Resume

Sign in

Sales Marketing

Location:
Cinnaminson Township, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
August 13, 2018

Contact this candidate

Resume:

Robert C LePage (Bob)

*** ***** ***** *****, ***********, NJ

609-***-**** ac6ns7@r.postjobfree.com

ACHIEVEMENT-ORIENTED BUSINESS EXPERT

Creative, passionate and dynamic professional with a broad-based transferrable skill set in sales, marketing, finance, and management. Thrives in fast-paced environment with the unique ability to focus on the big picture without losing sight of the details while maintaining focus on achieving bottom-line results. Decisive team leader with exceptional ability for developing and leveraging comprehensive strategies that support brand objectives and achieve sales and business goals. Earned a reputation as a high-energy leader willing to take on challenges others passed by. Consistently develops and exceeds sales targets using innovative marketing strategies with a key focus on customer needs.

•Strategic Business Planning

•Training Program Development

•Motivational Team Leadership

•Creative Marketing

Strategy

•Product Image &

Presentation

Cross-Functional

Collaboration

•Trend Forecasting &

•Risk Assessment &

•Employee Development

Analysis

Avoidance

PROFESSIONAL STRENGTHS

SALES

Developed and formulated a sales team to sell online marketing, traditional placement marketing and corporate trade show marketing.

Developed successful fundraising platform to help groups fundraise by selling profitable items.

Set the Gold’s Gym company record for most gym memberships sold in a pre-opening setting. Broke record by over 1,000 memberships of the previous mark.

Developed a corporate partnership program with Gold’s Gym and national retailers to have a joint discount between companies.

Created and executed targeted and strategic business plan to manage 5 fitness facilities; exceeded year over year sales goals.

Conducted knowledgeable and influential presentations resulting in surpassing yearly sales goals by 400% and achieved the highest sales award, President's Club, for top 3% in the nation for Verizon.

MARKETING

Creating a brand of high level sporting goods. Developed and created company name of Chimera Sports. Focused on development of brand directed to the sport of field hockey.

Developed successful online marketing campaigns with small businesses to successfully market themselves on local search engines organically.

Market medium and small companies with use of paid ad words on search engines.

Developed and launched creative marketing strategy for gym promotion to large corporate accounts; presented comprehensive corporate training program on healthy lifestyle, cost analysis, and profitability increases due to a healthy workforce.

Developed and implemented a national advertising campaign to combat a low price gym alternative.

Robert LePage

Page 2

Provided well formulated training strategy to communicate detailed product knowledge, formulary selling skills and navigation for new sales training of all employees of Gold’s Gym.

Developed an online marketing tool in conjunction with Microsoft and Live Technology to increase the online footprint of a small business.

MANAGEMENT & TRAINING

Developed, coached, and motivated 350 member team in profitability requirements, sales strategy, and customer service techniques by creating a performance driven culture to promote accountability and personal responsibility.

Development and management of yearly business plan including sales directives, customer targeting, budgeting, resource allocation and ROI optimization to create a plan that aligned district and regional goals.

In recognition of superior performance, quickly progressed within company to Regional Trainer; entrusted with special projects and promotions, training programs and initiatives including product knowledge and selling techniques for apartment communities.

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Developed a strategy to properly collect and code revenues to the right department for fitness facilities.

Developed a sound business relationship with a third party vendor to manage all of the collection of personal training, tanning and membership revenues.

Managed the ROI for all departments as well as the head counts, revenue per employee and sales goals.

Developed and presented business plans for loans, investors and zoning boards.

AWARDS

Best Fitness Facility of Burlington County 2010 Gold’s Gym Cinnaminson

Best Fitness Facility of Chester County 2009 Gold’s Gym Exton

Best Fitness Facility of Mercer County 2005 Gold’s Gym Lawrenceville

Presidents Club Verizon Avenue (Won for Being in the top 3% of Verizon in sales)

Employee of the Year McNeil Group 2000

PROFESSIONAL BOARDS

Gold’s Gym Franchise Association Advisory Board 2007 to 2010

ABC Financial Advisory Council 2008 to 2011

Robert LePage

Page 3

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Publisher

L&S Publishing

Owner December 2016- Present

Acquired over 56 million subscribers from across the country from a closing business.

