Creative and driven Communications professional for a global Fortune 500 company with a wide-ranging background in marketing, graphics and executive communication, employee engagement and branding.
Microsoft Office Suite
Adobe Creative Suite
Adobe Premiere video editing
Dedicated team player
Formulated comprehensive design manuals for packaging and brand identity. Founder of the Creative Services department for Henkel's Adhesive Technology division. Recipient of numerous industry awards including 2 Stevie gold awards and an Effie award.
Management of corporate internal and external communications' materials and programs with a focus on corporate branding. Areas include management and development of printed and digital materials, public relations support, communications planning, copy writing, corporate identity, advertising, sponsorships and events, and Internet/intranet and social media content.
Contributed to the execution and delivery of corporate internal and external communications, with a focus on building awareness and knowledge of the Henkel brand. Orchestration of Henkel NA's crisis communications initiative, corporate public relations, communications planning, corporate design/identity, corporate advertising, and sponsorship opportunities.
Management of graphic solutions for packaging, collateral, advertising, trade shows, corporate image and related materials. Managed yearly scheduling, negotiations, and placements for advertising; tracking, support and coordination of Public Relations for the Loctite brand of adhesives. Coordination of national trade shows. Management of product branding and trademarks.
Established an in-house communications department, including hiring and training a staff of 20, computer network implementation, and development of departmental standards & procedures. Management of printed materials, trade shows, web site support, packaging, advertisements, catalogs, in-house photography & video services, work flow and core budgets.
Attended numerous management and communications seminars; Zenger Miller Frontline Leadership program; Dale Carnegie training; software training including Photoshop and Dreamweaver.
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