NATIONAL TECHNOLOGY SALES SPECIALIST AND ADVANCED AND ELECTIVES ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Dynamic ability engage individuals of diverse backgrounds, abilities, and ages. Excellent time management and organizational skills. Exceptional interpersonal communication skills in educational, advisory, and training settings Creativity and conscientiousness in programming and day-to-day employment functions.
National Technology Sales Specialist and Advanced and Electives Account Executive September 2012 to December 2013Houghton Mifflin Harcourt － Evanston, IL
Drove Advanced and Elective textbook sales in a given territory by building relationships with K-12 Field Account Executives and Cengage Learning Account Executives, providing solutions to customers' content and budgetary needs and corresponding with various departments and individuals both internally and externally.
Proven sales success: 100% of 2012 Q4 sales quota during first quarter with HMH 137% of 2013 yearly sales quota achieved Presented print and online program components in-person and via online conferencing platforms Created and provided training, in-service and technology sales support across all Cengage Learning digital platforms including the MindTap Reader, CengageNOW, OWL (versions 1 and 2), Aplia and CourseMate as well as partner products like Quia, iLrn, WebAssign and VitalSource and conducted training and sales presentations at conferences and trade shows Managed and collaborated with Cengage Learning Strategic Partnerships division to provide third-party digital solutions to customers through Kno, MBS - Direct Digital, eCampus and other Cengage partners.
Account Executive May 2011 to CurrentHoughton Mifflin Harcourt － North Ridgeville, OH
Drive textbook sales in a given territory (southern Ohio) by building relationships with customers, providing solutions to customers' content and budgetary needs and corresponding with various departments and individuals both internally and externally
Promote and schedule Professional Development sessions for new program adopters and districts seeking on-going product training
Collaborate with Content Specialists, Per Diems, Educational Consultants, and Implementation Manager to create an Ohio-specific Science Fusion sales presentation and implementation services Create and deliver in-service trainings (when necessary) for K-12 core programs
Collaborate effectively with Product Marketing and Sales Strategy divisions to maximize market share and promote HMH products and services Provide product knowledge and information to customers regarding HMH K-12 titles.
Research Administrator April 2011 to September 2012Northwestern University － Chicago, IL
Created innovative instructional methods and materials for American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) certification courses across levels Created and provided training on standard operating procedures and provided feedback to managers of relative functional areas regarding employee performance Provided instruction to research and Center for Comparative staff on computer applications, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite as well as internally created IT solutions.
Sales Team Lead July 2010 to April 2011Archiver's － Niles, IL
Designed and provided in-depth training to relative associates in CounterPoint: Receiving and CounterPoint: Point of Sale software Designed and provided training to inventory receiving personnel, including the establishment of standard operating procedures Managed sales and inventory receiving personnel.
English Teacher/Head Speech and Debate Coach August 2008 to July 2010Regina Dominican High School － Wilmette, IL
Designed and implemented curriculum for second year students in American Literature and Honors American Literature, first and second year students in Presentational Speaking, and fourth year students in Studies in Contemporary Fiction, Studies in Dramatic Literature, and Literature By Women Trained faculty members in the use of EdLine and GradeQuick software, including the composition of an illustrated instruction manual for basic functions in both programs Recruited and managed students on the Speech and Debate teams including coordinating and hosting Congressional Debate tournaments Managed Speech and debate coaching staff Presented material to faculty and staff based on participation at various professional development workshops and seminars Wrote a technology grant used to garner support and funding for a Writing Lab to enhance English instruction.
Intervention Specialist August 1991 to May 2011Princeton City Schools － Glendale , OH
Manage case load
Master of Education : Instructional Leadership and DesignUniversity of Illinois at Chicago Loyola University － Chicago, ILInstructional Leadership and Design
Bachelor of Arts : EnglishEnglish
Bachelor of Arts : Sociology Conferred, May 2008Cum Laude Sociology Conferred