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Editorial, Research & Graphic Design Specialist

Location:
Charlotte, NC
Posted:
September 27, 2018

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LESLIE B. WOOTEN

**** ********** ****** ** *** **2, Charlotte, NC 28270 » 704-***-**** » ac67fk@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

CBRE, Capital Markets Operations Analyst, Charlotte, NC; May 2014–August 2017

»Served as Marketing Manager for the Office and Industrial Institutional Properties division, directing the creation and production of print and digital marketing collateral for the disposition of $1.5 billion in office, industrial and mixed-use assets in the Carolinas.

»Composed and edited written content for comprehensive property-marketing books (“offering memoranda”), which included extensively researching for-sale assets’ conditions and features, area demographics, and market and economic trends.

»Managed design team’s production of offering memoranda from initial design concept to final world-class printed property-marketing book.

»Created pre-press graphic design content for offering memoranda, proposals and other marketing material. Edited photos for marketing collateral.

»Designed custom emails and websites to promote in-market assets. Managed email campaigns and tracked investor interest activity and bids.

»Wrote promotional press releases announcing completed property sales, portfolios coming to market and team achievements.

»Integrated legacy database of 10,000+ investor contacts and numerous speculative and active properties into new enterprise project management software. Acted as team expert, training supervisor and colleagues on the software on an ongoing basis.

Commercial Real Estate Clients, Freelance Graphic Designer & Researcher; Charlotte, NC; 2009–May 2014

»Created graphic design presentation materials maps, labeled aerials and photographs, and site and floor plans.

»Designed promotional and property listings flyers.

»Researched retailers, schools and land/building records for data maintenance and demographic and market analyses.

»Updated and maintained clients’ websites.

Currier Properties, Inc., Graphic Designer & Office Manager; Charlotte, NC; March 2006–November 2009

»Provided research, graphic design, editorial and officer managerial/clerical support for five brokers in a commercial real estate firm.

»Created graphic design presentation materials maps, labeled aerials and photographs, and site and floor plans.

»Extensively researched retailers, schools and land/building records for data maintenance and demographic and market analyses.

»Recreated and maintained company website.

»Served as information technology specialist troubleshot, researched, purchased and installed software, hardware and peripherals. Significantly reduced IT outsourcing, saving the company up to $150/hour.

»Prepared tenant representation documents for leasing commercial space.

OneTravel Holdings, Inc. (defunct), Office Manager/Executive Assistant; Charlotte, NC; December 2003–Summer 2005; Freelance Editorial Assistant, Summer 2005–November 2005

»Supported three executives and one attorney in a publicly traded company.

»Served as information technology specialist, which eliminated IT outsourcing need and saved the company $90/hour.

»Assisted in compiling legal documents relating to acquisitions, financing transactions, stock agreements and board matters, protecting highly confidential insider information and eliminating paralegal need, saving the company $20/hour.

»Maintained company and subsidiaries’ corporate records, adhering to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and American Stock Exchange guidelines. Helped compose, assemble and edit financial reports for filing with SEC.

»Wrote and distributed press releases relating to company activities.

»Filed executives’ and board members’ share acquisitions on SEC’s EDGAR system online, in lieu of outside counsel filing, saving the company $200/hour.

United Way of Central Carolinas, Inc., Administrative Assistant, Resource Development; Charlotte, NC; July 2002–October 2003

»Provided advanced administrative, technical and editorial support.

»Assisted planned-giving program and residential and company campaigns, incorporating comprehensive data research, compilation, analyzation and maintenance, and solicitation of thousands of prospective and current donor accounts. Coordinated with vendors to ensure expedient and accurate mail delivery.

»Organized and participated in boards of directors’ meetings, often communicating with major-gift donors, community leaders and regional heads of industry.

J.A. Jones Management Services, Inc. (defunct), Desktop Publisher, Business Development; Charlotte, NC; October 1999–July 2001

»Created and edited proposals and presentations for industrial, commercial, and U.S. government and military contracts.

»Designed graphics and other marketing materials.

»Adhered to ISO 9001 guidelines.

UNC Charlotte Urban Institute, Office Assistant III, Economic Development and Planning Program; Charlotte, NC; August 1997–October 1999

»Provided editorial, technical and administrative support.

»Designed and edited grant-based urban-growth research reports.

»Solely managed the design and publication of Charlotte-region public officials directory.

»Researched and maintained data on Charlotte-region major employers and manufacturers, and using the data, formatted Charlotte Chamber-commissioned directories.

TECHNICAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, Outlook and Visio. Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat and Dreamweaver. Salesforce, Deal Flow, CampaignLogic. GIS research on municipalities’ online platforms. Various demographics programs. Graphic mapping applications. HTML concepts.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

»University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Bachelor of Arts in English, Graduated Cum Laude.

»North Carolina Notary Public.



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