Paul Colarusso - Resume



New York University, College of Arts and Sciences, New York, NY

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, 2002–2006

Minor in Economics


Abrams, New York, NY

Marketing Manager, June 2013–Present

Aperture Foundation, New York, NY

Sales and Rights Manager, January 2011–June 2013
Bookstore Manager
, December 2009–January 2011
Sold and managed 4–6 foreign language co-editions per year. Main point of contact for national and international book distributors. Managed art fair and trade show presence. Managed limited-edition print program. Initiated and maintained all promotional materials for Aperture’s book and limited-edition program. (, New York, NY
Senior Photographer, May 2009–December 2009
Recruited and managed staff of junior photographers. Promoted website at local destinations, increasing membership and traffic. Managed digital assets—collected photos from photographers and captioned and uploaded for website. Selected and assigned destinations to photograph and promote.

Aperture Magazine, New York, NY

Advertising and Circulation Coordinator, May 2006–May 2009

Assisted in creation and implementation of bi-monthly email newsletter. Created and implemented marketing and advertising programs for Aperture magazine. Developed new advertising clients and maintained assigned accounts. Increased print ad sales by $20,000 over 2 years. Created online advertising program for and grew sales from $0–50,000 in the first year. Maintained ad sales on a freelance basis from May–August 2009. 

Tribeca Film Festival, New York, NY

Screenings Coordinator Volunteer, May 2005

Overhauled venues for temporary festival setup. Facilitated forums between audience and directors, actors. Performed miscellaneous tasks for festival executives.

The Mac-Haydn Theatre, Inc., Chatham, NY

Assistant Company Manager, May 2004–September 2004

Opened a production every two weeks. Managed the acting company of approximately 20 actors. Assisted producers with office related and administrative business.


Merce 65 App

Technical Manager, July 2012–Present

Look3 Festival of the Photograph, Charlottesville, VA

Co-Curator, Aperture at Sixty Library exhibition, June 2012

Dali International Photography Festival, Dali, China
Co-Curator, Aperture Book exhibition (remotely from New York), August 2011