independent consultant director resume example with 17+ years of experience

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

Charismatic and articulate relationship management expert honed by a multi-dimensional background brings solid business, promotions, sales, social media marketing, employee relations and event planning abilities to the table. Thrives on the dynamic interaction of groups and their goals to embody fresh ideas and fast implementation. Influential personality capitalizes on stellar listening and communication skills to bring efficacy to the organization and represent them highly favorably in public and promotional settings.

    • Relationship building & management
    • B2B cultivation, client service, & team leadership
    • Strategic selling & Direct Sales
    • Training & development
    • Product positioning & marketing
    • Branding: social media influence & blogging
    • Event planning & public speaking
    • Organization & presentation
Work History
01/2005 to 09/2021 Independent Consultant/Director Mary Kay Inc | City, STATE,
  • Direct Sales and Sales Team Building business supporting most iconic US skincare and cosmetic brand founded by Mary Kay Ash, named World's Greatest Female Entrepreneur
  • Started and built this independent beauty business 4 different times due to family moves in three different states. Derry, NH - Ontario, NY - Mooresville, NC
  • Provide consultation and product demonstration to clients individually, in small groups 4-6 or in classroom/seminar like settings 25+ (now also via Zoom)
  • Excel at networking and relationship management with both strong oral and written communication skills
  • Hold phenomenal product knowledge of skincare and cosmetic products and effects of use due to self driven education coupled by esthetic background
  • Actively listen to clients to understand needs/wants and find solutions and provide security in their purchases
  • Conduct sales of 20-30K annually and provide ongoing customer service
  • Travel as needed to client and team member locations within US
  • Versed in variety of lead generation methods (in person events, warm networking, person to person referrals, cold texting/emailing from event leads etc)
  • Produced digital marketing to use on social media using a variety of graphic programs such as PicCollage, PicArt, Canva etc.
  • Create promotional material for traditional marketing via paper advertisements through Publisher, Word, other online graphic sources to promote products
  • Versed in inventory management both manual and through software such as Beauty Advisor, MyCustomer App, etc.
  • Provide team coaching, training, mentoring in leadership capacity
  • Excel at small and larger scale event planning whether it be for coaching and training teams, hosting customer events, charitable fund-raising or annual unit celebrations
  • Present topics at events using engaging public speaking skills
  • Offer one on one life and business coaching to clients and team members
07/2014 to 02/2016 Esthetic Instructor Laird Institute Of Spa Therapy | City, STATE,
  • Using public speaking skills honed in Direct Sales, HR, etc. took lesson plans and created interactive atmosphere in classroom
  • Responsible to lead 5-10 students through all methods of esthetic practices through visual and hands on demonstrations with or without spa machinery or electric modalities
  • Prepare theory lessons and practical application demonstrations
  • Present (teach) teaching material to students in classroom and hands on clinical setting
  • Lead students in discussion of esthetic practices and situations in preparation of real world experiences
  • Coach students through obstacles and insure protocols were met in accordance with licensing expectations
  • Prepare and administer testing and clinical evaluations for students in accordance with State of NH guidelines
01/2001 to 04/2002 Human Resources Generalist/Event Coordinator Baker & McKenzie Law Firm | City, STATE,
  • Support International Executive offices of this world-wide law firm in all HR Generalist capacities
  • Provide Employee Relations coaching and counseling from high end to routine matters
  • Mediate conflict and issues in workplace and bring to compromising resolutions
  • Cultivate new vendors, negotiate best Claire, and maintain positive business relations
  • Recruiting: Use both traditional sourcing tools such as Internet based job banks (Indeed, etc.) to networking based prospect sourcing & local outlets
  • Review resumes, conduct phone screening and interviews
  • Extend offers, explained benefits and prepared employment letters
  • Conduct reference checks and facilitated intake & training of new employee
  • Source and manage temporary and support staff for all various business disciplines
  • Conduct all New Hire and Performance Management Orientations
  • Organize and build plan for events. Delegate responsibilities to committee members based on individuals' strengths and experiences
  • Produce Performance Management Reports for HR Mgr., COO & CFO
  • Instituted monthly hiring & termination reports via email to senior level executives
  • Create and maintain departmental Metrics & Objectives tracking spreadsheet
  • Prepare Federal EEO-1 report for 9 regional offices
  • Track and present budget requests for consideration for HR department needs
Expected in 2014 to to Master of Esthetics And Esthetic Instructor | Esthetics Education Laird Institute of Spa Therapy, Bedford, NH GPA:

Graduated in the top of class 3.8 gpa

Recognized as student leader; invited to give graduation address

Expected in 2000 to to Professional in Human Resources | Society of Human Resource Management Certification DePaul University, Chicago, IL GPA:
Expected in 1994 to to Bachelor of Science | Sociology University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH GPA:
  • Awarded - Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society
  • Double Minored: Political Science and Justice Studies
  • Dean's Admissions Ambassador
  • Miss Go-Give: Most coveted award in the Mary Kay Cosmetics organization: to provide support, guidance, coaching, training, inspiration, influence, impact, and service selflessly to others without regard or receipt of financial remuneration. Recipient of this award no less than 4 times in 15 years.
  • Unit Queen of Sales: Personal sales greater than 20K annually of cosmetic products. Recipient of this award no less than 4 times in 15 years.
  • Unit Queen of Sharing: Recruitment award for most new business team members in one fiscal year. Recipient of this award 3 times.
  • Baker & McKenzie Technology Launch: Recognized for efficiently and effectively staffing the team (for this major worldwide technology platform change project) within the international law firm.
  • Treasurer, BPW Londonderry: June 2017 to June 2018 Served as Co-Treasurer for this local NH division of the national chapter of Business & Professional Women's networking organization
  • Secretary, BPW Londonderry: June 2018 to November 2018 Served as Secretary for this local NH division of the national chapter of Business & Professional Women's networking organization (end date correlates to moving to NC)
  • LKNBNW member 2019 to Present Member, local LKN area business women's networking group
Professional Development
  • Momentum Bootcamp - Marketing, Sales & Mindset 2020 (6 wk course)
  • Speaking for Clients - Sharing your expertise from the stage 2018
  • Sales Director Education 2018 - How to lead, motivate and grow teams (conference)
  • Leading by Example 2017 - Sales and team building for mid-level managers
  • Professional Communication & Your Image in the Workplace 2013
  • DISC Training with Business Growth Techniques 2010

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School Attended

  • Laird Institute of Spa Therapy
  • DePaul University
  • University of New Hampshire

Job Titles Held:

  • Independent Consultant/Director
  • Esthetic Instructor
  • Human Resources Generalist/Event Coordinator


  • Master of Esthetics And Esthetic Instructor
  • Professional in Human Resources
  • Bachelor of Science

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