Jennifer Hutcheson

Jennifer Hutcheson

Portfolio

Work History

Work History
2007 - Present

Communications & Marketing Specialist

Hutcheson Communications

Responsible for overseeing communications, public relations, and marketing materials aimed at target audiences. Duties include concept development, website development, branding, researching, writing, editing, and submitting materials to agencies, the media (social & traditional), and clients on deadline. Clients Include: Kansai Time Out (2007), MercatorNet (2007), Brainchild & Associates (2008), ERS Global / Walmart (2009), StudentApt.com (2009), Tom Pazik Ballet (2010), Park Pride (2011), The American Red Cross (2011-2013), and Mentoring Minds (2012-2013). Accomplishments

  • Conducted research and communication audits 
  • Developed branding and social media campaigns 
  • Produced and edited meaningful, consumer-friendly copy, including newsletters, blog content, articles, e-blasts, presentations, workbooks, and Web copy
2008 - 2009

Communications & PR Specialist

RentPath (Formerly PRIMEDIA)

Responsible for executing strategic, multi-faceted communication and public relations plans for PRIMEDIA, the parent company of Consumer Source Inc., and owner of Apartment Guide, Rentals.com, and NewHomeGuide.com. Essential functions include media relations support, executive speech writing and presentation compilation, writing and issuing press releases, maintaining media lists, compiling media coverage reports, and managing content for the internal and external company Web sites.

Accomplishments
  • Helped drive more than $2.8 million in media coverage
  • Wrote and edited content for PRIMEDIA.com and PRIMEDIA’s award-winning corporate Intranet
  • Managed more than 20 Intranet content owners and worked directly with the developer
  • Created and implemented a Community Affairs plan for PRIMEDIA and its Consumer Source Inc. division
  • Oversaw the communications and public relations budget
2008 - 2008

Communications Coordinator (intern)

Park Pride

Acted as a communications coordinator for a non-profit organization dedicated to leading and inspiring action for parks and greenspace. 

Accomplishments

  • Developed media lists, press releases, e-mail campaigns, PowerPoint presentations, and print brochures
  • Drafted and edited the quarterly newsletter, which is distributed to more than 2,000 recipients
  • Assisted in planning and promoting the annual conference, exceeding the attendance goal 
2007 - 2008

Marketing Coordinator (intern)

Nolen & Associates

Responsible for coordinating, researching, and assisting in copy writing and editing for a full-service marketing and communications agency. Served as a client contact and ensured that all projects were completed on deadline and within budget.

Accomplishments
  • Coordinated rebranding campaign for HGOR, a sustainable landscape architectural design firm
  • Acted as key player in the redesign of NolenAssoc.com and HGOR.com
  • Assisted in copy writing and editing print advertisements
2006 - 2007

Assistant Language Teacher (Teacher & Cultural Ambassador)

JET Program

The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme, now in its 24th year, is aimed at promoting grass-roots international exchange between Japan and other nations. Acted as an assistant English teacher and cultural ambassador on behalf of the JET Programme in three public schools in Okayama, Japan. 

Accomplishments
  • Developed and delivered lessons, speeches, and PowerPoint presentations to classes and audiences numbering from three to 1,000
  • Overcame language barriers, fostered relationships, and successfully worked in a cross-cultural team
  • Coached students on writing and presentation skills, helping them to procure placements in prestigious Japanese and Western universities 

Education

Education
Aug 2002 - May 2006

B.A.

The University of Dallas

Overall GPA 3.7

Awards:

Presidential Leadership, Trustee, and William Randolph Hearst Scholarshipsawarded for exemplary leadership abilities and academic performance