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Manager Store

Seattle, WA
$50,000. +
December 19, 2019

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Jennifer J. Parker

802-***-**** (cell)

**** **** **** ***** **, box 1-420, Tacoma, WA 98422 Summary of Qualifications

Developed and managed training of 150 employees for 4 years; hired and trained 30 employees for 5 years; conducted 20 trainings for worldwide prospective franchise owners and managers; created employee training manual; developed curriculum for 475 students; Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and QuickBooks; received “Most Outstanding Franchise” Award and “Best Promotions Ever” from Ben & Jerry’s; BFA Art Education, Certification of Completion in Women’s Small Business Program Employment History

Seabury Middle School Admin Assistant and

Seabury Squared Coordinator, Tacoma, WA 2016 –current

• Creative Liaison and Director of Seabury Squared

• Develop enrichment programs for Highly Capable students by working with the community leaders, businesses, teachers and local universities

• Implement and facilitate after school enrichments, accelerated weekend workshops and summer camp programs

• Expand support and resources for gifted children, their families and educators

• Student advisor

• Classroom and summer camp instructor

Owner/Operator 2005 - 2010

Bristol Bakery & Café, LLC, Bristol, VT

• Hired and trained 30 front-of-house staff

• Developed and managed store operating plans and budgets including sale projections, margin goals, and operating expenses

• Prepared timesheets and weekly payroll

• Performed customer service

• Oversaw kitchen manager, baker, prep cook, and assistant baker

• Maintained inventory control for front and back-of-house

• Performed bookkeeping

• Generated sales reports, inventory reports, and analyses to enhance business operation

Community Outreach Coordinator 2003 - 2005

City Market Onion River Co-op, Burlington, VT

• Developed and implemented community events and activities

• Educated the community about City Market cooperatives, principles, and values

• Acted as Donations Developer and Coordinator

• Assisted with marketing and member services with membership services programs Artifactory Manager 2003

Magic Hat Brewing Company, South Burlington, VT

• Hired, trained, and supervised 10 staff members

• Performed inventory control, ordering, and display execution

• Directed guided tours and sampling bar

• Monitored daily register activity

• Created and implemented monthly merchandising plan Store Manager 2000 - 2003

Ben & Jerry’s Franchising, Inc., Burlington, VT

• Developed and managed training of 150 employees

• Reduced the store’s cost of goods sold and payroll expenses by 20%

• Oversaw financial operations, including cash management, order inventory, and register accuracy

• Conducted 20 trainings for worldwide prospective franchise owners and managers General Manager 1998 - 2000

Partners In Cream IV, Natick, MA

• Hired and trained 150 staff members

• Increased cake sales by 200%

• Managed accounts payable and receivable

• Acted as Donation Coordinator for local businesses and organizations

• Provided catering to events, festivals, and private parties

• Implemented in-store birthday party program

• Created comprehensive employee Training Manual

Art Teacher 1995 - 1997

St. Mary’s School, Melrose, MA

• Taught 475 students, 19 classes per week, grades K – 8

• Developed art curriculum

• Founded St. Mary’s After School Art Club for grades 1 – 8

• Coordinated St. Mary’s School Spring Art Show

• Integrated art into curriculums with other teachers’ classes Volunteer Activities

• Volunteer Girl Scout troop leader (Brownies and Juniors), Browns Point, WA

• Classroom helper, WA State PTA member and Art Docent for 1st grade class at Browns Point Elementary School, Tacoma, WA

• Parent-teacher at The Saxon Hill School, Jericho, VT

• 4 KABOOM community playground builds (Phoenix, AZ; Burlington, VT; Key West, FL; Orlando, FL)

Recognition and Awards

• First Place: Ben & Jerry’s corporate meeting “Best Promotions Ever”

• Winner: Ben & Jerry’s “Big O” Award for most outstanding franchise in entire company


BFA Art Education

University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA Course work in wood structures, experimental sculpture, paper making, earthenware and lithography

Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

Certification of Completion

Women’s Small Business Program, Burlington, VT

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