OBJECTIVE: To obtain a position that will allow me to use my experience, skills and education as a Communications professional.
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS: Advertising and marketing and legal background including audience analysis, research, persuasion and argumentation, brand building, identifying objectives, strategies and tactics, planning, copywriting, graphic design, production, photography, web-site and web-image management, corporate/administrative writing, social media networking, sales and video production/editing skills. Composed and provided in house training for new procedures as well as in house sales materials. Provided customer service for both sales and creative satisfaction. Responsible for procuring new computer system for the Graphic Design department and management of the departmental implementation of those new hardware and software systems. Experience using Avid, Adobe Premier and Photoshop, iMovie, QuarkExpress, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Team player with strong visual composition skills, professional and creative verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Bachelor’s Degree – University of Wisconsin Green Bay– May 2011
Communication w/ Digital Media Focus
Paralegal Certificate – Palomar College San Marcos, CA – May 1991
2010-Present Owner/Operator/Neon Moon Network, Peshtigo, WI
Develop and implement business plan for online advertising website. Provide sales, account management, customer service, social media networking, photography, graphic design, video editing.
2010-Present Assisted Sales Representative/ActionLink, Akron, OH
Brand representative for Intel processors. Provide and direct customers with product information during sales transactions and provide retail associate training to increase overall brand/store basket sales by applying retail sales techniques.
2008-10 Sales Representative/Mass Appeal Specialties, Green Bay, WI
Sales, ad copy and logo design, for accounts purchasing silk-screened, embroidered or press stamped promotional items. Manage and increase account growth for large territory in Northeast Wisconsin.
2008 Marketing Consultant/97.7 The Big Dawg, Sturgeon Bay, WI
Market radio advertising. Provide clients with radio advertising package plans and ad copy designed to promote business growth, Top of Mind and event awareness.
2005 Real Estate Agent/ Broadway Real Estate, Menominee, MI
Responsible for marketing clients’ real property, provided focused location visits, market analysis, contract preparation, closings, in-house customer service.
2004-06 Graphic Design/ Aerial Company, Marinette, WI
Provide print and web graphic design highlighting products and services, product photography and web library maintenance.
1998-01 Graphic Designer, EagleHerald, Marinette, WI
Create print advertising pieces; manage communications with outside parties to ensure correct configuration of incoming digital media and configuration of outgoing media to digital image setter. Worked closely with sales staff and clients to achieve customer satisfaction. Train and implement new procedures.