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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.

References

Michael & Susan Phillips

Mr. and Mrs. Phillips have been leading Toastmasters for several years.  They have mastered advanced public speaking skills.  Michael recently won in a district speaking contest, which is a great honor.

Jim Curtis

Rev. Jim Curtis pastors a local church.  I volunteered to start a single's group at the church and named it Single View.  The social activities were designed to bring single people together for fun and fellowship and to share the heart of God.

http://www.churchestulsa.com/harvest-church/

Bill Handy

Professor Handy teaches an online social media class at OSU from Stillwater, Oklahoma.  His methods are non-traditional and cutting edge for today's business world.

Portfolio

Work experience

Jun 2007Present

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.
2006Present

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.
20012005

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.
20002003

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.
20002001

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

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.