The Link & Option Center
Provided counseling, mentoring, and educational services for at risk teens in south suburban Chicago land area.Supervised 15 to 20 students and managed over 50 mentors. Facilitated workshops on entrepreneurship and marketing trends.Instructed on how to develop marketing plans suitable to targeted demographics. Designed curriculum to teach students the difference between direct and indirect marketing, channels of marketing, and the importance of an efficient market plan.
·Developed and applied innovative marketing strategies to promote program participation.
·Made routine contacts to build relationships with students, business prospects and clients.
·Used motivating presentation and leadership skills to enhance existing after-school programs.
·Increased enrollment of Students by 25%.Implemented a direct face-to-face marketing/selling approach.Enhancedsports and recreation programs by developing a new strategic marketing plan.
·Top performer for student recruitment (110% to quota vs. State of Illinois quota) - 44/day average.
·Consistently met the goal of acquiring 50 mentorship volunteers.
·Retained 100% participation of program enrollees. Established ongoing relationships by utilizing best communication skills (enthusiasm, charisma, and creativity) to create respected learning environment.