Resume


Last updated August, 19, 2013, please see linkedin for more recent updates.

Alexandra Patterson
http://www.linkedin.com/in/alexandrampatterson

Education

University of North Carolina, MSLS expected May 2014
New York University, Summer Publishing Institute, Certificate in Publishing July 2012
Kenyon College, Major: English, Minor: History, B.A. in English  May 2012
University of Exeter, English Literature, Junior Year Abroad

E X P E R I E N C E
Serials Intern, Environmental Protection Agency Research Triangle Park (July 2013-present)
Collected COUNTER statistics and prepared annual report
Updated subscription information using SerialsSolutions
Created remote access accounts using EBSCONET
Designed internship brochure for the 2014-2015 intern class
eBook Intern, Algonquin Books (June 2013-August 2013)
Edited HTML and CSS for books prior to distribution
QA’d backlist titles
Responded to Amazon reworks comments

Editorial Intern, Duke University Press (August 2012- June 2013)
Assisted with preparation for Board meetings
Wrote descriptions of manuscripts for the review board
Managed incoming manuscripts by entering them into the database and responding to author inquiries
Payed authors and readers for their services
Sent out packages using USPS and FedEx
Trained 4 new interns
Student Social Media Worker, Public Affairs Kenyon College (October 2011 – May 2012)
Updated social media platforms with relevant news information
Connected with alumni and others interested in Kenyon College
Managed student social media presence
Multimedia Student Worker, Kenyon College Library (August 2011 – May 2012)
Trained new employees
Assisted patrons with locating multimedia resources and monitor their use
Checked-out books and materials to patrons
Shelved print and non-print materials
Social Media Intern, Dormify (January 2012 – April 2012)
Explored new online brand involvement
Promoted new blog posts on social media sitesFounder and CFO, P.S. Don’t Stress, (April 2010 – April 2012)Wrote business plan
Created marketing plan
Managed inventory
Launched new products
Organized product delivery system
Created and maintained website
Managed customer database
Marketed new products using e-newsletter
Created gift baskets for delivery
Contributing Author, College Prowler (September 2011October 2011)
Gathered student opinions about Kenyon College
Managed data about Kenyon College
Wrote descriptions of campus

Administrative & Human Resources Intern, Her Campus Magazine (November 2010-May 2011)
Onboarded new team members
Created new email aliases for members
Managed list-servs
Managed MailChimp mailing list
Created pages for Her Campus branches

Editorial Intern, Wedding Scene Investigators (November 2010-March 2011)
Created content for online publication using Squarespace
Managed contributions from outside sources
Edited online articles for content
Requested articles through HARO, BloggerLinkUp, and Reporter Connection
Uploaded content to site
Research and Planning Intern, Rock Your Genius (November 2010-March 2011)
Gathered contributors for year-long Imua campaign
Scheduled programs and events for each contributor
Managed events timeline for year-long campaign
Research Assistant and Social Media Intern, Kelly Olin Coaching and Training (September 2010-April 2011)
Gathered information about topics in career coaching
Created a virtual library of new content using Evernote
Researched topics for upcoming blog posts
Managed online presence
Wrote daily Twitter and Facebook updates
Increased online followers
Archives Volunteer, Special Collections, University of Exeter, Devon, UK   (November 2010-February 2011)
Created preliminary catalog of incoming photographic materials
Processed donations to the Exeter Theater archive
Editorial Intern, College Lifestyles (September 2010-December 2010)
Created new content weekly for the website
Researched new ideas and compiling blog posts
Promoted new features from the website
Associate Editor, Graduated And Clueless, Nashville, TN (July 2010 – September 2010) 
Edited several chapters for publication in Graduated and Clueless: Guidebook for a Passionate, Purposeful and Profitable Career After College
Office Assistant, Center for Gifted Studies, Western Kentucky University (May 2009-September 2011, summer)
Scanned and archived slides of past camp activities
Researched current locations and accomplishments of program alumni
Contacted past program participants for alumni newsletter features
Organizing travel for the Director and Assistant Director
Created and managed a database for camp registrations
Prepared bulk mailings
Managed incoming mail
Responded to teacher, parent and student inquiries regarding the program
Assisted teachers and staff with scheduling and supplies

Student Multimedia Assistant, Kenyon College Library (August 2008- May 2010)
Assisted patrons with locating multimedia resources and monitor their use
Checked-out books and materials to patrons
Shelved print and non-print materials

Student Receptionist,  Kenyon College Admissions Office (January 2010-May 2010)
Scheduled students for campus tours and interviews
Prepared mailings for prospective students
Assisted with questions regarding the admissions process

Office Assistant, Cortland Enterprises (May 2005- May 2010: school breaks and summer)
Created and managed databases for tracking inventory, customers, vendors, price control
Managed invoice and accounts receivable files
Prepared bulk mailings, packets and materials for conferences
Launched a new program for keeping track of orders

S K I L L S

Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word) , Filemaker Pro 9 , Squarespace, Smartsheets, Google Apps, Social Media (Twitter, Skype, Facebook, MySpace, WordPress, Livejournal, and Blogger), Serials Solutions,

A C T I V I T I E S

Class Agent, Kenyon College Class of 2012 (May 2012 – present)
Student Senator, GPSF Senate, University of North Carolina (August 2012-present)
Library Committee Member, University of North Caorlina (August 2013-present)
Girl Scout Troop Leader, Girl Scouts of North Carolina Coastal Pines (August 2013-present)

HONORS AND AWARDS
Burton D. Morgan Business Concepts Competition Winner (Spring 2010)
Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition 3rd Place (Spring 2011)