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Stephanie Ayars | Elance
 
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Stephanie Ayars

Versatile Marketer - Creative & Analytical
   United States
  |   Austin, TX
  |  7:37 pm Local Time

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Minimum Hourly Rate $60

I am a seasoned marketer with 14+ years in consumer marketing with small private companies, as well as Fortune 500 brands like Disney. I am a balance of left and right brain -- happy to talk colors and fonts in a brand discussion, but equally content discussing the details around a program's measurable results. I am focused on the customer experience, but recognize that no marketing spend is worth the investment unless you can demonstrate a positive ROI.

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Service Description

CONSUMER MARKETING:

> branding / brand development / logo & visual identity
> marketing strategy
> marketing communications
> presentations / collateral development
> brand marketing
> acquisition & retention marketing
> website design & development
> direct marketing
> advertising - TV, print, radio
> consumer promotions
> email marketing
> partner marketing

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE:

> agency-side experience
> eCommerce / retail
> hospitality / destination spa
> financial services


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Employment

Item Strategies, LLC
President / Owner
2012 - Present
Visit www.itemstrategies.com to learn more about my boutique marketing and design agency located in Austin, TX.
NetSpend Corporation
VP, Partner Channel Marketing
2009 - 2012
• Head of Partner Channel Marketing (Product, B2B, Consumer) for leading U.S. prepaid debit card company supporting 20 products, 7 distribution channels, 400+ partners and more than 30K physical...
ePrize LLC
Account Director
2008 - 2009
• Managed and grew 5 active domestic key accounts (American Airlines, La Quinta, Tyson, TXU and NetSpend) and 1 international account (Dell) for annual booked revenue of $1MM+ • Partnered with...
Lake Austin Spa Resort
Director, Sales and Marketing
2006 - 2007
• Developed sales and (luxury category) marketing strategies for top ten destination spa as voted by Condι Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure to support an average nightly room rate of $580 per...
The Walt Disney Company
Manager, Marketing and Synergy
2002 - 2006
• Developed and managed promotional marketing for forecasted $150MM annual direct response business, including online and direct catalog mail sales channels • Served as division's brand ambassador...
The Excite Network
Marketing Solutions Associate
2001 - 2002
Dynamics Direct
Marketing Associate
1999 - 2000

Education

University of Southern California
Masters in Communication
2003 - 2005
University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Science in Communication Management
1995 - 1999
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marketing strategy
marketing communications
emails
promotions
branding
logos
websites
print
advertising
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