Eric Schlau

Eric Schlau

Areas of Expertise

Internet Marketing, Social Media, Public Relations, Corporate Communications, Branding, Reputation Management, Integrated Communications, Strategic Planning, Organizational Change, Advertising, Market Research and Analysis, Copywriting, Design, Client/Media Relations

Summary

Young marketing communications professional with an affinity for business and a strong entrepreneurial spirit.  Exceptional writing, editing and communication skills.  Experienced in Internet marketing, social media applications, and public relations.

Education

Education
Aug 2008 - Dec 2008

B.A.

Buffalo State College
  • Major GPA: 3.01

Relative Coursework

Applied Communications Research, Public Relations Writing, Campaigns in PR, Organizational Communication, COMM Graphics, Strategic Planning for PR & Advertising, Principles of Marketing, Principles of Management, Financial Accounting, Principles of Microeconomics, Organizational Communication

The Public Communication major offers students a realistic integrated curriculum of public relations and advertising.  Students are provided with not only theory, but practice.  I was able to work with and develop strategic campaigns for both the American Red Cross Greater Buffalo Chapter and The Alzheimer's Association of Western New York.

Work History

Work History
May 2009 - Present

Marketing & PR Coordinator

Eagle Mountain
Sep 2008 - Dec 2008

Class Project: Campaigns in PR

Alzheimer's Association and Buffalo State Colllege
  • Developed a strategic campaign for the Alzheimer's Association of WNY's Respite Program to increase volunteer base, overall awareness and expand new program
May 2008 - Sep 2008

Volunteer, North East District Conference Planning Committee

Buffalo Niagara PRSA

Assisted in the planning, coordination, and execution of the 2008 PRSA North East District Conference which was held on September 11, 2008 in Buffalo at the Adams Marks Hotel

Jun 2008 - Aug 2008

Public Relations Intern

http://www.traverscollins.com
  • Wrote Press Releases for companies such as Time Warner Cable, the Seneca Diabetes Foundation, and Northtown Automotive Companies
  • Conducted Research as needed
  • Assisted in Special Events
  • Developed presentation materials

Skills

Skills

Adobe Suite

Proficient with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop