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ashley highsmith


Address: 7406 Holly Avenue

City: Fort Smith

State: Arkansas

Zip: 72908

Country: United States

Cell: 479-629-6802


Seeking position in an office environment that demands quick and creative thinking, constant interaction, and being open to new ideas.


Work Experience

Advertising Representative (03/04/2009 – 06/25/2009)

Account management, building and maintaining an active account list, while providing client's with the upmost care and understanding of their individual needs.

Last Employer: Hill Country News

Contact Person: Don Moore/512-259-4449

Responsibilities: Meeting monthly sales goals, prospecting new accounts, cold calling on businesses for newspaper advertising sales.

Accomplishments: Obtained HEB as a client and got them to run a full page graduation ad esspecially for their graduates that worked there at the time.

Service Partner (02/04/2008 – 11/01/2008)

Provided Administrative duties for all of service department which included scheduling of 40 employees on a weekly basis.

Last Employer: HEB Grocery

Contact Person: Gabe Duran/512-528-0027

Responsibilities: Provided customers with the best of customer service while completed sales transactions for merchandise or servises; as well as assisting them with their Western Union Money Transfers, BillPay, Texas Box Office Ticket Sales, Credit Applications, Fishing License, and Tag Renewal.

Accomplishments: Received several raises in time that I worked there. Became a S.T.A.R.R.S member, obtained my Money Business Certification and was promoted to Business Center.

Station Assistant (02/01/2007 – 08/24/2007)

Graphic Design, Web Administration, and Research

Last Employer: Nexstar Digital Broadcasting

Contact Person: Marty Houston/479-785-2400

Responsibilities: Website launch of, creating ad banners for clients, providing research for sales staff and reporters, and all regular administrative duties included in running a television station.

Accomplishments: Learned Adobe Photoshop and Graphic Design Experience.

Account Manager (01/23/2006 – 10/31/2006)

Account Management, Media Research, Client Prospecting and relations, and meeting sales goals.

Last Employer: Cumulus Broadcasting Inc.

Contact Person: Smitty O'Loughlin

Responsibilities: Maintaining and growing an active account list, live remotes, creative assistance, and performing Client Needs Analysis and customizing a media plan forthe individual needs of the client.

Accomplishments: Helped to launch the Vibe, the Fort Smith area's first hip hop station.

Account Executive (06/07/2004 – 01/23/2006)

Account Management, Real Estate Knowledge and Contacts, Outside Sales, and experience in the marketing field.

Last Employer: Cox Media Inc.

Contact Person: Tracy Gibson/479-646-4608

Responsibilities: Build and maintain a client account list for the local CableMart channel 31. Had to create all Media Kits and my own way of tracking the listings made by the individual real estate agencies to ensure on billing.

Accomplishments: Was promoted from the Sales Assistant to an Account Executive after only 6 months. At time of my departure I had alrea dy met and exceeded all sales goals for the first quarter of they coming year.


Establishment: University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

Degree: Business Administration

Education Period: 08/18/2006 - 10/24/2007

Average Grade: 3.4 GPA


Customer Service, Sales, and ability to meet deadlines.

Computer Skills: Microsoft Office all products (esspecially Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, MSWorks, Adobe Photoshop, PageBuilder, Web Site Administration and design, Peachtree, QuarkXpress, QuickBooks, and creating small networks.

Foreign Language Skills: Spanish - Level II (Basic Conversations and extensive vocabulary of words. Great at translating Spanish writing into English.

Additional Information

Honors: National Honor Society Member, Who's Who Member, Presedential Academic Excellence Award Winner, and an Oklahoma Honor Society Member

Research Projects: Demographics and their spending trends as well as their media preferences.

Publications: National Library of Poetry Anthology Submission and Contest Winner

Conferences or Courses: Cox Univerity - Business Ethics and Principals. Onlilne Courses through UAFS in PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.

Professional Membership: Chamber of Commerce Member in Cedar Park, TX and Leander, TX. Was a member of the Fort Smith Chamber of Commerce and active in it while I worked for Cox Media and for Cumulus.

Certifications or Licensures: Money Business Certification


Writing poetry, Arts and Crafts of all kinds, Fishing, Golf, and Community Involvement.