I'm Justin Söderberg
Tasting Room Manager & Graphic Designer
- Age 32
- Address 21 Williams Way #9, Orrington, Maine
- E-mail email@example.com
- Phone 207.570.1224
I was born in Newburyport, MA in 1986. I have lived in Massachusetts for the past 10 years after spending the first part of his life in Maine. I spent the first part of my life in Kittery, ME before moving to Bangor, ME in 1997.
I am passionate about design, marketing and communication. I worked 10 years in the communications field with a focus on graphic design, web design and marketing.
Since 2016, I have been working in the Maine Beer Industry, most recently as the Tasting Room Manager and Graphic Designer for Orono Brewing Company.
Additionally, in 2012, I launched a sports news website located in Lowell, MA which covered New England sports that generated over 250,000 views per year.
MANAGER / DESIGNER
Orono Brewing Company
Manage three different locations. Maintaining schedules, inventory, servers/bartenders. Responsible for the over experience at our tasting rooms from the cleanliness to the environment. Additionally, I design can artwork, event posters and maintain company website and Untappd accounts.
Bröder Media Group
Design and develop graphics and websites for over 50 clients, including business cards, postcards, mailings, business websites, logos and posters. Since our launch we have designed, developed and implemented over 10 major websites that generate over 350,000 unique views per month.
TASTING ROOM SERVER / BAR-BACK
Geaghan Brothers Brewing Company
Served beer, mixed drinks and food at the Geaghan's Pub. Poured beer in the Tasting Room and assisted with packaging at Geaghan Brothers Brewing Company.
Graphic design, photography and videography, creation of marketing materials and literature, website maintenance, develop, execute, track and report marketing campaigns and events, coordinating the production of a wide range of marketing communications and completing research for projects.
Free Christian Church
Managed all design, print, website and marketing materials for a 1,000 parishioner church. Maintained church database, office equipment and office supplies. Answered incoming phone calls and welcomed visitors to the church office. Lead volunteers with organizing mailings and other marketing campaigns. Worked with local newspapers, facebook and twitter on advertising and marketing. Managed all social media platforms and mass emailing.
LEAD WRITER & RADIO CO-HOST
Mill City Sports
Manage and write content for MillCitySports.com, including game stories, news and opinion pieces. Co-host online sports radio show, including special game previews, interviews and podcasts. Manage up to 10 contributing writers and all social media platforms. Have credentialed fo college hockey, Frozen Four, Boston Red Sox, Lowell Spinners, Boston Bruins, UFC, Rally America, and PGA Tour. Served as “expert” guest on ESPN Radio NH and WEEI in Boston. Additionally, I assisted as play-by-play and color commentator for UMass Lowell baseball on America East’s live stream.
Designed and implemented marketing strategies to attract visitors to The Soulfest: New England’s Largest Christian Music Festival in Gunstock, NH. Generated emails, designed postcards, created logos and sent mailings to the nearly 15,000 visitors each year. Developed and launched a new website or each new festival. Answered phones and managed office supplies.
IN-HOME PC TECH & PC TECH SUPERVISOR
Traveled to customer’s houses to install wireless networks, setup new computer purchases, remove viruses from current computers and setup new television installs. Managed a technician bench of five in-store technicians and a second in-home technician. Increased PC repairs by over 50% and PC installations and upgrades by over 60%. My team lead the District in Service sales 11 of the 18 months. My team was the best team in New England.
GEEK SQUAD AGENT
Setup customer’s new computer purchases, remove viruses and repaired current computers. Assistant on the computer and digital imaging sales floor when needed.
Rant Sports, Inc.
Contributed to Rant Sports coverage of the Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins and UFC. Wrote daily articles including news, recaps and opinions.
Inside Hockey, Down on the Yarn, View from 123, Hockey East News and more.
Just Another Podcast
Host, interview, edit and produce podcast featuring local guests. Talking sports, beer, church, politics, music and so much more.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Downtown Bangor Partnership Board
Downtown Bangor Partnership promotes and markets activities that enhance the distinctive identity of downtown Bangor which encourages retention and growth of commercial, residential, and cultural life within the downtown district.
