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Okawville, Illinois, 62271, United States
March 10, 2011

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Kayla Breanne Barkau

618-***-**** *** Cypress Lane Okawville, IL 62271

Objective My objective in applying for a position with your company is to

bring my strong work ethic as well as my project experience

as a public relations, marketing and sales professional. My

past experiences were enhanced by the knowledge and skills

acquired from my college career, all of which would prove

beneficial to your company. Growing up in a farming

community, I feel I would be a great asset to your company.

Education Bachelor of Science in Speech Communications Aug 2008 -

May 2010

Emphasis in Public Relations

Minor in Marketing

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale Illinois

Associates Degree Aug 2006 -

May 2008

Kaskaskia College, Centralia Illinois


Experience St. Louis Rams Cheerleader

April 2010- Present

St. Louis, MO

. Will perform at all St. Louis Rams home games

. Will continue a strong tradition of community involvement

by participating in community projects and fundraising


. Will appear at 500 corporate, military, private, and

charitable events throughout the 2010- 2011 season,

representing the St. Louis Rams, hosting events and

providing entertainment

. Will raise substantial funds that benefit the St. Louis

metropolitan region through a variety of community outreach

initiatives such as United Way, MDA, Susan G.

Komen and others

Licensed Substitute Teacher Oct 2010-


State of Illinois- West Washington County Unit District #10

. Reliable substitute to fill in for absent teachers

. Works well with students- kindergarten through twelfth


. Dependable mentor and role model for the students

. Represents the schools and the school district with

respect, dignity, and honor

Metro East Roofing and Guttering, Inc.

July 2010- Oct 2010

Collinsville, IL

. Performed secretarial duties, such as receptionist and data


. Collected information to prepare project estimates

. Ensured a high-level of customer service by assisting

customers with their questions and concerns

. Possessed strong organizational skills, as evidenced by my

scheduling and project assignment responsibilities

. Able to perform with flexibility and under pressure, to

address frequent changes in job schedules and customer


Roland Barkau Memorial Golf Course May 2009

- Aug 2009

Public Relations Internship through Southern Illinois


Okawville, IL

. Established a public relations program to increase course


. Designed advertising materials and wrote press releases

. Performed public address, announcement and speaking

responsibilities, requiring oral communication skills

. Acted as an event coordinator by scheduling and promoted

course events and golf tournaments

. Established long term relationships with course clients as

well as fellow employees

. Assigned responsibilities and supervised projects to


Roland Barkau Memorial Golf Course July

2006 - Aug 2009

Pro Shop Attendant, Bartender, Waitress

Okawville, IL

. Served as pro shop attendant, including checking in

customers, booking tee times, and maintaining the pro shop

. Worked independently on slow days, as well as a team member

during events

. Preformed office secretarial duties, including Internet

networking to promote business, scheduling and using

Microsoft Office

. Scheduled reservations and served as bartender

Dillard's Department Store May 2006 -

Sept 2006

Sales Associate

Fairview Heights, IL

. Served as a sales associate in the Juniors Clothing


. Completed sales transactions and assisted in scanning

inventory for accurate control

. Met sales quotas imposed by the management

. Communicated efficiently with a diverse customer base

Memberships Public Relations Student Society of America Aug 2008 - May


A Registered Student Organization at Southern Illinois

University- Carbondale

. Chairman of the Fundraising Committee for 2009- 2010

. Member of the Event Planning Committee 2008- 2009

Awards Southern Illinois University Deans List Jan 2010- May


Kaskaskia College Deans List Jan 2008- May


Designated outstanding member PRSSA, 2009- 2010, for

chairmanship of

Fundraising Committee

Designated outstanding member PRSSA, 2008- 2009, for Event


Committee, in conjunction with the American Marketing


Scholarship Pageant Participant and Title Holder Sept

2007- May 2009

. Miss Washington County/Okawville Fair Queen, Okawville, IL-

2007- 2008

. Miss Mardi Gras Queen, Pickneyville, IL- 2007- 2008

. Miss Festival, Marion, IL- 2008- 2009

Member of Academic All-American Junior College Women's Golf

Team of

the Year, Kaskaskia College

Aug 2006- May 2007

Aug 2007- May


References available upon request.

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