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Jason Miller Cellular: 323.810.9794 • email@example.com Summary of Qualifications OVERVIEW Offering successful and documented broad international experience with “A list” talent, agents, production executives, publicists, attorneys, record labels, television networks, concert promoters, reporters, and additional media, film and television industry professionals. Conduct executive promotional management and support in national and international entertainment environments, planning and directing events, coordinating media promotions, reviewing and approving proposals, creating and implementing marketing plans, and high-level contract negotiations. EXPERTISE Consistently recognized by media/entertainment industry executives, celebrities, producers, and publicity executives for detail-oriented management style, successful execution of projects, and in-depth knowledge of media/entertainment industry protocol. Communication skills include designing and delivering effective pitches and presentations, developing publicity materials, and fostering productive relationships with executives, VIPs, talent, technical staff, venue managers, the media, and the public. ¨ Proven Media/Entertainment Industry Expertise ¨ Achievement of Top Client Revenues ¨ Creative Talent Development Success ¨ Cultivation of Key Client Relationships ¨ High-Level Contract Negotiations ¨ Coordination with VIP Decision-Makers ¨ Strong Budgeting & Finance Skills ¨ Proposal Development & Pitch Experience ¨ Event Planning & Tour Logistics ¨ Talent Buying, Promotion & Venue Management EXPERIENCE Founder / Owner; 2007 to Present J INC.; Hollywood, California Duties & Responsibilities: ♦ Currently own and operate a full service entertainment consulting and artist management company with primary responsibility for managing and buying talent, event planning and production, publicity/PR, advertising, logistics, and contract negotiation. Serve as business counsel to assist clients in achieving entertainment career goals, including coordination with publicists, attorneys, accountants, record labels, television networks, concert promoters, agents, reporters, and venue managers. Supervise client appearances at video and photo shoots, tours, press lines, and interviews, create and implement publicity campaigns for talent clients, oversee record label relations, coordinate album cover design issues, review endorsement proposals, and pitch clients to media outlets. ♦ Executive event producer for public and private events in major national and international venues across 4 continents, including Kennedy Center and Royal Albert Hall. Assisted the second largest African media company in organizing the first ever Nigerian business and political summit in New York City, with guest speakers including Henry Kissinger, members of the U.S. State Department, and other world dignitaries. Key Accomplishments: ♦ Achieved the most significant single-day artist bill in the history of the African continent with single day attendance up to 15,000. Attendees included heads of state, political and social visionaries, and “A list” artists. ♦ Negotiated artist performance contract for Aerosmith on behalf of the Lili Claire Foundation, the largest ever-fundraising event for client to date. Event resulted in national exposure for the charity as well as raised the bar for all future charity fundraising events in Las Vegas. ♦ Management clients achieved dramatic success with top radio charting in various international markets and gained vastly improved exposure and significantly increased earnings, including rock bands Social Code (Top 15 hit in Canada) and The Higher (Top 10 hit in Japan). ♦ Attended major national and international events on behalf of clients, including ILMC (London), SWSX (Austin), MTV Europe Music Awards (Rome), MTV Music Video Awards (LA), American Music Awards (LA), Grammys (LA), CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival (NY), Mercedes Benz Fashion Week (LA & NY), Coachella Festival (Indio, CA), Mt. Fuji Festival (Japan), Thisday Music & Fashion Festival (Lagos, Nigeria), B.E.T. Awards (LA), NFL Super Bowl (San Diego, Atlanta, Phoenix), LA Film Fest (LA), Pollstar Concert Industry Consortium (LA). Jason Miller Résumé, Page 2 EXPERIENCE International Agent; 1995 to 2006 (continued) CREATIVE ARTISTS AGENCY (CAA); Beverly Hills, California Duties & Responsibilities: ♦ Served primarily as a music/tv crossover agent with an emphasis on the international market. Negotiated multi-million dollar contracts in all aspects of the client careers with a focus on touring, sponsorship, radio, and personal appearances. Coordinated and approved marketing collateral and ad campaigns, developed relationships with international and domestic buyers/sponsors, created tour schedules, and maximized revenue while minimizing expense. Key Accomplishments: ♦ Client portfolio included Beyonce, Stevie Wonder, Kanye West, Magic Johnson, Jimmy Fallon, Katherine McPhee, Maroon 5, and Jennifer Love Hewitt. Conducted business travel to U.K., Europe, Canada, Japan, and Africa. Successfully negotiated and closed deals in over 30 countries across 6 continents, developing the careers of younger and emerging clients while setting the highest standards for more established clients. ♦ Increased gross bookings each year served to a career high of nearly $50 million. Initiated CAA’s International Urban Music Division and increased gross bookings from zero to $30 million. ♦ Key agency liaison in fostering international development of artist Beyonce from club performer to one of the highest grossing performing artists worldwide. ♦ Achieved dramatic results with clients Kanye West, Maroon 5, and Good Charlotte, resulting in career growth and enhanced financial earnings in foreign markets. ♦ Negotiated largest terrestrial radio contract for a non-radio personality (David Lee Roth) in history, leading to increased media exposure and launch of one of 2007-8’s most successful concert tours, Van Halen. ♦ Selected by CAA to serve as Corporate Marketing Division music representative for Coca-Cola, Starwood Resorts, and Visa. ♦ Served on CAA team that won “Agency of the Year” honors, from an industry trade magazine, three years consecutively. EVENT PRODUCTION CREDITS ♦ 2011 Jakarta, Indonesia, Java Jazz Music Festival featuring Santana, George Benson, etc. ♦ 2010, Jakarta, Indonesia, Java Rockin’ Land Festival featuring The Smashing Pumpkins, Stereophonics, Dashboard Confessional, etc. ♦ 2010 Las Vegas, NV, Nevada Wild Fest featuring Montgomery Gentry, Kenny Rogers, Lonestar, etc. ♦ 2009, Jakarta, Indonesia, Java Rockin’ Land Festival featuring Third Eye Blind and regional talent. ♦ 2008, Washington D.C., Kennedy Center, THISDAY Music and Fashion Festival featuring John Legend, Jay Z, and top fashion models and designers. ♦ 2008, Nashville, TN, Ryman Auditorium - Sam Moore and Friends Benefit Concert featuring Wynonna, Travis Tritt, Jo Dee Messina, and Lorrie Morgan. ♦ 2008, Lagos, Nigeria, THISDAY Dome - 13th Annual THISDAY Awards featuring Erykah Badu, Lionel Richie and the former Prime Minister of France Dominique de Villepin and former Prime Minister of Australia John Howard. ♦ 2007, Lagos, Nigeria, THISDAY Events Center - 2nd Annual THISDAY Music Festival featuring Shakira, John Legend, Rihanna, Kelly Rowland, and Ne-Yo. ♦ 2007, Lagos, Nigeria, Muson Centre - 12th Annual THISDAY Awards featuring Diana Ross and former President of Mexico Vicente Fox. ♦ 2007, Las Vegas, NV, Mandalay Bay Events Center - 5th Annual Concert for Lili Claire featuring Aerosmith, hosted by Jason Alexander of Seinfeld. EDUCATION Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY; Syracuse, New York Major: Communications Honors & Activities: Dean’s List-Multiple Semesters, Syracuse University Campus Concert Committee, On-Air Broadcast DJ for WPJZ Radio Station, Sports Agent Internship, Concert Promoter, Talent Agent, Carrier Dome Catering Manager (Managed event staff of 300+) **Currently enrolled in the Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) program via UCLA and National University of Singapore. Part time studies include international segments across the Asian continent.
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