Work History

Work History
Aug 2011 - Present

Marketing, Outreach, and Event Planning Intern

WVUp All Night
  • Responsible for identifying target audiences, creating a strategic marketing plan to promote movie attendance, and dealing with organizations around West Virginia University
  • Currently lead the Movie Promotion Division for WVUp All Night
  • Write marketing pieces and edit web content
  • Collaborate with student and faculty led organizations
  • Work with different departments to create incentives for students who attend movies
  • Created and implemented a marketing strategy that resulted in an increase in the average attendance for movies at the Gluck Theater
Aug 2010 - Jan 2011

Fundraising Coordinator

Mountaineer Communication Organization
  • Won 4 out of 4 projects against two other organizations during the semester
  • Developed a mock business case for why Caterpillar should open a division in New Zealand
  • Wrote a public service announcement to help promote the local free clinic Health Right.Worked with local newspaper, radio, and other media outlets to raise awareness for Health Right
  • Raised over $1,700 for the Boys and Girls Club in Morgantown West Virginia
May 2009 - Aug 2009

Office Assistant

AnyJob Software
  • Generated and processed company statements and invoices for my employer.
  • Responsibilities also included typing memos, filing paperwork, and handling correspondence.

Education

Education
Aug 2008 - Present

West Virginia University
  • Major- Communication Studies 
  • Minors- International Studies and German 
  • GPA- 3.78
  • Magna Cum Laude
Aug 2009 - Jan 2010

Study Abroad

Aalborg University
  • Nominated and selected to spend a term abroad at Aalborg University
  • Collaborated on research projects and studied alongside students from all over the world
  • Conducted a 45 page cross-disciplinary research project individually
  • Orally defended my project in front of a panel of faculty
  • Traveled throughout Europe and experienced many different cultures first hand

Summary of Relevant Skills

  • Excellent problem solver and extremely quick learner
  • Advanced level of German reading, writing, and conversation skills
  • Experience in business development, fundraising, and marketing
  • Leadership experience
  • Capable of completing independent tasks or team projects
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and hardworking
  • Ambitious, with a strong desire to make a difference
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft OneNote

Languages

  • English- Native proficiency
  • German- Professional working proficiency