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Work experience

Aug 2011May 2012

Desk Manager

MSU, Mankato Residential Life

-supervise a large number (21) of emloyees

-interview, hire, remove student employees

-schedule work hours

-sign employee time sheets

-understand and apply the principles and practices of management and supervision

Jan 2012May 2012

Campus Newsletter Student Editor

Media Relations at MSU, Mankato

-write, edit and assemble the bi-weekly campus newsletter

-edit and assemble the bi-weekly campus electronic newsletter

May 2011Aug 2011

Summer Conference Crew Lead

Residential Life at MSU, Mankato

-managed Summer Conference desk operations including financial reconciliations 

-scheduled staff work shifts based on conference needs and employee availability

-served as on-site liaison for conference groups, including serving customer service needs

-supervised conference check-ins and departures

-managed conference preparations and breakdowns 

-assisted Residential Life, Facilities and Housekeeping to ensure successful operation of the summer program

-participated in 24-hour on-campus on-call rotation for conference guests

-assisted Residential Life in other ways as requested or assigned

Jan 2011May 2011

Public Relations Manager

MSSA (Student Government)

-manage public relations for the organization

-created awareness of the organization

-created posters, fliers and other marketing tools 

-advertised different events sponsored by the student government

Oct 2010May 2011

Public Affairs Coordinator

MSUSA

-created awareness of the organization on the MSU, Mankato campus

-attended monthly conferences in St. Paul

-marketed special products and services of the company

Education

Aug 2009Present

Mass Media

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Skills

Software knowledge
-Microsoft Office  -Photoshop -InDesign -Dreamweaver -IMovie -Audacity
Online presence
-write blogs -create web sites -monitor social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)  
Foreign language proficiency
-Russian -Romanian -Moldovan -Ukrainian -German -Spanish

References

Charles Lewis

Chuck has been my advisor for 3 years. He taught a couple of classes I have taken, advised me on different things and was always there for me when I needed help with anything related to the mass media world. 

Matthew Goff

Matt was my boss for the Summer Conference job I had. He supervised me during the Summer 2011. Great leader and knows how to manage his crew.

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My Summary

I am a junior with a major in Mass Media (with emphasis in public relations) and minor in Communication Studies.

I am particularly interested in:

  • B2B marketing
  • corporate communications
  • investor relations

My experience in the media world includes:

  1. content marketing
  2. writing news/social releases
  3. event planning 
  4. B2B marketing
  5. external communications
  6. customer service