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Project Management Manager

Location:
Denver, Colorado, United States
Salary:
55,000-60,000
Posted:
January 08, 2018

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Darlene Ewing

303-***-**** ac3ybo@r.postjobfree.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/darlene-ewing/

PROCUREMENT, ACCOUNT MANAGER, PROJECT MANAGER

Energetic, passionate, dynamic and innovative Sourcing and Advertising professional in Point of Sale as well as Direct Mail and catalog offerings for Corporate Brands and Agencies. I am known as an easy going, hardworking and solution oriented team player. My passion and high energy has a proven track record in implementing innovative solutions as well as team building

to achieve sustainable success for our clients.

AREAS OF STRENGTH & SKILL

Procurement Management

Marketing Development Strategies

Multi-Project Account Management

Budget Creation & Time Management

Project Management

Corporate Relationship Liaison

Promotion & Event Management

Team Training and Development

Relationship Management

Self Motivator

Professional Experience

THE INTEGER GROUP – LAKEWOOD, CO 1993 - 2016

Supervisor, POS Solutions, 01/2010 – 12/2016

Successfully managed 200+ pieces of art requiring crucial tracking into two separate business segments for one of the nation’s largest insulin providers.

Responsible for: artwork release, multimillion dollar print production and budget control, vendor contract and payment, troubleshooting and copy editing which resulted in superior quality for national and international clients.

Trained and managed staff in production specs and provided expertise for all aspects of projects throughout the agency and marketing groups including: print, displays, large format, signage, merchandising, packaging, proofing and design collaboration.

Analyzed dielines and CAD drawings along with building miniature renditions of displays, both in print and trade shows, for accuracy.

Successfully managed relations between account and creative teams as well as the agency and client executives through project management and production deliveries.

Director, POS Solutions, 01/2005 – 01/2010

Directed and mentored a production staff of 7 to 11.

Ensured each team member was versed in creative marketing strategies, campaigns, loyalty programs. Coached them on budgeting and procurement in print, merchandising and permanent POP.

Partner with major manufactures of POP and apply purchasing principles for fortune 500 companies.

Expertise in Key Account and Channel marketing program initiation and execution from both the Brand and Agency side of business.

Successes included – printing cost reduction of $500K+, - management of $10M+ promotions within budget and deadlines, - timely graphic installation, - innovative project staging, - met 100% client expectations.

Due to client finance cutback, there was no funding for multiple Director positions.

CONTINUED

Production Supervisor, 08/2001 – 01/2005

Supervised and coached a team of 7 print buyers and assisted in training new staff

Managed annual procurement budget of $200-300 million dollars.

Implemented all aspects of print specs, - collateral production, trade show events - deadline and budget expectations for partners and clients, - copy and artwork editing based on supplier requirements, - assisted Dept. Director in day to day activities.

Negotiated and managed vendor relationships to ensure the best pricing outcome by setting up vendor contracts and looking for areas where costs could be cut while keeping project to highest caliber of quality and remaining on time.

Senior Production Manager, 09/1993 – 08/2001

Assisted in forming The Integer Group production department, - creating print production specs through cross-functional departments, - displays, trade show displays, large format, signage, instore POP and packaging, proofreading and design collaboration.

Negotiated budgets with suppliers and managed purchase orders, deadlines and budgets, - reconciled project orders.

Set up timelines and schedules for successful Project Management

Partnered with internal Creative and Account departments in innovative creative and marketing strategies.

EDUCATION AFFILIATIONS

Mesa College Grand Junction, CO Habitat for Humanity

Computer Advancements Lakewood, CO March of Dimes

St Jude Medical

United Way

REFERENCES

Marian Halliday

Sales Supervisor

Sprint Press Denver

ac3ybo@r.postjobfree.com

303-***-****

Lori Waknin

Account Mgr

IHS

ac3ybo@r.postjobfree.com

303-***-****

Tamera Ehrman

Sales Representative

Sprint Press Denver

ac3ybo@r.postjobfree.com

303-***-****

Jeanette Widen

POS Solutions Supervisor

The Integer Group

ac3ybo@r.postjobfree.com

303-***-****

Keith Sanders Sari Farne

Creative Director Senior Production Specialist

The Integer Group The Integer Group

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303-***-**** 303-***-****

Matt Buker

Sales Mgr

IC Group

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303-***-****



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