Jillian Rossi

Freelance Song Writer, Singer, & More

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Location:Farmingdale, New York, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/jillianrossi
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$20
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I am a 21 year old Berklee College of Music graduate living in New York City. At Berklee I studied Songwriting and Musical Theater Writing and was noted for my talent in school and outside of it. I have 10 years of Vocal Performance and Songwriting experience. Some of my accomplishments and skills include:
- Solo performance at Fenway Park Stadium
- Multiple Shows at Berklee College of Music with my full band
- Winning Berklee's Annual Musical Theater Writing Contest "Curtain Up"
- Writing songs for myself & others at school and now full time
- Vocal production
- Top-lining beats

Education
BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC, Boston, MA
· Major: Songwriting
· Minor: Musical Theater Writing

JOHN F. KENNEDY HIGH SCHOOL, Bellmore, NY Experience

MUSIC & TALENT INTERN
Creative License
September 2017 – May 2020
September 2013 – June, 2017 June 2020 – August 2020
· Assist the Music & Talent Senior Director in identifying and securing the best fit of popular music, talent (celebrity, influencer, athlete, etc.) & intellectual property for blue chip brands’ advertising, marketing & PR campaigns
· Creating the Weekly Digest every Friday to keep the office staff up to date on new talent and music in the music and entertainment industries
· Celebrity and commercial history research

SOCIAL MEDIA ASSISTANT
Berklee Piano Department September 2019 – Present
· Help to develop brand identity and social media strategy for individual musicians, bands and other acts
· Assist with design and maintenance of artist website and social media interaction on Twitter,
Instagram, Facebook, etc.
· Advise and recommend design and branding artifacts for use on online and offline channels
INTERN/CAMPUS REPRESENTATIVE
Quadio Media April 2019 – May 2020
· Help scout local talent and music enthusiasts to be part of the Quadio online community
· Participate in weekly team meetings where creative marketing techniques are explained
· Being part of the “Brand Partnerships team” by reaching out to local businesses in my assigned region
to tell them about the benefits of partnering with Quadio
· Meet face to face with new talent, interested brands/investors, and enthusiasts to discuss Quadio’s goal

ARTIST, PERFORMER, CO-MANAGER
Jillian Rossi September 2017 – Present
· Manage all aspects of contracts, payment and performance logistics and execution
· Write and co-write original music and lyrics
· Design promotional materials such as flyers, posters, electronic press kit, and event materials
· Developed brand identity and social media strategy for band
· Design and maintain artist and band website and social media interaction
Notable Performances and Events
· Fenway Park, Boston, MA
· Good Morning Emerson TV, Boston, MA
· The Lilypad, Cambridge, MA

SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR
Self/Other Bands
· Berk Recital Hall, Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA
· Songwriters Squared, Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA · Wicked Willy’s, Bleecker St., New York, NY
June, 2017 – Present
· Help to develop brand identity and social media strategy for individual musicians, bands and other acts
· Assist with design and maintenance of artist website and social media interaction on Twitter,
Instagram, Facebook, etc.
· Advise and recommend design and branding artifacts for use on online and offline channels
· Make recommendations on design of promotional materials such as event flyers/posters, merchandise
(both for-sale and give-away) and electronic press kits
· Foster and develop clients via networking and word-of-mouth contacts

SERVER
Woody’s Wood Fired Pizza, Boston MA
E.B. Elliot’s Waterfront Restaurant & Bar, Freeport, NY Cafe Jaffa, Boston, MA
February, 2019 – May, 2019 May, 2018 – August, 2018 September, 2017 – December, 2017
· Interact with customers taking food and beverage orders and answering questions about menu items and ingredients
· Communicate daily specials and recommended dishes, upsold beverages, appetizers and desserts
· Relay orders to kitchen staff and entered orders into POS system
· Follow-up with diners throughout service to ensure food was prepared to their satisfaction and address
additional requests or needs
· Prepared tables by setting up linens, silverware, and glassware

HOSTESS
Tropix on the Mile, Freeport, NY May – August, 2017 & 2018
· Greet guests and seat patrons by escorting them to assigned table
· Coordinate and execute seating plan based on reservations, walk-in volume and wait staff capacity
· Accept, organize and prioritize reservations
· Address guest requests or complaints, and escalate major issues to manager

ASSISTANT COACH, PRE-K/KINDERGARTEN
All-American Gymnastics and Totnastics Too!, Bellmore NY December, 2016 – April, 2017
· Supported coaching staff during gymnastics learning activities for pre-K and Kindergarten students
· Supervised children during activities ensuring proper equipment use and child safety
· Assisted with preparation and execution of parties and other special events

MUSICAL DIRECTOR/COUNSELOR
Wee Friends Nursery School & Day Camp, Wantagh, NY June, 2016 – August, 2016
· Organized daily interactive musical activities for Pre-K and Kindergarten level children
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· Selected and reviewed song choices with Sr. Counselors and Educational staff
· Performed music and encouraged participation from children and staff throughout day and at key
events

COUNSELOR
Wee Friends Nursery School & Day Camp, Wantagh, NY June, 2015 – August, 2015
· Assisted in direction and supervision of daily camper activities
· Communicate with parents regarding child experiences and expectations
· Provided leadership to campers and acted as a role model throughout day and during all camp
activities, including cleanliness, rules, and sportsmanship