small business owner resume example with 5+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Results driven, meticulous and goal oriented. Comfortable working independently or collaborating with team. Expertise in writing, marketing and leadership. Familiar with AP style guide and website development. Motivated self-starter with 10 years of experience editing, proofreading and writing articles and blog posts for variety of needs. Insightful, with background supporting online advertising campaigns and brand promotion. Becoming certified in SEO and digital marketing.

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Work Prioritization
  • Strategic Planning
  • Leadership
  • Data Analysis
  • Keyword Search
  • Relationship Building
  • Website Design
  • Cross-functional Communication
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Digital & Social Media Marketing
  • Public Speaking
  • Web Content Production
  • Promotional Marketing And Advertising
  • Marketing Communications
  • Brand Identity
  • Infographics
Ball State University Muncie, IN Expected in Master of Science : Information And Communication Sciences - GPA :
  • SEO Strategies
  • Website development
  • Salesforce knowledge
Ball State University Muncie, IN, Expected in 05/2016 Bachelor of Arts : Broadcast Journalism - GPA :
  • Dean's List 2nd semester 2016
  • Completed professional development in online content writing
  • Hosted and created a national radio show
  • Excelled in: Opinion writing, investigative writing, TV script writing, blog writing, podcast recording, and interviewing
  • Worked for the school: Ball Bearings Magazine, Newslink Indiana (School news station), and Media Lab
  • Held Roles as: Copy editor, videographer, video editor, news anchor, producer, reporter, and content writer
  • Member of the University program board, duties included/not limited to: event management and developing marketing plans, creating student unity and engagement
  • Worked as a peer advocate leader, curating and hosting workshops to educate students and faculty on equality
  • Worked as video production assistant in the Unified Media Lab
Work History
Rutgers University - Small Business Owner
New Brunswick, NJ, 12/2017 - Current
  • Highlights: -Increased reel plays by 114% - highest reel played reaching 3,859+ compared to lowest at 441 in 30 days. -Accounts engaged by 42% -Reach has increased reach by 821% in 30 days.
    -Supplied Indianapolis Airport 2,000+ custom masks
  • Quarterly and Weekly calendar content planning and consumer Analytics updates
  • Worked within budget parameters to develop and implement marketing strategies by analyzing key data and consumer demographics, increasing revenue 75%.
  • Utilized exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills to produce engaging and error-free content for marketing, and website copy.
  • Strategized content based on Google Analytics data, geographical targeting and keyword planning.
Bonneville International - Manager
San Francisco, CA, 09/2020 - Current
  • Highlights:
    Produced engaging and error-free content that aided in new employee boot camps and workshops. 30-40 staff members.
    Improved division ranking to #1 out of 12 stores by increasing appointment build and ticket revenue.
    Elevated company wide ranking to 25 out of 300+ stores
    Increased Quarter 1 highest revenue week by 78% (compared to 2021)
    Developed follow up sales program.
  • Created Intranet resources i.e. graphics, charts, newsletters, information updates, etc.
  • Provided writing support in fast-paced environment for variety of public-facing materials.
  • Recorded inventory sales into organization's weekly income report.
  • Applied customer feedback to develop process improvements and support long-term business needs.
  • Achieved or exceeded financial goals on regular basis by controlling expenses, optimizing schedules and regulating inventory usage.
  • Attended bridal industry events to promote services and build relationships with prospective vendors.
  • Coordinated schedules and timelines for events.
  • Expanded cross-functional organizational capacity by collaborating across departments on priorities, functions and common goals.
Sewing Lady - Digital Media Strategist
City, STATE, 10/2017 - 12/2019
  • Created comprehensive marketing solutions by using PowerBI.
  • Content management through calender curation and weekly analytics updates in excel
  • Achieved and grew digital revenue on platforms by 30%.
  • Informed supervisors and company leaders on markets and regional sales needs to best meet customer needs and maximize revenue.
  • Provided creative concept support to owner for creation of online content
  • Oversaw execution of digital advertising campaigns i.e. newsletters, product updates, emails, etc., which provided recap reports - via Adobe creative suite
Jake's Closet - Social Media Marketing
City, STATE, 06/2016 - 06/2017
  • Highlight: Increased reach by 633% Accounts engaged by 70% and followers by 62%
  • Strategized and developed video content and graphics for website and social media ads
  • Contributed to mock-ups, email campaigns and social media content
  • Engaged with followers on various social media platforms via comments, posts and questions from various channels.
  • Utilized exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills to produce engaging and error-free content.
  • Published original articles, blogs and main site content with WordPress and other various site platforms for promotional advertisements and marketing materials.
  • Planned events such as trade shows, conferences, and meetings.

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School Attended

  • Ball State University
  • Ball State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Small Business Owner
  • Manager
  • Digital Media Strategist
  • Social Media Marketing


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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