Work History

Work History

  • Develop and update identity and marketing collateral for APHSA and its affiliates.
  • Develop collateral marketing materials for advertising and sponsorships.
  • Support the Communications and Social Media Manager to create an improved web and social media presence for the organization

American Public Human Services Association  

Aug 2014 - Present

Marketing and Membership Manager

  • Develop and update identity and marketing collateral for APHSA and its affiliates.
  • Develop collateral marketing materials for advertising and sponsorships.
  • Support the Communications and Social Media Manager to create an improved web and social media presence for the organization.
    • Develop and update identity and marketing collateral for APHSA and its affiliates
    • Develop collateral marketing materials for advertising and sponsorships
    • Support the Communications and Social Media Manager to create an improved web and social media presence for the organization

The Family League of Baltimore City

Jan 2012 - Aug 2014

Special Projects Coordinator

Responsibilities:

    • Initiated, planned, managed and monitored special projects and special events
    • Developed and managed all newsletter, social media, website content, marketing materials and press releases
    • Built relationships to promote community and organizational partnerships Informed and advised the CEO & President on issues based on specialized knowledge of the topic
    • Provided programmatic support and strategic assistance within the organization and to external partners
    • Organized and attended program and policy-related meetings Researches, proposes and writes policies conducive to company goals Composed talking points and briefing documents for the President & CEO and COO
    • Analyzed data from a wide variety of internal and external sources for the purpose of complying with contract, financial and legal requirements related to assigned focus areas and programs
    • Researched and analyzed data for the purpose of implementing best practices and improving program efficiency
    • Provided high levels of administrative and management supports between government officials and the Family League Monitored contract administration, including budgets and timely submissions of scheduled deliverables
    • Assisted in leveraging funds from government, corporate and private foundations for programs and initiatives
    • Responded to constituent concerns and inter-agency requests

Major Accomplishments:

    • Primary leadership role in planning the Family League's“ Annual Awards Banquet”
    • Served as a member of the Super Summer Campaign planning team and advisor to the overall design for the“ Read to Succeed Plus!” summer camp program
    • Provided strategic support to the Mayor's Youth Cabinet
    • Served as a member of the Family League's Standard of Excellence Task Force to ensure all 55 standards are met by the Maryland Standards for Excellence program

Council of the District of Columbia 

Jan 2009 - Dec 2011

Scheduler/Constituent Services Coordinator 

Responsibilities:

    • Responded to citizen complaints, questions and requests in a timely and efficient manner Facilitated and attended community meetings
    • Facilitated an open dialogue of communication between the Councilmember and residents by working directly with local community organizations, non-profit groups, and other stakeholders
    • Conducted legislative research and identified prospective legislative issues
    • Designed website imaging and developed website and newsletter content
    • Managed and maintained all aspects of the Councilmember's calendar
    • Facilitated all meeting correspondence
    • Composed press releases/media advisories Managed, developed and monitored website, social media, digital newsletter and website content

Major Accomplishments:

    • Primary leadership role in planning the“ DC Statehood Reception” for the Annual National Conference of State Legislators: 2009 Legislative Summit that was attended by over 700 Patrons
    • Primary leadership role in planning the“ The Creative Economy and Emerging Business: Challenges and Opportunities Summit.”
    • Planned monthly creative economy brown bag lunch discussions Planned the“ Youth Empowerment Summit” for the Department of

Education

Education

Florida A&M University School of Journalism

2007

Bachelor of Science Bachelor of Science, Journalism, Concentration in Public Relations, Spring 2007

Florida A & M University, School of Journalism

Tallahassee, FL

 

Major Courses: Marketing, Advertising, Media Ethics, Corporate Communications, Case Studies in Public Relations, Publications Editing and Design, Public Relations Methods, Mass Media Methods

Skills

Skills

Microsoft Office

Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook,  PowerPoint

Website/ Content Management

Adobe CQ,  iMIS, Front Page, SharePoint, Quark, Adobe Illustrator, Gemini 5 Project Tracking, Engineer-to-Order Software, Higher Logic, Peoplesoft, Constant Contact, 

Graphic Design

Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Quark, Lightroom, Publisher, Adobe Illustrator

Social Media

Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Instagram, Snap Chat