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Sales and Marketing

Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
January 17, 2018

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Cozette R. Jones

**** ***** ****, **** ** Shreveport, LA 318.***.****


Represent the Bossier Community College as an enrollment advisor and personal coach by assisting all students in selecting an academic path of study to obtain their education goals, continue to utilize my sales and marketing expertise in building rapport with students, as well as, faculty, and resolving issues in a timely manner to ensure students success. Summary

Over 35 years of increasing responsibility in business, sales, marketing, training and education. Recognized as a hands-on, pro-active troubleshooter who can rapidly identify business problems, formulate strategic plans, initiate change and implement new processes in challenging and diverse environments. Exceptional ability to execute income enhancement strategies and cost control actions.

Education and Recruitment

Lesson planning and preparation, classroom management environment, question and discussion techniques, engage students in learning and used assessment in instructions. Create positive business alliances with administrators, college recruiters, human resource directors and union managers. Conduct career workshops for military, counselors, teachers and high school juniors and seniors. Collect, analyze and prepare occupational data to facilitate personnel, administrative and managerial positions within the organization.


Conduct the verification process as defined by the Department of Education, including helping students and parents resolve outstanding issues and obtaining require information and documentation. Responsible for the overall process to collect information on approximately 50 financial aid applicants each year, to determine their eligibility for aid. This includes both correspondence with the applicant, and DeVry University Department of Financial Aid. Assist in the development of business plans, prepare monthly, quarterly and yearly forecasts. Present, review, and define forecast reports to the Board of Directors. Regulatory Compliance

Gaming regulations and requirements for increasing recruitment and procurement for minority and women. Legal research for general counsel on new gaming laws and updates. Extensive background in traffic control, shipping & receiving. Knowledgeable of logistic tariffs, state fuel and road taxes, public safety commission, state reciprocity agreements, and dot interstate and intra- state regulations.

Sales & Marketing

Functioned in a wide variety of industries requiring comprehensive knowledge of the product or services offered. Located and connected potential clients with products and services. Met the needs and demands of the customers through continued support and personalized service. Educate potential customers and business owners on the ever-changing technology industry. Generated a vital network of Northwest Louisiana developers, builders, brokers and realtors. Designed and approved advertising and promotional materials for these businesses in the local market. Effectively evaluated buyers’ motivation and utilized appropriate selling and closing strategies.

Cozette R. Jones

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Employment History

Long-term Sub-Civic Teacher, 2016 – Present

Caddo Parish Schools - Southwood High School

Sales & Marketing Consultant, 2014 – 2016

Qnet, Inc., (Regional Office) Shreveport, LA

Account Executive, Classified Manager, 2002 – 2012 The Times Newspaper, Shreveport, LA

Education Advisor, 1999 – 2002

DeVry University, Irving TX

Education Background

Louisiana State University Shreveport, Presently

Pursuing MS Non-Profit Administration

Webster University, St. Louis, MO, 1992

MBA Studies

Tarkio College/University of Missouri, St. Louis, 1990 B.S. Business Administration

Hickey Secretarial College, St. Louis, MO, 1975

Secretarial Science

Community Involvement

Multicultural Center of the South, 2009 – 2012

Executive Board Member

The Resource Center, Inc., 2000 – 2005

Board Member

Northwest Louisiana YWCA, 1997 – 2002

Board Member

Shreveport Women’s Commission, 1996 – 2002

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