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Work History

May 2015Present

Executive Assistant to VP of Public Safety & Privacy

Yellowstone Club
  • Manages PSP special events calendar for VP and Executive Officer
  • Management of ccontractor's insurance on YC property
  • HR and support services for PSP Department 
  • Financial accountancy 
  • Policy creation and management 
Jan 2015Present

Communications & Media Consultant 

Freelance
  • Website design, curation and implementation
  • Branding
  • Media management
  • Press releases
  • Photography
  • Editor of documents, spreadsheets, etc. 
  • Self-publishing
Dec 2014Present

Director of Social Marketing & Brand Communications

Baberbowls: Virtual 
  • Baberbowls.com
  • Manage over 1000 followers on social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and WordPress
  • Increasing brand awareness and PR management to grow the organization
  • Hosts class seminars at Buffalo Wellness Center

Mar 2013May 2015

Admissions Coordinator & Campus Marketing Specialist

Bryant & Stratton College: Buffalo, NY
  • Management of over 5,000 leads and 1,000 enrollments annually 
  • Create PR events for incoming students to generate leads and increase campus enrollment
  • Utilized social media and media technologies for effective communication methods 
  • Tracking sources of revenue per marketing campaigns weekly, quarterly and annually 
  • Registrar of new student records: high school transcripts and immunization records
  •  Liaison between Academics, Financial Aid, Student Services, IT Support, and faculty
  •  Management of four administrative support associates 
  •  Oversees 3 new student orientations annually
Jul 2012Jan 2014

Editorial Coordinator & PR Support 

Out Of Order Magazine: London, NYC, Paris, Virtual
  •  Increase magazine circulation to the millions
  • Published over 10 articles for Out Of Order Magazine
  •  Knowledge of Adobe Suite & moderate HTML
  •  Excellent with high profile interviews, press passes, interview transcription, media relations, public brand setting, and multi-media management
  • 1 + year of coordinator and generation of article content
  •  1 + year of editing, proof reading, fact checking, and content analysis
Apr 2013May 2013

Temporary Administrative Support

Buffalo Pumps: Buffalo, NY
  • Organized test data pertaining to a new piece of equipment for the Engineering Department 
  • Experience with high volume and technical data entry in Excel with accuracy
Jul 2012Sep 2012

Communications Manager & Brand Specialist Intern

Second Sense: Chicago, IL
  • Brought on to rebrand a non-profit organization through a name change
  • Revised major documents, wrote press releases, and monitored all social media accounts such as Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube, and the organization's website to include organization's new image and values
  • Professional experience with Dreamweaver, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop
Aug 2012Aug 2012

Public Relations & Events Production Intern 

BMF Media: Chicago, IL

  • Brand marketing and production for 2012 Lollapalooza weekend event at the Hard Rock Hotel with over 800 celebrities
  • Promoting high profile brands such as Vita Coco, Red Bull, Clearasil, and Calvin Klein
  • Aiding large scale, celebrity event production through preportation and stragethy to control manage VIP guest list of 200 people
Aug 2012Sep 2012

Digital Media Intern & Assistant Freelance Photographer

Nicky Digital: Chicago, IL
  • Assisted Nicky Digital, freelance photographer, at the Hard Rock Hotel for Lollapalooza day and night events
  • Photographed 350 celebrities Clearasil Rock Your Skin marketing campaign for day event
  • Photographed 500 celebrities and artists from Lollapalooza for Calvin Klein's makeup collection 
Aug 2010Nov 2012

Customer Service, Social Media, Planning, and Productions Staff Member

Sweet Mandy B's: Chicago, IL
  • Upheld famous Chicago bakery through sales, bakery prep, customer relations, wedding, event, and donation planning
  • Administrative work experience such as data entry, phone-services, and liaison between bakery and counter staff departments
  • Social media infused work tasks such as ordering, posting, and designing company Instagram and Facebook posts
  • Manage high stress environments, large crowds, and resolving general miscommunications

Education

Jan 2009Jan 2012

Communication Studies (BA)                               3.5 GPA

DePaul University: Chicago, IL

Focus in Sustainability Practices, Advertising, Media Studies, Intercultural, Organizational, and Relational Communication coursework. Elective coursework in Creative Writing, Urban Planning, and Public Speaking, and History of Art & Architecture. 

  • Co-founder of Full Stomach, Big Wallet a campus-wide campaign to use more sustainable eating habits on campus at DePaul University. 
Sep 2011Jan 2011

Continuing Bachelor's Degree Abroad                4.0 GPA

Westminster University: London, UK

Semester abroad in at University of Westminster in London, England. 

  • Extensive education on International Communications and Groupthinks

Contact Info

2290 Yellowtail Road

Big Sky, MT 59716

Jmb7490@gmail.com

716 982 5303

References

Allison Frantz, Early Childhood Specialist

"In all the time I have known Jenna, I have known her to be a person of strong will and determination. She has a solid foundation of values and over the years has developed ways to incorporate those values and beliefs in her every day life. Jenna has an incomparable work ethic and is constantly striving towards completing her next goal or reaching the next level in both her personal and professional life. She is consistently thorough in her work and her determination pushes her to see her projects and ideas through to the end. " Contact: 716 510 9146                

Jennifer Gibson, Admissions Counselor 

"Jenna brings energy, enthusiasm, and commitment to all of her activities. Be it maintaining meticulous and detailed records and files or generating intricate reports, Jenna consistently delivers high-quality service for our students, staff and faculty. This speaks to her overall intellect and ability to organize and multi-task …. Such a talent!"   Contact:  716 997 2339                                                

Meredith Michalek, Pepsi Co. Regional Manager 

"Jenna was a pleasure to work with. She is excellent at her job; specifically in managing various tasks, reporting to multiple supervisors and anticipating upcoming assignments. Her upbeat personality and dedication to her work would be an attribute to any office!"   Contact: 919-473-6954, mer3ber@live.com

Volunteer Work

Wellness Advocate & PR

Buffalo Wellness Center - Buffalo, NY

January 2015- Present 

  • Supporting the non-profit by teaching classes featuring Baberbowls
  • Spreading awareness of living healthy in Western New York and the resources at BWC 

Grant Researcher  & Children's Exhibit

Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens - Buffalo, NY

September 2013 – August 2014 

  • Finding ways to receive grant money for eco-pesticides at the gardens
  • Children's day events and activities instructor 

Wetland Restoration Activist

Robert Moses State Park - Grand Island, NY

May 2014 - May 2014

  • Planting indigenous wetland species in order to restore the ecosystem in a local wetland

Peer Advisor

Best Buddies - Chicago, IL                                                                  

September 2009 - August 2009 

  • Visited an elementary school in North Chicago for students with disabilities and became their "buddy" throughout the year, visiting once a month

Marketing Assistant

Blaszczykiewicz Foundation - Buffalo, NY                                

August 2007 - August 2009 

  • Raising funds for medial imagining equipment need in the region by asking for donations and organizing public hiking trips to Adirondacks in Upstate New York

Public Relations

Miles for Hope - Buffalo, NY  

January 2010- January 2012

  • Raised over 3.5 Million for 3Tesla MRI Machine in Buffalo, NY through organizing mountain expeditions for Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa

 

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