To gain experience in the fields of marketing and public relations through work in institutions of higher education.

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Sep 2005 - Dec 2008

Bachelor of Business Administration

Work History

Work History
Jan 2009 - Present

Marketing Specialist

University of North Texas College of Information
  • Engaged in active team participation in market research, branding proposals, and implementation of re-branding strategies.
  • Drafted strategic plan for recruitment and designed recruitment materials and print ads.
  • Managed and uploaded College news stories at www.coi.unt.edu and facebook.com/untcoi to position the College as a leader in innovative changes
  • Implemented advertising and media plan.
  • Executed annual alumni events from venue exploration to promotion and budget monitors.
  • Drafted, edited, and designed various ads, brochures, and other communication pieces.
  •             Promoted from part time assistant to full time position supervising a student assistant. 
  •             Special award for logo design - Council of Advancement and Support of Education.
Feb 2008 - Feb 2009

Development Assistant

University of North Texas College of Information
  • Aided College as development representative after full time Development Officer’s resignation.
  • Improved and maintained a strategic stewardship plan as a measure to attract and retain donors.
  • Coordinated new donor and renewal packet distribution.
  • Analyzed financial data to generate and publish annual donor newsletter.
Jul 2007 - Feb 2008

Event Coordinator

Main Event Entertainment
  • Gained experience with direct marketing through email blasts, community event booths, holiday promotions and campaigns, daily sales pitches, and customer surveys.
  • Managed center’s donation distributions to various local non – profit organizations.
  • Maintained relationships with customers planning birthday parties, corporate events, and school field trips.
  • Executed event transaction from contract and logistics plan to actual event operation.
Sep 2006 - May 2007

Student Donor Development Associate

University of North Texas Office of Development
  • Acted as a liaison to alumni and donors through phone call, donation appeal, and pledge card mail out.
  • Entered data to track fulfilled pledges and contact outcome.
  • Realized over $1,000 in fulfilled pledges over the course of three months.