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Alexandra.Compton2@gmail.com  2840 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657 (317) 418 - 2743

OBJECTIVE Motivated fashion business major with problem solving and communication skills, as well as experience in event management.

EDUCATION Ball State University Journalism Scholars Program participant Member of Ball Bearings Magazine staff Columbia College Chicago Anticipated Graduation Fall 2013 Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Business & PR   EXPERIENCE

Susan Wheeler Design Assistant/Intern September 2013 – Current Designed covers for media kits, managed Constant Contact and sent out e-mails to fashion magazines and trade shows, assessed inventory before and after trunk and trade shows, oversaw communication between freelancers and designer

Yelp Chicago

Intern March 2013 – July 2013 Marketed and promoted the company through events, planned Yelp Elite events, built up contacts through networking during events, built up their social media by starting and managing the Instagram account, promoted the company by tweeting each week about the Weekly Yelp

Bernard Martin  Catou Wear/Midwest Fashion Week

Intern January 2010 – July 2012 Introduced a public relations plan, oversaw different events during MFW, built up contacts by researching and creating a strategy for MFW

Nake Nula Wuan  Columbia College Chicago

Event Coordinator/Street Team Manager November 2011 – April 2012


Alexandra Compton

Oversaw the street team, delegated tasks to team members, promoted the event with innovative ideas, worked the event, created and hung posters around Chicagoland area

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