BILLIE M. BULL Joplin, Missouri (417) 291-2973 msbilliebb @ gmail.com
● Sales and marketing, retail and Business-to-Business.
● Customer service and goal-oriented, excellent communication skills.
● Team player, but also a self starter and work well independently.
● Regard professionalism, ethics and integrity an essential foundation.
Comprised personalized sales strategy to maximize each client's investment for short and
long term planning to meet their individual needs.
Provided the highest quality of customer service and quick effective problem solving. Serviced and upgraded existing
accounts in addition to actively establishing a “new customer base”. Created innovative new sales promotions to provide
advertiser with a more customized avenue for targeted markets to achieve maximized revenue increases. Actively initiated
new “Promotion Packages” to showcase community activities, events, and business related functions thinking “out of the
box” to attract non-traditional and new business.
Organizer of “Hall of Honor”, a four (4) phase pictorial tribute to veterans..
Solicited major sponsors and printed four (4) photo albums commemorating each dedication. Awards included Inland Press
Foundation’s National First Place Award and General Growth Properties’ International Second Place Maxi Award. Hall of
Honor was launched May 2001 to run through November 2001 with photos to be displayed at Northpark Mall through that
period. Due to the overwhelming community response, Hall of Honor remains on display to date still adding new photo
tributes to the over 1,000 photo displays.
Participated in creating and launching of various new “niche products” and special events.
These included “Grace Magazine” for Women, “Sport Parent” and “Senior Living” while with the Joplin Globe and Liberty
Publishing, in addition to Show Me The Ozarks Magazine's “The Joplin Tornado, May 22, 2011” commemorative edition
and their 10th Anniversary “Wine, Dine and Donate Wine Pairing Dinner and Fashion Show”.
SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE
●Worked directly with educators; District Superintendents, Technology Directors, Administrators and Principals.
SchoolMessenger is a provider state-of-the art parent and emergency notification software.
● Service and maintain assigned account base and provide excellent customer service.
● Performed web hosted demonstrations and prepared proposals/bids to meet state and district
specifications of $100,000+.
● Attended trade shows in district to make new contacts and to educate and demonstrate
full line of notification systems.
● Solicit new business and acquire new contacts throughout the community to increase
While working in retail for both Ashley's and Front Page responsibilities included greeting and working with customers
one-on-one to meet their needs and purchase. Maintaining the appearance of the store as well as displays. Opening and
closing procedures including balancing cash drawers at Front Page. Ashley's was mainly home furnishings and accessories
and Front Page offers clothing, domestics and rugs.
2013 – Present Sales Associate Front Page, Joplin, MO
2013 – 2013 Account Executive Show Me The Ozarks Magazine, Joplin, MO (Part-time)
2012 – 2013 Sales Consultant Ashley Furniture Homestore, Joplin, MO
2009 – 2011 Account Executive SchoolMessenger/Reliance Communications, Joplin, MO
2007 – 2009 Account Executive Joplin Business Journal Joplin, MO
2005 – 2007 Account Executive SchoolMessenger/Reliance Communications, Joplin, MO
Also worked 8 years at The Joplin Globe as an Account Executive