sales specialist resume example with 11+ years of experience

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Highly collaborative leader with 15 years' experience bringing best-in-class strategy, ideation and execution of in-person and virtual experiences.

Nimble and curious Director with a rich career history marked by successful product launches, sponsorships, trade shows, exhibitions and bespoke activations.

Veteran public speaker with expertise in B2B and B2C relationship and project management.

Innovative and curious with a proven track rack record of delivering experiences that are action-oriented and measurable.

Providence College Providence, RI Expected in Bachelor of Arts : English Literature - GPA : English
Microsoft Corporation - Sales Specialist/Global Event Lead, Direct Sales
Burlington, MA, 11/2019 - Current
  • Partner with internal stakeholders for sales strategy to ensure in alignment with company and marketing goals.
  • Frontline business driver consecutively exceeding sales and lead generation goals by upwards of 250%
  • Provide end-to-end customer sales and service experience to drive referral business to 20% in overall sales
  • Lead project management of multiple concurrent sales programs and internal initiatives
  • Measure and communicate the return and impact of all engagements
  • Drive demand and reach by consistently providing bespoke experiences that are action-oriented and memorable.
  • Partner with community business leaders and like-minded brands to provide a elevated, 360 experience
Cision - Director, Brand Experience
Denver, CO, 02/2012 - 12/2019
  • Led end-to-end event activations for the launch LaCroix sparking water in the Eastern Region of the US.
  • Leveraged influencer events and strategic partnerships with SoulCycle and Lululemon to drive retail marketing strategy and tactical communications at major retailers.
  • Managed end-to-end retail marketing strategy and execution for PerfectBar in the Eastern Region.
  • Served as Event Director for Saks Fifth Avenue, Greenwich, for all philanthropic/influencer events, fashion week(s) and brand promotions.
  • Led experiential strategy and activation for the CDC Smoking Cessation marketing campaign throughout the US.
  • Led project management and activation and measurement of vehicle launch events and reporting throughout the Eastern Region Buick, Jeep and Hyundai.
Octagon - Account Manager
City, STATE, 09/2009 - 01/2012
  • Oversaw strategy, development and execution of 600 consumer facing events per year on behalf of BMW North America directly relating to a 20% increase in market share.
  • Led fully matrixed campaigns and activations for national consumer autocross program which led to a 24% conversation rate over 13 months.
  • Championed partnerships with PGA Tour, U.S. Olympic teams, ALMS Racing, New York Fashion Week, New York Film Festival, Academy Awards, Guggenheim Museum, Nantucket Film Festival, Nantucket Island Resorts, Vintage Yachting, Fairmont Hotel, Newport International Boat Show, Pan-Mass Challenge, Small Luxury Hotels of the World and national lifestyle publications.
  • Liaison between the client, sponsor properties, media/creative agencies and experiential vendors to ensure effective execution and proper brand identity.
Professional Affiliations
  • Member, Providence College Alumni Association
  • Fairfield Emerging Leaders Association
  • Volunteer, Save the Sound

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School Attended

  • Providence College

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  • Sales Specialist/Global Event Lead, Direct Sales
  • Director, Brand Experience
  • Account Manager


  • Bachelor of Arts

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