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Cv Stephanie Barker

  1. 1. To Whom It May Concern,My name is Stephanie Barker and I am a white female, 22 years of age. I amcurrently studying full-time towards my honours in Strategic Communications, afterattaining a full-merit bursary, and I will attain my second degree as of the end of2012.Throughout my studies I have chosen to work, not only to support myself but toadditionally gain valuable skills within the workplace. Previous occupations Iundertook included the position of the Marketing Communications Officer forUthlanga Environmental Consultants. This position entailed the designing andcreation of newsletters, presentation slides, company profile, and sourcing andcreating a database of contacts. As of 1st September 2011, I chose to undertake ashort Social Media internship at Virtuosa (digital agency) and this position entailedthe creation and analysis of social media accounts of a number of prestigiousorganizations and the creation of industry related blogs.My honours degree also required the completion of an internship of 100 hours;however I chose to continue this internship throughout this year (2012) so as to gainvaluable experience. I am currently employed as an intern at Sound Media,whereby this position entails the creation of social media strategies, the handling ofvarious social media accounts and the assistance with experiential campaigns. Ihave chosen to explore various positions within the field of StrategicCommunications due to the fact that Strategic Communications involves anintegrated approach and thus it becomes important to have an understanding ofthe various facets that actively build the brand.More information of my previous work experience and references can be locatedwithin my Curriculum Vitae. Learning is my passion, and my desire to understand thenew and the trendy is what makes me distinct. I want to be different, I want to thinkdifferently and I enjoy doing so. From previous experience I can say that I work bestwith other creative minds and I enjoy being in a social environment.Please feel free to email me if you wish to set up an interview or if you would like anyadditional information. I look forward to hearing from you.Yours faithfully,Stephanie BarkerCell: 078 800 7442Email: stephanie.barker@rocketmail.comLinkedIn:
  2. 2. OBJECTIVE I am a meticulous individual, both eager and willing to work hard in order to get ahead. I work well as a leader but additionally thrive within a group environment. I am determined to work my way up the career ladder so as to achieve success, as in my mind nothing is unattainable. I feel that I would be an asset to anyDate of birth: 17 June 1990 company in any career I venture into.Identity Number: Available on RequestGender: Female EDUCATIONHome language: EnglishOther languages: Afrikaans [basic] High SchoolMarital status: single Abbotts College NorthcliffCriminal offenses: none Grade: 12Health: excellentDriver’s license: code 08 English HG (passed) - 76%Contact: 078 800 7442 Afrikaans HG (passed) - 73% Mathematical Literacy (passed) - 91% Life Orientation (passed) - 69%barker/1a/98b/b70 Business Studies (passed) - 70% Travel and Tourism SG (passed) - 73% Twitter: @Stefani001 Computers (CAT) SG (passed) - 83% Blog: Number of distinctions: 2http://theexperientialexperience.wordpress. Subjects with distinction - Computers (CAT), Mathematical Literacycom/ - Awarded National Senior Certificate - Received minimum requirements for admission to a bachelors’ degree, diploma or higher certificate. UNIVERSITY The University of Johannesburg Course: BA Marketing Communications Year: 1st year (2009) Subjects taken: Marketing Communication Business Management English Development Studies Communications
  3. 3. Year: 2nd Year (2010)September Subjects taken: Marketing Communication Marketing Management Development Studies Communications Year: 3rd year (2011) Attained Degree Subjects taken Marketing Communication (distinction) Marketing Management Communications Second degree Course: Strategic Communications Year: 4th year (2012) Honours (in progress) Subjects taken: Marketing Communication Communication Management Communication Theory Research Methodology Creative Conceptualization WORK HISTORY February 2010 to August 2011  Marketing Communications Officer at Uthlanga Environmental Consultants ( September 2011 to November 2011  Social Media Intern at Virtuosa ( February 2012 to current  2nd year Marketing Communications tutor May 2012 to current  Intern at Sound Media (
  4. 4. SKILLS Marketing Communication Marketing Strategy Microsoft Office (Various) Leadership skills Social media Blogging Communication Skills Researching skillsACHEIVEMENTS Attained a Marketing Communication Degree from the University of Johannesburg Acceptance into honours on a Full Merit Bursary Selected as a tutor for 2nd Year Marketing Communication students Completed a social media course at the Institute of Directors (IOD).REFERENCESUniversity of Johannesburg Clarissa Muir, Lecturer - 082 909 7201Uthlanga Environmental Consultants Sayuri Moodliar, Director - 082 920 9629Virtuosa Melt du Plooy, Head of search - 082 789 3544Sound Media Penny Wilson, Group head - 078 357 5245