||Mar 28, 2012
||Aug 09, 2006
31 years old
Greensboro, North Carolina, US
MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/austynking
Hello to all! Thanks for stopping by to check out my portfolio. I am interested in fashion, promotional and commercial work (print and/ or television), as well as hosting and emcee work. I have runway and extensive promotional and print experience. I am currently working in both North Carolina (and surrounding states) as well as in Las Vegas, NV. Please contact me via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or this site if you would like to work together.
I am professional, punctual, and do my best at every shoot or event to give the client all that I can. I believe that nothing is worth doing unless you are going to give 110%. I apply this theory not only to modeling but to life in general. I have a very determined and competitive spirit.
Feel free to ask for references, I can provide them ASAP. You can also read my tags below and see the comments from a few people with whom I have worked in the past. Look forward to working with some of you in the future!
Recent Work Experience includes:
Churchill's Cigar Bar
Palms Naughty Nighty Nights
El Tunel Magazine
El Tunel Website
First Liberty Mortgage
Runway Experience, Fitness Modeling, and Improv Acting Experience
Promotions: Events, Trade Shows, and Street Teams
2008 to Present, Emcee/ Brand Ambassador, Triad Seminole Club, Triad, NC.
Emcee all club events, including game-watching parties, pregame tailgates, alumni receptions. Assist with planning and executing all club events. Responsible for scholarship raffle sales at all events.
September, 2010, to Present, Event Manager/ Product Specialist, Your Carolina Ford, NC and SC.
Perform set-up and tear-down at each event. Manage event and staff on-site to ensure maximum consumer interaction. Provide consumers information about on-site vehicles and encourage consumers to provide lead information. Work closely with client to adapt and improve program ongoing. Complete post-event reports, expense reports, and time sheets to ensure prompt payment of event staff.
August, 2010, to Present, Emcee/ Host/ DJ, Team Trivia, Salisbury, NC.
Emcee and host weekly trivia events at restaurants and bars to increase patronage during historically slower business times. Encourage league participation to increase weekly attendance. Update playlist weekly and include personal requests.
August, 2010, Brand Ambassador, Chevy, Charlotte, NC.
Encouraged concert attendees to complete lead-generating brand survey. Ensured all surveys were complete and accurate. Exceeded daily goal.
August, 2010, Brand Ambassador, Chevy, Greensboro, NC.
Assisted consumers in completing brief lead-generating survey. Encouraged participation to reach pre-determined goals. Exceeded daily goal.
June, 2010, Brand Ambassador, Wahl, Charlotte, NC.
Encouraged consumers to visit exhibit and participate in contest. Managed game and promotional product giveaways.
March, 2010, Dealership Assessor, Chrysler/ Morpace, Statewide NC.
Traveled to dealerships and completed assessments, including photographs and surveys.
November, 2008, Brand Ambassador, Liberty Mutual, Chapel Hill and Winston-Salem, NC.
Approached fans and provided commemorative photographs. Exceeded daily goals and was part of two-person team that generated the most fan photographs during the events.
October, 2008, Brand Ambassador, JVC, Martinsville, VA.
Provided key brand information, assisted with brand giveaways.
September, 2008, Brand Ambassador / Emcee, UR Votes Count, Greensboro, NC.
Assisted teens in casting votes in mock election. Performed as emcee utilizing mall-wide PA system to draw patrons to display. Provided multiple on-camera interviews for local news stations.
August, 2008, Brand Ambassador, Seinfeld Tour, Raleigh, NC.
Interacted with consumers, encouraged them to participate in the Seinfeld experience, assisted with event set-up and take-down.
June through August, 2008, Brand Ambassador, Marlboro, Charlotte, NC.
Approached consumers and performed surveys after confirming target audience.
June, 2008, Team Leader, WiiFit Experience, Charlotte, NC and Atlanta, GA.
Ensured all staff present and properly trained. Scheduled breaks, assigned work stations, completed all post-event paperwork and time sheets.
May, 2008, Model, WiiFit Experience, Charlotte, NC.
Demonstrated game system to consumers, assisted consumers in experiencing the game system first-hand.
May, 2008, Team Leader, Spiral Frog, Greensboro, NC.
Managed brand ambassadors at concert event, passed out client flyers to concert goers, photographed event, completed all post-event paperwork.
