Rhian Whitehurst

124 W Division Villa Park, IL 60181 | C: 630.418.0911 | rhianleigh@gmail.com
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Key Attributes Leader- Manages Time Well - Motivated Self-Starter- People Orientated

Education Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Minor in Spanish August 2012- January 2016
Loras College Dubuque, IA

Work Experience

CBS/ CW, WBNG-TV 12, Binghamton, NY February 2016- January 2017
Sales Assistant/Traffic Manger

McGraw-Hill Education, Burr Ridge, IL December 2015 - February 2016
Marketing Coordinator

McGraw-Hill Education, Dubuque, IA Fall 2014 – December 2015
National Sales Intern

● Takes on projects assigned from Sales Representatives and District Manager
● Inputs data in internal sales database, Sales Force
● Researches and plans opportunities for upcoming college semesters
● Aids my team of sales representatives in daily tasks and activities

Matthews Distributing Company of Iowa, Dubuque, IA February 2015 – December 2015
Marketing and Public Relations Intern

● Managed and strategized weekly local grocery store product sampling plans by working with
distributor chain account manager to parallel selection with chain advertisements which resulted in
a 13.6% YTD sales increase in craft beer sales for Matthews Distributing.
● Collaborated with craft category manager in developing a plan to revive sales of Founders
Brewing Company in Hyvee accounts which attributed to an 80% YTD sales increase.
● Planned and executed brand representation for Retro Beer Company and Founders Brewing
Company for Dubuque on Ice Brewfest 2015 which resulted in over 2,000+ attendees.
● Created and led various on-premise promotions for Retro Beer Company and Lagunitas Brewing
Company Couch Trippin’ Promo which resulted in high ratings of retailer and consumer
satisfaction.

Bailey Edward, Chicago, IL Summer 2014
Accounting Intern

● Filed and organized confidential documents
● invoicing duties

Erasmus Student Network, Santiago, Spain January 2014- May 2014
Marketing/ Event Coordinator Intern

● Planned trips and activities for international students
● Provided translation services as well as English teaching services
● Organized and worked events in various cities and countries

Younkers, Dubuque, IA March 2013- January 2014
Sales Associate/ Customer Service