brand manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Accomplished professional with demonstrated success developing and implementing strategic approaches to drive market growth and bottom-line profitability. Strong communicator with natural leadership talent. Impactful and successful manager talented in building teams and motivating personnel to new levels of performance.

  • Positive language
  • Complaint procedures
  • Effective questioning
  • Managing objections
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Social media and chat
  • Customer engagement
  • Professional
  • Process development
  • Multi-tasking
  • Relationship building
  • Listening skills
  • interpersonal
  • Body language
  • Pro-active
  • Self-disciplined
  • Articulate
  • Outgoing
  • Highly organized
  • Negotiating Skills
  • Planning and preparation
  • Time management
  • Troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Suites
  • Adobe Suites
04/2021 to 04/2022 Brand Manager B G Foods | Parsippany, NJ,
  • Participated in meetings with brand development teams to identify opportunities to extend programs.
  • Created and delivered sales-driven programs and promotions to meet team objectives.
  • Leveraged customer industry trends to shape effective solutions and approaches.
  • Devised, developed and directed negotiation of key business relationships.
04/2016 to 04/2021 Team Manager Getgo | Edinboro, PA,
  • Oversaw daily workloads and workflow for smooth operations.
  • Established quarterly and annual goals as well as operational tactics to achieve targets.
  • Train and coach existing employees and new hires including MITs.
  • Conducted regular employee performance evaluations to offer constructive feedback and solutions to propel improvements and growth.
  • Solved problems, handled escalated issues and mitigated risks.
  • Delegated work to staff, setting priorities and goals.
  • Coordinated maintenance on physical condition of equipment, routinely assessing each for needed repairs, updates or replacements.
  • Prioritized sanitation, safety and health standards in work areas to meet OSHA requirements.
  • Key holder Open/Close store.
  • ServSafe Certified.
08/2009 to 04/2021 Regional Sales Arrow Investment Advisors | Manhasset, NY,
  • Extensive experience building lasting business relationships with bridal market retailers.
  • Traveling and expanding current customer base within the southwest territory
  • Responsible for selling, negotiating, and closing contracts.
  • Attend sales meetings to discuss design goal and strategies to meet targeted revenue objections.
  • Set up and attend market shows.
04/2012 to 06/2014 Subrogation Adjuster/Claims Adjuster Loyola Marymount University | Los Angeles, CA,
  • Collaborate with subrogation department, internal adjusters, and external vendors to salvage recovery from other insurance companies.
  • Evaluate and document activity on all claim handling.
  • Negotiate settlement of a claim by establishing appropriate negotiation strategy or submitting the claim to arbitration or legal counsel.
  • Contribute to exceeding department recovery goal
  • Handle incoming calls from policyholders and claimants.
  • Determine liability by gathering and analyzing relevant facts; utilizing applicable law; establishing fundamental principles of negligence.
  • Determine, whether the loss falls within the policy and coverage, is appropriate settling non-injury claims.
  • Meet quality standards by following best practices.
  • Contribute to the team by accomplishing results and participating in projects.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by participating in continuing education courses.
05/2008 to 07/2011 Communications Officer/Dispatcher Acacia Hr Solutions | Irvine, CA,
  • Provide efficient and effective communications between the public, law enforcement and personnel.
  • Verified proper handling and routing of communications and classified data.
  • Contributed to data safety management, including implementation of new protocols.
  • Received and prioritize 911 calls from the public on emergencies and non-emergencies.
  • Perform a range of computer, radio and multi phone operational duties in a high-volume call facility.
  • Train the public and new employees in public safety procedures.
  • Maintained and updated understanding of best practices, procedures and technology.
12/2006 to 10/2007 Product Development Manager T-Mobile | Selma, AL,
  • Manufactured private label garments specializing in cashmere (Ethnic Revolution, True Religion, California Rising, Amal Guessous, BCBG)
  • Daily communication with international factories in China, Peru, and Mexico
  • Oversaw implementation of construction, fit, and cost
  • Created Time and Action reports, cost sheets, and line sheets
  • Within or under budget for all divisions
  • Successful relationship management with clients, vendors, and contractors
  • Support team in assessment and problem identification/resolution.
08/2003 to 11/2006 Owner/ Designer T-Mobile | Silver City, NM,
  • Oversaw project execution, phase progress, workmanship and team performance to drive on-time completion of deliverables.
  • Negotiated with vendors to gain optimal pricing on products resulting in substantial increase in profit margin.
  • Developed and implemented successful sales strategies to meet business goals.
  • Devised business and marketing plans and prepared monthly financial reports.
  • Set pricing structures according to market analytics and emerging trends.
  • Oversaw staff hiring, initiating new training and scheduled processes to streamline operations.
02/2003 to 08/2003 Associate Designer L Brands | Raleigh, NC,
  • Put together concept boards and mockups of form and color.
  • Researched conditions and maintained deep understanding of current market conditions.
  • Utilized knowledge of structure to complete high quality designs.
  • Managed samples, documents and supplies to facilitate smooth team operations.
  • Supported creation of seasonal product lines to drive brand growth.
  • Adjusted pieces with changes to fit, construction and materials
  • Purchased fabric, trims, notions and design room needs.
  • Created, updated line sheets and cost sheets.
  • Cultivated buyer, vendor, and client relations.
  • Oversaw pattern makers, sewers and cutters.
02/2001 to 02/2003 Associate Designer Great American Sportswear | City, STATE,
  • Put together concept boards and mockups of form and color.
  • Researched conditions and maintained deep understanding of current market trends.
  • Utilized knowledge of structure to complete high quality designs.
  • Managed samples, documents and supplies to facilitate smooth team operations.
  • Supported creation of seasonal product lines to drive brand growth.
  • Assisted in developing fabric and trim designs for in-progress pieces.
  • Set up and organized presentation walls covering seasonal lines.
  • Prepared hand sketches of potential designs using artistic skills and understanding of desired direction.
  • Created sample garments for review by senior design staff.
  • Designed solutions to improve systems and overcome technical constraints.
  • Created presentation boards, garment sketches, and renderings
  • Created, maintained line sheets and cost sheets
  • Oversaw pattern makers, sewers, and cutters.
01/1999 to 02/2001 Assistant Designer BCBG Max Azria Headquarters | City, STATE,
  • Worked effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven design team environment using strong organizational skills
  • Managed archive of fabric and pattern libraries
  • Maintain fabric and trim vendor relations
  • Supported pattern makers, sewers, and cutters.
  • Contributed ideas during strategic and conceptual brainstorming sessions.
  • Collaborated with team of designers to offer improvements and direction on others' projects.
  • Followed corporate brand guidelines to enable brand consistency across campaigns and marketing programs.
  • Assessed inventory levels and ordered new materials, including fabrics and trim supplies needed to accomplish project goals.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2019 Bachelor of Arts | Design University of North Texas, Denton, TX GPA:
Expected in 05/2017 Associate of Arts | Design And Visual Communications Tarrant County College, Hurst, TX, GPA:
  • Cum laude graduate
Expected in | Fashion Design Fashion Institute of Design And Merchandising, Los Angeles, CA, GPA:

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School Attended

  • University of North Texas
  • Tarrant County College
  • Fashion Institute of Design And Merchandising

Job Titles Held:

  • Brand Manager
  • Team Manager
  • Regional Sales
  • Subrogation Adjuster/Claims Adjuster
  • Communications Officer/Dispatcher
  • Product Development Manager
  • Owner/ Designer
  • Associate Designer
  • Associate Designer
  • Assistant Designer


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts
  • Some College (No Degree)

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