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Manager Sales

Chicago, Illinois, 60649, United States
Open for negotiation
March 03, 2011

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Tachiana Pruitt

Chicago, IL




Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC), Carbondale, IL

Candidate-Bachelor of Science Journalism with a concentration in Advertising and Integrated Marketing Communication

May, 2011

Computer Skills:

• Courses in Graphic Design, Web Design, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Dreamweaver

• Key 60 wpm, proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and familiar with Mac computers


Office Manager- Below Zero Graphic Design, South Holland, IL Oct. 2010-Dec. 2010

• Answer, screen and transfer calls, book appointments, manage company database, handle billing, filing and organizing of documents, create and mail invoices

• Greet visitors and accept deliveries, make sales, process orders, assist customers

• Light office cleaning, order supplies, receive and sort inbound and outbound mail

• Attend local events to promote products and services

• Provide written correspondence via e-mail, letters, marketing materials

On-Air Promotions Assistant-WSIU-TV, SIUC, Carbondale, IL, May 2009-Aug 2010

• Prepare scripts and cut voice-overs for prime time shows

• Formulate on-air promotions via voice-over and arrange community calendar

• Preparation of weekly billboard line-up and schedules for on-air breaks

• Organize and supervise student volunteers

• Acknowledged viewer inquiries via phone or correspondence

• Prepare and distribute programming information to station personnel and other local media

• Assist and prepare annual audience rating statistics

• Assemble and file programming information

• Assist with preparation of the materials in accordance with the FCC rules and regulations

Student Caller-SIU Foundation, SIUC, Carbondale, IL, May 2009-May 2010

• Contact Alumni to provide campus updates and build rapport

• December 2009 - inducted into the $10,000 Club

• Raised $18,062 to date

Assistant Manager-Finish Line Retail Store, Carbondale, IL, Jan. 2005-May 2009

• Supervise visual merchandising of products

• Produce weekly schedules, post payroll, conduct interviews, update sales recap and calculate nightly deposit

• Maintained a 7.22% in accessories out of 5.49% store average

• Exceeded goal of 7.25% accessories actually made 7.88% in 6 months

• Exceeded goal of 51.00% multiples actually made 60.47% in 6 months

• Generated $130,223.28 in sales during a period of 12 months


• Golden Quill Award Recipient, 2008-09

• British Petroleum Scholarship Recipient, 2006

• Education Is Freedom Recipient, 2006-07


• President 2009-10 National Association of Black Journalist SIUC Chapter

• Vice President 2008-09 National Association of Black Journalist SIUC Chapter

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