Development Specialist resume example with 17+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
MBA qualified Marketer with over 10 years client experience. Skilled marketing professional focused on exceeding revenue goals, driving high-volume new user acquisition and growing subscription-based businesses. Versed in all aspects of marketing campaigns from concept development to execution and launch. Well-versed in identifying market trends and customer needs to create highly-targeted marketing campaigns. Excelling in both online and offline marketing. Superb communicator with talent in vendor management and social media marketing. Business development professional successful at acquiring, expanding and managing key corporate accounts. Proficient program management professional with extensive business experience. Dedicated to continuous process improvements and program success.
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Texas A&M University - Central Texas Killeen, TX Expected in 2010 MBA : Business Administration - GPA : Business Administration
Tarleton State University Killeen, TX Expected in 2008 Bachelor of Science : Business Administration - GPA : Business Administration
Tarleton State University Killeen, TX Expected in 2008 BBA : Marketing - GPA : Marketing
American Red Cross - Development Specialist
San Francisco, CA, 02/2016 - Current
  • Evaluated and managed new strategic business opportunities.
  • Organized public appearances, lectures, contests and exhibits to increase product awareness.
  • Provided onsite training.
  • Researched and recommended new sources for candidate recruiting.
  • Recruited for various positions across multiple sites in Texas.
  • Maintained an accurate candidate tracking system.
  • Evaluated program performance against expectations.
  • Directed improvement plans.
  • Wrote memoranda and business correspondence.
  • Determined customer needs.
  • Maximized client satisfaction.
  • Updated employee paperwork and records.
  • Greeted visitors promptly and directed to correct locations.
  • Verified and logged in deadlines for responding to daily inquiries.
  • Posted open positions on company and social media websites.
  • Coordinated the regional compensation workshop.
Killeen Independent School District - Teacher & Dance Director
City, STATE, 01/2009 - 11/2015
  • Created and conducted unique marketing proposal presentations and RFP responses.
  • Coordinated and managed major proposal processes from initiation to implementation.
  • Created and tracked RFPs and bids to develop new business opportunities.
  • Drafted and distributed a packet for student athletes outlining rules and expectations.
  • Wrote original content for the official company blog, as well as community blogs.
  • Wrote newsletter marketing copy and presentation materials for special projects.
  • Created executive analysis reports highlighting business issues, potential risks and profit opportunities.
  • Designed unique print materials, including advertisements, brochures and logo designs.
  • Created all communications collateral, including web pages, brochures and fliers.
  • Contributed to relevant blogs, conferences and events both off-line and online to increase brand awareness.
  • Created an official company page on Facebook to facilitate interaction with customers.
  • Presented on current promotions to the public at events and tradeshows.
  • Organized public appearances, lectures, contests and exhibits to increase product awareness.
  • Deliver outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Directed marketing initiatives.
  • Designed promotional materials.
  • Drafted meeting agendas, supplied advance materials and executed follow-up for meetings and team conferences.
Anita's Cleaning Service - Manager & Marketing Specialist
City, STATE, 01/2004 - 01/2009
  • Analyzed ratings and programming features of competitors to evaluate the effectiveness of marketing strategies.
  • Managed all social media programs, including Internet forums, blogs, social networking applications and message boards.
  • Identified, developed and evaluated marketing strategies based on knowledge of company objectives and market trends.
  • Researched and resolved billing and invoice problems.
  • Verified details of transactions, including funds received and total account balances.
  • Created and maintained spreadsheets using advanced Excel functions and calculations to develop reports and lists.
  • Ensured that team member responsibilities were defined and understood.
  • Monitored ongoing expenses relative to budget projections.
  • Recruited, retained and developed staff.
  • Reviewed and approved billing invoices and expense reports.
  • Provided onsite training.
  • Created repeat business by developing long-term relationships with regular customers.
  • Accountable for all staff development, budgeting and supply ordering.
  • Consistently recognized by management for providing superior customer service.
  • Resolved guest complaints.
  • Conducted randomized feedback surveys.
  • Scheduled appointments and maintained master calendar.
  • Developed growth plans by identifying key clients, key targets and priority service lines.
  • Developed training manual for new staff to ease transition for new employees.
Account management, Accounting, advertisements, billing, brochures, Budgeting, budget, business correspondence, conferences, content, Customer Relationship Management, CRM, client, clients, customer service, Detail-oriented, Event Planning, expense reports, features, finance, forecasting, funds, Grant writing, logo, marketing strategies, market trends, marketing, marketing copy, materials, meetings, Excel, Multi-media, communicator, networking, newsletter, page, presentations, processes, profit, programming, promotional materials, proposal, Public relations, recruiting, RFP, spreadsheets, staff development, strategic, surveys, unique, Vendor Relations, verbal communication skills, websites, web pages, written, Excellent written

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School Attended

  • Texas A&M University - Central Texas
  • Tarleton State University
  • Tarleton State University

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  • Development Specialist
  • Teacher & Dance Director
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  • MBA
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