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Project Manager Sales

Lancaster, Ohio, 43130, United States
January 24, 2018

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Kevin R. Zapiecki

(614) ***-****



Experienced writer, editor and project manager with a diverse background in several industries, including science, marketing, and computer technology. Detailed orientated, highly organized. Strong project management and completion skills.



Knowledge of UNIX, Microsoft Office programs, Windows NT, XP, Java, FrameMaker, Adobe products including InDesign, QuarkXpress, Photoshop, Marketing Cloud (digital marketing automation and analytics software and services) HTML, Perl, Atypon, PageMaker, Dreamweaver and Mac/IBM compatible systems


Chemical Abstracts Service, a division of the American Chemical Society, Marketing & Sales Division, Columbus, OH

Communications Representative, STN, 2013-2017

Developed and executed marketing plans for new products including MethodsNow, ChemZent, SciFindern and Chemistry Class Advantage

Lead projects within 8 different product groups

Reviewed and edited communication materials ensuring accuracy, style, format, quality and content for scientific audience

Provided recommendations and assisted with product-related public relations campaigns and initiatives, including press releases, media relations and web content

Made recommendations to optimize CAS product brand presence online, including competitive and strategic insight and developed communication plans

Developed and contributed to electronic and print newsletters and sales materials including brochures, press releases and website content

Subscription rate of STN News increased 30% over the last 3.5 years

Designed and wrote copy for web pages to communicate news and products information for the STN, SciFinder, MethodsNow, ChemZent, NCI Global, CHEMCATS and ScienceIP brands

Coordinated web promotion, internal communications and email promotions for new products, product enhancements and releases

Published author in ACS Symposium Series; Back to the Future: CAS and the Shape of Chemical Information To Come

Used social media marketing tools (including Google Analytics and HootSuite) to increase ROI of sales campaigns

Successfully negotiated contracts with vendors

Administrator of Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Created and executed campaigns for CAS Sales

The American Chemical Society, ACS Journal Publications, Columbus, OH

Senior Technical Editing Associate, 2003-2013

Met publishing deadlines to the web/printer for 46 scientific journals

Edited journals for accuracy and style

Identified and implemented changes to improve quality and efficiency

Edited content and wrote documentation for reviewing Ebooks

Dealt with complex scientific concepts in chemistry, biology and environmental sciences

Member of testing team that analyzed new production systems. Resulted in 65% reduction in publication time

The Ohio State University, Computer Information Science Department, Columbus, OH

Student Programmer 4 for Hardware/Networking Group


Installed, maintained, upgraded and repaired departmental computer and networking equipment

Purchased equipment and replacement parts

Consulted faculty and staff on a variety of technical issues

Maintained vendor relationships

Trained new student employees

Designed, managed and implemented machine rooms. Including wire management, labeling schemes, installation and configuration of network equipment

Wrote and edited printer and workstation usage guides for student, staff and faculty use


The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Bachelors of Arts, Journalism and Communication

Minor Specialization in Environmental Geology


Awarded Good Samaritan Award; Volunteered at Riverside Hospital, Toledo, OH for 3+ years; Coached Jr. and Sr. high school basketball; Volunteered for over 11 years at The Ohio State University’s James Cancer Hospital (2003-2014), Columbus, OH; Volunteered for WOSU, public radio and television stations of The Ohio State University; Volunteered for the Picnic at the Pops, Columbus, OH.

References available upon request.

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