Marketing and technology enthusiast with a penchant for design seeking a Seattle based position to build upon 7 years experience in project/technology management, marketing, and relationship management. Some past roles have included: •Interactive project management and production in an agency setting for small and fortune 500 clients •Brand/Identity usage and compliance •Special event and trade show production •Office and operations management •RFPs with subsequent contract negotiations •Development/fundraising in a non-profit environment
Aug 2009 - Present
Key tasks involve the maintenance and operation of a proprietary software reporting tool for an environmental technology client. This includes the manipulation of MS InfoPath forms, SQL Server based Report Builder component, as well as image optimization. Project/task management including bug reporting and tracking is done via MS Sharepoint.
Apr 2009 - Aug 2009
Super 8 Shelton
Currently providing marketing services, web development, and consultation to a Super 8 property based in Shelton, Washington. In consideration of recent competitive and market analyses - I am working on developing a stronger online presence through website development and SEO; - designing and facilitating localized outdoor advertising; - and developing a process to improve customer satisfaction and feedback response rates.
Aug 2006 - Feb 2009
As operations manager in a small tech based non-profit with a social service focus, core responsibilities involved: RFP/Contracts and Procurement Management - management of contracts with a total annual value of $500,000; adaptation of and compliance with the City of Philadelphia’s RFP process and guidelines; management of all procurement responsibilities realizing on average a cost savings of 20%; IT Responsibilities - implementation and maintenance of MS SBS 2003 based office network w/8 CALs; general technical resource/advisor; trained communications manager to manage website and structure email campaigns via proprietary CMS; Project Management - in charge of $55,000 in hardware assets procurement and management for all pilot programs; project lead and management of a pilot program resulting in successful on-time and under budget completion; Municipal Relations - provided organizational representation in oversight committee meetings for municipal-wide Wi-Fi network buildout involving City of Philadelphia, Motorola, and EarthLink; field testing of Wi-Fi mesh; experience working within the realm of City Council/government;
Nov 2003 - Jun 2006
Senior Account Executive
United Way of Greater Mercer County
Primary responsibilities involved business and resource development from local area companies to fund and promote the local United Way’s mission and supported services. Accounts managed include: Educational Testing Service(ETS), Princeton University, Tyco International, Wegman’s Food Markets, etc. for an estimated portfolio value of $800K. Additional responsibilities and activities included: participation in trade fairs; design and development of various marketing collateral; volunteer management; management of a young professional affinity group; coordination and execution of a golf fundraiser; and publication of quarterly newsletter in print and online.
Jun 2000 - Sep 2002
The Garrigan Lyman Group
As a production coordinator/project manager in a medium-sized advertising agency, I played key roles in the development and execution of interactive projects for AT&T, Avaya, and Microsoft. Management of projects involved direct client contact and a continuous balance of client needs w/r/t to the stated scope of project. Projects include: AT&T Global website and email campaign; AVAYA CRM Expo (2000, 2001); Microsoft Mentor Program website; Seattle Pigs On Parade E-Commerce Site; Entricom Graphics Standards; Flash-based E-Learning Modules.
Jun 1999 - May 2000
Public Relations Intern
Mid-America Transplant Services
Mid-America Transplant Services is an organ procurement organization servicing the Midwest region. I assisted on various PR projects to publicize and promote the benefits of organ and tissue donation to the general public. Projects included: development and execution of a market research survey; coordination of volunteers; management of media contacts; coordination of special events and exhibitions; and ad placement in local newspapers.
2009 - 2010
University of Washington
1995 - 2000
Washington University in St. Louis - Olin Business School
Proficient with MS Office including Project
Proficient with Adobe family of products