Brian O'Neill

Experience Columbus Alive Columbus, OH
Music Critic / Writer Jan 2001 to Current
o Write and research stories for Weekly newspaper.
o Keep strict deadlines on all assignments.
o Responsible for all bookkeeping as a freelancer.
o Frequently utilize MS Office, Internet for research and HTML design.
o Book travel itineraries and make reservations.
o Maintain relationships with outside PR firms and record labels.

Sanctuary / CMC International Records Raleigh, NC
Midwest Promotion Manager / National Administrative Assistant Jan 1997 to Nov 2000
o Served as a national promotions assistant in addition to covering the Midwest.
o Designed and delivered weekly broadcast fax to 400+ radio recipients.
o Structured and maintained mailing and fax lists using Mail Merge in Word and WinFax.
o Coordinated all information between promotions department with all other departments.
o Designed all promotions artwork using Power Point, PageMaker and Quark.
o Supervised a staff of up to two interns concurrently.
o Maintained relationships with 100+ radio programmers.

Showtime Agency Raleigh, NC
Booking Agent Mar 1995 to Jan 1996
o Agent for national recording artists.
o Handled administrative tasks for finances and contracts.

Pipeline Records Hicksville, NY
Marketing and Publicity Coordinator Aug 1993 to Mar 1994
o Oversaw development of computer network to increase productivity among field staff.
o Solicited and secured stories in major music publications worldwide.
o Coordinated in-store play and display contests with chains and independent stores.

TVT Records New York, NY
Warehouse Manager Jan 1993 to Aug 1993
o Coordinated mailings and promotions between various departments.
o Worked closely with sales staff.
o Executed daily operations of shipping and receiving including supervision of all inventory.

Other Skills o Proficient in both PC and Mac operating systems.
o Knowledge of numerous Word Processing applications, including Word, Works and Word Perfect.
o Knowledge of numerous Spreadsheet applications including Excel and Lotus 123.
o Experienced in layout and design software such as Quark, PageMaker, and PhotoShop.
o Functional knowledge of HTML and web design.
o Typing to 50 WPM.

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