Resume

MADISON BARNES

barnesma@mail.gvsu.edu– More contact info available upon request

EDUCATION

GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY, B.S. Candidate, 2015-

Majors:  Political Science and Advertising & Public Relations (PR emphasis)

Activities:

  • Member of the varsity (NCAA) lacrosse team
  • Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
  • GVSU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)
  • Student Environmental Coalition
  • College Democrats

Honors:

  • Frederick Meijer Honors College student
  • Dean’s List (Fall 2015, Winter 2016, Fall 2016)
  • 3.805 cumulative GPA
  • Recipient of Mawby Undergraduate Fellowship (2017)

 

OLENTANGY HIGH SCHOOL, Lewis Center, Ohio, Aug. 2011-May 2015

Activities:

  • Four-year field hockey player, three years on varsity
  • Four-year varsity lacrosse player
  • Student Newspaper member 2013-2015, Editor-in-chief 2014-2015
  • Yearbook staff member and social media manager, 2014-2015
  • BKOM (mentor to incoming high school freshmen) 2013-2015

Honors:

  • National Honor Society member
  • National AP Scholar
  • Graduated magna cum laude
  • Received State of Ohio Diploma with Honors
  • Presidential Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence
  • James M. McCann Excellence in Journalism Award
  • Multiple Superior and Excellent rankings at OSMA Journalism contest
  • Four-year Academic All-Conference winner in field hockey
  • Three-year Academic All-Conference winner in lacrosse
  • First Team All-Conference in lacrosse, 2015
  • Second Team All-Region in lacrosse, 2015
  • Two-time U.S. Lacrosse Academic All-American, 2014 and 2015
  • Captained lacrosse team, 2015

           

EXPERIENCE

 GRAND RAPIDS MARCH FOR SCIENCE, Social Media Volunteer, March-April 2017

Responsibilities:

  • Running the Twitter account for March
  • Promoting event/other pages for the event
  • Sharing science-related content
  • Scheduling Tweets using Hootsuite
  • Broadcasting the event using Twitter Live video

 

PROFICIENCIES/SKILLS

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Proficient in social media (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Youtube/Vimeo, WordPress, Tumblr, Hootsuite)
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Indesign, with some experience in PremierPro, Audition and Illustrator
  • Google Analytics Certification pending (by April 2017)
  • Excellent writer and communicator
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively

WORK EXPERIENCE

SALES ASSOCIATE, Lane Bryant, June-August 2016, December-January 2017

Responsibilities:

  • Selling merchandise and credit cards
  • Providing quality customer experiences and extensive product knowledge
  • Working in a team-selling environment focused on building client loyalty