Objective

To obtain a challenging communications or fundraising position with a world class non-profit or corporation.

Summary

Danielle is searching for a position in communications, higher education or event planning. While at school she has focused on social media strategies and tactics, in addition to alumni relations and development. She is an active user of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr, Wordpress, and YouTube. Volunteering is very important to Danielle. She has volunteered with the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Habitat for Humanity, Kiwanis Club, UW-Whitewater, Special Olympics and the American Heart Association. Helping others is truly a passion of hers and something she will continue throughout her life.

Work History

Work History
Feb 2008 - Present

Student Adminstrative Assistant

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Foundation

General office work such as answering phone, sorting mail, computer data entry, training new students, sort donations, create pledge batches, helped in the preparation of board meetings, filing and copying.

Nov 2009 - Present

Communications Intern

American Heart Association

Collaborated with communication team to develop social media strategy; wrote, developed and pitched stories through social media pages and recruited followers/fans; created and managed Facebook pages and Twitter account; helped with the promotion of the Go Red for Women/UW Health Makeover Challenge; live tweeted from various American Heart Association events.Social Media Pages Created:www.facebook.com/AmerHeartWiscwww.facebook.com/GoRedMadisonwww.facebook.com/GoRedGBFoxCitieswww.twitter.com/AmerHeartWiscwww.youtube.com/AmericanHeartWisc

Dec 2009 - Present

Student Administrative Assistant

UW-Whitewater National Alumni Association

Managed social media pages on Facebook and LinkedIn; researched and implemented new social media outreach approaches; current membership nearly 3,000 active alumni. Researched alumni benefit opportunities; managed alumni email account and answered inquires for more than 80,000 alumni; assisted in the planning of events such as Homecoming, Founder's Day and 50 Year Reunion; researched and updated alumni information in Raiser's Edge database; assisted in the planning of board meetings and performed secretarial duties; created marketing materials and promoted events through social media and fliers.Facebook page: www.facebook.com/uwwalumniLinkedIn: Alumni of UWW group

Nov 2010 - Present

Sales Associate

Maurices

Assisted customers in choosing appropriate clothing ensembles while forming a relationship with them to best meet their needs; assembled displays of clothing that were eye-catching and attractive to customers while further communicating sales promotions and other incentives for purchases.

May 2009 - May 2010

Event Assistant

University of Wisconsin - Whitewater College of Arts & Communication

Assisted in the planning of two College events: The Midsummer Golf outing and the Music Department Gala; contacted donors and businesses about hole sponsorships and raffle prizes, tracked those donations in a Windows Access database, and sent thank you letters; added events to online calenders, created audition posters and updated slides presentations.

Sep 2009 - Dec 2009

Project ASSIST Tutor

Center for Students with Disabilities

Tutors three students for their Principles of Public Relations and Communication Conflict Resolution classes.

Apr 2006 - Jan 2009

Sales Associate

Herberger's

Assisted customers as they checked out, cleared fitting rooms, answered phone calls, organized clothing (aka snap back), created signage for Petites & Women's departments.

Education

Education
2007 - Present

BA

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Student Foundation President, Habitat for Humanity, Communication Department Ambassador, College of Arts & Communication Development Scholarship Recipient, Safe Zone Certified, Welcome Crew, Deans list 4 semesters

Skills

Skills

Social Media

Self-Motivated

Self-starter who needs minimal supervision

Leadership

President of Student Foundation, Communication Department Ambassador, Co-Fundraising Chair for Habitat for Humanity, "Super Student" at UW-Whitewater Foundation

Computer-literate

Experience using Microsoft Office 2003 & 2007, Adobe Photoshop & InDesign, Dreamweaver & Quirk

Fundraising

Co-Fundraising Chair for Habitat for Humanity, College of Arts & Communication Midsummer Golf Outing & Music Department Gala

Sales

Event Planning