Kayla Prosser

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SUMMARY

Passionate about writing and devoting my time to becoming a successful loan officer at Foundation Financial Group. Being a server and doing phone sales along with my background has shaped me into a personable, caring human being. I have the desire to help anyone in any way I can, whether it’s changing lives one refinance at a time or by sharing my story with the rest of the world in my writing

EDUCATION
University of Indianapolis —Bachelor of Arts Degree, graduated May 7, 2011
Major: English/Creative Writing
Minor: Professional Writing
GPA: 3.2

COMPUTER SKILLS

Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Google Apps, Drupal and WordPress

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Accelerated  Management Trainee at Foundation Financial Group, Indianapolis, IN

  • Make 150+ phone calls a day in search of a way to  help customers personalize their financial situation depending on their needs

  • Preparing for the NMLS to become a loan office   2012-present

Executive Assistant  South Carolina Warriors      Summer 2011-January2012

  • Wrote press releases and kept spreadsheets of player contact and tax information

  • Worked closely with GM/Owners and Coach Chris Beard, former coach for Texas Tech

  • Created and maintained the South Carolina Warriors social media sites, Facebook, Twitter, and Gmail

  • Created and maintained the Excel spreadsheet for ticket sales and sponsorships to keep track of sales and commission for players

  • Developed the blog site for the SC Warriors on wordpress.com for a South Carolina local intern

Interned at One Click Ventures, an E-Commerce business (oneclickventures.com)                                   Summer 2011

  • Wrote and promoted celebrity-based blog posts for four online product stores

  • Promoted blogs through my own Facebook and Twitter accounts to market the products

  • Learned the importance of Search Engine Optimization

Poetry Editor (2009-11), Staff Writer (2010-11), Editorial Assistant (2010-11)for Univ of Indy literary magazine, Etchings

  • Involved in all facets of design, editing, marketing, and publicity

  • Organized the Etchings release party     April 8, 2010

  • Wrote features, opinion, news, entertainment and sports stories

  • Front page article, “Home is Where the Hounds Are,”    Oct. 13 2010

  • Front page article, “Student Time Management,”             Feb. 23, 2011

WORK EXPERIENCE

Server at Steak N Shake, Indianapolis, IN                       July 2011-Feb 2012

  • Served the South side community with great service, quality food, and a constant smile

  • Had the opportunity to grow as a person by interacting with diverse groups of people

Telecounselor for Univ of Indy Office of Admissions, Indianapolis, IN                              Fall 2007-2009

  • Called prospective students to inform them of upcoming events, admissions information, information about how to apply, etc

VOLUNTEER WORK

Dog Wash for Humane Society, Indianapolis, IN               March 23, 2012
The Great UIndy Clean Up, Indianapolis, IN           
April 10, 2010 and April 12, 2011


AWARDS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Second Honorable Mention for the 27th Annual University of Indianapolis Undergraduate Poetry Contest for my poem, “If It’s Up to God,”               March 15, 2010

  • Dean’ List, Junior year           May 2010

RELEVANT COURSEWORK

Poetry Writing Workshop, Technical Writing and Editing, Short Story, Poetry, Fiction Writing Workshop, Basic Desktop Publishing, Applied Journalism, Writing for the Web, Magazine Writing and Editing, Management, African American Writers, and Advanced Poetry Writing Workshop


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