Amy Varner

Amy Varner

Work History

Work History
Feb 2013 - Present

Client Care Representative

Blackboard

Provided customer support to alert notification customers

Jul 2012 - Feb 2013

Market Development Respresentative

Blackboard Inc.
  • Maintained lead generation
  • Took inbound calls and placed outbound calls
  • Managed general sales inquiries
Jan 2011 - Sep 2011

Child Care

First Baptist Church
  • Provided child care for 10-12 children (birth through fifth grade) during church activities
Aug 2009 - May 2011

Resident Assistant

Southwest Baptist University
  • Implemented monthly hall activities, bi-weekly room checks, and education events for 35 students
  • Helped plan and promote major events such as a social justice campaign and an alcohol awareness program
  • Mentored students and facilitated conflict resolution
Dec 2009 - Oct 2010

Intern and Freelancer

The Marketing Bunch
  • Researched media buys in Bolivar and Springfield (cost of newspaper, radio, TV, newsletter, and billboard ads)
  • Assisted with marketing for the opening of AcuStep in Springfield (grand opening for Chamber of Commerce, created handouts and ink pens, worked on website)
  • Attended Chamber of Commerce meetings
  • Created marketing and PR materials for 2010 Bolivar Business Expo
  • Developed a survey for House of Hope
May 2010 - Aug 2010

Business Office Intern

Windermere Baptist Conference Center

On a daily basis completed various office tasks including managing reservations, processing payments, answering the phone, and filing paperwork

Jan 2009 - Sep 2009

Publicity Assistant

First Baptist Church's 150th Anniversary Celebration
  • Created a logo and developed collateral materials (fliers, door hangers, banners, ink pens, t-shirts)
  • Planned major events including ministry fair, community block party, concert, and reunion
May 2007 - May 2009

Office Assistant

Southwest Baptist University
  • Tracked and reconciled work orders
  • Produced ID cards for faculty, staff, and students
  • Input hours for bi-weekly time cards

Education

Education
Jun 2011 - May 2012

Master of Arts

Drury University
  • Emphasis: Organizational Leadership and Change

Portfolio

Interest

Learning new things, gardening, baking, being outdoors, going on adventures with my husband

Summary

An aspiring public relations practitioner with certification in social media.  Seeking a challenging position requiring excellent writing, communication, and people skills.

Objective

To obtain a communication position in the Wake Forest, North Carolina area

Skills

Skills

Microsoft Office and General Computer Tasks

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. Typing: 80+ wpm

Certifications

Certifications
Jun 2011 - Present

Social Media Certificate

Drury University

References

References

Regina Waters

Academic adviser and professor

Brett Miller

Academic adviser and professor

Linda Bunch

Supervisor for internship and free lance work