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and editing for printed lit, ad campaigns, press releases, and web
– communications, media, public relations, web, trade shows
and work flow coordination skills
Website and social
presentations and executive speech writing
in all MS Office programs
design – video & still, use of Photoshop and Quark
& Public Relations,
Muscatine, Iowa Jan to Current
the strategic communications and public relations needs of local companies
LLC, Muscatine, Iowa
Developed ongoing campaign
strategies and created marketing/promotional materials for $ million
Vehicle Services Group consisting of three subsidiaries: Speedco Lube
and Tire, Truck PM Plus, and MaintenanceIO. Created written copy
for press releases, executive memos, speeches, and scripts and implemented
marketing communications campaigns, overseeing production and maintaining
identity among all Bandag brands. Interacted with senior group management
to develop appropriate budgets and produced presentation tools for the
sales force. Assisted with planning, setup and operation of trade shows,
coordinating efforts with inhouse design team and external vendors.
Identified and developed
marketing campaign to attract an untapped market, creating exclusive
promotional deals with a major RV OEM and gaining a % redemption rate
on coupon offers.
Promoted with additional
Web Marketing Management function added to current responsibilities.
Oversaw the content and development of over websites in the Bridgestone
Truck Tire division.
Dometic Corporation, Elkhart, Indiana to
Developed ongoing marketing
campaigns for four distinct product lines, including management of all
visual communication elements for the North American arm of this global
RV supplier. Initiated annual $ million marketing budget and managed
two fulfillment center staff members. Oversaw the company’s Public
Relations program, developing merger/acquisition communications for
three events. Collaborated with ad agencies as necessary to accomplish
Developed new product
literature and updated existing copy; maintained the company’s corporate
photography library; produced and maintained three separate corporate
Developed and managed
trade show strategy, including show management, booth design and layout
of six shows per year.
and trade shows for subsidiary hotel division and MiniBar™ brand refers.
Bradley J. R. ~ Page
Marketing After Hours, Elkhart, Indiana
Created freelance copy
writing business to support local small business marketing efforts.
Ash Advertising, Elkhart, Indiana to
Developed and ran the inhouse
video production arm of Ash Advertising. Copy Writer for RV and marine
catalogs. Researched and purchased video production gear. Prospected
for projects, wrote, shot and edited corporate videos. Assisted with
trade show organization for a variety of clients.
WSJV TV, ABC Affiliate, South Bend, Indiana to
Directed a staff of up
to twelve people for two live shows each night, plus other livetotape
Promoted from Audio
Tech to Assistant Director to Director within three years.
and employee morale by crosstraining tech crew in previously unexplored
areas of television production. As a result, coworkers were eligible
for promotion and pay increases.
technical switcher, graphics producer for over , live news shows.
Created news graphics,
organized staff, previewed scripts, called all camera shots, and switched
all video in a fastpaced, high stress environment.
Purdue University, Purdue, IN Bachelor of Arts degree
Founder and term
President of Purdue Personal Computer Club, a university recognized
student organization; Served as Vice President and Pledge Coordinator
for Kappa Delta Rho Fraternity
AND PROFESSIONAL Activities
Assoc. of Business Communicators, Iowa Chapter,
International, Achieved Competent Communicator designation
International, Elkhart, IN, Served on various committees
and recognized as Key Member in
City of Elkhart, Indiana
Elkhart City Cable
Committee, Received this Mayoral appointment due to background
in city affairs and experience in the television industry
Elkhart City Traffic
Commission Served two terms, . Received this Mayoral appointment
for the knowledge gained during City Council campaign
District City Council, Elkhart, IN, Won primary election but
lost in the general election by votes.
Board of Directors,
Elkhart County Council on Aging, Served in leadership at this
United Way Agency including Board Vice President
Sunday School Teacher,
Faith Based Organization, Elkhart, IN, Assisted in teaching
first grade class for three years and served on various committees
Walk Committee, Elkhart, IN Served two years as Promotions and
Public Relations Chairman
Muscatine FFA, Muscatine,
IA, – Promoted the High Schools’ record five state champion
FFA teams as they travelled to Indianapolis for National Competition