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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Professional Summary

Determined and responsible Director of Recreation with more than 20 years of success boosting efficiency and streamlining procedures for Recreation Programming. Focus ed on smoothly overseeing financial, personnel and operational facets. Well-versed in training, educating, motivating and supporting staff members. Effectively balance targets with resources and optimize long-term success.

Dedicated Recreational Leader experienced in planning and leading Outdoor Recreation activities. Knowledgeable about budgetary, safety and administrative requirements. Ready to bring 16 years of experience to challenging new role.

  • Effective decision maker in high-pressure environments
  • Employee development
  • Banking and financial services
  • Budget
  • Detail-oriented
  • Marketing plans
  • Strategic Planning
  • Human resources management
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Safety awareness proficiency
Work History
Business Owner, 10/2017 to Current
Department Of DefenseEast Greenwich, RI,
  • Applied performance data to evaluate and improve operations, target current business conditions and forecast needs
  • Assessed all aspects of business operations to implement realistic annual budget
  • Used print strategies such as newspaper ads, business catalogs and marketing brochures to bring in and capture new customer business
  • Established, administered annual budget with effective controls to prevent overages, minimize burn rate and support sustainability objectives
  • Developed favorable relationships with over 100 clients, vendors, and contractors
  • Facilitating 2 contract negotiations with implementation of marketing and sales strategies
  • Conducted target market research to scope out industry competition and identify advantageous trends
Supervisory Recreation Specialist, 02/2002 to 09/2017
Amazon.Com, Inc.Kearny, NJ,
  • Increased sales within Community services division by 10% annually across 6 district-wide locations in 2 different countries
  • Skill in effectively organizing and utilizing all available community resources within program framework to augment programs to meet installation objectives
  • Facility equipped Cameras and security equipment to provide for 24/7 equipment ($14,654)
  • Prepared contract change notices, monitored contractor performance, including reporting and status of contractor and owner deliverables
  • Initiated, organized and maintain file plan, including records, manuals, handbooks, and other related materials
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties
  • Managed quality assurance program, including on-site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys
  • Managed several business units, division, and corporate functions with major organizational impact
  • Established overall direction and strategic initiatives for each line of business
  • Assisted with planning, direction, oversight, and management of Community recreation services department
  • Drove operational improvements which resulted in savings and improved profit margins
  • Provided over 20 guided community events per year. Prepared financial reports for each event
  • $970K Fitness Project renovation/alteration project for the fitness center.
  • Installation of new cardio equipment, 7 treadmills, 7 ellipticals, 1 upright bike. ($70,000)
  • Fitness Facility installed with new carpet and multi-functional sports flooring ($185,000)
District Manager, 07/1998 to 01/2002
Carmike Cinemas IncCity, STATE,
  • Returned stores to profitability by reviewing operations and P&L Statements, implementing improvements, restructuring frameworks, hiring optimal staff, and enhancing training programs
  • Managed, coordinated the business interests and operational activities of 6 Carmike Cinemas movie theaters which included a $23 Million entertainment center in the State of Utah
  • Prepare annual budgets, and recommend annual capital equipment for individual theaters
  • Broad knowledge withing marketing disciplines, including research, promotional planning, pricing, event planning, and advertising
  • Maximized services while controlling costs by establishing, reviewing, updating territory boundaries and distribution routes
Enlisted Soldier, 02/1981 to 04/1996
U.S. ArmyCity, STATE,
  • Responsible for over 200 supply inventory lines
  • Performed accounting and sales functions in service supply
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Unit Level Logistics System (ULLS) to conduct all aspects of ordering process
  • Served customers on a daily basis, issuing and processing orders for parts
  • Served as fund custodian for monies allotted for normal and special business transactions
  • Complied with regulations to safeguard funds
  • Utilized expertise in physical fitness to develop and execute personal training programs
  • Assessed the preparedness of enlisted personnel
MBA: , Expected in 2008
University of Phoenix - Tempe, AZ
Bachelor of Science: Recreation Management, Expected in 1996
Columbus State University - Columbus, GA

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • University of Phoenix
  • Columbus State University
Job Titles Held:
  • Business Owner
  • Supervisory Recreation Specialist
  • District Manager
  • Enlisted Soldier
  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Science

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