Janna Ness Resume
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Location: West Fargo, ND, USA
School: North Dakota State University
Field of study: Public Relations & Advertising

Janna Ness Resume

Core Strengths
Public Relations | Marketing | Communications | Project Management

Profile
I am a communications professional with seven years of experience in marketing, administrative support, and customer service. Consistently poised under the pressure of multiple deadlines, I have proven experience in effectively meeting the needs of a diverse range of people while maintaining outstanding quality and ensuring adherence to branding. My coworkers will tell you that I am a respected teammate with exemplary communication, writing, multi-tasking, and organization abilities.

Professional Experience
Marketing & Communications Partner | 2018-2019
Wanzek Construction, Fargo, ND
- Assisted with implementation of marketing strategies, marketing communications, advertisements, social media engagement, and public relations activities for five construction divisions totaling $600 million in revenue
- Facilitated positive and cross-group collaborative relationships between Marketing & Communications and our business partners (VPs, business development, project managers, field engineers, etc.)
- Provided exemplary internal communications, including SharePoint updates and development
- Designed and produced various marketing collateral pieces, including PowerPoint presentations, brochures, flyers, magazine, and newspaper ads
- Supported implementation of Wanzek’s proposal efforts, internal and external communications, and graphic design/branding, ensuring final products were consistent and polished

Marketing Specialist | 2016-2018
Crary Industries, West Fargo, ND
- Coordinated public-facing marketing efforts, including media buys and print advertising, online marketing, social media, and public relations for a variety of brands, including Crary Agricultural Solutions, Lockwood, ECHO Bear Cat, and WeedRoller PRO
- Assisted with managing annual, quarterly, monthly, and weekly marketing strategies
- Created marketing materials using Adobe Creative Suite and other resources

Marketing Director | 2016
Starmark Hospitality, Fargo, ND
- Oversaw and maintained high quality standard of public-facing efforts, including media buys and print advertising, online marketing, social media, and public relations for several brands, including Sickies Garage, Sweeto Burrito, and Iron Horse Saloon
- Managed annual, quarterly, monthly, and weekly marketing strategies

Promoted to: Marketing Director & Spa Coordinator | 2014-2016
Marketing Assistant | 2012-2014
Catalyst Medical Center & Clinical Spa, Fargo, ND
- Oversaw and maintained an excellent standard of communication within the office, as well as public-facing efforts, including media buys and print advertising, online marketing, social media, public relations, website, newsletters, and events
- Created marketing materials using Adobe Creative Suite and other resources
- Planned, hosted, and recapped marketing-related events and celebrations in Fargo and surrounding areas
- Managed annual, quarterly, monthly and weekly marketing strategies
- Developed team, providing support and guidance on performance, conflicts, and training
- Mitigated customer concerns through effective scheduling of both patients and staff
- Implemented an inventory control process, establishing reorder points for supplies and retail products, as well as a storage system for ease of use
- Collaborated with vendors to negotiate prices and with accounting for reconciliation of inventory and orders