Alexandra Rudd

Freelance Article Writer & Content Writer

Location:Plano, Texas, United States
2 Skills
Alexandra Rudd

I am interested in working in a positive, dynamic environment, where I can utilize my strong work ethic, diverse skill base, and collaborative nature to contribute to successful operations, while also learning more about myself in the process.

Skills and Experience

October 2010 - Present Insight | Tempe, AZ
Solutions Quoting Specialist
Responsible for supporting the overall efforts of the SMARTnet Warranty Sales team. This involves, but is not limited to, quoting, hold processing, report generation and overall administrative and operational support for the sales team and their clients.
? Analyze customer sales requirements, develop business strategies and deliver quotes for hardware, software, and services to the customer.
? Responsible for delivering quotes ranging from a thousand to multimillion dollar values.
? Led four-person team for preparation of proactive quotes, training, special projects, and correspondence with other department managers. Currently delivering reactive quotes for the West region and Public Sector. Responsible for reporting on team performance metrics.

Marc h 2010 – May 2010 Forum Design | Scottsdale, AZ
Marketing and Sales Assistant
? Answered approximately 50 calls per day dealing with sales inquiries and problem resolutions.
? Responsible for maintenance of content/pricing on wholesale and retail website, product marketing images, SEO.
? Gained B-to-B sales experience working with vendors both domestic and international.
? Ensured sales orders were completed, shipped and invoiced through an inventory management system.

August 2009 - March 2010 944 Magazine | Phoenix, AZ
Editorial Writer
? Wrote articles for the Phoenix publication of the magazine with pieces published beginning in October 2009. Focused on stories for fashion, lifestyle and business openings around Arizona.
? Achievement in copy editing with long and short-form writing in AP style.
? Managed the creation of the 944 monthly events calendar.

December 2008 - June 2009 Saturday Night Magazine | Tempe, AZ
Editorial Writer
? Wrote for the AZscene section on popular bars and restaurants in Arizona for the monthly lifestyle magazine.

September 2008 - May 2009 ASU School of Social Work | Tempe, AZ
Office Assistant
? Answered phones in the Field Office and Student Advising and carried out basic office duties.
? Handled student profiles from the Downtown Phoenix and Tucson locations with Microsoft Access and filing work.

January 2008 - April 2008 azTeen Magazine | Phoenix, AZ
Creative Editorial Intern
? Assisted with art direction of magazine, photo shoots, and preparing publication for print.
? Organized the 2008 azValenTeen’s Day Bash for over 500 attendees at Tempe Marketplace.

June 2007 - August 2007 PLUS Media | New York City, NY
Public Relations Intern
? Assisted with the creative production of Satellite Media Tours and researched potential clients.
? Assisted with the organization of the traveling production of SHOUT! The Mod Musical.

June 2007 - August 2007 Michael Mailer Films | New York City, NY
Script Intern
? Wrote coverage on scripts up for consideration, including synopsis and feedback.
? Gained valuable experience in the workings and organization of a running film production company.

? Competent with Mac and Windows platforms, and all Microsoft Office products.
? Highly proficient with Excel, Outlook and Word. Daily use of CRM, SAP and customer contact databases.
? Skilled in using Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator.

2006-2009 Arizona State University | Tempe, AZ
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism & Mass Communication
? Emphasis in Print Journalism and Media Analysis & Criticism
? Minor in Theatre and Film
? Dean’s List Fall 2009 and Spring 2007

Academic Achievements
MCC Talent Achievement for Journalism, 2007
ASU Dean’s List, Fall 2009 and Spring 2007
ASU Provost’s Scholarship, 2005 Mountain View High School Academic Achievement
University of Arizona Wildcat Excellence Scholarship, 2005

College and Community Leadership

2010 Stockings for the Troops 2010
? Organized, solicited donations, and sent 48 holiday stockings for soldiers belonging to PRT Zabul in Afghanistan.

2010 Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk 2010
Team Coordinator
? Helped coordinate donations and walkers to participate and raise awareness for Alzheimer care, support and research.

East Valley Child Crisis Center 2004
Team Coordinator for Jabil
? Coordinated Christmas activities and donations for 43 children at the Child Crisis Center.

Chandler Service Club Flower Girls 2004-2005
? Debutant program that teaches girls to get involved in community and national service projects.
? Participated in community service all throughout the year, including serving dinner at Ronald McDonald House, assisting with the Boys and Girls Club, and helping with the Chandler Historical Society.


I’m a highly active person with interests spanning a wide-spectrum from business and journalism, to film, community volunteering, rollerblading, and my family. I’m a hard worker and instill a strong sense of trust in those who know me.
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing
Content Writing