JUDITH M. WONG
Charlotte, North Carolina • 803-***-**** • firstname.lastname@example.org • www.LinkedIn.com/in/JudithMWong
Profile: Marketing Communications & Innovative Project Manager
Proven Success in Impactful Writing and Creative Messaging for Diverse Industries
Imaginative and skilled to effectively produce content, materials, and brand messaging for targeted audiences while meeting stringent budgets/timelines.
Accomplished background in writing, editing, content management, marketing communications, and innovative project management. Skilled program/project management professional who excels in fast-paced, time-sensitive work environments. Articulate communicator and persuasive speaker who is comfortable presenting to small or large audiences. Kept business skills sharp for the last 10 years as a real estate investor and property manager.
FUN FACT: Rode an elephant and walked over the Bridge over the River Kwai in Thailand.
Skills and Capabilities Include:
Practiced in designing and implementing fully integrated communications programs that are known for their quality and effectiveness to reach targeted markets and grow the bottom-line.
Recognized as a consummate multi-tasker who works well with people at all levels and effectively manages multiple projects at once with conflicting deadlines and ever-changing priorities.
Noted for ensuring adherence to each client’s brand and marketing communication standards and guidelines.
Marketing Communications – Advertising & Promotions – Brand Management
Campaign Management – Creative Messaging – Content Management – Project Management
Program Management – Media & Press Relations – Public Speaking & Presentations
Writing, Editing & Publishing – Budget Administration – Contract Administration
Time & Resource Management – Customer Service – Client & Vendor Relations
Planning & Scheduling – Tracking & Monitoring – Revenue Growth
WomenVenture – Marketing Communications Manager (3 Years)
Women’s Business Center as Designated by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
Generated a wide array of collateral materials, press releases, and advertising for a $2.5M nonprofit career and business development agency targeting women business owners increasing community exposure by 25%. Pitched small business owner success stories to media such as National Public Radio, Minneapolis/St. Paul Star Tribune, and TV shows including the Oprah Winfrey Show. Composed compelling press releases for annual WomenVenture conferences that featured keynote speakers Gloria Steinem, Ann Richards and Jehan Sedat. Rebranded and developed new logo with advertising agency and created all collateral materials. Increased revenue by 20% in one year.
Successfully pitched small business owner story for Kari Lee’s Country Mix, a product still sold at Cracker Barrel throughout the U.S. today (i.e., single mom’s business that generates over $2M annually).
Effectively managed key marketing strategies for the agency and increased donations by 25% over a 2-year period. Decreased donor solicitation costs by 70% by inserting a postage-paid return envelope for donations.
Finex Communications, Inc. – Business Development Manager (1 Year)
London-Based Direct Marketing Agency
Spearheaded “burger teaser” new business development campaign for a direct mail advertising agency in Singapore; captured 70% of the local market.
Washington Mutual, Inc. – Investor Relations Association (2 Years)
Savings Bank Holding Company
Supported shareholders and stock analysts in the Investors Relations Department of a Pacific Northwest community bank
Worked closely with CEO on PowerPoint slideshow for key presentation at annual meeting.
Supported development of annual report and handled all planning/logistics for National Association of Investors Corporation trade show.
OTHER BUSINESS EXPERIENCE
Wong Way Investors, Inc. – Real Estate Investor/Property Manager (2007-Present)
Real Estate and Property Management Services Company
Manage six rental properties; collaborate with tenants, draft and sign leasing contracts, collect rental monies, and maintain safe, compliant units. Negotiate with vendors and oversee service contracts. Address and resolve any tenant issues to include filing evictions as warranted. Record and maintain business/financial data in QuickBooks. Draft a wide array of marketing, advertising, and promotional materials for the business.
Demonstrate a keen knowledge and understanding of fair housing and Section 8 housing; familiar with traditional, hard money, equity line of credit, and FHA loans.
Project managed and successfully flipped several residential properties for profit.
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Professional Development: SEO Copywriting Class, Universal Class, 8/2019
MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook); QuickBooks, Canva, Mailchimp, WordPress, Adobe Pro, and Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook).
ACTIVITIES & AFFILIATIONS
Volunteered for and member of Palmetto Teen Group (PTG) Home School Association. Maintained website and updated frequently with fresh content, administered Excel membership database for homeschool group with 179-member families, and managed Google Group. Performed various marketing activities on multiple Facebook pages to grow membership (i.e., 15% increase in 2017-2018). Marketed annual event using Canva to post on Facebook.