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June, paul bio may 2013

  1. 1. PAUL JUNE - MORE CREATIVITY + MORE IDEAS + MORE FUN = MORE PROFITS!San Diego, CA 92024 • Phone: (310) 503-1149 • paulcjune@msn.com • www.linkedin/in/pauljuneMARKETING EXECUTIVESenior level product marketing and product development leader with more than 10 years of international experiencegenerating revenue within small to mid-tier sporting goods and toy companies. Reputation as a results driven global directorwho is skilled in the latest digital and social media techniques.MAJOR ACCOMPLISHMENTS• Hands-On Product Marketing / Business Development: Created and founded full-service marketingfirm and grew business to more than 70 clients within four years (Barrel O’Monkeyz).• Go-To-Market / Product Launch: Launched and built a successful start-up company and took it nationalwithin the first year leading to successful acquisition (Vizion Products).• International Product Development / Ideation: Developed and led 1st product managementdepartment for $500M global company which led to improved gross margins of approximately 10% (TargusInc.).KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISEMarketing / Go-To-Market Business Development & Sales Global Product DevelopmentStrategic Planning & Execution Multi-Channel Sales Competitive AnalysisBrand Marketing & Communications Direct, Retail & eCommerce Creativity & DesignDigital & Social Media & WebDevelopmentSEM & SEO Pricing, Budgets & P&LBRANDS & LICENSING EXPERIENCEFord Digimon Disney Malibu/Marvel ComicsDodge Pokemon Mickey Mouse PeanutsChevy Toy Story Warner Brothers MuppetsHarley Davidson Tarzan Looney Tunes Bugs LifeMonster Garage Tinker Bell Winnie the Pooh Sesame StreetArchie Comics Batman Superman CD ProjectsSpiderman Glacier Gear Targus PortPROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND & ACCOMPLISHMENTSKEY WORDS FOR OPTICAL SCANNINGToys, Gifts, Sports, Sporting Goods, Action Sports, Outdoor Retailer, Execution, Initiated, Creativity, Design, Concept, Corporate, Executive, Branding, Communications, Retail, Retailer, Leadership, Production, Field Marketing, Materials Management, Purchasing, Inventory Control, Production Management, Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality Assurance, Process Control, Materials Management, Purchasing, Warehousing, Transportation, Order Processing, Materials Handling, Warehouse Layout, Logistics, Direct Sales, New Account Sales, Territory Development, Field Liaison, Account Maintenance, Sales Management, Sales Analysis, Distributor Relations, CRM (Customer Relationship Management), Customer Relations, Product Management, Brand Management, New Product, Development, Business Development, New Product Introduction, Pricing, Packaging, Planning, Merchandising, Marketing, Sales Promotion, Advertising, Market Research & Analysis, Strategic Alliances, Forecasting, Administration, Public Relations, Corporate Identity, Community Affairs, Government Relations, Financial Community Relations, Association Relations, Research & Appraisal, Corporate Publications, Training, Evaluation, Orientation, Compensation, Benefits, Litigation, Patents, Taxes, Documentation, Incorporation, Product Development, Product Design, Communications,Project Management, Basic Research, Process Development, Manufacturing/Engineering, Prototype Engineering, Product Testing, Process Engineering, Contract Administration, Research Planning, Technical Writing, Product Applications, Systems Planning, Testing Procedures, Strategic PartnershipsBARREL O’MONKEYZ - Los Angeles, CA 2009 - PresentProvider of full-spectrum marketing services targeting sports, recreational, toy and gift products.VP Product Marketing & Business Development - Created and launched full-service virtual marketing firm targetingSports and Toy Companies and led its continual growth and development based on the economic demand for outsourcedmarketing services within the U.S.• Grew Barrel O’Monkeyz to more than 75 clients over more than four years from consulting and go-to-market strategiesto tactical execution.Toy, Apparel, Outdoor & Action SportsArcade Belts Discover with Dr. Cool Make It Mine Dolls Polara GolfBeach Cities Volleyball Club Dual Snowboards Mexico Int’l Volleyball Sage Hills YogaBon Hiver Bindings GoodOnYa Bar Plastic Clothing Smack SportswearDIG Paddlesports HoF Fitness Training Passback Football Sunglass & Optical Warehouse• Built and managed Barrel O’Monkeyz’s troop of 30 hard-working, dynamic, fun-loving marketing and developmentexperts from around the country, providing companies with a top tier alternative to traditional brick-and-mortar agencies.
