Senior Business Affairs Manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Enthusiastic, knowledge-hungry learner, eager to meet challenges and quickly assimilate new concepts. Seasoned professional whose honesty and integrity provide for effective leadership and optimal business relationships. Resourceful team player who excels at building trusting relationships with customers and colleagues. Results-driven achiever with exemplary planning and organizational skills, along with a high degree of detail orientation. Highly motivated self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision. Confident, hard-working employee who is committed to achieving excellence. Energetic performer consistently cited for unbridled passion for work, sunny disposition, and upbeat, positive attitude. Personable professional whose strengths include cultural sensitivity and an ability to build rapport with a diverse workforce in multicultural settings. Innovative problem-solver who can generate workable solutions and resolve complaints. Loyal and dedicated manager with an excellent work record. Dependable, responsible contributor committed to excellence and success. Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing. writes clearly and concisely; listens attentively; openly expresses ideas, negotiates/resolves differences; provides and asks for feedback; offers well-thought-out solutions; cooperates and works well with others PLANNING & ORGANIZATION: forecasts/predicts; identifies and gathers appropriate resources; thoroughly researches background information; develops strategies; thinks critically to solve problems; handles details; coordinates and completes tasks; manages projects effectively; meets deadlines; plans and arranges activities; multitasks; creates plans MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP: leads and directs others; teaches/trains/instructs; counsels/coaches; manages conflict; helps team members set and achieve goals; delegates effectively; makes and implements decisions; enforces policiesf SOCIAL MEDIA: utilize social media for content, casting, and creative inspiration ; measures and analyzes campaign results; engages with industry influencers; creates and executes content strategies; drives engagement and leads; enhances brand image through social presence Computer-literate performer with extensive software proficiency covering wide variety of applications Ability to manage multiple assignments and tasks, set priorities, and adapt to changing conditions and work assignments. Flexible team player who thrives in environments requiring ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple concurrent projects. Knowledge of SAG/AFTRA/AFM union codes efficient internet research

  • Writing
  • Computer skills*
  • Problem Solving
  • Building Effective Relationships
  • Planning
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
Senior Business Affairs Manager, 12/2007 to Present
Deloitte & Touche L.L.P.Boca Raton, FL,
  • Negotiate and draft contracts with agents, publicists, lawyers, as well as with direct talent for endorsement assignments and licenses for music rights.
  • Manage key accounts in US and abroad including travel to New York and Paris to meet with marketing teams.
  • Liaise with creative, production and media agencies.
  • Counsel and advise clients to achieve creative and business goals.
  • Advice & Counsel for advertisers and ad agencies on print, broadcast, and digital campaigns Intellectual Property rights clearance and licensing of content Celebrity Casting for advertising endorsements Negotiations for celebrities, social media influencers, models, photographers, stock materials Music Licensing for new and existing tracks Contract Development including extensive experience working outside of SAG agreements Rights & Royalties Management Closed in excess of combined billing of $17.5M in annual deals with Coty's prestige brands including Chloè, Balenciaga, Vera Wang, and Marc Jacobs.
  • Cast for photography shoots for premier brands.
  • Collaborate with Executive Team to identify and institute improved practices and processes.
  • Recognized for achieving successful outcomes under pressure of time and resources.
Advertising Market Researcher, 06/2006 to 12/2007
Metlife, Inc.Chandler, AZ,
  • Assisted Associate Publisher and Ad Director with management of 16 advertising sales representatives.
  • Researched prospective advertisers and tracked competitive progress using forecast reports of market conditions.
  • Worked closely with marketing team to integrate promotional strategies into winning sales proposals.
  • Encouraged revenue-focused international sales team to increase Domino Magazine ad pages through the support of leads.
  • Developed system for tracking freelance hours on special projects to ensure efficient budgeting.
Senior Administrator, 07/2001 to 06/2006
Peter Max Art StudioCity, STATE,
  • Studio's principal contact for collectors, wholesale accounts and new business development.
  • Collaborated with high-net-worth individuals, Fortune 500 executives, celebrities and political leaders on organization of corporate and charity events.
  • Organized all private studio events.
  • Coordinated art fulfillment for projects, such as: Ameriquest Rolling Stones Tour 2005, Clinton Presidential Library 2004, Indy 500 2003, Grammys 2003, 9-11 Firefighters Memorial 2002 and Coca-Cola Winter Olympics 2002.
  • Managed core accounts; resulted in the annual distribution of retail art sales in excess of $75M.
  • Assisted in research of catalogue raisonné, The Art of Peter Max.
Auction Administrator, 06/2000 to 07/2001
Sotheby's Auction HouseCity, STATE,
  • Managed pre-sale and post-sale administration including consignment contracts, private sale invoicing, shipping and insurance.
  • Controlled and coordinated movement of property to exhibitions and off-site events.
  • Catalogued images and ensured accurate description of lot merchandise.
  • Liaised with specialists, registrars, art handlers and accountants to promote effective internal relationships.
Curatorial & Development Assistant, 04/1999 to 06/2000
The Montclair Art MuseumCity, STATE,
  • Assisted Chief Curator with securing artwork for exhibition.
  • Arranged private collection viewings for high-level donors and art industry professionals.
  • Supported Director of Development with capital campaign efforts for museum expansion.
  • Maintained donor files.
BA: Art History, Expected in 1999
Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ
Art History
Criminology Certification Program: , Expected in 1999
Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ
Professional Affiliations
Motivated professional skilled and experienced in the management of business relationships and new business development. Adept at managing strategic accounts and working with high-profile clients. Strong track record of developing creative solutions for global clients such as COTY, Toyota, Doremus, and Publicis Groupe. A highly collaborative colleague and leader with a productive work history and strong industry relationships. Career focus in advertising and business development.
premier, Ad, advertising, advertising sales, Art, billing, broadcast, budgeting, competitive, content, contracts, clients, Customer Service, exhibitions, freelance, insurance, Intellectual Property, international sales, invoicing, Domino, Director, marketing, market, materials, Max, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Publisher, Microsoft Word, Multi-Tasking, Negotiations, new business development, Organizational Skills, photography, Problem Solving, processes, progress, proposals, research, retail, sales, shipping, Wang

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