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About Me

Chelsea-Rae Kravitz has been told she has a natural way of communicating and has a face for television. Chelsea-Rae is a California State University Chico graduate. She majored in Journalism with an option in public relations and a minor in Health Science. She has a passion for communication and entertainment. She was born and raised in Ventura, California but took the leaping faith of experience and the interest in new things to move to northern California for college. The education she has received at Chico State has lead her to be well educated in writing, editing, communication, health in all aspects as well as her passion for the entertainment industry has broadened. Her hands on experience working with non-profits for more than 5 years has given her the skills and talent to manage large projects and large groups of people. Although Chelsea-Rae has made a phenomenal impact on hundreds of youths, her passion for marketing, advertisement, entertainment and public relations is ever lasting. 


·Excellent communication skills, use of language and appropriate vocabulary to obtain and convey information professionally with diplomacy and clarity

·Proven success in writing, advertising, public relations, sales & customer service

·Ability to work independently and collaboratively to prioritize work demands and staff resources to meet anticipated deadlines

·Experience with money management and budgeting

·Analytical skills to identify problems and develop immediate and innovative solutions, including resourcefulness for substitutions and adjustments in unplanned situations

·Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook software on both Apple and Microsoft platforms

Work experience

Jun 2009Present

Advisor of Teen Volunteers

Santa Barbara Zoo

Directed and managed more than 75 teen volunteers daily Trained more than 150 teen volunteers in safety and leadership Coordinated 3 overnight events for 50 teen volunteers Worked as a mentor, director and counselor

Oct 2010Jun 2012

Teen Manager

Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe

·Partner with the Director of Operations, Administrations and Executive Director in all program planning and fundraising events, including, but not limited to, Smart Start (10-30 members), Smart Girls (16-25 members), ManCAVE (16-25 members), Summer Camp (20-50 members), Dances (40-100 attendees), Open Gym (10-40 attendees), Keystone Club (10-15 members)

·Duties include event planning and production: budget, marketing, entertainment, decor, community relations and publicity

·Created and managed the Facebook page for the Teen Unit

·Created all flyers, newsletters and brochures and distributed them to over 50 locations bi-monthly in the Lake Tahoe Area

·Responsible for selecting and managing the annual Youth of the Year

·Develop and implement a recruiting plan for new and renewing members, as well as marketing to families, donors and community

·Responsible for the Teen Summer Camp, which is a nine-week summer camp (20-50 attendees). Duties include, but not limited to, planning the hourly programs, fieldtrips and excursions, budget management, communicating with key stake holders, communicating with parents and collecting permission slips and publicity.

·Responsible for attending all local community events as a representative for Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe

·Work closely with the Development Director to insure positive publicity in the community

·Responsible for teen involvement in the community. Collaborate with Project Mana, American Cancer Society Relay For Life, Safeway Help End Hunger Drive, Washoe County Library and Tahoe Truckee Unified School District.

·Manage the Teen Education and Career Specialist and instructional staff to ensure high quality and safe programs

·Perform specialized administrative duties required to support the Manager of Member Services

·Responsible for helping to organize, market, set up and orchestrate monthly Family Dinner nights for teens and their families (200-550 attendees) 

Feb 2010May 2010

Assistant Event Coordinator Intern

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Butte County

Created fliers, brochures and worked on website design Assisted the event coordinator in marketing, PR and event planning Communicated with sponsors, supporters and volunteers Participated in interviewing, meetings and company events Contacted over 100 companies for donations for Bowl For Kids’ Sake

Sep 2009Dec 2009

Media Relations Director Intern

Quest Adventures
Participated in research and implementation Created fliers, brochures and promotional items Produced the investor PowerPoint to be used by Quest Adventures
Jun 2008Aug 2008

Summer Camp Counselor

Santa Barbara Zoo

Responsible for creating and implementing daily agendas for 20 children Worked as a mentor, leader and personal guide for more than 150 children Implemented and taught education, games and arts and crafts

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Oct 2006Present

Up Til' Dawn

California State University Chico- Chico, California
Jan 2011Present

Trustline Certified

May 2008Jun 2009

Fundraiser Committee Chairwoman

California State University, Chico Wakeboard Team- Chico, California
Jun 2006Aug 2006

Food Shorter

Food Share- Oxnard, California