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Summary

A senior public relations and marketing major looking to obtain a full time consumer public relations or marketing position in summer 2011 with an international company that will utilize my writing, organization and communication skills

Work experience

Jun 2011Aug 2011

Intern

Toys"R"Us, Inc

• Assisted in researching, contacting and sending out toys for toy award programs

• Utilized CisionPoint to create media lists, obtain press clippings and conduct media outreach for events

• Contacted national media including New York Times, People and Today for holiday gift guides

• Worked with a team of six interns to research and recommend digital content ideas for the company

Jun 2010Aug 2010

Intern

Campus Special LLC

• Built client relationships with local businesses in the area and five corporate clients to sell ad space in coupon book

• Learned many different areas of sales, practiced cold calling and conducted account management

• Exceeded goals and generated more than $30,000 in sales for company and ranked in top 20 of over 250 interns

• Launched a new website for online ordering

Sep 2009Jan 2010

Account Supervisor

Hill Communications

• Headed five team members on a public relations project for the Oncenter

• Conducted surveys on campus to explain why students do not travel downtown

• Organized interviews and found solutions to the problem presented by the Oncenter

• Planned promotional events on campus to raise awareness of the events

Sep 2009Jan 2010

Public Relations Representative

Jerk Magazine

• Served as a public relations representative for an on campus magazine

• Contacted bands, venues, and planned events for launch party of magazine

• Gained awareness of magazine on campus through flyers, tabling and launch party

• Blogged about music trends on magazine’s website

Sep 2009Jan 2010

Blood Drive Promoter

American Red Cross

• Spent three hours a week promoting the American Red Cross

• Traveled to nearby cities to encourage blood donation and passed out flyers

• Developed relationships with local communities causing an increase in donations

• Gained ten or more donors for each drive by traveling to city and promoting

Jun 2009Aug 2009

Intern

Envision Radio Networks

• Coordinated special events through syndicated radio shows

• Convinced 15 stations in various parts of country to add shows

• Wrote press releases and pitches for three different special events

• Learned to build rapport through the telephone

Education

Aug 2008Present

B.S.

Syracuse University

Skills

Word
Soundslides
Six Years of Spanish
Sales Force
PowerPoint
Lexis Nexis
Excel
CisionPoint
Audacity
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