Shannon Murfree

Shannon Murfree

Summary

Specializing in recruiting solutions that help venture backed technology companies build world-class marketing and product teams.  Over twelve years of experience in marketing, internal communications and account management. Demonstrated success in providing strategic communications as an in-house resource or as an outsourced project consultant.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2007 - Mar 2008

Associate--Marketing Practice Leader

The Heiden Group

Provide recruiting solutions for high technology clients, specifically helping companies build world-class marketing and product teams.

Sep 2005 - Aug 2006

Campaign Manager

Bonfire Communications

Bonfire Communications is a full service communications agency specializing in internal communications, employee engagement, and communications planning. As Campaign Manager, responsibilities included providing clients with large scale internal communications planning, employee benefits communication planning, employee engagement programs following merger and acquisitions, and executive strategic facilitation. Also wrote proposals, scope documents, communication materials and client correspondence, as well as bridging client and project teams with regular meetings and correspondence.

Sep 2003 - Sep 2005

Marketing & Design Director

Sabre Systems, Inc., specializes in providing high quality information technology, professional engineering and business solution services. Hired as the first marketing employee at Sabre Business Solutions group, with a combined role as the internal marketing department as well as marketing consultant to external clients.

Sep 1994 - Apr 2001

Marketing & Creative Consultant

Creative Options, DC

Creative Options is Washington D.C.’s leading source for communications consultants. Projects ranged from providing marketing consulting services for a variety of clients including internet start-ups, technology firms, trade associations, advertising/marketing agencies, and government contracts. Specific projects included: Consulting: Project manager for clients on public relations and or advertising agency projects Implemented creative, marketing, and public relations products and services for clients Worked with internal and external resources to coordinate development, production and distribution of all marketing collateral, client pitches and presentations and ensured all deadlines were met for deliverables Managed and coordinated work flow of creative teams keeping projects on deadline and on budget

Education

Education
1992 - 1992