General Manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Strategic [Job Title] with [Number] years of experience leading and overseeing [Type] and [Type] business activities. Strong history of devising precise and targeted business operations plans, managing [Type] areas, reviewing performance and driving change. Forward-thinking leader with expertise in setting goals, quality standards and [Type] initiatives while leading quick and efficient attainment of objectives. Business-driven General Manager with more than [Number] years of experience planning and organizing work schedules, communicating goals and objectives and complying with guidelines and procedures. Analytical and determined individual committed to developing client rapport and following all customer service guidelines. Tech-savvy with proficiency in [Software]. Talented professional with expert sales, [Skill] and [Skill] talents. Composed persona known for having excellent drive. Insightful [Job Title] with [Number] years of customer service experience. [Job Title] with over [Number] years of successful experience in [Skill] and [Skill]. Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in [Industry] industry. Strengths in [Skill] and [Skill] backed by training in [Area of study].

  • Performance improvement
  • Recruitment
  • Client Account Management
  • Team Leadership
  • Training and Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Relationship building
  • Budgeting
  • Project Management
  • Operations management
  • Effective leader
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Deadline-oriented
  • Consistently meet goals
  • Product development
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Budget administration
  • Budget development
  • Business Development
  • Sales expertise
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication
  • Staff training/development
Work History
05/1980 to 08/2020 General Manager Bell Partners, Inc. | Orlando, FL,
  • Managed budget implementations, employee reviews, training, schedules and contract negotiations.
  • Increased revenue streams by reducing costs, managing schedules and performing variance and risk analysis to implement corrective actions.
  • Supported regulatory compliance by overseeing all audits to verify protocol adherence.
  • Enhanced operational efficiency and productivity by managing budgets, accounts and [Task].
  • Established and administered annual budget with effective controls to prevent overages, minimize burn rate and support sustainability objectives.
  • Applied performance data to evaluate and improve operations, target current business conditions and forecast needs.
  • Delivered business strategy and developed systems and procedures to improve operational quality and team efficiency
  • Organized budgets, oversaw P&Ls and achieved margin targets consistently to stay on track with growth plans.
  • Maximized efficiency by coaching and mentoring [Number] personnel on [Type] principles, industry practices, company procedures and [Software] system.
  • Implemented operational strategies and effectively built customer and employee loyalty through [Task] and [Task].
  • Assessed financial statements and [Type] reports to evaluate [Type] performance, develop targeted improvements and implement changes resulting in [Result].
  • Drove year-over-year business growth while leading operations, strategic vision and long-range planning.
  • Evaluated suppliers by assessing quality, timeliness and compliance of deliveries to maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational efficiency.
  • Held weekly meetings with [Job title]s to identify techniques to overcome sales obstacles.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with [Type] customers and suppliers through continual communication and [Action].
  • Boosted productivity by consolidating material planning, data collecting, payroll and accounting programs into one main system.
  • Increased sales by $[Amount] by establishing goals, overseeing performance and [Action].
  • Designed modern employee recognition program which boosted productivity and improved morale.
1988 to 2020 Global Product Manager Koch Industries, Inc. | Lumberton, NC,
  • Supervised all marketing and planning activities to exceed [Type] segment sales and margin goals.
  • Capitalized on industry and marketplace trends to strategize marketing solutions and enhance business operations.
  • Increased [Product or Service] sales and brand exposure by developing new packaging, collateral, and sales materials and optimizing target audience reach.
  • Leveraged industry trends and competitive analysis to improve customer relationship building.
  • Mentored local personnel on best practices and protocols to maximize productivity.
  • Generated over $[Amount] in [Product or Service] sales and distribution.
  • Established, initiated and optimized business development strategies based on company targets, product specifications, market data and budget factors.
  • Orchestrated launch for [Number] new products to expand market share and generate $[Amount] in revenue.
  • Considered business demands and customer preferences when developing pricing structures and marketing plans.
  • Achieved profitability goals by developing and implementing all [Location] commercial activities.
  • Continually maintained and improved company's reputation and positive image in markets served.
  • Secured long-term accounts by recommending strategies to promote brand effectiveness and highlight product benefits.
  • Captured new customers by optimizing business strategies and launching products to diversify offerings.
  • Provided research and development on [Type] products to showcase benefits and retain customers.
  • Improved [Type] segment product margin by [Number]% through assessment of customer trends.
  • Increased profit margins by [Number]% through maximizing new product introductions.
07/1975 to 06/1980 English Teacher/Soccer Coach Gonzaga Preparatory School | City, STATE,
  • Completed in-service and additional training to maintain professional growth.
  • Administered [Type] tests to determine comprehension rates among students.
  • Served as languages department member and attended [Timeframe] meetings to develop and update course curricula.
  • Planned coursework to introduce students to [Number] pieces of important [Type] literature.
  • Kept classroom organized, clean, and safe for all students and visitors.
  • Helped students develop important learning skills and good study habits useful in trade school or college education.
  • Prepared comprehensive English curriculum for [Number] students.
  • Established appropriate deadlines and provided complete instructions for reading assignment and homework.
  • Organized [Type] field trips for over [Number] students to increase interest in [Area of study].
  • Planned dynamic lessons on [Area of expertise] to increase student comprehension of books and literary concepts.
  • Tracked student progress using exams and weekly graded assignments, keeping detailed notes and working with students to identify and rectify issues.
  • Led interesting and diverse group activities to engage students in course material.
  • Prepared and implemented lesson plans covering required course topics.
Expected in 02/1975 Bachelor of Arts | English Education With Coaching Minor Washington State University, Pullman, WA GPA:

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