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Social Media Manager

Fairfax, VA, 22032
November 12, 2018

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John M. Dogan

**** ****** **** ***** *******, VA 22032 703-***-****


Experienced at designing PowerPoint presentations and pitching marketing strategies

Adept at using social media for promoting goods and services as well as company image

Competent in researching, compiling and presenting solutions to overcome start-up challenges

Proficient at thinking outside the box and doing whatever it takes to get the job done

Skilled at utilizing Microsoft Office tools, especially Excel templates and data processing

Knowledgeable about finding innovative solutions for cross-cultural issues

Proven team player in business-oriented projects with excellent leadership skills EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Management Consulting and Analysis May 2018 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA Associate of Science in Business Management, 3.41 GPA, cum laude honors May 2015 Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, VA EXPERIENCE

Market Research Analyst / Dupont Corporation / Richmond, VA / Sep 2017 – Dec 2017

Conducted market research for clothing implanted with bio-medical technology

Performed customer discovery interviews to determine market feasibility

Reported findings to Dupont executives.

Shark-Tank Pitch Winner / Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute / Roanoke, VA / Nov 2017

Partnered with medical students to commercialize a biomedical intellectual property

Presented a shark-tank style business pitch to pharmaceutical company representatives

Won 1st place in the competition: Commercialization Consultant / CrossPointe Center / Christiansburg, VA / Sep 2017 – Dec 2017

Worked on designing a commercialization plan to develop and lease 170 acres along I-81

Liaised with Christiansburg Economic Development Committee, the Mayor’s office, local companies, construction firms, commercial franchise companies and hotel chains

Presented to the client a feasibility study including projected costs and profit over 10 years Assistant Project Manager / The Lyric Theatre / Blacksburg, VA / Oct 2017 – Dec 2017

Undertook feasibility study of expanding concessions to sell alcoholic beverages

Researched legal requirements, planned best strategy to ensure quality services

Determined implementation steps and challenges, and presented proposal to the client Intern Ambassador / Korea Innovation Center / McLean, VA / Jul 2017 – Aug 2017

Assisted with training for Korean start-up companies looking to expand to the United States

Gained a deeper understanding of entrepreneurship through customer discovery and guidance

Helped Korean entrepreneurs develop and strategize their pitch, and analyze results Marketing Manager / Yayla Bistro / Arlington, VA / Apr 2014 – Aug 2015

Helped launch a new 100-seat Turkish restaurant and bar

Implemented social media outreach on Facebook, Yelp, TripAdvisor and OpenTable

Hired live entertainment and planned special events; coordinated creation of menus/coupons/ads

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