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Work experience

Dec 2009Present

Lead Military Admissions Counselor

Ashford University
  • Conduct student appointments to disseminate course and program information to new students
  • Verify enrollment status and ensure students are eligible for admissions
  • Support student through first class, including attendance compliance
  • Recruit students into the undergraduate programs by calling prospective students
May 2009Aug 2009

Marketing Assistant

Finlay Properties
  • Performed apartment market research
  • Built sales leads database
  • Created marketing correspondences for management division of organization
  • Promoted a for sale property through creation and distribution of flyers and other materials
  • Assisted the President/CEO with various administrative tasks
Mar 2008Dec 2008

Marketing Representative

Pen Air Federal Credit Union
  • Acted as branch liaison and select employee group coordinator
  • Arranged company-sponsored events and promotions
  • Contributed advertising campaign concepts and artwork
  • Organized high school credit union initiative, including design of logo and marketing materials
  • Conducted market research, including focus groups for product and service development
  • Composed award entries, press releases, newsletters, tracking reports and budget spreadsheets
Oct 2006Sep 2007

Marketing Promotions Coordinator

United Supermarkets
  • Developed and organized promotions, including vendor, media and company promotions
  • Managed the development and distribution of promotional materials
  • Generated content ideas for ads and managed assignments to partner advertising agencies
  • Assisted with other marketing projects as needed
Feb 2006May 2006

Advertising and Marketing Intern

London Sport Magazine
  • Researched and wrote for the May 2006 issue of the magazine
  • Helped raise the monthly distribution of the magazine by 25,000 copies
  • Handled marketing distribution feedback and contest entries
  • Raised awareness of the publication at sporting exhibitions
May 2005Dec 2005

Marketing Intern

Alamosa PCS (Sprint PCS affiliate)
  • Conducted market research
  • Created advertising comparison spreadsheets and presentations
  • Assessed weekly print ads in each market
  • Oversaw company sales contests
Aug 2004Dec 2004

Performance Improvement Office Intern

  • Communicated the requirements for Joint Commissions Accreditation throughout the organization
  • Planned and executed methods of internal communication
  • Designed posters for display in the Health Sciences Center and University Medical Center

Education

Aug 2002May 2006

Bachelor of Arts

  • Minors in Marketing and Spanish
  • Graduated summa cum laude
  • Member of the Honors College
  • Member of Tech Advertising Federation
  • Member of Pi Delta Alpha - Mass Communications organization

Community Activities

  • HSL-49 Officers' Spouses' Club President
  • Junior Achievement volunteer
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Team In Training volunteer
  • Jacksonville Humane Society volunteer
  • Pace and Santa Rosa County Chamber of Commerce member
  • Navy League of the United States member
  • Teacher of adult GED classes
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association Fundraising Event Coordinator
  • Carpenter Kids volunteer – an after-school program for inner-city elementary school children
  • Upward Basketball coach for a first and second grade girls’ team and a fifth and sixth grade boys’ team

References

Jenna Harper

Patty Veal

Karla Weatherly

Chris Finlay

Jerry Shelton

Creative Samples

Letters of Recommendation

Skills

Adobe Creative Software
Photoshop Illustrator InDesign
Microsoft Office
Word Excel PowerPoint Outlook Publisher

Writing Samples

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