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EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts Degree, Central College, Pella, IA May


2010
Communication Studies Major, Psychology and Spanish Mino
rs
Cumulative GPA: 3.7, Magna Cum Laude, Dean’s List
WORK EXPERIENCE
Chicago Semester, Chicago, IL, Internship Coordinator As
sistant, September 2010-present
· Be in contact with students by phone or email as needed.
· Work with students to revise resumes as necessary.
· Enter data into Access.
· Help write newsletter in Constant Contact program.
· Use creativity in identifying sites to contact with proposals.
· Assist with preparation of proposal mailing and follow-up.
· Assist in preparing for orientation week (January 17 – 21).
· Work with Internship Coordinator and Internship/Program Associate to fin
d
internships for Spring 2011 students.
Invisible Records, Chicago, IL, Event Planning & Marketing, September 2010-prese
nt
· Work with various organizations, venues & conventions to book events.
· Put together CEO Martin Atkins’ itinerary for speaking event tours – includi
ng trips abroad (Germany, UK, Canada, etc.). Work with team to pitch and coordin
ate leads for events (Tour:Smart seminars, CD release parties, gallery showings,
SXSW), route the tour, negotiate fees, coordinate with hosting venues, and mana
ge tour merchandise sales. Generally organizing two to three events/day when CE
O is on the road. On top of that, managing all the marketing, PR, and promotion
for each event.
· Write blogs & develop relationships with other Music Industry 2.0 sites.
Make friends with community members and build fanbase. Run twitter accounts.
Work with social media sites includingblogs, Twitter, Facebook, Myspace, Hootsui
te, Sendible, etc.
· Coordinate weekend seminars we hold at label’s location – book speakers, mak
e the schedule, coordinate catering, etc.
Victory Records, Chicago, IL, Marketing & Sales Assistant, January 2010-May 2010
· Worked on a small marketing team in the marketing/sales department.
· Pulled research information from a variety of sources and media outlets
to create and keep up-to-date marketing plans to optimize promoting the label’s ar
tists.
· Learned to utilize and navigate databases and business software systems.
· Worked with various retailers/businesses to sell the Victory Records pro
duct: artists & their music.Called different retailers to ensure they had the co
mpany’s product in stock. This also included using social media tools such as blog
s, Twitter, Facebook, Myspace, etc. to get the Victory product sold/to promote c
onsumer awareness. Assisted in making sales calls to prospective clients.
Waypoint Services, Cedar Rapids, IA, Substitute Teacher, July 2009-July 2010
· Filled in for absent teachers, working with children ages infant through
6 years old.
· Worked as a team member of 4 to plan and led activities with the childre
n.

Central College, Pella, IA, Communication Department Tutor, August 2008-May 2010
· Worked with students by helping them prepare papers and tests for classe
s.
· Led group study sessions.
Central College, Pella, IA, Student Services Assistant, August 2006-May 2010
· Distributed information and promote Student Activities Center/Student Pr
ogramming.
· Communicated with, booked and promoted bands that performed at the colle
ge.
TrueNorth, Cedar Rapids, IA Human Resources Department Assistant, June-August 20
08
· Scanned employee files and other important documents into the PaperWise
computer program. Categorized files once they are in the PaperWise program.
· Did tasks for supervisors as needed.
WordsInMotion/Kim Ketelsen, Marion, IA, Editing Assistant, July 2006- December 2
007
· Filmed, edited and transcribed interviews for the “Marion Educational Syst
em History”.

STUDY ABROAD
Central College Abroad, Bangor, Wales, Spring 2009
· Studied Media Production, Welsh History and Biology.
· Participated in Outdoor Pursuits which involved teamwork, physical chall
enge, and working beyond one’s comfort zone.
· Developed problem-solving skills and adaptability through travel to & na
vigation of various countries and interactions with non-English speaking people.
SKILLS
· Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher and Adob
e Photoshop
· Pinnacle Studio 8.0 Video Editing
ACTIVITIES
· Band Promotion/Publicity 2008-2010
· Central College Radio 2008-2010
· Central College Service Learning/Volunteering 2006-2010
· Central College Newspaper 2008-2009
· Central College Drama 2006-2009
· Central College Yearbook 2006-2008