Having explored the many facets of marketing, I have acquired a wealth of knowledge and expertise in such areas as web design, tradeshow & event planning; copywriting; research; graphic design; project management and e-marketing. I thrive on new challenges and fast-paced environments.

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EXPERIENCE:

Marketing Communications Coordinator, NIBCO INC., Elkhart, IN 2006-Current

Assist with all forms of corporate communications, including:

  • Trade Shows: Manage schedule of 30+ shows and coordinate all associated details for booth sizes ranging from 10' x 10' to 40' x 20'
  • Web Site: Provide updates and introduce new design concepts for enhanced product promotion
  • Email Marketing: Introduced NIBCO to iContact, and used this for many campaigns over the past couple years
  • Sales Events: Project manage various events throughout the year, including Notre Dame tailgate program
  • Copywriting: Write and edit both internal and external communication pieces
  • Research: Review online and print media to assist with various marketing projects

Versatility and adjusting to the changing needs of the corporation are definite requirements in my role at NIBCO.

 

Project Manager, Force 5 Media, South Bend, IN 2004-2006

Worked closely with account management and production teams to ensure projects were completed on time and within budget. My role included:

  • Assisting with estimate preparation and RFP documents
  • Contribution to preliminary creative/idea sessions
  • Identifying project scope and specifications; assign tasks to team members
  • Liaison between internal production, account and management teams, as well as client

Being a smaller company, other tasks were often assigned such as copywriting, design, web analysis, and research.

 

Marketing Director, South Bend Civic Theatre, South Bend, IN ‿2002-2004

Promoted local, volunteer-based theatre performances. Tasks included redesign/update of swiss replica watches theatre web site; prepare news releases and other promotional material for each performance; assist with raising funds for new theatre and collaborate with other employees and volunteers on increasing theatre traffic.

 

Multiple Roles, JGSullivan Interactive, South Bend, IN ‿1995-2002

Held various positions and contributed to rolex replica many areas within the company as it evolved from a traditional ad agency to a full-fledged interactive agency, serving such clients as Norelco, Whirlpool, HON, Flexsteel, and many others. Titles held included

  • Computer artist/traditional and web promotional material
  • Web designer
  • Production coordinator

My position at the time I was released was ‘Director of Creative Services.‿In this role, my responsibilities included:

  • Manage art department consisting of 6 people
  • Overseeing complex site work
  • Web interface design
  • Site planning
  • Creative and navigation design
  • Testing - ensure client sites operate accurately across various versions of different browsers

I worked amongst account, management and IT staff to coordinate project completion and contributed to company growth requiring staff increases from 15 to 75 employees.

 

Marketing Manager, U.S. Military Base Activity Center, Augsburg, Germany ‿1992-1994

Traveled overseas with spouse during his military tour; provided information, entertainment and resources for those stationed overseas, and helped arrange for special events accessible to both soldiers and local Germans.

 

Graphic Artist, Jankowski, MacDonald & Fassler, Mishawaka, IN ‿1989-1992

Created computer layouts of flyers, magazines, brochures and P-O-P displays. Also responsible for company payroll and financial records of small 6-person firm.

 

EDUCATION

Indiana University, South Bend, IN ‿1990 Graduate Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Concentrations in Marketing, Management and Advertising

 

SKILLS

  • Proficient using both Mac and PC computers
  • Skilled in many software applications including: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, DreamWeaver; Quark XPress; plus, Internet, FTP and email applications
  • Well-rounded skill set including:
    • Design (web and print);
    • Trade show coordination;
    • Copywriting;
    • Project management;
    • Training and Management;
    • Event planning;
    • Research; and
    • Solid understanding of the many forms of media

 

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