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  1. 1. Chelsea PotestatoCareer PortfolioNorthwood UniversityCareer Development
  2. 2. Table of Contents
  3. 3. IntroductionThe purpose of this portfolio is to display myskills, accomplishments, and work that bestexpress my abilities thus far into my collegeeducation.I will be receiving a business degree inAdvertising and Marketing come May 2014 fromNorthwood University.I am inspired to live what I love everyday bymany things, experiences, and successful peopleI have had the tremendous opportunity to know.
  4. 4. GoalsTo obtain a job where I am always able to learnnew things, develop new skills, and build off ofthe knowledge and strengths I already have.To have the opportunity to work at an advertisingagency in a position that allows me to harnessmy creative energy and use it to the best of myability.To maintain the passion I have for my field inevery stage and aspect of my future career.
  5. 5. Chelsea Potestato52446 Silent Ridge | Chesterfield, MI 48051 | 586.321.0778 | potestat2118@northwood.eduEDUCATION Northwood University – Midland, MI Bachelor of Business Administration May 2014 Major: Advertising & Marketing Scholarship: Northwood University Free-Enterprise Scholarship awarded on academic merit Columbia College Chicago – Chicago, IL Major: Film & Video 2010-2011EXPERIENCE Diversified Retirement Services – Clinton Twp., MI Secretary May 2011 – August 2012 · Demonstrated professionalism with strong communication and phone skills to manage incoming calls for financial advisor · Managed and maintained appointment scheduling and handled follow-up with clients and prospects · Assumed leadership role while managing day-to-day office operations · Maintained client files and handled confidential and proprietary information with discretion · Assisted in creating client information forms and files through various Microsoft Office programs · Coordinated packets and compiled information for monthly financial seminars Maui Tanning – Midland, MI Sales Associate 2011 – 2012 · Cross-functional experience in all operations of this independently-owned operation · Managed and maintained client records using the Helios program · Employed effective sales skills to upsell lotions and merchandise to customers · Maintained cleanliness and order of facility Cutting Edge Athletics – Clinton Twp., MI Gymnastics Coach 2007 – 2011 · Coached 1-12 year olds on fundamentals and one-on-one skills instruction in tumbling and gymnastics · Communicated effectively with parents to discuss behavior and progress of children · Coordinated practices, scheduling and prepared team for state-wide competitionsLEADERSHIP Delta Zeta – Xi Eta Chapter 2012 – PresentVOLUNTEER Michigan Blood Organization – Donor 2011 – Present Volunteers of America 2011 – Present · Adopt a family each holiday season through the Adopt-a-Family program Colonial Villa Assisted Living 2011 – Present · Assist the residents in Bingo games twice a month Susan G. Komen: Race for the Cure 2009 – Present · 5k participant and team member
  6. 6. iPhone 5 campaign – billboard designSamples ofWorkKia Soul – excerpt from paper on compan past advertisements
  7. 7. Samples ofWorkMagazine cover design
  8. 8. PhotosDelta Zeta’s annual Turtle Tug competition to raise money forThe Painted Turtle Camp supporting children with terminalillnessesNorthwood University’s Annual International Auto Show 2011participant – team Mercedes member