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Robin Hutchison

Robin Hutchison

Sr Producer | Trade Marketing (Trade Shows)

Spin Master Ltd.

Sr Producer, Trade Marketing (Trade Shows) at Spin Master Ltd.

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Spin Master Ltd.

Sr Producer | Trade Marketing (Trade Shows)

Produce & manage large & small scale trade shows (budgets up to $1M)
Project plan development, management of design, floor plan creation, scheduling, forecasting & budget management
Liaison with Senior & Executive Management to achieve show objectives
Vendor sourcing & management
Onsite project management of installations, brand vision, merchandising displays & management of onsite team members
Participate in development of project strategies, including facilitating & participating in meetings with key project stakeholders (internal brand managers, product development teams, & external vendors)
Work closely with Brand, Design & Creative teams to plan & manage strategies for trade show projects & ensure proper look & feel.
Execute project closure procedures, including post mortem & future program enhancements
Project Management of Trade Marketing Prototype, product lifecycle management & internal client product distribution including; training, process development, inclusion in product development cycle, trending forecasts, & quality control
Accountable for ensuring timelines & budgets adhered to in product lifecycle process as it pertains to the Trade Marketing team

Accomplishments
Managed from inception to close the following shows & showrooms; 8000 Sq Foot LA Showroom, Dallas Toy Preview (3500 Sq.Ft) 2008, American International Toy Fair NY (3500 Sq Ft) 2009 to Present, Spin Master Toronto Showroom, London International Toy Fair 2009 to present, Hong Kong Showroom/Toy Fair 2009 to present, Comic Con San Diego 2009, I-cast 2009
Developed & implemented Trade Show/Event procedure to better streamline process between Trade Marketing & Creative Groups. This resulted in 10% budget reduction in production of LA Showroom
Developed prototype ordering procedure to better track & monitor bi-yearly expenditures & prototype movement
Developed secure prototype packaging & shipping process to eliminate damage & loss
Successful in achieving 10% reduction in prototype budget

Career medium 06
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Career medium 04

Superheat FGH

Marketing Project Manager | Trade Shows

Sales and Marketing Coordination
Website and Sales / Marketing literature management
Oversee outside Sales Team and maintenance of assigned sales regions
Research new and existing clients and assist with marketing initiatives
Project management of trade shows including design preparation, logistics, and onsite management
Weekly Sales Reporting & Management
Maintain client database

Accomplishments
Designed and created the Account Manager Training & Inside Sales Training Manual, which was subsequently, used as the template for the Regional Administrator Manual, Regional Manager, and Operation Manager Training Manuals
Worked with management to assist in the development of the Inside Sales Program

Career

Culligan Water

Client Management/Office Manager/Account Manager

Client Management; including credit & collections
Team Leader
Scheduled and carried out regular training for Route Representatives
Dispatch and Routing
Responsible for Accounts Payable/Receivable and disbursement, including control of petty cash
Handled commercial and residential accounts and their various credit issues

Accomplishments
Completed an internal course in becoming a trainer for the Route Representatives

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Career medium 06

Brannon Steel

Account Manager

Responsible for client management of key accounts such as John Deere and Volvo, including working closely with engineers to ensure accuracy and timelines were met
Arranging transport and customs requirements
Responsible for purchasing material and ensuring timely delivery
Assisted with the implementation of and performed internal audits related to ISO 9002
Responsible for data entry, invoicing and maintenance of sales orders and credit note database
Assisted with job costing and various accounting tasks including yearly inventory counts
Input and maintained Non-conformance Report database and Inspection Report database

Accomplishments
Was promoted from Administrative Assistant to my final position of Account Manager/Purchasing within 2 years
Voluntarily underwent ISO 9002 Internal Auditor Training course, and subsequently became an Internal Auditor for the company
Was an integral part in the implementation of ISO 9002 Accreditation within the company

Career

CES Exhibits

Project Manager

Project Management and coordination of trade shows, including design preparation, logistics and onsite management
Coordinated with multiple vendors for exhibit build materials and on site requirements, as needed by clients
Managed billing from vendors and payments
Coordinated move in and move out times for shows
Managed logistics of incoming display materials to show site
Worked closely with convention centre vendors to ensure proper services were provided for booths
Maintained client database
Responsible for purchasing material and ensuring timely delivery

Career medium 04
Career

Ryerson University

Project Management

Sheridan College

Accounting