Skills

Skills

Social Media Management

In charge of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and blog accounts for non-profit organization Coordinator of video production team

Adobe Photoshop

Experience in photo retouching and promotional materials

Adobe InDesign

Everything from newsletters to invitations to magazine spreads

Microsoft Office

Type 57 wpm Proficient in Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook

Work History

Work History
Feb 2009 - Present

Youth Services Coordinator

PS Youth Outreach Center, Inc.

Fosters a passion for community outreach at this non-profit agency that offers educational services and mentoring to at-risk students as a Supplemental Education Services provider in Broward County.

  • Provides one-on-one tutoring, based on customized learning plans, to students who score below state averages in reading and math. As a result, 38% of students improved scores by at least 50% on state reading assessment; 50% of students increased their scores at least 8% on state math assessments.
  • Utilized Adobe Photoshop and InDesign to construct, and then implement, a monthly newsletter to inform families of collaboration and growth among students. It opened a two-way channel of communication that increased feedback among target audiences.
  • Participated in training to learn best practices in areas of enrollment, school board policies, office management and customer support that was rewarded by promotion to trainer of all new hires and volunteer staff
Mar 2009 - Feb 2011

Senior Sales

Amuse Accessories, Inc.

Increased retail and management experience at a fashion accessories boutique that boasts monthly sales of at least $20,000.

  • Considered academic background in marketing to zone in on customer buying trends and product placement to suggest display ideas that increased sales by 20%.
  • Designated as Inventory Manager for two departments where I supervised organization and display of merchandise.
  • Managed responsibilities for four Junior Sales Associates in 6-8 hour shifts.
Aug 2008 - Dec 2008

Account Manager

University of Florida

Operated as e-Buzz Communications Agency where I coordinated a five-member team to produce campaign proposal for Universal Orlando Resort's Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit roller coaster as part of capstone coursework for public relations degree

  • Synthesized data gathered from focus groups comprised of 15 college students and roller coaster enthusiasts, survey results from Survey Monkey, and discussion threads via Facebook to represent feedback from targeted segments
  • Organized, edited, and transformed all written materials of final campaign book into a multimedia presentation that included a 30-second sample commercial, five tactics, a seven-month timeline, and a $100,000 budget
May 2008 - Aug 2008

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Amateur Athletic Union

Accountable for outgoing public relations materials at one of the largest, non-profit, youth sports organizations in the U.S.

  • Initiated a compilation of news briefs found on national media databases to localize hard/soft news pieces that featured athletes who participated in AAU events, and resulted in a daily media presence.
  • Coordinated with national sports chairpersons to conduct interviews with athletes to create content for company blog, media pitches and press releases for the 2008 AAU Junior Olympic Games in Detroit, Mich., where more than 15,000 athletes participated.
  • Directed 12 interns to produce inaugural orientation video via FinalCut Pro for AAU Internship Program.

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Education

Education
Aug 2005 - Dec 2008

Bachelor of Science

University of Florida
  • Minor in Communication Studies
  • Graduated Cum Laude