Jason Derr
Email: me@jasonderr.com
Currently looking for a new career!

Manager seeking out opportunities for career growth. Bring strong skills in the areas of customer service, time management, people management, business development, training, critical thinking, business process improvement, managing for results, project management, risk analysis, employee development, supply and demand,  and a positive “Can do” attitude.

Work Experience

Executive Assistant
Covey Computer Software
New Hartford, NY
December 2013 to Present

I am responsible for the day to day operations of the office. I have many different roles. From Office Manager to Sales Manager to Human Resource Manager. I attend business events on behalf of the company to help network with local business to help drive sales. I help build community relationships for the company.

Skills learned from this job: Contract Negotiations, Sales, Sales Management, Email, Cold Calling, Social Media, Business Development, Team Building, Technical Knowledge, Verbal Strength, Research, Staffing, Networking, Logistics, Honesty, Execution, Energetic, Outreach

Presentation Manager
Petsmart New Hartford, NY
March 2012 to Present

I am responsible for the replenishment of the store. I oversee five employees. I open and close the store. I am responsible for planning and executing large number of changes in the store. I work with my employee and verify planograms are on before the opening of the store. I work with my team to insure that the store is in “Grand Opening” status every day.

Skills learned from this job: Employee Relations, Team building, Business Management, Customer Service, High Level Management, Accountability, Coaching, Training, Decision Making, Delegation, Empathy, Empowerment, Leadership, Negotiation, Sales

Human Resource Manager (2007 to 2012)
Kmart New Hartford, NY
March 2000 to March 2012

I was responsible for the human resource operational side of the store. Managing 65 to 110 employees. Responsible for hiring, training, developing, coaching, and terminating associates. Scheduling, updating peoplesoft, keeping the moral of the store up. Also lead the Front End and made sure that the level service was always meet.

Skilled learned from this job: Human Resource, Sales Manager, Training, Hiring, Terminations, Recruiting, Influencing, Goal-oriented, Goal Setting, Execution, Energetic, Empathy, People Management, High Level Management, Business Management, Collaboration, Conflict Resolution , Empowerment, Achieving Goals, Administrative, Analytical Ability, Budget Management


Associates in Graphic Design
Mohawk Valley Community College Utica , NY June 2003



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