Phillip Currence

Freelance Salesperson & Fiction Writer

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Location:los angeles, California, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/phillipcurrence
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Phillip J. Currence

Education The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), Greensboro, NC
Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration, December 2006

Relevant Promotions Management, Consumer Behavior, Marketing Research, Retail Management,
Coursework Sales Force Management, and Business Communication

Marketing Advance Marketing Techniques, UNCG
Projects “Marketing Strategy Development”
• Researched internal and external business environments
• Evaluated potential target markets through research and data analysis
• Developed marketing strategy to launch a new product line targeted at the selected market

International Marketing, UNCG
“Export Odyssey”
• Searched by SIC code for company with exporting potential
• Assessed best foreign customers for exporting
• Contacted foreign entity in efforts to export products

Fundamentals of Marketing, UNCG
“The Marketing Game”, Fall 2004
• Provided team leadership by prioritizing and distributing necessary tasks within the group
• Accepted an assigned product and created distinct features to effectively market towards a specific target audience
• Collaborated as a team to work within a budget to establish a successful marketing mix (price, promotions, sales force, distribution)

Experience Swaggertv, Charlotte, NC
Marketing Consultant, November 2008-Present
• Researched internal and external business environments
• Evaluated potential target markets through research and data analysis
• Assisted in product development based on market analysis
• Constructed marketing message and brand identity
• Developed marketing strategy to launch a new product line targeted at the selected market


RedVentures, Charlotte, NC
Work Force Manager, January 2007-Feburary 2009
• Resolved customer service issues
• Optimized workforce to generate the maximum number of sales
• Utilized workforce to maximize productivity
• Verified and approved employee time logs
• Compose reports for data analysis

Toyota of Lake Norman, Huntersville, NC
Product Sales Person, May 2006-August 2006
• Greeted customers when they arrive at the store
• Sold the value of Toyota products to prospective customers
• Directed customers to sales managers to discuss financing options

General Motors, Greensboro, NC
Marketing Intern, January 2006-May 2006
• Devised an effective marketing plan for the client to reach a target market
• Worked within a budget to achieve maximum impressions from the target market
• Operated within an organizational structure


Act One, Charlotte, NC
Temporary Hire, May 2005-August 2005
• Quickly adapted to a wide range of working environments on a daily basis
• Maintained a high level of quality control when inspecting products for accuracy

Best Buy, Greensboro, NC
Inventory Specialist, August 2004-May 2005
• Received and logged shipments of 100-200 pieces of merchandise per shift
• Stocked merchandise on the sales floor, ensuring organization and accessibility
• Monitored stock merchandise, utilizing strict attention to detail to account for product location

Paramount Builders, Charlotte, NC
Canvasser, May 2004-August 2004
• Successfully marketed the company and products through cold selling to potential customers
• Trained new employees throughout the sales process to handle challenging customer questions in a professional manner
• Scheduled appointments for potential customers

Computer Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access) and Internet Research
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Associations VP Professional Events, Delta Sigma Pi, 2006
Member, NAACP, 2006
Executive VP, American Marketing Association, 2005-2006

Athletics Member, Intramural Basketball Team, UNCG, 2003-2006
League Champions, Intramural Basketball Team, UNCG, 2003 & 2004
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Sales
Fiction Writing