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About Thom O’Connor

Thom O’Connor is a multiple award-winning senior writer/editor and marketing professional. His professional experience encompasses all aspects of corporate and marketing communications, including:

  • annual reports
  • media relations
  • speechwriting
  • public- and community-relations consulting
  • Internet/Intranet communications
  • Proposal and grant writing

 

He has a documented record of success at spearheading projects:

  • for individuals
  • for teams at every level of the corporate enterprise while working successfully with both internal and outsourced professional resources.

 

Created, written, and managed an array of excellent publications, and has provided editorial services – from newsletters, web support, and marketing communications — for top-tier firms, both commercial and not-for profit enterprises.

 

Key Attributes:

  • Articulate
  • Creative
  • Self-motivated professional
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Seasoned organizational and problem-solving abilities

 

Achievements Include:

  • Leadership as Executive Director of a Regional Living Museum
  • Pro bono web copy and marketing communications support for area organizations through his e-letter Schoharie Buzz
  • Former columnist for area newsweekly
  • Populated series of websites on alternative health solutions
  • Served as marketing consultant for regional museum complex in Schoharie.
  • Created on-going series of articles for Catskill Mountain Foundation GUIDE
  • Former editor-in-chief for Intranet site of global pharmaceutical company for close to three years.
  • Populated another’s Internet site on family-related health issues.
  • Served as Manager, Editorial Services, at Bell Communications Research for more than a decade.
  • Managed and manned a Tourist Information Booth at Howe Caverns for a group of Schoharie Valley businesses.
  • Mr. O’Connor has served as Manager, Media Relations for the 13 division American Management Associations, editorial liaison between BellSouth and its central services organization, Bellcore, following the breakup on the AT&T.
  • He is a member of the Schenectady Chamber of Commerce, the Tri-County Arts Council, and a member of the Advisory Board for the CAHT Division of SUNY Cobleskill.
  • He is a former member of the National Writers Union, past member of the International Association of Business Communicators. Mr. O’Connor has a Masters Degree in Organizational Dynamics and Corporate Communications as well as an extensive portfolio and excellent references.
  • Senior writer and editorial specialist Thom O’Connor focuses on the development and execution of creative strategies and vigorously written copy to achieve measurable results. He has achieved success in a wide-range of editorial and marketing communications engagements, which include:
    • Annual Reports
    • Electronic Communications
      • – Intranet/Internet
    • Employee Communications
    • Recruiting material
    • Speechwriting
    • Project Management
    • Marketing Communications
      • – Booklets
      • – Brochures
      • – Presentation materials.
    • Media relations
    • Video scripting
    • Grant Submissions
  • Thom O’Connor has an established track record at every level of corporate enterprise – as well as through virtual partnerships, professional free agents, and premier design firms – by providing high-impact, superior communications that exceed client expectations.

 

Past and present clients include:

  • American Management Association
  • AT&T
  • Bellcore
  • Capital Repertory Theatre
  • Continental Warranty, Inc.
  • Essential Amenities, Inc.
  • Hammer Press
  • Hotels at Home, Inc.
  • J&J Health Care Systems
  • Morag Hann International
  • Public Relations/Marketing
  • MBS Family of Websites
  • Organon Pharmaceuticals
  • Old Stone Fort Museum
  • Parke-Davis
  • Price Waterhouse
  • L.P. Thebault
  • Royalty Pharma AG
  • Roth Group Interactive
  • Television Information, Office of NAB
  • Princeton Video Imaging
  • Times Journal
  • Warner-Lambert Company (pre Pfizer)
  • Western Union
  • Landis Arboretum
  • Proctors (Schenectady)
  • Kintz Plastics (kintz.com)
 

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