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Communications Coordinator

Feeding America San Diego
  • Identify opportunities and proactively pitch local print, online and broadcast media on FASD’s mission, programs, research and events.
  • Develop and implement outreach and media relations as part of annual marketing and communications plan.
  • Prepare and distribute media kits, news releases, media advisories, fact sheets, talking points, op-eds and other press materials in support of outreach efforts, special events and cause marketing campaigns.
  • Coordinate interviews with internal and external experts, organize press conference logistics, and arrange site tours as needed.
  • Track press coverage for department and campaign reporting. Maintain media distribution lists.
  • Serve as organizational social media lead by working cross-departmentally to gather content, photos, videos, and messages for timely distribution on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram and LinkedIn.
  • Monitor and track social media engagement metrics to gage effectiveness and message focus.
  • Monitor all social media accounts to engage online community, answer questions, educate the public, and promote FASD’s partners, volunteers, advocates and supporters.
  • Write blog posts, serve as co-editor, coordinate post schedule, engage with visitors and request guest blog posts from appropriate partners.
  • Develop quarterly newsletter storyboard and assign topics, coordinate interviews, write articles by deadline.

Assistant Account Executive

Rachel Kay Public Relations
  • Secure national top-tier coverage for clients; secured coverage included The TODAY Show, Readers Digest, Every Day with Rachel Ray, Woman's Day
  • Direct client social media accounts
  • Coordinate client events and trade shows
  • Compile, draft and distribute press releases
  • Develop client press kits
  • Clients included Barbara's, Bare Snacks, Sambazon, Snikiddy, Sneaky Chef and Zulka
  • Promoted from Account Coordinator to Assistant Account Executive in 9 months
Jun 2012Oct 2012


  • Pitch national and local media
  • Build media lists
  • Create social media reports
  • Coordinate blogger summits and outreach projects
  • Conduct client and new business research
  • Plan and research event logistics
  • Collaborate with advertising department to benefit clients
  • Brainstorm social media posts and campaign strategies
  • Work with intern team to develop and present advertising campaign for Blue Bunny.
Aug 2011May 2012

Greek Life Intern

Truman State University
  • Plan orientations, workshops and semester-long events
  • Educate students on Greek Life opportunities for leadership
    and philanthropy
  • Organize and evaluate Greek Challenge for Excellence (standard of excellence for Truman State Greek Life)
May 2011Aug 2011

Public Relations Intern

Sporting Kansas City
  • Set up for press conferences
  • Write stories for game programs
  • Organize media kits


Aug 2008May 2012

Bachelor of Arts

Truman State University

GPA: 3.0

Secretary of National Communication Association Student Club

Secretary of Advertising & PR Club

Vice President of Sigma Sigma Sigma

Secretary of Sigma Sigma Sigma


I grew up in a bilingual French/English household and have traveled to France and other Francophone countries countless times over the last 13 years. I speak, read and understand French perfectly.

Recommendation Letters


Lindsay Albright

Colleague at Rachel Kay Public Relation

Deidre Weight

Colleague at Rachel Kay Public Relations

Kurt Austin

Supervisor at Sporting Kansas City.

Laura Bates

Supervisor during my time as a Greek Life Intern.

Mary Thompson

Colleague at Crossroads on various clients and projects.


Secured local and national top-tier coverage including on The TODAY Show, Readers Digest, Every Day with Rachel Ray, Woman's Day