Kristen Beat

Work experience

Work experience

Director of Marketing & Communications

Student Alumni Network

•Managed a team of individuals in setting marketing goals, creating a visual identity and producing marketing materials 

•Planned and promoted the Etiquette Dinner for students and alumni in cooperation with University Advancement

Sep 2005 - Present

Executive Board

Art Club

•Organized and promoted Student Fine Arts Night at the Haggerty Museum of Art increasing attendance to over 150 students

•Implemented event improvements, generating coverage in the campus paper

•Received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Council for the Spanish Speaking, Inc. for the club's service project of donating wall murals to the Santa Cruz Apartments.  

Jun 2008 - Dec 2008

Design Intern

Marquette University, Alumni Relations

•Conceptualized and produced invitations, signage and marketing materials for distribution

across multiple regions

•Copy Editor of the Marquette Magazine

Jan 2008 - May 2008

Media Relations Intern

Milwaukee Art Museum

•Compiled media lists, wrote press releases, copy and tracked publicity and press coverage

•Formatted e-news releases using HTML coding

•Spearheaded the inaugural "College Art After Five" event

•Established a photography contest resulting in over 500 entries

•Pitched and coordinated the FOTO: Modernity in Central Europe, 1918-1945 exhibition press preview


Aug 2005 - Present

Bachelor of Arts

GPA 3.5/4.0

•Awarded the Diederich College of Communications Scholar Award in the Department of Advertising

•Inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, a Jesuit Honor Society




Familiar with SPSS statistical analyzation

Microsoft Office

Knowledgeable in Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Excel

Cision Media Resource

Familiar with Cision software for media list building purposes.  

Adobe Creative Suite

Extremely efficient in Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop 

Examples of Work