October, 2007, through May, 2008, Model Manager and backup emcee, Old Spice Exhibit at NASCAR events, Nationwide.
Interviewed, booked and scheduled talent, provided training prior to each event, handled all talent-related issues during each event, completed all event-related paperwork and time sheets, and invoiced customer. Performed as emcee, drawing consumers to exhibit and providing entertainment to keep consumers at the exhibit. Taped multiple on-camera spots for on-track spectator viewing.
March, 2008, Brand Ambassador, Crocs, Martinsville, VA.
Approached consumers and completed brand-related surveys. Exceeded daily goals.
January, 2008, Brand Ambassador, Chevy, Bassmaster Expo, Greensboro, NC.
Provided brand messaging to consumers, encouraged consumers to complete brand-related surveys, performed product giveaways. Exceeded event goals.
2007 through 2008, Miller Lite âMiller Girl,â Triad, NC.
Approached consumers and completed surveys with target audience. Played games and trivia contests to facilitate product giveaways.
August, 2007, Axe Angel and On-Site Manager, Charlotte, NC.
Encouraged target audience to sample and purchase product. Completed all event documentation and post-event paperwork.
August, 2007, Team Leader, IH Caffey Distributing Company Beer Promotional Team, Greensboro, NC.
Located, interviewed, and hired team members. Scheduled team members for events, supervised all events. Encouraged consumers to sample products. Facilitated games to draw attention to brand and enable consumer participation.
August through November, 2007, Team Leader, Nicorette at NASCAR events including Watkins Glen, Bristol, Martinsville, Charlotte, and Atlanta.
Supervised team during events, managed all communication between on-site management and agency. Interacted with consumers, took souvenir photos for race fans.
August, 2007, Brand Ambassador, Microsoft Zune, Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre, Charlotte, NC.
Encouraged concert goers to demo new product. Provided brand messaging and product information.
July through August, 2007, Brand Ambassador/ Promotional Model, Office Depot Grand Opening Event, Winston-Salem, NC.
Traveled to area businesses to encourage store incentive club sign-up. Provided giveaways to promote brand awareness. Exceeded event goals.
July, 2007, Brand Ambassador, Chevrolet at Buckmaster Expo, Greensboro, NC.
Provided positive brand messaging to show attendees. Completed brand-related surveys. Exceeded event goals.
July, 2007, Lingerie Model at Naughty Nighty Nights, The Palms, Las Vegas, NV.
Attended event and interacted with party guests.
July, 2007, Promotional Model, NOS at Hot Import Nights, Charlotte, NC.
Provided product samples to show attendees. Took photographs with consumers, provided positive brand messaging.
June, 2007, Promotional Model, Wendy's Great Taste Tour, Greensboro, NC.
Provided samples and gift cards to consumers. Encouraged consumers to participate in brand-related games.
June, 2007, Promotional Model, Quilted Northern at Susan Komen Race for the Cure, Raleigh, NC.
Provided positive brand message to race attendees. Provided donation information, assisted with games and giveaways.
June, 2007, Promotional Model, JVC Focus On Tour, Charlotte, NC.
Interacted with event attendees, provided brand information and assisted with giveaways.
May, 2007, Promotional Model, Chevrolet at Dale: The Movie premieres, Statewide NC.
Provided red carpet experience for movie premiere attendees. Assisted with product giveaways and event set-up and take-down.
April through May, 2007, Promotional Model, Goodwrench at Dale: The Movie premieres, Statewide NC.
Provided red carpet experience for movie premiere attendees. Assisted with product giveaways.
January, 2007, Lead Promotional Model, Suncom, Greensboro, NC.
Managed event staff, assisted with product giveaways at radio station event, photographed event and completed post-event paperwork.
October, 2006, Promotional Model, Craftsman Tools, Martinsville, VA.
Interacted with race attendees, encouraged them to play games, and assisted with tech support and product giveaways.
September, 2006 through February, 2007, Promotional Model, Greensboro Auto Auction, Greensboro, NC.
Provided buyers with vehicle sales paperwork, assisted buyers as needed.
October, 2006, Hostess, Drexel Heritage Event for Furniture Market, High Point, NC.
Interacted with event attendees, acted as cocktail waitress during event.
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