My Résumé

EDUCATION

BA in Managerial Marketing

Graduation: May 2016
Kent State University 

Kent, Ohio
GPA: 3.33

TECHNICAL TOOL SKILLS


Electronic Design: InDesign, Photoshop, WordPress, Constant Contact, Bridge, Illustrator, Premiere, Blender, Cura
Analytics: SEO, Google Analytics
Statistics: SPSS, Scarborough, SAP

WORK EXPERIENCE

Abby Schafer Photography, Cleveland, Ohio 

May 2011-Present 
Owner

  • Owner/operator of award winning photography business

  • Business growth of at least 100% year over year for the past 9 years and 400% in 2019 by successfully cultivating and retaining client base

  • Sole marketing representative, customer relationship manager and event coordinator.

  • Marketing streams include Facebook, Instagram, AbbySchaferPhotography.com, The Knot and Thumbtack. Voted "Best of 2015 on Thumbtack" and “Best of the Knot” 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 -- Inducted into their Hall of Fame as a result

  • Mentor to two (2) High School Senior interns from the Mayfield School system

ABI-G Marketing, Cleveland, Ohio 

Jan 2015- Present

Business & Marketing Consulting

  • Currently overseeing the marketing and development for small businesses across a vast array of industries including a salon, personal trainer, tattoo parlor, pizzeria, roofing company and consulting group

  • Branding & Web Development

    • Full company branding from logos, business cards, and slogans 

    • Website designed, both informational and full e-commerce 

    • SEO and Google Analytics

Pile Dynamics, Inc., Solon, Ohio 

September 2016- July 2018
Marketing Coordinator

  • Print and Web designer for highly technical foundation engineering organization

  • Conceptual designer for advertising materials (magazine/brochures) and email campaigns

  • Layout designer for quarterly newsletters

  • Marketing material creator including 3D models, stickers, trade show banners and logos

  • Event materials coordinator for trade shows (17), in-house events (2) and technical workshops (2)

  • Producer and editor of three (3) promotional and educational youtube videos

 

University Hospitals, Cleveland, Ohio

May 2016- August 2016

Market Research Intern

 

  • Researching and developing creative campaigns for the Seidman Cancer Center: “Woman Up” in partnership with the Komen Foundation, and UH’s Auxiliary Group


Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis, Indiana

June-August 2015
Marketing Intern

  • Hands-on experience creating spreadsheets for data analysis using marketing research resources such as Scarborough.


Mayfield Draga Pool, Mayfield Heights, Ohio

(7) Summers 2010-2016
Lifeguard, Swimming Instructor

  • Collaborating with 20 co-workers for team building activities. 

  • Areas of expertise include swimming instruction for the under four age group, specializing in confidence management, safety education and trust building. 


IMS Productions, Indianapolis, Indiana

Summers 2012- 2014
Utility and Runner

  • Member of a large production crew that televises IndyCar races. Duties include service support for the on-camera talent, working in adverse weather conditions, on-call fiber optics support during broadcast. 


Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

Spring 2014 - Fall 2014
Resident Assistant

  • Utilized effective time management skills by creating and implementing 12 programs and activities each semester for 60 residents while balancing full-time course load and extracurricular commitments. 

  • Built strong relationships with residents of diverse backgrounds by demonstrating support, concern, and helpful listening skills.   

  • Demonstrated strong communication skills through conversations with residents, building hall staff, and campus administrators.


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: 
Member of Delta Sigma Pi, a co-ed professional business fraternity - 2013-2016


VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE:

  • Habitat for Humanity Alternative Spring Break Trip: Atlanta, Georgia 

  • Akron Food Bank, Relay For Life, Ronald McDonald House                            

  • Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center, Chagrin Falls, Ohio  

  • Camp Cheerful, Strongsville, Ohio