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<i>Management</i><ul><li>Directed marketing team of 12 direct reports</li><li>Su pervised creation of marketing strategies/plans and ensured operations were with in budget

constraints.</li></ul<i>Management</i><ul><li>Directed marketing team of 12 direct reports</li><li>Supervised creation of marketing strategies/plans a nd ensured operations were within budget constraints.</li></ul>>Sue Ann Schinke 850 Vista Circle Cell: 612-840-3296 Delano, Minnesota 55328 ss1385afa@westpost.net

Career Overview * Innovative Public Relations Professional with a demonstrated record of perfor mance and initiative in diverse and fast-paced environments. * Highly effective in developing and executing public relations strategies. * Experienced in planning and organizing successful campaigns and events. * Adept at managing multiple projects and achieving objectives. * Persuasive communicator, skilled in generating awareness and support. Skill Highlights * Strategic Event Planning * Fundraising * Provide Advertising Solutions * Print Production Coordination * Creative Design * Client Relations * Event Management * Newsletter Writing * Press Release Writing * Community Events/Relations * Customer Targeting * Marketing Surveys

Accomplishments -Created annual calendar of events, promotions and advertising to stay within an nual budget constraints. -Initiated annual City Wide Celebration for Maple Grove -Successful fundraising for Orono Alliance for Education, Long Lake Hounds and C entral States Dressage and Eventing Association Education University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN Bachelor of Arts Advertising Commercial Art/Advertising Affiliations Public Relations Society of America (PRSA): Member International Association of Business Communicators (IABC): Member Long Lake Hounds (Foxhunting Club)

Board Member of Central States Dressage and Eventing Associaton Horse Owner and Mother of 2) College Students Experience Marketing Assistant, 10/2010 - 04/2011 Saddle And Tack Warehouse.com - Monticello, MN Assist in Newsletter Writing for Online Store Website. Input of product price ch anges and new product recommendations. Marketing Assistant, 03/2011 - 03/2011 2003 to 2004 King Technology, Inc - Hopkins, MN * Recruited Fundraising Director to launch Orono Education Alliance, a newly fo rmed community organization providing financial support to schools during period of severe retrenchment. Actively participated in raising $569,000 in one year. * Directed Abbott Northwestern Sister Kenny Institute's Art Show for the Disabl ed. Planned and organized annual event featuring hundreds of U.S. and internatio nal artists. Generated award monies from corporate contributors; produced promot ional materials and coordinated successful show. * Developed and managed all marketing and public relations on behalf of four sh opping centers in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Implemented group advertising schedul e and created special events calendar; coordinated all activities and designed m onthly advertising. Director, Art Show for the Disabled, Abbott Northwestern Sister Kenny Institute - Minneapolis, MN PR Intern/Assistant, Spring 1997 Director of Satellite Industries, Inc - Minneapolis, MN Public Relations Director, 1989 - 1996 Grove SquareMN WI Tenant Relations, 1985 - 1989 Normandale Properties - Minneapolis, MN Program Coordinator, 1984 - 1985 Business Incentives, Inc - Minneapolis, MN