Click here to register for the Panel on Marketing and PR, August 3rd.

Do you find yourself looking for a new career? Or even your first career? 

In these tough economic times it can be difficult to find an entry point. To help, the Village Lions are conducting a series of Virtual Career Fairs and opening them to the entire rugby community. 

This is a chance to network, learn about an industry, and ask questions from our panel of experts. Yes, this is for you and anyone you know who is looking to learn. 

The first in the series will focus on Marketing and PR and will be held over Zoom on August 3, 2020 from 6:30 to 7:30pm ET. Our network includes employees at all of the major marketing firms, Omnicom, IPG, WPP, as well as many of the independents. Topics to include breaking into the industry, critical skills and learning resources, and recent industry trends. A moderated panel will be followed by an open Q&A and networking session.

Anyone interested in joining can register here, and please share questions you’re curious about in advance. 

The evening will be moderated by Desiree Voudonoun, a Vice President at Sloane & Company with a history of working in public relations and crisis management and experience in the automotive, education, financial, health care and philanthropy sectors. 

Jo Hayes, Associate Director, R/GA

In her role  Jo leads teams that  produce data backed solutions for business dilemmas and develop bespoke measurement programs for clients that have included Verizon and Samsung. 

John Tublin, Marketing Director, Strategic Partnerships, Fiserv

He is experienced marketing and sales professional with a background in strategic marketing, brand partnerships, and digital media. Passionate about technology, sports and entertainment, and entrepreneurial ideas.

Mike Villalobos, Head of Performance Advertising Sales,

With more than a decade of  experience in digital  marketing, Mike is recognized for his ability to scale marketing startups, expertise in growth marketing, and business operations. In his current role, he drives strategy and leads the US team to help transform customer acquisition strategies for agencies and fortune 1000 companies. Mike has also been a co-founder and has helped four  Silicon Valley tech companies successfully get acquired. 

Shane Lennon, Digital CEO, Retaliate 1st

Shane has built 8 new ventures (startups and scaling growth) with 4 successful exits, and delivered several digital transformations (mid-market). He has served in long-term fractional digital c-roles at 10+ companies to grow their business, build better product and leverage technology. He is currently working on his 9th and 10th startups, and mentoring several entrepreneurs.

Seb Lyner, VP, Agency Production, Blue Fountain Media

Accomplished team and business leader with experience in companies of all shapes and sizes, including my own. I help companies from a broad selection of verticals (and agencies) grow, become more efficient, transform digitally, and create and maintain a competitive advantage.