John Hill                                          708.921.9865
  A dependable, experienced, and motivated individual that values building long-lasting relationships with clients and co-workers

Education             August 2007 – May 2011                           Illinois State University                          Normal, IL
                                      Integrated Marketing Communication Major
      Major Specific GPA: 3.57
      Cumulative GPA: 3.03

Professional         May 2010 – August 2010                            NSA Media                                           Downers Grove, IL    
Experience           Database Intern
      North America’s largest media planning and buying agency
     Completed a grand opening analysis for a client in the Chicagoland area by using iAnalyze. The analysis was based on vendor's media coverage, demographic and geographic information, as well as current store locations
     Updated the database with 1,000+ current newspaper vendor’s information, distribution numbers, and advertising rates
      Assisted with the annual Thanksgiving survey for the client teams by communicating with various newspaper vendors. Increased the project completion rate to 98% compared to the previous year's 74%, by collaborating with another intern

May 2009 – August 2009                           Bear Construction                                   Rolling Meadows, IL
Marketing Intern
      Adobe Illustrator was used to develop multiple advertisements, one of which was featured in a sponsorship booklet for a golf outing.
      Developed over 100 project profiles for past jobs, multiple e-newsletter templates, as well as multiple company videos for conventions and trade shows
      Participated on the committee that organized the annual client appreciation golf outing.
October 2009 – March 2010                       ISU Telefund Center                              Normal, IL
Student Caller
      Communicate with alumni of the university to keep them updated with issues on campus and update their alumni records. Building relationships with the fellow Redbirds was the focus of the call
      Solicited for donations to not only uphold ISU, but also improve the university for future students
      Built a prospect donor participation rate of 18% that yielded $1,500+ in donations

March 2004 – 2008                                    Green Garden Country Club                   Frankfort, IL
Driving Range Manager
      Supervised and oversaw all activity at the Driving Range
      Set up display cases for demo clubs, golf attire, and related golf products.

Activities              January 2008 – Present                             Pi Sigma Epsilon                                   Normal, IL
 General Member
     The respected co-ed business professional marketing fraternity has developed my knowledge with marketing projects, selling strategies, and sales management.
      Participated on the Recruitment Committee for the past 3 years, which consists of recruiting new members using various marketing strategies and participating in the new member interviews

Marketing            March 2011 - Present                                 ARCADIA                                                World Wide Web Experience          Creator
      Launched on March 22nd, ARCADIA is a blog that shares fresh news, trends, and insight in the world
        of Marketing
     Website traffic was increased by over 300% by utilizing a Google AdWords campaign
      Google Analytics has given in-depth details about visitor specifics
      2, 200+ site views | constant views in over 12 countries | average time on site 4:18 | referencing sites
        49%, direct traffic 27%, search engines 24% | 63% new visits | 18% bounce rate | browser preference
        Firefox 58% | website loyalty 35% of visitors will visit 5+ times | Stats compiled from March 22nd -
        May 14th, 2011  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      August – December 2010                          New Covenant Community                     Normal, IL
                                    Advertising Campaign
      Targeted increasing awareness and changing misperceptions for this liberal/progressive church
      Took responsibility in designing a billboard and a newspaper ad in Adobe Illustrator                                                                                                                                                          
August – December 2010                           Firehouse Pizza and Pub                       Normal, IL
Advertising Campaign
      This creative brief was intended to place Firehouse and its various entertainment offerings in the consumer’s evoked set
      Designed a new logo, multiple poster layouts, direct mail pieces, and other promotional pieces in Adobe Illustrator                                                                                                                                                                                    
Relevant Marketing Courses
      Buyer Behavior, Development in Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC), Foundation of IMC, IMC, Introduction to Marketing Management, Marketing Research, Personal Selling and Relationship Marketing, Strategy and Design, Retail Management and Promotion, Strategic Marketing Management                                                                                                                                                                           
Computer Skills           Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, Creative Portfolio available at,                                                 Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, Social Networking sites and tools, Windows XP, Vista, and 7
Community                   Habitat for Humanity                                               American Red Cross Check- In Volunteer
Involvement                Polar Plunge for Special Olympics                         Local Walk/Run 5k for Special Olympics