Executive Summary: Results-driven Business Development Professional eager to offer cross-functional leadership, management, and communications talents toward supporting an employer in achieving key performance objectives. Particularly astute at collaborating with internal organizations, ensuring the highest level of customer service and satisfaction as well as building and retaining client loyalty through strategic plans.
Strategic/Feasibility Plans • Leadership Principles • Customer Retention and Loyalty Focused • Business Analysis
Financial Management • Efficiency Strategies • Proactive Problem Solving • Business Development
Data Gathering and Analysis • Time Management Effectiveness • Market Penetration
Customer Service Programs • Competitive Intelligence Assessments
Strong analytical background with the ability to work independently on multiple projects with specialized experience in project oversight, information management, operational efficiency practices, conflict management and effective communication techniques, research and data analysis, strategic planning, organization development and change management.
Possess strong organizational and analytical skills and highly adaptable in quickly changing business environments.
Skilled at managing multiple projects and leading teams in cross-functional, concerted efforts.
Knowledgeable in numerous facets of management with a focus on high yield results with as minimal risk as possible.
Technology proficient in numerous applications and platforms, including: Microsoft Publisher, Blender, Adobe Creative Suite 5 as well as PC or Mac.
Bilingual in French and English. Advanced knowledge of Latin and Greek.
Strong analytical background with the ability to work independently on multiple projects with specialized experience in operational analysis, strategic planning, financial feasibility assessments, effective customer service methodologies, conflict management and effective communication techniques and research and data analysis.
Manage key accounts, with high level of accuracy and integrity as well as monitor account activity to ensure regulatory compliance and loss mitigation.
Manage business facets including high level analyses related to departmental budgets and financial analyses.
Demonstrate dynamic leadership qualities and strong communication skills in successfully steering planning meetings and delivering comprehensive strategies.
Capable of in-depth research and data analysis with the purpose of improving customer edification and comprehension of different products and services.
Proven ability to adapt strong process knowledge and technical skills to diverse organization needs.
Bachelor of Arts C Classical Studies, Christendom College
DEVELOPMENT: Developed organization website to display educational highlights, announcements and homework pages, logged a history of the school s work, and provided parents with the tools to share online stories with the community. Established website to update Facebook and Twitter automatically.
OUTREACH: Initiated and developed the campaign, which increased student enrollment by 22% in two years and sustained this growth through use of website, brochures, and magazines. Targeted postcard campaign accounted for 90% of families visiting the school. Successfully solicited current families to invite friends to visit the school s open houses. Open House attendance increased by 200% up to 400% over last 4 years, both markedly outpacing similar schools in Northern Virginia area and creating a waiting list. Managed budget: $10,000.
MARKETING: Centralized SJA s data, automated and streamlined registration process, automated tuition calculations, developed mass email with personalized components and developed payment systems for registration and other events (which automatically attached an identification code for accounting purposes). This development had new benefits that saved 40% of work and time, identified missing payments by the click of a button, and collected 95% of missing registration funds. Yearly cost: $400.
FUNDRAISING: Initiated, developed and managed yearly car raffle and golf tournament. Raised a total of $50,000. Managed teams of 7-10 volunteers and 60 students to assist in these events. Participated in the school s yearly fundraising gala which increased revenue by an additional $20,000. Served as Communications Chair on St. John Academy s board. Doubled yearly fundraising efforts from an estimated $40,000 -$50,000 to $100,000 - $125,000 in the school community of 170 families.
EDITOR & CHIEF: Initiated and developed The Talon magazine to communicate the school s spirit and activities to parents, families, and donors. Managed teams of editors (3-5 ), teams of writers (7-10) and worked with distant printers to receive lower printing costs. Recognized by Superintendent of Schools. Managed budget: $2,500 - $3,000 per edition.
BRANDING: Produced a consistent identity and branding of the school through website and marketing materials to attract a diverse community and to share a common vision. Directed, filmed, and edited St. John Academy s promotional film (stjohnacademy.org/video) to give a visual and audio aid in this initiative. Viewed by over 500 people online and at events (including a showing for Virginia s re-accreditation team) since December of 2010. Video used as a key promotional item for open houses. Applauded personally by Superintendent of Schools. Managed budget: $3,500.
Development & Marketing Director
Freelance Business Consultant
Founder & Director
Primary Job Functions: Strategic Planning, Creation of Client Management Programs, High Level Analyses, Feasibility and Viability Plans, Management of Complex Cross Functional Teams, Client Cultivation and Retention Programs, Both Short Term and Long Term Financial Planning and Management Initiatives for Business Solvency, Valuation and Competitive Intelligence Assessments, Project Management and Adherence, Human Capital Training Programs, Customer Needs Analyses.
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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 STATE POSITION YOU ARE SEEKING. I offer years of progressive advancement in key roles in Marketing Oversight, Business Development and Project Management. My primary focus involves working directly with personnel and customers and conducting thorough needs analyses in order to develop ongoing supportive sales and marketing plans. I am now actively seeking a new application for my specialized background.
I am skilled at numerous training and development processes including process evaluation, financial analysis and feasibility planning, project adherence, human capital support and continuous follow up to ensure viability of services. Additionally, I have experience in management, strategic planning, client support, implementing efficiency best practices, and various operational and functions.
I am an exceptionally hard worker and consider myself a strong team player. My enthusiasm comes from working directly with clients 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. I am selectively seeking a company who is progressive thinking and in need of a professional who can make an immediate and positive impact on productivity and processes.
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.
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My key proficiency and career path has been very versatile and my primary work has included problem analysis and resolution, employee efficiency, cost savings, crisis mitigation and containment, relationship building, and aligning my work ethic to company and client needs.
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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