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    Briana Acosta Medical Marijuana Manager

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    Briana Acosta
    Anaheim, ca 92804
    (714)681-3693  ▪   briana.nadine1@gmail.com


    Provide professional and passionate service in the marijuana industry.


    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.


    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.