T E S SA DAV I S

TessAlexDavis@gmail.com | 348 Hathway Ave. San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 | (805) 886-8607

OBJECTIVE EDUCATI ON

To obtain an internship with Ketchum Public Relations in San Francisco, CA, that will provide valuable work experience to supplement my university education in Journalism, Public Relations and Communications. California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, CA -- Bachelor of Science in Journalism June 2010 Major: Journalism, Public Relations Minor: Communications Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, SPAIN -- Academic Programs International August-December, 2008 R.E.A.C.H. a Child Foundation, Paso Robles, CA December 2009 - Present Development Coordinator, Marketing Intern • Maintained Salesforce.com to manage and apply for grants • Created new printed materials and media kit • Assisted intern team in event planning and fundraising AgriBusiness Broker, San Luis Obispo, CA August - December 2009 Writer and Graphic Designer, Intern • Interviewed and wrote articles for biannual AgriBusiness Newsletter for California Polytechnic University • Designed graphic component using Adobe Indesign and Photoshop • Took and collected photographs, interviewed subjects, and researched topics Central Coast PRspectives, San Luis Obispo, CA PR Assistant/ Student-Run Firm • Promoted, marketed, and created event for younger niche age group for nonprofit organization Sierra Club • Created maps and brochures using Adobe InDesign for start-up company Seven Sisters Trading Post • Established, monitored, updated, improved and expanded business’s social networking media (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc.)

MARKETING & COORDINAT ION

Avila Valley Barn, San Luis Obispo, CA CUSTOMER June-December 2009 SERVICE & ADMINISTRATI Cashier • Quickly developed close relationships with customers and fellow employees ON • • Acquired knowledge of diverse product offerings of Avila Valley Barn Developed proficient communication skills

California Polytechnic State University Kinesiology Department, San Luis Obispo, CA September 2007-August 2009 Student Assistant • Aided in the coordinating and running of classes and workshops • Performed administrative and various clerical duties

LEADERSHI P

Public Relations Student Society of America, San Luis Obispo, CA January 2009-Present Member • Attended bimonthly meetings Wild Flower Triathlon, Lake San Antonio, CA April 2008-April 2009 Volunteer • Helped guide and provide safety for participants through course • Led group to effectively maintain control of designated area of course through clear communication and detailed organization Sigma Kappa, San Luis Obispo, CA September 2006 - Present Member, Epsilon Omega Chapter • Balance heavy class load with weekly meetings and participation • Dedicated to academic achievement • Attended and worked philanthropic events contributing to Alzheimer’s research

SKILLS

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Computer: Basic skill and knowledge of Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver), Extensive use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Powerpoint, Excel), Salesforce.com Training: Hospitality Management Seminar, 2009 Social Media: Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, LinkedIn, Wordpress, Youtube, Googlemaps