Kyrstin R. Corliss

Cell: 603.548.2879  •

Summary of Qualifications & Skills

Excellent communication skills and customer interaction skills
Proven collaboration and motivation skills in a business setting
Able to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines
Strong research and analytical skills
Time management and organizational skills
Dedicated and dependable


Champlain College, Burlington, VT Bachelor of Science Degree in Business, Class of 2012

Received the Dean’s scholarship all four years
Studied abroad in Dublin, Ireland during the 2010 Fall semester

Professional Experience

37 CENTRAL, Woodstock, VT December 2014 – November 2015

Sales & Marketing

Buying and pricing strategy, daily sales, and inventory counts
Assisted with marketing initiatives
social media, monthly incentives, promotions

National Life Group, Montpelier, VT August 2012-November 2014

Marketing & Conference Specialist December 2013-November 2014

Dual reporting role with shared responsibilities to the 2VP of Marketing and the 2VP of Recognition & Conferences
Involved in the planning process and execution of creative, cost effective conferences and events to ensure continual improvement and quality customer service
Developed marketing materials in support of meetings and events
Assisted with all logistical details including travel/transportation, lodging, room set-up, audio visual, food & beverage, etc. for meetings
Created and tracked reports to manage registration, expenses, and budgets; created and processed invoices
Created a promotional marketing piece for Life Insurance Awareness Month 2014
material was used on our website and an HTML email communication was sent out to our Field (all Career & Independent agents, RVPs, Key Accounts, Sales Desk)
Assisted with developing a more efficient internal meeting communication document which is distributed to all departments involved in execution prior to the start of a conference/meeting
Frequent use and experience with SalesForce, Signup4, and Accent Travel reporting
In charge of the reservation for use of all trade show materials for our employees, agencies, and/or agents
Human Resource Administrator / Recruiting Associate August 2012-December 2013

Owned execution and administration of National Life Group’s 2013 Summer Internship Program
Received a KUDOS award for work on the program – presented the award by our CEO and Chief People Officer at quarterly all employee meeting
Point of contact to all managers and candidates for the Internship Program
Attended all career fairs and college recruiting events
Coordinated onsite interview event bringing in 50-60 candidates for managers to conduct a “round-robin” interview event with the students
Lead all recruiting efforts for students including resume review, scheduling interviews, preparing offer letters, conducting background checks, etc.
Processed 34 interns to start in the summer of 2013
Organized student team projects, lunch & learn series, and meetings with executives throughout the 10 week program
Processed quarterly grant statements for the state of Vermont
Assisted Recruiting Manager with recruiting efforts from January to October 2013
Coordinated online requisition process; post jobs internally and externally on National Life Group’s website and relevant job boards
Coordinated online application process; scheduled all interviews between candidates and hiring managers including complete interview agendas; coordinated candidate travel and expense reimbursement
Prepared offer letters and new hire processing for onboarding; coordinated internal offer letter process for Business Partner and Manager approvals; maintained new hire information into internal systems
Managed online background check program; processed new hires
Processed all Employee Action Forms and status/salary changes
Managed Job Description Project
Performed all data entry and reporting required for implementation of Halogen Job Description project initiative desired by CEO for an end result by December 2012.
Ensured Business Partners and entire Human Resource department hit 2012 objectives – targeted completion rate of 75% – outstanding actual completion rate of 93%.

US Department of Agriculture, Colchester, VT January 2012-May 2012

(Natural Resources Conservation Service)

Administrative Assistant / Support for Public Affairs (OA) GS-­0318-­04

Worked directly under the Executive Assistant to the Vermont State Conservationist
Gained experience and acquired vast knowledge regarding Governmental operation and security
Provided administrative support – increasing office efficiency; responded to calls and visitors; prepared reports and correspondence; scheduled appointments; performed inventory counts and purchasing
Supported public affairs by proofing documents and publications that go out at the state level (act as the public affairs editor
Reviewed, edited and updated the VT NRCS website
Assisted Programs staff with specific ongoing projects including FRPP (Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program) audit initiative; reviewed FRPP Conservation Easement files including Soil Conservation Agreements, Contingent Rights, Grants of Development, and Option to Purchase contracts
Successfully learned the various financial assistance programs available to farmers/landowners through the USDA NRCS, including the processes necessary to implement each
Participated and recorded meeting minutes and action items
In charge of the system of national directives – assisted with distributing information and actions to appropriate state-level leadership staff, and tracked outcomes of actions on the shared access database
Had key contribution in Hurricane Irene Recovery Efforts; actively participated in Irene Recovery Partners Committee discussion and created a database to record all agricultural damage assessment forms

Spirit of Ethan Allen, Burlington, VT August 2011-December 2011

Marketing and Event Coordinating Intern

Worked under Director of Sales & Marketing, gained valuable experience in marketing and event coordination with hands on experiences to capture the complete scope of business
Observing the end result of public sales and charter contract sales, billing, and completion (learning the business end to end process)
Having key contribution to the 2012 Strategic Business and Marketing Plan

Olive Garden, Burlington VT August 2009-September 2011

To-Go Specialist/Hostess

Avid Traveler

Baseball and basketball sports fan

I enjoy snowboarding, hiking, camping, and mainly the outdoors