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Matt Davies Recruiter New 1

  1. 1. Highlights of Qualifications • Results oriented and top seller mentality. • Experienced in Account Management with ARC, Lexmark and College Pro. • Proven track record of achieving and overachieving sales targets • Innovative and creative in approaches to gaining longlasting clients. • Effective communicator with strong people skills. • Team player who pushes the boundaries of creative problem solving. • Resourceful and proactive in maintaining a loyal clientele base. • Adapts well to a high-paced and demanding environment. Education Advertising/Marketing Post Graduate Certificate Sept 2005 – Aug 2006 Humber College, Toronto, ON A highly specialized advertising course which focuses on conceptualizing and designing print media, creative writing, graphic design, direct response advertising, website design, advertising layout, broadcast advertising, promotional copy for all print, and new media. Bachelor of Arts, (Popular Culture, Communications, and film) July 2003 Brock University, St.Catharines, ON A sequence of critical and historical courses which examines Popular Culture, Communications and film through a variety of mediums including film, television, literature, advertising, and their economic, historical, and political contexts. Employment IT Recruiter / Account Manager, October 2008 - Present Advanced Recruitment Consultants (ARC) • Responisible for marketing clients to gain longstanding relationships, as well as servicing exclusive clients to the business. • Responsible for gaining one major client with 10,000 employees in the first 4 months. • Experience recruiting and interviewing for entry level positions to Senior Executive level (Director, VP, Product Manager). • Specialized in IT, sales, and markeing recruiting for clients in financial services, consulting firms, government, Human Resources, and the major 4 consulting firms. • Strategic in qualifying, interviewing, and prepping candidates to increase their chances of obtaining employment. • Developed a creative and innovative way of sourcing candidates in order to achieve and ensure only the top candidates entered our database. District Sales Manager, February 2008 – October 2008 Lexmark Canada / Spar Group Inc, Matt Davies Career Objective: A Recruiter / Account Manager position on an innovative and creative team with a focus on creating new solutions to client problems. Contributing to a growing clientele base. Being part of a team that offers growth and stability, while offering a highly competitive salary that rewards those who push the boundaries of their expected job description. Address: 2 Fieldway Rd Suite 414 Etobicoke, Ontario M8Z 3L2 Phone: 416-840-4512 Email:
  2. 2. • Managed a 57 store territory (Central Ontario) in Staples, Future Shop, and Best Buy locations. • Directly contributed to a 25% increase in sales in the first quarter ($85,000 more in sales). • Built strong relationships with Store Managers, District Managers, and Sales Representatives. • Responsible for coordinating and conducting formal trainings for over 300 employees in store. • Negotiated and increased priority product placement for end caps, floor stacks, and other additional displays. • Responsible for general merchandising and running district-wide contests to increase sales. Sales Consultant, August 2007 – February 2008 Bell Mobility, • Exceeded sales targets by presenting customized solutions to fit the needs of each and every customer. • Responsible for product knowledge, service, and campaign/promotional programs. • Provide after sale support by following-up as required and therefore maintaining customer loyalty. • Ensure customer conflict/concerns/objections are resolved. Media Marketing Coordinator– September 2006 – Jan 2007 (Internship associated with Humber College) Women’s Post Newspaper - Toronto, ON • Designing print and web advertising for major clients such as BMW, Acura, Toyota, Windsor Arms Hotel, and the City Of Toronto. • Coordinated Women’s Post interviews, artwork, writer biographies, photos, media kits, poster events, sales, and company website. • Handled all creative copywriting strategies for new business and returning clients. • Edited and researched all written content for the newspaper. • Responsible for preparing and presenting creative media plans to gain new business. • Responsible for full layout of a twenty page newspaper once a week. • Designing and updating the Women’s Post website once a week. Rental Car Sales Agent, September 2004 – September 2005 Enterprise Rent A Car, • Assisted the branch manager in all aspects of running a 130 car office. • Marketed and gained new corporate accounts, maintaining current relationships with regular customers, and providing excellent customer service out of a 130 car branch. • Sold 65% collision coverage/damage waiver each month on average. Matt Davies (Page 2 of 3)
  3. 3. • Serviced 6 dealerships, 5 bodyshops, and 4 major corporate accounts. • Achieved 85% customer satisfaction rate each month. Telemarketing Sales Agent, September 2002 – August 2004 Sitel Corporation / Accenture, St.Catharines, ON • Consistant in being the top outbound sales agent for Direct Energy and Enmax Energy out of 45-50 employees. • Implemented an aggressive sales approach and strategy approved by Direct Energy and required for all other agents to adopt. Franchise Owner / Manager, December 1999 – August 2001 College Pro Painting (Matt Davies Enterprises) – Peterborough, ON • Generated $100,000 in sales (in first four months). • Created a successful marketing and advertising campaign to grow new business to achieve all sales goals for 2 years. • Operated and owned my own successful painting franchise. • Trained and hired 30 full-time summer employees. • Received an award for having 96% customer satisfaction rate (out of 103 customers).