Work experience

Work experience
Jan 2008 - Nov 2009

Assistant Account Executive

Mastermind Marketing, Inc.

•    Serve as a daily contact for top account in agency •    Develop and implement client budgets and project timelines•    Coordinate project deliverables amongst several departments•    Set up and manage vendors related to multiple projects•    Oversee implementation of day-to-day tasks on active programs•    Update and present weekly client participation reports for current promotions

Sample Project Work: 2008 GreenSummit Tradeshow•    Served on management team for sustainability conference and tradeshow•    Secured multi-level sponsorships and exhibitor space •    Wrote press releases and copy points for marketing materials •    Collaborated with core staff and volunteers around daily event planning tasks  •    Communicated event purpose with event speakers, exhibitors, sponsors, and attendees •    Managed website development including weekly event updates •    Onsite show management during two-day sold out event that drew 5,000+ attendees

May 2007 - Aug 2007

Professional Server

•    Employed as a summer season staff member at a world-renowned resort and member of The Leading Hotels of the World since 1999•    Selected as a member of the premier events team to lead in the orchestration of hotel events, weddings, and corporate functions

May 2006 - Aug 2006

Marketing Intern

Trilogy Marketing Inc.

•    Promoted the launch of a new travel magazine, Romantic Destinations, through demographic research, e-mail    campaigns, and press releases •    Daily copy writing, proof reading, and correspondence with magazine advertisers•    Assisted in editorial calendar planning for upcoming issues of Southern Bride Magazine    Sample Project Work: Southern Bride’s “A Wedding and a Wish” Charity Reception        •    Organized both a live and silent auction for community charity event •    Planned the event in conjunction with co-sponsor and charitable organization •    Secured in-kind donations of wedding items from over thirty local businesses •    The event raised more than $45,000 in donations for The Make A Wish Foundation


Aug 2003 - May 2007

Bachelor of Business Administration

The University of Georgia

•    Overall GPA: 3.74/4.0  Honors:

•    Magna Cum Laude Graduate•    PTA Scholarship recipient•    The National Society of Collegiate Scholars•    Golden Key National Honor Society•    Hope Scholarship recipient, 4 years •    Dean’s List, 7 semesters

Globis Study Abroad Program, Verona, Italy    Summer 2005  •    Completed courses in Business Ethics, Global Issues, and seminars on Italian language and culture

Ugazine, Staff Writer, Athens, GA    Fall 2006 •    Furnished an article for the fall issue of the student magazine entitled “UGA Undiscovered” about mysterious places on campus



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