Experience

Work History
Jul 2013 - Jul 2015

Co-Founder

Soversity, LLC
  • Developed website, social media sites and blog content
  • Wrote daily web content for clients: including Houston Beer Fest
  • Coordinated and pitched media for positive brand image
Jan 2012 - Jun 2012

Public Relations Intern

RFC Media LLC
  • Wrote news, social media content and feature breaks for NASA’s Third Rock Radio
  • Drafted news releases for client; published in three digital magazines, two local feature stories
  • Increased social accounts: Facebook likes by 58 percent, Twitter followers by 70 percent
Aug 2010 - Jan 2012

Assistant Marketing Coordinator

University of Houston Auxiliary Services
  • Created “Mr. UH Competition” campaign: 500+ participants and more than $1,800 donated to charity
  • Planned and executed promotional events: 7,000+ participants in biggest event
  • Drafted daily content online, including events and press releases
Jun 2009 - Feb 2011

Server

Outback Steakhouse, Inc.
  • Delivered exceptional, friendly and fast service 
  • Skillfully anticipated and addressed guests' service needs
  • Answered questions about menu selections and made recommendations when requested
  • Managed closing duties for shared section and ensured quality cleaning standards
May 2007 - May 2009

Barista

Starbucks Coffee Company
  • Provided friendly, quick and accurate drink service
  • Appropriately upselled items to guests to increase shared revenue
  • Consistently adhered to quality expectations and standards

Leadership

  • Social Media Chair: PRSA New Professionals Section, January 2014-Present
  • National Vice President of Public Relations: The Public Relations Student Society of America, June 2012-June 2013
  • Chief of Staff: University of Houston Student Government Association, 2012-2013

Skills

Skills

Hospitatlity

  • Ensure fun experience from start to finish
  • Ability to effectively communicate customer needs and customize appropriately

Analytics and Critical Thinking

  • Experienced analytics tracking for effectiveness; garnering feedback
  • Determine what strategies work and next steps to take

Targeted Communication

  • Write content suited for the right platforms and people
  • Connect with influencers to maximize reach of brand messages

Content Curation and Creation

  • Recognize shareable content
  • Create tailored, compelling messages

Education

Education
Aug 2010 - May 2013

B.A. in Communications; Public Relations

University of Houston