small business owner resume example with 7 years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Talented floral designer accustomed to overseeing and executing unique creations, including centerpieces, bouquets and arrangements. Being a highly communicative employee with expertise helping customers execute floral visions. Driven small business owner with excellent business acumen, creativity and leadership skills. Offer advanced experience in developing marketing strategies, identifying business opportunities and generating sales in the balloon and floral industry. Dedicated pet sitter with advanced knowledge of animal care and client relationship management. Well-versed in stringently following owner instructions for pet medication, dietary needs and daily care. Considerate babysitter with great recommendations earned by providing individualized care. Led exciting and safe activities while setting examples for appropriate social behavior. Talked with children about personal interests to build relationships and trust.

  • Very communicative
  • Great people skills
  • Fast Learner
  • Driven
  • Outgoing
  • Creative
  • Responsible
  • Community involvement
  • Great Leadership
  • Good computer skills
  • Knowledgeable
Professional Experience
05/2018 to Current Small Business Owner Town Sports International Holdings Inc | , , Corona And Prescott Valley, CA And AZ
  • Promoted business via social media to generate leads and maximize brand identity.
  • Provided elite customer service by resolving escalated problems and calmly responding to shifting priorities.
  • Devised processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels.
  • Fulfilled customer shipping needs by completing all purchase orders and customer invoices.
  • Studied market to determine optimal pricing of goods and services and to capitalize on emerging opportunities.
  • Identified and qualified customer needs and negotiated and closed profitable projects with high success rate.
  • Supervised creation of exciting merchandise displays to catch attention of store customers.
01/2022 to Current Dog Sitter United Family Of Stores | , , Prescott, AZ
  • Followed pet care instructions, dietary needs and medication regimens.
  • Collected animal waste produced on walks and discarded in trash or approved receptacles.
  • Managed pet safety and wellness in owners' absence by securing yard gates and removing items that could make pets sick.
  • Exercised animals regularly with walks and rigorous play activities.
  • Mixed and administered special food formulas to individual animals based on unique dietary needs.
  • Contributed to client retention by consistently providing outstanding customer service to both clients and pets.
  • Greeted pet owners and went over available services, outlined costs and determined special needs of animals under care.
01/2019 to 05/2021 Floral Designer Neighbors, Friends, Family Etc | , , Norco, CA
  • Prepared potted plants and bouquets based on customer requirements.
  • Researched latest design trends, colors and vendor products for use in new pieces.
  • Consulted with clientele to discuss special occasion floral designs for weddings, funerals and other events.
  • Collaborated closely with customers to create unique designs for bouquets, wreaths and gifts.
  • Properly package flowers and plants for damage-free delivery.
  • Maintained thorough knowledge of needs, characteristics and varieties of flowers and greenery used in shop to inform arrangement decisions and provide information to customers.
  • Transported and set up floral arrangements for large-scale functions, comprising weddings, funerals and banquets.
  • Imparted knowledge on plants and flowers to customers.
  • Quoted, generated and processed customer orders to meet specifications and various occasions.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Offered friendly and efficient service to customers, handled challenging situations with ease.
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.
01/2016 to Current Babysitter Norco High School | , , Corona, CA
  • Communicated positively with children and guardians.
  • Played games, worked on puzzles and read books to young children.
  • Organized and cleaned home after activities by picking up toys and straightening up play room.
  • Prepared healthy, age-appropriate snacks and meals.
  • Bathed, dressed and helped with teeth brushing as part of bedtime preparation.
  • Taught children to organize toys, wash hands and share by leading by example.
  • Assisted children with homework assignments and special projects across different subjects.
Expected in 05/2025 Bachelor of Science | Business Management Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ GPA:
  • Honor Roll 2021-2022
  • Deans Scholarship Recipient
  • Academic Scholarship Recipient
  • Completed AP course in High School Physics
  • 3.6 GPA
  • Part of the Honor Society
Expected in 05/2025 Bachelor of Science | Business Management Cal Coast University, Santa Ana, CA, GPA:

Online Education

Transferred from NAU to CCU

  • 4.0 GPA
Expected in 05/2023 Bachelor of Science | Business Management Yavapai College, Prescott, AZ GPA:
  • 4.0 GPA

Expected in 05/2021 High School Diploma | Norco High School, Norco, CA GPA:
  • Honor Roll 2019-2021
  • Completed AP course in Human Geography
  • Completed AP course in Physics
  • 3.49 GPA
  • Completed Floral Certification
  • Extracurricular Activities: Club Soccer

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School Attended

  • Northern Arizona University
  • Cal Coast University
  • Yavapai College
  • Norco High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Small Business Owner
  • Dog Sitter
  • Floral Designer
  • Babysitter


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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