Resume

FASHION AND MEDIA EXPERIENCE
Accessories Freelancer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        June 2017 – Current           

           Hearst Women’s Fashion Group – New York, NY

  • Track and manage all samples for Cosmopolitan, Woman’s Day, Seventeen, Redbook, and Good Housekeeping
  • Assist Market and Fashion Directors on credit and price checks
  • Actively act as a liaison between PR Companies and all five magazines

Fashion Assistant                                                                                                            

February 2017 – Current

            NYCPretty.com (Christine Bibbo Herr) – Remote

  • Successfully run and manage affiliate programs for a fashion blog (ShopStyle Collective)
  • Execute responsive social media content, promotions and outreach
  • Assist in shoot production and location scouting on set for shoots
  • Construct concepts and brainstorm fresh ideas

Freelance Writer                                                                                              

August 2016 – December 2016

            Woman’s Day Magazine – Remote

  • Stay current on the perspective of the WD reader
  • Perfected time management, meeting deadlines and keeping content concise and relevant

Fashion Blogger                                                                                                     

August 2016 – January 2017

Illinois State University Newspaper (Print and Digital) – Normal, IL

  • Constructed weekly posts on all things current in fashion

Fashion Intern (Internship)                                                                                           

 May 2016 – August 2016

            Woman’s Day Magazine – New York, NY

  • Attended editor press previews and administered desk-side appointments
  • Performed extensive market research
  • Maintained fashion closet

Fashion Intern (Internship)                                                                                        

January 2016 – May 2016

            Boutique Nadine – Florence, Italy

  • Developed Boutique Nadine’s social media accounts
  • Constructed visual merchandising displays weekly to attract new clientele
  • Recommended, styled, and organized merchandise based on customers’ needs

Showroom (Internship)

March 2015 – November 2015

Pinnacle Showroom – Chicago, IL

  • Authorized and analyzed product orders
  • Maintained as well as developed stronger relationships with buyers of specialty accounts
  • Attended trade shows such as STYLEMAX and conducted sales trips

Style Guru (Internship)                                                                                              

January 2015 – June 2015

            CollegeFashionista – Normal, IL

  • Authored weekly articles on current fashion trends
  • Photographed Illinois State University students

STUDY ABROAD EXPERIENCE:

Florence, Italy – Lorenzo de’ Medici                                                                           

January 2016 – May 2016

  • Immersed into a new culture developing an appreciation and understanding of Italian life
  • Interned at Boutique Nadine gaining international experience and interacting daily with Italian customers

California Study Tour – Illinois State University                                                                                   

May 2014

  • Toured and interacted with companies including: Patagonia, 7 For All Mankind and Old Navy
  • Obtained a sense of the lifestyle, culture and style of California

ACTIVITIES:

Fix It Friday – CO-FOUNDER

  • Successfully implemented an initiative promoting the reduction of textile waste on Illinois State University’s campus

Fashion Design and Merchandising Association – VICE PRESIDENT

  • Organized, conducted and planned all meetings of the association

Zeta Tau Alpha – SERVICE CHAIRMAN

  • Motivated and educated the women in the Eta Phi chapter to serve the community of Normal, IL

National Society of Leadership and Success – MEMBER

  • Completed all leadership training, community service and SNT’s

EDUCATION:

Illinois State University, Normal, IL – May 2017. GPA: 3.5

Bachelors of Science, Fashion Merchandising, College of Applied Science and Technology

Minor, Business Environment and Sustainability, College of Business

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