Jackie Knowles - Professional Nomad :  A student of the World (without boundaries) & US/Irish Citizen

Promotion Coordinator & Lead Talent at WRDZ 98.3 FM



Current location

United States

Work category




CAREER GOAL: Dependable & detail-oriented Promotion Coordinator with successful experience in marketing and event planning seeking a career change. Ambitious to share my life’s passion for international experiences with others while effectively meeting company’s needs to promote travel products &/or services.

CROSS-CULTURAL SKILLS: Flexibility to adapt to various cultures. Respect, appreciation, patience & understanding of the significance of traditions, different viewpoints and other ways of life. Compelled to further education by utilizing resources of the World & its people. Proficient in Spanish.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated leader in work environment - able to identify & achieve specific goals. Persistent practice working with others. Self-motivated & able to multi-task. Goal, achievement & solution oriented. Strong project management skills. Excellent communication & people skills. Strong commitment to quality & accuracy. 
Skilled in Mac & PC formats.

Jackie Knowles's Additional Information



My lifetime experiences abroad have opened my eyes & heart to the world and its people.

I am a firm believer that travel is the best way to experience other cultures and, possibly, the only way one should. I am in search of jobs abroad within the travel industry.

Please review my travel experiences thus far:
• Adventure & Ecotourism: Costa Rica (’11).
• Ambassadorial Indiana Ambassadors of Music – European Tour: England, France, Germany, Austria,
Switzerland, Liechtenstein & Italy (’02).
• Cultural: Mexico (’10). China (’08). Spain (’06).
• Heritage: UK: Ireland & Northern Ireland (’04).
• Humanitarian: Volunteer for The Nakavika Project, Fiji (’10).
• Maritime: Bahamas (’00).
• Other: Greece & UK: England, Scotland & Wales (’11). Sweden (’09 & ’06). Germany, Italy,
Morocco, Switzerland (‘06).


Panelist for “Student-Run Music Labels” discussion board at the 2008 Music & Entertainment Industry Educator Association’s International Conference (08), Butler’s Top 100 Outstanding Students (07-08), James R. Phillipe Award for Overall Outstanding Student (07), Marthabel Geisler Memorial Scholarship (06-07), Member of the Music & Entertainment Industry Students’ Association (05-08), Dean’s List (04-07), Butler University Academic Scholarship (04-07), Jordan College of Fine Arts Audition Award (04-07), Jerry R. Chapman Memorial Award (05-06).

Jackie Knowles's Professional Experience

2006 - Present

WRDZ 98.3 FM - Promotion Coordinator & Lead Talent

Plan & organize details for community events, including production of Radio Disney’s signature annual event. Create & execute engaging educational school programs for Indiana and Kentucky statewide school systems, on behalf of client. Administer co-workers while demonstrating positive, hands-on interaction with large crowds of listeners at clients’ promotional junctures. Host games, activities, choreographed dances and prize drawings as onsite radio talent/personality & represent station as guest for broadcast television opportunities in conjunction with public relations efforts. Produce & deliver entertaining experience to ensure self-expression, importance of family & community and the quality of The Walt Disney Company. Voiceover on-air commercials to advertise customers’ family-friendly products and/or services. Deejay station’s top tunes at appearances.

Key Skills
events, event planning, planning, organization, experience, perform, performances, record, edit, advertise, advertisements, produce, audience, Marketing promotional Promotions Reports
2003 - 2009

316 Investments, LLC - Marketing & Events Coordinator

Organized & implemented community events and local store marketing to increase traffic, sales and profits of restaurant franchises. Managed online marketing through Facebook.com in order to best target the high school and college age demographics. Assisted in implementing a mobile marketing program as effective means of communicating with and awarding dedicated customers with special offers, as well as increasing customer base, as a whole. Received high satisfaction from management, co-workers and customers themselves.

Key Skills
Customer Service Dedicated Filing Investments Marketing marketing, event, coordinator, mobile marketing, internet marketing, customer service, Mobile Marketing Online Marketing promotional
2007 - 2007

WTHR Channel 13 Westfield Insurance Brain Game/Butler University - Floor Director

Cued/prompted show host, Chris Wright, from WTHR Channel 13 in Indianapolis. Counted studio in and out of breaks. Controlled buzzer system. Learned to operate camera.

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Jackie Knowles's Education and Qualifications


Bachelor/Degree - Spanish & Recording Industry Studies (aka Music Business)

Butler University

Bachelor of Arts, Spanish & Recording Industry Studies (a.k.a. Music Business) majors. GPA 3.966.


Certificate - Spanish

Universidad de Alcala de Henares

Alcalá de Henares, Spain. Spanish language, culture & traditional dance.