Ashten Farah

Ashten Farah

Summary

A distinguished graduate from Robert Morris University with a passion for PR, promotions, event planning and marketing. A perfect example of how hard work and persistence pay off, Ashten received many awards and honors throughout her college career and had the opportunity to showcase her skills while interning at Pittsburgh Magazine and CBS Radio. Ashten is now seeking full-time employment with a company that will allow her to grow as a young professional. • Graduated Magna Cum Laude • Served as president of Lambda Pi Eta • Renaissance Award winner • Presented at the 2011 PCA conference • Recipient of the Jay Carson Award for excellence in writing • Dean’s Scholar in the School of Communication and Information Systems • Patriot Scholar • Named to Dean’s List every semester of her college career • Member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars • Inductee into the National Society of LeadershipSpecialties: Public speaking, creative writing, professional writing, promotions, desktop publishing.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2012 - Present

Marketing Intern

Beyond Spots and Dots

·Fulfill the wants and needs of clients by developing effective advertising campaigns,

monitoring social media accounts, planning promotional events, etc.

·Maintain direct and attentive contact with prospective and existing clients.

·Collect and analyze market research from various media outlets.

Aug 2011 - May 2012

Marketing and Communication Assistant

RMU Career Center

·Created, organized and assisted with large-scale events at Robert Morris University.

·Coordinated all PR campaigns and promotional work for the Career Center.

·Designed signage, invitations and presentations used for events, promotions &

campaigns.

Jan 2012 - May 2012

Marketing Intern

Pittsburgh Magazine

·Assisted with major events held by Pittsburgh Magazine, including: “Pittsburgh’s Best”

parties, “Women in Business” events, “Grapevine” wine tastings, etc.

·Created spreadsheets and one sheets detailing campaign efficiency for sales team

presentations.

·Documented and distributed all donations given by Pittsburgh Magazine.

Jan 2011 - Apr 2011

On-Air Personality and Promotions Intern

CBS Radio/Y108

·Published articles and maintained the official Y-108 website, Facebook, Twitter and

Wordpress accounts.

·Made promotional appearances at special events and remotes held by CBS Radio.

·Developed an on-air personality for the “Monty and Zeke Morning Show” on Y-108.

·Gathered information and created interview questions for special celebrity guests.

Education

Education
Aug 2008 - May 2012

BA

Robert Morris University

• Graduated Magna Cum Laude • Served as president of Lambda Pi Eta • Renaissance Award winner • Presented at the 2011 PCA conference • Recipient of the Jay Carson Award for excellence in writing • Dean’s Scholar in the School of Communication and Information Systems • Patriot Scholar • Named to Dean’s List every semester of her college career • Member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars • Inductee into the National Society of Leadership