Kenneth Scott - Owosso, Michigan

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Kenneth Scott is currently living in Owosso, Michigan, working as a Marketing Conusltant and is interested in Advertising & Media.
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Marketing Conusltant


Owosso, Michigan

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I am applying for a position with your firm. I offer expertise and a proven
track record of success not just in the newspaper business, but in business
in general. My experience can be applied to just about any type of business. I
have a strong work ethic, and feel I could be an asset to your business. I
look forward to meeting and discussing possible options with you. Thank you
for your time.

Kenneth Wayne Scott
1412 N Hickory
Owosso, Michigan 48867
Results Driven Professional with a broad spectrum of experience with several daily and weekly
newspapers. Vision driven and goal orientated results have included promotion, the ability to streamline payroll,
effectively rectified previous carrier issues prior to my tenure with each paper, accelerated maneuvers to eliminate
complaints, initiated procedures to increase advertisers, and instrumental in voluntary pay increases for weekly
papers as well. Attended Executive Seminars at American Press Institute, API, was a member of Midwest Central
States Circulation Management Association, (CSCMA), and attended seminars through the Michigan Press
Association. Have vast experience with the NIE program and exemplary results in customers service. Have embraced the opportunity to explore different positions which proved to be more attractive and challenging as a mechanism to enhance my career all the more.

July 2007-Current, Journal Registar Company, St.Johns, Michigan. Responsibilities include Marketing and Sales in a area which encompasses Saginaw, Ionia, Clinton, Gratiot, and Shiawessee Counties. Have aggressively obtained success in the promotion and contracting of multiple new accounts. Since beginning of tenure have secured excellant customer relations, which has resulted in outstanding monthly sales accomplishments.

April 2006-Current. Involved with distribution part time for St. Johns office of the Journal Register Newspaper Company. Participated in part time consulting and spent time interviewing for positions from within and out of my net industry through out the Midwest region.
November 2005-April 2006. Lansing State Journal, Lansing Community Newspapers Division, Lansing MI.
Circulation Manager. Responsibilities included managing 87 carriers involved in both motor and foot routes, for a
total of 185 routes, payroll, carrier recruitment and customer service. Rectified prior carrier turnover before tenure
in position and played a vital role in retaining and advancing advertiser support. Was responsible for three quarters
of all product distribution for Lansing Community Newspaper publications compared to all other districts, with a
total circulation of 51,000. Area from Lansing to St. Johns to Dewitt/Bath. Upon acquisition of Lansing Community Newspapers by the Lansing State Journal/Gannett, all former management of the Charlotte, Michigan division of the Lansing Community Newspapers were relieved of their positions.
June 2004-November 2005 . Lansing Community Newspapers, Charlotte, MI. Responsibilities included all aspects
of managing five community newspapers, including direct supervision of 140 carriers involved in motor and foot
routes, streamlined payroll, human resources and carrier recruitment. Eliminated previous carrier turnover,
securing regularly all routes functional. Eliminated all dump routes that were present before my tenure in the
position. Was to be placed in Circulation Director position before the merger of Lansing Community Newspapers
with the Lansing State Journal. Managed a total circulation of 60,000 papers encompassing a area from Grand
Ledge to St. Johns to Portland, to the Delta-Waverly Community to the Dewitt-Bath areas. Implemented dealer
program, increased sales at all racks, as well as increased dealer sales. Played sole instrumental role in increasing
Voluntary pay from $900 to over $3500 per Voluntary collection period.
July 2001-March 2004. The Argus Press. Owosso, MI. Circulation Manager/Newspapers In Education (NIE)
Director. Responsibilities included all daily operations of department, managing of 85 carriers involved in motor
and foot routes, circulation of 12,000 daily , 33,000 weekly, hiring, payroll and employee evaluations. Also
implemented new compensation procedure to streamline pay rates for routes. Redrew districts and combined
routes creating expansion into new areas. Designed and implemented newspaper sales promotions. Doubled single
copy sales by adding new dealers and racks, and cutting return rate 10%. Handled all purchasing and inventory
control for circulation and mailroom supplies and came in under budget every year. Set up NIE program,
distributed free newspapers to classrooms, averaging 400 per day, organized and distributed teacher guides to
schools. Obtained thousands of dollars from Sponsors for the NIE program. All other duties as needed.
Sept. 1999-July 2001- Leader Publications, Niles, MI. Circulation Director. Earned promotion in 2001 by
demonstrating leadership skills and the ability to do the job. Duties included managing five papers, with circulation
around 10,000 daily, 55,000 weekly. Supervision of 130 carriers, organizing routes, payroll, accounting,
distribution of Leaders and Daily Stars handling of customer complaints and customer billing.
March 1998-Sept. 1999. Herald Palladium, Benton Harbor, MI. District Sales Manager.
Responsibilities included personal, payroll, accounting, customer service supervision, and management of 45
carriers involved in both motor and foot routes. Area from Benton Harbor to State Line Dowagiac to Lake
Michigan areas. Circulation of around 12,000 plus shopper guide of around 10,000.
Lake Michigan College, Benton Harbor, Michigan. Economics and Sociology, Internship at the Benton
Harbor Bureau, South Bend Tribune.
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Economics, Journalism, and political science.
Graduated with Honors from the School of Hard Knocks

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Kenneth Scott
Name: Kenneth Scott
Location: Owosso,Michigan,United States
Job Title: Marketing Conusltant

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