A highly organized sales and marketing professional, with several years of b2b and retail marketing experience. A proactive manager with the ability to attract and secure key players in building strong and lasting business relationships. Recognized leadership skills and proven ability to face challenges head-on and execute sound decisions.
Ville-Marie Distribution Inc.•••••St-Leonard, Qubec
Marketing Manager•••••••••• ••••• Coordinated the overall marketing and advertising activities from commencement to successful execution.
Managed the merger and acquisition of another food service company leading to the expansion of the product and clientele base.
Supervised a team of ••••• employees for various departments within the organization.
Maintained constant personal contact with clients to ensure satisfaction and determine needs.
Negotiated with suppliers to obtain competitive pricing and establish programs and adverting budgets.
Implemented a new software program which enabled the company to run more efficiently.
Oversaw and finalized all purchases.
Conceived and produced monthly promotional flyers.
Organized and oversaw all promotional events that lead to increased sales and product awareness.
Developed financial models including forecasting, margin analysis and pricing policy.
Coordinated photo shoots, implemented new marketing material and presented a new overall corporate image.
Created and developed a website and database that facilitated communication with clients.
Managed key accounts both locally and nationally.
Planned and participated in trade shows nationally and internationally.
Managed and developed marketing and coop budgets.
Negotiated with major distributors and gained listings for several of our products.
Scotiabank Inc.••••• Montreal, Qubec
Personal Banking Officer•••••••••• ••••• Managed monthly statements for commercial and personal accounts.
Advised clients of different investment options for their savings.
Received and processed customer deposits, withdrawals and loan payments.
Maintained and balanced a cash drawer daily.
Heineken and Amstel Beer S.A. •••••Egaleo, Athens
Product Project Manager••••••••••
Organized and executed promotional national events.
Managed internal and external communication for the marketing department.
Launched new products to the marketplace.
Monitored grocery chains with merchandising sampling events.
Determined and documented new product requirements.
••••• Bachelors of Commerce- Major in Marketing
Concordia University (Montreal, Qubec)
••••• College Degree- Social Sciences
Vanier College (St-Laurent, Qubec)
Languages: Perfectly bilingual: English and French
Computers: Word Perfect, Microsoft Office, Corel Draw and Presentation, Photoshop Illustrator and Proficient use of internet.