Small Business Owner Resume Example

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Professional Summary
Motivated business professional bringing a 4 year career in small business ownership. Business development and social media expert who quickly masters new concepts and technologies to drive successful businesses.
  • Web-based reporting tools
  • Creative design
  • Technical writing
  • Event management
  • Product development
  • Social networking design/management
  • Online marketing strategies
  • Competitive analysis
  • Advertising solution development
  • Traffic analysis
  • Strategic event planning
  • Customer targeting
  • Predictive modeling
  • Social and new media
  • Digital media
  • Customized template design
  • Creative design layouts
  • Adobe Illustrator experience
  • Social media
  • Works well under pressure
Work History
Small Business Owner06/2012 to Current
Company NameCity, State
  • Managed, and currently own a small business which focuses on retail sales.
  • Maintained, and controlled dates, records, and reports.
  • Communicate with a wide range of customers, and dealt with daily situations in the world of customer service.
  • Developed key messaging, branding and positioning statements.
  • Created and maintained company web pages using HTML and CSS.
  • Developed and managed communications strategies, plans and budgets.
  • Generated a large amount in sales by leveraging social media websites.
  • Retained clients to build brand awareness and generate leads while managing internal and external online marketing campaigns and programs.
  • Created key Internet marketing activities to acquire and retain new clients through email campaigns, affiliate marketing, and social media.
  • Developed backend-tracking URLs to measure campaign results
  • Analyzed industry trends and compiled market research data to inform planning and strategy.
  • Managed buying and selling of goods online via third-party sales venues
  • Managed business finances, including paying vendors and suppliers for products services rendered.
  • Researched public perception of products and services and used information gathered to guide strategy development.

Clerical Assistant08/2012 to 04/2014
Company NameCity, State
  • Managed the receptionist area, including greeting visitors and responding to telephone and in-person requests for information.
  • Designed electronic file systems and maintained electronic and paper files.
  • Maintained the front desk and reception area in a neat and organized fashion.
  • Maintained an up-to-date department organizational chart.
  • Dispersed incoming mail to correct recipients throughout the office.
  • Made copies, sent faxes and handled all incoming and outgoing correspondence.
  • Planned and coordinated logistics and materials for board meetings, committee meetings and staff events.
  • Ordered and distributed office supplies while adhering to a fixed office budget.
  • Created detailed expense reports and requests for capital expenditures.
  • Managed office supplies, vendors, organization and upkeep.
  • Directed guests and routed deliveries and courier services.

Assistant05/2013 to 08/2013
Company NameCity, State
  • Computed, recorded, and proofread data, records and reports.
  • Created standard quarterly marketing collateral while ensuring all deadlines were met.

Driver Helper11/2012 to 01/2013
Company NameCity, State

Technical Assistant05/2010 to 08/2012
Company NameCity, State
  • Read and recorded temperature, pulse and respiration.
  • Completed and submitted clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines.
  • Wrote clear and detailed clinical phone messages for physicians.
  • Directed patient flow during practice hours, minimizing patient wait time.
  • Scheduled patient appointments.
  • Completed registration quickly and cordially for all new patients.

Bachelor of Arts: Communications2014Ohio University- City, State
  • Coursework includes: Speech and Communication, Sociology and Psychology
  • Business Communications coursework

Minor: Business2014Ohio University- City, State


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School Attended

  • Ohio University

Job Titles Held:

  • Small Business Owner
  • Clerical Assistant
  • Assistant
  • Driver Helper
  • Technical Assistant


  • Bachelor of Arts : Communications 2014
    Minor : Business 2014

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