Maine Brewers' Guild Events Committee
Help plan all events hosted and sponsored by the Maine Brewers' Guild including, but not limited to Summer Session, Winter Session, Freshman Orientation, Maine Beer Summit and more.
GBVCB Beer Committee
Help plan Bangor Tap Into Summer Beer Festival and Bangor Beer Week.
Bangor Folk Festival
Served beer to guests of the Bangor Folk Festival.
FREE CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Sr. High Boys Youth Leader
Volunteered weekly with a Senior High boys youth group at Free Christian Church since 2008. Helped lead the group in discussion and check-in on their everyday lives.
Camp counselor for various age groups over the years for multiple weeks in the summer.
Bangor High School
Computer Information Processing
United Technologies Center
Justin is a thorough and thoughtful producer of quality, creative, and timely work. A self-starter who manages projects well. He is well liked by his colleagues who appreciate his artful design work as well as his attentiveness their timelines. Justin also has a customer service role to play, which is appreciated by all who encounter him. I have worked with Justin every day for seven years.Kim Black Executive Minister, Free Christian Church
Justin was a terrific member of the Inside Hockey team, and it's been great to see his continued development with Mill City Sports. Justin is a very talented writer, a hard worker and a responsible team member. Throughout his time at Inside Hockey, Justin consistently represented our publication in a very professional manner. I recommend him very highly and without reservation.Kevin Greenstein President, Inside Hockey & Suffolk University Professor
Justin Söderberg is a highly respected and highly skilled reporter who I have come to rely on greatly. Our paths have crossed in the college hockey world and in the coverage of Lowell Spinners baseball. Justin has always been an impeccable source of reliable information for me- and as a radio broadcaster it is vital to have accurate information. With Justin's skilled and accurate reporting I can feel confident that I have access to the information I need to have when I need it.John Leahy Radio, Television and Internet Sports Broadcaster
Justin is a talented young man and has done a great job for Free Christian Church. His attention to detail and ability to produce incredible graphics are fabulous. He also has a wonderful sense of humor and is a great addition to any organization.Joanne Middleton Administrative Assistant, Free Christian Church
Justin built Mill City Sports from the ground up and has quickly made it a go-to source for college and professional sports in Lowell, Massachusetts, the Merrimack Valley and beyond. He has provided dedicated coverage of the UMass Lowell hockey team over the last several seasons, creating exclusive written content and the MCS Live online radio show. It has been a pleasure to join his show as an on-air guest, and contribute freelance stories for Mill City Sports. Justin is an energetic and talented person, leader, journalist, and radio host who I am happy to recommend.Joshua Kummins Contributing Writer, Seamans Media
I worked alongside with Justin for three years at UMass Lowell and continue to follow his extensive coverage of Lowell, New England, and National Sports on MillCitySports.com. In the three years working aside him, he covered the UMass Lowell Hockey, Basketball and Baseball for the University. He would write game recaps and have updates on Alumni and recruits coming to UML. Justin has expanded his sports writing as he also hosts his live radio show on Mill City Sports talking everything sports. Justin is skilled in many areas including writing, radio, social media, management, and marketing. I am honored to call Justin my friend and glad to recommend him and his work.Trebor Dooley Assistant Director of Media Relations, UMass Lowell
Justin has done quite a number of design projects for me and he's efficient and reasonable. I enjoy working with him and will continue to use his services as I need them. I can heartily recommend Justin's work.John McElfresh Managing Partner and General Manager, The Real School of Music
Justin is a very capable individual in the sports communication field. In my years interacting with Justin, he has shown an incredible dedication to his craft which is present in his creation and maintenance of Mill City Sports. Mill City Sports, which Justin started from scratch, constantly provides on-time and relevant sports news which is a direct reflection of Justin's commitment to excellence. Whether it's New England sports (both professional and collegiate) or UFC, Justin has created top notch content both in his written pieces and radio hosting. For all the aforementioned reasons, Justin has my full endorsement.Joseph Kuykendall MadiZONE Broadcaster, James Madison University
Justin displays great managerial skills when it comes to running an office. No matter how busy he is whenever I have shown up to the office or called in he is always polite and friendly. His marketing and design work for flyers and web design I have seen are fantastic. I would highly recommend Justin!Ben MacDonald Key Account Manager, The Ad King, Inc.
