Interest

Reading, writing, blogging, event planning, travel, long walks, exploring, adventure sports and adventure films.

Objective

Seeking a public relations position in the travel industry.

Summary of Qualifications

  • People oriented, excellent organizational and communication skills both verbal and written
  • Strong ability to work well independently or in team efforts
  • Desire to promote a positive image for companies or organizations.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2007 - Present

Customer Service Representative

Gannett COE Tulsa
  • Answer inbound calls for an international publishing company.
  • Sell newspaper subscriptions for customers in over 20 cities nationwide. 
  • Main focus is with the Phoenix, Arizona location.
2006 - Present

Administrative Assistant

Key Personnel
  • Compiled promotional packets for director of public relations for the success of a non-profit energy company, packets included news releases and articles for investors.
  • Processed paperwork for engineering projects and tracked project progression using Microsoft Office software.
  • Created forms and put them in macros to improve efficiency.
2001 - 2005

Single View Director/Coordinator - Volunteer

Tulsa Harvest Church
  • Started Single View single's group to minister to single's in the Tulsa area.
  • Led and organized events and activities for the group.
  • Led fundraising committee regarding upcoming events.
  • Created team church directory with photos of church members for fundraiser.
  • Published brochures to give to prospective new members
  • Arranged accommodations for guest speakers including travel, lodging, food, and activities for annual retreat.
  • Received promotion within church leadership to work on other social activities.
2000 - 2003

Docent - Volunteer

Tulsa Zoo
  • Completed 10 weeks of training to educate the public on zoo animals and environments.
  • Educated the public about select animals through live presentations.
  • Participated in maintaining the diet and cleanliness of education animals.
  • Visited with guests.
2000 - 2001

Administrative Assistant

Pepsi-Co
  • Assisted Director of National sales, two National Account Sales Managers and Trade Account Coordinator.
  • Gained exposure to all aspects of sales, marketing, promotion and public relations activities.
  • Coordinated customer travel and hotel arrangements for national sales meetings.
  • Created Microsoft PowerPoint presentations for sales decks.
  • Took oversight for office move and coordinated activities for the move.
  • Set up recurring lease payments for new equipment and new phone system.
  • Set up new hires with computer ID's, credit cards, security passes and travel arrangements.

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Extra Curricular Activities

Public Relations Society of America Membership 2006-2007 Speaking Up Toastmasters Club #3816 President 2004-2005 Club Member 2002-2005

Computer Skills

Internet Intranet Microsoft Professional Office 2000 Presentations Word Excel Outlook Typing 65 WPM

Social Media

    Oklahoma State University provides an online social media clas for students pursuing a journalism and broadcasting degree.  I have online classroom training and experience in the following social media applications: WordPress, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, Utterli and Ning.