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Interest

biking, hiking, reading, crosswords, trivia

Objective

To obtain a position that leads to a lasting relationship in the nonprofit sector and effectively utilizes my skills which include:

  • Customer Interaction
  • Feature Writing  
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Event Organization and Promotion      
  • Client-base Development    

Work experience

2008Present

Marketing Intern

EXBERLINER
  • Wrote press releases and website announcements about upcoming events 
  • Organized sponsorship of reader survey, collected prize donations from advertisers 
Mar 2009Present

Sales Associate

Banana Republic
  • Assist customers with their purchases; tailor interactions to fit customers’ individual needs
  • Communicate information about sales, promotions, and products to customers
Jan 2012Present

Yoga Instructor

Cambio. Yoga/ MotionX Studio
  • Guide students safely through yoga practice using proper alignment and adjusting techniques
  • Promote studio(s) to attract new clients and retain current customers
  • Create a welcoming environment for new and experienced yoga practitioners 

Cambio Yoga

MotionX Studio 

May 2010Jun 2011

Assistant Manager

Banana Republic
  • Resolved customer service issues; worked with customers to best address their needs
  • Managed sales floor by tracking and reacting to key performance numbers in order to drive sales 
  • Led team of sellers, communicated sales goals, recognized and rewarded high performers
  • Planned and organized special customer events that drove traffic and sales into our store
Sep 2007Mar 2008

Editorial Assistant

German Studies Review
  • Proofread and copyedited articles for publication in journal 
  • Created layout for articles using Adobe InDesign 
Jun 2007Aug 2007

Teaching Artifact Research Intern

Minnesota Historical Society
  • Researched background information on artifacts used in the education department's school programs
  • Wrote summaries of research to provide instructors with clear knowledge of artifacts they teach
Jun 2006Aug 2006

Editing and Marketing Intern

Coffee House Press
  • Wrote manuscript reports and made recommendations to the editor 
  • Maintained database of book reviews 
  • Responded to book requests from educators
  • Compiled and mailed press kits

Education

Sep 2004Jun 2008

Bachelor of Arts

Carleton College

Minor in German Language and Literature

Completed senior thesis on Afro-German identity

Skills

Adobe Suite
Experience with InDesign
Microsoft Office
Proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
German Language