FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

 

Contact:                Ed Vieira, Campus Coordinator

                             School of Communication, University of Hartford

                             (860) 768-5418

                             vieira@hartford.edu

                             October 1, 2003

 

 

ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, THE SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION AND THE ADVERTISING CLUB OF CONNECTICUT WILL BE HOLDING A “CAREER CHOICES IN ADVERTISING ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT” SESSION. ADVERTISING EXECUTIVES WILL SPEAK ABOUT CAREERS IN THE BUSINESS SIDE OF ADVERTISING.

 

 

This session is important for students interested in the business aspects of advertising. Speakers will help students gain a better understanding of the career options available, as well as develop a feel for the real world of advertising and what professionals look for when hiring people. Also, by having access to professionals, students can ask key questions concerning advertising careers. Lastly, the session provides an opportunity for students to learn about the Advertising Club of Connecticut.

 

The session will be on Thursday, October 30 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM on campus at the Harry Jack Gray Conference Center Room C.

 

Herbert Emanuelson, Account Supervisor at Adams & Knight Advertising and President of the Advertising Club of Connecticut, will speak about account service management. Mr. Emanuelson’s expertise is in strategic planning, account services, public relations, and new business development. He has received numerous advertising awards and has extensive experience in financial services marketing and advertising.

 

Diane Dawson-Brown will speak about various positions within the marketing, advertising, communication, and print fields. Ms. Dawson-Brown is founder and CEO of All the best PEOPLE, Inc., which specializes in placement of advertising, interactive media, public relations, marketing, communications, graphics arts, and printing professionals. She has over 20 years of industry experience.

 

Charmaine Seavy, who is Media Director for Adams & Knight, will speak about media strategy and planning. Ms. Seavy’s expertise focuses on planning, negotiating and placing cost-effective print, radio, television, outdoor, and electronic/Internet promotions. She has more than 25 years experience in nonprofit, business-to-consumer, and business-to-business media planning. A fourth speaker is yet to be announced. These professionals will speak for 20-25 minutes and then close with a Q&A session.

 

The Advertising Club of Connecticut mission is to promote advertising throughout the state emphasizing professionalism through educational programs and seminars, networking, exchanging of ideas, and the recognition of creative excellence.

 

 

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