Ashley Van Gilder

Ashley Van Gilder


Aug 2009 - Present


Ashland University

Work History

Work History
Apr 2012 - Present


Mar 2012 - Present


Aug 2011 - Present

Student Worker

Eagle's Nest

• Provide excellent customer service and efficiently manage cash register• Prepare food products to meet customer requests while maintaining cleanliness• Help to increase sales by advising customers to fill up their meal swipes

Jun 2009 - Aug 2011

Head Photographer

Lake Bryn Mawr Camp

• Responsible for managing and scheduling Web Office staff on a daily basis• Created a Photoshop template and put together over 300 frames for parents receiving individual and cabin photos of their children• Uploaded 300 photos a day and tagged every child so parents could see their children doing daily activities• Coordinated special events such as Explorer Weekend and Visiting Day

Public Relations Experience

Public Relations Consultant, YMCA, Ashland, Ohio January 2012- Present

• Creating a 10-Step Strategic Communications Planning Matrix to bring awareness of the YMCA to all publics.• Developing goals and objectives, along with strategies, tactics, and budgets for the planning matrix. • Presenting a proposal to the head of the YMCA Ashland to go through with the planning matrix.

Professional Development

Presenter, Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (URAC) SymposiumMarch 2012

Global Citizen: To Be or Not To Be?

Presenter, Learning, Libraries, and Technology (LLT) ConferenceMarch 2009

Student Developed, Cross-Curricular Environmental Activities & Empowerment of Students in Education

Member, Igniting Streams of Learning in Science (ISLS)Summer 2009



Technology Skills

• Proficient in Adobe Photoshop • Ability to work with several operating systems, including Windows, Mac OSX and Linux