Aaron James Arquero

hello@aaronjamesarq.com

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(+971) 50 717 9039

I drive business growth through financial analysis and corporate strategy.

Education

American University of Sharjah

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Finance

Graduation Year (2023) | GPA 3.6/4.0 | Sharakah Scholarship Award | Chancellor’s List Award

GEMS Westminster School Sharjah

A-Level, AS-Level, IGCSE

Graduation Year (2019) | A-Level: A*AB | UCAS: 144 | GEMS Honours Programme | Student Council President

Majid Al Futtaim Leisure and Entertainment

E-commerce Analyst Intern | 06/2018 - 09/2018

  • Directly handled the relationship management and correspondence with partners that led to a AED 500,000 deal
  • Analyzed Magic Planet sales figures and suggested a new pricing strategy that increased biweekly sales by 100%
  • Exceeded August sales targets by 20% due to the successful ideation and implementation of the American Girl “unbox campaign” and the Magic Planet “back-to-school campaign”
  • Improved conversion rates by 5% by aiding the Magic Planet and Ski Dubai website and app redesign

Professional Experience

Majid Al Futtaim Leisure and Entertainment

E-commerce Analyst Intern | 06/2018 - 09/2018

  • Directly handled the relationship management and correspondence with partners that led to a AED 500,000 deal
  • Analyzed Magic Planet sales figures and suggested a new pricing strategy that increased biweekly sales by 100%
  • Exceeded August sales targets by 20% due to the successful ideation and implementation of the American Girl “unbox campaign” and the Magic Planet “back-to-school campaign”
  • Improved conversion rates by 5% by aiding the Magic Planet and Ski Dubai website and app redesign

Self-Employed Freelancing

Business Strategy and Branding Consultant | 06/2015 - 06/2018

  • Developed and executed online marketing campaigns and visual materials of over 90 clients from 20 countries
  • Conducted thorough competitor analysis of over 10 startups that informed product pricing and positioning
  • Counseled and advised startups on strategic decisions related to branding and market positioning
  • Managed and led several teams consisting of up to 5 people in order to meet client demands

Finance Executives (AUS Student Organization)

Marketing and Outreach Director | 09/2019 - Present

  • Overhauled online social media strategies and increased engagement by almost 1000%
  • Fostered relationships with third party businesses for partnership and sponsorship deals
  • Managed, trained, and supervised a team of 5 new hires to ensure responsibilities were met