TO: Dr. Edwin Lindsay, PRT 286 Instructor
FROM: Doug Boytos
SUBJECT: JOB STRATEGY MEMO
In response to your request, I am glad to evaluate and discuss the differences and similarities I have identified between my resume and selected job description. I intend to develop a plan for improving my marketability in the sports management job market. To achieve this goal, I will compare my resume with the selected job description, discussing and identifying the gaps between my resume and job description, and discussing detailed strategies to close these gaps. 1. Comparison of Resume to Selected Job/Internship Description While searching for available job opportunities in the sports management field, I located a job offer in the Sales and Marketing sector of the NASCAR industry. The position available is for the Senior Manager of Corporate Motor Sports for the NASCAR Media Group in Charlotte, North Carolina. According to NASCAR’s job description, they are searching for a candidate who will be an up-and-coming self-starter who has some standing or presence in the NASCAR Industry or closely related field. The responsibilities and duties of this job include executing a strategic sales plan to deliver sales results that meet/exceed corporate goals/objectives, actively solicit current and potential clients with opportunities positioning NASCAR Media Group and its products, services and other capabilities as the solution and resources to meet the Industry’s needs, and proactively sell and close business by leveraging current industry relationships and fostering new ones. In developing my plan for improving my marketability, I began by comparing my resume with the selected job description. My resume includes information about my education, work experience, skills, activities, and honors I have received. While comparing my resume with the job description, I found several similarities. The strongest connection between my resume and the job...