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Stephanie M. Martin
Rio Rancho, NM 87144
smmarts@gmail.com
(505) 440-4173

Professional Summary:
Excellent communication and organizational skills with an acute attention to detail. Ability to manage multiple projects efficiently using time and priority management skills while providing high standards of performance. Writing and editing skills including concept, copywriting, and maintaining content for Web and print as well as updating, revising and posting new material.

Education:
August 2006-May 2008
The University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM

Bachelor of Arts: Journalism and Mass Communications
Major: Print Journalism
Minor: Criminology
Cumulative GPA of 3.30

August 2004-July 2006
Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute Albuquerque, NM

Earned credits toward bachelors degree
Completed all entry-level courses before transferring to UNM
Cumulative GPA of 3.21

August 2000-May2004
Rio Rancho High School Rio Rancho, NM

Cumulative GPA of 3.35
Earned college credits
Participated in one year of Mock Trial
Played three years on RAMS golf team

Experience:
September 2008-Present
Applied Research Associates, Inc. Albuquerque, NM

Marketing Assistant
Write and edit content for both the internal and external Web site
Write and edit feature stories and press releases about current projects and happenings around the company
Update company databases (such as employee demographics and resumes)
Handle company marketing materials for customers, employees, trade shows and conferences
Distribute press releases to media outlets and contacts using an Internet based PR database

August 2007-January 2008
The New Mexico Daily Lobo Albuquerque, NM

Reporter
Report on various issues and topics around the university campus
Develop story ideas, interview students and campus officials and edit stories

July 2005-September 2008
Lumber Products Albuquerque, NM

Administrative Assistant
Assisted with accounts payable and accounts receivable duties such as billing, receiving, preparing invoices, preparing daily bank deposits, etc.
Compiled spreadsheets, memos, letters, etc. to distribute to employees and customers
Worked with customers regarding payments and account activity
Answered phones and worked with customers on a daily basis

June 2002-August 2005
Smith’s Food and Drug Rio Rancho, NM

Customer Service Representative and Photo Lab Technician
High levels of customer service, daily interaction with customers and answering phones
Performed sales, returns and exchanges daily
Used Western Union, TicketMaster and New Mexico Lottery software
Worked with large amounts of cash daily, including balancing drawers
Processed and developed film

Skills:
Computer/Technical
Microsoft: Word, Excel, Money, Outlook, PowerPoint
Adobe: basic operation of Acrobat, Contribute, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Photoshop
FileMaker
Basic knowledge of HTML
Mozilla FireFox and Internet Explorer

Communications
AP, APA, MLA writing styles
Audio/Visual presentations
Research methods