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    Briana Acosta Medical Marijuana Manager

    Anaheim, CA, USA MMJ-resume.docx
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    Briana Acosta
    Anaheim, ca 92804
    (714)681-3693  ▪   briana.nadine1@gmail.com

    Objective

    Provide professional and passionate service in the marijuana industry.

    Education

    Bachelor of Arts, Psychology.

    California State University, Chico.

    Associate of Liberal Arts, Social and Behavioral Science.

    Cypress College

    Qualification Summary

    §  Fluent in written and spoken Spanish.

    §  Several years’ experience in marijuana industry within various roles and companies.

    §  Strong work ethic with ability to work well under strict timelines.

    §  Well-honed research, writing and editing skills, with scrupulous attention to detail.

    §  Meticulous planner with excellent interpersonal skills and experience in sales/rapport building.

    §  Proficient in various office software and social media/marketing campaign platforms, including but not limited to; Word, Outlook, Excel, Google Docs, PowerPoint, Canva, SnapChat, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, HootSuite, LinkedIn, YouTube, Shopify, Magento, and Google Adwords.

    Professional Experience

    Social Media and Outreach Technician

    October 2016 – Present

    Cypress College

    §  Designed and edited social media content with an innovative posting schedule for the Career Planning Center at Cypress College.

    §  Coordinated and assisted in various outreach activities, including on campus tables.

    §  Attended campus events to photograph, which allowed for creative content to promote social media engagement.

    §  Presented to various academic classes to promote awareness of campus resources, while connecting to the student population with genuine authenticity.

    §  Assisted with planning and editing of supportive marketing materials for the Career Planning Center, while ensuring all necessary timelines were met.

    Operations/Public Relations Manager

    July 2012 – May 2015

    Concrete Rose Consulting

    §  Developed and implemented marketing strategies utilizing social media, trade shows, outreach events and partnerships with smoke shops and medical marijuana facilities.

    §  Designed company website using Magento and Shopify, while maintaining company file with QuickBooks and managing SEO through Google AdWords.

    §  Consistently handled difficult situations and established creative and effective solutions.

    §  Worked independently yet also as team, which enabled company growth by approximately 70% within the first year.

     

    Regional Manager                                                   December 2009 – December 2012

    Mack Medical

    §  Managed multiple locations simultaneously. This included talent acquisition and retention, merchandising and vendor relations, website development, software and database management as well as identifying market trends and strategizing marketing techniques.

    §  Prepared schedules and manuals for employees, occasionally training new management and owners to best practices and industry standards.

    §  Maintaining extensive knowledge regarding current laws was imperative and I was able to successfully support the executives through constant self-education.

    Some of the locations managed through Mack Medical: The 45 Cap, South Coast Wellness, Emerald Wellness, Anaheim Medical Co-op, The Clinic Patient Association, Downtown Patient Center and,  Westside Holistic Remedy.

    Volunteer

    Commissioner                                                                                                       August 2018 – June 2019

    Anaheim Youth Commission

    §  Collaborate as an advisory body to the City Council on the needs, assessments, priorities and interests of the children and youth of Anaheim.

     

    Regional Facilitator                                                                                                                       2009-2014

    One Warm Coat

    §  Organized resources to provide homeless populations with necessities throughout Orange County and Los Angeles County.

    §  Recruited volunteers as needed while securing set-up and disbursement locations and supplies.

    §  Provided safety training and organized logistics for all volunteers and the transient population.

     

    Camp Counselor                                                                                                                           2007-2011

    Camp Alandale

    §  Supported foster youth through difficult situations through mentorship, discussions, and team building activities.

    §  Lectured groups of up to 500, leading to many beneficial partnerships for the organization and break-through moments for many of the foster youth.