Alana Soumas

Email: alana.soumas@gmail.com, Phone: 201-218-7790
128 Winding Creek, Old Tappan, NJ 07675

EDUCATION:
Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York May 2014
Bachelor of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications

EMPLOYMENT
The American Red Cross, Tompkins County Chapter September 2013-December 2013
Communication Intern, Ithaca, New York
 Wrote monthly articles for local newspapers about upcoming Red Cross events
 Wrote press releases about local disasters
 Conducted interviews in person or via phones, with current and past volunteers
 Was published in the Ithaca Journal and American Red Cross website

Ithaca College Office of Judicial Affairs September 2011-Present
Office Assistant, Ithaca, New York
 Assist with usual office tasks such as faxing and scanning papers, and filing student files and folders
 Interact with students in person and via telephone answering any questions

The Black Dog June-August 2011-2013
Summer Sales Associate, Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts
 Served as sales representative and implemented positive customer service skills
 Managed inventory and merchandising the store
 Unpacked deliveries and set up merchandising displays

Books and Greetings December 2010-December 2012
Sales Associate, Northvale, New Jersey
 Aided customers in selecting particular books or gifts in store and via the telephone
 Determined what items needed re-ordering
 Helped in unpacking shipments from UPS and FedEx

Entertainment Tonight and the Insider December 2011-June 2012
Intern, New York, New York
 Logged morning news shows such as Good Morning America, The Early Show, and The Today Show
 Assisted in interviewing guests and constructing interview questions
 Helped photograph at shoots and premieres such as The Today Show 60
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Anniversary Party and the New York
Friar’s Club “Roast” of Betty White
 Answered telephones and listened to callers pitch stories for our nighttime entertainment news show

ACTIVITIES
Sustainable Business Enterprise Club, Member, Ithaca, New York September 2011-May 2012
 Researched ways to have a more sustainable campus
 Encouraged students to be more eco-conscious

Ithaca College Women’s Club Basketball Team, Vice President, Ithaca, New York September 2011-Present
 Practices teamwork skills with 15 team members
 Schedules games with other colleges in the Northeast
 Host around three fundraising events per semester to raise money for travel, refs, and other expenses

Ithaca Chapter of the American Advertising Federation, Member, Ithaca, New York September 2012-Present
 Attended the AWNY (Advertising Women of New York) conference
 Networks with Ithaca College alumni in related fields

Ithaca College Television- Hold That Thought, Crew, Ithaca, New York September 2012-December 2012
 Worked one of the cameras for the television show
 Assisted with audio production and still store