ELLEN S. SCHNEEWEIS
EllenSchneeweis@icloud.com 303-324-7499 www.linkedin.com/in/ellenschneeweis/
West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia. Bachelor of Science Degree in Journalism. Major: Advertising. Minors: Speech Communication and English.
August 2015- Present Golf Services, Platinum Sales, Marketing Champion, Trainer, Topgolf: Centennial, Colorado
Achieve excellent communication toward business professionals, easily establishing rapport with individuals and large groups and events on a daily basis. Recognition by guests, and awarded for excellence and exceptional personal attention with an extremely positive and caring attitude. Provide a truly memorable experience to each and every guest, listening with detail to understand every need. Utilize quick and efficient problem solving skills to create a fun and memorable experience for guests. Educating guests on the premier sports entertainment and event venue with fun point-scoring high technology golf games for all skill levels. Responsible for driving sales and registration of new membership opportunities to thousands of guests, engaging with large groups, assigning bays, working with individual guests of all ages. Work with more than 450 associates on a daily basis as one team, in an extremely popular environment.
August 2011- Present Various Organizations, Denver, Colorado Event Planning, Fundraising, Projects V.P. of Planning Events, Fundraising, Membership, Board of Directors, Committee Leadership, Community
February- Advertising Account Executive
August 2011 KQKS KS107.5, Lincoln Financial Media, Greenwood Village, Colorado Developed, created and managed a new customer base of broadcast clients for the #1 Hip Hop, R&B and Top Hits Station in Denver, Colorado. Created, designed and presented uniquely tailored advertising proposals for promotions and events. Wrote advertising copy for radio spots to be broadcasted on the radio, scheduled Station Remotes and Custom 360 Programs including Interactive. Helped clients with Branding and Call To Action. Develop and manage daily and weekly sales plans, to reach monthly revenue goals.
June 2009- Advertising Account Manager WiesnerMedia: Greenwood Village, Colorado October 2009
Developed all new advertisers to create and manage a customer base. Created, designed and presented uniquely tailored advertising campaigns for Mile High Sports Magazine and 1510 AM Sports Radio. The monthly glossy, four-color publication and sports radio cover the Denver Metro and Front Range area’s Colorado sports scene including every sport at every level; to sports fans, readers, listeners and on-line viewers per month. Developed and managed daily and weekly sales plans, to reach monthly revenue goals.
June 2008- Advertising Account Executive
June 2009 Metro Mountain Media, A MediaNews Group Company: Denver, Colorado Developed new business, built and managed territory to offer Colorado Front Range businesses targeted market advertising solutions. Sold and created advertising for Shopping Sense, Mountain Vacations, Ever After, Front Range Family, Spaces, Parade of Homes; Home Builders Association Luxury Home Tour, Living Healthy and EDU Colorado magazines. All Denver-based niche market magazines. Instrumental in building the company from the start.
October 1992- Advertising Account Executive
January 1995 Los Angeles Times: Chatsworth, California
Prepared, updated, implemented complete account strategic plans to achieve goals for an automotive dealership territory producing $1.85 Million in revenue for 1994. Developed new business and aggressively targeted competing media. Prepared and delivered effective sales presentations of appropriate schedules and campaigns integrating Times products. Maintained excellent relationships with accounts and created an atmosphere of teamwork to provide a quality product and achieve positive results. Received recognition as a Division Leader.
June 1991- Advertising Account Executive
October 1992 Los Angeles Daily News: Woodland Hills, California
Managed and developed advertising programs for automotive dealerships in a major billing territory. Worked closely with General Sales Managers providing assistance with monthly strategic planning, sales concepts and effective responsiveness. Interacted with creative and production departments to insure ads were correct and met dealer expectations. Received awards and recognition for Top Salesperson-of-the- Month and Quarter. Increased revenues 100% through effective sales calls and service strategy. Promoted to a top billing territory due to past performance.
August 1990- Advertising Account Executive
May 1991 The Leader Newspapers: Glendale, California
Sold retail advertising for the Glendale News-Press, Foothill Leader and Burbank Leader. Worked with local business owners and national businesses to create, plan and develop effective advertisements. Determined placement of advertisements into proper sections and newspapers to reach target markets. Worked with merchants association of shopping park to develop effective promotion sections. Worked closely with artist to develop promotion lead pages for banner sections, tabloids and flyers. Established and serviced new accounts within a territory.
March 1989- Advertising Account Executive
August 1990 Killeen Daily Herald: Killeen, Texas
Sold classified and retail advertising for daily newspaper and special tabloids. Worked with individual businesses and advertising agencies to develop and design effective advertisements. Continuously serviced all accounts and established new accounts through direct contact with area businesses. Used knowledge of publication rates, circulation, total readership, budgets, and demographics to reach specific target audiences. Responsible for the selling, scheduling, layout; including copy and artwork, production and other functions of each advertisement.
January 1988- Advertising Graphics Director
March 1989 Di-Namic Business Services: Killeen, Texas
Handled all advertising for Di-Namic Business Services. Wrote radio ads and created print media including design, layout, and production. Coordinated with media representatives for radio and print advertisements. Extensively used the Macintosh SE computer for desk top publishing and became proficient with major software including Quark XPress, MacDraw and Cricket Draw. Designed and produced layout for all advertisements, brochures, programs, flyers, newsletters, order forms, business cards, letterheads, tickets, contracts, Yellow Page advertisements and coupons, and other printed materials.
June 1987- Advertising Copywriter/Program Manager
December 1987 Capitol City Directories Inc.: Austin, Texas
Wrote all “Talking Ads” for “The Phonebook That Talks”, Ad-Talk, which combined the power of yellow page media and the versatility of broadcast advertising. (The first “Phonebook That Talks” in Texas.) Developed and managed the Audio Text Department, wrote the greeting, prompting and programming messages. Instructed television, radio and other media program directors how to client record weather reports, game scores, television programming, ski reports, travel and tourism information. Coordinated deadlines for updates of audio materials and developed policies and procedures for the Audio Text Department. Operated the Audio Text equipment to analyze line and code usage. Promoted to this position from Advertising Copywriter for San Antonio Telephone Directories, San Antonio, Texas.
May 1986- Advertising Sales Supervisor
August 1986 United Coupon Corporation-Cooperative Direct Mail Specialist:
Had continual contact with clients informing them of advertising benefits from United Coupon Corporation and referred them to account executives. Worked closely with Vice President of Finance and Administration to increase profit. Prepared final orders, ledger sheets, job payment analysis for coupon mailings, updated sales boards and created a job worksheet to assign numbers to clients. Maintained flow and continuity of production from client contact, submission of artwork to art department, press run, packaging and delivery. Gained a broad knowledge of advertising sales.