Alexandria Kessler

Alexandria Kessler

akessler@email.arizona.edu | 7605 Kevin Drive, Dallas, TX 75248 | 214.684.0012

EDUCATION

The University of Arizona, Eller College of Management                                                                                Tucson, Arizona

Major: Business Marketing                                                                                                                                   May 2016

Cumulative GPA: 3.51/4.0

Honors: Wildcat Excellence Scholarship Award, Dean’s List, The National Society of Collegiate Scholars

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Sy Kessler Sales, Inc.                                                                                                                                               Dallas, Texas

Administrative Sales Assistant                                                                                                                 Summers 2010 - 2014

  • Provided an assigned sales account manager with in-depth customer analysis based on factors such as product sales history, gross profit margin, and opportunities for growth based on customer websites and catalogs 
  • Participated in an elite customer service administrative calling center answering end-user’s product inquiries and trouble-shooting potential product defects

 

“Best of” Guide Dallas                                                                                                                               Addison, Texas

Marketing/ Advertising Intern                                                                                                             May 2013 - August 2013   

  • Assisted in the negotiation process of client contracts for restaurants and retailers focusing on frequency and margin stability
  • Implemented a basic marketing plan and timeline for restaurant and retail clients by collecting client revenues and targeting their revenue peaks
  • Collaborated with Vice President and CEO to assist event planning for The Dallas Mavericks
  • Managed all social media platforms including Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook to improve brand awareness for respective clientele
  • Facilitated the creation and distribution of printed literature advertising

 

Webix LLC.                                                                                                                                                           Dallas, Texas

Sales Assistant & Website Graphics Coordinator                                                                                          Summers 2012 - 2013

  • Marketed and sold website packages to potential clients
  • Provided procedural support to clients by suggesting essential website designs comparable to competitors in the market
  • Collaborated daily with head management to assist in recruiting new clientele

 

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

AXA Advisors - AXA Next Program                                                                                                          Tucson, Arizona Program Participant                                                                                                                      August 2014 - November 2014

  • Highly selective application process, competing alongside 100 candidates
  • Received exclusive insight into the financial industry, which was implemented during client consulting
  • Collaborated with AXA Advisors executives on construction of specific clientele 401(k) retirement plans

 

Eller Professional Sales Club                                                                                                                       Tucson, Arizona

Venues and Scheduling Chair                                                                                                            September 2013 - Present

  • Conducted research on employment opportunities for over 85 members of our sales club
  • Recruited and scheduled visits for prospective members interested in similar sales opportunities

 

Kappa Kappa Gamma                                                                                                                                     Tucson, Arizona

Philanthropy Assistant, Event Planning Assistant, Recruitment Assistant                                                                 August 2012 - Present

  • Acted as liaison between the Executive Board of Kappa Kappa Gamma and the members of the chapter
  • Managed inspirational leadership seminars that emphasized on professional communication and motivation among members of the chapter.
  • Raised over $15,000 by organizing a basketball tournament that benefitted the Generosity Water Foundation

 

B'nai B'rith Youth Organization                                                                                                                   Dallas, Texas

Event Coordinator                                                                                                                         January 2012 - August 2012

  • Planned community service events for the North Texas Oklahoma region of the organization
  • Created excel spreadsheets organizing member dues and alumni donations
  • Managed a telemarketing team in soliciting donations for the organization
  • Directed volunteer operations benefitting The North Texas Food Bank, that provided over 6,000
    meals for those in need

 

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

Computer:  Skilled in MS Windows and Mac OS, SPSS, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Access, Experienced in presentations and research methodology 


  • Org: Kappa Kappa Gamma
  • Campus: University of Arizona
  • Major: Business
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  • Chapter Involvement:
    Philanthropy Committee. Event Planning Committee. Recruitment Assistant.
  • Campus involvement:
    Eller Professional Sales Club
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