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Winston Alexander Conklin Winston.Conklin@gmail.com (779) 537-6459 Chicago, IL Objective

A marketing position with a progressive and well-rounded organization that will allow me to utilize my marketing skills and further develop my abilities of the trade.

Industry Experience

Threshold Nation at Burrell Communication, Chicago, IL Advertising Intern, (May 2010-August 2010)  Psychographic and quantitative research on potential clients  Attended conference meetings with Iconoculture to extend knowledge of consumer research  Developed a better understanding of the agency environment Dreams for Kids, Chicago, IL Promotions Intern, (March 2010-May 2010)  Researched potential donors for organization  Organized and set up promotions with donors

Highlights of Qualifications

Computer Experience: Basic SEO, Microsoft office, MRI+, SMM

Personal Skills:  Superb verbal and written communication skills  Dependability  Works well with diverse individuals  Excellent navigational skills & sense of direction Education

Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL Bachelor of Arts: Marketing Communication Major Anticipated Date of Graduation: May 2011 Fall 2009 & Spring 2010: Dean’s List Cumulative GPA: 3.7 Past & Current Course Work: AAF’s National Student Advertising Competition 2011 AAF Member AAF Columbia College Chapter – Vice President Media Planning, Interactive Advertising, Consumer Behavior, Marketing Research, Global Public Relations, Ad Workshop, Public Relations Presentation Skills

Work Experience

Whole Foods Market, Chicago, IL Prepared Foods Team Member, (May 2010-Present)  Deliver superior customer service  Prepare food for chef’s case

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