Assistant to Vice President of Operations @ GDHWD & Eberle, INC.
Team Member @ Costellos
Michigan State University
CAREER TARGET: SALES/MARKETING
Operations support professional with extensive experience in supporting department managers, clients, Skilled in marketing, merchandising, management, accounting and overall profitability. Motivating and results-oriented leader who balances commitment to revenue growth with outstanding interpersonal and people management skills. Track record of continuous growth and customer satisfaction relentless learner, value adaptability, innovation and flexibility. Highly intuitive
CAREER TARGET: SALES/MARKETING
Operations support professional with extensive experience in supporting department managers, clients, Skilled in marketing, merchandising, management, accounting and overall profitability. Motivating and results-oriented leader who balances commitment to revenue growth with outstanding interpersonal and people management skills. Track record of continuous growth and customer satisfaction relentless learner, value adaptability, innovation and flexibility. Highly intuitive with a keen instinct for and genuine enjoyment of people. Decisive and direct, yet flexible in responding to the changing demands of staff members, customers, and operations throughout the company. Language: Spanish (conversational).
Key Areas of Expertise and Skills:
• Leadership & Team Building
• Customer Needs Assessment
• Time & Task Management
• Inventory Control
• Bank Reconciliation
• Outstanding Networking Skills
• Sales & Account Management
• Operations Management
• Goal Setting & Achievement
• Effective Communication Skills
Account Executive @ Sales Consulting- Meet with C-level executives, Managing Directors/Owners, and Decision Makers. Do an in depth analysis of business processes and key competencies aimed at discovering areas for potential optimization or automation. The areas of focus typically include but are not limited to Print Output, IT Infrastructure, Electronic Workflows (originating in the form of hard copy or data) and Content Management. Following initial discovery we look to Implement "Best Practices". The goal is to offer desired business outcomes to the client which usually consist of but are not limited to 1. Achieving Environmental Sustainability 2. Building a Strategic Infrastructure 3. Optimizing Information 4. Maximizing iWorker Productivity 5. Driving Cost Effectiveness 6. Ensuring Information Security and Compliance 7. Streamlining Business Processes and 8. Managing Organizational Change. I work with a team with expertise in their respective fields to develop a customized solution if needed, in other instances an o-t-b solution is all that is needed. From December 2013 to Present (2 years 1 month) Assistant to Vice President of Operations @ Intern to Vice President of Operations
Internship enabled me to achieve a B.S. Degree
Calculated commission statements, sales totals and commission percentages.
Assisted merchandising and product display.
Coordinated warehouse shipments, storage and sample drop-off. From February 2013 to May 2013 (4 months) Team Member @ Obtained knowledge of all menu items, prices, preparation method/time, standards of taste, appearance, texture, serving temperatures and method of presentation.
Maintained cleanliness, sanitation, and organization of assigned stations and service areas.
Mastered the use of integrated ipad P.O.S. system. From April 2012 to December 2012 (9 months) Co-Store Manager @ Handled daily banking procedures and drawer reconciliation.
Directed an enthusiastic team through sales promotions and through personal selling.
Delegated and monitored tasks as to maintain food, cleanliness and sales standards.
Operated and promoted outside sales opportunities by engaging local schools. From September 2011 to February 2012 (6 months) Cashier/Delivery @ Delivered pizzas quickly and safely to customers.
Handled cash and reconciled register.
Mastered the use of P.O.S computer systems. From September 2010 to December 2010 (4 months) Food Runner Fine Dining/ Bar Back @ Sustained timely delivery of food and ensured that plate presentations and food quality are of the highest standard possible.
Monitored and anticipated guest needs, responded promptly and acknowledged all guests.
Restocked sodas, wine, beer, ice, garnishes & napkins as well as cleaning glassware. From January 2010 to June 2010 (6 months)
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Business and Economics, Concentration: Marketing, 3.2 GPA @ North Park University From 2010 to 2013 Economics @ Michigan State University From 2006 to 2009 Political Economy of Globalization @ John Cabot University From 2008 to 2008 Christopher Link is skilled in: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Strategic Planning, Marketing Strategy, Customer Service, Restaurants, Public Speaking, Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Sales, Social Networking, Prezi, Product Development
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