Polished Sales Executive with over 25 years of experience with specialized expertise in business expansion efforts, increasing bottom line profits as well as fostering customer relations to increase long term loyalty and retention. Exceptional management and comprehensive people skills through entrepreneurial background.
Ø Strong analytical background with the ability to work independently on multiple projects with specialized experience in information management, financial analysis and budgetary planning, tactical product branding and exposure initiatives, sales and marketing methodologies, operational efficiency practices, conflict management and effective communication techniques, research and data analysis, strategic planning, organization development and change management.
Ø Comprehensive understanding of the sales, marketing, and advertising arena due to advanced practical training.
Ø Knowledgeable in all facets of brand building to include policy development and implementation, merchandising, advertising and training.
Ø Excel in defining and implementing policies, procedures and operational systems that boost productivity, efficiency and quality of the organization.
Ø Competent leader and mentor who is able to create a team environment, including building collaborative relationships, training peers to perform at maximum efficiency, and the capacity to form cross-functional coalitions in order to ensure knowledge is shared across departmental lines.
Ø Proven ability to adapt strong process knowledge and technical skills to diverse organization needs.
Ø Demonstrate dynamic leadership qualities and strong communication skills in successfully steering planning meetings and delivering comprehensive strategies.
Ø Capable of in-depth research and data analysis with the purpose of improving brand awareness and product exposure to various market segments.
Ø Embrace organization initiatives and mission statement.
Ø Develop and implement numerous protocols and policies with the purpose of identifying and resolving relevant client issues in a proactive manner.
Ø Skilled at managing multiple projects and leading teams in cross-functional, concerted efforts.
Ø Stay abreast of most up-to-date research and data in order to offer most viable services to client base.
Ø Provide staff support and mentoring whenever necessary.
Ø Resolve issues quickly through careful data analysis including technical and functional information.
Ø Actively collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and departmental resources to optimize training efficacy.
Ø Identify prospective customers through utilization of business directories, follow leads from existing clients, participate in various organizations and attend trade shows and conferences to increase brand exposure.
Ø Contact regular and prospective customers to demonstrate products, explain product features and benefits as well as solicit orders for procurement.
with clients after sales in order to resolve problems and to provide ongoing
Ø Member of the Sara Lee and Smithfield Presidents Club.
Ø Increased business revenues from $3M to $30M before selling. (Pat McNamara)
Ø Developed numerous private label programs and products for key customer segments.
Ø Helped secure business for numerous manufacturers in outside markets.
Smithfield Foods 2007-Present
Mountaire Poultry 2006-2007
Pat McNamara & Associates 1995-2006
Gallery Foods 1987-1995
Will Poultry 1984-1987
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Dear RECIPEINT NAME:
Recent research into COMPANY NAME prompted me to immediately update my resume for your review. Based on my knowledge of this company, I am very interested in interviewing for a position within your organization. I offer many years of experience and am skilled at increasing performance through operational and procedural efficiency practices. I have worked in various forms as a business development professional within the food industry for several years, so I am accustomed to managing others as well as developing and implementing best practices models to increase customer loyalty and retention. I offer several years of formal training as well as progressive advancement within companies due to excelling at responsibilities and making significant contributions to company growth.
I am an exceptionally hard worker and my peers consider me a strong team player. My enthusiasm comes from working directly with products and streamlining and improving processes as evidenced by my accomplishments and contributions to my past employers. I am also capable of assimilating into a new environment easily and feel that I could quickly become part of your team. I enjoy the chance to work directly with various departmental resources in both learning and mentoring fashions.
After your review of my resume, I hope you will agree that this would be a mutually beneficial arrangement. I plan to call you early next week. At that time, I can answer questions concerning my background and experience and we can discuss the desirability of an introductory meeting. Please contact me sooner if you wish to talk before then. I look forward to speaking with you.
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Our meeting this morning was both enjoyable and informative. I want to thank you for taking the time to share with me your thoughts and ideas about the opportunity of joining your organization.
Based on our discussion, I am confident that I can make a strong contribution to the company. It seems that you are looking for someone with proven strengths in customer service, strong communication skills, and the ability to manage and lead teams.
I feel that my experience demonstrates a strong track record in these areas. As you may recall, I am a polished, results-driven and versatile Business Development and Customer Service Professional leveraging proven strengths in the development and launch of business initiatives to drive efficiency and increase bottom line revenues. I am also astute in identifying human capital plans needs, creating actionable programs, and effectively interacting with all departmental resources.
My key proficiency and career path has been very versatile and my primary work has included problem analysis and resolution, employee efficiency, cost savings and/or containment, relationship building, and employee training.
I would welcome the opportunity to do the same for your company. I am very interested and enthusiastic about the possibility of meeting you again. I look forward to hearing from you on DATE to discuss our next steps. If I do not hear from you on this date, I will contact you to follow up.
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