Courtney Kincade

Interest

COMMUNITY SERVICE: 

American Advertising Federation | Mizzou Member 2012-present

        -Attend weekly meetings about Mizzou's advertising endeavors

        -Meet with creative teams that travel to Mizzou

        -Network with businesses in order to have them speak at Mizzou and also to gain more knowledge of the advertising and marketing industry

President of FLAVA | Mizzou | 2010-2011

-Floor Leaders At Virginia Avenue (Four Mizzou Dorms)

-Organized and held weekly meetings with students and faculty

-Hosted social gatherings for the residents and speakers of different  organizations on campus to encourage students to get involved around Mizzou

                      -Brought faculty members and professionals to speak at events to help students with resumes, future internships and job possibilities

Springfield Art Association | Springfield Illinois | 1998-present

                        -Help organize and run the silent auction during the annual Beaux Ball 

-Work with kids every year during summer art camps

-Help organize and volunteer for the annual art fair

Springfield Lake Shore Improvement Association | Springfield, IL. | 2007-present

-Help with Lake Shore Day May clean up

-Help with lake homeowners end of the season dinner

-Promote lake garage sales and shore clean ups

AWARDS:

Resident of the Year; 2010-2011 Wakonse dormitories (Respect, Responsibility, Excellence, Discovery)

Work History

Work History
Jun 2013 - Present

Direct Sales Representative | Ticket Development

St. Louis Cardinals

-Successfully sold a total of 4,739 tickets with a per cap of $56.15 and a total revenue of more than $266,000 while servicing more than a couple thousand customers as of January 15, 2014 for the 2014 season.

-Successfully sold a total of 3,759 tickets with a per cap of $52.30 and a total revenue of more than $196,000 while servicing a few thousand customers for the 2013 baseball season from June to October.

-Strive to build rapport and relationships with new and current customers, create new ticket revenue and increase revenue to existing customers.

-Been a part of multiple campaigns in my first six months to upsell clients, renew clients and obtain new clients.

-Help with game day duties in all areas of the organization including but not limited to customer service, promotional assistance, troubleshooting and overall game day experience for our fans.

-Team and committee leader for new employees and my fellow peers. Served as committee chair for Think Tank Committee. Goal of committee chair is to lead teams to create a new way to bring more people to our ballpark through a new type of fan experience.

-Successfully created a Think Tank Committee that created a plan for a new fan experience and the event will be held during the 2014 Cardinals season.

May 2011 - May 2013

Student Sales Associate

Mizzou Athletic Ticket Office

-Team leader and trainer for younger staff members and new employees.

-Help customers in person and over the phone with ticket questions and sales

-Help with ticket sales on game days for all sporting events and special events.

May 2012 - May 2013

Student Intern & Reporter

Mizzou Network

-Edited videos for the online site and to pass on to ESPN, CBS, FSN and SEC Network.

-Performed weekly interviews with Mizzou football players and coaches during pre-season training camp and in season

-Ran @MizzouNetwork Twitter page and passed the 5,000-follower mark before football season was over

-Reported on the football games via social networking sites on game day and then helped edit post game interviews and post to the web.

-Helped with Mizzou football camps for kids

May 2012 - May 2013

Reporter and Cut In Anchor

KOMU | NBC Affiliate

-Daily Shift reporter (current, breaking, day turn news).-Report on Enterprise stories (more in depth, investigative pieces)

-Work with other NBC affiliates across the country for developing multi-state stories-Morning cut in's with Mid Missouri headlines during the "Today Show"

-Write web stories & tweet from the field about all stories, breaking news, and reporting shifts

-Focused on stories about children and teaching in Boone & Callaway Counties

Dec 2012 - Apr 2013

Mens Basketball Media Relations Intern

University of Missouri Athletic Media Relations

-Help organize media packets and game day stats for Mizzou and visiting teams

-Ran stat updates to TV and radio networks

-Help take notes during coach and player post game press conferences in order to write up final

press statement about the outcome of the game

Jan 2012 - May 2012

Student Reporter

KBIA | NPR Affiliate

-Reported on Mid Missouri News -Did on sight and over the phone interviews to be aired-Edited stories to be used on the station

-Wrote online stories published on the station website kbia.org

Education

Education
Aug 2009 - May 2013

Bachelor of Journalism

University of Missouri-Columbia, Missouri School of Journalism
2012 - 2012

University of Bergamo