• Mt. Vernon MO

Kassandra West

Missouri State University

SKILLS

• Insightful, enthusiastic writer with a determination to produce quality work

• Experience working in high pressure situations with a diverse group of people

• Management background with demonstrated ability to learn new skills 

• Photoshop, InDesign, SharePoint, Excel, Word, RoboHelp, Dreamweaver 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 

Work History

Editorial/PR intern

May 2015 - Present
Associated Electric Cooperative Inc.

• Interviewed employees, took photographs and videos 

• Wrote copy in Associated Press style for internal website and newsletter  

• Conducted in-depth health and environmental research

Co-founder of Pressed

Mar 2014 - Feb 2015
Pressed Inc.

• Facilitated interactions between designers, developers and startup companies 

• Formed the company brand and culture

• Researched target audience and created the ideal customer profile

• Utilized social media to build a brand ambassador base of over 200 people

Resident Assistant

Aug 2013 - May 2014
Missouri State University

• Supervised 30 residents with academic, personal and logistical opportunities

• Enforced policies and handled emergency situations

• Documented incidents and room reports  

• Designed publicity for and lead educational and social events

Intern

Jun 2013 - Dec 2013
Springfield Lifestyle Magazine

• Published four feature articles

• Researched and formatted activities for monthly event calendars

EDUCATION  

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Professional Writing

Aug 2012 - May 2016
Missouri State University, Springfield, MO

Grade Point Average: 3.65

Expected Graduation Date: May 2016