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Josh Barklage

Josh Barklage

Technology/Usher Manager

Cinemark Holdings, Inc.

Amelia, OH

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Cinemark

Theatre Technology/Usher Manager

Opened first Cinemark theatre in the Cincinnati market and was prominent in building public awareness of the new site.
Responsible for all theatre equipment including digital projectors, as well as working with company support center with all in depth equipment maintenance and troubleshooting, training all management personnel on the basic operations and troubleshooting of all digital equipment.
Oversaw all hiring and training of the Usher staff.
Worked directly with the Ushers to help provide our guests with the best movie going experience in town!

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Bob Evans Farms Restaurants

Assistant Manager

In charge of store operations during scheduled shifts. Worked closely with store General Manager with controlling food costs and inventory. Hired and trained both back-of-the-house and front-of-the-house staff members.
Active within the dining room to ensure the best guest satisfaction as well as making our guests feel right at home.
Ran contests with servers to increase sales through suggestive selling of additional items to guests as well as to promote teamwork and goals with staff members. Assisted staff members in all job categories during high store volume. Worked with staff in promoting a safe and clean workplace.
Was ranked #13 out of 561 other stores in overall ranking for 2011. Helped lower food cost percentage from 24 percent to 21 percent 2012 - 2013.

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Showcase Cinemas

Salaried Manager

Hired, scheduled, and trained staff members. In charge of a variety of areas including operating and maintaining of projector equipment, processing weekly inventory stock and ordering, supervision of cash control with employees. Assisted employees where needed during high volumes of business.
Ran promotions with concession staff members to generate additional sales, foster teamwork among staff members and having fun!
Received recognition from the corporate office for concession contests ran in November 2009. Nominated for Manager-of-the-Month December 2007.

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Showcase Cinemas

Usher/Staff Supervisor

Started at age 17 as a Concession employee and was eventually crossed trained in the rest of the job categories. Promoted to Usher supervisor and assisted management with training other employees and running the day to day tasks of the Usher department. Was the first Usher for that theatre to be trained on the basic operations of the projector equipment, a responsibility reserved only for management. Promoted to management December 2006.

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Northern Kentucky University

Bachelors of Business Management, Business Management

Involved with the business fraternity Alpha Phi Omega 2004 - 2006. Served as chapter secretary 2005 - 2006.
Made Deans List Autumn 2004, Spring 2005, and Autumn 2005.

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Milford High School

High School Diploma, General Studies

Passed all parts of the 12th Grade Profiency Tests and received advanced scores for both the Social Studies and Mathematics portions of the tests, as well as $500 in scholarships.
Involved in Jobs For Ohio Graduated during my senior year.

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