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KaShonna R. Conner kconne4@aol.com Education: Walden University June 2010 Master of Business Administration- Marketing and Entrepreneurship GPA 4.0 Louisiana State University (LSU), Baton Rouge, LA December 2007 Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications Concentration: Public Relations Minor: Business Overall GPA: 3.0 Specific Skills: Human Relations Served as a member of Tiger Pride Recruiting team under the leadership of Sharon L. Mangum. Assisted in easing the recruiting process for potential prospects of Louisiana State University’s football squad. Served as a liaison between prospective players and athletic staff. Public Relations Assisted in the research efforts of the LSU Public Policy Research lab by polling Louisiana residents on specific issues by governmental officials and assisted in maintaining beneficial relationships between them. Assisted in creating beneficial relationships among the clients and consumers of the Atlanta Urban League. Acted on behalf of a non-profit agency as the organization’s public relations company. Developed partnerships with the media as well as companies such as Harley Davidson. Raised much needed funds for the organization. Marketing Effectively gained much needed awareness for H&R Block’s Port Allen, LA location. Participation in various promotional marketing and guerilla marketing campaigns. Computer Skills Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, Quark, SPCSS for Windows, the Internet and Adobe Acrobat. Proficient in the usage of MAC software 50+ wpm typing speed. Basic knowledge of numerical and alpha-numeric data entry. Management Experience: Team Lead, Encore Nationwide, (February 2010-Ongoing), Promote Heineken and its products and various venues around LA Team Manager, Fusion Marketing, Various locations in LA and MS (March 30, 2009-April 9, 2009) Facilitated efforts in flyer distribution of Boost Mobile campaign throughout LA and MS while directing team efforts Team Manager, Event Pro Strategies, Baton Rouge, LA (February 2009) Directed team of brand ambassadors in executing a promotion for the United States Army Team Manager, RepEvents, Baton Rouge, LA (August 2008) Directed team of brand ambassadors in effort to garner awareness for Chase branch banks on LSU campus Team Manager, Try Foods/Mobile Media, Baton Rouge, LA (July 2006) Facilitated hurricane preparation promos at various sites provided by the client Microsoft OneNote Manager/Representative, Microsoft’s Mr. Youth Program, Baton Rouge, LA (Fall 2005) Introduced Microsoft OneNote software to LSU community by utilizing guerilla marketing techniques Promotional Experience: Tradeshow Model, CMT Agency, (December 2009), Promoted technology event at New Orleans Convention Center Promotional Marketing Representative, Marketing Werks (August 2008-Ongoing) Promote Verizon Wireless products at LSU football and basketball games to garner awareness for the brand Promotional Model, Mobile Media Marketing (December 2008-January 2009) Promote AT&T Wireless products, particularly Samsung, to Sugar Bowl fans Brand Ambassador, Across the Nation Promotions (August-November 2008) Distributed Coke and Coke products during the start of the semester and finals period at two local universities Promotional Specialist, Gail and Rice (August-October 2008) Provided knowledgeable information to prospective GMC customers regarding Saturn line of cars Product Demonstrator, Fusion Marketing (July-August 2008) Demonstrated new products developed by Wishbone and Lipton Ice tea in Wal-mart locations around the Baton Rouge metroplex Promotional Model/Spokesmodel, Ncompass International (July 14; August 11, 2008) Operated as a promotional/spokesmodel in an effort to excite customers regarding the launch of NCAA and Madden 2009 Event Staff, Fusion Marketing (July 4, 2008) Staffed in Baton Rouge, La at the Fourth of July celebration downtown. Promoted GMC and Buick vehicles in an effort to drive sales for the new hybrid lines Event Staff, Event-Pro Strategies (February 26-March 1, 2008) Various locations in Louisiana/Partnered with the army in gaining awareness and facilitating interest in the military Brand Ambassador, Promosynthesis (February 14-16, 2008) Assisted Adidas company in marketing of new campaign, “Celebrate Originality”/patrons were solicited to take part in an interactive video game that highlighted Adidas’ new “old-school” concept Event Staff, Lucky 415 (February 7, 10 2008) Assisted with event activities in grand opening of Home Depot store in Broussard, LA Captain Morgan Brand Ambassador, Promosynthesis, (January 30-31, 2008) Facilitated awareness of Captain Morgan Spiced Rum during Mardi Gras promotion Marketing Assistant, H&R Block, Baton Rouge, LA, (September 2007-December 2007), Facilitated awareness in the community regarding the company by setting in place tax presentations, partnering with area chambers, and implementing marketing strategies Disney Visa Card Representative, Image Quest International, Baton Rouge, LA, (March 2007-December 2007) Facilitate awareness in Disney Visa Card in an effort to obtain new consumers Event Staff, Event-promotions, Baton Rouge, LA (November 2007-December 2007), assisted customers in participation of Santastic promotion at the Mall of Louisiana. Brand Ambassador, Eventpro Strategies, Gonzales, LA (Oct 2007), Orchestrated Ford F-150 giveaway at grand opening of Cabela’s Outfitters. Spokesmodel, Eventpro Strategies, Baton Rouge, LA (Sept 2007), Spoke with fans and handed out postcards in attempt to gain awareness regarding TicketCity.com Brand Ambassador, 24/7 Events, Baton Rouge, LA (June 2007) Assisted with the grand opening festivities of a new Neighborhood Wal-mart in the Baton Rouge area Brand Ambassador, Nascar Motor Speedway Promotion/Talent Pool Inc., Atlanta, GA (October 2006) Assisted company in Skoal product demonstration at the Atlanta Motor Speedway iChapters Representative, iChapters, Baton Rouge, LA,(September 2006) Assisted in the introduction of iChapters software to the LSU community through guerilla marketing efforts View my contact details, availability, and stats.

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