business manager resume example with 4+ years of experience

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Experienced professional salesperson with a demonstrated history of growth and success in the CPG brokerage industry. Skilled in budget management, presentation, project management, communication, and organization. Highly professional, reliable, and strong ability to think critically and communicate effectively.

  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Customer Service & Satisfaction
  • Intermediate proficiency in Nielsen AOD
  • Proficiency in Numerator
  • Basic graphic design skills and proficiency with Adobe
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Quality, Efficiency & Productivity Improvement
  • Basic proficiency in SAP
  • Some knowledge of email marketing and Google Adwords
  • Advanced knowledge of social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram
Education and Training
Assumption College Worcester, MA, Expected in 05/2017 Bachelor of Arts : Marketing - GPA :

Cum Laude

Professional Experience
Koch Industries, Inc. - Business Manager
Gurdon, AR, 05/2018 - Current

Currently responsible for managing Starbucks, Bush Brothers, KAO Brands, Spectrum Brands, and other client lines at New England and Eastern Great Lakes grocery retailers and distributors. Previously managed Pfizer, Clorox HBC brands, Method, Honest Co., and others. Responsible for promotional planning and execution, increasing distribution, keeping assortment refreshed, and managing client budgets and objectives.

· Manage promotional activity by understanding retailer sales strategy and demographics leading to exceeding Regional sales quotas.

· Host client planning meetings, participate in sales calls, analyze product assortment and revise as necessary to keep assortment up to date at retailer locations.

· Create and execute roadmap planning, develop sales forecasts.

· Manage sales trade budgets to maximize promotional plans and product revenue.

· Work cross functionally with internal analytics and customer management teams to develop data stories for retailer category reviews.

· Learn client financial and planning systems such as Siebel, MEI, and client sales websites

· Held ten New England Training and Development classes including a Nielsen Price Simulation Tool training to teach a group of peers how to utilize a pricing tool specific to client products and retailers, a “Millennial POV” informational presentation about being a millennial in the workforce with focus on the differences/obstacles between generations in the workforce, and Acosta University sessions to make coworkers aware of best practices and tools available to them.

Key Achievement: Chairman’s Award Nominee August 2018

Covenant Care - Leadership Development Program Associate
Santa Ana, CA, 05/2017 - 05/2018
  • Graduate of the 1-year rotational Leadership Development Program completing three rotations in the fields of Retail, Business Analytics, and Sales, leading to a deeper understanding of the CPG industry and the moving parts involved.
  • Learned retail functions such as reading and executing planograms during assortment resets, as well as continuity work to ensure products were authorized and on the store shelves.
  • Completed category reviews, created scorecards, calculated opportunity gaps, worked on 4 Ps projects, completed post-promo analysis projects and brand rationalization, and wrote periodic reflections throughout the program summarizing experiences.
EMC CORPORATION - Inventory Control Intern
City, STATE, 04/2016 - 07/2016
  • Developed/monitored schedules for products and commodities and resolved problems with inventory, production schedules, or material shortages.
  • Utilized programs such as SAP, Propel, Gemstone,, and Excel in daily work tasks.
  • Participated in EMC’s intern program: gave factory tours, worked with another intern to create an EMC profile presentation for upper management.
  • Shadowed and trained a Data Steward position to gain more insight into different areas of the business; worked with master data, data augmentation, and metrics, therefore broadening skills in tools such as SAP and ACE.

Key Achievement: Provided feedback and recommendations to management to improve position training by creating a “Ship-list Training Guide”.

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School Attended

  • Assumption College

Job Titles Held:

  • Business Manager
  • Leadership Development Program Associate
  • Inventory Control Intern


  • Bachelor of Arts

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