Elevator Pitch

An Elevator Pitch is…

a short (30 second), well crafted speech telling an employer who you are and why they should want to hire you.

 Example of an Elevator Pitch 

Who am I: Hi, my name is Bruce D. Bear. I am a senior at the University of Central Arkansas. I will graduate in May with a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing.
Objective: Currently, I am looking for an (entry-level; advanced) position to use my marketing skills. For the past year, I have been working with XYZ Company to market their home improvement products. I secured this position after performing a summer internship with them. The owner was impressed with my interpersonal skills and marketing abilities.
Strengths: My strengths include the ability to listen to the needs of the client and to develop creative solutions to project specifications. A strong career interest of mine is marketing products designed for home and commercial renovation projects.