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James Meyer

College Station, TX

About

My love of this field has provided me a B.S. from Texas A&M and a M.S. from the University of Illinois in Sport Management. I have served in this field in higher education and through sports officiating. These experiences, along with my sales background, has garnered me with the tools necessary to succeed.

Experience


Brand Ambassador

Jan 2018 - Present
Travel across the US & Canada demonstrating & selling Traeger grills: Promote brand above all to vendors & general public: Provide customer quick & supportive service: Liaison between vendors & Traeger: Meet sales goals while providing a pleasant customer experience: Maintain travel expenses for accurate record keeping.

Independent Insurance Agent

Jun 2016 - Nov 2017
Establish referral partnerships within the housing market while prospecting for new business: Actively sell insurance products such as auto, home, & life: Provide quality customer service & conduct reviews with clients to insure their needs are properly covered: Maintain budget for advertising, office, & payroll: Establish monthly & quarterly sales

Insurance Agent

Feb 2011 - Apr 2016
Provided a wide array of insurance products such as auto, home, life, health, annuities, and long-term care: Provided quality customer service in order to attract referrals & maintain clients: Prospected for new business daily: Established monthly & quarterly sales goals to measure productivity and revenue.

Owner

Jun 2007 - Dec 2010
Owned / operated a marketing company specializing in video business cards & video email: Conducted informational meetings at various business groups to solicit clients: Maintained a close working relationship with locally-owned businesses: Performed videographer duties & editing of commercials: Maintained business & accounting records.

Assistant Director - Intramurals

Jun 2000 - Aug 2007
Recruited, hired, trained, scheduled, supervised, & evaluated intramural student staff & a graduate assistant; Scheduled hundreds of teams for leagues, tournaments & special events: Conducted disciplinary & eligibility hearings to maintain programmatic integrity: Purchased & maintained inventory; solicited bids and working contracts with vendors.

Sport Club Coordinator

Jul 1998 - Jun 2000
Directed the daily activities of planning, scheduling, administering events & travel for 28 competitive sport club teams: Counseled students in the development of long & short term goals: Liaison between teams & university representatives: Managed fiscal accounts: Managed inventory of capital outlay, equipment, & retail sales.

Assistant Director Campus Recreation

Aug 1997 - Jul 1998
Directed all aspects of the campus recreation department including; intramurals, sports clubs, RU Outdoors and the Heath Student Gaming Lounge. Duties included: wrote sports club handbook; scheduling leagues and tournaments; incorporated faculty and staff golf tournament and power lifting competitions; supervised 2 full time & 2 GA's.

Graduate Assistant

Aug 1995 - May 1997
1st year: GA Intramurals: scheduled league play and tournaments for various sports and recruited, hired and trained our sports officials. 2nd year: GA Facilities: Hired, trained and scheduled student workers for Ice Arena; maintained facility; facilitated scheduling of ice time; game day management for hockey; and liaison to intramural department.

Education


Recreational Administration - Masters
Sep 1995 - May 1997

Sports Management - Bachelors
Jan 1991 - Aug 1994

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