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Benjamin Willis

5150 Dorset Lane Suwanee, Georgia 30024 (404) 388-2676 brwillis993@gmail.com


https://www.linkedin.com/in/benjamin-willis-7385b58b

OBJECTIVE________________________________________________________________________
Pursuing challenging opportunity in Marketing and Public Relations with leading global company. Committed to
providing high quality and value added support. Trustworthy, diligent, tactful, proactive, and takes initiative in achieving
results. Seeks to combine talents in a key role with potential for assuming broader responsibilities.

EDUCATION_______________________________________________________________________
GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY, Statesboro, Georgia
Bachelor of Science in Public Relations Dec 2016

Minor in Marketing

HOPE Scholarship Recipient

Sigma Nu Fraternity: Honor Board Member

Courses: Marketing, Advertising and Promotions, Consumer Behavior, Strategic Brand Management, Digital
Marketing, Marketing Research, Personal Selling, Social Entrepreneurship, Financial Management, Accounting I and II, Public
Speaking, Publication Design

American Marketing Association

EXPERIENCE _____________________________________________________________________
NEXT Marketing - Atlanta, Georgia
Brand Ambassador October 2015-Present
Next Marketing, Inc. is an award-winning experiential marketing agency that specializes in creating paths that lead our clients to real
business results.

Conducting brand promotions in an experimental marketing environment

Develop on-site interviews communicating product value, quality and style

Coordinate events to achieve maximum awareness to brand

Detail analysis reporting consumer feedback and purchases


Varsity Data - Atlanta, Georgia
Data and Research Analyst November 2014-March 2016

Analyze spreadsheets and documents for specific data supporting alumni databases within each specific client's
company

Completing high-priority projects within a specific time frame

Major client - Ernst & Youngs alumni database


Vanee Foods Company - Atlanta, Georgia
Sales Coordinator August 2013-Present

Support Director of Foodservice Sales coordinating samples for major events throughout the Southeast

Pushing the sale of specific products for each event along with product placement

Developing consumer relations


Dingus Magee - Statesboro, Georgia
Waiter-Runner August 2015-Present

Working a variety of positions within the restaurant such as cleaning, preparing food, aiding bartenders, and crowd
control

Focusing on time-management to ensure convenience for the consumer

Working as a team to keep the restaurant running smoothly while building experience in high-pressure situations to
fulfill customer needs and wants to ensure satisfaction

ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS____________________________________________________________

Travel, Wakeboarding, Off-Road Adventures and Cross Country Runner


Volunteer work through the Habitat for Humanity
Volunteer work through the Fiesta 5k race supporting ALS
Volunteer work through the university's Operation Move-In
Honor Board Member - Sigma Nu Fraternitys chapter judicial system