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Senior Communications Consultant / Manager Resume

Desired Industry: Publishing SpiderID: 35114
Desired Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Date Posted: 3/26/2010
Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent Availability Date: Immediately
Desired Wage: $85,000
U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
Job Level: Management (Manager, Director) Willing to Travel: Yes, 25-50%
Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors Willing to Relocate: No

Communications professional with extensive experience in corporate communications, public relations and publishing. Proven ability to write, edit, interpret and produce a broad range of communications deliverables. Collaborative as well as detail- and results-oriented manager with expertise in project management. Demonstrated ability to cultivate strong relationships with senior leaders as well as internal and external clients, and vendors.

ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS, Wilmington, Delaware 2005-2010
Senior Communications Manager – U.S. Field Sales
Provided strategic and tactical communications consulting services, including communications channel management, supporting the U.S. Field Sales team. Produced the following initiatives and projects:
• Developed communications strategy to deliver streamlined and targeted communications to the Field Sales organization
• Led redesign and launch of Web-based communications vehicle targeted to Field Sales personnel, designed to deliver targeted communications in an engaging, informative and easy-to-navigate format
• Delivered communications counsel, planning and implementation to Sales Training & Development organization
• Provided communications planning to promote sales incentive plans to Field Sales organization

Senior Communications Manager – U.S. Operation
Previous assignment supported U.S. Operations organization
• Provided strategic communications counsel and support for the vice president, U.S. Operations
• Managed communications for U.S. Operations Leadership Team
• Led communications planning and development for reorganization of Procurement group
• Led communications for Business Security Awareness campaign, a company-wide initiative to drive behavioral change to improve business-information, computer and network security

UNISYS CORPORATION, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 1999-2004
Senior Communications Consultant
Developed, managed and implemented strategic communications initiatives for a range of internal clients such as recruiting, incentive compensation and talent development groups within Human Resources. Also supported IT, Payroll and Worldwide Tax Services within Corporate Finance. Communications channels included broadcast e-mails, in-house Web news service, Web site development and content, PowerPoint presentations, print collateral and Unisys Business Television broadcasts.
• Marketed Global Recruiting organization to Unisys hiring managers
• Promoted Employee Referral Program to Unisys employees resulting in an increase in employee participation for three consecutive years
• Targeted communications and Web content to hiring managers in support of the launch of a global, Web-based tool designed to improve and streamline the process for opening and approving new-hire requests
• Consulted on developing recruitment print ads for The Wall Street Journal, Philadelphia Inquirer and other targeted newspapers and career publications
• Provided ongoing communications support for Unisys incentive compensation and equity compensation programs, including five incentive plans and stock options with several thousand participants, globally
• Supported CIO in developing "IT Virtual Staff Meeting," via Unisys Business Television broadcast, to global IT organization. Second largest audience of all company broadcasts
• Consulted with IT management team in developing all-employee communications
• Provided communications counsel and Web-content-development support for launch of a global initiative designed to ensure corporate and employee compliance with the tax requirements of local, state/provincial and national jurisdictions. Resulted in increased employee awareness of and compliance with Unisys policies

GOLIN/HARRIS INTERNATIONAL, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1997-1999
Vice President/Account Manager
Led five-person account service and new-business-development team. Oversaw special projects including major corporate programs, new service announcements, grand openings and promotional events. Managed ICI Polyester account including internal and external communications, marketing communications and media relations
• Launched and published corporate magazine with international audience for ICI Polyester
• Managed internal and external communications for ICI Polyester business unit sale to DuPont
• Planned and implemented promotional activities and media events for Northwest Airlines to support successful launch of regular service between Philadelphia and Amsterdam
• Chaired Golin/Harris quality enhancement committee with mission to identify and implement best practices for improved client service

CHILTON PUBLICATIONS, Radnor, Pennsylvania 1990-1997
Managing Editor, Automotive Body Repair News (1994-1997)
Led staff of four writers to produce magazine, averaging 31 editorial pages (advertising excluded). Managed content of news and editorial sections containing five departments and four to five feature stories per issue. Oversaw story development. Edited all copy for content, clarity, accuracy and length.
• Coordinated electronic production of magazine with editorial, art, production and manufacturing personnel to meet monthly printer deadline
• Hired and managed seven freelance writers and oversaw freelance editorial budget
• Successfully managed increase in editorial content and hiring of additional staff editors to capitalize on rapid growth in advertising volume
• Established new workflow for editorial production resulting in increased efficiency and on-time delivery
• Created style guide for magazine to improve editorial consistency and quality

Technical Editor, Motor Age (1992-1994)
Wrote monthly features on automotive technical service and edited field service bulletins. Edited staff-written and freelance articles for technical accuracy. Received editorial award in “Best How-to Feature” category

Automotive Editor, Chilton Book Company (1990-1992)
Wrote and edited automotive service manuals designed for the professional service technician

B.A., Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Experienced with IBM and Macintosh platforms; MS Word, Front Page, PowerPoint, Project, Excel; Adobe Photoshop, Quark Express; Red Dot, Documentum and Vignette Web-content management systems

Additional Information:
U.S. Soccer Federation and Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association certified soccer referee
Soccer coach for more than 13 years

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