partner resume example with 10+ 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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Dedicated wine professional with a well-known, experienced track record of driving sales in the competitive marketplace. Highly motivated and ambitious, has led sales efforts for high-end, premium brands in direct to consumer, retail sales capacities and distributor management. Consistently demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making especially working with teams.

  • Utilizes well-honed wine industry rolodex, networks and direct relationships to maximize new business for long term profitability.
  • Consistently drives successful sales efforts with distributors in broad markets - including sales to restaurants, retailers, hotels, chains, export markets & e-commerce. Managed Gandona Estate's sales team to a 98% increase over 2017 sales. Interfaced directly with new and existing clients to maximize brand exposure for long term relationships.
  • Possesses excellent business judgment/time management skills to balance efforts and multi- tasking to ensure sales goals and deadlines are consistently met or exceeded. Technical
  • Line manages wine business enterprises and the oversight of projects with improved efficiency. Turned marginal winery around from loss to profit position in 14 months. Managed and consulted on marketing strategy for press kit, piloted program that sold fruit to Nickel & Nickel for their 2018 Kenefick Ranch Cabernet, assisted in negotiations for contract that moved tasting room to current location, placed brand with California distributor which resulted in 75% growth in sales over prior year.
  • Draws upon in-depth winery experience with tasting room management, inventory control, fulfillment & shipments to reciprocal & non-reciprocal states and abroad.
  • Work history that includes of restaurant proprietorship/management, including P & L responsibilities, budgeting, management and supervision of employees. Concise reporting to ownership.
  • Leads by example with other employees, including goal setting, supervision, development and evaluation. Trains and mentor's new sales personnel using real life situations, reinforcing skills and building self-esteem.

Passionate Motion Graphic Designer offering expertise in 2D animation and graphic design. Career includes dynamic leadership experience, including developing creative strategy and building teams.

  • Customer relationship building skills
  • Thorough knowledge of the game of golf
  • Excellent golf instructor
  • Sales and profits maximization
Partner, 05/2018 - Current
Petco Mechanicsburg, PA,

Work with wineries, retailers, restaurants and other wine-selling organizations to increase sales and brand positioning. Advise wineries along the chain to the restaurant, bar or on-line retailers. Advising clients on product development, marketing, selling and good hospitality practices.
Advise rolodex of clients on changes in the marketplace, sourcing rare wines and current released wines that are difficult to obtain.

Director of National Sales, 02/2017 - 05/2018
Gandona Estate City, STATE,

Used creative and thorough knowledge of sales processes to provide innovative ideas for business growth.

* Developed and implemented effective sales strategies
* Leading nationwide sales team members to achieve sales targets
* Establish productive and professional relationships with key personnel in assigned customer accounts

Director of Sales/Marketing & Hospitality, 07/2015 - 12/2016
Kenefick Ranch Vineyards City, STATE,

Complete re-organization of product, procedures and sales distribution network.

  • Trained internal staff members on administrative processes, work instructions and procedures to facilitate consistent and seamless company operations.
  • Tracked warehouse contents continually, maintained constant awareness of stock levels and performed annual inventory review

Increase of 75% in YTD volume

Manager - Direct to Consumer, 12/2010 - 08/2015
Screaming Eagle City, STATE,

Direct interaction with high net worth clients regarding needs, wants and expectations. Issued allocations to members, restaurant,

retail, 3 national distributors and overseas (Dubai) consumers.

  • Effectively controlled the release of proprietary and confidential information for client lists.
  • Conducted analysis to address faulty contact infomatin which led to 50% increase in annual sales
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: Business Administration And Management, Expected in 08/1975
Chabot College - Hayward, CA,
Status -
Additional Information

Golf Professional - Oakmont Golf Club, Santa Rosa, CA 1995-1997

Assisted Head Golf Professional in all aspects of the golf operation; tee times, course play,

tournaments and outings, lessons, merchandising, training, etc. Provided highly efficient and

superior customer service, maintained and provided daily records to assist head golf professional

with reports and supervision the cart assistants and volunteer staff.

Authored book FROM THE INSIDE OUT -

Maintained single digit index from 1967 to now

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School Attended

  • Chabot College

Job Titles Held:

  • Partner
  • Director of National Sales
  • Director of Sales/Marketing & Hospitality
  • Manager - Direct to Consumer


  • Associate of Arts

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