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Ben Chisholm

6610 Byrnes Dr. McLean, Virginia 22101 · (703) 847-1795 · ben@reefball.com

University of North Florida, 2005
B.A, Business Administration, Cumulative GPA 3.2



World Wildlife Fund
Program Marketing Associate, 2007 – Present
Design, plan and implement marketing campaigns
Manage departmental budget and cross-organizational calendar
Create web content and manage intranet site
Develop marketing materials for various audiences

Oceana Inc.
Communications Associate, 2006 - 2007
Construct communication plans to be implemented for conservation campaigns
Communicate campaign related current events to news reporters and editors.
Compose and distribute press releases to media outlets.
Research and track media exposure through internet and print.

The Reef Ball Foundation
Volunteer, Cayman Islands Near Shore Rehabilitation Project, 2006 – Present
Preserve Genetics of Dying Corals.
Establish protected coral nurseries with fragments from each salvageable adult
Stabilize High Value Salvageable Adult Colonies – transplanting on artificial reefs
Monitor adult corals that survived transplanting
Reef Base Substrate Restoration.
Red Mangrove Restoration

Adventure Scuba Company
Sales Associate, Summer 2002- 2005
Present new product lines to clients.
Book courses and travel opportunities.
Monitor inventory for re-ordering requirements.
Responsible for opening and closing duties, including processing daily reports and bookkeeping.


Merit Scholarship Recipient, Florida Institute of Technology 2001-2002
UNF Dean’s List
Society of Human Resource Management member since 2005
Co-President of UNF Athletic Club 2003-2005
NAUI Certified Rescue Scuba Diver


Expert knowledge of MS Office (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
Expert knowledge of PeopleSoft/PRISM
Strong knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Macromedia Dreamweaver.
Proficient with ArcGIS and QM for Windows



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