Personable , engaging and enthusiastic leader seeking to contribute strong Sales,
Marketing, Administrative and Project Management expertise toward supporting a dynamic employer in optimizing bottom-line performance.
Solid background in marketing management, sales support, client relations, office management, and purchasing. Conceptualize, orchestrate, and execute bold and innovative marketing strategies to strengthen brand name recognition and awareness while propelling sales growth. Actively analyze industry, competitive companies, emerging products, and market trends to plan strategies, effectively promote products, and devise appropriate marketing plans. Possess sharp problem-solving skills with a considerable ability to thrive under pressure. Exceptional communication, presentation, interpersonal and computer skills; well-versed in Oracle and Microsoft Office Suite. Highly versatile, productive and adaptable.
Recognized with ten High Five awards in since joining Dimension Data for delivering unparalleled customer service.
Recognized and appreciated by Fortinet, a partner of Dimension Data for professionalism, efficiency, and attention to detail.
Drove cohesive efforts among client, Dimension Data, Blue Coat and Preferred Partners to secure global procurement and logistics agreement for Est e Lauder.
Secured up to 23% in cost savings by proficiently negotiating contracts for United Sourcing Alliance.
Decreased expenses for five United Sourcing Alliance clients by 24% by introducing program to remove obsolete material.
Researched existing purchasing contracts for 12 United Sourcing Alliance clients and uncovered savings of more than $500K.
Boosted sales by 20% for Bartlett Tree Experts by navigating marketing efforts featuring informative and compelling direct mail advertising campaigns
Developed direct mail promotional product for Mail-Well Label to expand market growth within dairy industry by 20%.
Led market research and competitive analysis for brown liquor industry to result in Mail-Well Label sales force increasing production by 22%.
Cost-effectively managed $1.2M sales and marketing budget for tesa tape, Inc.
Dimension Data, Charlotte, NC, 2007 to Present
Sales Support Representative
Rapidly promoted from role as Purchasing Agent after only one year based on excellent performance and results.
Manage incoming quote requests for products, coordinate receipt and processing of purchase orders, and generate regular reports for clients illustrating open quotes and active orders.
Proactively contact assigned clients regarding open quotes to maximize conversion to sale.
Strategically partner with vendors in adhering to best practices and meeting or exceeding company s goals and objectives.
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Self-employed, 2007 to 2008
Virtual Administrative Assistant
Provided quality-driven, efficient and accurate administrative support to multiple clients, specializing in data entry, database management, sales support, and business correspondence.
United Sourcing Alliance, Charlotte, NC, 2005 to 2006
Business Services Coordinator
Resourcefully performed benchmarking of pricing for all non-commodity purchases to reduce costs from handling multiple suppliers for same product.
Successfully elevated productivity by authoring Processes and Procedures manual for Business Services department.
Negotiated contracts between consortium and partners, generated reports for supplier performance dashboard, and submitted monthly reporting of purchases and cost savings to consortium s partners.
Bartlett Tree Experts, Charlotte, NC, 2003 to 2005
Spearheaded full-scope administrative functions inclusive of data entry of work orders, payroll, accounts payable, billing, client relations and Federal & State Transportation reporting.
Extensively supported human resources operations by administering Workers Compensation claims, ensuring compliance with hiring regulations, and coordinating Health & Safety Training for area office.
Mail-Well Label, Charlotte, NC, 2000 to 2002
Steered marketing strategy development encompassing advertising and promotional programs serving North American operations.
Complied with established budgets in procuring printing services for flyers, catalogs, brochures, etc.
Implemented new packaging for existing and new products to enhance visual appeal.
Contributed outstanding organizational skills toward planning and orchestrating National Sales Meeting, Regional Sales Meeting, in-house training seminars, and trade show participation.
UAV Corporation, Fort Mill, SC, 1998 to 2000
Drove marketing operations to support development of audio books on tape and music on cassette and CD and strategically negotiated with national publishers for rights to reproduce books on tape.
Collaborated with Sony, BMG, and other music companies for reproduction of music and front line materials to be sold at mass merchants such as Wal-Mart and Kmart.
Procured printing services for marketing pieces and creatively navigated merchandise displays to propel sales at Kmart, Wal-Mart, Eckerd Drugs and Pilot Oil.
Marketing Services Manager, tesa tape Inc., Charlotte, NC, 1993 to 1998
Marketing Service Coordinator / Buyer, Joanna, A CHF Company, Charlotte, NC, 1989 to 1993
MBA Candidate, Pfeiffer University, Charlotte, North Carolina
Bachelor of Science Degree in Education, Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tennessee
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