Erin Givens

Erin Givens

Resume

Summary of Qualifications

Excellent networking and communication skills

Good organizational skills

Punctual

Work Experience

Public Relations Coordinator (11/2013-present)

Hays Public Library, Hays, KS

Write and send press releases, manage social media, create social media strategy, execute publicity strategies

Library Assistant II (08/2012-11/2013)

Hays Public Library, Hays, KS

Provide daily services to patrons

Daily computer use, organizing and putting books away

Assistant Manager (06/2011-07/2012)

Maurices (clothing store), Great Bend, KS

Manage associates in daily operations of the store

Provide excellent customer service, merchandising, maintain presentation standards

Daily computer use for opening and closing operations, cash and credit card purchases

Related Course

Intro to Web Design - Crisis Management - Conflict Management - Public Relations

            Intercultural Communication – Business and Professional Speaking

Education

Fort Hays State University

Hays, KS

Bachelors Degree in Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations

Anticipated graduation May 2014

Barton Community College

Great Bend, KS

Associate of Arts

Great Bend High School

Great Bend, KS

Additional Qualifications/Experience

Experience with Microsoft Office Products, attended Central Kansas Library Conference

References available upon request 

Resume

Summary of Qualifications

Excellent networking and communication skills

Good organizational skills

Punctual

Work Experience

Public Relations Coordinator (11/2013-present)

Hays Public Library, Hays, KS

Write and send press releases, manage social media, create social media strategy, execute publicity strategies

Library Assistant II (08/2012-11/2013)

Hays Public Library, Hays, KS

Provide daily services to patrons

Daily computer use, organizing and putting books away

Assistant Manager (06/2011-07/2012)

Maurices (clothing store), Great Bend, KS

Manage associates in daily operations of the store

Provide excellent customer service, merchandising, maintain presentation standards

Daily computer use for opening and closing operations, cash and credit card purchases

Related Course

Intro to Web Design - Crisis Management - Conflict Management - Public Relations

            Intercultural Communication – Business and Professional Speaking

Education

Fort Hays State University

Hays, KS

Bachelors Degree in Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations

Anticipated graduation May 2014

Barton Community College

Great Bend, KS

Associate of Arts

Great Bend High School

Great Bend, KS

Additional Qualifications/Experience

Experience with Microsoft Office Products, attended Central Kansas Library Conference

References available upon request 

Skills

Skills

Public Relations

I consider my public relations experience to also include customer service. I enjoy making the public and customers happy, fulfilling their needs and answering their questions. 

Organization

I feel a strong skill I possess is my organization. I create lists for daily, weekly and monthly tasks. I am able to easily re-prioritize if something is added to my list that trumps the importance of other tasks.

Writing Press Releases

I efficiently write, edit and send press releases to various media outlets.

Media Relations

I am comfortable working with the media in various formats including email, telephone and face-to-face communication.

Microsoft Office Suite

I have proficient skills using Microsoft Word, Publisher, Excel, and PowerPoint

Work History

Work History
Nov 2013 - Present

Public Relations Coordinator

Hays Public Library

Education

Education
Aug 2012 - Present

Bachelor's of Arts

Fort Hays State University
Aug 2010 - May 2012

Bachelor of Arts

Barton Community College
Aug 2006 - May 2010

Great Bend High School