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Objective

Seeking a New York-area public relations or marketing communications position in which communications experience, sharp writing skills and a deep personal interest in the industry are considered valuable assets.

Coursework

  • Understanding Mass Media
  • Marketing & Business for Communication
  • Visual Literacy
  • Writing for Mass Communication
  • Communication & Society
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Public Relations
  • Sports Marketing Management
  • Advertising & Marketing Communication Management
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Public Relations Writing
  • Advertising & Promotional Campaigns
  • Brand Management
  • Media @ the Millennium
  • Public Relations Case Studies
  • Public Communication Research
  • Public Relations Portfolio
  • Public Speaking
  • Entertainment Communication

References

Pallavi Kumar

Wendy Melillo

Portfolio

Work experience

Jul 2010Present

Office Assistant

Attention

·Serve as first point of contact for all clients and visitors

·Undertake duties relating to incoming and outgoing shipments and mail

·Book and organize travel accommodations for employees and clients

·Assist with payables and receivables

Jan 2010Apr 2010

America's Promise Alliance

Recently helped lead a team to win a class-sponsored competition in which a complete strategic communications plan was created for the launch of the recently announced Grad Nation campaign in cities such as Nashville, TN and Indianapolis, IN. The final presentation was delivered to America’s Promise Alliance in April 2010.

Aug 2009Dec 2009

Social media intern

Ciao Systems, Inc.

Was responsible for identifying and maintaining all relevant social media for this small software development company. Helped identify extensive media lists and successfully authored multiple media releases.

Feb 2009Aug 2009

Intern

Heather Freeman Media & Public Relations, LLC

Helped identify extensive media lists and successfully authored multiple media releases for many of Washingtonian’s Top 100 Restaurants of 2009. Later worked exclusively with 4 Rivers Smokehouse to help promote the restaurant’s recent opening.

Jun 2005Aug 2005

Intern

The Times-Picayune

Worked as part of a team of high school interns that learned about the various aspects of how a major metropolitan newspaper is run. As a team, put together a newspaper reflective of the program. Later worked directly with Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Chris Rose during a month-long high school internship as part of graduation requirement.

Education

Aug 2006May 2010

Bachelor of Arts

American University