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Internal Communications Manager - BROWN PAPER TICKETS

2009 - 2011


Responsible for creating and maintaining ongoing communications between departments at Brown Paper Tickets.

  • Wrote legal guidelines for employee blog
  • Launched/managed Employee Newsletter
  • Developed Emergency Communications Plan
  • Designed/wrote Human Resource Manual in collaboration with HR Director and Legal Department
  • Collaborated with CEO and HR Director to write/design the Employee Benefits Manual.

MARKETING ASSOCIATE/SALES DESK (CONTRACT) - MICROSOFT

2009

Researched and produced internal and client-facing PowerPoint presentations and documentation on behalf of National and Global Sales Teams

  • Performed client qualification and background research to assist sales team.
  • Interfaced with sales teams via LiveMeeting and Microsoft Communicator conveying complex sales strategies and reporting procedures.
  • Participated in the launch of annual forecast planning project.
MARKETING COORDINATOR (CONTRACT) - TDWI
2008
  • Implemented e-marketing campaign increasing Webinar registrations from 0 to 500 under 30-days
  • Crafted e-promotion copy with 0.3 out of 10 rating on Spam filter detection
  • Improved team communication by launching a shared Outlook calendar for the marketing team

ADVERTISING EXECUTIVE
- COLORSNW MAGAZINE 
2007-2008
  • Three-issue publishing contract with AT&T during first monthly sales cycle
  • Prospected and qualified a sales pipeline of over 700 contacts
  • Facilitated and marketed “Jobtini” Diversity Recruiting Events

ADVERTISING EXECUTIVE - MEDIA INC. MAGAZINE
2006-2007
  • Generated sales of $250,000 in first year sales cycle
  • Implemented “Green Marketing” Issue increasing Third Quarter sales by 15% over previous year
  • Initiated seven successful advertorial sales programs
  • “Make-up Artist” center-spread closed out in one business day
  • “Market Research Spotlight” increased Issue’s revenue by 10%
  • Identified new verticals for advertising channels and developed key accounts in those them
MARKETING COORDINATOR - TITAN WORLDWIDE
2004-2006      
  • Customized marketing collateral and presentations for an aggressive and dynamic sales team resulting in to $8 million in revenue
  • Award in “Vice President’s Club” for initiation of corporate networking and marketing events
  • Conserved $35,000 by developing demographic modeling system using in-house tools
  • Financed all corporate events in Seattle using Biz-Exchange Barter Script, Resulting cash savings: $10,000
  • Published press releases and articles in Marketing, Media Inc., Ad Week
  • Motivated Sales Team with sales contest using a large-scale game board of my own design
  • Launched marketing analysis/mapping tool including Arbitron/Scarborough consumer behavior data
  • Participated in presentations to Taco del Mar and Les Schwab with National Account Manager and V.P. of Sales

DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT (CONTRACT)
- LIFELONG AIDS ALLIANCE
2002
  • Prospecting, qualifying and developing corporate and walk team relationships for the 2002 AIDS Walk
  • Primarily a fund raising venture, focusing on cash and in-kind donations: $15,000 in kind, $5,000 cash
 Additional Professional Experience

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF  - THE COMMONS, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, THE EBBTIDE, SCC
2003-2005
  • Responsible for managing the staffing, editing, production and distribution of campus publications
  • Led collaborative efforts of four section editors and 16 contributing writers
  • Managed work-flow to meet crucial deadlines with changing priorities

ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT-INTERNSHIP
- NEORX CORP.
2001 – 2002
  • Reconciled GL Coding within ISO 9000 standards, securing $500,000 government funding
  • Presented reporting compiled from accounting data of over 160 GL Codes to Vice President, Finance and Director of Accounting.
  • Incorporated material into annual reports and PowerPoint decks for Board of Directors and senior management 

INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING EXECUTIVE - AIRBORNE EXPRESS INC.
1998 – 2001
  • Reconciliation of Danish accounts resulted in $2 million receivable to Airborne
  • Managed over $80 million in international accounts
  • Received “I Made It Happen” award in recognition of teamwork
  • Launched procedure archive on shared drive reducing processing time on account reconciliations
  • Coordinated system conversion from Linux-hybrid to Oracle platform with Business Analysis Team

A Brief Sketch:


  • Project management expert, always ready and eager to accept the next challenge Demonstrate ability to manage scope, identify the critical path, delineate tasks and deliver successful results.
  • Work well in teams and across departments, particularly in situations requiring amelioration of relationships to facilitate a common goal.
  • Creative, enthusiastic & visionary marketing professional Dubbed a “Special Forces Ranger” by peers Take a simple idea to the next level View each marketing-oriented venture as an opportunity to engender a multi-pronged advancement scenario. Skilled at communicating solution-based proposals internally and to clients and business partners
  • Talented writer with experience in ad copy writing, article-writing and editing for print media, as well as internet/web site and marketing collateral
  • Relationship-focused marketing professional with experience in successful B2B sales strategies Successfully built sales pipeline from ground zero in first-ever sales role. Created event and editorially oriented marketing campaigns generating meaningful revenue for Media Index Publishers. 

Education

BACHELOR OF ARTS,
Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences/Mass Media and Journalism, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON (Seattle, WA) | 2005

ASSOCIATES OF ARTS AND SCIENCES,
Humanities/Journalism, SHORELINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Shoreline, WA) | 2003

References and Recommendations:
 

Pamela Quadros Harnish

Vice President General Manager, Titan Worldwide

 

Sean Swensen

Account Executive at Blair Television
"Ty is endlessly creative and enthusiastic."
 
 

Al Desart

Street Car Operator, King County Metro

 
 

Eileen Pete

Senior Accountant at Davita

 

Justin Burkholder

Senior Account Executive, Titan Worldwide

 
 

Lynn Rowland

Office Coordinator, Titan Outdoor

"{H}e was a truly a Titan among employees here at Titan Worldwide."