Mint Your Future ft. Career Advice

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 weekend one that we will never forget.

One of the first seminars I attended was the “Career Advice” Q&A, which entailed four seasoned professionals with a wide range of industry experience.

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Why to Pursue a Career in Marketing


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. Ultimately, Horst realized that the only industry that quenched his thirst for innovation was marketing.

Horst gave 3 reasons why a career in marketing is the best and most rewarding, and why you should pursue a career in marketing.

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

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 a pleasant surprise.

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Meet-A-Marketer: Fundraising Tips From Sarah Campagna

Meet-A-Marketer 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 of Sarah Campagna. Sarah’s ten years in fundraising prepared her for success in her current sales and marketing role at Launch Team.

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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 presented the opportunity that she couldn’t pass up: going to Spain.

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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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