533 Bristol Way, Cary, IL, 60013 Cell: 847-910-1083 Christinegriesmaier@gmail.com
I am seeking an entry level position in the digital media sector of advertising in which my creative, organizational, and interpersonal communication, skills are needed to work effectively with a team.
Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Relations, May 2010 Minor in Marketing
Initiated, planned, and implemented a dance marathon to benefit Misercordia and raised $1,500. Member of PRSSA since 2007
Professional Experience in the Marketing Communication Industry BVK, Westmont, IL and Milwaukee, WI Account Service Intern, May 2009-Present -Created a 3 minute iMovie for a National client to use in national presentation. -Traffic as many as 5 projects a week, which includes ensuring accuracy of project while maintaining deadlines. -Contribute and participate in the coordination and production of client projects such as vignettes, inserts, advertisements, commercials, and radio spots by proofreading, offering input, providing feedback, and ensuring quality work is presented to the client. -Compiled a dozen extensive competitor analyses for client research. -Constantly contributing to the process of bringing concepts to life and witnessing how advertising affects clients and consumers. Marquette Spirit Shop, Milwaukee, WI Student Manager, 2007-Present -Launched and facilitate MUSSâ€™s Twitter and Facebook platforms and engage the 200 plus fans and followers. -Created a 30 second commercial promoting the Spirit Shop -Train an average of 5 employees a year on tasks including the operation of the cash registers. - Act as a Marquette University ambassador to prospective students who visit the store -Ensure that customer service standards are being met at all times. -Delegate and manage work flow amongst sales associates and stock associates making effective use of payroll. -Ensure that operational standards are maintained including store visuals, cleanliness and daily operations tasks. -Responsible for cash handling and cash/media accountability at the end of every shift. -Learning the value in customer service and how important it is to smile. Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI Media Relations Intern, January 2009-May 2009 -Compiled Public Relations reports for 10 different exhibits. -Logged 30 plus Google Alerts every day which culminate into a weekly report. -Scan, organize, and log 20 plus press clippings received from Cision daily. -Contacted local press and pitch upcoming events and exhibits as well as confirming attendance. -Assisted in materializing and executing museum sponsored events and press previews. -Experienced the way art can move people and what a powerful marketing tool it can be in the community. Coco Company, Rolling Meadows, IL Executive Assistant, Summer 2007 & 2008 -Performed daily operations such as answering phones, emails, faxing, and customer service. -Completed a new 10 page catalog for the company using InDesign. -Created and maintained new company database of 1,000 clients and vendor contacts using ACT database . -Organized and executed the largest mailing in company history which included 800 customers. -Placed sales calls which generated a 20 percent increase in new business.
-Learned how to give the client what they want when they want it. Skills
Experience in InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, ACT Database, Businessworks, and Advantage