|Desired Industry: Newspaper/Magazine
|Desired Job Location: South Elgin, Illinois
||Date Posted: 10/20/2009
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: within 2 weeks of offer
|Desired Wage: $40K bonuses
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience
||Willing to Travel: Yes, More Than 75%
|Highest Degree Attained: Other
||Willing to Relocate: Yes
Taking the companies goals to a new level of achievement. Working alongside top executives and building customer commitment to product lines, to attain a level of customer service that allows for the retention of solid business relationships to prosper into new business growth.
NORTHWEST HERALD 01/08-05/2009
Newspapers In Education Manager/Circulation Sales & Distribution
Responsibilities include school account management, building relationships with school board(s), principals, faculty, staff and students. Management of sales, service levels and sponsorship involvement to provide newspapers to classrooms at no cost to students, to enhance newspaper experience in the classroom and provide curriculum tools to assist teachers in all aspects of this program. Put together sponsorships for various programs. Create and work with marketing on ads for sponsors and programs that run weekly inside newspaper Fundraising under 501 c 3 to benefit local schools. Assist with event coordination for business relationship in the community. Third party sales to area businesses to increase circulation and to provide low cost advertising opportunities to local owners & shops. Group tours through facility engaging the public and private sectors with the makings of the newspaper and history of the family that owns the publications.
USA TODAY/GANNETT 08/28/06 - 12/07
O’Hare/ District Sales & Distribution Manager (Temporary position)
Responsibilities included development of planning for distribution, transportation and sales staff, build relationships at key accounts, management of airport vendors, convenience stores, hotel shops, hotel room deliveries, draw efficiency, cash deposits and collections of all accounts in district: Marketing – manage sales, maintain airport databases, review successes at key sales outlets, and sell both blue chip and single copy accounts.
Management – work in field with contractors, monitor sales, identify problems and propose solutions.
Operations – control pilferage, coordinate special deliveries, monitor returns and route audits, contract and terminate agents and wholesalers, resolve billing problems. Create training program for timely deliveries and encourage participation, developing management skills. Instrumental in Chicago market winning Market of the Year for 2006. Key account relationship rebuilding a priority to my temporary position.
SACRED HEART SCHOOL 2003 - August 2006
Business & Fundraising Manager, Human Resources Coordinator & Athletic Director
School: Capable of multi - tasking in order to effectively run a diversified department. Accountable for tuition payment records, school fundraising activities, school store and petty cash. Maintain accounts receivables and payables for all school related expense including preparation of budget for $3M Multipurpose building project. Prepare payroll for all employees including retaining records for lay teachers, nuns, full and part time employees and extended care department. Responsible for all tasks relating to Human Resources. Work with contractual obligations within Diocese of Monterey guidelines. Prepare yearly budget for school. Assist with setting new guidelines and policies for new school year. Attend various meetings with Principal, Advisory committee members, attended construction project meetings for new multipurpose building,teachers & parents. School chairperson of AT&T Pebble Beach Fundraising event-coordinate and schedule all volunteers for security check at all entry points; implement procedures set by PB director of security.
Athletic Department: Work with all interscholastic league schools to develop new schedules, rules, regulations, and sports achievement levels. Responsible for contracting and training coaches at all levels of sports. Responsible for setting guidelines regarding fees for league referees and locations. Acted as a liason between school and parents concerning participation and athletic development.
USA TODAY/GANNETT 1994 – 2003
Hawaii Regional Zone Manager
Sales, Marketing, Distribution, Transportation and Office Management
Assures optimum daily draws, efficient and cost-effective transportation and distribution, timely collections, continued market penetration and improvement, and development of the satellite office staff. Responsibilities include: Marketing – manage sales, maintain airport contacts, check key sales outlets, and sell both blue chip and single copy accounts. Management – work in field with staff, monitor sales, identify problems, propose solutions, control collections, review payroll, human resources and development, keep costs within budget and reduce expenses. Managed and maintained satellite office, personnel, budgets, systems, warehouse, and vehicles. Operations – control pilferage, coordinate special deliveries, monitor returns and route audits, contract and terminate agents and wholesalers, resolve billing problems. Create training program for staff, encourage participation, develop management skills. Fly to outer islands to contract new agents and wholesalers, sell new accounts, and meet with blue chip accounts and audit routes. Strengths in creative writing, verbal and written communications with Circulation Directory. Events: Worked with marketing on Sony Open, Mercedes Open, Hotel accounts and events planning and execution for various conventions on all 5 islands.
Elgin Community College- working towards marketing certification 2009-current.
SIU-Edwardsville - 1979-1982 Majored in Business Management & Marketing
Hoffman Estates High School - 1978 Business & Math
SONY Open Volunteer, Mercedes Open Volunteer, AT&T Pebble Beach Security Coordinator Volunteer, McHenry Sedom Center Special needs volunteer,Pioneer Center of Human Services volunteer, Star 105.5 event volunteer
•Assertive, self-motivated, goal oriented. Able to work independently.
•Able to direct and lead others to produce desired results
•Able to serve as an agent for others, and trusted to speak on their behalf to accomplish desired results.
•Can work within a set budget and meet or exceed expectations. Demonstrated ability to consistently meet deadlines.
•Computer literate – can quickly learn new software.
•Demonstrated ability to work effectively with clients. Able to recognize client’s needs, and meet them.
•Demonstrated accuracy, attention to detail and ability to work well in team environment.
•Demonstrated record of high performance standards, including attention to schedules, deadlines, budgets and quality work. Ability to effectively work under pressure and meet target goals.
•Excel at directing a cohesive staff in the successful attainment of objectives.
•Major strengths in planning, problem solving and communication.
•Knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Word, Power Point, Quick Books, Outlook, First Class Mail system, AS400 system & PBS Circulation system database
Have successfully worked under 501(c)3 guidelines for over 3 years in a school setting and then with a major fundraising organization, AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am, and am comfortable with documentation and affiliations to non profit status and requirements.
Available upon request.
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