JOSH CHAPMAN Communications Specialist
Richmond, Virginia. 931.551.5195 [email@example.com]
As a recent graduate from Virginia Commonwealth University, I am currently seeking an advertising agency position with account management. My goal is to work in a creative, challenging and fun environment where I can become a beneficial team member, build executive-level relationships and manage the daily work flow of simultaneous projects to ensure deliverables are completed on time, on budget and on strategy.
Pinnacle Performance LLC
Advertising Intern Collaborate in the development and promoting of a new concept and website Development of content strategy for social media, website, and blog 2012-Present
Work Horse Student Agency
Strategic Specialist Lead strategist for a first of its kind start up ad agency managed exclusively by students Develop and implement creative briefs that lead the way to creative development for various organizations within VCU (e.g. VCU Red Cross) 2003-2008
United States Army
Ft. Campbell, K.Y.
Infantry Team Leader Served as a team leader while deployed overseas during Operation Iraqi Freedom Led small teams to carry out high-priority objectives with minimal room for failure Forecasted and adjusted decisions in a high pressure environment Analyzed and communicated clearly with superiors about the best possible ways of achieving objectives Seasonal 2001-2003
River Runners Retreat Inc.
Bryson City, N.C.
Head Tour Guide Organized and planned group trips for as many as 95 participants at a time Supervised and positioned staff members effectively to ensure smooth operation Incorporated creative activities into trips while pursuing a passion for the outdoors
Virginia Commonwealth University
B.S. Mass Communications Strategic Advertising Minor: General Business Major GPA: 3.5
Interests Aside from analyzing and interpreting advertising work, I enjoy tearing up the local mountain bike trails
around the Richmond area as well as paddling the rapids of the James River in my kayak. I’m an active member of the Richmond Lions Rugby team and am always up for new challenges. I believe in surrounding myself with fun, positive, and creative individuals.