Interest

Photography, Hiking, Mountain Climbing, Wine Tastings, New social  media, Yoga, Tennis

Summary

I'm 22 years old and will be graduating from the College of Charleston in May. I love to travel and enjoy all things related to social media. I'm an experienced consensus builder who meets deadlines and exceeds expectations. I have developed excellent writing skills and am able to communicate effectively with diverse constituents. I have a proven record of creative programs that raise awareness and buy-in of target audiences.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2009 - Present

Social Media Intern

Benefitfocus.com
-Assist with inbound marketing efforts to drive traffic and increase healthcare video uploads and participation on website -Perform viral marketing, social outreach, and create/maintain media profiles on Facebook, YouTube, MySpace, Twitter -Identify and cultivate new social networking partnerships by searching blogs and online videos for health care content -Create content for icyou including writing the weekly blog, video descriptions, and meta data to improve search engine optimization
Oct 2008 - Present

Cultural Affairs Intern

City of Charleston
-Draft grant applications and press releases for OCA projects, festivals, and events -Update city and festival websites with text, photos, and links; create e-newsletters using Constant Contact software -Participate on Marketing Committee to organize and create a festival event for 18-30-year-olds -Cover Piccolo Spoleto Press Room; arrange interviews with artists/coordinators on local media -Complete graphic design and production for a festival venue promotional flyer
Mar 2007 - Jan 2009

Gallery Assistant

Dog & Horse Fine Art
-Identified synergies between artists and buyers; resulted in 18% increased gallery sales within three months -Enhanced images with full descriptions generating more hits on search engines with 10% greater traffic to the website -Implemented new standards for both artist and exhibition press releases including calendar listings to create excitement, attract more customers, and increase walk-in traffic -Professionally photographed exhibitions and paintings for website resulting in 15% increased sales of commissioned portraiture within 6 months
Jan 2008 - May 2008

Advertising/Marketing Intern

LH Entertainment
-Promoted company brand by presenting current marketing/advertising plan to local businesses -Worked alongside President/CEO and Vice President of Operations to formulate marketing and advertising ideas -Researched and developed client database for branch -Documented and streamlined website www.lhentertainment.net
May 2005 - Aug 2005

Marketing and Public Relations Manager

Carreras LLC
-Planned special events and built brand awareness through in-store promotions and press releases at two headquarters -Interacted with diverse customer base; acclimated to many cultures, languages, and mannerisms -Performed daily administrative and managerial tasks: visual merchandising, inventory control, sales training, incentives -Provided detailed weekly reports to owners about customer feedback on existing and new products

Education

Education
2005 - 2009

BA

Aug 2007 - Dec 2007

DEF

Universite de Grenoble

Skills

Skills

Adobe

Photoshop and PageMaker.

Photography

Experience with both Digital and 35 mm.

Microsoft Office

French

I have lived in France twice. I studied at the Universite de Grenoble in 2007. I have been taking French classes since I was 10 years old. I took a French AP course in high school and have taken it every semester of College. In May I will receive my BA in French.