Alana Soumas

Email:, Phone: 201-218-7790
128 Winding Creek, Old Tappan, NJ 07675

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

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
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

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