Cara Gibson.


PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Accomplished and energetic Account Executive/Producer with 8 years of experience in marketing & advertising for a number of ground-breaking advertising agencies in the New York City and New Jersey area. In the past 3 years, Cara has taken up Business Development Manager and Director roles in creative and tech agencies from New York to Los Angeles. Cara is an ex-NCAA volleyball player, turned competitive powerlifter in 2013. With her new love for strength and fitness combined with a life-long love for sports, Cara decided to combine her hobbies with her passion for all thing advertising and branding.


SKILLS

Analytical Application | Blog Strategy| Brand Strategy | Business Development | Business Plan Wariting | Client Service | Consulting| Content & CMS Strategy | Contract & SOW Writing | Digital Advertising | Franchise Marketing | Interactive Marketing | Lead Development | Mobile App Execution | Mobile Website Execution | Project Management | RFP MAnagement | SEO & SEM | Social Media Integration | Trend Research | User Generated Content Strategy | Website Execution


EXPERIENCE

 

Business Development Director (East Coast) - TypeLab

Newport Beach, CA

 

Business Development & Operations (Search & Data Science) 

Producer, Integrated - Publicis New York

 

Producer, Digital - McGarryBowen New York, NY

 

Producer, Digital - Nickelfish Interactive Design & Marketing 

Mendham, NJ
 

Account Executive - St. Jacques Marketing Morristown, NJ

 

Public Relations Intern - Centenary College Hackettstown, NJ

 

[Self-Employed] - NetGen Social Marketing Oxford, NJ  

 

Intern - Trident Branding Group

New York, NY


EDUCATION

PhD Business Innovation & Strategy (current)

Capella University – Minneapolis, MN

MBA: Management & Global Business (completed)

Bachelor of Science: Marketing & Journalism (completed)

Centenary College – Hackettstown, NJ

Graduate Assistantship Program – IT Dept.


Scholarships & Recognitions:

All-Academic Student Athlete | Athletic Dept. | Cyclone Award | Business Department Grant | Community Service Excellence Grant | Dean's List | First Year Leader Grant | Richard A. Dennis Scholarship | Student Government Senator | Students in Free Enterprise Scholarship

 

Athletic Summary

2007-2010: All-Academic, Centenary University Women's Volleyball

2015: RPS New Jersey State Female Open 165lb class AM Raw Modern Deadlift Record (345lbs, Top 20 Lifter Ranking)

2016: RPS Top 20 Current Lifter Ranking Female Open 181lb class AM Raw Modern Deadlift & Total

2016: RPS New Jersey State Female Open 165lb class AM Raw Modern Deadlift Record (360lbs, Top 20 Lifter Ranking)

2016: RPS New Jersey State Female Open 165lb class AM Raw Modern Total Record (755lbs, Top 20 Lifter Ranking)

2016-2017: RPS Top 20 Current Lifter Ranking Female Open 148lb class AM Raw Modern Deadlift