Resumes

Japan, Europe, South America
By:James L <jlar92[email protected]>
Date: 18 September 2017

James Larson (309)657-5190 [email protected]
https://www.linkedin.com/in/james-larson-4781239a/

Highlights of Qualifications
•Experienced Teacher in multiple roles
• Committed to Cultural Sensitivity
• Creative Problem Solver
• Effective Communicator
• Energetic Team Player

Experience
Web International English | ESL Teacher Shanghai, China | 11/2016-07/2017
• Taught twenty-five classes a week to business professionals
• Created a social media group of 115 students that allowed them a space to practice their skills and interact
from a social perspective
• Developed 4 business focused lectures a week to foster professional development for the international
work environment
• Evaluated students progress and was responsible for providing detailed feedback to further the client’s
English goals
Wedo English Institute | ESL Teacher Qiandao Lake,China | 01/2016 - 08/2016
• Taught 25 classes a week to kindergarten through middle school students
• Evaluated marketing material and assisted in client recruiting efforts
• Developed individualized curriculum focusing on the clients specific goals
• Conducted qualifying interviews of Chinese educators
Modern Methods |Account Executive | Peoria,IL | 06/2015- 01/2016
• Met with marketing managers to understand current marketing and business strategies and develop more targeted efforts
• Developed detailed plans for each business to build brand awareness
• Collaborated with designers to create marketing material and brand merchandise
• Prospected leads and cultivated positive relationships with clients
• Utilized a CRM system to keep detailed client notes and to maximize efficiency
Kansas State Telefund | Student Caller | Manhattan, KS | 07/2013 – 05/2015
• Contacted over 2,000 alumni a year to further the university’s interest
• Coached/trained 30 new student callers a semester
• Exceeded benchmarked performance numbers with a 38% donor rate
• Demonstrated persistency and was responsible for troubleshooting alumni questions and concers
• Raised $151,000
Northwestern Mutual | College Financial Representative | Peoria, IL | 02/2014 – 11/2015
• Prospected 350 people for a call list
• Developed and cultivated client base for company
• Analyzed client needs and investment opportunities
• Marketed and promoted company’s financial services and products
• Experience with a set sales process and using a CRM system

Petco | Sales Associate | Manhattan, KS | 08/2012 – 01/2013
• Ensured customers satisfaction by being able to resolve issues quickly
• Carried out promotional sales strategies set by the corporation
• Worked in a close team atmosphere and multitasking skills
• Fostered safe interaction between customers and the animals
• Ensured the well-being of the animals Education
Kansas State University | BA – Marketing | Graduated May 2015
• Marketing Abroad Trip
o Gained cultural awareness and examined the differences in Beijing and Hong Kong
o Interacted with Chinese business executives
• Competed in three sales competitions (Victaulic and Edward Jones competitions)


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