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Location: New York, NY, USA
School: Rider University
Field of Study: Public Relations


Alexandra Cottone

Staten Island, NY 10308 |------------ | ------------


Young professional with relevant experience at a PR & Marketing firm who is dedicated to building a career in the communication field.


Rider University
MA in Business Communication
Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations Minor in Event Planning and Production

Academic Highlights:

• GPA: 3.9, Dean’s List
• Order of Omega & Gamma Sigma Alpha, Greek Honor Societies
• Lambda Pi Eta, Communication Honor Society American Eagle Outfitters
Sales Associate

Work Experience:

American Eagle (Sales Associate) Oct. 2018 - Present

• Create floor designs and stock shelves before or after store hours
• Manage sales transactions effectively and efficiently
• Utilize customer service skills to accommodate customers’ requests

Resound Marketing (Intern) Sept. 2016-May 2018

• Assembled media lists and media audits for various clients including Polaroid, Vivitar, and Altec Lansing
• Created and sent pitches to fashion editors, lifestyle bloggers, business writers, talk show producers and other media contacts
• Utilized customer relation skills to discover new opportunities for clients

The Rider University Art Gallery (Receptionist) Sept. 2016-May 2017

• Assisted customers with inquiries about artwork
• Greeted visitors and responded to telephone and in-person requests for
information in a timely manner
• Assisted the art director with the packing and arrangement of displays

Leadership/Volunteer Experience:

Delta Phi Epsilon:
o Vice President
▪ Communicated with the secretary to monitor attendance
▪ Collaborated with officers and headquarters to ensure the sorority met standards
▪ Managed a team of people, including the treasurer, secretary, and risk manager
▪ Ensured that members followed the code of conduct
o Secretary
▪ Recorded notes at weekly chapter meetings and distributed to all members
▪ Maintained attendance records for mandated sorority meetings and events

Public Relations Student Society of America, Active Member
Dance Club, President
Relay for Life, Committee Member
Rider University Pep Band, Secretary

Technical Skills:

Proficient in: Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver

MA, Business Communication, BA, Public Relations, Event Planning, Internship Experience, Adobe