An Example Resume
Below you will find an example resume. This has been designed to create interest for the reader such that he or she will want to interview you, out of curiosity if nothing else. But once you have an interview for a job then and only then are you in a position to compete for it.
The way a resume like this is written is derived for the process "How to Write a Resume"
Resume - Gillian Garfield
39 Filmington Road, Westport, Connecticut 12345
(01234) 567890 email@example.com
I am looking for an appointment as a senior PR/Marketing Executive. I have a professional diploma from the Chartered Institute of Marketing in the United Kingdom and have a wide range of commercial experience. Since qualifying I have accumulated broad experience across a number of sectors including cosmetics, hotel and leisure, financial services, retail and the construction industry. Latterly I had very close contact with regional and local government and built close working and productive relationships with them. I have a high degree of creative flair, initiative and instinct, and this has been borne out time and again through successful projects. It is now time to move to the next stage of my life and I am seeking to bring my experience to a senior position where I can contribute as a valuable member of a team focussed on success. I am a dynamic and original thinker, able to see the bigger picture and willing to take a very broad view of my responsibilities.
- Managed a portfolio of high worth clients ($25m+) successfully retaining them for my employer at a time when client relationships had been historically bad.
- Developed with a small team an award winning CD for the financial services industry to educate the public about pensions.
- Successfully produced marketing communications resulting in the winning and securing of new business.
- Edited, redesigned and relaunched a B2C magazine resulting in a 25% increase in readership.
- Managed customer research campaigns with high returns of 60% as a consequence.
- Successfully formed and managed a new procurement team resulting in increased and more efficient output.
- Managed successful events from conception to completion resulting in increased market penetration and enhanced customer/client relationships.
- Managed the production for over 60 fund fact sheets. Included copywriting, accurate fund charges and accurate reporting of fund performance data
- Project Development and Management.
- Leadership, Mentoring and Training.
- Negotiating and Sales.
- Creative Writing and Design.
- Presenting proposals and solutions to all levels of management, clients and customers.
Personal and Interpersonal Skills
- Conscientious team worker
- Ability to enthuse others
- Results driven
- Wide ranging contacts
- Light-hearted personality; good humoured and sincere
ABC Inc. 2006-2011
Marketing Communications Director for County Highways with particular responsibility for media communications and PR guidance to senior management, and the development of brand identity and trust.
Independent Contractor 2004-2005
- Sales Manager – Milano Italian and Spanish Shoes
- Marketing Executive – Feltage Roofing
- Communications Manager – Eternal Perpetual Inc
True Investments Inc, 1997-2004: Communications Manager
Responsible for all marketing communications activity in North America and offshore markets.
Resolute Hotel Group Ltd 1996-1997: PR Assistant
PR responsibility for all luxury hotels in the US including brand awareness.
York Cosmetics Ltd 1993-1996: Training/HR Co-ordinator
Advised and supported Area Managers to act within employment legislation on HR issues and acted as a knowledgeable advisor on all skincare products.
QUALIFICATIONS / EDUCATION:
- Professional Diploma in Marketing
- Major in Business & Leisure Studies
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
- Effective Manager, Interviewing and Appraisal skills; Presentation skills.
- Copywriting skills, Layout and Design, Print and Production and Publisher skills.
- Divorce and Pensions, Money Laundering and other pension related courses.
References: Available on request
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