David
Ramirez

Proven marketing professional with 20+ years' strategic leadership, budget management, funding acquisition, consistent overachievement. Doubled revenues, pivotal in fast-paced growth. Proficient in digital marketing, SEO, web design, and management.
Marketing Director | Tucson, AZ | david@davramirez.com | 5208399982 | linkedin.com/in/davramirez | davramirez.com

Work Experience

Aavgo

Jul 2021 - Current
Marketing & Web Director

• Spearheaded and directed the marketing and web team at Aavgo, achieving a remarkable 2000% growth.

• Managed 5+ events annually throughout the U.S. and Canada, utilizing ClickUp seamlessly.

• Crafted campaigns exceeding expectations within budgetary constraints.

• Demonstrated strategic leadership, managing annual budgets, attracting substantial funding, and ensuring exceptional results.

• Utilized CRMs (HubSpot, Jira, ClickUp) to enhance organizational efficiency.

• Managed and grew an email newsletter to 50,000 subscribers, showcasing audience engagement skills.

• Created and managed a blog, contributing to a comprehensive content marketing strategy.

• Led the creation of branding and all outbound marketing, including successful video campaigns.

• Grew social media (Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn) and online presence by 1000%.

Canyon Building & Design

Aug 2019 - Jul 2021
Marketing & Web Director

• Oversaw comprehensive marketing projects, ensuring successful execution within budgetary guidelines.

• Adept budget management skills for resource optimization, contributing significantly to team and organizational success.

• Led the team in preparing RFQs and RFPs, translating them into new business opportunities.

• Utilized Procore CRM and procured certification for efficient project management.

• Grew social media (Facebook, Instagram) and online presence by 500%.

Apex Real Estate Network

May 2016 - Jul 2019
Marketing Director

• Led marketing and web team, managing all marketing initiatives within budget constraints.

• Pioneered strategies that doubled profits and sales, making Apex one of Southern Arizona's most profitable real estate companies.

• Implemented strategies that increased social media reach by 100x.

• Doubled website reach through innovative digital marketing strategies.

• Led the growth of social media presence on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube by 1500%.

• Directed a robust video library for television and YouTube video blogs.

• Launched and created a successful real estate podcast.

Border Media Communications

Jan 2013 - Apr 2016
Publish/Editor

• Achieved profitability and robust growth, marked by an exponential increase in statewide distribution.

• Under leadership, Border Media Communications achieved profitability and robust growth, solidifying its position as a prominent media entity in Southern Arizona.

• Actively engaged in the political landscape, securing strategic investments from a prominent Law Firm.

• Skillfully steered the company's business aspects, implementing strategic initiatives that propelled Border Media Communications into the forefront of the Southern Arizona media industry.

• Maintained unwavering commitment to editorial excellence.

Marketing & Production Manager

• Established the Central Design Hub, consolidating 80% of the company's production team, resulting in significant cost savings and a 50% increase in quality and production efficiency.

• Managed full-stack marketing projects efficiently within specified budgetary parameters.

• Over 11 years in media as a seasoned manager overseeing marketing, print, and web teams.

• Specialized in marketing, new media, copy editing, photography, videography, publishing, technology, graphic design, and public relations.

• Demonstrated versatility and excellence across roles as Marketing, Graphics and Sales, Board member, and Art Director at Wick.

• Defined by financial milestones, shaping the company's identity as an influential media force throughout its 19 community newspapers and in Southern Arizona.

Education

Capella University

Aug 2023 - Current
Masters of Science - Information Technology

Capella University

Jul 2019 - Nov 2022
Bachelors of Science - Information Technology

• Attained a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology with a 4.0 GPA.

• Specialized in a comprehensive range of subjects within information technology.

Volunteering

President

Lions Club International - Santa Cruz County

Board Member

Rotary International - Santa Cruz County

Chairman

Boy Scouts of America - Santa Cruz County

Board Member

Community Food Bank - Santa Cruz County

Board Member

One-Stop Career Center - Santa Cruz County

Board Member

Workforce Development (WIOA) - Santa Cruz County