Katherine Skocik

  • Pittsburgh US-PA
Katherine Skocik


I am an enthusiastic mother of 2 new to the world of motherhood and obsessed with all things design.  I'm looking forward to starting the next chapter in life.

Work History

Work History
Nov 2007 - Present

Domestic Coordination Specialist

Skocik Household
Aug 2004 - Oct 2007

Design Consultant

Ethan Allen Retail Inc.

Design beautiful, functional spaces by focusing on clients’ aesthetic.Organize product selection, fabric coordination, and overall project design. Multi tasked responsibilities including order placement, delivery schedules and additional contractors.Utilize specific Ethan Allen programs and 3D Architect to develop space plan. Coordinate client’s financial goals. Attain a personal monthly sales goal. Establish relationships thru excellent customer satisfaction and education.Develop and execute design presentations.

Selected Achievements:

·Ranked Top Designer for #1 Sales of entire Delaware Valley Group$165,577 in July 2007

·2006 Fiscal Year Sales $724,135

·Designed and coordinated the Villanova University Conference Center hotel rooms


Jan 2004 - Jul 2004

Advertising Account Executive

The Morning Call (Tribune Company)

Focus on providing client needs, matching their target markets to marketing campaign and develop a relationship that ensures a long term revenue stream for the newspaper.Maintain relationships and contacts with current and potential advertising accounts.Acquire new accounts.Create plans and tactics to positively impact sales and increase scope of local territory.Actively seek information of key competitors in region; Maintain thorough knowledge of all newspapers products as well as their objectives.Develop and execute informative sales presentations.Manage 40-50 accounts monthly.

Selected Achievements:

·98.8% of goal in first month; 99.41% of goal in second month; 108% of goal in 3rd month

·Raised 3 current accounts to next contract level in first 2 months increasing revenue by $16,324

·Signed 3 new accounts to contracts in first 2 months gaining $20,254 of incremental revenue for year

Jun 2002 - Dec 2003

Advertising Account Executive

Courier News (Gannett Corp., Inc.)

Manage a base of 30-40 advertisers monthly. Improve active monthly account base by 40% through reactivating past advertisers and cold calling.Work collectively with staff to launch new products and ideas.Multi-task responsibilities including order placement, production of ads, writing of credits/debits, participation in daily run of newspaper inserts, special sections and products.Train new Account Executives.

Selected Achievements:

·127% to goal through June 2003

·Increased sales by $147,000 over previous year; Attained goal 11 out of 15 months

·Opened more than 70 new accounts in 1st year

·Advertising Outside Sales Rep of the Month, February 2003

·Courier News Employee of the Month, May 2003

Oct 2001 - 2002

Advertising/Account Service Intern

Rutter Media

Work directly with account executives to create television commercials.Discover new clients, as well as extensive competitive monitoring.Assist Sales Reps on service and sales calls.Collect research and back-up development such as creating databases and market research.


Aug 1998 - May 2002


West Virginia University