SJFC AMA Blog

The SJFC AMA Blog

The latest news, trends and events in the marketing world.

Mint Your Future ft. Career Advice

            After returning from New Orleans, I think I can speak for most of us when I say we’re all experiencing some post-NOLA blues. From the beautiful weather, authentic food, being surrounded by marketers from all over the country, and let’s not forget the Hurricane drinks, it all made the […]

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Why to Pursue a Career in Marketing

            SJFC/AMA had the pleasure of listening to Peter Horst, CMO of The Hershey Company, explain why marketing is such a wonderful profession. Horst’s career path has taken him into industries he could have never fathomed, from working on Entourage, to being a radio host, to even becoming a paralegal. […]

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The Wizarding World of SJFC – Exhibit Competition

Every year, the American Marketing Association International Collegiate Conference (AMAICC) has an exhibit and t-shirt competition with a central theme. For the 2016 competition, the theme was, “Mint Your Future.” Participating teams are tasked with creating a booth that is creative and shows off their chapter’s accomplishments throughout the academic year.

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Meet-A-Marketer: Amanda DeVito From Butler/Till

The culture at Butler/Till, one of the region’s premier media communications agencies, will go toe-to-toe with anyone in the industry. I walked into their sprawling Jefferson Road facility only to be greeted with more warmth and excitement than I can normally handle. But by no means was this a bad thing; in fact, it was […]

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Meet-A-Marketer: Fundraising Tips From Sarah Campagna

Fundraising, while it may seem like an intimidating and daunting task, it’s really no different than sales, well, besides the fact that you’re selling an intangible object: the feeling the individual gets from donating [or the recognition they want]. So, if you’re someone who’s timid about asking someone for money, here are a few tips courtesy […]

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Meet-An-Alumni: Christine Martz of AVANGRID

Christine Martz / kris-teēn / n: adventure seeking, ambitious, driven to succeed, and world traveler. If “Christine Martz” were in the dictionary, this would be exactly what her entry would look like.She works for AVANGRID, one of the North East region’s largest energy producers. As a subsidiary of the Spanish energy company, Iberdrola, Martz was […]

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Meet-A-Marketer: Katrina Busch of Roberts

Katrina Busch, now President of Roberts Communications was in the early days of a six to twelve month recovery from a torn ACL when she walked into Roberts for the first time. This remarkable string of events unfolded after Katrina responded to a blind ad in the Democrat and Chronicle in 1997.

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Welcome To Crazy Dog T-Shirts!

                If I had to describe my experience at Crazy Dog T-Shirts in one word it would be Seamless /sēm-les/ a: moving from one thing to another easily without any interruptions or problems. For a company specializing in funny t-shirts, they had absolutely no trouble getting down to business.

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