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Alexis Benson

Alexis Benson

Account Executive

New York Parenting Media

New York, Other

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NYParenting.com

Account Executive

New York Parenting Media

Account Executive

New York Parenting Media

Impact Media Group

Advertising Sales Coordinator

Completed Egypt Yugoslavia and Croatia country reports. Coordinated entire report from on-site. Managed on-site business units consisting of local employees. Managed payroll and budgetary expenses of 10,000 USD. Approached government officials and private sector CEOs for advertising and editorial content. Liaised with The Times of London for editorial mock-up. Hosted The Times reporter at the completion of each project. Earned over 1 million dollars in annual advertising sales revenue.

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Mental Health Association

Intern

Interned at New Jersey's Intensive Family Support Specialist in Kennilworth, New Jersey while attending Rutgers' University for a Masters in Social Work.

AstraZeneca

Sales Representative

Promoted Branded topical cortico-steroid inhales for asthma and allegies
Intiated contact and developed ongoing relationship management
Added quality and efficiency to practice setting through educational tools and products
Provided up-to-date knowledge news and scholarly journal articles on medications
Managed budget and conducted monthly expense reports
SELECTED ACHIEVMENTS
* Ranked first in region for sales
* Elected Training Champion for drug launch

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NJMENTALHEALTHCARES

Referral Hotline Specialist

Answered calls, counseled and referred NJ residents and mental health consumers to local non-profits for help with their and family member's life challenges.

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Urology Sales Representative

SENIOR SPECIALTY REPRESENTATIVE
•Promoted branded products, Cialis®, and Androgel®, with partners from Eli Lilly and Solvay Pharmaceuticals, respectively in Manhattan’s Upper West and East side to Urologists and Internists. Hospitals included in territory were NY Presbyterian and Lenox Hill, and St. Luke’s Roosevelt.
•Increased market share by 25% in top 25% of prescribers of market data, 15% increase of entire territory by the end of the fourth quarter.

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Impact Media Group

Director

DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL FEATURES
•Responsible for on-site production of advertorials on emerging markets. (Completed reports in Egypt ‘99, Egypt’00, Nigeria, Rwanda, Brazil, Cayman Islands, Turkey, Barbados, and Malaysia) Published in The TImes, UK.
•Initiated contact and sold report concept and advertising to Heads of State, Government Ministers, CEOs and Marketing Managers.
•Established and managed on-site business units consisting of two to five local employees.
•2001 sales of $1.4 million.
•Achieved status as #1 team in the company for advertising sales revenue.
•Won the title of “Most Tenacious Salesperson.”

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Afa-Press

Feature Coordinator

Responsibilities similar to those of Impact Media (above)
Successfully passed a two-week selective training course conducted in Spanish

*Completed reports in Turkey, Nigeria, Egypt Barbados and Malaysia

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New York University

Master of Social Work (MSW), Social Work

The Peddie School

Boarding School, Hightstown New Jersey

Trinity College-Hartford

BS, Psychology, Neuroscience