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. Check us out on:

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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: 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. Check us out […]

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Can Valentines Day Be Considered A Holiday?

                        Can Valentines Day be considered a holiday? Well, how exactly do we define a holiday today? According to Merriam-Webster, it’s a day of celebration; a day when most people don’t have to work. Based on that, Valentines Day certainly is a holiday, or […]

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Meet-A-Marketer: Lauren Dixon

        It should have been a relatively ordinary day for Lauren Dixon and her team; sleeves should have been rolled, computers on with fingers typing, and ultimately, work should have gotten done — but as it turned out, Mother Nature had other plans in store for them, and a seemingly ordinary day […]

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Marketing History: Where Will It Go Next?

Marketing /’märkediNG/ n. is the action or business of promoting and selling products or services; whether that means sporting goods in today’s modern landscape or food items like grain in primitive societies hundreds or thousands of years ago, marketing, in some form, has been around forever. Check us out on:

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Are Fantasy Sports On The Verge Of Taking Over?

Sports have always been a major part of our society. In the United States, sports are everything — It’s what brings us together; where we form lifelong friendships; and create memories that’ll last a lifetime. That said, in today’s society, the love, the passion, the obsession with sports has been taken to a completely unprecedented […]

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Hello, Millennial Generation? Are You There?

                    Who are millennials you ask? The answer is, no one quite knows. The millennial generation, generally accepted as anyone born between roughly 1980 and 2000, is a generation plagued by an air of question and misunderstanding from previous generations who don’t quite understand how these […]

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Rivalries In Business: Who’s The Real Winner?

                For generations people have been entertained by the epic battles of their time. Whether it was the Capulet’s and the Montague’s in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, the New York Yankees against the BostonRed Sox, or the Beatles versus the Stones, rivalries are everywhere. However, some of the most epic rivalries […]

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