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Hello! My name is Emily Coit and I am a senior at the University of Oregon, graduating with a degree in public relations in June, 2010. I am currently an Account Executive at Allen Hall Public Relations, the University of Oregon's student-run, full-service public relations firm. I am also a media intern at MyEugene, a local, online news source.  I previously interned in the public relations department of the Oregon Humane Society, it was during this internship when I discovered my love for the non-profit sector of public relations.  I am interested in fundraising, publicity and event planning for a non-profit organization.  I am a skilled public relations writer and a budding social media strategist. After graduation I plan to move to Telluride, CO where I will be working with an event planning company. 

Work experience

Jan 2010Present

Media Intern

Organize and manage company calendar Gain media coverage for local businesses through publication of two feature articles Sharpen copy-editing skills by serving as editor Develop research and investigative reporting skills

Sep 2009Present

Account Executive

Allen Hall Public Relations
Gain real-world experience by contributing to a professional agency Construct primary research to compile media and affinity target audience groups Collaborate with team to write and implement a public relations plan to increase Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art student and community membership
Nov 2009Feb 2010

Communications and PR Coordinator

Students for Global Health (UO)
Students for Global Health Delegated responsibilities over a group of 27 members Created and implemented a public relations plan to raise campus awareness Strategically introduced and managed social media Reformed existing PR practices to create beneficial relationships between SGH and other student groups
Aug 2009Oct 2009

Event Planning Intern

Oregon Humane Society
Organized two fundraising events which netted $260,000 in charitable donations Gained media coverage for OHS through article written for company magazine Constructed publicity kits for local community members to increase education about proper pet care.
Jan 2008Dec 2008

Sorority Rituals Director

Delta Gamma

Educated 120+ women on the importance of teamwork and leadership Managed $1,000 budget Lead and orchestrated rituals committee in brainstorming, organizing and excessive planning.


Danish Institute of Study Abroad

I studied abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark in the summer of 2009.  During that time I learned about the history and culture of Denmark and the other Scandinavian countries.

Allen Hall Public Relations


Education Together Foundation


Social Media Strategy
Feature Article Writing
Public Relations Writing
Blog Writing
French Language