  2. 2. Paul June - Continued Page TwoULTRA PRO INCORPORATED - City of Commerce, CA 2007 - 2008World’s largest manufacturer of sports and gaming storage products for today’s collectors ($60M Revenue).VP Marketing / VP Product Development - As a member of Ultra Pro’s executive team, wore multiple hats in support ofthe company’s global objectives. This included serving as Vice President of Marketing for Courage Brands and Vice Presidentof Product Development for Ultra Pro’s gaming and sports collectibles division.• Developed and implemented go-to-market strategies and tactics for Ultra Pro’s novelty pen line, Courage Brands ($12MRevenue). This featured one of the nation’s hottest growing pens, Kooky Klickers (www.kookys.com). Responsibilitiesincluded product branding, licensing, advertising, public relations, cause marketing, product development, events,tradeshows, marketing collateral, ecommerce, web design and more. Managed a team of 10 and a $500K budget / P&L.• Led and managed Ultra Pro’s core line of products ($35M Revenue) from ideation and design through development andmanufacturing. Responsibilities included product conceptualization, product management, design, sourcing, purchasingand vendor management for sports storage and gaming products. Supervised a team of 10 and managed a $400K annualbudget.• Established company’s first overseas international office; developed and implemented team orientation policies,procedures and analytical tools, contributing to 5% development cost reduction and 20% reduction in time to market.VIZION PRODUCTS - Redondo Beach, CA 2002 - 2006Designer and manufacturer of innovative storage products for the automotive market ($1M Revenue), acquired by Plasticolor.VP Marketing / VP Product Development - Created and implemented vision and positioning behind company’s productsand led successful nationwide go-to-market product line launch. Managed all operational aspects of the business, includingmarketing strategies, sales, product development, production, licensing, financing, accounting, purchasing, and global supply chain.Managed a team of 10 and a $500K budget / P&L.• Launched and executed a successful startup company that generated sales of more than $1M leading to acquisition by amajor national company. Distribution included Wal-Mart, Target, AutoZone, Advanced Auto, Pep Boys, CSK, Murray’s,Canadian Tire, Hot Topics, Fred Meyer’s, Meijer’s and VIP Discount Auto.• Created in-bound licensing program with Ford, Dodge and Chevy, while developing products for Orange CountyChopper, Monster Garage and Harley Davidson. Responsibilities included licensor/client management & services.TARGUS, INC. /ROUNDHOUSE - Anaheim, CA 2000 - 2002World’s largest manufacturer of computer laptop cases ($500M). Acquired Roundhouse in 2001.Director of Product ManagementCreated legacy program by developing and leading Targus’s 1stProduct Management Department during a time of hypergrowth. Major responsibilities included international product management, product go-to-market launch, product costing,merchandising, staffing, customer service, quality control, global sourcing and vendor management. Supervised 15 employeesand managed $750K budget / P&L.• Developed and implemented systems and procedures that consistently delivered new products on time, within budgetand that meet aggressive company gross margin goals and objectives.− Managed the development of more than 300 branded products from concept to retail shelf including Pokémon,Digimon, CDProjects, Glacier Gear, Baby Glacier, Targus, Port, Custom Retail, OEM and more.− Drove growth within primary retail accounts as member of executive team: Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Target and more.− Reduced product costs by 15% and increased gross margins by 10%, while company doubled in size to $43M.**Earlier career includes positions of steadily increasing responsibility and accomplishment as Creative Manager forApplause Gifts and Apparel ($200M Toy Company), Product Manager with Janex International ($20M Toy Company) andAssistant Account Executive with The Gable Group ($20M Marketing Firm).EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION AND BOARDSBA, Business Administration and Marketing, University of San Diego, San Diego, CACertified Social Marketing Associate (CSMA), e-Marketing CertificationBoard of DirectorsAmerican Marketing Association, North County USD Alumni Association, Huntington’s Disease Society of AmericaSan Diego Sports Innovators (SDSI) Advisor, Marketing Executive Networking Group (MENG) Member