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Marketing, Administrative, Design, Photography, Business Management

Location:
Mesa, Arizona, United States
Posted:
January 06, 2017

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RAINIE KRAHN

**** **** ***** *** ****, Arizona **202 (404) ***-**** acx5do@r.postjobfree.com Professional

Objective

To become affiliated with a dynamic organization in a leadership position where my broad business background and qualifications in the areas of administrative management, corporate event planning and management, photography and product and business development will assist your company in achieving your overall goals and objectives.

Qualification

Summary

Track record of top performance including experience and achievements in design management, project oversight, staff supervision, quality control, client relations, sales, strategic marketing, event planning, tradeshows, market research, administrative management and policies and procedures.

Team player who collaborates closely with senior management and co-workers to achieve stated objectives.

Skilled in identifying issues and implementing successful approaches to resolving problems and providing direction.

Strengths include excellent leadership, organizational and multi-tasking abilities.

Easily establish and cultivate professional business and customer relationships.

Consistently received outstanding performance evaluations in all positions held.

– Advanced computer skills: Windows, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Photoshop and Illustrator. Professional

Experience

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR, Lawrenceville, Georgia (2009-Present) Permit Resource Services

• Working with Sign Manufactures and General Contractors to gain required permits from government agencies.

• Researching government policies and procedures.

• Working with County and City Departments to obtain permits needed to proceed with installation of products and services.

• Research, file and present cases for variances to government agencies; including photographing on location to show case studies.

Interior Design

• Interior Design for commercial and residential properties.

• Delivering creative and unique interiors that are developed to connect with the clients target audience and achieve their business goal.

• Committed to delivering every project on deadline and within budget.

• Hands on experience working with furniture companies, contractors and both small and large clients.

• Developing and organizing presentation materials including photography shoots and layouts, power point, project boards, and floor plans.

Photographer (2009-2016)

• Worked with High School and College Golf teams shooting photographs for web site, team photos and action shots.

• Hands on experience with small weddings, individual graduation and family photographs; along with the production of memory books, invitations and announcements. Sales, Marketing and Event Planning (2009-2016)

• Independent Event Planning and Membership Coordinator for local golf club. Experience in planning and coordinating weddings, rehearsals, parties and tournaments. Organized current member list, contracts and new member relations.

• Set up preferred vendor relationships and partnerships. Coordinated with local hotels, caterers, photographers and florists.

Travel Team Coach and Individual Instruction (2009-2016)

• Head Coach and Manager of fast pitch travel team along with individual instruction on hitting and fielding.

Professional

Experience

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EA INTERNATIONAL, Lawrenceville, Georgia (1999 – 2009) Vice President of Design, (2006 – April 2009)

• Promoted to this senior management position with this packaging and design firm due to outstanding performance in previous positions.

• Apply leadership skills to ensure efficient management of all aspects of product design involving soft side packaging, tradeshow booths, pop displays, inserts and other promotional materials.

• Coordinate activities of 12 designers and manage production activities in three sample factories in China.

• Key contributor to company achieving best year in 2007 while managing all design elements, creative ideas, strategic marketing and sales support.

• Service numerous corporate accounts including Wal-Mart, BBB, Target, LNT, JCP and others.

• Provide design services for Kay Unger, Ty Pennington, Tommy, Gucci, Vera Wang, and others.

• Conduct sales and marketing calls on small, medium and large accounts.

• Participate in nationwide tradeshows including product design, marketing and project oversight.

• Planned and organized all sales meetings, events and holiday celebrations.

• Coordinate and introduce new product rollouts.

• Negotiate cost-effective rates with vendors for all express shipments in U.S.

• Implement procedures to enhance effectiveness of company website. Director of Design & Product Development, (2001– 2006)

• Promoted to this position due to outstanding performance as Marketing Analyst.

• Applied leadership skills to oversee all phases of product design and development.

• Implemented procedures to ensure quality improvement of products manufactured by company.

• Successful in reducing revisions on samples resulting in substantial cost savings to company.

• Supervised, trained and motivated staff of eight employees to achieve maximum performance.

• Consistently excelled in quality control and on-time completion of all projects. Marketing Analyst, (1999 – 2001)

• Utilized expertise to conduct market analysis and research of different industries. Contributed to various aspects of product development for different merchandise. AARON RENTS, INC.

(Promoted to Executive Assistant due to outstanding performance in previous positions). Executive Assistant, Atlanta, Georgia (Oct 1995 – 1999)

• Supported Divisional President with diverse administrative services including office administration, correspondence processing and client relations.

• Performed meeting and event planning and coordination for 30-250 participants.

• Liaison to executive managers throughout region, vendors and customers including problem solving.

• Developed promotional materials and completed special projects. AARON’S RENTAL PURCHASE, Auburndale, Florida

Administrative Assistant, (Feb 1995 – Sept 1995)

• Applied leadership skills to oversee efficient management of Regional Manager’s and Distribution Center Manager’s office.

• Provided general administrative support including correspondence processing, customer service and problem solving.

AARON RENTS, INC., Atlanta, Georgia

Purchasing Assistant, (Dec 1991 – Feb 1995)

• Ensured timely and accurate processing of purchase orders for 100+ locations.

• Contributed to cost-effective purchases of furniture, inventory control and problem solving. Accounting Clerk, (May 1988 – Dec 1991)

• Processed and managed bank deposits for 100+ store locations.

• Reconciled bank accounts monthly and oversaw company’s bank loan and balance.

• Completed all projects in a timely and efficient manner to high quality standards. Education Completed General Education college classes as well as on-going professional development training. Personal Salary negotiable

References Excellent personal and professional references will be provided on request.



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