Taylor K.

Meadows
1625 Enfield Rd. Austin, Texas 78703 ∙ (614) 506-3173 ∙ meadows136@gmail.com Objective: Use interpersonal skills to further implement/strengthen/fortify communication regarding B2C with Hilton Hotels. Education: The Ohio State University; Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communication: Columbus, Ohio Graduation Date: June 2009 GPA: 3.41

Relevant Coursework: Advertising Theory, Visual Design, Empirical Research Practices, Persuasive Communication, Creative Message Design, Entrepreneurial Venture, Principles of Public Relations, News and Media Editing, Media Ethics and Theory Relevant Experience: Bravo|Brio Restaurant Group (Formerly BDI) Columbus, Ohio | Nov 2008-June 2009 Brio, Bravo and Bon Vie Creative Marketing Intern *Produce and generate new visual and illustrative imagery for menu redesigns and local store marketing for all 77 locations *Implemented a new marketing audit plan allowing a 40% productivity increase rate in addition to audit accuracy and clarity *Monitor roughly $600,000 in discounts to track success of promotional marketing and discount incentives among all three brands *Assist the marketing department with new store opening invitations and promos targeting both residents and local businesses Cityspace Residential, JDS Companies Columbus, Ohio | Jan 2008-June 2008 Marketing and Development Intern *Contributed branding ideas for properties including The Jeffrey, The Heights and Cabana Cay in Southern Florida *Maintained spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel regarding property competitors to ensure distinction among the competition *Assembled marketing packages for all five properties from commercial advertising to foyer signage in the Jeffrey Work Experience: The Belmont Austin, Texas | Sept 2009-Present Host and Front of House Server *Configure and plot seating chart on a daily basis to organize inward and outward flow of guests *Express genuine interest in guests to fulfill requests and needs, offering an unparalleled dining experience *Manage guests efficiently by perfecting orders, timely meal delivery and superior customer service *Establish a comfortable and inviting atmosphere conducive to high productivity and collaboration among fellow coworkers Infiniti of Columbus; Luxury Automotive Line Dublin, Ohio | May 2006-Nov 2007 Assistant Service Consultant, Loaner Vehicle Fleet Coordinator *Managed and maintained service loaner vehicle line to ensure client satisfaction and convenience *Utilized InfinitiNet to conduct business with clients and monitor in-house services being performed *Conducted research on service pricing to create advertisements highlighting the unparalleled service of Infiniti Skills: *Technical Skills: Mac and PC: Proficient in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Fireworks, Dreamweaver, Facebook and Twitter *Language Skills: Strong written, verbal and reading comprehension skills in Spanish Activities and Involvement: *Undergraduate Student Government Marketing Team - The Ohio State University *Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity; Balanced Man Chapter – Brother *Children’s Hospital Services Volunteer – Columbus, Ohio *Engauge Advertising School – Engauge Advertising *Student-Alumni Council – The Ohio State University *DECA Marketing Education Class President 2007-2009 2007-2009 2007-2009 2007-2007 2006-2007 2004-2005

Awards and Honors: *Gahanna DECA: National First Place winner for Best Creative Marketing Campaign in the United States, Canada and Guam *Alumni of Gahanna DECA: Awarded first-ranked Marketing Chapter in the United States and Canada in 2005 *Sigma Phi Epsilon: Academically Honorable brother; Ohio Gamma Balanced Man Chapter, Ohio State References: *Philip LaSusa: CEO and Founder of EIS, LLC., 419.571.6886 *Jason Howell, Floor Manager, The Belmont: 512.457.0300 *Tom Gary, Service Manager, Infiniti of Columbus: 614.793.1000