To work in a position where I can fully utilize my marketing, promotion, and sales skills while expressing my passion and profound knowledge of the music industry. As a team player, I am able to integrate and adapt effective people, situations, and work environment.
B.A. in Global Affairs, Concentration in Global Economy & Management, December 2012
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Relevant coursework includes: Legal Environment of Business, Public Speaking, Spreadsheet Apps for Business, Principles of Marketing, Business in American Society, Managing People and Organizations
A.S. in Business Administration, Cum Laude, December 2010
Thomas Nelson Community College, Hampton, VA
Writer, Stoney Roads, Washington, DC, February 2014 – Present
As a site contributor, kept up-to-date on the electronic music industry by writing articles on artist relation, conducting interviews, and conducting new release album/song reviews. Writing, editing, formatting, and accurately posting stories on the organization’s main social media channel. Maintain awareness of industry trends and the competitive landscape, including social media best practices, campaigns, emerging social tools, etc.
Assistant General Merchandise Manager, Barnes & Noble College, Fairfax, VA, December 2012 – Present
Analyzed financial reports, data, and inventory-control software along with developing PowerPoint presentations, excel spreadsheets, and executive level summaries for analytic operations. As a key member of a team of logistics professionals, balancing cash draws, preparing daily deposits, developing, coordinating, and implementing logistical plans was complete on a daily basis. Monitored sales history of various products to maximize efficiency of retail space while securing the best goods for the lowest cost of the company. Multitasked in a fast paced environment. Reviews all submitted invoices for proper documentation, batches and enters invoices in Accounts Payable system, maintains vendor files, and responsible for maintenance of all merchandise A/P files
Enumerator, U.S. Census Bureau, Williamsburg, VA, April 2010 – June 2010
Conducted interviews independently with residents and documented demographic and economic data in assigned areas by following stringent guidelines and confidentiality laws. Planned, coordinated, evaluated, and interpreted necessary steps to obtain proper information for over 75 clients.
Sales Associate, Bed, Bath, and Beyond, Williamsburg, VA, November 2010 – January 2011
Marketed merchandise to improve sales and provided information to clients. Handled cash transactions and daily reconciled receipts. Recognized and rewarded for meeting daily sales goals, December 2010.
· Pledge Trainer, Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity, George Mason University, Fall 2012
· Active member of Volunteer Fairfax, participating in over 50 hours of community service per month
Effective leadership and communication skills, both verbal and written; dependability; problem solving under pressure; basic principles of budgeting; ability to determine priorities and organize work to complete tasks in a timely fashion; computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; strong online social networking skills; Wordpress; conversational ability in French and Spanish