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Marketing Projects

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Work experience

2016present

Marketing Manager

ChiroSolutions, Wheaton
20092012

Volunteer Presenter and Counselor

Community Career Center

Counsel job seekers and developed presentations on:

  • Online Portfolios
  • Reboot Your Resume

Presentations created for libraries and community groups:

  • Link Up With LinkedIn (presented at Helen M. Plum Memorial Library, Lombard, IL)
  • Soup Up Your LinkedIn Profile (in development) 
July 2011October 2016

Communications Specialist

Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS)

Member of start-up communications team. Implemented organization's logo, E-News publication, trade show booths, and other communications products.

2007Jun 2011

Marketing/Communications Specialist

DuPage Library System

Promotes the DuPage Library System as well as all libraries in the system. Inspires marketing coordinators at libraries by sharing tips and important ideas for working with the media, promoting services, and fostering good customer service. Editor of DLS e-News, a bi-monthly web-based publication. Consults with libraries on marketing campaigns and leads the DLS Marketing Roundtable. Works on projects including the organization's annual report and communicates the return on investment for dollars invested in libraries and library systems. Frequent contributor to the library system's blog and DLS social media sites.

20032004

Communications Associate

Midwest Partners

Served as organization's webmaster and computer administrator. Reorganized website with customized graphics and clarified content. Created online sign-up forms for conferences to boost attendance. Produced newsletters and press releases with timely and critical information on public policy and advocacy campaigns. Researched and secured speakers for annual conference and composed fact sheets, brochures, and other materials to educate members.

20002003

Account Executive

IVY Marketing
Served clients in the senior housing and commercial real estate industries. Worked with the media to promote events and programs, leading to increased occupancy for premier senior housing facilities.