Experienced sales professional and Social Media enthusiast with strong writing and creative skills, currently seeking a marketing, writing or sales position at a company that is poised for growth and open to innovation.
Oct 2009 - Present
Inside Sales/Purchasing/Marketing roles at small family owned company.
Talents Highlighted in this position:
*Researching customer needs and procurement of new products to suit customers' needs
*Choosing best vendors for purchasing products based on pricing, turn around time and product quality.
*New product research and marketing
*Cross selling products to existing and new customers.
*Development of marketing to raise product awareness via methods such as monthly e-newsletters, social media, trade shows and customer participation events.
*Conception and implementation of all company marketing events including 30th Anniversary Celebration, Annual Fashion Show and Charity Auction, Golf outings and trade shows.
*Website and online store design, promotion and maintenance.
Sep 2004 - Oct 2009
Corporate and Outside Sales Representative at a growing moving company with a new presence in the Pittsburgh market. Talents highlighted in this position:
* Implementing marketing pieces and marketing programs in order to attract commercial and corporate prospects
* Incorporating social network marketing to current marketing methods such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn* Production of monthly e-Newsletter* Retaining customer loyalty through company transition* New Account Development* Pricing bids accurately* Growing sales by an average of 20% annually* Developing creative marketing plans and sales approach. * Networking and referral marketing. * Organizing large scale office relocations of 60-1,000 employees
May 2001 - Sep 2005
Inside Sales/Marketing/Account Development
Inside Sales /New Account Development at a well established moving company in the Pittsburgh market for more than eighty years.Talents highlighted in this position:
* Turning customer inquiries into sales* New Account Development* Exceeding sales goals* Developing and distributing marketing pieces* Providing support to management and operations to expedite important projects* Maintaining key and VIP accounts* Assisting in development of sales and company goals.
Nov 1998 - May 2001
Vendor management Responsibilities for large third party appraisal/title company.
Talents highlighted in this position:
* Placing appraisal orders with best suited vendor* Daily follow up on each order to ensure quality* Building rapport with vendors* Negotiating vendor fees* Meeting daily deadlines to maintain productivity for our clients.