Justin is one of the most professional media representatives I have had the pleasure of working with in the sports industry. He has spent the better part of the past 5-seasons covering the Spinners for Mill City Sports. He always conducted himself as a seasoned veteran showing the utmost respect to our players/coaches and administrative staff. I wish more media representatives were like Justin.Tim Bawmann President and General Manager, Lowell Spinners
Justin is a tireless worker and has built Mill City Sports from the ground up. The opportunities I've had to work with him at MCS have been great. His knowledge and expertise not only in writing, but web-building, graphics, photo editing and radio broadcasting are all top-notch.Michael McMahon Senior Writer, College Hockey News
I have personally known Justin for a number of years. He was a superb student in the Web Design lab. He is intelligent, dependable and always met deadlines. His willingness to make decisions, followup and organize his work load led to his success in the lab.Valerie Clapp Computer Instructor, United Technologies Center
I have had the pleasure of working with, and for, Justin for three years. As colleagues, we have covered the University of Massachusetts-Lowell men's hockey team. I have also worked for Justin as a baseball correspondent covering the Lowell Spinners Single-A Short Season baseball team for his website, Mill City News. Justin is a tireless worker, who has an energy level that cannot be matched, nor copied, by many. His attention to detail and as a writer and photographer are second to none. I have also been a guest of Justin's on his podcast on more than one occasion and it is always a pleasure to sit and talk sports with him as he is always well prepared and keeps the conversation flowing. He engages his guests with intelligent questions and always remains on the subject matter without distractions. There is no doubt that Justin is a very capable person whether it be at his keyboard, behind a camera lens, or behind a microphone.Shawn Hutcheon Sports Journalist, ESPN NH/Fourth Period/Mill City Sports/Lowell Sun
Highlights of my skills and accomplishments
- Ran successful marketing campaigns for multiple “The Soulfest” music festivals, the largest Christian music festival in New England. My help with the marketing plan attracted over 45,000 visitors over three festivals.
- Created new branding for The Soulfest in 2008 that is still being used today on marketing materials, website, clothing and much more.
- For the past seven years I have continuously run marketing campaigns, strageties and efforts to attract new visitors to Free Christian Church on a limited budget and creative constraints. These campaigns included attracting over 1,200 and 2,000 visitors to our Christmas Eve and Easter services respectively.
- Designed, programmed and launched 10 major websites over the past seven years that have reached over 750,000 unique visitors in that time frame.
- Cut office costs at Free Christian Church by 40% over seven years by negotiating with vendors for new printer/copier solution contracts, new external printing services and maintaining office supplies.
- I have been writing about college sports for over four years with a website I launched in 2012. Over the four years I have sucessfully made deals with UMass Lowell and Lowell Spinners, Class-A Affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, for marketing trades to promote both the teams and our company. These include in-game advertising and sponsorship.
- Served as “expert” guest on ESPN Radio New Hampshire and Boston’s WEEI, plus assisted as play-by-play and color commentator for the UMass Lowell baseball team on the America East video stream.
Graphic and web design is my main interest. However, my interests also include sports, comic books, drawing, brewing and photography. I like to travel for small stints and love to learn new things.
- Watching Sports
- Comic Books
Soulfest 2009 Promo Video
Soulfest 2009 Promotional Video - Short
Mill City Sports
Connecticut Bible Society
The Torch Bearer
Greater Lawrence Young Professionals Network
Jewelry by Yaris
Northeast Brew Review
New England Multiplication
Feel free to contact me
- E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone 978.387.1357
- Skype BroderMedia
- Address 19 Williams Way, Unit 1, Orrington, ME 04474