Joshua Nyer

Joshua Nyer

Summary

My name is Joshua Nyer, and I'm a graduate of Curry College with a cum laude B.A. degree in Communications. Within the fields of Communications, I studied Public Relations, Journalism, Peer Coaching for students, and Writing for Multimedia. Since graduating I've done Social Media, Journalism, Writing, Online Marketing, and Search Engine Optimization.During college I completed two internships: A Public Relations internship for the Children's Museum in Easton, and a Journalism internship with the Milton Patch. I was heavily involved with the Theater Program at Curry College, and I performed in To See the Stars, The Love Note (Musical) Romeo and Juliet, Peanute Galleria, Batboy and (Musical). I also wrote, directed, stage managed plays, and was Props Manager, Blackbox Coordinator, and Playbill Designer.I'm currently a TJ Maxx Returns Associate, where I provide customer service, coordinate my associates, and cashier as needed. I'm also currently an Online Marketing intern for inSegment, where I write blogs, submit articles, and edit a lot of content that goes on their website while also learning online marketing strategies and SEO techniques.It is my goal to further pursue a career in Communications, either in Public Relations, Online Marketing, Advertising, or Writing/Copywriting/Editing.Specialties:Broadcast MediaCustomer RelationsMicrosoft Office- Word, Excel, PowerPointPublic RelationsPublicityResearchWriting/CopywritingEditingCreative WritingBloggingSocial MediaPublic Speaking/Presentations

Work History

Work History

Returns Associate

TJMaxx

Manage the front desk, schedule breaks, and transfer phone callsProvide customer service and handle product returnsCashier for customers as needed

Jul 2011 - Present

Freelance Journalist

Acton Beacon

-Research and report on local political news in Acton, MA.

-Use familiar writing style that the general public can identify with

Jul 2011 - Present

Office Assistant

Badger Funeral Home

Office Assistant

Cleanup office space

Organize client files

Provide work as needed

Feb 2012 - Present

Returns Associate

TJMaxx

-Manage the front desk, schedule breaks, and transfer phone calls-Provide customer service and handle product returns-Cashier for customers as needed

Sep 2012 - Present

Online Marketing Intern

inSegment

Write two to four blogs dailyEdit content for articles, blogs, and press releasesResearch for company projectsCreate content and brainstorm ideas for startup website www.TestUP.com

Jun 2012 - Jul 2012

Social Media Intern

Overdrive Interactive

-Write Social Media content for Twitter and Facebook for Overdrive's clients-Use clients' Twitter accounts to find relevant accounts to follow for outreach-Research, write articles and blogs

Feb 2011 - May 2011

Journalist Intern

Milton Patch

-Researched and reported on various local news in Milton, MA. -Submitted news stories to Patch website

Sep 2009 - Mar 2011

Speaking Center Associate

Curry College

-Tutored and critiqued students on the creation and delivery of class presentations. -Worked with student colleagues within the center

Sep 2010 - Dec 2010

Public Relations Intern

Children's Museum in Easton

-Wrote press releases and submitted calendar postings for the Museum’s daily activities.

-Contributed to the Museum’s blog and other multimedia outreaches. -Updated and managed the Museum’s website while using basic website editing software with graphic design, updating seasonal themes, and calendar events.

Jun 2003 - Aug 2010

Group Counselor/Team Building Specialist

Concord Academy Summer Camp

-Demonstrated positive role modeling, and worked with a team of counselors to create the best environment that is safe and fun. -Worked with children age range 4-14 -Team Building Head Specialist: organized and facilitated team-building activities for all age groups.

Sep 2007 - Jun 2008

Barista

Starbucks

-Sold high quality products and maintained the best coffee-shop environment. -Ensured full customer satisfaction in a fast-paced environment.

Education

Education
Sep 2008 - May 2011

B.A.

Curry College

Graduated with Honors in Communication- cum laude On-campus profession: Speaking Associate at Curry College Speaking Center

Activities and Societies: Lambda Pi Eta, Speaking Center, Curry College Theater

Positions: Playwright, Actor, Director, Prop Manager, Stage Manager, Blackbox Coordinator, Playbill Editor, Website Consultant in Theater Program