Shawn Kelly

Shawn Kelly

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                           Shawn Patrick Kelly

9880 Allison Lane                                                                              Shawn.Kelly18@gmail.com

Saint John, Indiana                                                                            Cell Phone: 219-776-5498

Objective:      Obtain a position where I can maximize my skills in the Communication environment with advancement potential.

Summary:     

·Finished among top of class in Advertising and Marketing classes.

·Two years of experience gained in retail sales.

·Created advertisements and promotions for a non-profit community center.

·Self motivated with excellent problem solving skills.

Education:     Bachelor of Arts, Advertising and PR                                  May 2011

                         Minor: Organizational Leadership                           

Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana                                       

Significant Coursework:

Problems in Advertising, Advertising Writing, Advanced Presentational Speaking

Experience:

            North Coast Distributing, Valparaiso, IN                                                    Jan 2012 – Present

Merchandiser

·Move beer products from backroom to shelves and/or displays.

·Maintain and organize back stock in an efficient and organized manor.

·Rotate products as necessary to ensure quality.

·Communicate with clients to address service needs

·Math and creative skills gained while building holiday displays.

Hanna Community Center, Lafayette, IN                                        Sept 2010 - Dec 2010

·Managed and maintained a relationship with a non-profit.

·Created promotion material for their upcoming Ebony & Ivory Ball.

·Developed a business and marketing plan.

·Presented final project to the community center.

Home Depot, Schererville, IN                                                             May 2008 – Aug 2008

Garden Associate

·Gained multi-tasking skills by engaging in various activities such as performing inventory, customer assistance, stocking shelves, assisting with phone inquiries, loading and unloading merchandise.

·Gained communication skills by dealing with customers on a daily basis, including sales.

Skills:

·Strongly motivated to achieve optimal results

·Ability to manage multiple projects and assignments

·Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

·Proficient in Microsoft Office and Social Media

Summary

I am recent graduate from Purdue University with a degree in Communication with hopes of one day working in the Communications or Marketing fields. I currently work for North Coast Distributing, who specializes in distributing MillerCoors products all across Northern Indiana. I am a very ambitious and hard working person who loves a good challenge. I'm always up for a little competition, I believe that it improves my work and brings out the best in me. I have a passion for sports and will always be interested in them. Overall, I'm just looking forward to what life brings me and to live my life to the fullest. 

Work History

Work History
Jan 2012 - Present

Merchandiser

North Coast Distributing

·Move beer products from backroom to shelves and/or displays.

·Maintain and organize back stock in an efficient and organized manor.

·Rotate products as necessary to ensure quality.

·Communicate with clients to address service needs

·Math and Creative skills gained while building holiday displays.

Aug 2010 - Dec 2010

Marketing Associate

Hanna Community Center

Worked in the creative branch of the marketing department. Helped create flyers, posters, and the cover of the program for their 2011 Ebony & Ivory Ball. Also presented the materials to the community center, in which they were very pleased.

May 2008 - Aug 2008

Garden Associate

The Home Depot

Worked in the garden department helping customers and taking care of the department. I would often restock shelves and water plants before the doors opened. Once the store opened, I was responsible for helping customers with whatever they needed, from loading bricks onto pallets or taking them to a product they desired. Also, I answered the phone to any customers that inquired about a product. 

May 2007 - Aug 2007

Warehouse Associate

Circuit City

Loaded and unloaded customers merchandise into their vehicles on a daily basis. Also unloaded the truck that came in the mornings with product. I also kept the warehouse clean and safe after every closing of the store. Also helped on the floor whenever help was needed.

Education

Education