Kirsten C. Faile
3085 Kershaw Camden Hwy.
Lancaster, SC 29720
3/2012-1/2013 Target, Charleston, SC
Sales Associate/ Team Brand Coordinator
My requirements include giving register assistance when needed, customer service, opening and closing the Softlines department of the store, keeping the store neat, participating in team huddles and meetings, filling planograms or adjacencies, building shelves and several other things that fall into suit with the Softlines department.
6/2011-12/2011 Dick’s Sporting Goods, Charleston, SC
Cashier/Customer Engagement Specialist
My requirements include running the cash register, customer service, opening and closing the front end of the store, processing and sorting shipment, and keeping the store neat and orderly. I also serve as the ‘5S’ specialist, which requires me to be knowledgeable of the store’s front end policies. Such policies include: Sustainability, cleanliness, efficiency, sales support, and organization.
10/2010-05/2011 Lancaster County School District, Lancaster, SC
My requirements as a substitute teacher were to teach the planned assignments left by the regular teacher, help students with work assigned, guide and lead the class through new lessons, and all other duties required by a regular teacher.
10/2009-12/2009 WKSC Radio, Kershaw, SC
Sales & Marketing
My list of duties included: selling airtime and advertisements, representing the company at events, creating advertisements, and scheduling meetings and consultation appointments.
10/2009-07/2010 GameStop Inc., Lancaster, SC
My list of duties includes, stocking games on the walls, processing trades, running the cash register, selling subscriptions and reservations, filing paperwork, answering the phones, and preparing the store for opening and closing.
7/2009-6/2011 The Shoe Dept., Lancaster, SC/Charleston, SC
My list of duties includes stocking and aligning shoes, answering the phone, running the cash register, helping customers, entering data into the computer, and preparing the store for opening and closing.
8/2007-12/2007 Chic-Fil-A, Lancaster, SC
My list of duties included, operating the cash register, assisting customers, re-stocking shelves, cooking, preparing the store for opening and closing. I also had to work with paperwork with supplies within the store.
8/2009-5/2011 The Children’s Council, Lancaster, SC
Youth Trustee, Board of Directors
I served as the Board Member that represented the youth of my county. I helped approve grants for projects to benefit the youth, as well as supervising those projects.
8/2006-6/2009 The Children’s Council, Lancaster, SC
Young People in Charge Member
I served on a committee that allowed young people of the county to participate in fundraisers and events to promote the improvement of our community.
01/2011-Present Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry, Charleston, SC
I served as an experienced volunteer because I was capable of doing all things in the museum. I also served as the director’s personal assistant to help her prepare for meetings or classes. I also would help clean up and setup for activities in the museum.
1/2013- Present The Shaw Community Center, Charleston, SC
I serve as a community partner to the Shaw Community Center in downtown Charleston. I create and work events sponsored by the center. I also work closely with the Director, Karen Williams to gain more funding for the center and better media representation. I’m also working on the center’s social media presence.
08/2011-05/2013 College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
Degree Sought: Bachelors of Arts – Communication
I graduated in May from the College of Charleston. In my time there, I have taken several Communication courses in media and public relations, strategic market planning, advanced level writing courses and intrapersonal and interpersonal communication. I also took Micro- and Macroeconomics to prepare myself for the business world. I have also been deemed fluent in Spanish from classes taken at the College of Charleston.
08/2009-05/2011 University of South Carolina Lancaster, Lancaster, SC
Degree Attained: Associates of Arts – Mass Communications & Journalism
Graduating GPA: 3.38
I received my Associates of Arts degree with a concentration in Communication and Journalism. In doing such, I received two scholarships and spent three semesters on the Dean’s List. I took courses in Communication/Public Speaking, Keyboarding, Calculus, Logic, Economics, Biology, Journalism, and I am conversationally fluent in Spanish.
2005-2009 Buford High School, Lancaster, SC
Graduating GPA: 3.39
I graduated eighteenth in my class of one-hundred fifty-six and received the Journalism Award. While in high school, I was a member of the National Beta Club, The Buzz Club (a committee of people who put together the school newsletter), and served as the Editor of The Monument, which is the school’s yearbook. I was also a member of the Student Council as an officer for three years.