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Maureen Matthews 825 Esslinger Road, Huntsville, AL 35802 Phone: 256-698-8723 Email: mmfde91a@westpost.

net Objective Seeking a creative position in graphics and marketing which will provi de opportunities to draw on my Bachelor degree in Design and my 12 years of experience in marketing; also strong desire to work in photography. Professional Profile Proficient in: * Creative event coordination, planning, execution * Marketing strategy, analysis, reports, presentations * Photography, printing processes pre-press operations * Data management, account representation, client relations * Certified in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint * Windows XP, Vista, and MacIntosh OS X Systems Experience Client Accounts Specialist, Consultant-- 10/2009 - 06/2010 Dillards Lancome, Parkway Place Mall, Huntsville, AL Built, maintained client base through great customer service, merchandised inven tory, promoted teamwork Accomplishments * Exceeded goal expectations for promotions by overall 1200% in regional sales f or vendor representative * Landed 2nd in sales for region overall for Coty products and won excusive priz es for efforts * Raised bar for customer satisfaction, loyalty to brand and awareness of upcomi ng events and promotions Administrative Support, Event Coordinator -- 12/2007 - 12/2008 Carina Technology, Inc., Research Park, Huntsville, AL Supported leadership team in administrative capacity and coordinated events, mee tings Accomplishments * Planned Open House (for 350) within strict budget guidelines with little super vision * Coordinated catering for on-site/off-site leadership, shareholder meetings * Developed specialty graphics, proofread copy for promotional/informational boo klets * Created, maintained processes for conference room reservations * Organized working inventory of office supplies, maintained vendor price compar isons Department Head, Customer Accounts Representative -- 12/2005 - 6/2007 Home Medical Solutions, Diabetes Management Center, Huntsville, AL Built, maintained new customer and referral accounts, planned, executed related events, upheld moral standard of excellence Accomplishments * Created 250 accounts, provided residual revenue with cross promotion, loyalty to brand * Developed, executed PowerPoint presentations to area facilities, health fair e vents * Created processes for department efficiency * Maximized clientele base through cross promotion * Maintained, coordinated inventory levels, created profit/loss statements * Worked independently with little supervision

Customer Service/Accounts Representative -- 04/2005 - 12/2005 wRight Medical, Inc., Huntsville, AL Maintained, serviced client base through call center, mail outs, verified insura nce benefits, developed new accounts, trained customers on equipment and regulations Accomplishments * Maintained quality customer service to 250 monthly and 225 quarterly accounts * Created, presented renovation plans for showroom, lobby, merchandising areas * Cross trained, learned all aspects of diabetic care to benefit patients, provi de teamwork Marketing/Client Accounts Specialist, Consultant-- 03/2003 - 04/2005 Dillards Lancome, Parkway Place Mall, Huntsville, AL Built, managed, maintained client base through brand loyalty, planned, executed events, merchandised inventory, promoted teamwork Accomplishments * Exceeded goal expectations for promotions by 185% in March 2004, won cash awar ds for various events * Created more than 300 new long-term clients by building rapport, client confid ence, loyalty to brand, consistently exceeding needs/expectations * Served advisory role, developed community awareness, outsourced local business Independent Sales Representative -- 04/2002 - 10/2002 SecureOne, Inc., Huntsville, AL Performed independent sales presentations for residential, commercial accounts, provided instruction to clients on equipment/regulations Accomplishments * Created 65 long-term accounts, 90% with additional equipment at retail * Provided leadership training to representatives * Accurately, efficiently handled paperwork providing for additional installatio ns, profits * Independent in field, team player in office Marketing Director, Manager -- 03/1999 - 03/2002 Chick-fil-A - All freestanding locations, Huntsville, AL Researched, planned, developed, executed all marketing activities, worked closel y with North Alabama marketing director, planned, coordinated, facilitated quarterly meetings Accomplishments * Boosted Saturday sales to 125% with programs with Gateway Country Store * Boosted weekly evening sales to 130% with programs in community; kidas nights, team nights, youth group nights, spring/fall break activities, holiday activities * Created, organized, facilitated Cows Tales (a childrenas story-time program) * Directed attendance, honor roll programs in area schools * Promoted corporate officesa Core Essentials Program in area schools (character program) Education Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Double Major in Communication Design, Painting University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL Professional Development Certified in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint - 09/2007- 12/2007 Christian Womenas Job Corp, Huntsville, AL Internship - West Corporation - Human Resources Dept., Huntsville, AL

Business/Marketing Seminars -- 03/2003, 07/2003, 03/2004, 07/2004 Lancome Cosmetics - Nashville Marriott/ Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN Marketing Development Course -- 08/2000 Chick-fil-A Corporate Headquarters, Atlanta, GA Professional Development Course, QuarkXpress 3.31-Mac OS 9.1 -- 09-12/1998 University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL Internship - TotalCom Marketing, Inc., Huntsville, AL Computer Skills Windows XP/Vista Systems - Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPo int, Outlook and Adobe InDesignMacIntosh OS X Systems - AppleWorks, QuarkXpress, PageMaker, Photoshop a nd Illustrator Maureen Matthews 825 Esslinger Road, Huntsville, AL l: mmfde91a@westpost.net Phone: 256-698-8723 Emai