A PCH “Behind The Scenes” Look At John Prince!
Hey there, readers! It’s Kristin P. You may have met me on the PCHSearch&Win blog back in June when I was first beginning my summer internship at PCH. I’ve had such a good time and it’s hard to believe that I’ll be heading back to college in just a few days. Before I go, I would like to take you behind the scenes and introduce you to somebody who is VERY special to me. You may have seen his name sprawled across the bottom of letters or in your email inbox. I’m talking about John Prince, Chief Marketing Officer… but I simply call him, “Dad.”
Dad has been working at PCH since before I was born…a whole 27 years! Why so long? Says Dad, “Basically, because it’s a great place to work; I love the people I work with and I am very fortunate to be doing the kind of work I really enjoy.” After working here, I couldn’t understand more!
Dad’s been pretty busy over the past 27 years, having held various roles in the company. Currently, he oversees marketing efforts related to selling products and magazines. If you like the products PCH offers, like Orgreenic frying pan or Microfiber Cleaning Cloths, then thank Dad’s Product Mix team, as well as the Product Sourcing department who work hard to choose and offer you products you’ll like.
So what’s his favorite product PCH has ever sold? When I asked him this, he said, “My favorite products are the ones that sell the best!” I should have known he’d give a witty answer, he’s a funny guy! He did gush about his favorite food items PCH offers, however. He said, “PCH sells many different food items and I have to say it’s great that I get to sample them before we offer them to the public. I particularly enjoy chocolate covered pecans, Boardwalk Crunch, Cashew Crunch, and English toffee. There’s no question I have a major sweet tooth”— I guess I got mine from him!
As there’s been a lot of buzz about the “Forever” Prize, I asked him his thoughts on it. He told me, “Our Promotional Development team, led by Debbie Holland and Todd Sloane, is always coming up with new ideas to keep our sweepstakes promotions fresh, and the “Forever” Prize has resonated very well with our customers. And why not? $5,000 a week is a tremendous amount of money and everyone would take pride in leaving a legacy for their loved ones. We researched the “Forever” Prize extensively in advance, so it’s no surprise that it’s generating a lot of excitement!”
Working at PCH with my Dad has been a wonderful experience. I was able to be a part of a company that’s so close to my father’s heart, and now close to mine, too.
Thank you, PCH!
PCH Summer Intern
P.S. Want to tell my Dad about a product you think PCH should offer? Leave your suggestions in the comments section below!
P.P.S. THE OFFICIAL COUNTDOWN IS ON! THERE’S ONLY 1O DAYS LEFT TO ENTER TO WIN “FOREVER”! ENTER TODAY!