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DAIN MCQUARRIE

DAIN MCQUARRIE OBJECTIVE Spanish Fork, Utah 801.857.1138 Choquito01@gmail.com [choquito zero one]

OBJECTIVE

Spanish Fork, Utah

801.857.1138

Choquito01@gmail.com

[choquito zero one]

Find an internship in which I can learn to apply the skills I learned in my graduate program in Integrated Marketing Communications that I recently finished.

WHO AM I?

Those who know me would say I’m quirky and humorous. They’ll agree that I’m passionate when it comes to work, play and family.

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

- Capstone project (rebranding the journalism school at West Virginia University) selected as 1 of 3 out of 44 to be considered for actual implementation.

- Chosen as 1 of 3 to present my capstone project before the administration of the journalism school (client) as well as Tom Harrison, Chairman of Diversified Agency Services (DAS); a division of the Omnicom Group; Scott Widmeyer, Chairman and CEO of Widmeyer Communications; Peter Mackey, Global Qualitative Research Partner at Hall & Partners; Hayley Berlent, Senior Strategy Director at Siegel + Gale and others.

- My capstone project was mentioned in a PR Week article about the School’s rebranding.

- 12 “A’s” in my Integrated Marketing Communications master’s program.

SKILLS PROFILE

- Creative strategy

- Copywriting

- Integrated Marketing

- Market Research

- Public Speaking

- Account Management

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Property Solutions International, Inc. Provo, UT

2010

One of the top property management software providers in the nation.

- Software trainer for some of the largest property management companies in the nation.

- Provided ongoing phone, email, and webinar support.

- Created documents to be used for both client and internal education on product functionality.

- Created documents to clarify internal processes.

Orange Soda, Inc. American Fork, UT

2009

The number 1 Search Engine Marketing company for the small to mid-sized business.

Consulted with and sold either Search Engine Optimization or Pay-Per-Click campaigns.

BidSync, Inc. American Fork, UT

2007 2009

The leader in web-based procurement systems; providing a means to automate the procurement process for over 300 government agencies nationwide.

- Sold the company’s web-based procurement system to government agencies nationwide. Contracts worth over $4.5 million.

- Member of the company’s marketing committee to provide sales point of view for marketing material creation and website enhancements.

- Created marketing materials such as PowerPoints to use in demonstrations and HTML advertisements for mass emailing.

- Prepared various RFP (Request for Proposal) responses from government agencies to procure our services using MS Word and Excel. Each RFP response resulted in our company winning that contract.

- Performed demonstrations of the software via WebEx or in person to procurement directors. Over 125 demonstrations performed.

- Traveled for trade shows and on-site agency sales calls. Ten trade shows attended.

Public Surplus, Inc. Provo, UT

2005 2007

Provides a web-based surplus disposal system for government agencies.

- Sold a web-based surplus sales system to government agencies (cities, counties, etc.). Resulting in over 150 new accounts. (government sales is a longer sales cycle.)

- Created numerous training and informational packets for distribution to new hires and clients in MS Word.

- Created numerous Excel spreadsheets containing sales data for would be clients, and to track sales pipelines.

- Created marketing materials such as PowerPoints to use in web-based demonstrations of the system.

- Performed demonstrations of the product via WebEx or in person to procurement directors. Performed over 100 demonstrations.

- Assisted in preparing responses for RFPs.

- Trained each new client on how to use of the system. Over 150 agencies personally sold and trained.

- Traveled for trade shows and on-site agency sales calls. Attended 2 trade shows with 5 regional sales trips.

- Assisted in interviewing, hiring, and training of new sales employees.

EDUCATION

West Virginia University Morgantown, WV

2010

2012

MS in Integrated Marketing Communications.

Brigham Young University Provo, UT

2001

2006

- BS in geography with an emphasis in the physical environment.

- Minor in psychology.

ACTIVITIES

- Traveling Been to 7 different countries and 22 of the 50 states.

- Trying new foods.

- Learning about different cultures.

- Being outdoors Camping, Hiking, Fishing.

- Assistant scout master Boy Scouts of America.