Kertz - Strategist - Fort Mill, SC, USA

Martin Kertz

Fort Mill, SC, USA



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Strategic development and execution of multi-million dollar projects. Deep involvement with managing third party relationships to drive profitability for all parties involved.

Work History

Director of Sales and Strategic Marketing Channel

Red Ventures, Corporate Headquarters

April 2006 - September 2012

• Launched multi-level marketing relationships with product provider portfolio, allowing representatives of select MLMs to sell a portfolio of products for their own financial gain. Heavy involvement with DIRECTV and other product providers to grow channel.
• Full P&L responsibility of over $20 million in revenue and $8 million in profit. Achieved an annual growth in revenue of 34% with profits of over $4 million.
• Led the development of a multitude of e-commerce and lead generation projects.
• Managed team of 12 people, including sales representatives across the United States.

Director of Online Marketing

Coldwater Creek, Corporate Headquarters

May 2005 - April 2006

• Developed strategies for newly formed Online Marketing team growing the company's online market share in conjunction with catalog business with direct budget responsibility of over $4 million.
• Accomplished strong revenue growth, profitability utilizing paid search optimization, search engine optimization (SEO), comparison shopping and local search programs.
• Improved customers' online experience using a newly implemented Web analytics and creating usability program.
• Expanded the email marketing program to over 2 million subscribers and optimizing revenue return using segmentation and personalization strategies.

Senior Channel Manager, Internet Operations

Tupperware, Corporate Headquarters

December 2000 - May 2005

• Directed the development of, an e-commerce business and incremental growth channel for the existing $1.2 billion multi-national direct selling and catalog company with 40% growth.
• Exceeded all corporate strategic goals and profit expectations while managing $2 million dollar budget with full P&L accountability and 10 associates.
• Supervised design and execution of My.Tupperware, an innovative online selling and communications tool.
• Assembled and executed marketing strategies focused on customer acquisition and retention to maximize customers' lifetime value. Negotiated and nurtured business partnerships to optimize and sustain business expansion.

Past Employment History
Internet Manager
Johnson Smith Company - Bradenton, Florida
• Managed all online operations for three catalog titles including but not limited to web site development and coding, product maintenance, customer service and feedback, and order processing.

Operations Manager
Sears Specialty Catalog - Hoffman Estates, IL
• Directed operations of 18 catalog titles including but not limited to order processing, data maintenance, product pricing, forecasting, and warehouse inventory management.

Qualifications & Certifications

Forrest City High School


Rollins College, Crummer School of Business


Bradley University

Leadership Honors Society

All School Secretary

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