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Alanna V. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 10, 2013

Alanna V.

Fortune 100 Communications & PR Executive
   United States
  |   Phoenix, AZ

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $50

I am an escapee from the Fortune 100 corporate communications world!

I spent fifteen years working for Conoco Phillips, American Express, Countrywide and Apollo Group in a variety of communications, PR and strategy roles. During that time I did it all - launched magazines, developed websites, managed PR, wrote and edited copy, drafted speeches, produced videos and a heck of a lot more. I even won a few awards along the way including Gold and Platinum MarCom Awards.

For me, it is also important that my clients know that this is my...

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Nov 8, 2012|Resumes & Cover Letters|$50|Working
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Nov 2, 2012|Press Releases|$125|Completed
Oct 24, 2012|Academic Writing|$20|Working
Oct 21, 2012|Web Content|$68|Working

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Academic Writing
English
Business Writing
Content Writing
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Business Plans
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Service Description

I specialize in strategic and outcome-driven communications, business development, marketing and public relations. Additionally, not many communications professionals have an MBA in Global Management which means I approach projects from a strategic and tactical perspective.

The following are several work references (which can also be found on my LinkedIn page: www.linkedin.com/pub/alanna-vitucci-mba-abc/6/8b9/719):

"I had the pleasure of working with Alana while she was Vice President of IT Communications at Countywide. She is an incredibly talented individual with expertise in all aspects of communication and marketing. She is collaborative, an excellent consultant and innovative. I highly recommend her and would welcome the opportunity to work with her again.” Mark Chagaris

“Alanna Vitucci demonstrates strong experience leading enterprise-wide communications and marketing initiatives for Fortune 500 organizations. Her endeavors range from internal communications and the planning of major cultural events, to developing PR campaigns and customer-facing messaging. She understands best practices in social media and traditional communication tools, and can build robust communities amongst customers and employees alike. As an executive, her ability and enthusiasm interacting with C-level leadership is matched by her ability to build and coach high-performance teams from scratch. Lastly, Alanna gives added value with an expert ability to monetize the effectiveness of...

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Employment

Apollo Group
Executive Director of Corporate Communications
2011 - 2012
Oversaw corporate communications for Apollo Group, the owner of University of Phoenix. Included development & oversight of Apollogrp.edu; internal and external communications support for Apollo...
Apollo Group
Executive Director of Alumni Relations
2008 - 2011
Developed and led University of Phoenix's Alumni Relations program and alumni engagement strategy, which included: increasing membership in the Alumni Association from 56k to 360k in a 28 month...
Countrywide
Vice President - IT Communications
2006 - 2008
Developed and executed communication strategies for division with more than 5,000 employees; Created and delivered 5-point manager communication certification training program to increase front...

Education

University of Phoenix
MBA, Global Management
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William Woods University
BA - Business Administration
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Keywords

Internal communications
employee engagement
public relations
publication development and management
social media programs
writing
book & magazine editing
speech and script writing.
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