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Marketing Sales

8610, United States
May 24, 2010

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Jalesah Brooks

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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS: Communication student with two-years internship

experience for Fortune 500 company. Strong written communication skills.

Ability to work as part of a team or independently. Intermediate Spanish

language competency. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Career interest

in marketing or public relations.

EDUCATION: Rutgers University New

Brunswick, NJ

Bachelor of Arts in Communication

Graduated May 2010

Minor in Spanish Cumulative

GPA: 3.2

Immersion Study Abroad: University of Valencia; Valencia,

Spain, Spring 2009


Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

Publicity Intern

September - December 2009

. Responsible for assembling press releases and ensured they were

distributed accordingly to all media contacts.

. Conducted online interview with the author of "Questioning the Veil" and

processed all review copy requests for book reviewers in a timely


MetLife - Individual Business, Somerset, NJ

INROADS Marketing Summer Intern June

2008 - August 2009

. Created a telephone survey that determined effectiveness of the existing

Spanish materials and identified areas of improvement.

. Presented Marketing Team with a comprehensive report of survey findings

to assist in the development of a new strategy for Spanish and other in-

language materials.

. Successfully completed all INROADS coaching & training, including online

industry courses and volunteer work for National Day of Service at the

New Jersey Food Bank.

. Submitted marketing materials to the Compliance Department to ensure that

the general public could see all materials.

. Created a marketing materials catalog with the purpose of assisting

financial sales representatives in buying materials.

. Assisted in the creation of a new marketing campaign that may be launched

in the future.


Rutgers University - Rutgers Student Center, New Brunswick, NJ

House Crew

September 2008- May 2010

. Worked with a team of people to set up meetings, banquets, concerts,

speeches; events ranging from 25 to 500 people.

. Operated sound system, microphones, projectors and other equipment to

ensure that student center events ran smoothly.

. Helped in planning the first annual Student Center Awards for all staff

that work at the Student Centers.

Hopewell Valley Community Bank, Ringoes, NJ

Teller June

2007- January 2008

. Assisted customers in making withdrawals and deposits into their various


Rutgers University Student Centers, New Brunswick, NJ

Red Lion Snack Bar Host

September 2006 - May 2008

. Processed customer orders to ensure a pleasant dining experience, while

maintaining the cleanliness of caf .

. Oversaw and ensured the smooth running of the caf during shifts and

promptly reported any problems to supervisor.


Rutgers University - Jameson Residence Hall Association, Secretary

September 2007 - May 2008

. Prepared and distributed minutes for weekly meetings to members, while

marketing upcoming community events.

. Acquired the skill of planning and learning how the office of Residential

Life functions.

Rutgers University Programming Association, Public Relations Chair

September 2007- September 2008

. Ensured efficient advertising for multiple events to make the student

body aware of happenings around the campus.

. Encouraged chairpersons to stay within the budget allotted to them for

their events.

New Jersey Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), Volunteer

January - May 2007

. Developed ideas about events that the New Voters Project Campaign could

facilitate to emphasize the importance of voting.

. Recruited fellow peers to become members of NJPIRG through tabling and

visiting classes.

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