Resume For Ryan Procopio BA in Communications Rhode Island

by Ryan Procopio
(Providence, RI)

Ryan J. Procopio
38 Brentwood Dr.
Rumford, RI 02916
Rhode Island College Providence, RI
B. A. in Communications May, 2007
Community College of Rhode Island Warwick, RI
General Studies- Associates Degree May, 2004
• Working knowledge of computer programs such as Adobe Indesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop,
Microsoft Office and SAP
Work Experience
MarketingSherpa Warren, RI
Event Manager January 2009- Present
• Managed all events nationally, internationally and virtually
• Negotiated contracts with hotels for various workshops
• Provided support for speakers for all large scale conferences
• Provided support for sales of sponsorships and deliverability’s for conferences
• Maintained positive relationships with outside vendors
• Traveled for On-site management of events
• Created sponsor packages for possible exhibitors using Adobe Creative Suite
• Created BEO and Food and Beverage orders for all events
• Researched possible event locations and inquired for RFP’s
• Graphic design and html for weekly updates made to the companies landing page
General Contract for Rumford, RI
Graphic Design Projects April 2007- Present
• Created a fully functioning HTML CD with Dreamweaver, and Illustrator for EH publishing to send to their vendors
• Created a three fold informative hand out using Indesign, Photoshop for Woodlawn catholic Regional
• Made a fully functioning press kit for a local band
International Business Communications Westborough,
Conference Coordinator May 2007- February 2008
• Provided support for speakers on assigned IBC USA large scale conferences
• Managed and maintained forecasting and feasibility of conference budgets
• Collected and sorted conference documents that arrived daily for conferences
• Managed the production and distribution of all conference documents
• Maintained positive relationships with outside vendors
• Traveled for On-site coordination of conferences as well as registration
• Created post conference website with updated presentations
• Provided reimbursement to speakers
• Shipped all materials that were needed onsite from the office to conference location
• Designed templates for the conference evaluations, and the evaluation tabulation sheets
• Designed new conference CD format
Hasbro Inc. Pawtucket, RI
Intern- Corporate Communications June- August, 2006
• Worked with the Public Relations team for various promotional events
• Wrote press releases concerning Hasbro products and policy
• Wrote for an internal newsletter concerning company functions
• Contributed to the company news magazine
• Updated the company’s intranet web site, with daily news articles
• Worked with all graphics that were uploaded to the intranet site
• Organized and gather information for the media regarding the company’s conventions and media events.
Providence Bruins Providence, RI
Intern - Marketing Department January - April, 2004
• Worked hands on with the Marketing team through various promotional events
• Informed patrons of different ticket packages and the benefits of them Tried to sell season tickets, or flex passes,
which gave the patron a certain amount of tickets, they could use throughout the year.
• Expected to work night and day games participating in promotional activities with fans
• During regular office hours, provided customer service to ticket holders and continually updated mailing list data base
Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts Mansfield, MA
Stage Crew May, 2000 - 2006
• Local crew for national touring companies
• Assemble large scale production stage; build technical lighting and professional audio for performance
East Providence Community Chorus East Providence, RI
Administrative Assistant September, 2000 - 2006
• Daily involvement with organization of musical production through advertisement, stage creations, and assembly
• Contributed to formation, creation and marketing of various Choral album recordings
• Assist soliciting community funds through development projects; contributed ideas to publications and advertising scheme
Rick’s Music World Seekonk, MA
Drum Instructor January, 2001 - August, 2003
• Instructed up to 10 students weekly in musical advancement
• Sales and Customer Service experience through presence on store sales floor

Rhode Island College
• Worked with a nonprofit agency called Refocus, created a informative brochure. Work alongside company to get the correct
target market.
“2005 and 2006 Communications Talent Award” May, 2005 & May, 2006
• Award given to the student who best used the communication skills acquired through courses at Rhode Island College on an
independent project.
• 2005 Submission based upon a musical record album released under an independent record label founded by myself and materials supporting my successful marketing execution.
• 2006 Submission based upon a press kit I wrote and assembled.

Ryan J. Procopio
201 Westbrook Drive E7
Carrboro, NC 27510

Bob Lorum
499 Main Street
Warren, RI 02885
(401) 247-7355, ext 131

Aimee L. Croke
Events Director
499 Main Street
Warren, RI 02885
401-247-7355 x104

Hope Hopkins
Membership Content Manager
499 Main Street
Warren, RI 02885

Elizabeth Gormley
Director at Informa - IBC Life Sciences
One Research Drive,
Westboro, MA 01581
(508) 616-5550

Brian Kaczor
International Business communications
Director of Operations
One Research Drive,
Westboro, MA 01581
(508) 616-5550

Kevin Belanger
Director of Sales
Shepard Exposition Services
1531 Carroll Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
404.720.8610 Office
678.410.5565 Cell

Kristen Schott
Sales Executive
IBC USA Conferences
One Research Drive,
Westboro, MA 01581

Gail Carvelli
Director, strategy/content

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