business development executive resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Top performing sales, marketing, and business development professional with proven ability to drive business expansion and development by planning and executing business strategies. Strategic thinker who can plan and implement sales, marketing and business initiatives to support corporate objectives. Experienced in developing new market channels and building strong relationships with sales managers, customers and industry leaders. Vast experience with branding and introducing new products as well as developing business strategies. I am a dedicated and tenacious sales expert with a reputation for consummate professionalism.

Writing Skills

  • Wrote creative copy for catalogs, brochures and social media.
  • Researched and conceived newsletter articles.
  • Produced variety of business materials, including: letters, reports, proposals and forms.
  • Proof read and edited all referenced written materials.

Marketing Skills

  • Designed, developed and implemented marketing and sales campaigns.
  • Evaluated target markets and proposed marketing strategies.
  • Managed all phases of direct mail projects; monitored production teams; recruited and guided vendors.

Communication Skills

  • Promoted products and services; generated leads and initiated sales.
  • Established and improved client communications; maintained ongoing relationships.
  • Addressed customer inquiries; interpreted and delivered information; proposed suggestions; provided guidance; identified, investigated and negotiated conflicts.
  • Conducted surveys and analyzed results.
  • Coordinated, planned and contributed at trade shows and special events.
  • Served as representative and liaison.

Business Administrative and Management Skills

  • Led teams; chaired committees; initiated volunteer events and activities.
  • Reviewed and analyzed insurance applications and documents; expedited materials; evaluated and audited medical data.
Business Development Executive, 2010 to Current
PlentificNew York, NY,
  • Developed new marketing strategies to capture market channels with new clients.
  • Utilized sales and marketing tools to create brand awareness in the market.
  • Leveraged my technical and industry specific knowledge to develop strategic business development plans and B2B sales strategies.
  • Successfully designed, underwrote and administered new and existing insurance programs to meet the needs of IRIS' broker distribution network.
  • Delivered comprehensive coverage solutions and guidance in risk management with an emphasis in Lessor's Risk Commercial Property and Liability Insurance.
  • Enjoyed robust relationships with insurance carriers that included Domestic markets, but encompassed Lloyd's of London as well as off shore points in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands with an in-depth understanding of alternative risk placements.
  • Emphasized on bringing in new business and effectively grew IRIS' broker distribution network from 50 brokers to more than 500 and increased monthly submissions by 900%.
  • Prepared and presented technical documents and client presentations to customers across different business levels in collaboration with Account Executives and Producers to successfully execute new and existing sales strategies.
  • Expanded on existing business as well as identified potential revenue opportunities.
  • Responsible for designing and maintaining all marketing materials including the company website, brochures, blogs and email blasts as well as all other social media outlets for the company.
  • Created and delivered all new business quote proposals and coverage comparisons and was in charge of all new business bind orders Acted as a direct intermediary between customers and product development within IRIS on a variety of different insurance products.
  • Successfully articulated desired customer specifications and developed new product requirements for integration within customer environments.
Administrative Coordinator, 2009 to 2010
American Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To AnimalsOverland Park, KS,
  • Directed daily operations and provide administrative support to the staff.
  • Answered incoming calls and arranged appointments for guests to meet with company staff.
  • Entered data into consumer relations database.
  • Responsible for answering visitor inquiries about the company.

Sales and Marketing Intern, 2009 to
Vista Equity Partners, ,
  • Generating and Executing sales leads for three popular radio stations in the Bay Area; KNBR, 101.7 The Bone and K-Fog.
  • Writing and recording commercials for advertisers.
  • Managing and updating the KNBR website.

Banquet Server, Food Server and Bartender, 01/2007 to 01/2011
  • Over five years' hands-on experience in food serving and bartending.
  • Highly skilled in greeting and guiding guests.
  • Hands on experience in taking orders and communicating accurately to the kitchen and delivering correct orders to customers with a friendly and upbeat attitude.
Bachelor of Arts (B.A): Communication, Expected in 2009 to California State University - East Bay, CA


Top 3%f class,emphasis in Broadcast Journalism

Associate: Arts, Expected in 2007 to Diablo Valley College California State University - Concord, CA
GPA: Graduated Magna Cum Laude (top 3% of class

Arts Graduated Magna Cum Laude (top 3% of class

Property and Casualty License (License Number 0G88502): , Expected in to - ,
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude (top 3% of class) at California State University East Bay


  • Honor Roll


  • Achievement for "Excellent Student of the Year"


  • Staff writer for the CSU East Bay newspaper "The Pioneer"


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School Attended

  • California State University
  • Diablo Valley College California State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Business Development Executive
  • Administrative Coordinator
  • Sales and Marketing Intern
  • Banquet Server, Food Server and Bartender


  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A)
  • Associate
  • Property and Casualty License (License Number 0G88502)

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