Kurt Monette's Resume

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Kurt D. Monette
3827 Common Road
Warren, MI 48092
(586) 242-6301
[email protected]
OBJECTIVE: To obtain a position at an advertising agency that utilizes my
writing/research, interpersonal skills, creativity, and diligence
Oakland University, Rochester, MI
September 2003-August 2008
Bachelor of Arts Degree in English
: Advertising Concentration: Film Studies

Major G.P.A: 3.7

Overall G.P.A: 3.5
Borders Bookstore, Birmingham, MI
Bookseller September 2009-Present

Interact with, engage, and assist customers

Provide proper knowledge of current materials, merchandise and store make-up

Assist in organization of store materials and operate search database program

Ensure that store’s corporate goals are met

Operate cash registers
Periodical and Media Inventory Processor

Manage weekly influx and inventory of periodicals, DVD’s, and CD’s

Follow corporate directives for special display of periodicals and media
Allied Advertising, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Promotions/ Public Relations Assistant January 2008-September 2009

Assisted entertainment publicists in securing promotions/publicity for feature films

Scanned local media outlets for publicity pieces

Staffed local promotional events, press and word-of-mouth screenings

Followed directives from studios to perform market/demographic research

Solicited potential promotional tie-ins for upcoming films
Kresge Library, Oakland University
August 2003-April 2008
Information Technology Assistant

Managed the computer lab while providing assistance to patrons

Processed and updated inventory on library equipment

Directed phone and email requests

Proficient in Microsoft Office, Internet (social media/research) email, Mac and PC
operating systems, familiar with Adobe Photoshop, basic html, website/blog
development, and digital video editing.

Earned Dean’s List honors in 2005-06 and 2006-07

Received recommendation for British literature analysis to be presented at the
“Meeting of Minds” Undergraduate Conference

Creator, curator, & writer of comedy site featured on various websites

Procured and produced several freelance video editing jobs

Independently wrote, performed, and recorded full length music album, as well
as several creative short films for the web
Online Creative Portfolio: http://www.kurtmonette.blogspot.com/