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Sales Manager

Northridge, California, 91324, United States
May 29, 2010

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Kathleen A. DePetrillo

**** ****** ******, **********, ** 91324 Cell: 603-***-****


Objective: To obtain a marketing position which utilizes current

knowledge, experience and expertise while enhancing professional growth.

Summary: Highly self-motivated, detailed-oriented and quick learner who

works well under any circumstances. Exceptional organizational skills,

branding, multi-tasking and media experience. Willingness to travel as

needed. Always eager to learn and accept new challenges to keep me thinking

outside the box.

Skills: Mac and PC proficiency; Microsoft Office Suite, PowerPoint,

PageMaker, PhotoShop and Quark. Hold current Drivers License and Passport.


Serenity Studios, Los Angeles, CA

Marketing & Events

2009 - Present

. Scheduling & attending of radio and television interviews, guest

appearances, and events and maintaining social and media contacts

. Organizing and coordinating charity events, including attending,

producing as well as donating auction items

. Arrange travel, itineraries, transportation and expenses, and being on-

call 24/7 for changes

. Key point person for all correspondence, social and media relations

and day to day activities

New England Dragway, Epping, NH

2008 - 2009

Director of Marketing & Sales

. Coordinated and developed corporate sales, hospitality, activities

and events (20-80,000 guests) for major corporations to drive sales,

identity and generated return of business each year

. Researched and created new marketing plans to increase attendance and


. Re-designed, developed and edited all New England Dragway publications

which saved the company $10,000 annually

. Obtained, researched & formulated annual budget to be presented to

board for final approval

. Created, managed and placed all radio, print and TV ads; researched

the best media outlet for the demographics

Home Builders & Remodelers Assoc. of NH

2006 - 2007

Event & Sales Manager

. Founded and created first NH Construction Show and coordinator of

annual NH Home Show. Coordinated all sponsorships and booth sales

. Managed major awards program for the "Best of the Best" in building.

Coordinated call for entries, collected and separated entries,

organized and coordinated formal awards ceremony

. Coordinated all events; i.e., sporting events, dinners, seminars,

training programs, etc. and kept within budget

. Researched, arranged and coordinated all celebrities for trade shows

and events and was main contact for entire stay

. Created and managed special events and activities for branding and


PennWell Publishing, Nashua, NH

2001 - 2005

Sr. Marketing Communications & Events Manager

. Created media kits/sales sheets & brochures for sales team to sell

more effectively and generating increased revenue

. Designed/created advertisements, collateral, posters and

graphics for all publications and trade show booths

. Wrote press releases and articles for publications and news

wires; designed and created all announcements and invitations

. Traveled to all trade shows and events both domestic and overseas;

main contact on-site at all shows and events

. Created new system and procedures for domestic and international trade

shows and showed a 5% profit on travel and shipping; trained marketing

team on new procedures; attended team meetings to discuss upcoming

ventures and marketing strategies

Savings Bank Life Insurance, Woburn, MA

1998 - 2001

Marketing & Special Events Manager

. Developed and managed all special projects, marketing and public

relations for corporate branding

. Coordinated & attended all charity, event planning and trade shows

. Scheduled meetings, travel and tracked expense reports for both CEO

and SVP

. Boosted company morale by starting an annual "Company Cook-out" and

monthly "Ice Cream Sundae Friday"; coordinated senior management to

cook and serve employees

. Developed and assisted in all creation of radio and TV advertisements

and identified appropriate media outlets

. Created new sales report which was adopted throughout the company

. Prepared PowerPoint presentations and represented company at speaking

engagements, presentations and PR Events

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