Marie French: Resume

Marie French

Overview

Current

  • · FCRA Certified Emerging Business Development-Sales and Marketing of HR Services:Hirease at Hirease Inc.
  • · Freelance Writer, Published Author, and Copywriter at F&W Media, Stampington Publications-Sommerset Studios, Belle Armoire et all
  • · Art Teacher, Workshop Leader, Creative Thinking Agent, Artist at Stella Maris, BOCES NY, Parrish Art Museum, Terlingua CSD, San Vincente CSD
  • · Design, Merchandising, Wholesale Sales and Marketing Representative for various fashion manufacturers at Independent Fashion Representative, Designer, Sales and Marketing

Education

  • · Western Governors University –Human Resources and Marketing
  • · Jacksonville Community College-Communications

Summary

Experience

HR Services, Background Screening Services,FCRA Certified Emerging Business Development:Hirease

Hirease Inc.

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Human Resources industry

June 2010– Present (1 year 11 months)Southern Pines, NC

Hirease is an employee screening services company with a difference. At Hirease you are not a number or an inconvenience; we truly care about our clients and their businesses. If you call us you will always get to speak to a real person without having to wade through an automated telephone system. We offer you the ability to create, implement and manage your pre-employment screening and your applicant tracking seamlessly. Whether you need an end-to-end screening system, or just an occasional background search, we are here to help you discover a better way to better people. Accurate, and Accredited by NAPBS.
Emerging Business Sales and Marketing
Prospecting and Follow through
Client Services
NAPBS Certified-FCRA

Freelance Writer, Published Author, and Copywriter

F&W Media, Stampington Publications-Sommerset Studios, Belle Armoire et all

January 1999– Present (13 years 4 months)Terlingua Texas

Writer:
Freelance articles: Cenzio, Sommerset Studios, Belle Armoire, Altered Couture, Jewelry Affaire, and Haute Handbags, Folio, Find Inspiration in Everything, Mountain View Properties South County.
Published Author: Inspiritu Jewelry for the Mind Body and Soul-F&W Media/Northlight Publications
Artist Contributor: Art Saves-F&W Media/Northlight Publications.

Art Teacher, Workshop Leader, Creative Thinking Agent, Artist

Stella Maris, BOCES NY, Parrish Art Museum, Terlingua CSD, San Vincente CSD

June 1980– Present (31 years 11 months)New York, Texas

Developed and Taught Workshops, Art classes, Creative thinking classes, in schools, museums, libraries, and galleries.
Developed and Taught Enrichment, Empowerment, and Tolerance Classes using art as the base.
Developed and Taught Business Skills for the 20th century utilizing art.
Substitute Teacher
Marketing and Editorial work.
Promos, Sales letters and Graphics programs for the classes.
Blogs and Social media
Stylist

Participated in many gallery showings of my work. Prayers for Peace was featured in the New York Times, which was a show featuring 108 vessels in which hopes, wishes, dreams and prayers were placed.
Marketing and Publicity
Sold vessels after the show, Donated a portion to ALS in St Louis
Art Show: Montauk Library, Artists Depot-Folk art paintings and ceramic vessels
Photographs-Traveling Art Exhibit, Jacksonville Art Museum, Braids Art Show, Guild Hall art show.
Artist:
Mixed Media Designer: Jewelry, Sculpture, Fashion, Collage and Paintings: Work is available at: Kiowa Art Gallery, Piasano Art gallery, Bridgehampton Antiques, Around Again, mariefrench.etsy.com, inspritiu.etsy.com, as well as, other retail locations.

Commercial Real Estate Sales and Marketing

Ware Commercial, Nature Conservancy

1998– 1999 (1 year)Florida, California

Continued Development of “The Conservation Buyer Program” for the Nature Conservancy
Prospecting, Follow Through and Client Services
Marketing
Sales

Design, Merchandising, Wholesale Sales and Marketing Representative for various fashion manufacturers

Independent Fashion Representative, Designer, Sales and Marketing

1980– 1998 (18 years)NY, Florida, California, Western Territory

Design and Merchandising for Private Label: Paul Stuart, Hertling, Nordstrom, Mark Shale, and J. McLaughlin.
Sales and Marketing for Various Fashion manufacturers; Mondi Group of America, private label, and various bridge lines.
Developed territory in Florida, NY, Western Territory, and California
Worked with Licensees in Japan
Worked on Catalog Styling
Display
Marketing Concepts
Mood Boards and Creative Direction

Courses

  • Independent Coursework
    • ICF-courses
    • T&D courses-CPLP
    • Texas Realtor-NAR
    • FCRA certified-NAPBS
    • Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator training
    • Copywriting, Direct Marketing, Marketing
    • Sales and Marketing Certificates

Western Governors University

BSHR, BSHR, Marketing/Sales

2008 – 2012 (expected)

Business courses
HR courses
Marketing and Sales Certificates
CPLP courses
Coaching Classes
NLP Classes
Education/Training Classes

Activities and Societies: As part of this course of study I will also be taking SHRM’s Assurance of Learning certification. Scheduled graduation date is July 2012

Jacksonville Community College

Communications Studies

HR Services, Background Screening Services,FCRA Certified Emerging Business Development:Hirease

Hirease Inc.

1 new recommendation for this position:

“Marie is a down-to-earth professional that has the ability to connect and build relationships with anyone. She has the gift of being positive and is willing to go above and beyond.” August 1, 2011

1stDawn Pieke, Marketing Manager, Hirease Inc.
worked with Marie at Hirease Inc.

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