Jennifer Sorensen

Project Manager

Salt Lake City, 84119, USA







Pepperdine University

Organizational Development , Organizational Development

August 2012 - August 2012

University of Utah

Mass Communications , Mass Communications

May 2008 - May 2008


Project Manager

BoxWorks Technologies, Inc. , Salt Lake City

December 2012 - March 2015

Manage technical project teams, schedules, tasks, budgets, and risk factors. Facilitate software and hardware integrations with project, site, and customer teams. Manage using SCRUM agile software development processes, and issue/bug tracking software. Create end-user software documentation. Train software end-users using remote demos and on-site training workshops. Managed team of 6 to create customized warehouse software and upgrade servers and conveyor controls for Daimler Trucking North America's paint department cab storage. 32% project profit margin with $500,000 in sales. Managed team of 3 to enhance standard warehouse management software product to support One World Direct's 3PL processes. 46% project profit margin with $200,000 in sales. Developed talent management plan for company. Designed and trained employees on agile SCRUM software development processes within the company. Created decision-making matrix to increase role clarity within projects.

Program Manager

Children of Ethiopia Education Fund , Salt Lake City

November 2007 - May 2011

Managed $200,000 yearly program budget. Coordinated school fee, uniform, supply, medical, and personal assistance funding for 18 partner schools in Ethiopia. Trained volunteers and staff. Created campaigns and events to increase donations and program awareness. Perform audits in US / Ethiopian offices to ensure proper operations. Planned and facilitated sponsor trips to Ethiopia. Coordinated with university student teams across the US to assist in program development and financial analysis. Developed standard financial, program and sponsorship processes. Conducted research to assist with growth initiatives.

Public Relation & Advertising Specialist

University of Utah - School of Music , Salt Lake City

September 2006 - May 2007

Managed internal and external communications to increase positive relations and event attendance. Wrote and pitched press releases and PSAs. Designed fliers, posters and postcards. Tracked PR requests against actual coverage received to analyze the value of public relations and of the position. Re-developed position by creating standard procedures, practices, and processes to assist in faculty / professor coordination. Created standard PR request process to increase positive communications with faculty and better manage promotions. Designed department history and position information manual to educate faculty and assist in succession efforts.

Office Manager

BoxWorks Technologies, Inc. , Salt Lake City

May 2005 - May 2008

Reported payroll. Managed accounts receivables and payables. Prepared monthly financials for managers. Coordinated with vendors and customers to obtain appropriate setup documentation. Communicated with vendors and customers on the status of accounts. Coordinated with benefits providers and brokers regarding yearly benefits plans. Planned yearly benefits meetings. Filed documents according to filing best practices. Restocked supplies. Wrote letters and correspondence for managers.

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