Work History

Work History
Aug 2009 - May 2011

Communications Intern

Edmon Low Library

Executed events with planning team. Assisted with creative design, and contributed to the Web, publications and advertisements. Developed strategies and content for social media sites, including a comprehensive PR plan to increase two-way communication for the library’s Facebook.

Jan 2010 - May 2011

Account Executive

STATEments

 Ensured clients’ goals were met; served as primary client liaison. Collaborated with account team on recommendations and strategies. Led execution of communication plans. Clients included the Seretean Wellness Center and STATEments, creating the firm’s website.

Aug 2010 - May 2011

Teaching Assistant

School of Media & Strategic Communications

Instructed AP style and structure course. Facilitated administrative duties and provided feedback for more than 40 undergraduate students.

May 2010 - Aug 2010

Brand Public Relations Intern

The Richards Group

Produced national media tour briefing books, containing media bios,writing samples, videos, photos and details of each trip. Utilized monitoring services to produce media coverage reports. Wrote, edited and distributed press releases and media alerts. Developed targeted pitches to regional and local media. Clients include Jones Lang LaSalle, The Home Depot-Spanish market, the Center for BrainHealth, Children's Medical Center, DonorBridge and MD Anderson Cancer Center. Returned as an intern from Dec. 2010-Jan. 2011.

Jun 2009 - Aug 2009

Marketing Associate

BG Personnel Services

Marketed the company throughout the DFW area, primarily through one-on-one visits to community managers in the real-estate industry. Returned from Dec. 2010-Jan 2011.

Successfully completed the Thomas Harris Fair Housing Compliance Certification and the Leasing Consultant Training Course.
Aug 2006 - Jan 2009

Sales Associate

Francesca's Collections

Part-time employee from Aug. 2006- Aug. 2007 and seasonal employee after after Aug. 2007. Assisted customers on a daily basis, helped reached store sales goals, assisted in opening and closing procedures and helped with merchandising. 

Education

Education
Aug 2003 - May 2007

Hebron High School

A member of National Honor Society.Varsity soccer captain.

Objective

Find an exciting job in advertising or public relations that challenges me and builds talent so I can fully understand the ins and outs of the business.

Awards

2010-2011  PR Student of the Year at OSU

2010-2011   Nominee for OSU Student Employee of the Year 

2010-2011   PRSA Emerging Leader Scholarship2010-2011   Member of the Friends of the OSU Library Board of Directors2010-2011   Kappa Tau Alpha, National Journalism and Mass Communication Honor Society2007- 2011  Dean's &President’s Honor Roll

Activities

2009-present   President, Public Relations Student Society of America2009-present   Ambassador, Journalism and Broadcasting Ambassadors2009-present   Member, Advertising Club2009                    Volunteer, Pickens Plan Stillwater Town Hall Meeting Promotions Team2009                    Assistant Coordinator, SAVE Walk for Mental Health

Skills

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite 3, 4, 5

AP Writing Style

Microsoft Office

Social Media Tools

Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Delicious, TwitPic, Flickr, YouTube, Blogger and WordPress