Lauren M. Jacobson
1604 Buffalo Street
Greensboro, NC 27405
(336) 327-8224
lmjacobson@mac.com

EDUCATION
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Bachelor of Science in Textile Products Design and Marketing, June 2008
Concentration: Marketing
Minor: Business Administration
Term Abroad: London, England, March 2007

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
Event Coordination Officer, Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies Student Organization, 2006-2008
• Worked with outside community organizations to plan social events, volunteer work, and fashion shows
for the interaction of UNCG students and the outside community.

UNCG Student Government House of Representatives Member, 2007-2008
• Education and practice of parliamentary procedures while creating campus-wide improvement and
student organization fund allocation goals.

UNCG Cheerleading, 2003-2004
• Communicated a positive representation of UNCG on campus and in the community, through charity
work such as Give A Kid A Coat and coaching Pop Warner Children’s Teams.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
Passport to Style: UNCG Student Fashion Showcase, March 2008
• Holding a leadership role to oversee all aspects, from creation to show, including development of theme
and logo, approval of garment designs, compilation of music, creation of set design, advertising and
promotion, and working with outside sources for gain of sponsors.

Pretty and Posh: UNCG Senior Fashion Showcase, April 2007
• Make-up artist in a high-intensity environment with time pressures to create customized looks for models.

2nd Annual Dress for Success Fashion Show, November 2006
• Developed logo and created design of posters, flyers, and special invitations.
• Managed budget allocated for advertising and promotion.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
•Triad Leadership Academies, 2007-2008
•UNCG Symposiums, Speakers include MacKay McDonald, Robyn Walters, Carl Nichols Jr., 2003-2007
•UNCG Visiting Scholar Lecture, Speaker Janet L. Labuda, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Director
of US Textile Enforcement, 2007

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Tripps Restaurant, June 2003- November 2007
Waitress, Hostess, Carry-Out Coordinator, Shift Leader, Trainer
• Provided enthusiastic, quality customer service that rendered high guest satisfaction and return rates.
• Interacted with a diverse mixture of customers to accommodate their individual needs.
• Monitored the intake of funds from the sale of goods.
• Delegated tasks to employees and oversaw their progress throughout the shift.
• Instructed new hires of a wide scope of duties including rules and regulations, proper time management,
use of computer systems, and how to properly handle and remedy a dissatisfied customer.



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