Brian C. Barton
Personal Profile: A dynamic and hard-working entry level professional seeking a role where my broad working experience and academic training can be applied to ensure success for my employer. Capable of working under pressure both as a team member as well as on my own initiative. Extremely motivated and always ready to take on new responsibilities and to learn new things.
August 2009 --- January 2010 Advertising Association
Member – Working along side other students in order to develop an advertising campaign for a major company. Central Michigan University competes with several other universities at the end of the year to see which school developed the most successful advertising campaign.
January 2008 – Present Central Michigan Life
Reporter/Copy editor – Covering local news events on campus for a wide publication newspaper. Reviewing and editing several articles before reaching an editor for publication
September 2008 – Present Grand Central Magazine
Reporter – Covering a wide range of topics and events handed down by an editor. Requires strong communication and writing skills plus meeting deadlines.
March 2008 – August 2008 Meadowbrook Country Club, Northville, Michigan
Banquet Service – All aspects of setting up high class dinner parties, large weddings, club events, and certain golf tournaments throughout the summer.
November 2002 - September 2007 Busch’s Marketplace, Plymouth, Michigan
Assistant Accounting and Receiving Manager - I was responsible for accepting orders from suppliers, dealing with disputes, adjustments and billing statements.
Assistant Grocery Manager – I placed orders and managed the placement of products on the shelves.
Assistant Frozen Food and Dairy Manager - I was in charge of placing orders, managing the floor, providing service for retailers and fully responsible for a department.
Produce Associate – Inventory maintenance including rotating product, food preparation, organizing displays, rearranging the floor for sale items, unloading orders, and gaining advanced skills in customer service.
Grocery Clerk - Provided customers with bagging services, which allowed me to develop great customer service skills.
Education Spring 2011 Bachelors of Science in Journalism
Graduate B.S. degree Journalism with a concentration on Advertising and News Editorial