Ashley Bernhagen

Iowa State University '12 | Senior | Ames, IA |

Major: Event Management

Minors: Public Relations, Apparel Merchandising

Qualifications and Capabilities

Proactive, motivated individual ready to build upon skills with professional experience in research, public relations, and creative event planning.

Goal oriented and driven to succeed in tasks efficiently. Strong leadership qualities with an energetic, outgoing personality to help in a collaborative team environment.

Confidence in communicating with a diverse group of people to successfully achieve desired outcome.

Experience working with Internet and social medias as well as other computer applications, including Microsoft Office and Adobe applications for research and advertising planning campaigns.


American Rebel PR | Intern | Los Angeles, California | June 2011-August 2011

Created media press kits and wrote press releases, pitch letters, and press clippings for client exposure

Connected with client base to plan and execute brand promotions through different media outlets

Responsible for implementing launch of JVC Mobile Entertainment’s myriad of regional pages through innovative social media techniques

Assisted with planning, promoting, and running events with celebrities and high status cliental.

Examples were Rachel Zoe hosted event @ Petit Tresor (client) and Sillybandz (client) with Cody Simpson

Aerie by American Eagle | visual merchandiser, brand representative |April 2008- Present, West Des Moines, IA

Activities and Leadership:

Alpha Chi Omega | Event Planning Chair, Philanthropy Chair

Iowa State University Blood Drive | Public Relations Director

Iowa State University | Career Fair Ambassador