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Rita D. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 18, 2013

Rita D.

Newspaper,Sales Manager, Graphic Designer, Trainer
   United States
  |   Middleburg, FL
  |  9:39 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

Over the last 25 years, I was an advertising salesperson in print, an advertising sales manager in print (major daily, community and specialty publications) and owned, published and designed my own local community newspaper delivered to an upscale community for 7 years. I'm an experienced training manager, instructional systems designer, project manager and sales producer through the products I create and people I work with. Regardless of the type of business you're in, I've had experience working with it and creating designs and ads that...

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Portfolio

This Realtor came to me with no idea of what he wanted, so we focused the ad on...
This client advertised on a contract basis after trying a single ad. Shown here is one...
This customer advertised on a yearly contract since a major competitor was in the same...
This customer quickly snagged the front page position where he stayed for 7 years, the...
This sales sheet was created for a client who wanted something to email to grocery...
This was one of my ad agency clients who needed a print ad created for a symphony...
This ad ran in my newspaper as a 2 column by 6 inch black and white. i created it to...
This pdf file offers a snapshot view of some of the training programs I either taught...
This is the front side of a direct mail piece designed to compliment the advertiser's...

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Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

I have over 20 years of management experience, and even though I'm new to Elance, I'm not new to advertising, marketing and graphic design. I listen to my clients' needs and goals, and work fast and efficiently. I'm easy to get along with and have a small advertising and printing agency, as well.

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Employment

Kell's Korner Furniture
Owner
2009 - 2010
I purchased a furniture store from one of my former newspaper advertising clients. My job is to manage sales, set sales goals, train staff, handle accounting, determine store set-up and display,...
Kell's Korner Furniture
Store Manager
2008 - 2009
I was asked to take this position by one of my former advertising clients, who had achieved great success advertising in the newspaper I created, and had become friends. When they heard I was...
Southern Hospitality
Account Executive
2008 - 2008
In this role, I was an independent contractor who traveled to high-end hotels and luxury resorts to sell advertising in the In-Room Guest Directory for mostly 2-week time periods. It required a lot...
Fleming Island Messenger (newspaper)
Publisher/Owner
2002 - 2008
I decided to create a local community newspaper, with a solid editorial content, and 6 weeks later, the first issue was mailed to every address in the most affluent pocket of Clay County, Florida....
The Entertainer (newspaper)
Account Executive
2001 - 2002
I was an independent contractor selling advertising for this newspaper with a local entertainment venue. My job was to find and sell new business within a geographic territory, maintain and grow...
Florida Times-Union (newspaper)
Ad Sales Manager, Training Manager, Account Execut
1988 - 2000
I worked in several capacities for The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, Florida's major daily newspaper. I started as a classified advertising outside account executive, where I was named...
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Advertising
Marketing
Management
Trainer. Graphic Designer
Customer Service
CorelDraw
Training Creation
Sales Management Expert
Newspaper
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