Alisa Somova

Alisa Somova


Aug 2005 - May 2009

BS in Journalism

University of Wyoming

▪ Minors in marketing communications and Spanish

▪ Emphases in public relations, advertising and broadcasting


To obtain a position in the field of communication, where my superb public relations, writing, marketing, sales and customer service skills would benefit the company.


Full portfolio upon request


▪ Russian

▪ Spanish

▪ Ukrainian


I am a creative and dedicated individual with a great eye for detail.I have developed great rapport with my previous coworkers through my reliability and dependability. I am a perfectionist and work hard in order to achieve successful outcomes.


▪ Public Relations Chair, Lambda Pi Eta Communications Honorary

  Sept. 2007 - May 2009


New Media, social networking, photography, traveling, writing, technical writing


▪ Received various honors and awards, including Frank Norris Jr. Memorial Scholarship for journalists

▪ Have been on President's and Dean's honor rolls several times

▪ University of Wyoming Student Employee of the Year in 2009

Work History

Work History
Oct 2009 - Jan 2010

Sales Associate (seasonal)

Nordstrom, Inc.

▪ Sold footwear exceeding daily sales goals with an average of $280 SPH (sales per hour)

▪ Achieved status as one of top 5 sales performers in department comprised of 23 people

▪ Developed strong relationships with customers and coworkers

▪ Managed cashiering activities in areas or purchasing, returns, and exchanges, and enforced store policies

Jan 2008 - Jun 2009

Documentation Assistant/Technical Writer

Wyoming Technology Business Center

▪ Created equipment instructions and drawings (Microsoft Visio), post them on the Web page

▪ Designed promotional literature to increase awareness of the WTBC

▪ Assisted with data recording to assure smooth operation of the Data Center

Jan 2009 - May 2009

Public Relations Intern

University of Wyoming Residence Life & Dining Services

▪ Took, edited photos, created designs for promotional literature  and newspaper advertisements

▪ Generated promotional ideas for campus activities and dining hall special events

▪ Coordinated other on-campus events-increased student involvement in residence halls' programs

Sep 2008 - Dec 2008

Public Relations Intern

University of Wyoming Media Relations Department

▪ Wrote press releases, news and feature stories, shot photos, posted on the UW Web page

▪ Generated more traffic to the Web site,

▪  Received state recognition for several articles

Sep 2007 - Dec 2008

Computer Lab Assistant

University of Wyoming IT Department

▪ Assisted students with computer problems, ensured correct performance of complicated tasks

▪ Oversaw the computer lab, made sure operation of the machines and software was efficient



Sales and Customer Service Training

▪ Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office Suite

Word, Excel, Publisher, Visio, PowerPoint, Access, FtontPage

▪ Mac OS, Adobe Creative Suite

InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash