks Running, Feetures, FitSok, Fuel Belt, Gnu Foods, Lara Bar, Natures Way and SmartWool.
From 2009 until January 2013, Jay was a Partner at The Hardwicke Group, serving as Program Development and Project Manager for small business accounts including healthcare, non-profit, political, and small business clients. As a Client Solutions Manager, Jay directed and implemented blogs, e-mail, social media training, and PR and social media campaigns by developing effective messaging and content then leveraging the content over multiple social network channels.
Graduating from an Interactive Marketing Manager to an Account Manager at Swarm (2013-2016), Jay wore multiple hats, but as an AM, he inherited the experience for overseeing multiple client accounts, ensuring communication was funneled through his clients to team members to deliver and exceed client expectations. In tandem, Jay supported day-to-day execution of client's digital marketing strategies and social campaigns.
Jay is now finding his next career opportunity in his mission to offer his marketing experience and bring business change and social influence.
Jay is a graduate from Virginia Commonwealth University - School of Business with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration and Management in Richmond, VA.