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  • Sportswriter/Copy Editor, The Cape Cod Times (September '99-May '01)
  • Freelance: Feature Writer for Local Section, Bucks County Courier Times, Philadelphia, PA (April '02-August '02); Sportswriter, The Daily Messenger, Canandaigua, NY (February '05-January '07)
  • Sports Intern, R-News, Summer '98
  • Computer Skills -- Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, Quark Express, Photoshop
20072009

Director of Business Development

BlueTie, Inc.
  • Cultivated multiple partnerships from prospect to agreement, each generating six and seven-figure revenues while working with implementation, product and legal teams.
  • Maintained positive relationships with 25-plus partners in account management role.
  • Generated monthly spreadsheet reports of revenue for VP of Sales and Director of Finance.
  • Facilitated internal relationships with top sales executives and product/legal departments.
  • Researched and analyzed market trends and developed leads while performing tasks for top sales executives in sales support role.
20052007

Business/Channel Account Manager

  • Independently cultivated channel partners and direct clients to drive revenue and grow pipeline.
  • Presented company products to prospects in thorough and articulate online demonstrations.
  • Wrote and presented appropriate marketing materials to prospective clients in focused emails.
  • Managed an ever-growing partner and customer base in assigned territory.
20042005

Senior Systems Analyst (QA)

Xerox, Inc.
  • Implemented correct grammar and structure to "Help" section of original software.
  • Responsible for relaying customer reaction to company through verbal and written comments.
  • Computer-based analyst in charge of quality control of products before placement in the field.
  • Specific project involved high definition scanner capable of black/white and color printing.
  • Filed errors in a complex database for engineers in a company that remains a leader in its field.
20032004

Director of Sports Content

Going Platinum, Inc.
  • Responsible for overall production of sports channel including hiring staff.
  • Wrote columns for members' area and designed layout for section.
  • Negotiated contracts with content providers.
  • Helped with re-write of site including marketing/technical contact.
20012003

Associate Editor

  • Copy edited original/wire copy for the online version of the oldest sports magazine in America.
  • Managed content for instant publication on various Web site pages focusing on the "Big Six."
  • Wrote top story blurbs for front pages of sport sections.
  • Wrote previews for Division I college football matchups.

Education

Sep 1995May 1999

Bachelor's Degree

St. Bonaventure University

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Objective

My objective is to contribute to the enhancement of a non-profit organization by applying the combination of my written and verbal communication skills with my vast experience obtained from a decade of working in business and media.

The last six years I have volunteered to help youth in the community -- including coaching and significant fundraising -- and this passion has fueled many contacts which will contribute to the success of my objective.

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