Professional info
 

Experience implementing marketing initiatives to drive sales, identifying market opportunities, conducting lead generation, developing competitive analysis, managing customer accounts and inside/outside selling. a Paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It’s easy. Just click “Edit Text” or double click me and you can start adding your own content and make changes to the font. Feel free to drag and drop me anywhere you like on your page. I’m a great place for you to write more. Tell a story about yourself.

Work experience
 

Skills

Microsoft Office

Powerpoint

Photoshop

Social Media

CRM

 

 

Assistant Store Manager. Sherwin-Williams

July 2013- present. Willimantic, CT

 

Second in command of a $750,000 - 1 million volume class paint store. Promoted from Sale-Associate after completion of management training program. Responsible for the following managerial activities:

  • Implementing marketing initiatives to drive sales

  • increased sales 10.40% and margins 8.10% over last year

    • conducting market research, including profiling competition in the market

  • coordinating and marketing special events and promotions

    • developed and implemented a “how to paint” seminar

    • wrote copy for local radio advertisement

  • managing lead generation

  • increased new wholesale cash accounts by 130% year to date

  • opened 31 new wholesale charge accounts in last 12 months

  • managing customer accounts and building positive relationships

  • outside and inside selling

  • inventory management and vendor relations

  • leading employees and determining staffing needs, including interviewing candidates and hiring new employees

  • assessing profit and loss statements and other financial reports 

  • managing accounts recievable

  • complaint handling

 
Sales Associate. Sherwin-Williams

​September 2011- December 2012. Branford, CT & Waterford, CT

 

Held position during college after completion of internship, leading to a promotion into management. Worked at several stores. Responsible for the following activities:

  • inside selling

  • assisted with inventory management, customer relations and daily operations

 

Marketing Intern. Sherwin-Williams

​June 2011- September 2011. East Hartford, CT

 

Hired as a summer marketing intern.

  • developed a competitive analysis of the current and potential competitors in the metro CT market.

  • conducted market research, including in-depth consumer interviews

  • analyzed competitors’ strengths and weaknesses and developed a strategic marketing plan for metro CT division

  • presented marketing plan at the corporate office

 

Sales Associate. Barnes & Nobles Booksellers

January 2009- January 2010. New Haven, CT

 

Held position during college. Responsible for the following activities:

  • provided quality customer service

  • assisted with merchandising, inventory control and store upkeep

2010 - present

2010 - present

 
 
Southern Connecticut State University. B.S. Business Administration

​Graduated December 2012. GPA: 3.24. New Haven, CT

 

Concentration in Marketing

 

 

Educational Projects

 

Strategic Marketing Plan

Product and Market Planning. Southern CT State University

 

Developed a strategic marketing plan for a new consumer product and brand. Learned strategies for assessing market opportunities and evaluating competitive threats. Developed measurable goals and objectives for marketing plans. Led a team of three to complete the project.

 

 

Capstone Business Simulation

Business Policy & Strategy. Southern CT State University

 

Led team to a 1st place victory in a competitive business simulation. Learned basic methods, concepts and theories related to organizational strategy. Acquired ability to identify, define, and analyze multi-functional problems from a top management and cross-disciplinary perspective.

 

 

 
 

Education