Jeff Kranz, Management 7/24/13

Jeff Kranz

1305 NW Kingston Drive, Blue Springs, Missouri 64015




Seeking a management position that will utilize my diverse experience to positively impact company profitability


Skills and Qualifications

  •             Management experience supervising ten to fifteen employees.
  •             Strong teambuilding and organization skills.
  •             Extensive knowledge in marketing, merchandising, and related fields.

                      Experienced public speaker presenting to large corporate groups including all    

                       levels of management.

  •             Experience with selling to Fortune 500 and 1000 accounts.


Work History


National Premium                                                                   October 2010-April 2013

Creative Services Manager, Office Manager, Account Manager


  •            Responsible for running Creative Services Department
  •            Oversees day to day office needs
  •            Generates proactive monthly idea generation power points
  •            Responsible for managing large, outside of the box projects
  •            Sourced creative and innovative ideas for wide variety of clients, each with                  

                 different needs

  •            Department helped generate $1MM in sales in 2012



MCH                                                                                       February 2010-August 2010

Product Manager


  •             Oversees internal/external company communications from marketing department
  •             Responsible for training new and current employees on products and procedures
  •             Maintains knowledge of industry trends and competition to help position  

                    company as a leader in database marketing industry

Barton Nelson Inc.                                                                 October 2007—December 2008

Regional Sales Director

  •             Regional Sales Director for Barton Nelson’s Western territory (CA, OR, WA, 

                   AZ, NV, UT, OK).

  •             Increased territory sales approximately $500,000 during first year.
  •             Gained strong sales knowledge working for a promotional products distributor

                   while developing skills on how to build and maintain a territory. 

Staples Promotional Products                                                  January 2001-October 2007

(Formerly American Identity)

Gift Merchandising Manager, Product Development Specialist, Administrative Assistant

  •             Managed a team of two Product Development Specialists.
  •             Sourced creative and innovative merchandise for a wide variety of clients.
  •             Gained knowledge and experience working with Fortune 500 and 1000 accounts. 
  •             Worked with client’s marketing needs while expanding their brand recognition. 



University of Missouri, Kansas City- September 1999 - April 2000

Blue Springs South High School - May 1999

Sports Editor for Yearbook and four years of debate and public speaking



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