Samantha Pereira

Samantha Pereira

Houston, TX, USA


Last updated January 3, 2021

One Sentence About Me  

I am a business development professional with a flair for connecting with people.

Who I Am  

A Little About Me

Born and bred in Northern New Jersey and Manhattan, Samantha has a self-motivated personality. She has over five years of B2B sales experience and over six years of B2B and B2C marketing, public relations, social media and digital marketing experience. From staging and editing photography and planning events to drafting press releases, Samantha is a fluid and intuitive business development generalist. Her favorite specialties fall within event planning and the digital space, from email marketing to social media and website content management. Due to her heavy involvement in social media, she is a self-taught graphic designer who favors Adobe InDesign. She freelances her services to small and medium sized business, usually focusing in real estate, healthcare and hospitality. In her down time, Samantha can be found traveling internationally, trying out restaurants, drinking bubble tea, reading or catching up on a television drama. She grew up in a mix of cultures due to her family heritage - Spanish, Portuguese and Puerto Rican, and loves to share those cultures with others.

Interesting Factoid

I traveled to Taiwan alone and spent almost two weeks there.


Languages

Portuguese
English
Mandarin
Spanish

Countries Visited

Map View

Spain
Portugal
Italy
Taiwan
Puerto Rico
Dominican Republic
Jamaica
Mexico

What I Do  


Professional Experience

Metroclean

Business Development Manager

Apr 2017 - Present
Head of Marketing and Healthcare Division - Overseeing all marketing, branding, content and events needs while restructuring and spearheading the Healthcare Division. Managing current client relationships while also identifying potential clients and arranging meetings with prospective clients Renewing relationships with Clients the company has lost in the past to generate revenue Synthesizing, organizing, managing, sharing and responding to all incoming RFP's Closing government, healthcare, education, religious facilities and commercial building contracts Constructing contracts, offer letters, etc. Compiling monthly and quarterly reports for Clients Conceptualizing, developing and creating sales presentations, newsletters, proposals and promotional materials (leverage appropriate vendors and utilizing InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) Copywriting for all internal and external materials (emails, social media, website, etc.) Creative project managing and script writing for video content Spearheading re-branding of company marketing material, proposal design, social media and website Leading development of Healthcare division Designing ads, managing the designing of ads and strategically buying ad space in industry relevant media Creating and managing Google Adwords Campaigns Managing and replenishing inventory of marketing materials Constructing and implementing marketing campaigns (email, mailing, digital, etc.) Creating and submitting monthly expense reports Planning and attending events (social, networking, etc.) Crafting, recruiting and managing the department internship program Tracking and managing the department budget

Metroclean

Integrated Marketing Associate

Dec 2016 - Apr 2017
Business Development: Managed current client relationships Identified potential clients Arranged business meetings with prospective clients Researched and built relationships with new clients Created presentations and wrote responses to RFPs Constructed contracts, offer letters and more Compiled quarterly reports for clients Digital Marketing: Developed strategy and generated content and reports for Metroclean's Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Blog Researched and leveraged applicable trending topics and events to improve visibility and relevancy in the social space and establishing Metroclean as an industry leader Edited and updated the company website Managed Google Adwords Campaigns Marketing: Designed and updated branded marketing materials Managed and replenished inventory of marketing materials Constructed and implemented marketing campaigns (email, mailing, ect.) Created and submitted monthly expense reports Budgeted and purchased promotional items for industry specific events and trade shows
+4 more experiences

Professional Expertise

Social Media Management
Social Media Strategy
Photography
Direct Mail Marketing
Product Marketing
Typography
Digital Marketing
Digital Advertising
Copywriting
Social Media Advertising
Graphic Design
Email Marketing
Brand Strategy

What I Stand For  

Social Causes

Mental Health
Climate Change

Favorites  

Hobbies

Reading
Traveling
Indoor Cycling
Yoga
Writing
Painting
Dancing

Food & Drinks

Sangria
Bao Zi
Beef Noodle Soup
Mimosa
Paella
Arroz con Gandules
Empanada
Pastel de Nata
Caldo Verde
Iced Tea

Games

Mario Kart
Uno
Mario Party

Music Genres, Groups & Artists

Mandopop
Bachata
Salsa
Merengue
Jazz
R&B
Reggaeton
K-pop
Pop

Jackson Wang
Aventura
Romeo Santos
Drake
Charlie Puth
Boyz II Men
Eric Nam
Henry Lau
Jay Park
Jason Derulo
Bad Bunny
Shawn Mendes
Ed Sheeran
One Direction
Bruno Mars
BLACKPINK
J Balvin

Sports, Teams, Athletes

Ice Hockey
Baseball

New Jersey Devils
New York Yankees

Brands

Banana Republic
Zyia Active
Ann Taylor
Aritzia
SETActive
Buff Bunny
American Eagle
Express

Bucket List  

Travel to every continent


Learn to read and write in Mandarin

+2 more items on bucket list

Education  

School

B.A. – Bachelor of Arts, Communication Studies - Public Relations