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Customer Service Sales

United States
August 09, 2012

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Alexandra Nikolaos Grimanis

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Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Business Administration

The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL May 2012

Major: Marketing Minor: Global Business Specialization: Professional Sales

Major GPA: 4.0/4.0

Study Abroad University of Iowa, Paderno Del Grappa, Italy Summer 2011

• Completed International Marketing and Finance Courses

Associates Degree in Business, Associates Degree in Accounting

Calhoun Community College, Huntsville, AL August 2010

GPA: 3.9/4.0

Top Ten Student of the Year


EXPERIENCE Marketing Teacher Assistant, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL August 2010-Present • Assist Professor in office management to organize files, charts and online programs

• Manage course materials for students and administration in UA Database

• Collect data and conduct surveys for marketing research

Leasing Consultant, The Retreat at Lake Tamaha, Tuscaloosa, AL December 2009-Present

• Generate new leads, provide tours for potential residents, traffic follow up, and secure leases; Leased 25 rooms in 3 weeks to win “Top Leaser” award

• Overall Closing Ratio: 72.57%, Industry Average 35%; generate $574,000 in revenue for company

• Complete office duties to maintain efficiency, including: auditing files, turning units, scheduling tours, drafting lease agreements, and preparing renewals

• Collaborate with interns to plan 2 events a month for residents and guests; Organized Mardis Gras Speed Dating event for by securing caterers, flower donations and decorating facility

LEADERSHIP Team Leader, Relay for Life, Huntsville & Tuscaloosa, AL 2010,2011

• Recruited 9 team members, conducted group meetings, and managed online accounts

• Organized Bar Crawl, Car Wash, and Chick-fil-a Sale as Fundraisers

• Collaborated with 6 company sponsors to increase donated proceeds

• Raised $3,500 as a team and $1,500 as an individual; reached the highest amount of donations of all students from the University

President, Phi Theta Kappa, Calhoun Community College, Decatur, AL May 2009-August 2010

• Created agendas, led weekly meetings, planned trips to conventions, recruited speakers, and organized school activities to promote campus involvement

• Encouraged “Think Global, Act Local” by providing 48 recycling receptacles and a 12 foot recycling dumpster to collect over 23,000 pounds of paper, plastic, cardboard, cans, and bottles in one year

• Promoted Services Projects on campus and around the community, such as: collected 1,300+ books to donate to Better World Books and made 12 Christmas shoeboxes for Morgan County’s Holiday Hope Chest

ATHLETIC Coxswain, The University of Alabama Women’s Rowing Team, Division I, Tuscaloosa, AL Fall 2010

EXPERIENCE • Learned and utilized the methods of motivation for team members

• Analyzed conditions of water, planned course routes, and communicated effectively to exceed goals

WORK EXPERIENCE Have Funded All of My School

Sky box Server, About Thyme Catering, Tuscaloosa, AL August 2010–Jan. 2012 Customer Service Clerk, Gigi’s Cupcakes, Huntsville, AL March 2010-August 2010 Salon Assistant Manager, Perfect Sun Tanning, Huntsville, AL March 2010-August 2010 Administrative Clerk, MDA Professional Group, Huntsville, AL August 2007– August 2009

HONORS/ACTIVITIES Presidential Scholarship, All Alabama Promise Scholarship, All Academic Team Scholarship, All USA Nominee, Calhoun’s Nominee for Miss Calhoun, Who’s Who in American Junior Colleges Award, Top Ten Student at Calhoun Community, All Alabama Academic Team Member, SGA-Ideas to Action Marketing Team, Sales & Marketing Association Student Support Services, Classics Club, Fashion, Inc., Tuscaloosa Track Club, UA Sailing Club, Sigma Kappa Delta Honor Society Member, Santa’s Village Helper

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