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Melissa Katharine Tally



To gain a marketing position where I can contribute strong marketing skills and experience. 


Aug 2013May 2017

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Appalachian State University 


GPA: 3.75

Work experience

Nov 2012Dec 2014

Sales Associate

The Country Bookshop

- Sold and recommended books to customers

- Ran a cash register

- Shelved books

- Assisted with customer service

- Designed sidewalk advertisements to inform customers of upcoming events

Aug 2014Oct 2014

Resident Assistant

Appalachian State University

- Mentored a floor of 44 first year students

- Assisted residents with conflicts by acting as a mediator and providing emotional support

- Created a welcoming environment on the floor by having an open-door policy

- Helped residents transition to life in college by providing them with resources to get involved

May 2014Aug 2014


Eastwood Tennis Academy

- Helped instruct a tennis camp of 20 elementary and middle school students

- Participated in fitness activities by stretching and participating in drills and match play with the campers

Relevant Experience

Graphic Design Intern (May 2012- August 2012)

        - Created Advertisements for The Pinestraw Magazine 

        - Participated in photo shoots by suggesting different locations and angles to the                                 photographer

         - Designed page layouts for advertisements for local businesses

Parent-2-Parent (August 2013- October 2013)

        - Planned a 5K race with classmates to raise money to benefit Parent-2-Parent

        - Created flyers to hand in local businesses to advertise for the race

        - Assembled race day packets that were given out to participants


Dean's List:

        January 2014- May 2014

        August 2014- December 2014

Chancellor's List:

        August 2013- December 2013


Club Tennis, Appalachian State University (August 2013- Present)

                   - Participated in weekly practices

                   - Competed against other schools