James Parks

James Parks

Summary

I am a senior completing my final class this spring and seek to gain full time work experience.I have training and experience in project management, team development, and complex problem solving.I am adept at utilizing programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Access.I strive for excellence in anything I do and have repeatedly exceeded performance expectations which led to increased responsibility and autonomy. I have a proven ability to learn and implement tasks and processes in detail oriented manner to maximize efficiency.I have a can do attitude and hope to contribute to your company in the future.

Work History

Work History
Feb 2009 - Present

Project Manager

Tidewater Boat Works

My overarching responsibility was to create value for an small entrepreneurial company.I managed projects from the initial meeting with the client about the services to be provided until the final delivery of the product.I advised clients on the services they should seek and developed a plan of action to complete their requests.I scheduled timelines for projects and kept clients informed of progress.I controlled budgets and estimated cost.I also significantly contributed to the project itself by managing employee’s work, problem solving complex problems, and managing conflict.

Aug 2010 - Oct 2010

Camp Coach

Jacksonville University

To enhance the athletic experience of young men and children involved in the program.JU hosts several camps every fall including; a youth camp for children up to 8th grade, a one day camp for high school students, Camp QB for Quarterbacks and Wide Receivers, and an Elite-invite only camp for potential recruits.I assisted in all these camps and even led the Wide Receivers group in the youth and one day camp.I instructed campers through drills and evaluated their ability, progress, and potential throughout the camp.I also made recommendations to the senior coaches as to recruits that should be further evaluated.I provided a unique, entertaining, and exciting experience for all campers under my supervision.

Aug 2009 - Apr 2010

Marketing Intern

University of North Florida Athletics

I developed projects that led to the increased attendance at UNF Athletic Events.I participated in brainstorming sessions to propose new projects and promotions.I managed projects and created value for the organization.I contacted and communicated regularly with sponsors to close sponsorship deals and ensure enforcement of contracts.I managed the sign up for UNF's annual fundraiser: The Kratzert Browning Golf Classic.

Aug 2009 - Jan 2010

Suite Customer Service Representative

Jacksonville Jaguars

Success in my position hinged on establishing relationships with clientele.I was the customer relationship manager for the Jaguars most profitable clients.I met with clients often to ensure their sustained satisfaction with their experience.I coordinated event staff to complete requests of clients and was responsible for quality assurance inspections of suites and event locations.I immediately resolved any conflicts or crises to prevent them from damaging the client's experience or the reputation of the Jaguars.

Education

Education
May 2009 - Present

Bachelors of Business Administration

University of Florida

Deans List

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Recipient (4 years)

3.78 GPA

Taking one final course online Spring 2011

Skills

Skills

Courses/Training

I have training in customer service, budgeting/accounting, and leadership.  I have taken the following business related courses:   ACG2021 Financial Accounting ACG2071 Managerial Accounting ECO2013 Macroeconomics ECO2023 Microeconomics BUL4310 Business Law GEB3219 Writing and Speaking in Business MAR3023 Principles of Marketing FIN3403 Business Finance MAN3025 Principles of Management REE3043 Real Estate Analysis ISM3004 Computing for Business MAN4301 Human Resource Management MAR3231 Retail Systems Management ENT3003 Entrepreneurship GEB3373 International Business MAN3240 Organizational Behavior QMB 3250 Business Statistics  

Microsoft Office

I am proficient with Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Excel, and Access.  I have used these programs extensively both in coursework at the University of Florida and in several positions including my current one.