Matthew E. Batjes
25147 Patriot Ct., Plainfield, IL 60544
Illinois State University, Normal IL May 2015
Bachelor of Science
Minor: Organizational Leadership
Cumulative GPA: 3.03/4.0
Major GPA: 3.22/4.0
Work Related Experience
Illinois State University- Revel U Magazine August 2014 – May 2015
Business Management Intern
o Developed promotion ideas to attract college students to Revel U magazine.
o Accumulated experience for a career in the integrated marketing communications field and learning proper
Illinois State Univ ersity- Watterson Dining Commons August 2013 – May 2015
o Responsible for the organization of the beverage stations for use by the students .
o Gained experience working with team members and learning to become an effective leader by assigning
team members with task to complete in order to achieve efficient results.
Illinois State University - Sports Marketing Student Association August 2012 – May 2015
o Joined the fall of 2012
Became Director of Finance in spring of 2013. Control all financial matters within the organization.
Gained leadership experience when we hosted a fundraiser selling hotdogs in Normal, IL
Organized a 3 vs. 3 basketball tournament philanthropy event
Half of proceeds went to Alzheimer’s Association
Organized a promotional event for the women’s basketball team
Improved student attendance by 1000%
Illinois State University - American Marketing Association August 2013 – December 2014
o Joined the fall of 2013
Met many executive members of companies and gain insigh t knowledge in the workforce.
Networked with many of my colleagues in order to establish a relationship with other students.
Joliet Animal Control Fall 2011
o Volunteered with animals.
Tasks included cleaning up the animal’s cages and walking the dogs for their bathroom break.
Illinois State University- Bring It Back to Normal Spring 2012
o Volunteered to clean up Illinois State area.
Went to all local areas within Normal, IL and helped out the community.
Assisted in the cleaning of household yards.
o Microsoft Proficient
o WordPress Experience