Jordan Golson

+1.617.314.7952

jlgolson@gmail.com

 

Summary

 

Currently seeking a full-time, permanent position in Chicago, Boston or NYC. Work experience in a variety of fields including several years in media and internet consulting and 5+ years in retail sales and management. Extensive customer service and sales/retail experience, Movable Type, blog creation and marketing, and internet ad sales. Is also available for blog and website consultation and development.

 

Job Experience

 

            Contract/Per Diem Work (06/04 - Present)

               TheStormTrack.com

                  Producer and co-contributor on a weatherblog that has had nearly

                  1.5m unique visitors in under a year. Google Rank: 6

 

               TuckerMax.com

Site builder for Tucker Max's network of 8+ websites. Integrated existing

content and site design into Movable Type framework for easy updating and maintenance of sites. 1.2m+ unique visitors/month. G Rank: 6

 

               HuffingtonPost.com

Managed biographical information for 300+ contributors to a group blog. Moderated discussion and posting of news articles. G Rank: 7

                       

               Cheese and Crackers - jlgolson.blogspot.com      

Founder of video/political blog. C&C was one of the first sites to host amateur video from the Boxing Day tsunami and earthquake in December 2004 and has had more than 5 million unique visitors. The site was featured in the Wall Street Journal, the UK Guardian and other papers and several TV and radio shows. G Rank: 6

 

Full-time Work

               Apple Store (05/03 - 06/04)

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Sales and tech support of Macintosh computers in a non-commission sales environment.

 

Tweeter Inc. (06/02 - 04/03)

Newton, MA 02461

Commission sales position selling mid to high end audio and video products, satellite TV and whole home music systems. Top 10 salesperson regionally in extended warranty sales percentage in a month twice.

 

Placewares, Inc. (04/98 - 06/00)

Concord, MA 01742

Sales, organizational consulting, small office/home office design, office layout with Techline, and visual planning, closet design including Elfa. Won largest individual sale award two years in a row.

 

Education

                       

University of Massachusetts - Lowell

Bachelor of Science, Economics, Currently Pursuing (1/05-Present)

 

Concord Carlisle High School

HS Diploma 2001

 

Technical Summary

 

90wpm typing, proficient in MS Word, Excel, CSS, HTML; advanced Macintosh and Windows use.

 

References available upon request