Valencia N. Wade

  • Marketing Communications Manager or Brand/Product Manager
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Jun 30, 2020
Full time Marketing Media-Journalism Public Relations

Personal Summary

Results-driven, self-motivated Business Marketing professional with strong attention to detail and a proven track record of generating new business. Demonstrated ability to be a self-starter, achieve goals, has excellent communication skills and leads by example. Recent Spring 2020 MBA Graduate looking for new opportunities to pivot into a Marketing/Marketing Communications role. 

Work Experience

Traffic Specialist
Oct 2018 - Spectrum Reach

My main role is to help our advertising clients within the Orlando region with programming their ads with Spectrum Reach. I also use techniques to help clients save money on their buys, and in turn, helping the region save money on annual buys from our clients. 

Bookseller/Customer Service Associate
Jul 2016 - Jun 2018 Barnes and Noble College - Clark Atlanta Bookstore

I served the Clark Atlanta Bookstore as a Customer Service Associate, where I supported our customers with their apparel purchases and questions, while still providing students with finding the right textbooks during peak times (end of the semester and back-to school).  

Social Media Coordinator - Graduate Assistant
Sep 2015 - Dec 2015 Clark Atlanta University - Office of Graduate Studies

Working as a Graduate Assistant in the Office of Graduate Studies, I helped to engage our Graduate students online with social media tools such as Instagram and Twitter, to bring awareness to the Academic Unit and to provide support to them. 

In-Store Financial Services Representative
Oct 2013 - Aug 2014 Suntrust Banks, Inc.

As both a Supervisor and Personal Banker/Teller, I was responsible for providing customer service and sales support to our banking clients, seeking new client relationships and securing new banking relationships with our Merchant services representatives.  The grocery store environment gave a unique opportunity to speak to everyday people. Lastly, the primary purpose of our role at the Branch was to have consistent leads in our Book of Business. 

Education

Marketing - MBA
- May 2020 Clark Atlanta University
Mass Media Communications
Aug 2003 - May 2008 Prairie View A&M University
Media Sales Institute - Nielsen Certifications
Jun 2018 - Jun 2018 Atlanta University Center