managing partner resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Experienced management professional well-versed in all aspects of marketing, public relations, project management, budgeting, and sales management. Adeptly and cost effectively manages multiple projects simultaneously while supervising and motivating teams. Brings a capacity to build consensus and drive solutions meeting short- and long-term department and organizational objectives. CORE STRENGTHS Public & Media Relations | Account Management | Vendor Management | P&L Management | Press Conferences | Media Planning Community Affairs | Advertising Strategy | Interpersonal Skills| Contract Negotiations | Collateral Materials Project Management |Crisis Management | Social Media Campaigns | | Client-Relations |Event Planning | Fundraising

  • MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign & Illustrator) & Adobe Acrobat
  • Social Media Platforms: Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube & Pinterest
  • WordPress
  • Adobe, Seminars
  • Adobe Acrobat, Sound
  • Photoshop, Speeches
  • Advertising, Trade shows
  • Approach, Training manuals
  • Budget management, Unique
  • Budgets, Valuation
  • Business consulting, Video
  • Business planning
  • Business plans
  • Conferences
  • Contract negotiations
  • Client
  • Customer service
  • Event production
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Lighting
  • Management consulting
  • Marketing
  • Market
  • Meetings
  • Merchandising
  • Excel
  • Money
  • MS Office Suite
  • Outlook
  • PowerPoint
  • Word
  • Next 9
  • Presentations
  • Promotion
  • Proposals
  • Public relations
  • Recruiting
  • Sales
  • Account management
  • Product knowledge
Work History
Managing Partner, 01/2014 - Current
Seasons 52 Orlando, FL,
  • Created a multi-level event service and business consulting firm through the development of proposals, budgets, and marketing presentations.
  • Became the sought-after provider for unique and spotlighted events featuring regional, national, and international media.
  • Build and maintain domestic and international accounts through superior customer service, sales, promotions, public relations, and marketing.
  • Specializes in management consulting and marketing for family-owned and closely held businesses.
  • Industries include entertainment, sports, consumer goods, amusement, media, and restaurant/club industries and provides assistance with marketing, public relations, event production, and estate and business planning.
  • Strategize business plans and sales strategies Develops production schedules, timelines, and facility arrangements for the set-up and break-down of event space.
  • Conducts post-event meetings and analysis of budget management and event activities, ensuring guest satisfaction; incorporates lessons learned into future events.
  • Develops strategies for succession planning and exit strategies to develop the best available sales or acquisition price.
  • Accomplishments.
  • Created a retention program where the staff members were rewarded for longevity with the employer; the longer their tenure, the larger the bonus.
  • Reduced staff turnover by 35% and decreased recruiting costs by 80%.
  • Established the valuation of the client’s business and developed a succession plan, resulting in the sale of the business to a long-time manager.
Senior Consultant, 01/1996 - 01/2017
Marsh & Mclennan Companies, Inc. Washington, DC,
  • Developed client specific plans for sales, marketing, advertising, event, and entertainment needs.
  • Managed seven Market Representatives and 20 Promotional Representatives east of the Mississippi River.
  • Coordinated sound, lighting, video, and special effects in arenas and stadiums seating from 17K – 40K guests; events included Super Bowl parties, concerts and festivals.
  • Liaised with local theatrical and stage-hand unions to hire temporary workers for productions.
  • Managed and produced meetings, trade shows, and festivals with up to 150K attendees in North & South America, Europe, and Asia from inception to break-down.
Personal Agent & Artist Manager, 01/1996 - 03/2017
Briggs Equipment, Inc. Dallas, TX,
  • Evel Knievel: Assisted with monetizing his celebrity throughout retirement including motivational speeches, traveling exhibits, and coordinating the sale of name and likeness.
  • Eddie Money: Produced his autobiographical play "Two Tickets to Paradise.".
  • Criss Angel: Managed and secured his first record deal.
  • Human Cannonball: represented the first Human Home Run at the Lowell Spinners Baseball Field, shooting the Human Cannonball over the outfield fence for a home run.
  • Produced festivals, conferences, seminars, and trade shows with budgets from $500 to $1MM.
  • Handled contract negotiations with hotels, airlines, venues, and performers.
  • Events included:.
  • The Evel Knievel Experience Traveling Exhibit.
  • The World High-Wire Championships in Seoul, South Korea.
  • Developed training manuals and managed the field marketing staff of nationally touring shows.
  • Accomplishments.
  • Developed a sponsorship program to monetize event assets to attract corporate and media sponsors.
  • Increased sponsorship sales by 320% and ensuring festival operations for the next 9+ years.
  • Developed vendor sales promotion offering 20% off booth space each year with three-year contract resulting in 160% increase in vendor participation.
  • Handled approximately 100+ outbound and inbound sales-related calls per week to qualify individuals interested in purchasing insurance coverage.
  • Sought out new clients and developed client relationships through networking, direct referrals, lead databases and cold calling.
Sales Manager, 01/1995 - 01/2000
Philip Morris USA City, STATE,
  • Directed the implementation of sales programs, new brand launches, merchandising agreements, and special programs for a $20MM territory.
  • Accomplishments.
  • Recipient of the 1998 “Philip Morris Eagle Award” and 1997 “Top Salesperson” Sales Recognition Award.
  • Developed a summer promotion schedule for key accounts increasing Marlboro sales 300% and non-tobacco categories 170% increase.
  • Facilitated a presentation to key accounts showcasing a “category management approach” to sales, resulting in 130% sales growth.
  • Inherited territory with low market share and sales.
  • Developed/piloted an inner-city program in the Boston-Metro Area.
  • Increased market share by 4 points during industry-wide decline.
  • Program's success was implemented in a national roll-out of the "Metro-Campaign”, opening 20 markets in the first year and 36 additional markets in the second year.
MS: Business Management, Expected in
Lesley University - Cambridge, MA
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BS: Communications, Marketing, Expected in
St. John’s University - Jamaica, NY
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Bryn Mawr, PA | Certified Family Business Specialist: , Expected in
The American College - ,
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  • Supervised and trained team of 48 staff members.

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School Attended

  • Lesley University
  • St. John’s University
  • The American College

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  • Senior Consultant
  • Personal Agent & Artist Manager
  • Sales Manager


  • MS
  • BS
  • Bryn Mawr, PA | Certified Family Business Specialist

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