Developed titles and content for super regional publications in the food, golf, travel, over 55, baseball, and field hockey interests.

Built infrastructure of designers and writers to drive content.

Developed webpages and online identities for all of the publications.

All publications have a minimum of 125,000 audited reads per issue.

Vice President/ COO (Director of Sales and Marketing - Chimera Sports)

My Town Advertising LLC January 2011 to December 2016

Ending Salary $125,000 plus Bonus

nDeveloped and introduced as well as responsible for the sales, marketing, management and improvements of a new online business portal for small business.

nWork closely with Microsoft and Live Technologies to develop the Online Marketing Director Platform.

nDevelop strategic partnerships throughout the country to promote Online Marketing Director.

nDevelop and promote fundraising campaigns for community organizations (myfundraiserflag.com & fundraisingcouponbook.net)

nResponsible for overall management and recruiting of a staff and contractors which stands currently around 50 and growing.

nResponsible for the growth of the brand of Chimera Sports in the United States and Canada. Developed a relationship with 8 reps across the country to promote Chimera Sports.

nFormulates product development for custom and Chimera Sports sporting good equipment by coordinating design procedures with manufacturing facilities overseas.

Robert LePage

Page 4

Vice President/ CEO

Beacon Fitness Holdings LLC / Cinnaminson NJ Gym LLC (Gold’s Gym Mid Atlantic)

June 2003 to January 2011

Salary Range $125,000 Ending Salary $165,000 plus ownership shares additional $360,000 per year

nResponsible for the sales, marketing, management of, at peak, 5 fitness facilities that had combined gross revenue of 8.8 million dollars annually. Multiple locations were recognized as the best fitness facility in their respective areas. Developed new programming and introduced innovative fitness areas to fitness clubs.

nWorked closely with the Gold’s Gym Franchise Association and International Health and Racquet Sport Association to develop different strategies to increase the population to exercise more.

nResponsible for the management of all aspects of the business including the management of all staff, at peak 350 employees.

nDeveloped collection plan for all revenues with third party vendor for all reoccurring and personal training revenues to obtain a 98% collection ratio.

nResponsible for the construction management of new facilities and negotiating of all aspects in that area as wells the lease itself. Directly worked with landlords, contractors and designers to maximize productivity and minimize costs.

nImplemented a brand wide community business partner program. Idea was to make your Gold’s Gym membership a discount card to local businesses. Member could pay for their membership with the discounts they received from local businesses.

Area Sales Manager

Verizon Avenue January 2002 to March 2003

Starting Salary $65,000 Ending Salary $88,000 (Division Moved)

nResponsible for the marketing roll out of the precursor to FIOS to apartment and multifamily locations in Philadelphia area. Developed and designed marketing materials and sales strategy to fit each individual community.

nWorked closely with the Apartment Association of Greater Philadelphia developing a multi tiered rollout for acquiring more customers without stressing the beta system.

nManaged the development of over 80 communities as they were introduced to high speed internet, trained property staff on the product and the correct way to sell it to their residents.

Robert LePage

Page 5

McNeill Group

Exhibit Sales Manager April 1998 to November 2001

Beginning Salary $55,000 Ending Salary $93,000 (Division Closed)

nResponsible for the sales of all sales of sponsorship, exhibit space and attendance to the Reader’s Digest family of consumer trade shows affiliated with their magazines: American Woodworker and The Family Handyman

nTraveled extensively around the country to market shows as well as represent Reader’s Digest at local events for the shows.

nWorked with all regional associations to support them with further development, managed trade shows for 10 National Associations and 5 regional Associations.

nDeveloped relationships with strategic partners to maximize exposure and minimize costs.

Funlamps

Owner December 1994 to April 1998

nDeveloped and sold a line of recreational lamps.

nMarketed to colleges, bridal parties, sports collectibles, and recreation enthusiasts through different avenues including street fairs, magazines and direct marketing.

EDUCATION

Masters of Business Administration – Marketing – Liberty International University

Bachelors of Arts – Business Administration Economics – Western Maryland College

Associates of Sciences- Business Administration – Burlington County College



Contact this candidate