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Lisa Benway

Digital Content Marketing Intern at BMO Harris Bank


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 experience

Jun 2015Aug 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 2015Aug 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 2013Dec 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 2014Aug 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 2013May 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 2011Jan 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.


Here is a look at my work from my internship this past summer at BMO Harris Bank where I supported the Digital Content team in various projects.




Illinois State University

Major: Integrated Marketing and Communications