KJ KAREN ANN JONES 1234 Street City, State 56789 • (555) 123-4567 • e-mail: [email protected] OBJECTIVE To use traffic and account service experience in an account executive position. EDUCATION William Miller College B.A., 1987 – Business Administration Marketing emphasis EXPERIENCE Account Assistant 1995 – Present Blievernicht Spielman Jaeger Minneapolis, Minnesota Service television/radio/print accounts, authorize media buys, analyze client sales/profits, complete paperwork for production/creative procedures, proof mechanicals, collect competitive ads, review industry publications, build traffic schedules, verify job billings, maintain account books. • Awarded six-month bonus for outstanding job performance • Implemented new media rate tracking system • Managed pro bono account: conducted client meetings, gave creative direction, evaluated creative, presented creative, obtained client approvals Minnetonka, Minnesota Advertising/Marketing Freelance 1992 – 1995 Clients in Consumer and Industrial Markets Minneapolis, Minnesota Assessed current product strategies/tactics, evaluated industry trends, substantiated product changes, recommended future strategies/tactics. • Interpreted consumer reactions to new product literature • Evaluated new product potential Front Desk Supervisor 1989 – 1992 Marquardt Hotel Bloomington, Minnesota Supervised employees, trained new workers, delegated tasks, solved guest problems, coordinated guest requests, organized arrival/departure bills. • Elected Employee of the Month, October 1991 Corporate Sales Representative 1988 Thilgen Motors White Bear Lake, Minnesota Prepared sales presentations, negotiated sales, planned account strategies, organized employee training, coordinated client needs. • Negotiated new corporate account producing $60K revenue Sales Representative 1987 M.A.O. Distributing Company St. Paul, Minnesota Planned sales strategies, gave product presentations, solved account problems, analyzed account budgets for automotive industry clients. • Increased account penetration by 23% RELATED SKILLS • • • • • Strong organizational and detail-oriented skills Well regarded for interpersonal, written and oral communication skills Effectively handles multiple tasks simultaneously Demonstrated ability to acquire and apply knowledge rapidly Independent; work with minimal supervision and contribute to a team REFERENCES Available upon request.