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Social Media Sales

Columbus, Ohio, United States
August 27, 2018

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Brendan Opoku



Ohio University, Bachelor Specialized Studies Athens, Ohio Graduation: May 2018

Bachelor of Business Administration

Major: Marketing and Public Relations

Professional Sales Certificate – Ralph and Luci Schey Sales Centre

18-credit hour sales training program with strong project/role play experience, hands on client contact 300+ hour internship, a formal mentoring program, and exclusive professional development opportunities

Northern Kentucky Highland Heights, Kentucky August 2012 – May 2014


Ohio University Football Team Athens, Ohio March 2015 – October 2015

Film Crew

Dedicated over 10 hours a week to filming football practices and ensuring accuracy and quality of footage for coaches to review

Film in accordance with team guidelines and protocols to help coaching staff identify plays and for ease of reference

Liaise with coaching staff during training to speedily deliver specific requested plays for them to review

Oversee and train four new film staff regarding all aspects of videoing

Odyssey Athens, Ohio June – July 2016

Marketing and Sales Associate

Received specific training to understand the business model and sale and pitch techniques, as well as on-the-job feedback regarding client meetings through weekly consultation with supervisor

Conducted ten cold calls a day, resulting in 8-10 in-person meetings with potential clients

Pitched to potential clients Odyssey’s message and offerings, showcasing their social media reach including the number of subscribers and impressions translatable to Odyssey’s payment schedule

Finalized contracts for amount of impressions bought, and provided details of client to Odyssey writer and designer to develop client’s message and create attractive advertisement

Attended weekly business meetings to enhance skills

Prolink Healthcare Dublin, Ohio May 2018 – July 2018


Responsible for placing Healthcare professionals in a medical setting

Established relationships with candidates to understand their skills, experience and motivators

Set meetings with Candidates

Conducted interviews over the phone and in person to determine candidate qualifications

Ability to cultivate a strong candidate relationship by providing value and then setting a level of expectations

Source Candidates using Applicant Tracking System, job boards, social media and networking within the community.


Alpha Tau Omega Highland Heights, Kentucky August 2012 – May 2014


Hosted an event for cancer research called Mardi Tau which raised over $50,000 for cancer research

Organized and participated in a Basketball Marathon which raised approximately $40,000 for cancer research

Worked in a team to revitalize local houses through painting, rebuilding, and removal of debris

Awarded True Merit honor which is given to best fraternity in the nation for Alpha Tau Omega

Student Government Scholarship Highland Heights, Kentucky August 2012

American Marketing Association Athens, Ohio January 2016 – May 2018


Attend weekly meetings to establish professional connections at Ohio University

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