Experienced writer, editor and communicator with versatile breadth of experience in business-to-business, retail, real estate, education and non-profit markets.
July 2011 – Present
Confidential, Madison, NJ Marketer/ Web Site Project Manager
A Montessori preschool and Kindergarten
Provide administrative, marketing, fundraising and admissions support as well as manage the creative development process of a new web site in progress.
December 2008 – March 2009
Confidential, NY, NY Bone Marrow Registration Drive Publicity Manager
The world’s largest bone marrow donor center
Created and implemented an integrated communications plan to encourage donor registration to find a life-saving match for a Madison, NJ mother of four with Leukemia.
Set a new record for donor registrations in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Achieved unprecedented media coverage.
2004 - 2006
Confidential., Paramus, NJ Marketing Manager
A diamond engagement ring retailer
Initiated, developed and executed advertising, marketing and promotional programs utilizing print, broadcast, and internet media to support sales of diamond engagement rings, wedding bands and fine diamond jewelry and liquidation of unwanted diamonds.
2003 - 2004Confidential, Morristown, NJ Executive Director
A 501(c)(3) Charitable Foundation
Collaborated with Board of Trustees to create and implement strategic fundraising plan for this nonprofit.
1992 - 1998
Confidential, Rockaway, NJ
A manufacturer of acrylic sheet and resins
1996 - 1998 Sr. Marketing Communications Project Manager
Managed all aspects of Communications Department including budgets, staff, trade shows, advertising, public relations, direct marketing, lead fulfillment, web site development and collateral materials.
1992 - 1995 Public Relations Manager
Managed all internal and external public relations programs.
Conceived, organized and directed all corporate meetings and special events.
Wrote and produced employee and distributor publications.
1991 - 1992
Confidential, Springfield, NJ Account Supervisor
A full-service advertising and public relations agency
Managed and executed all public relations activities for The World Trade Center.
Managed corporate media relations activities for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NJ.
1987 - 1990
Confidential, NY, NY Account Supervisor
A full-service business-to-business public relations and advertising agency
Supervised and directed staff on nine diverse accounts.
Created and implemented annual marketing public relations programs.
Ensured that communications activities met client objectives.
Planned and developed print advertising campaigns, collateral materials, direct marketing campaigns and promotional videos.
Conceived and executed a variety of special events.
1986 - 1987
Confidential., Flushing, NY Publications Coordinator
A manufacturer of welding products
Managed all public relations, advertising and publication efforts.
Coordinated all special events, seminars and meetings.
1982 - 1986
Confidential, Manhasset, NY Assistant Editor
A CMP High-technology news weekly.
Researched and wrote articles and special reports on the electronics industry.
Reported and wrote weekly industry survey column.
Managed all photography requirements.
Bachelor of Arts degree,