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Project Manager Resume

New York New, YorK

SUMMARY:

  • Multilingual professional with excellent track record of delivering highly complex projects impacting bottom - line profitability, and shaping effective product and brand strategies for international companies - including the #1 company in the world.
  • Adept at leveraging strategic planning to drive project lifecycles and deliver on significant business improvements.
  • Excellent capacity for scheduling, milestone management, prioritization, and task allocation to project teams.
  • In-depth expertise in product marketing and branding to create a consistent brand message.
  • Committed to solutions-focused marketing principles and branding strategies.
  • Contribute actively to company growth and success, spearheading strategic analysis, planning, and initiatives.
  • Attract and build powerful teams and professional networks, creating fun and engaging events and incentives.
  • Strategic Analysis & Planning Project Management Customer Acquisition & Retention Brand Management
  • Marketing & Public Relations Product Management New Product Introduction New Market Penetration
  • Team Building Problem Solving Competitive Positioning Market Analysis Digital Marketing

COMPUTER SKILLS:

MS Office MS Project Nielsen Optima HiAnt Agility SX.enterprise GUI (NxT) Phocas Professional

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, New York, New York

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Direct strategic planning and execution for product areas; manage annual budgeting, supplier forecasting, and selection of both domestic and international product suppliers.
  • Integrate multi-channel data into sales analyses, product promotions, and market penetration. Spearhead creative branding, logo design, packaging, and competitive marketing.
  • Update and maintain online product data sheets.
  • Develop monthly clearance brochures, including product selection, layout, inventory, and pricing.
  • Generated $100,000 in net new sales by developing an innovative new sales analytics template, enabling unparalleled visibility into gaps in existing sales targeting processes.
  • Launched same-day delivery in the New York Area; researched and selected vendors capable of meeting targets.
  • Created higher margin opportunities by developing private product sets to fulfill customer needs.
  • Enhanced supplier outcomes through negotiations on co-ops, rebate incentives, and investment purchases.
  • Improved customer servicing capabilities by launching same-day delivery in targeted customer areas / segments.

Account Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Key point of contact for relationship management and account growth with manufacturers / wholesalers and consumers.
  • Devise and execute targeted plans for increasing territory sales and profit margins.
  • Liaise with customers to provide best-in-class solutions delivery aligned with their requirements.
  • Update weekly BO reports.
  • Contribute to outreach strategies.
  • Consistently met and exceeded annual sales targets of 10% year-over-year growth.
  • Boosted sales 15% within a single year by taking an instrumental role in top-level sales planning, promotions, and email campaigns.
  • Expanded market reach into international sectors by handling weekly translations of promotional documents and marketing collateral from English to French.

Confidential, Cold Spring, New York

Business Development Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Spearheaded marketing, public relations, and new business development, including aggressively pursuing potential opportunities in multiple markets.
  • Coordinated strategies for new client acquisition and retention, securing relationships with a number of high-profile brand names.
  • Managed showroom organization, opening and closing, and arrangements.
  • Propelled sales growth by 20% annually on average for 2 consecutive years.
  • Realized zero-cost advertising revenues by negotiating a free full-page ad in the Condé Nast architectural digest.
  • Drove 20% overall business growth by securing major branded accounts with renowned clients such as Amazon and Overstock.
  • Nurtured client relationships with additional valued customers such as Wayfair, One Kings Lane, Gilt, Century21, and Home Goods.

Confidential

Account Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Formulated and executed strategic plans, promotions, displays, and events to introduce new brands and increase sales of existing categories.
  • Forecasted number of displays per promotion per brand.
  • Coordinated new product introductions, changeovers, and price increases.
  • Organized salons introducing new products to customers.
  • Played active role in increasing sales by 15%, collaborating with senior leadership on strategic business development.
  • Generated 20% sales increase for key buyer, strategizing new product launch events for Gillette ProGlide and Wella Professional product lines.
  • Improved sales by 30%, leveraging Nielsen database to revamp skin care share of retail shelf.
  • Boosted effect by 50%, improving and tactically leading claim management process.
  • Doubled or tripled facing of P&G products on shelves, conducting extensive analysis of products and competitors.
  • Garnered interest and support of new Olay cosmetic branch in Luxemburg, leading promotion in 2 major supermarket chains.
  • Ensured smooth changeovers of Hair Care and Baby Care categories for Les Mousquetaires.

Confidential

Test Center Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed all aspects of 2 Professional Licensing and IT Certification Exam centers.
  • Coordinated and led 18-person team conducting short-term projects.
  • Prepared weekly schedules, payroll, and reports.
  • Built and led high-performance team, hiring, training, mentoring, and leading dedicated teams.
  • Maximized success and profitability of both centers, strategically scheduling employees to optimize availability.
  • Oversaw effective management of ~800 candidates’ exams on daily basis.

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