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KaitlinD

Communications/Marketing

Profile

Organized, results-oriented, individual with a consistent and successful track record of coordinating and managing multiple projects, making effective business decisions, and working with cross-functional business partners. Strong communicator, both verbal
and written, with strong copywriting, editing, and proofreading skills.

Key Skills & Competencies

Organized, Multi-Tasker, Effective Communicator (both verbal and written) quick learner, engaging,

Professional Experience

William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty (formerly Nicholas H. Fingelly Real Estate)
Southport, CT
2013-Present
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
• Effective and responsive communication with clients (sellers and buyers) in order to understand their property needs, timelines, budgets, and concerns
• Run comprehensive Real Estate Comparables in order to give my clients an accurate, real-time, market analysis
• Continue to curate and develop a list of professional real estate relationships; including Mortgage Lenders, local contractors, home inspectors, photographers, appraisers, and more
• Prepare contracts, lease agreements, commission statements, business disclosures, home condition reports, and all necessary documentation for each transaction
• Negotiate and consult with clients on fair market pricing (including a market analysis)
• Guide Sellers through the entire sales process from staging their home, marketing, photography, open houses, introduction to real estate professionals (i.e. attorneys, contractors), curating an offer or multiple offers, the inspection process, and all the way to close
• Lead Buyers through the entire buying process from initial discussion of buyer needs, wants, budget, financing, etc, to creating a daily, thorough, constant list of available homes that fit their parameters; to showing them multiple properties, putting bids in and negotiating fair pricing, helping them navigate professional real estate relationships (i.e. mortgage lenders, home inspectors, etc.), and finally closing on the property and ensuring all of their needs have been met

Bar Method Fairfield
Fairfield, CT
2013-2019
Bar Method Instructor

• Participated in an in-depth, one week, immersive training in San Fransisco, California, at their Flagship Studio, to become a certified Bar Method Instructor. Training included: distinctive technique, choreography, cues, and human anatomy
• Taught an average of five classes per week to class sizes from 10 to 25 students, which helped me hone in on my public speaking and leadership skills
• Prepared and organized each class to make it unique to the individual students
• Benefited from continuing education, yearly tests, mentorship, and leadership opportunities


Covidien
North Haven/New Haven, CT
2011-2013
MarComm Specialist
• Developed communication plans that aligned with the strategies and objectives of the US Hernia Marketing team
• Originated a cost and resource analysis for a “level A” MarComm project
• MarComm Team Lead for AHS 2012; participated in bi-weekly calls and managed the development of communication materials for the convention
• Responsible for creating and maintaining the new Global Collateral site for Marketing. Transferred all relevant content for Wound Closure and transferred collateral for the Global Hernia team
• Lead the development of a Journal ad for Hernia Marketing which was featured in General Surgery News
• Ran meetings to ensure that there were no major red flags before critical projects were uploaded into our internal MarComm library
• Managed Covidien brand integrity by editing and reviewing all information processed through our internal database for brand, message consistency and tone
• Introduced myself to the Wound Closure team; participated in weekly meetings and updated their videos and website

Covidien
North Haven/New Haven, CT
2010-2011
Web Coordinator
• Responsible for CMS (Content Management System) edits for all Surgical Devices sites
• Maintained, created, and edited the Marketing Collateral site. Worked with all Marketers to ensure that information was relevant and up to date
• Liaison between Marketers and IS for all websites (including the creation of brand new websites and changes to existing websites)
• Managed the creation of all convention sites. In 2011, this included, AATS, ACS, AORN, ASCRS, ASMBS, SAGES, and STS. Collaborated with Marketing and MarComm on all projects
• Responsible for editing videos
• Managed the Covidien Surgical Solutions video library; accountable for uploading and maintaining videos on Websurg, YouTube, Internal Podcast, etc.

Covidien
North Haven/New Haven, CT
2010-2011
Communication Specialist
• Coordinated and communicated employee Town Hall Meetings
• Responsible for creating and distributing flyers and announcements for all business units within Surgical Devices
• Created and maintained the bi-weekly Surgical Devices newsletter
• Worked with the cross-functional Communication teams to start developing S2 News and Surgical Solutions on Pulse and PulseConnect

Covidien
Norwalk, CT
2009-2010
Customer Relations Specialist
• Excellent customer relations skills
• Responsible for ensuring that multiple orders were taken accurately and provided important follow-through with customers
• Assisted customers with information regarding Sales Representatives, Regional Account Specialists, Technical Services, and Covidien’s Surgical Devices’ product line
• Patiently and thoroughly provided customers with general product knowledge
• Managed multiple projects; including: monitoring the manufacturing plants to ensure that they created accurate ZAVB dates, reviewed E-Learning II courses as a member of the Career Pathing Team, and managed the audits for Permacol and Sports Surgery
• Recipient of the ACCE (Accountable, Curious, Courageous, and Engaged) Award, for the month of July and the month of August, for leading the department with an outstanding quality score, handling multiple projects successfully, and maintaining perfect scores regarding order/inquiry errors since starting with the department in April 2009

Community Experience

Mill Hill PTA Communications VP
Mill Hill PTA Dance A Thon Committee

Education

Fairfield University
Fairfield CT
Bachelor of Arts
Major: Communication
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson with the State of CT

Other Experience/Awards/Publications

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