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Executive Assistant Social Media

Chicago, Illinois, United States
November 08, 2018

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Cameron Townsend-Riley

**** ***** ******** ******, *******, Illinois

312-***-**** (cell)


To obtain a related position that makes affective use of my outstanding written and oral communication skills.


University of Illinois at Chicago

August 2016 – May 2018

Grinnell College

Chicago Illinois

4.0 GPA

Grinnell Iowa

August 2009- October 2012 Major: Liberal Arts

Kenwood Academy High School Chicago Illinois

September 2006- June 2009

Work Experience

High School


Election Central; Chicago IL

Election Coordinator (November 2015- March 2018)

• Registered over 10,000 new voters in a voter registration database in a fast paced, run-off and primary election day

• Obtained master-level competency of my own duties and that of 12 election judges with only 8 hours of training only to be invited back the following years for my quality performance

• Communicated effectively with over 10,000 new voters on election process and assisted voters from a wide variety of backgrounds and demographics to make voting as accessible as possible

• Maintained complete competence of 5 various voter registration machines and had to troubleshoot these machines in a very hectic fast paced work environment while not losing a single voter in my precinct

Mercury Skyline Cruises; Chicago IL (March 2013-Present) Commentator/First Officer

• Utilized excellent communication skills and verbal techniques to deliver five- at most 7 consecutive, 90-minute-long tours to at most, 250 passengers about Chicago architecture and the lake front

• Obtained and communicated effectively, the extensive knowledge of city of Chicago and its attractions over a study period of only one month.

• Stayed abreast of contemporary world current events to keep commentary new and fresh for passengers

• Winner of “Most Distinguished Commentator Award” for three consecutive seasons Grand Families/Grand Futures; Chicago IL (January 2013- March 2013) Executive Assistant Volunteer

• Utilizing bookkeeping and intermediate computational ability; handled general correspondences from over 40 clients, prepared reports, proposals utilizing statistical data

• Arranged 5-10 meetings a week using Microsoft Outlook, and computational skills, to schedule and confirm appointments with constituents

• Obtained competence with Microsoft Excel to schedule flow charts and graphs to chart company progress

Technical Experience

Expertise with Microsoft Office Suite, competent use of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, backing up and restoring computer systems, competent use of Microsoft Power Point, troubleshooting hardware issues and replace major components, internet and social media savvy, type 60 WPM with 95% accuracy Memberships/Awards

Champion Orator, CPS Mock Trial State Competition Champion- Lead Attorney, Theater SPEC, Peer Mentor, Tech Prefect, Employee All-Star Award, Commentator of Distinction Award Volunteer Services

Neverland Players, 100 Black Men Pathways to Success, Kappa League Leadership Institute, Lawndale Civic Youth Club, Obama Fellow, Millennial Effect


Amy Mares, Chicago’s First Lady Cruises Supervisor- 312-***-**** Faryal Tavares, Chicago’s First Lady Cruises Supervisor- 224-***-**** Ken Malone, Mentor 100 Black Men of Chicago- 773-***-****

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