Melissa Kurtis

  • Forest Hills US-NY
Melissa Kurtis

Interest

Graphic design, web development, music development, piano, learning something new everyday, playing trivia for a good cause on freerice.com.

Summary

I look forward to continuing my professional path in marketing and media and bring success to my future employer.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2008 - May 2010

Marketing Project Manager

Stroheim & Romann, Inc.
  • Conceptualized designed, and oversaw completion of promotional items for new fabric collections. Items were constantly requested by sales team and customers.
  • Created advertisements and editorials which captured the eye of the consumer and enhanced sales.
  • Supervised photography layouts and all aesthetics for company fabric books giving them a fresher and more modernized look for today's market.
  • Designed, installed, and managed booths for Hospitality Trade Show Expositions which allowed us to create new client relationships and successfully show our current client base our new products.
  • Archived all photography and multimedia material in order to expedite projects.
Feb 2007 - Jun 2008

Assistant to the VP of Sales

Stroheim & Romann, Inc.
  • Collected sales reports and generated excel spreadsheets to allow VP of sales to monitor all numeric activity.
  • Organized all functions for VP of sales.
  • Coordinated nationwide sales meetings, i.e. travel arrangements for nationwide sales team, booking hotel rooms, compiling sales manual and corresponding with hotel and regional managers to organize details. Every meeting resulted in a happy sales team which further resulted in happy clients.
Sep 2005 - May 2006

Administrative Assistant

Queens College Media Department
  • Carried out all administrative functions for Media Studies Department including organization of department records and reports, prepared spreadsheets, and assisted with any necessary clerical duties.
  • Maintained good relationship with students in order to make them feel more comfortable asking for help.
Jun 2004 - Aug 2004

Production Coordinator

KPI Productions
  • Organized incoming scripts / transcriptions while developing rapport with producers and transcribers to better enhance the working environment.
  • Archived videos which allowed team to lay out each episode in an organized fashion.
  • Carried out any other administrative duties required for the producers of the television programs Profiles of Courage and Profiles of Survival aired on the Outdoor Life Network in August 2004.
  • Was an integral factor in helping meet the deadline of an August 2004 air date with an entertaining and favorable outcome.
Sep 2003 - May 2004

Transcriber

KPI Productions
  • Transcribed interviews for documentary series’ aired on History and Discovery channels.
Sep 2003 - May 2004

Website Development Liaison

North Shore LIJ Hospital
  • Coordinated with web developer to keep LIJ’s Forest Hills branch website up-to-date.
  • Performed research and gathered pertinent information from all medical departments.

Education

Education
Jun 2006

Bachelor's Degree

Queens College
  • Graduated with honors in Media Studies 
  • Dean's List for four semesters

Skills

Skills

Protools

Adobe Illustrator, Flash and Dreamweaver

Adobe Photoshop

Microsoft Office Suite