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Jane F. Hall

Unit #243, Linfield College

McMinnville, OR 97128



Seeking position in writing, sales promotions, and event coordination for a small public relations or destination management organization in the Pacific Northwest.



  • Writing/Editing
    • Edited student literary publication for grammar and style
    • Assisted with copy selection, layout and paste-up; coordinated printing and distribution
    • Wrote and edited newsletter for campus interest group
    • Used Pagemaker and Microsoft Word to compose correspondence and produce flyers
  • Sales
    • Waited on customers and was frequently asked for suggestions on appropriate materials which resulted in increased sales
    • Worked quickly and efficiently under pressure and maintained friendly customer service.
    • Handled many phases of customer service such as phone orders, scheduling appointments, telephone inquiries, and inventory control


  • Event Coordination
    • Coordinated travel arrangements, pre-event training, informational workshops, fundraising, and publicity for annual three-day conference
    • Arranged housing and meals for two hundred participants
    • Planned and coordinated campus activities such as movies, dances and special events
    • Worked cooperatively with other board members to manage and coordinate campuswide activities calendar


Work Experience

  • West Bend Books, salesperson, summer 1998
  • B & B of Portland, receptionist, summer 1997
  • Better Buys, clerk, summer 1996
  • Linfield College English Department, work/study secretary, 1996-1998
  • Testmarketed Downpour, student literary magazine, 1996-97. Sr. Editor, 1998-99
  • Linfield College Program Board, member, 1996-98.


  • B.A. English, Linfield College, 1999. Studies included one semester in Vienna, Austria.
  • Awarded Linfield Honor Scholarship, 1995-99, Michael J. Frey Memorial
  • Scholarship and Linfield Faculty Scholarship

References available on request