Jaclyn Dadas

Jaclyn Dadas


Sep 2009 - Jun 2011

Masters of Arts

DePaul University
Sep 2004 - Apr 2008

Bachelor of Arts

Western Michigan University

Work experience

Work experience
Jan 2012 - Apr 2012

Assistant to the President

  • Designed creative material for personal events
  • Managed financial statements and banking
  • Drafted contracts for client partnerships
  • Contacted vendors and created/negotiated contracts for event activation
  • Supervised the planning of events
  • Managed all elements of family events
  • Executed multiple assignments in a high pressured work environment
Sep 2010 - Oct 2011

Event Marketing Associate Account Executive

  • Designed creative elements for campaigns to build brand awareness for McDonald’s, Beam Global Wine & Spirits, Chicago Urban League and City Colleges of Chicago
  • Managed and created Social Media content
  • Developed and maintained solid relationships with exhibitors/vendors
  • Contacted vendors and created/negotiated contracts for event activation
  • Reached out to media outlets to generate consumer engagement, and monitored all media coverage
  • Managed staffing elements for event activation
  • Created and managed event marketing campaign(s)
  • Financial management including budget creation, monitoring performance, staff time and payments
  • Allocated time according to budget while ensuring that work met specifications and deadlines
  • Coordinated all aspects of events (pre-planning, on-site activation and post event wrap up) for high profiled clients in the spirits industry
  • Oversee coordination and execution of on-site operational elements
Jun 2007 - Jun 2010

Public Relations Consultant / Event Marketing Assistant

Hillside Productions
  • Created marketing campaigns & press releases for events at Freedom Hill Amphitheatre.
  • Controlled all media contact lists, bio and fact sheets.
  • Manage and monitor all press releases and media coverage.
  • Organized numerous projects and events such as meet and greets, meetings, and radio/photo visits.
  • Scheduled interviews with artists with local television, newspaper, and radio stations.
  • Designed daily promotions and flyers to endorse shows and upcoming season events.
  • Interacted on a daily basis with management agencies and cliental, requiring extreme attention to detail and the ability to multitask.
  • Served as on-site contact for shows during events
Sep 2006 - Apr 2008

Public Relations/ Marketing and Design (Internship)

Western Michigan University

Organized and reviewed all promotional plans for University events

Created department newsletters and promotional material (brochures, flyers, bulletin boards) using Photoshop and InDesign software programs

Teaching Assistant for Western Michigan University’s Desktop Publishing course

Developed strong instructional skills while teaching students how to make promotional pieces with Adobe InDesign

Conducted research and interviews for news releases

Designed the College of Arts & Sciences program board and department layout

Proof read and edited all material arranged for publishing



Graphic Design

Adobe Creative Suite InDesign Illustrator Photoshop

Event Images



Apr 2008 - Present

Sigma Alpha Lambda

Sigma Alpha Lambda
Apr 2008 - Present

Lambda Pi Eta

Lambda Pi Eta