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Stephanie Vaughan  
Senior Marketing Operations Manager
I seek to match passion + purpose in my role. My career portfolio includes producer, project manager, studio manager, digital asset manager, social entrepreneur, and maternal-infant health, rare disease, and research advocate.
Senior Manager, Marketing Operations & Production
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness), Remote

• Managed the day-to-day operations of the 18-person Marketing and Communications team.
• Engaged staff from across MarCom and other NAMI business units to develop and move forward project timelines, and procedures to support internal and external projects and cross-functional collaboration.
• Throughout the project lifecycle, served as a marketing consultant and resource;
collaborated in the development of marketing plans, scoped projects, scheduled meetings,
represented the department at meetings, and provided marketing ideas and support.
• Procured printing for an award-winning, bi-annual magazine, improving efficiency and
reducing costs by 22%.
• Coordinated the launch of Asana work management platform within the first 90 days;
developed and implemented analytical, tactical, and operational dashboards.

Senior Associate, Marketing Operations
Dimensional Fund Advisors, Austin, TX

• Managed key initiatives, vendors, and inventory for a global investment firm with $679B in assets under management.
• Worked closely with the Global Client Group (sales) and third-party vendors as a dedicated consultant and project manager to develop comprehensive workflows and timelines to account for all points of connection.
• Controlled an average annual print budget of $436K, resulting in an overall cost reduction of 17%.
• Managed a new marketing fulfillment vendor procurement and relocation project that
improved customer service and reduced storage, fulfillment, and shipping costs by 39%;
achieved an ROI of 128% in ten months.
• Set standards for project management excellence and best practices for project coordination team.
• Developed quick-reference guides for policies and procedures; presented trainings to Project Coordinators and Channel Marketing Associates.
• Oversaw marketing contracts up to $100K.
• Managed creative teams of individual contributors.

Co-founder and President (Volunteer)
The Morgan Leary Vaughan Fund, Naugatuck, CT

• Co-founded and led the strategic development of the first 501(c)(3) public charity dedicated to Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) in the United States.
• Built and managed key relationships with stakeholders and subject-matter experts across the Board of Directors, Scientific Advisory Board, and Advisory Board.
• Continuously sought public and private funding through partnership development, programming, and award-winning grant writing.
• Major projects included:
— Speaking of NEC: Necrotizing Enterocolitis audio podcast series
— Natural History Registry for Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC Registry) developed in collaboration with National Organization of Rare Disorders and supported in part by a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
— Speaking of NEC: Unplugged, one-day regional conferences that took place in Cromwell, CT and Austin, TX.
• Three-time GDUSA Health + Wellness Design Award™ winner.

Digital Asset Manager/Print Producer
Dory Designs (Maclaren’s in-house agency), Norwalk, CT
• Promoted to manage the Scene7 digital asset management platform for employees and clients.
• Agency lead for user administration, shaping processes, and defining roles within the DAM.
• Trained employees and clients on proper usage and best practices of the DAM.
• Managed creative asset delivery for website migration to Netsuite.

Print Production Manager
Dory Designs (Maclaren’s in-house agency), Norwalk, CT
• Promoted to responsible for global print procurement.
• Informed business decisions through the development of triple-bid cost analyses.
• Collaborated with Marketing and Design to ensure print projects were completed on time,
within budget, and met the company’s strategic objectives.
• Maintained quality control by managing proof approvals and attending press checks.

Digital Artist/Print Associate
Dory Designs (Maclaren’s in-house agency), Norwalk, CT
• Hands-on production artist for global product packaging, instruction manuals, and retail
marketing collateral.
• Worked directly with Manager of Production and Client Services to build up and manage a
physical print archive.

Relevant Skills
Collaboration: Asana, Jira, and Redmine
Compliance: cMAX and Red Oak
Design: Adobe Creative Suite
e-Commerce Fulfillment: VeraCore
Purchasing: Oracle

Education & Certifications
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®)
Project Management Institute • Expires Nov 2024

Pratt Institute, New York, NY
Master of Professional Studies in Design Management

Rivier University, Nashua, NH
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communications Design, concentration: Graphic Design
Stephanie Vaughan
Full-time, Off-site, Permanent position
Project Management, Production
Marcomm, Print
POST DATE: 03.30.2024
Marble Falls, TX
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