Executive CV

Example Europass Curriculum Vitae
Personal information
First name(s) / Surname(s) John Smith
Address(es) Street Name
Telephone(s) Home: 1234-1234567
Fax(es) 1234-1234567
E-mail(s) jsmith@mail12.com
Nationality English
Work experience
Dates April 2002 – present
Main activities and responsibilities Formed “The World’s Ultimate Online Fishing Resource” with 2 active partners. Needed to take concept and create successful business from the ground up.
Grew eFishing.com sales from zero to $2.5MM and 34 employees to become the #1 online fishing site. Consistent month-to-month sales growth.
Positioned company for growth, so that company is currently negotiating several potential mergers and acquisitions.
Developed content and E-Commerce opportunities for the upscale fisherman in a consumer-friendly, self-contained site.
Created long-term strategy and wrote 200-page comprehensive business plan with detailed financial statements.
Identified potential financiers and presented business plan and financing needs.
Secured $11.6 million in 2 rounds of financing due to persuasive presentation.
Received over $200,000 in free advertising and free content from over 20 top publications in exchange for publishing their content on eFishing.com.
Enticed a top editor from within the fishing industry to join eFishing.com.
Interviewed, hired and trained the majority of the company’s 34 employees including graphic design, information technology, editorial, travel, customer service, tournaments, sales, marketing, finance and administrative departments plus the Pro/Tackle shop.
Identified and signed major fishing celebrities to solidify eFishing.com’s brand image. Celebrities acted as spokesmen, provided content and attended trade shows.
Crafted conceptual layout and functional development of several key website elements, including home page, newsstand, customer service, and travel pages.
Introduced targeted elements to better appeal to full range of fishing consumers such as Lady Angler and kids departments.
Analyzed costs and feasibility of hiring contract employee payroll company versus in-house function, and negotiated terms with a full service HR firm.
Sourced, analyzed and contracted for health, disability, dental, and life insurance benefits. Also evaluated and selected errors and omissions insurance, product liability and general liability for company.
Handled building and office operations, including leasing/purchase of office space, furniture, computers and phone system. Planned office layout, managed building contractors and coordinated moving of firm into new space.
Name and address of employer TIS PARTNERS, Streetname. 11 111111 London, UK
Type of business or sector  Business Development
Dates August 1995 – April 2002
Main activities and responsibilities  Joined company with challenge to develop department to sell MBA, CPA and economists’ services to clients including attorneys and executive/senior management of companies.
Grew sales from zero to over $1MM.
Recruited, hired and trained staff of 6 advanced degree employees.
Won sales contest as a new hire by a factor of 5. Beat seasoned professionals in selling services.
Established solid reputation and was one of the youngest managers to testify in court as an expert in financial forecasting and business valuation.Appointed to Management Advisory Group to improve communication process.
Developed intensive 5-day sales class for Senior Management and Managers to polish essential sales skills and learn to uncover opportunities.
Name and address of employer XTZ LTD, Streetname. 12, 111111 London, UK
Type of business or sector  Business Development
Education and training
Dates September 1991 – August 1995
Title of qualification awarded M.B.A.
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered Principle studies included: market research, finance and investment, negotiations, regulatory compliance, conflict resolution, and business and ethical conduct.
Name and type of organisation providing education and training RMIT University
Personal skills and competences
Mother tongue(s) English
Other language(s)
Self-assessment Understanding Speaking Writing
European level Listening Reading Spoken interaction Spoken production
German C2 Proficient User C2 Proficient User C2 Proficient User C2 Proficient User C2 Proficient User
Social skills and competences Skills and experience support a variety of leadership capacities, such as Vice President of Business Development, Director of Corporate Investments, or Senior Council Strategic Growth Initiatives, with a primary role as the ‘hub’ for developing new and creative services to enhance revenue streams and increase market share.
Organisational skills and competences Hardworking, multi-talented and aggressive MBA who develops strong working relationships and consistently exceeds goals. Expertise in Sales, Senior Management, Finance and Operations. Outstanding ability to juggle many tasks yet deliver huge business results. Thrives on the excitement and challenge of the unknown potential of a business. Seeking entrepreneurial opportunity with a small to mid-size company that needs growth and leadership.
Technical skills and competences  Managed successful sale and transfer of business to new owner (7 locations), guaranteeing smooth customer and employee relations throughout transition. Designed, and managed $1M construction of lucrative powder-based paint plant, securing diversification in company’s competitiveness and long-term growth.
Computer skills and competences  MS Office 2003 and MS Office 2007
Other skills and competences Conduct all bookkeeping (A/P, A/R, G/L, fund accounting, sales and employment tax returns, bank reconciliations, cash management), contract and grant administration (e.g., contracts with school district to provide art classes), budget management (museum operations budget, city-owned facility budget), HR administration (hiring, firing, health insurance benefits, 401K, payroll), facility and personnel management (maintenance, staffing, reception, office administration), as well as being the board liaison (meeting minutes, records, special project staffing and coordination).
Driving licence(s) Group B
Additional information References available upon request.

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