Passionate young business professional with two years experience working with suppliers in the consumer products industry and retail industry seeks to secure a rewarding position in Sales to contribute to my own professional growth as well as the immediate growth of the company.
Main initiative centered around making the Downtown area of Rogers a destination for tourists and residents and establishing various channels focused around bringing attention and life back to the Downtown area of our city.
Served as project leader for a promotions committee project to promote economic development through event promotions.
Administration and Organization - Superior customer service and verbal communication skills.
Excel in the areas of decision making, critical thinking, organizing and planning.
Highlights include: Developing new procedures for more efficient cross company team collaboration; Established new and more effective standard and process for collecting all existing client's case study/success story documentation ; Creating and executing various innovative processes that allowed company to better track that status of new leads/how we look at and measure each new lead.
Project Management - Strong attention to detail and focus on task completion.
Good conflict management and prioritization skills.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and under pressure.
Excellent documentation and reporting skills as well as capability to understand varying project requirements and dependencies.
Experience of managing documentation and report writing as well as managing changes within CRM, Marketing, Sales and Finance systems.
Has demonstrated ability to work with and support cross-functional project teams.
Promotion/ Events Management - Served as team member for multiple on-site promotion execution teams for Walmart trade shows, Community events, and In Store promotions related to a variety of companies including Coca-Cola, Mojo Marketing, and Dr Pepper Snapple Group.
Responsible for execution of market strategies, sampling of products, promotion of and representation of brands.
Experience successfully planning, organizing, marketing and executing numerous tradeshows and industry events.
Lead the planning and execution of several customer appreciation events and prospective customer campaigns.
Creative - In addition to accomplished work in the marketing field, also possesses wide ranging knowledge and experience in creation and development of various inventive and imaginative works of artistry, including: choreography, lighting, music arrangement, set design, stage layout, costume creation.
Have received multiple national-level awards for work in these areas.
Business Development ManagerJul 2013 to Current Software Paradigms International Group － Rogers, AR
Cohesively work with both the sales and marketing departments to identify new business opportunities and develop both strategic and innovative approaches that encompass how to improve company's market position and achieve overall growth.
Critical player in researching, identifying and developing sales pipeline with a multitude of targeted prospective clients who possess the greatest potential for the company.
Organize and produce pivotal and creative marketing strategies that speak specifically to prospective clients, while progressively promoting brand recognition.
Continuously involved in and effectively manage multiple areas within the sales and business process; price negation, generating new sales approaches/pitch planning, developing new, clear and concise sales proposals, assisting in managing existing clients to ensure they stay satisfied and positive.
Other key activities include: Consistently growing personal network Regularly attending industry functions/seminars to continue developing knowledge of the market and competitors Relentlessly developing new, "outside the box" marketing and sales techniques to continuously evolve business processes Meeting with both existing clients and prospective clients both face to face and over the phone Replying to all current customer/prospective customer inquiries in a timely and accurate manner.
Dance Choreographer and TeacherSep 2005 to Current All That Dance － Bentonville, AR
Coordinate all aspects of student participation in organized dance instruction.
This includes knowing everything about multiple styles of dance, creating routines and teaching students how to dance responsibly and compete competitively.
Other responsibilities include ability to execute all administrative aspects of a dance studio such as registration, accounting, and scheduling.
Retail Sales Associate SeasonalJan 2005 to Jan 2009 The Buckle, Maurices, White House Black Market － Rogers, AR
Interacted with customers, processed retail transactions, managed inventory levels and stocked shelves/ racks as required.
Customer Service SpecialistJun 2005 to Aug 2005 FastSigns, Inc － Springdale, AR
Worked directly with customers for appointment scheduling, payment collection and providing excellent customer service through phone, e-mail, chat, etc.
in timely and accurate manner.
Assisted in content development, content design, and the printing and assembly of materials.
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science2013University of Arkansas － Fayetteville, ARPolitical Science
Leadership - Serve as a board member for the Alzheimer's Association, 2014 to present. Participated in board meetings focused on bringing awareness to disease and developing creative functions/activities in an effort to raise funds for organization. Served as a board member for Main Street Board of Directors, 2010