An advertising agency has announced a key hire for advertising jobs in Rhode Island.
This is good news for the state, because Rhode Island unemployment remains one of the highest in New England.
SMITH Advertising, a fully integrated advertising and marketing agency, is pleased to announce the hiring of Lisa Hagedorn, Senior Account Manager; Zack May, Account Manager and Melinda Joffre, Social Media Administrator, Department of Social Media Marketing.
Prior to joining SMITH, Hagedorn held positions of production manager, principal, order fulfillment manager and production coordinator for Trident Marketing, Fulfillex.com, Jeppesen (a Boeing Co.) and Frederic Printing, respectively. She was responsible for managing a diverse group of national accounts, including AT&T, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Comcast, Charter Communications, Cox Communication, DIRECTV, Disney World, Hanes Group/Sara Lee, Orlando Disney’s Celebration Village and Western Union.
May recently served as a marketing and communications specialist for the Fayetteville Dogwood Festival. His previous positions include public relations representative for the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra and photojournalist with ABC News 4 in Charleston, S.C.