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Resume for Elton C. for Salesperson / Representative / Retail in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Occupation: Salesperson / Representative Industry: Retail
Country: United States City: Philadelphia
State: Pennsylvania ZIP: 19119

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Chew Avenue

Philadelphia, PA



Borders Bookstore – Center City Philadelphia Sales Account Representative January Present

Develop new and educational clients for Borders Center City Location. This includes: initiating clients: managing accounts, and researching new clients. Expand existing markets which includes: setting merchandise and shipping rates; and ordering and receiving client merchandise. Track all sales on a weekly basis.

Coordinate multiple book drives as part of a national companywide effort. Host author signings which includes: delivering preevent announcements, introducing the author to the audience, leading audience Q&A, and writing a postevent report for the District Market Manager.

Lead Educators Appreciation Week twice a year. This involves: reestablishing contact for weeks in advance with a school client base with all information pertinent to the event via phone and email. Host a special reception for the event including decorating the reception area and working the sales floor as scheduled.

Borders Bookstore – Chestnut Hill, PA

Corporate Sales Representative January

Accelerated sales for all phases of the Corporate Sales Program. Actively solicited new accounts while striving to exceed monthly sales goals. Ordered materials for corporate clients businesses, schools, churches, nonprofit organizations using customized inventory management tools. Wrote, packed and shipped all orders, and also determined discounts for all items. Tracked sales and maintained account files. Led storerelated business promotions. Oversaw and hosted personal appearances by special guest authors, delivered all preevent store broadcasts, introduced authors, led audience Q&A sessions, and wrote a final event report for district marketing manager.

Lead Clerk –

Served as Team Leader for travel, art, photography, music, home construction/interior design, and collectibles departments. Took responsibility for travel and foreign language departments. This entailed: making discretionary and required pulls of poorselling merchandise, keeping aware of all new merchandise and making recommendations to customers. Served as floor manager, which involved: monitoring and noting employee breaks; guarding against loss prevention, keeping cash registers stocked with change; approved checks; and resolved customers concerns.

Bookseller –

Assisted customers in locating books throughout the store using Title Look Up and Books In Print computer applications on Windows ’ and Windows NT formats. Maintained computer book section. Served as cashier for both instore customer and corporate sales.

–  Spectrum Marketing – Philadelphia, PA

Marketing Representative

Recruited educational sponsors nationwide for school literacy program, “Newspapers in Education.” Worked with Marketing Consultant to improve/rewrite sales presentation script. Served as sales representative for various newspapers across the U.S., promoting newspaper subscription. Updated and maintained business database.

–  KARNAM/Arkansas Radio Network – Little Rock, AR


Wrote, prepared, and delivered newscasts as weeknight/weekend morning anchor for KARN and the Arkansas Radio Network. Served as general assignment reporter, covering a variety of events, i.e. political, healthcare, community development, entertainment, etc. Served as stringer for CBS radio. 


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Covered breaking news events. Researched and produced serial reports e.g. Gang — A Street Perspective, Why Little Rock / North Little Rock Doesn’t Have A MultiEvents Center. Supervised station interns.

Special Accomplishments:

• Covered President Clinton’s trips to Arkansas for CBS News.

• Interviewed Paula Jones’ attorneys during filing of suit against President Clinton.

• Reported on Special Prosecutor Robert Fiske’s investigation of the Whitewater scandal.

• Provided gaveltogavel coverage of highprofile murder trial of Little Rock socialite.

• Covered Ku Klux Klan rally at state house for CBS News.

• Covered all Democratic general election races in local area.

–  The Good News Reporter – Little Rock, AR

Parttime Feature Writer / Music Reviewer

Wrote feature articles for local Christian newspaper, as well as opinion column Just Thoughts. Acquired music service for paper by working with performer management.

–  KYTNFM – Little Rock, AR

parttime Cohosted weekly bible study onehour show, Hook, Line and Sinker, served as host of The Zone, a twohour weekend freeform issues talk forum.

–  Craftmatic Incorporated – Trevose, PA

Telephone Salesperson

Pitched product to prospective clients and scheduled outside sales appointments.

–  WTCBFM – Columbia, SC

PM Drive News Anchor

Wrote and prepared afternoon drive newscast for Hot Adult Contemporary station. Filed reports for morning drive. Interacted with DJs. Hosted public affairs show, Spectrum. Covered press conferences for station. Served as BackUp Air Traffic Reporter.

–  WIZDFM – Mobile, AL

News Director / Announcer

Revamped Adult Contemporary station’s approach to news presentation. Oversaw public file. Hired and managed staff. Served as field reporter.

–  WNNKFM – Harrisburg, PA

News Director / Announcer

Served as member of twoperson morning show team for Hot Adult Contemporary station. Wrote and prepared newscasts. Hosted weekly public affairs radio program. Broadcast live remotes. Served as host for sister station’s TV newsmagazine show.

COMPUTER Competency with PC and Macintosh platforms and the following software applications:

SKILLS Windows , Mac Snow Leopard, Microsoft Office, Quark Xpress and File maker Pro

AWARDS Master of Ceremonies Award, Gaston SC Collard Festival,

Distinguished Service Award, National Multiple Sclerosis Society,

Special Services Award, Epilepsy Foundation,

Mayor’s Proclamation, City of Harrisburg,

COMMUNITY Speaker, Mentor Program, M. L. King Jr. H.S., Little Rock, AR,

WORK Consultant/Volunteer, Dept. Park, Recreation & Tourism, Columbia, SC,

Volunteer, United Way of The Midlands, Columbia, SC,

Board Member, CayceWest Columbia Jaycees SC,

EDUCATION Dickinson College – Carlisle, PA

Bachelor of Arts, History,

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