RESUME April ****.
PERSONAL DETAILS: Martin E. Cox
CONTACT DETAILS: 702-***-****
PERSONAL STATEMENT: I am a very focused, motivated and successful individual who has sat on the board of a number of cutting edge companies and have experience of running my own business for the past ten years. Being fully conversant with all aspects of sales planning (budgets and targets), recruitment, development and motivation of staff at all levels, financial controls and many other disciplines, I feel my experience and demeanor would majorly benefit any organization interested in employing a true professional.
WORK EXPERIENCE: (April 2002 to present). I am the CEO of Astra Style Consolidated.
* Opened Company in April 2002
* Revised/devised all legal contracts.
* Controlled all PR and marketing.
* Controlled all purchasing.
* Negotiated major contracts with T.V. and radio stations.
* Negotiated major contracts with magazines and designers.
* Negotiated sponsorship deals with jewelry, furniture, health and fashion companies.
* Negotiated recording contracts with record labels.
* Recruited, trained and developed all staff.
* Maintained and controlled budgets and finances.
* Developed all marketing campaigns.
* Devised marketing campaigns for other companies.
* Developed B2B relationships.
* Controlled all in bound/outbound telesales.
* Achieved ten years of continuous profit.
* Wrote and produced/directed two T.V. movies.
* Wrote and produced/directed successful T.V. commercials.
* Controlled sales division - over 1,000 staff members.
* Sourced and opened over 300 retail outlets in 2 years.
* Conceived/produced large scale events.
* Hosted public/private events.
(May 1997 to June 2001) Sales and Marketing Director of The Pocket Phone Shop with total responsibility of running 360 retail outlets plus our business to business sales division. I also oversaw the HR Department with specific input into recruitment and training of staff.
* Recruited, trained and developed sales staff.
* Developed sales strategies.
* Introduced/developed inbound/outbound sales team of 200 staff.
* Controlled marketing department.
* Controlled HR and training departments.
* Controlled purchasing dept.
*Negotiated sale of company.
DX Communications. (Telecoms)
Int'l Sales and marketing Director.
Responsible for Holland/UK rollout of 200 retail outlets plus B2B sales.
The Carphone Warehouse (Telecoms)
National Sales Director.
Responsible for growing the company from 3 to 400 retail outlets, plus B2B and 24hour telesales.
Erskine House. (Business Equipment)
National Sales and Marketing Director.
Responsible for 56 diverse companies.
3M Company (Business Equipment)
Most successful salesman and sales manager ever.
Woking Grammar School for Boys. O and A levels.
HND Business Studies Course (Evenings) - Farnboro Tech. U.K.
The top national direct salesman and sales manager for the 3M Company (Business Equipment) for four consecutive years.
Introduced and developed the most effective call center sales teams in the UK.
Negotiated the sale of The Pocket Phone Shop to 'One To One' Cellular Network.
Single handedly steered Astra Style through ten years of profit, changing the approach of cable TV companies and media by innovative and stylized methodology.