Jeff Meister

Freelance Radio Ad Salesperson & Voiceover Freelancer

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Location:New Jersey, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/jeffmeister
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Upright Citizens Brigade, New York, NY: Long Form Improvisation
ArtsQuest Lehigh Valley Sketch Writing-Stage and Screen
Dale Carnegie: Dale Carnegie Course and Sales Advantage
Member: Clear Channel Creative Services Group Voice Bank
Great Voice Company: Group Presentation and Voice-Over Skills
Home Grown Theater, New York, NY: Improvisation/Presentation Skills
Stand Up Comic
Sketch Comedy Writer
Stand Up Joke Writer
Radio Broadcasting
Voice Over
Improvisational Radio Sketch Comedy

Account Executive: Greater Media NJ WMGQ-FM /WCTC-AM Central NJ 1/14-6/14
• Marketing consultant with extensive experience in developing multi-touchpoint marketing and branding programs
• Proficient in actively prospecting through cold-calling, setting appointments, needs analysis, developing written and oral presentations, contract negotiations, closing new business sales, servicing existing clients, budgeting, forecasting and collections
• Exceptional creativity in providing successful events, promotions and marketing programs from conception through execution
• Work closely with General Sales Manager, Program Director, Promotions Director and agencies to craft advertising programs for clients, both new and existing

Account Executive: Connoisseur Media WPST-FM Central NJ/Philadelphia 11/07-10/13
• Doubled revenue performance after year one with high percentage growth in years following
• Marketing consultant with extensive experience in developing multi-touchpoint marketing and branding programs
• Proficient in actively prospecting through cold-calling, setting appointments, needs analysis, developing written and oral presentations, contract negotiations, closing new business sales, servicing existing clients, budgeting, forecasting and collections
• Exceptional creativity in providing successful events, promotions and marketing programs from conception through execution
• Work closely with General Sales Manager, Program Director, Promotions Director and agencies to craft advertising programs for clients, both new and existing

Account Executive: JS Blade Advertising Inc., Union, NJ 6/03–10/07
• Research, analyze and present media solutions and develop and manage client advertising budget to maximize return on client investment
• Create customized advertising campaigns. Analyze demographic and geographic data; prepare advertising schedules, promotional plans, sales literature, proposals, and sales contracts
• Negotiate cable, radio, outdoor, print and internet with NY/NJ media vendors

Account Manager/Consultant: JS Blade Advertising Inc., Union, NJ 8/99–6/03
• Worked directly under Co-Owner/Vice President to manage multiple agency accounts from inception to completion under tight deadlines; built rapport and strengthened and maintained customer relationships
• Wrote and proofread TV and radio commercial copy and press releases and performed radio and TV voice-overs as needed
• Worked closely with Art Director to create concepts for powerful advertising and promotional campaigns

RADIO BROADCASTING EXPERIENCE

Freelance Radio Personality: United Stations Radio Network, New York, NY 2000–2001
• Performed improvisational radio sketch comedy for various morning radio shows nationwide

On-Air Radio Personality: Greater Media NJ WHDA-FM 1999–2000
• Performed on-air live broadcast for the 10am-3pm and 3pm-8pm shifts
• Increased listenership and station visibility via coordinating live remote broadcasts with clients and listeners
• Coordinated on-air radio promotions and contests with listeners and produced radio commercials

On-Air Radio Personality: Nassau Broadcasting WRDR-FM 1998–1999
• Performed on-air broadcast for the 7pm-12am and 10 am-3 pm shifts
• Created and read live radio commercials, sponsorships and tags and wrote promotional advertising copy for broadcast

On-Air Radio Personality: Connoisseur Media WRKT-FM 1997–1998
• Performed on-air live broadcast for the 7pm-12am shift
• Increased station visibility while increasing business for clients via on-location appearances
• Performed and produced commercial voice-overs
• Coordinated radio promotions and contests on-air with listeners
• Created and read live radio commercials, sponsorships and tags for broadcast

EDUCATION & AFFILIATIONS

University of Pittsburgh 1996
BA: Communications; Minor: English Writing



President, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity 1993–1994
• Delegated responsibilities, motivated members to reach and complete goals and conducted weekly meetings
• Served as an Administrator for community services, member education, risk management and social programming and as a Member of the Pennsylvania Chi-Omicron Housing Corp. Board of Directors

SPECIALTIES

Marketing, branding, digital marketing, copywriting, script writing, retail marketing programs, creative conception, sales planning, budgeting, forecasting, interactive advertising, event planning, promotions, consumer behavior measurement and analysis, proficient in PPT, Excel, Word, Arbitron Tapscan, Scarborough, Marketron.
Skills (2) Rating
Radio Ad Sales
Voiceovers