Throughout my years as a student, I learned how to be a Graphic Designer and solid communicator through Public Relations, Broadcast and Marketing courses.
I am always looking for opportunities to improve my work skills as well as increase my leadership skills and involvement in the community!
*in profile photo, I am the person in the middle sporting our new event running tee for RunForHopeOKC.org!*
Executes a portfolio of community-based events, with accountability for significant income targets, as well as event-related mission and advocacy activities. Ensures goal achievement through the effective leadership, engagement, empowerment and mobilization of event volunteers.
- Identify, recruit and enroll employers located primarily in the Oklahoma City area to hire OSU students and alumni for full-time, part-time and internship employment
- Market Career Services departmental services and events to employers, while assisting with the promotion of OSU
- Manage the Career Services employer database
- Lead special projects as requested and assist with other Career Services tasks as needed.
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Events and Entertainment Associate - June '09 - Aug. '09
Promotions Crew - Aug. 09 - Aug. '10 Storm Chaser (Interactive Squad) - Sept. '10 - Jan. '14
- Conduct crowd activation through t-shirt distribution, noise motivation and execution of in-stand/on-court promotions in crowds of 19,000+ (OKC Arena)
- Represent the OKC Thunder franchise in a professional-fan environment with fellow Storm Chasers at Official Thunder Watch Parties and outside-arena events
As lead Campus Representative, responsibilities include:
- Outreach and recruitment of all potential student populations
- Representing the University at various high school, business and community functions
- Coordinating a comprehensive recruitment plan to include the training and guidance of other individuals representing the campus
- Implementing a follow-up communication plan for all prospective students
- Transformed Community Relations at outside-arena events (ex. children's All-Star game)
- Helped manage distribution of game-night programs, interacted with fans at creativity stations and more
Travel to various MidFirst Banks throughout Oklahoma on weekend summer caravan promotional visits. This includes:
- set up and take down of caravan equipment
- working various booths, such as the poster handout/sweepstakes sign-up
- attending brainstorm session/discussions to improve the caravan
Worked with Senior Marketing Director to produce:
- a flip-book to be passed out to students at Career Fairs
- a student/parent publication
- various advertisements for the Daily O'Collegian (college newspaper)
- UTILIZED: IAdobe nDesign, Illustrator and PhotoShop in creation of publications as well as took photos and worked with various people for interviews
Also interviewed students and employers at a Career Fair as well as the Lights on Stillwater table used to pass out information, t-shirts and cups to OSU Students at the beginning of the 2009 school year.
As a broadcast intern, aided the production manager with different aspects of the morning show, such as:
- put up and take down of equipment
- assisting set-up of stage for incoming talent
- equipping the morning show talent with microphones
- helping test audio
- Designing non-section and the front page of the Daily O'Collegian 2-3 nights a week
- Training incoming design editors in usage of Adobe InDesign
Also worked with the OSU Ad Department to put together 16-page publications such as Trends and Traditions and New Student Orientation.
As a member of Alpha Phi Omega service fraterniy, I was an executive in the following positions:
- Public Relations chair
- RUSH chair
- Web and Social Media Coordinator
Through this positions, my skills in these areas were recognized and increased:
- management (of the organization, projects, etc.)
- communications (public speaking, leading meetings, etc.)
- design (t-shirts, flyers, Rush concepts, etc.)
- social networking sites
- administrative assistance (typing, saving files, phone calls, etc.)
- Web site creation (apo-okstate.webs.com)
- Served as a member of the March of Dimes committee in the capacity of a "campus representative" in order to further the involvement of campus students, namely the African American community.
- Coordinated and hosted a Lip Sync Competition to raise funds for the March of Dimes, as well as put together table hours, table decorations and more to raise funds in the Student Union Atrium at Oklahoma State University. Raised a little over $450.
- Aided the March for Babies in Sept. '08 by face painting and participating in the walk held in the Atrium of the Student Union
- Establishing relationships with camp counselors during various camps that stayed in student housing during the summer of 2008 through
- Working shifts at the front desks of housing buildings and doing night-time rounds
- Answering questions quickly and efficiently
- Checking in/out residents.
As a participant in the SAM program, I participated in the capacity of three different positions, which were:
- Student Academic Mentor (Fall 2006 and 2007): this required 1 -2 mentees (freshman) upon which I met up with at least once a week to be an OSU Expert for, including answering questions about anything OSU, being a shoulder to lean on if they needed it, and helping them keep away from Homesickness
- Teaching Assistant (Fall 2006 and 2007): I became a Student Teaching Assistant for a graduate student teaching Freshman Orientation, which included helping with roll at the beginning of the class, helping coordinate a scavenger hunt for the students, helping grade and being a go-to person in between
- SAM Student Coordinator (Mar. 2008 - May 2008): this involved helping coordinate the SAM program, which meant keeping up with new students participating in the program, helping with training sessions and being "a face to know" for the new students and participants
As a Residential Assistant, I was responsible for being a community mentor for 26 students (mostly freshman) living on the 4th floor Center of Bennett Hall, including:
- monitoring the hallways on duty nights, including lockouts
- working desk hours, which included answering phone calls and reporting on anything gone amiss, such as the basement flooding (Action Desk!)
- checking out students at the end of the semester
- taking a training course on ResLife
- attending weekly hall meetings
- filling out reports on hallway/building incidents
- planning floor events for residents as well as coordinating floor meetings