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Work experience

Aug 2010May 2011

Undergraduate Marketing Research Assistant

University of Northern Iowa
  • Created, edited, and published issues of the semi-annual marketing alumni e-newsletter that reached more than 4,000 alumni
  • Conducted secondary research, produced a literature review, developed primary research instruments, and executed primary research for academic research projects
Jun 2010Aug 2010

Marketing Food Analyst Intern

Kum & Go

  • Saved approximately $100,000 annually by analyzing store sales data and eliminating more than 1,000 products in the food service category

  • Constructed a comprehensive food service order guide, reducing order time by 5 minutes per bi-weekly order

  • Reconfigured the register key layout and reduced the number of keys by 26%
Aug 2008May 2010

Campbell Hall Desk Assistant

University of Northern Iowa

  • Communicated with students regarding locating services on campus, answered any questions from hall residents, maintained confidentiality of student files, answered telephones

  • Distributed mail, created bulletin boards, scheduled appointments
Jun 2009Aug 2009

Interactive Media Intern

Meredith Corporation

  • Uploaded videos, slideshows, and other media content to Meredith growth sites 

  • Transcribed videos for Fitnessmagazine.com, streamlined and updated the spreadsheet records of interactive content on the web
Apr 2006Aug 2008

Server

Z'Mariks Noodle Cafe
  • Provided customer service including, taking orders, operating cash register, serving food, and maintaining a pleasant environment 
  • Communicated with customers, cooks, managers, and other servers in a fast-paced environment and offered efficient, personalized service to guests
Jan 2007Aug 2007

Intern/Office Assistant

Burnett Realty
  • Created Excel spreadsheets, prepared mass mailings, assisted with the design of professional products for individual agents
  • Answered telephones, filed documents, operated copy machine, stocked forms, took inventory of agent give-away materials

Education

Aug 2007May 2011

Bachelor of Arts

University of Northern Iowa

Cum Laude, University Honors with Distinction, public relations minor

Skills

AP style
SPSS
Google Analytics
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign

Writing Samples

Summary

I recently graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts in marketing with an advertising emphasis and a minor in public relations. Currently, I am looking for entry-level positions in marketing or public relations where I can utilize the skills I developed through my coursework and internships to achieve company and/or client goals.

Interest

Marketing, Social Media, Writing, Event Planning