Senior Vice President Of Sales @ Upfluence Greater New York City AreaVice President of Sales @ Upfluence New York CityDirector of Sales/Interim Executive Director @ E-thepeople.org • Led strategic planning and implementation driving the launch and growth of the nation's leading non-profit provider of interactive Voter Guide software that has educated over 10 million voters; oversaw daily...
Senior Vice President Of Sales @ Upfluence Greater New York City AreaVice President of Sales @ Upfluence New York CityDirector of Sales/Interim Executive Director @ E-thepeople.org • Led strategic planning and implementation driving the launch and growth of the nation's leading non-profit provider of interactive Voter Guide software that has educated over 10 million voters; oversaw daily business and technical support/operations, sales pipeline, customer relations, public affairs and government relations, fundraising, architecture planning and product development.• Started as the sole employee, cultivating strategic relationships to increase sales pipeline and drive licensing partnerships; solicited potential partners, conducted technical demos, developed proposals and handled negotiations/contracts; grew nationwide network of affiliate media outlets and advocacy organizations from 10 to 200+ (CBS, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, AARP, League of Women Voters).• Consulted/advised licensing affiliates in a sales engineer capacity on strategic launch, implementation and integration of Voter Guide widget/software, ensuring customer service excellence that enabled affiliates to optimize their subscriber base while meeting their editorial content and website traffic requirements.• Drove public affairs strategy by cultivating collaborative relationships with various government entities and officials, enabling acquisition and integration of critical, time-sensitive electoral data for Voter Guide.• Managed architecture planning, product development and redesign of website and mobile site to drive an improved user experience; determined cloud server/database needs to support increase in user traffic and managed a back-end designer and developer; increased per user mobile site page views 133%.• Funded the nonprofit solely through Software as a Service (SaaS), increasing revenue by 400% and oversaw budgeting, reporting directly to Board of Directors. From 2007 to 2012 (5 years) New York CityGet Out The Vote (GOTV) Director @ Maryland Democratic Party • Created and budgeted a $1 million Get Out The Vote program plan for Ben Cardin for Senate and Martin O’Malley for Governor, comprised of 20,000 volunteers, 50-member staff and 40 GOTV operations centers.• Developed campaign strategy to be implemented by campaign managers; performed strategic troubleshooting and monitored plan progress towards goals; achieved 2 million voter phone calls placed and 370,000 houses visited in 4 days.• Managed a 10-member team of organizers and canvass operations staff. From September 2006 to November 2006 (3 months) New Carrolton, MDDeputy Field Director @ Tom Suozzi for Governor • Organized and managed 16 regional field offices throughout New York State and oversaw petition drive for Tom Suozzi for Governor.• Managed voter file database and identified voter demographics, activities and trends utilized in customizing and segmenting voter populations to optimize voter engagement.• Supervised and trained a 100+ member staff on internet-based voter file and volunteer software. From 2006 to 2006 (less than a year) New York, NYDeputy Field Director @ Anthony Weiner for New York • Oversaw planning of citywide petition drive, GOTV plan logistics and management of 5 regional field offices for Anthony Weiner for New York.• Supervised 25 field organizers, volunteers and interns; identified key petitioning locations for delegation to volunteers and interns, trained staff on voter file and volunteer software and monitored campaign progress.• Successfully acquired 30,000 voter signatures (exceeding requirement of 7,500) and collaborated with election lawyers to ensure timely filing of election candidate application. From 2005 to 2005 (less than a year) New York, NYCanvass Director @ Grassroots Campaigns • Managed campaign office that raised over $1,000,000 in last two months of general election campaign and supervised a staff of 80 canvassers and 15 field managers.• Increased canvass fundraising goals, developed and led enhanced canvasser training that better engaged the general public and optimized dollars raised per individual donation, tripling fundraising average.• Personally raised $60,000 in 6 months, breaking all nationwide individual fundraising records. From April 2004 to November 2004 (8 months) New York, NYChief Executive Officer @ Old Stone Farm • Oversee strategic planning, operations, budgeting, marketing, business development and account management to drive business and revenue growth, and manage a 20+ member staff at a 5-star, 236-acre luxury retreat, wellness and education center dedicated to positive change.• Supervised execution of brand marketing and business development strategy; oversaw website build-out/integration and engagement of SEO consultants, managed Facebook Page, developed advertising budgets, engaged brand ambassadors and worked closely with external public relations firm; oversee event/conference business and account management; grew revenue by $400,000. • Devised and implemented strategies to improve guest experience/relations and brand positioning; garnered a 5 star rating on Trip Advisor and a portfolio of notable guests including celebrities and world leaders.• Built out staff from 5 employees to a 20+ member team; Developed HR strategy, overseeing recruiting and hiring; set up and manage ongoing payroll and insurance systems/infrastructure; manage employees across multifunctional departments and functions (general manager, chef, wait staff, massage therapists).• Recruit specialty teachers for center’s diverse programs; research/identify educators and artists synergistic with center’s mission/brand, negotiate contacts and manage relationships with artist representatives.• Served as a key player in strategic planning/implementation of center construction, infrastructure build-out, commercial launch/opening and community and government relations. From 2012 to December 2016 (4 years) Rhinebeck NY
Senior Vice President Of Sales
Greater New York City Area
Vice President of Sales
New York City
Director of Sales/Interim Executive Director
2007 to 2012
New York City
Maryland Democratic Party
Get Out The Vote (GOTV) Director
September 2006 to November 2006
New Carrolton, MD
Tom Suozzi for Governor
Deputy Field Director
2006 to 2006
New York, NY
Anthony Weiner for New York
Deputy Field Director
2005 to 2005
New York, NY
April 2004 to November 2004
New York, NY
Old Stone Farm
Chief Executive Officer
2012 to December 2016
What company does Paul Kahn work for?
Paul Kahn works for Upfluence
What is Paul Kahn's role at Upfluence?
Paul Kahn is Senior Vice President Of Sales
What industry does Paul Kahn work in?
Paul Kahn works in the Marketing and Advertising industry.
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