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Maria ******** Marketing Specialist

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➢  7+ years of experience in Marketing and Sales – exceeded customer expectations with an emphasis on brand development and product sales through experiential marketing campaigns.

➢  Project Developer – made strategic marketing decisions and led key initiatives connecting customers with brands.

➢  Innovator – used analytical skills to identify market opportunities and develop new business projects.

➢  Highly developed Interpersonal Skills – able to clearly communicate and present new ideas, plans and concepts on a work team. Confident, organized, goal-oriented and highly adaptable. ➢ Languages- English (fluent), Spanish (native) and French (basic)

➢ Passionate of travel experiences.

Education

January 2017/August 2018 Business and Marketing Diploma at Seneca College

GPA 3.8

July2014/February2016 Marketing Specialist at EAFIT University
January 2004/ March 2009 International Relations Bachelor's Degree at Externado de Colombia University

-Thesis Recognition for Academic Excellence

Experience

November 2016/ Present Brand Ambassador at Mosaic

Mosaic, Bond Brand Loyalty, Radar 360, UP Fundraising + more. Toronto, ON, Canada
• Persuading and activating potential customers through the promotion of successful brand activities with Google, Ford, Gray Goose Vodka, Hydro One, Olay and other well-known brands.
• Awarded “Certificate of Excellence” in fundraising for outstanding efforts in signing the highest number of donors for the Canadian Red Cross at UP fundraising.
• Honed interpersonal skills building relationships between brands and customers at multiple locations around Toronto.

May 2011/ July 2016 Development Brand Coordinator at Colsubsidio Supermarkets

• Developed five successful annual integrated marketing plans, increasing brand awareness and product sales by 15%.
• Coordinated the first digital activity at Colsubsidio Supermarkets, achieving 120% compliance with proposed goals.
• Analyzed and implemented the media plan for the new brand image launch, acknowledged by an EAFIT Gold Award for an effective creative campaign.
• Collaborated extensively and effectively with the sales team and operations department, and developed strong relations with the creative, media, digital and experiential agencies.
• Created two new sales channels aimed at Colsubsidio employees, which successfully remain at the company

April 2009/July2010 Sales and Logistics Executive at TDC Events International

• Organized logistics for three international business events in the Telecommunication industry, accommodating up to 1,500 people and providing space for tradeshow, conference and workshops.
• Developed long-term agreements with government commerce entities and travel industry leaders to participate in and sponsor tradeshows.
• Led sales of stands and sponsorships to new and potential customers, adding clients such as Discovery Channel and Turner International to the portfolio of new international accounts.