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Margaret E.

Harris
2506 Juliet St. Los Angeles, CA 90007 | 678.270.8599 | harrisme@usc.edu | about.me/margaretharris

EDUCATION University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Expected May 2017
Bachelor of Arts, East Asian Area Studies GPA: 3.55

Nanzan University Nagoya, Japan
Study Abroad, University of Southern California January 2016-May 2016

Osaka Gakuin University Osaka, Japan
Study Abroad, China Educational Tours Study Abroad Program June-August 2016

WORK
EXPERIENCE University of Southern California Alumni Association Los Angeles, CA
Marketing and Business Partnership Intern October 2016-Present
• Streamline supervisor’s duties by assisting in inputting financial transactions in excess of
$150,000+ through issuing and receiving invoices, and tracking financial transactions
• Note trends through analyzing website visits and click-throughs, which has a monthly
audience of 2,000-10,000 visits, and complimented by supervisor for thorough review of data
input on annual reports and spreadsheets
• Recognized by supervisor for injecting fresh creativity into marketing campaigns through
developing copy for Alumni Association’s sponsors and 13K+ followers on Facebook
• Resolve incoming guest concerns with a warm, Southern hospitality through providing phone
coverage (avg. 10 calls/week) and front desk support for visitors and employees

Japan Foundation of Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
Marketing Intern October 2016-December 2017
• Work in a bilingual environment that primarily uses Japanese for communication
• Increased JFLA’s visibility to universities through promoting the JFLA cause, programs, and
benefits via phone
• Assisted in management of library and implementation of new cataloguing procedure to
streamline archive process

China Educational Tours Academic Programs Study & Abroad Program Osaka, Japan
Student Correspondent June 2016-August 2016
• Awarded “blog for the month” of August 2016 for demonstrating excellent written
communication and self-discipline through promoting cultural awareness in the creation of 5
photo-rich blogs that showcase study abroad lifestyle in Osaka, Japan

USC I.T.S. Web Services Los Angeles, CA
Student Web Editor June 2014-May 2015
• Performed QA tests on websites before live launch
• Managed and updated 28 websites for clients under tight deadlines on WordPress and
Photoshop
• Assisted in production of 5 content-rich WordPress websites for USC’s and academic and
auxiliary departments in collaboration with web services team and its project manager

SKILLS Computer: HTML+ CSS, Adobe Photoshop, MS Office, graphic design for printed
materials, web design, Google Analytics, WordPress, Mac+PC proficient,
knowledge of social media platforms including Instagram,
Facebook, and Twitter
Languages: Native English, Intermediate Japanese

HOBBIES/
VOLUNTEERING Dog walker for Westside German Shepard Rescue, Japan Foundation of
Los Angeles volunteer, creative writing, life drawing/sketching,