Summary

Spencer Bisgaard is currently attending Portland State University where he is studying Communication and Public Relations.He is expected to graduate at the end of March 2010.He carries with him an impressive 3.54 GPA within the Communication department.At the end of March, Spencer is planning on obtaining a job or internship with a Public Relations firm in the Northwest region.He is open for relocation once he completes his second degree. Spencer already has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Oregon where he majored in English.His degree in English has allowed him to master the fundamentals of written prose. His degree from the University of Oregon coupled with his Communication degree from Portland State University will make him a great addition to any team.

During his time at the University of Oregon, Spencer volunteered many hours with theHead Start of Lane County program in Eugene, OR.More recently, he has volunteered as a chaperone at the Personal Best Leadership Camp at the 2008 Olympic Trials sponsored by Nike in Eugene, OR.Spencer has also been a substitute S.M.A.R.T (Start Making A Reader Today) reader in Beaverton, OR, and also volunteered at the 2009 Northwest Youth Career Expo in Portland, OR.

In his spare time, Spencer enjoys spending time with his family and friends, participating in any and all sports, reading non-fiction, attending professional and collegiate sporting events, and being a self proclaimed circus clown which includes juggling, juggling fire torches, riding a unicycle, and of course riding the unicycle while juggling.

At this point in his life, Spencer aspires to graduate with his second Bachelors degree and would like to jump into a fast paced career as a public relations practitioner.His dream job is to become the Director of Public Relations for a Professional Sports team; either in the MLB or NBA, but is a fan of all sports. 

Work History

Work History
Jul 2009 - Present

Assistant Talent Scout Intern

Minnesota Twins
  • As an Intern, I am responsible for helping the Area Scout evaluate and manage professional baseball talent here in the Northwest. I maintain professional relationships with athletes, coaches, family members, and faculty as defined by the Minnesota Twins and Major League Baseball. 
Sep 2008 - Jun 2009

Customer Service/Reception

Nike
  • As a receptionist I was responsible for responding to phone inquires, responding to emails, organizing excel spreadsheets all while regulating access into the Employee Store. In Customer Service, I am responsible for knowing store policies, products, and handling all returns and item inquiries. 
Nov 2007 - Jun 2009

Sales Associate

Nike

  • Being a cashier at the Employee Store, I acted as a brand ambassador, and was responsible for being efficient as well as leaving the customer with a positive lasting impression with the brand. Also responsible for collecting data and taking customer concerns and working closely with management to improve store policy, and the overall experience customers received in the store.
Feb 2006 - Sep 2007

Club Salesman

Fiddler's Green Golf Course

  • This position has allowed me to prove excellence in customer service, ability to absorb a vast amount of information in a short period of time. Taught me interpersonal communication with the consumers, and group communication with staff and fellow team members to help increase revenue, brand recognition and brand loyalty.

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Associated Press Writing

Google Applications

Juggling

Customer Relations

Social Media

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Powerpoint