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Experienced sales professional and Social Media enthusiast with strong writing and creative skills, currently seeking a marketing, writing or sales position at a company that is poised for growth and open to innovation.

Work experience

Oct 2009Present

Inside Sales/Purchasing/Marketing

SunnySide Supply

Inside Sales/Purchasing/Marketing roles at small family owned company.

Talents Highlighted in this position:

*Researching customer needs and procurement of new products to suit customers' needs

*Choosing best vendors for purchasing products based on pricing, turn around time and product quality.

*New product research and marketing

*Cross selling products to existing and new customers.

*Development of marketing to raise product awareness via methods such as monthly e-newsletters, social media,    trade shows and customer participation events.

*Conception and implementation of all company marketing events including 30th  Anniversary Celebration, Annual Fashion Show and Charity Auction, Golf outings and trade shows.

*Website and online store design, promotion and maintenance.

Sep 2004Oct 2009

Commercial Sales

Central Van and Storage

Corporate and Outside Sales Representative at a growing moving company with a new presence in the Pittsburgh market. Talents highlighted in this position:

* Implementing marketing pieces and marketing programs in order to attract commercial and corporate prospects

* Incorporating social network marketing to current marketing methods such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn* Production of monthly e-Newsletter* Retaining customer loyalty through company transition* New Account Development* Pricing bids accurately* Growing sales by an average of 20% annually* Developing creative marketing plans and sales approach. * Networking and referral marketing. * Organizing large scale office relocations of 60-1,000 employees

May 2001Sep 2005

Inside Sales/Marketing/Account Development

Anderson Transfer

 Inside Sales /New Account Development at a well established moving company in the Pittsburgh market for more than eighty years.Talents highlighted in this position:

* Turning customer inquiries into sales* New Account Development* Exceeding sales goals* Developing and distributing marketing pieces* Providing support to management and operations to expedite important projects* Maintaining key and VIP accounts* Assisting in development of sales and company goals.

Nov 1998May 2001

Vendor Manager

US Property and Appraisal

Vendor management Responsibilities for large third party appraisal/title company.

Talents highlighted in this position:

* Placing appraisal orders with best suited vendor* Daily follow up on each order to ensure quality* Building rapport with vendors* Negotiating vendor fees* Meeting daily deadlines to maintain productivity for our clients.





Stephen Eckert

Collaborated with Stephen to produce a series on Social marketing for small businesses.

Barbara Moore-King

Previous Owner of Anderson Transfer

Neal Griebling

Collaborated with Neal to write "Using Social Media to Find Work You Love".

Al Ruppen

Previous co-worker at Anderson Transfer

Projects and Writing Samples


Fifteen years experience in dance insturction and Choreography. Jazz, modern, cheerleading.
Social Networking
Marketing using LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter
Microsoft software
Use of basic Microsoft software: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher
Apple Software
Use of basic Apple software: Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iTunes, iPhoto, Garage Band, iDVD, iMovie, iPhone applications, iWeb.