pursuing any fashion-related avenue with a strong involvement in social media and technology.
Events Marketing Intern
Modern Luxury: CS Magazine
I'm a Marketing and International Business student at Loyola University Chicago's Quinlan School of Business. Born and raised in Orange County, California but currently participating and contributing to the thriving and exciting city of Chicago, Illinois. I'm an avid hip-hop fan, admirer of unapologetic glamour, and indulgent...
Modern Luxury: CS Magazine
Events Marketing Intern
August 2013 — Present
Promote integrated marketing programs for all titles in the Chicago market of Modern Luxury Media: CS, Front Desk, CS Brides, CS Interiors, Men’s Book, and NS Magazine. Identified and recorded post-event media coverage, managed media research projects/spreadsheets. Ensure on-site presence, event flow and organization in integrated marketing programs including: executive dinners, luxury retail store openings, large-scale events and social media promotions. Assisted account executives in implementing full-circle marketing plan for clients. Team management of social media platform for CS, CS Brides, CS Interiors, Men’s Book, and Front Desk including Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr.
Events: Ferragusto with Spiaggia, Lovely Lincoln Wedding Hop, CS 6th Annual Best Dressed List, Afternoon of Bridal Luxury, Late Night Gourmet, Chicago Gourmet, Expo Chicago, Expo Chicago After Party, Neiman Marcus CUSP Event, NS Magazine’s Women of Style Luncheon, Breguet Exhibition at Tourbillon Boutique Chicago, Share the Care Ball
Victoria Secret Management Intern
June 2013 — August 2013
A multi-week immersion experience with the world's most admired specialty retailer. Experienced first-hand the power of Limited Brand's values and culture – and how they create top results. Participated in Human Resource capabilities such as recruitment, workplace scheduling, and performance management. Observated product management such as ordering, receiving, handling product damages and returns. Marketed merchandise by studying advertising, sales promotion, and display plans from corporate offices. Achieved financial objectives by preparing a quarterly budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances and taking corrective measures. Ensured compliance for safety legislation by all employees. Managed store revenue including cash handling, deposit reconciliation,and delivery of deposits to banks. Networked and developed relationships with top leaders and legendary teams.
Saks Fifth Avenue
July 2012 — June 2013
Responsible for providing outstanding customer service, establishing and developing strong customer relationships, building individual sales volume and establishing new accounts. Demonstrate an entrepreneurial approach to growing a customer base & client spend, and partner effectively with other team members.
Shadowed Chicago Marketing team on store events: Emily Giffin's 'Where We Belong' book signing, Fashion Night Out 2012, Roberto Cavalli Spring 2013 collection, Carolina Herrera Fall/Winter 2013 collection
Account Executive Intern
November 2012 — March 2013
Provide administrative assistance to former multi-cultural advertiser for the Chicago White Sox and present creator of JPriego. Boutique clients include Arenas Entertainment, Elda De La Rosa Couture, National Council of La Raza among others. Identified opportunities to reach Hispanic Market or potential clients for business development. Obtained market research, and assisted with business proposals, which involve creative writing, presentations, and advertising ideas. Stay up to date on media trends and strategy. Created storyboards for advertising.
Projects: Arenas Entertainment's “Bless me, Ultima”, Chicago Car Outlet’s Scholarship Program, National Council of La Raza’s ALMA Awards
Law Office of Cuevas & Gregg
September 2011 — March 2012
Answering each call and greeting every guest, serving as the de facto face of a law firm, ensuring that all communication is routed effectively. Scheduling appointments and deposition dates. Overseeing office calendar, filing and organizing paperwork, translating between client and attorney. Basic daily maintenance and closing the office. Correspondence between attorneys, courts, or clients with an understanding of basic legal terminology. New client/case file creations and client billing.
June 2009 — August 2011
Building lasting relationships with customers with phone calls and note card follow ups. Work as a team player to reach our sale goals and to ensure each customer receives the adequate service. Consistently seek new fashion and product knowledge to be the expert for the customer
Awards: Quarterly Pacesetter, Accessories Striker, Fashion Reward Card Top Performer
Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
June 2010 — July 2011
Facebook and Twitter involvement to create a social media involvement. Created a scholarship and internship program with our executive board members. Networking at different events representing the youth chamber with orange county's business professionals. Organized monthly round tables on topics helpful for college student professionals. Complied flyers and other marketable strategies
Loyola University of Chicago
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), International Business and Marketing
Santa Ana College
Sage Hill School
High School Diploma