Summary

I intend to find a career in which I can use my intellectual and creative abilities to improve a company. My diverse set of skills-- from writing and consulting to designing and cartography-- will enable me to succeed in a variety of industries and environments.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2008 - Present

Vice President of Public Relations, Student Government

Concordia University-Texas

--Developed and implemented social media for Concordia's Student Government and Student Activities

--Consulted university IT department on their use of SEO for www.concordia.edu

--Managed Student Government projects for the 2009-2010 school year

--Organized and archived Student Government information for the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 school years

--Started student newspaper The Mullet; editor-in-chief for two years

--Influenced the concept of new web calendar for the university’s website

--Restructured Student Government and $3,000 budget for the 2009-2010 school year

Apr 2009 - Present

Marketing Strategist - Intern

Praecipio Consulting

--Implemented SEO for http://praecipio.com

--Examined RFPs for client procurement

--Interviewed clients, gathering feedback for case studies

--Conducted market analysis to pinpoint Praecipio's market vertical

--Wrote marketing blogs for http://blog.praecipio.com discussing ITIL, Business Process Management (BPM), SharePoint, JIRA, the consulting process, and Google Wave

--Established Praecipio's brand and its consistency in published content

--Authored opening essay for Patrick Lane's Manifest Destiny

--Coached by Chattanooga-based writer Caleb Ludwick to develop business writing skills

Jan 2009 - Jan 2010

Medical Courier

Mother's Milk Bank at Austin

--Transported donated breastmilk from depots in Houston, Corpus Christi, Waco, and San Antonio to Austin

--Consulted MMBA on their use of social media in a non-profit context

Sep 2009 - Nov 2009

Social Media Consultant

Lutheran Social Services of the South

--Led meetings to establish organizational goals for social media use

--Created Wordpress, Twitter, and Facebook accounts for organization

--Defined marketing strategies for each social medium

--Constructed business processes for each social medium

May 2008 - Aug 2008

Week of Hope Flex Staff

Group Workcamps Foundation

--Hand-picked as Week of Hope Flex for Summer 2009 camps

--Trained in multiple positions

--Emceed morning and evening programs for 100+ attendees in Nashville, Tennessee and Bay City, Michigan

--Coordinated 15 service projects for 100+ attendees in Bluffton, Beaufort, and Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

--Flew across the country to step into chaotic situations; a "troubleshooter"

May 2007 - Aug 2007

Program Coordinator

Group Workcamps Foundation

--Hired through an extensive interview process

--Co-led seven consecutive week-long "Small Format Workcamps" in Bay City, Michigan

--Emceed morning and evening programs for an audience of 100+ attendees

--Delegated supervision of meal preparation and office administration

--Significant interaction with and guidance of other professional youth leaders

--Maintained a weekly budget of over $3,000

--Developed positive relationships with local community leaders

Education

Education