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Deborah W. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 10, 2013

Deborah W.

Public Relations and Marketing Professional
   United States
  |   Kingwood, TX
  |  9:52 pm Local Time

Overview

I am a public relations and marketing professional with over 15 years of expereince working with many clients in various industries including consumer, healthcare, financial, sports and business to business. I specialize in creating impactful and compelling press releases that develop and enhance a brand's image. I have worked recently at Staples Inc and was responsibble for public relations for a 6 billion division. I have excellent technical writing skills and am very strong in media relations for all types of media including TV, print,...

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Skills (5)

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Business Writing
Public Relations
Marketing
Business Analysis
Event Planning

Service Description

Deborah A. West
3010 Forest Laurel Drive
Kingwood, TX 77348
Phone: --
e-mail: --



Education:

1979-1983 University of Illinois, BS Business Administration, Marketing
1984-1987 DePaul University, MBA Studies , International Marketing

Experience:

2010-present Public Relations Contractor
Staples Inc, Framingham, MA

Handle corporate Public Relations for Staples Advantage Business Solutions, a 6 billion dollar division of Staples Inc.
Interact with media and act as spokesperson
Manage PR Agency personnel and work flow
Lead integrated marketing, communications and product team in communications programs
Develop Public Relations plan, key messages, media training, editorial opportunities and press materials

2008-2010 Marketing Communications Specialist
Hypertronics Corporation, Hudson, MA

Wrote all corporate, product and application press releases and articles for medical and military market
Coordinated and executed international trade shows
Wrote articles for company quarterly newsletter
Developed marketing plan to launch new products and effectively promote brand awareness throughout international markets
Scheduled executive speaking engagements at industry events

2006-2008 Public Relations Contractor
Staples, Inc., Framingham, MA
Handled all incoming media inquiries
Worked with print and broadcast reporters to develop story ideas and articles, schedule interviews, develop talking points and media train executives
Managed...

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public relations
marketing
branding
writing
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