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SARAH MCNAB mcnabs@email.sc.edu | 803.391.

5529 | Columbia, SC Education____________________________________________________________________________ University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC Class of 2015 Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Merchandising & Art History GPA: 3.60 Experience____________________________________________________________________________ UOU Representative Summer 2013- Present Campus Representative/ Event Planner for Urban Outfitters Sole planner of all in-store events including live music events, customer DIY events and charity events with the goal of building a relationship with the store and the surrounding community Selecting and transforming venues to accommodate clients needs and vendors specifications Event booking/Band booking for in store live-shows Develop strong relationships with vendors and sponsors Budget management of up to $2000 for over 400 attendees Social Media and Public Relations promotion for events via Instagram, Facebook, etc. Urban Outfitters Columbia Summer 2013- Present Sales Associate Enhanced Customer Service, recognized as Exceptional Employee during Mystery Shops Assist in merchandising womens department displays/ visual merchandising displays Attend meetings that focus on seasonal merchandise transitions and merchandise selection Jasper Magazine Summer 2013 Intern Intern at Columbias flagship arts magazine Writing for publication, assisting at photo shoots, assisting with styling, assistant to editor Coordinate and plan events, i.e. Release functions, staff meetings, interviewing and reporting guests City Year Columbia, Young Heroes Program 2009-2010 Co-Captain Youth Mentoring and Community Service Led at-risk youth in service projects throughout community every Saturday for one year, interacting with inner-city students and community through discussion of social issues and service Skills________________________________________________________________________________ Photography South Carolina Schools Photography Competition Winner 2011 Photography Displayed and Sold at the Lewandowski Gallery at Winthrop University Leadership & Fashion Event Planning for Urban Outfitters Columbia; building community support and awareness with the retailer through music, charity and DIY events, 2013-Present Fashion Board USC Member 2012-Present National Retail Federation Fashion Forecasting Event Coordination, 2012 Doggie Fashion Show Philanthropy event coordination with Fashion Board USC, 2012-Present; combining charity and fashion with public relations and event planning USC Fashion Week Finale Show 2013, planning and coordination, planning and promoting event USC Fashion Week Student Designer Showcase 2013; event coordination and promotion, volunteer working behind the scenes with designers & dressers Richland Mall Display Window Design; proposed, designed and built display window for Spring 2013 display at Richland Fashion Mall in Columbia, SC

Computers: Mac and PC, Digital editing, Adobe Photoshop, Presentation software, Netscape, Windows Movie Maker, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Social Media Languages: Intermediate proficiency in French