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Work experience

Dec 2008Present

Public Relations Coordinator;

Assured Performance Network
  • Media Relations: distribute press releases to media contacts, form relationships with media contacts

  • Proofread: marketing materials, press releases, e-newsletters, articles, blog posts

  • Administrative duties: handle company phone calls

Sep 2005May 2008

Marketing Communications & PR Associate

Target Specialty Products
  • Wrote & proofread: press releases, articles for industry publications, e-newsletters employee newsletters, advertising copy, website content

  • Media relations: pitched press releases to publications, researched media, formed and fostered relationships with media contacts and compiled media clip book

  • Designed: ads, marketing materials, customer e-newsletters and employee newsletter

  • Administrative duties: handled marketing department phone calls, disseminated marketing materials and information internally, secured advertising insertions

  • Maintained databases: external trade show, internal seminar, public relations and advertising contacts

  • Event planning for seminars, meetings and fund raising events (silent auctions, raffles, charity golf tournaments, etc.): Contracted venues, secured speakers, completed banquet event orders, conducted post-event surveys & analyzed data from results, book travel

  • Coordinated for trade shows: show scheduling, floor space selection, reserve utilities, logistics

May 2004Sep 2004


O’Leary and Partners Ad & PR Agency
  • Media Relations: pitched press releases to publications, fostered relationships with media contact and compiled media clip book

  • Researched: media outlets, speaking opportunities, trade shows, publications, competition, and media hits

  • Proofread: press releases & marketing materials

  • Managed: editorial and speaking calendars


Aug 2000May 2005


California State University, Fullerton


Adobe Illustrator
MM Performa
Lexus Nexus
Adobe Photoshop
Microsoft Office Suite


I am a motivated PR professional who wants to put my superior event planning, verbal and written communication skills to good use to benefit myself and the company who is lucky enough to get me.

Professional Affiliations

Toastmasters International Member

-Vice President of Public Relations/Membership, July 2007-Present

-Vice President of Education, July 2006-June 2007

California State University, Fullerton Alumni Association Member

Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Member

Honors & Awards

2-time Associate of the Month at Target Specialty Products

Toastmaster of the Year of Toastmasters Club #6542

Employee of the Month at Quaker City Bank (now Banco Popular)