Alex Perry

T: 937-543-2013 | E: perryrosereport@gmail.com

Experience

Zulily March 2015 – Current

Create production copy for the Women’s, Kid’s and Health & Beauty divisions at the Seattle-based online retailer. Consistently check email and update new and reused copy as request from the Merchandise department.

Perry Rose Report January 2013 – Current

PRR is a fashion blog that I have been running for the past year now. I dedicate a number of hours to blogging, social media management, networking and researching for my account. To see my latest stats and posts, visit perryrosereport.com.

Pretty Living PR April 2013 – September 2013

During this internship for school credit, I was responsible for weekly blog posts, social media management, co-hosting events, pitching to clients and organizing photo-shoots with the company. My work was featured on/in their website and print magazine. I worked on both group and independent projects.

Pioneer Magazine September 2013 – December 2013

For a semester, I was a staff writer for this biannual publication. I assisted other staff writers in editing their work, obtaining photographers to accompany their stories, securing sales for advertisements. I also designed a graphic to accompany my story with my own photography. I also secured additional advertisements and developed the artwork the company’s ad in Photoshop.

Shadyside Academy, The Hillman Center September 2013 – May 2014

My part-time position at Shadyside Academy consisted of event planning, sharing events with local media, updating the Hillman Center’s website and also developing a social media presence on Twitter and Facebook. Other responsibilities included ordering supplies, assisting with financial reports and reaching out to the community of Fox Chapel. I worked under Sarah Rubin, Executive Director at the Hillman Center.

The Chair January 2014 – April 2014

During my time as an intern for this Starz series, I worked under the supervision of Chris Hayes of Blender Advertising to edit biographies, covered events through live tweeting and developed a (social) media kit for the show to use for PR purposes.

Brazil Raine MUA November 2013 – April 2014
I managed social media for this Pittsburgh-based makeup artist through her Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and website.

Education

Point Park University August 2011- December 2014

I am a recent graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in journalism. During my time at Point Park University, I maintained a minimum 3.5 GPA for a Director Award Scholarship, as well as a spot on the Dean’s List. My work has been featured in the Pioneer Magazine (print) as well as the Point Park News Service (online).

Skills

Knowledge and experience with Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, Power Point) and Adobe programs (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign). Additional skills and knowledge include: networking both online and in person, social media management, branding, schedule building, digital photography, interviewing and reporting.

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