business development manager strategy consultant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Experienced business development manager and strategy adviser with proven track record in achieving organizational goals on time and within budget. 10+ years driving strategy and raising the perception and brand awareness of organizations by conducting accurate business analysis, market research and sales & revenue forecasting using business analytics. Strong team building, relationship management, networking and communication skills in working across organizational and geographic boundaries. Have lived and worked abroad in Switzerland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, France and most recently the United Kingdom. Recently returned to home market in USA. Currently living in New York. MBA in International Management. BSBA in Management Science. Bi-lingual (English/Dutch).

Core Qualifications
  • Strategic planning and analysis  
  • Market segmentation & positioning
  • Market research and competitive analysis
  • Brand development & expression 
  • Program & project management
  • Media, analyst & public relations
Business Development Manager & Strategy Consultant, 08/2012 to Current
Gate StrategicCity, STATE,
  • Partnered with brand management teams in strategic planning and program development to increase sales & revenue, drive attendance, build brand loyalty and preference among key market segments
  • Provided key market intelligence & research to client's on who their target customers were and how best to adapt their marketing, communications & commercial mix to reach those customers with relevant campaigns, partners and messaging
  • Demonstrated critical decision making and problem solving skills, leading to inspiring plans engagement and ultimately business performance.
London 2012 Olympic Games Event Manager, 02/2012 to 08/2012
  • Successfully planned and managed the London Olympic & Paralympic Games together with a great team of architects, sports managers, former Olympic and Paralympic athletes, contractors & sub-contractors, London department of transport(TfL), British government, hospitality services as well as strategic media & business partners/alliances
  • Successfully planned and executed London 2012 events as part of the London Prepares Series staging 46 World Championships simultaneously with 26 Olympic Sports and 20 Paralympic Sports with 14,700 athletes, 21,000 media and broadcasters, and millions of ticketholders.
Business Development & Strategic Account Manager, 06/2005 to 02/2012
Ramapo OutdoorCity, STATE,
  • Analyzed and synthesized segment data, performance, forecasting and budgets into business and marketing strategy leading to successful business results
  • Recognized market issues and trends and proactively proposed ideas, plans contingencies and brainstorm initiatives to address business needs
  • As a member of the Strategic Planning Committee, collaborated with product strategy brand management, sales management and brand communications to ensure campaigns remained relevant to consumers and that all initiatives supported the brand direction and segment strategies
  • Commanded respect with global business units, divisions and cross-functional teams based on knowledge of segment goals and channel capabilities ultimately adding value and providing the ability to influence the strategic annual marketing plan.
Global Business Development & Strategy Manager, 06/1999 to 06/2005
Getronics / Wang GlobalCity, STATE,
  • Developed two-year global advertising campaign to promote a new corporate identity and boost brand awareness across various medium types including TV, consumer press, newspapers, radio, trade press, cinema and outdoor
  • Managed and collaboratively worked with external media outlets and industry analysts/influencers to develop global business plan
  • Worked with stakeholders to assist in defining go-to-market initiatives, roll-out and execution on a global, regional (EMEA) & local level
  • Wrote and designed 1st ever corporate "Building Futures for our Clients/Analysts" marketing brochure which went on to be published in 15 languages and used worldwide as a valuable sales tool.
MBA: International Management & Marketing, Expected in to Monterey Institute of International Studies - Monterey, California
Bachelor of Science: Management Science, Expected in to Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania - Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

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School Attended

  • Monterey Institute of International Studies
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Job Titles Held:

  • Business Development Manager & Strategy Consultant
  • London 2012 Olympic Games Event Manager
  • Business Development & Strategic Account Manager
  • Global Business Development & Strategy Manager


  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Science

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