John Chilson

North Pole Marketing LLC

Professional Marketing Experience …
• Over twenty–five years of broad in–depth experience in all areas of Marketing, with emphasis on Direct Mail Marketing, Internet Marketing, Trade Show Marketing, Product Fulfillment and Data Processing.
• International Direct Marketing Consultant working in Great Britain, Germany, France, The Netherlands, and United States.
• Now retired but, because of my consulting, books, articles and seminars, I was recognized as an authority in these areas.
• Actively involved on the Internet since 1995 and still creating websites for myself and clients and using social media to promote the websites and their products.

Qualified as a Professional Santa Claus by Active Participation in These Organizations …
• Founding Member and Current Moderator of Society of Santa
• Member of International Brotherhood of Real Bearded Santas (IBRBS)
• Presenting Santa Claus Oath
• Graduated from St. Nicholas Institute
• Member of Knights of St. Nicholas
• Member of Santa America
• Participant in Secret Sleigh Project
• Organizer and Lead Instructor at North Pole Santa School since 2015

Other Qualifications include…
• Real Bearded Santa since 1999
• Visits with Hundreds, previously thousands, of Children and Adults Every Year
• Custom–Made Outfits
• Annual Performance Liability Insurance
• Annual Background Report
• Experienced Commercial Event Santa
• Experienced “On–Stage” Santa Claus
• Experienced Home Visit Santa
• Experienced Parade Santa
• Experienced TV and Commercial Santa
• Experienced Mall Santa
• Experienced Event Organizer & Promoter

Books Written and/or Published by John Chilson …
North Pole Marketing — A basic book on marketing, customer service and fulfillment as told by Santa Claus — available on
North Pole Santa Claus Guide — Helping others become a GREAT Santa — 2nd Edition published in 2018 and available on
Circulation for Fun and Profit — For magazine publishers, published by FOLIO Publications, copies sold worldwide and translated into Swedish, now out of print
A Beginner’s Guide to Circulation Management — For magazine publishers, published by FOLIO Publications, now out of print
Running With God — Finding God’s love, forgiveness and faithfulness — available on
On The First Christmas Day — A story to be read aloud to all who look at the night sky in wonder and hear the angels singing: “Glory to God in the Highest and Peace on Earth.” — available on