Lisa Benway

  • Greater Chicago Area, IL
Lisa Benway

Summary

Hi, my name is Lisa Benway.  I am innovative, tech-savvy, and proficient in brand building tools.  My goal is to find a position where I can utilize a combination of my communication skills and creative drive.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2015 - Aug 2015

Digital Content Marketing Intern | BMO Harris Bank

Chicago, IL
  • Executed Adobe Illustrator design skills to create 10 unique graphic elements for the team's Your Financial Life (YFL) customer engagement websites (U.S. andCanada).
  • Built a new photo library for use by the Digital Content Team containing more than 300 photos aligned with the company's brand guidelines for use on YFL.
  • Supported QA testing of three newly launched YFL sites containing more than 200 articles each; became proficient with Word Press; made enhancements to all pages, such as formatting, SEO and graphic placement.
  • Generated SEO and URL's for more than 30 articles to be published on YFL.
  • Led the creation of a Lunch & Learn presentation outlining the role of the Digital Content team; interviewed 15 team members, compiled a 19-slidedeck — complete with a custom infographic outlining the customer journey — and presented to 50 members of the U.S. Marketing team, including leadership.
  • Co-planned with fellow interns a networking event for the U.S. Marketing team (100+ individuals), researching and booking a venue, marketing the event, planning event activities, and ensuring successful day-of execution.
Mar 2015 - Aug 2015

Brand Ambassador | Signature Marketing, Inc.

Normal & Chicago, IL
  • Promoted a variety of merchandise at top-performing retail locations, interacting with potential customers to share the value-add of specific products.
  • Executed proficient interpersonal communication and presentation skills to accurately and confidently convey product knowledge.
  • Achieved successful sales of 10+ product units at each of more than 20 events.
Oct 2013 - Dec 2013

College Marketing Intern | Lulu Application

Normal, IL
  • Selected as one of just 10 on-campus intern for Lulu, one of the fastest growing and most popular dating apps within the App Store and Google Play.
  • Increased awareness of the Lulu app by drafting and sharing engaging Tweets and Facebook posts design to acquire new users on campus. 
May 2014 - Aug 2014

Waitress | Harry's of Arlington

Arlington Heights, IL
  • Determined to make every customer's experience great and address their needs.
  • Assisted in organizing large group parties including graduations and business gatherings.
Oct 2013 - May 2014

Waitress | Bloomington Country Club

Bloomington, IL
  • Interacted with members and their guests, communicated with managers to ensure that guests' needs were met.
  • Collaborated with team members to organize large parties and weddings consisting of over 300 people.
May 2011 - Jan 2014

Sales Associate & Brand Representative | Gilly Hicks

Schaumburg, IL

Assigned to represent the brand and cosh new employees as well as aid in personal shopping for customers.

Portfolio

Education

Education
2015

B.Sc

Illinois State University

Major: Integrated Marketing and Communications