Summary

Hi! My name is Claire and I am a senior at Drury University. I will be graduating in May with degree in Advertising, Public Relations and Design Arts ... basically I am passionate about the messages businesses put out and the creative strategies used to do so.

I would love to share my excitement for the industry with you and your business, if you know of any entry-level advertising positions please send them my way.

Enjoy my VisualCV!

Work History

Work History
Aug 2008 - Present

Office Assistant

Drury University, Office of Admission
  • Assist Admission staff with prospective student visits.
  • Plan and coordinate visits for prospective students and their families.
  • Offer help to campus visitors.
  • Contact high schools to confirm counselor visits.
  • Respond to student inquiries.
Apr 2011 - Present

Advertising Manager

The Mirror, Drury University
  • Oversee the student newspaper's advertising department.
  • Manage Advertising Representatives.
  • Send invoices, maintain account for the department.
  • Execute decisions to best suit the newspaper, staff, and students.
Aug 2011 - Present

Account Manager

National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) Client: Nissan

Work on a team to develop an integrated marketing plan to increase Nissan’s market share among multicultural audiences.

Research target, current consumer, brand messages, auto industry, media and more.

Address the issues presented by client and develop creative solutions for Nissan.

Aug 2011 - Jan 2012

Media Relations Intern

Mercy Springfield Communities (formerly St. John's Health System)
  • Wrote and distributed news releases to media outlets using Vocus.
  • Tracked media coverage for all of St. John's Health System.
  • Met with local media outlets for news coverage within the hospital and clinics.
May 2011 - Aug 2011

Public Relations/Graphic Design Intern

Urban Neighborhoods Alliance
  • Designed and created the visual identity for programs within the organization.
  • Developed and executed the marketing plan for the Community Land Trust program.
  • Created promotional pieces across various programs.

Education

Education
Aug 2008 - Present

Bachelor of Arts

Drury University

Minor: Global Studies

GPA: 3.81

Skills

Skills

Computer

Operate a wide variety of technological services, using them to maximize productivity; experienced with Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and QuarkXPress.

Problem Solving

Create innovative solutions related to advertising, public relations, and visual communications.

Organizational

Use resources to allow for effective and efficient work.

Design

Create a wide variety of designs for multiple purposes and projects in both promotional and recreational instances.

Communication

Comfortable presenting to large and small groups, in both formal and informal situations; worked with teams to accomplish tasks and goals in a professional manner.