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Marketing / Graphic Design Professional
I hold an Associate’s Degree in the Business Administration and has 20 years of Marketing and Graphic Design experience in diverse industries. I started my career as Research Analyst with Insignia/ESG, within 6 months, I was promoted to Senior Research Analyst, as well as furthering my education in the Graphic Design field and remaining with Insignia/ESG for 8 years (currently known as CBRE). When working at Crescent Heights as a Marketing Coordinator, I was awarded the “Quarterly Employee Award of Appreciation” for the Portofino Waterfront Residences, a residential project in Jersey City, NJ. I relocated to Arizona in 2006 and resided in Scottsdale for 4 years. During my time living in Arizona, I worked at Summit Builders as a Marketing Coordinator in Phoenix, however, due to personal reasons decided to relocate my residence back to my home state of New Jersey in 2010. I am a member of the National Association of Professional Women and the Society for Marketing Professional Services. I am a bright, driven, dedicated and a practical, common sense thinker. I utilize my creative talent and problem solving capabilities to every project or situation. I can be relied on and have been trusted with multi-million dollar budgets, large volume jobs and tight deadlines.
New tradeshow booth for Collagen Matrix
Website design for small business
NAB logo design
* Catalogue employee resumes, provided marketing services, project profile sheets, website maintenance * Prepared proposals, resumes, qualification packages which included collating, binding and packaging of client materials. * Developed RFP/RFQ and presentation procedures * Implement strategic development of client presentations * Created power point presentations, press releases, social media content updates and managed advertising * Planned company events, attended project openings and ground-breakings ceremonies for clients * Tradeshow preparation / attend as necessary for exhibitor set-up * Coordinated all photography for completed projects * Supervise marketing assistant
Rookie of the Year 2012 * Redesigned existing and created new marketing pieces for Collagen Matrix's collagen- and mineral-based finished medical devices in the areas of orthopedic-spine surgery, neurosurgery, oral surgery and wound care. * Heavy tradeshow preparation, travel arrangements, exhibitor set-up and attendance * Created new design for CMI product package which included boxes and envelopes * Product postcard mailings, project management including tracking flow of projects with outside agencies/vendors * Correspond daily with outside vendors * Created a new electronic and hard copy filing system by introducing a shared network to the company * Assist in training outside sale reps * 40% Travel
"During my time with Summit Builders, it was very rewarding to see a project constructed from start to finish after an extensive proposal process." * Catalogue employee resumes, provided marketing services, project profile sheets, website, company rankings and assist Marketing Manager with semi-annual updates to ensure current information is available. * Designed and developed templates and proposal covers, organizational charts, power point presentations * Prepared "draft" proposals, resumes, qualification packages, AIA A305 Contractor Qualification statements, which included collating, binding and packaging of client materials. * Created project postcard mailings and assist Marketing Manager with project press releases good press mailings to client and architects and, maintain records of media hits * Tradeshow preparation / Attended as necessary for exhibitor set-up * Coordinated all photography needed for employee photo shoots and projects * 20% Travel 1 MARIA RUSSO (201) 694-9422 * firstname.lastname@example.org
Quarterly Employee Award of Appreciation for Portofino Waterfront Residences * Supported Sales and Management teams with marketing amenities for buyers at (2) NJ Properties * Directed corporate with daily updates and maintenance of NJ property websites * Management of branding and promotion, market research, marketing campaigns and outreach, design and print of sales collateral, signage and displays, and property website design, development and maintenance. * Created monthly media schedules & marketing campaigns within budgets for NJ properties while monitoring leads from website and traffic flow in Sales office on daily basis. * Corresponded daily with a myriad of media and outside vendors * Managed and directed in house ad agency in creation of all advertising including newspaper, magazine ads /direct/mailers/radio/ television spots & photo shoots for NJ properties. * Managed and prepared NJ and PA Invoices while maintaining monthly expense spreadsheets * Organized grand openings, open houses and broker events * Managed multi-million dollar budget
* Acted as a media buyer for advertising company with a clientele of the largest NJ automotive dealerships. * Managed advertising for the company's largest accounts whose budgets totaled over $2.5 million * Executed creation of all advertising including newspaper, magazine ads/inserts/mailers/radio/television spots * Corresponded with a myriad of media * Worked closely with all account executives as well as the president of the agency to ensure the best possible utilization of each client's advertising.
* Supported a staff of fifty commercial real estate brokers * Created building agency flyers, brochures, location maps, heavy editing and scanning to floor plans and photos * Attended monthly sales meetings and maintained a northern/central New Jersey building and tenant database * Created layouts of quarterly reports including current CB Richard Ellis New Jersey properties, market analysis, promotional materials, prepared proposals and power point presentations