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Work experience

May 2008Present

Front Desk/Opener/Closer

Retro Fitness
  • Provide customer service to members and visitors
  • Assist in the sales and marketing of memberships and products
  • Responsible for administrative duties of the facility 
May 2011Aug 2011

Public Relations Intern

Cashman and Associates
  • Assisted account executive with press coverage, media placements, press kitsand event promotion for high profile clients located in Philadelphia and surrounding areas
  • Wrote press releases, media pitches, biographies and event postings for clients
  • Handled clippings, client books and monthly recaps of publicity values for each client
  • Worked with fellow staff at special events for clients 
Jan 2010May 2011

Student Worker

IUP Media Relations Department
  • Wrote press releases and feature stories
  • Assisted in managing media relations including: sending out releases, answering phone calls and organizing media clips 
  • Worked closely with media relations director on various projects
Jun 2005May 2011

Pharmacy Technician

CVS Pharmacy
  •  Certified technician
  • Experienced with medical insurance benefits, medications and their applications
  • Proficient with customer service
  •  Retail experience
Dec 2010Jan 2011

Public Relations Intern

Cabin Communications
  • Wrote and developed features for various medical publications
  • Wrote several physician profiles 
Sep 2010Jan 2011

Social Media Intern

TheCollegeCrush.com
  • Promotion through several social media channels
  • Ongoing marketing strategy sessions with fellow interns located nationally 

Education

Skills

Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Spoken and written Spanish
Social Media
Experience with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr and YouTube 
Microsoft Office

References

Michelle Fryling

Christopher Wilson

Georginne Walters

IUP Media Relations Department

Cabin Communications

Cashman and Associates

Relative Courses

  • Basic Journalism Skills
  • Journalism and Mass Media
  • Writing for Print Media
  • Public Relations I
  • Public Relations II
  • Elementary Spanish I
  • Social Media in PR
  • Problem Solving in PR
  • Elementary Spanish II
  • Photojournalism
  • Intro. to the Magazine Industry
  • Advertising Writing
  • Intermediate Spanish
  • Layout, Design & Production
  • Issues and Problems in Media
  • World News Coverage
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Micro-based Computer Literacy 

Volunteer Experience

  • 2011 American Cancer Society- IUP's Relay for Life
  • 2011 TourdeCure Bike Ride- American Diabetes Association 

Organizations

  • Member, Public Relations Student Society of America
  • Member, Public Relations Committee, American Cancer Society of Indiana, Pa
  • Member, Sigma Alpha Lambda Honors Fraternity 
  • Member, Student Marketing Association 2008-2009