GEORGINA OGIRRI 174 W 137th St., Apt. #20 New York, NY, 10030 413.262.7254 email@example.com Decemeber 11, 2013 Addressee’s Name Professional Title Company Name Mailing Address City, State, & Zip Dear Mr./Mrs./Hiring Manager, Hello, my name is Georgina Ogirri, and it is with great interest and enthusiasm that I am applying for the Social Media Marketing Intern Position with Spark Labs Inc.. I am currently a senior majoring in Strategic Design and Management at Parsons, The New School for Design. To date, I have taken Design, Innovation, Research & Development Methods, Marketing, International Business, New Product Development, and Entrepreneurship courses, which has incorporated research, design and development, branding, marketing, advertising, and communication. Given my related knowledge and experience, I believe my skills are an ideal match for this position. My resume and portfolio have been submitted for your review. My Qualifications: • • • • • •
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – verbal and written; always keep a positive attitude and appearance. Strong graphic/communication design background with exceptional knowledge of visualization, organization, type, color, hierachy, and layouts. Strong marketing and finance background with exceptional knowledge of markets, business practices, and trade regulations. Skilled at learning new concepts quickly, working well under pressure, and communicating ideas clearly and effectively. Excellent research skills learned and harvested through research and development classes at Parsons The New School for Design. Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, as well as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, which has led to excellent computer and graphic, but more importantly organizational and visual, skills. Self-taught as well as learned through YouTube tutorials and visualization/communication design classes at Parsons The New School for Design.
A Social Media Marketing Intern Position with Spark Labs Inc. would be an excellent learning experience to furthermore develop my skills in the field of business with a creative focus, as well as an opportunity to receive hands on experience with successful professionals. If chosen for this position, I am available to start work as early as Monday, September 23rd. I am open to work Mondays and Tuesdays, and on Fridays any time after 2PM. I am also available to work weekends any time if needed. Please feel free to contact me anytime by phone at (413)-262-7254 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. I appreciate you taking the time to review my credentials and experience. I look forward to hearing back from you. Sincerely,
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Aldo, Springfield, MA SALES ASSOCIATE Provide excellent customer service. Achieve daily sales goals. Ensure daily readiness of sales floor. Merchandising and ensure proper storage of additional inventory. Greet and assist customers in selection of products. Complete regular sales transactions involving cash and credit. Perform additional duties as assigned by store manager and assistant manager.
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Macintosh and PC platforms Word, Excel, Keynote InDesign Adobe Illustrator English & Spanish (bilingual) Time management. Organized. Self-Motivated.
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