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Work experience

Sep 2012Present

Event Photographer

Phototainment
  • Set-up gear and shoot up to 500 shots per event while managing crowds
  • Edit and adjust photos on the fly in Adobe PhotoShop Lightroom while shooting
  • Liaison and representative for Phototainment while working events of 2,000 plus
Jan 2014Present

Marketing Specialist

BEAM Experiences
  • Track and manage hundreds of ongoing client relationships through CRM software
  • Manage scheduling of enrichment and leadership classes and upkeep of information databases  
  • Assist in the hiring and training of new enrichment instructors along with scheduling of classes  
  • Generated content and maintain customer relationships through social media channels
Oct 2011Mar 2012

Product Image Specialist

Super Supplements
  • Photographed and catalogued over 5,000 productsfor Super Supplements online
  • Utilized Adobe PhotoShop to professionally edit product photos for website
  • Participated in product development and implementation for Supplements online
Sep 2010Aug 2011

Community Service Aide II

City of Portland, Office of Management & Finance
  • Duties include completing various design and copy writing/editing tasks, as well as content management and oversight. 
  • Writing projects include city press releases, official city notices, content for website etc. 
  • Design projects range from comprehensive strategic plans to training posters. 
Dec 2010May 2011

Communications Intern

Portland General Electric
  • Duties included data entry, assisting with direct mail campaigns, coordinating advertisements, social media maintenance, project management and design work.
Mar 2009May 2010

Account Executive

Oregon Daily Emerald
  • Created and presented media plans and sales promotions to over 75 business owners both locally and regionally.  Sold approximately $36,000 in online and print advertisements. 
  • Built numerous business relationships with existing clients and prospected new business opportunities by communicating and understanding the clients' short and long-term goals and expressing how they could meet these goals through the Oregon Daily Emerald. 
  • Assisted in development of dozens of effective print and online display advertisements by mediating clients' needs to the creative department designers. 
  • Continuously met personal monthly goals and contributed to team goals, working efficiently with co-workers to accomplish tasks diligently. 
Sep 2005Jan 2006

Volunteer

AmeriCorps

Volunteered at Bike Works bicycle shop in the Columbia City neighborhood of Seattle. 

  • Assisted children in maintenance of bicycles during class
  • Oversaw class room when supervisor was absent
  • General maintenance and cleaning

Education

Photos

Some of my photography pieces.

References

Shan Anderson

Shan Anderson was my teacher for my Writing, Design, Concept class during the Spring of 2010.  I learned a lot about design concepts and how to make professional finished designs.

Tara Sloan

Tara was the Advertising Director at the Oregon Daily Emerald.  She was my immediate boss that I went to for assistance during my daily activities.

Work Samples

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Skills

Pitching ideas and propositions
Through my job as an Account Executive at the Oregon Daily Emerald I became comfortable pitching ideas for campaigns and individual advertisements to my clients on a daily basis 
Social Media
 Comfortable using Social Media outlets such as Facebook, Myspace, Twitter and other micro blogging websites.
Adobe/Microsoft suite
· Comprehensive understanding of Adobe suite including:             · Photoshop            · InDesign            · Illustrator                · Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office including:             · Excel                        · Microsoft Word                        · PowerPoint            ·Key Note    

Interest

My interests include:

· Advertising/Design

· Photography

· Outdoor activities of all kinds

· Sports of all kinds

Quotes From References

"Andrew is a part of a team of ten students account executives responsible for generating over 600,000 in yearly advertisements"

- Tara Sloan

"As one of the outstanding students in my class, Andrew was dedicated to turning out top rate solutions to the challenges that were presented to him"

- Professor Anderson

"I have assigned one of our most demanding clients to Andrew.  Maintaining this account requires regular communication, attention to detail and a high level of customer service"

- Tara Sloan

"He is always ready to help, and was a natural at developing rapport with customers and company representatives. Any company would benefit from his humor, adaptability, and insight"

- Dave Shumann

"He did not settle for just turning out the first thing that came to him but he worked diligently to create concepts and layouts.  He was able to show that he could think critically and has good advertising instincts through his participation in the review of his peer's work.  

-Professor Anderson

"The job was more involved than most retail jobs in this respect, and Andrew was able to absorb and use his training well. He was also responsible for making daily deposits, and handling high volume sales"

-Dave Shumann