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Senior Digital Consumer Marketing Manager                                                       2003 - June 2009

Promoted to take on increased responsibility in the digital marketing arena, for this leading on- and off-line publisher.  Manage online consumer marketing, with a direct report into division head, for Every Day with Rachael Ray, Reader's Digest, Family Handyman, Selecciones and others.

  •         Managed one direct report and supervise Creative Director, Copywriter, Fulfillment Manager and IT Project Manager for each marketing campaign.  Manage $3.2MM+ revenue target goal.
  •         Determined all aspects of online marketing, including long- and short-term strategies, creativedevelopment, fulfillment and media negotiations in an effort to grow subscriptions.
  •         Awarded two "Excellence Awards" and three "Great Performer Awards" for outstanding work onsite launches and for exceeding revenue goals by as much as 80%.
  •         Conceived of and implement paid search campaigns, site marketing, email marketing, e-newsletters and affiliate marketing.
  •         Grew as much as +51%, +24% and +45% in year-over-year sales. 
  •         Increased order conversion rate for by 24% by securing premium placements and incorporating behavioral targeting techniques.
  •         Managed partnerships with Google and Yahoo! across brands, which generated over 100K paid subscriptions.
  •         Increased traffic and subscriptions across sites by creating viral marketing concepts with Facebook, Twitter,, and others.
  •         Negotiated all media partnerships, including strategic relationships with Discover Card, American Express, Ivillage,, WebMD, and many others.

New Business Online Marketing Manager,  |                       1999 - 2003

  •         Managed marketing, budgeting and forecasting for relaunches and new digital endeavors - including (now an IAC property), and
  •         Evaluated marketing plans and implemented strategies that supported brand growth, acquisitions and audience development for new and revamped sites.
  •         Led internal and external Web development groups and $2MM budget with a direct line report into the Vice President.
  •         Collaborated with external agency on 360-degree promotion strategies for sites, including the use of TV, radio, in-book and online media in overall campaign.
  •         Generated over $1.5MM in portal sales for in first three months by creating successful retail partnerships with AOL Shopping, Yahoo Shopping, Lycos, Excite and others.
  •         Grew corporate ( email database from 0 to 3MM in size.
  •         Launched and managed e-commerce initiative - Shop at Home - generating a 30% increase in product sales year over year on
  •         Grew online ad sales revenue 90% (FY 1998) by developing new online sponsorship programs for advertisers.
  • Launched and managed engaging kids in interactive activities.

Marketing Associate, DRTV/New Business                                                      1997 - 1998

  •         Managed outside media and telemarketing agencies on all activities.
  •         Issued test and rollout DRTV plans, revised scripts, managed inventory reporting and handled product specifications for each commercial.
  •         Directed operational aspects of each campaign and trained new staff.
  •         Managed fulfillment processes for this internal production facility used to film commercials touting magazines and continuity products.

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Italian Language
  Fluent in Italian; conversational Spanish.        
  Created the "Anna & Joseph Jr. DelPozzo Lupus Committee Board," consisting of 10 members, 2001. To date, raised nearly $300K for research and treatment of Lupus.   Member:  Direct Marketing Association   Member:  eMarketing Association   Member:  NOWIA |  National Organization of Women Italian American   Member:  Lupus Alliance of America, Hudson Valley, NY



ONLINE MARKETER with 10 years of experience managing consumer efforts for household brand names in the media space.  Adept in driving traffic, increasing revenue and growing customer acquisitions for established brands as well as new business launches.  Core competencies include:

  • Search Marketing                            *  Online Branding                            *  E-mail Marketing
  • E-Commerce                                   *  DM | Drive to Web                          * Strategic Partnerships
  • E-Newsletters                                  * Social and Viral Marketing            * Affiliate Marketing


  • My family 
  • Reading 
  • Fundraising 
  • Traveling 
  • Hiking
  • Foreign Languages
  • Salsa | Latin Dancing 




Rosemary Maggiore

Lina and I worked together at Reader's Digest and once I moved to Rachael Ray Digital, we worked as business partners.

She has a command of the online direct marketing business and is very responsive and bright.

She is a pleasure to work with!

Jamele Polk

“Lina is a professional, intelligent and resourceful online marketer;

Lina has left her mark on Reader’s Digest, helping shape our digital strategies and grow the online business year over year.

I admire her strong work ethic and willingness to push the envelope.

She has been a tremendous asset to the Consumer Marketing team

Diane Dragan

Lina is an enthusiastic consumer marketing professional.

While developing her own marketing plans and strategies at EVERY DAY WITH RACHAEL RAY, she was always eager to work closely with the online editorial and business groups -- not only to keep projects on brand but also to maximize revenue opportunities

Elisa Halperin

LIna is a creative and strategic web marketer.

She is organized and thorough and someone who's insights have contributed to the organization's increased performance.

She brings a great enthusiasm to any project and demonstrates a can do attitude