B.A. in Journalism, specializing in Advertising/PR
Minor in Public Management
I am an effective communicator and team builder because I value emotional intelligence. As a journalism major, I have acquired excellent verbal and written communication skills. My strengths are in marketing and strategic planning. I have natural curiosity that keeps me open minded, and without compromise, a drive to succeed. (for more info see my LinkedIn)
Minor in Public Management
Work I have done as the Marketing Assistant includes:
Pigasus Pictures came to Bloomington, IN to film Paul Shoulberg's romantic dramedy THE GOOD CATHOLIC. Within the short month that the crew filmed, my colleague and I accomplished the following:
Agency 7 is a class offered at IU for admitted students. I was elected Managing Director to oversee the teams client-work and delegate assignments where needed.
The IU Media School website reads:
"The course is designed as a real-world, service learning experience for junior and senior students who actively participate in an agency practicum that provides actual business clients with public relations, advertising and marketing communications services.
The agency is managed by students who work in teams that develop communication strategy and creative development for their clients. These students also have the opportunity to experience firsthand global, integrated agency best practices through international study with creative advertising and public relations organizations."
I met the President of the league last year and asked to do freelance work after an enjoyable first impression and sharing her passion to act on politics. So far I have:
In Milan, Italy I worked for a start-up company which allowed me to work closely with my boss and see first-hand how a company operates. I had the opportunity to ask questions, attend networking events, and learn about the e-commerce business at conferences and meetings. Tasks included:
The most important role of a board member is standing as an accountable leader for the annual National Student Advertising Competition. The campaign is a start-to-finish project done for a new client each year, and incorporates all aspects of marketing, advertising, journalism, and communications.
On the executive team I work closely with the club president and the other board members to plan, organize, and facilitate club activities. This includes seeking freelance work, gaining partnerships, organizing funds, and managing trips.
As a Media School ambassador I share my academic and extracurricular experiences to prospective students, give them tours, and answer their questions. I also assist with events and provide hospitality to the public figures we host.
NowThis Media tells news stories with short-form video, tailored for the social and mobile user. As a campus brand ambassador I help get their message across to IU students, work campus events to promote the organization, and also distribute NowThis merchandise.
I'm a proud ambassador for the organization that helped me study and work abroad in Italy, IES (International Education of Students). As an ambassador I help my home university talk with students who are thinking about going abroad, and I work with students who are currently abroad and answer emails/prepare informational materials that IES might want.
Copy writing (including headlines, tag lines, teasers, and body), news releases, features (including profiles), content reports, persuasive writing, speech writing, and radio and TV ads
Case briefs, creative briefs, strategy books, consumer profiles
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat, Google (including AdWords), YouTube, Pinterest, WordPress, LinkedIn, Vine
Intermediate Spanish, beginner's Italian
2015 3˚ Forum Food & Made In Italy Conference, 2015 National Student Advertising Competition, 2013 NCAA Sports Marketing Conference, Bloomington Advertising Club.
Two advertising campaign projects. See my LinkedIn for the complete plan books.
Director of Marketing and Communications, IU School of Education
[email protected], 812.856.8067
Senior lecturer, IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs
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CEO, Gourmet Italy