Awards

  • University of Oregon Dean Scholarship 2007-2010
  • Dean's List
  • University of Oregon Journalism Scholarship 2007
  • Arlyn E. Cole Memorial Scholarship 2010

Summary

Hi there! Welcome to my online portfolio. To your right is a collection of work samples composed from internship and class work. I am a recent graduate from the University of Oregon with a double major in advertising and public relations. I would love to have the opportunity to join an advertising or public relations firm where I can express my creative ideas and energy and work in a team, building a brand and enhancing a company. 

Work History

Work History
Sep 2010 - Present

Public Relations Volunteer

Leukemia Lymphoma Society

·        - Increased attendance at speaker events by pitching press releases to media outlets.

·-Enhanced office efficiency through data entry and internal office work.

Oct 2010 - Present

Account Executive

Allen Hall Public Relations

-Collaborated with a team of 3 in a student run public relations agency to prepare a public relations plan for New Venture Champions business plan competition.

-Composed blog posts and tweets weekly to inform and engage social media viewers.

-Increased attendance and awareness of the event by pitching press releases to media outlets.

Jun 2010 - Sep 2010

Account Management Intern

Saatchi & Saatchi

 -Collaborated with a team of four to conceive and implement advertising for 11 Toyota dealerships.

 -Ordered promotional materials, wrote cover letters and helped organized Safeway Classic sponsorship.

-Investigated promotional giveaway pricing, made suggestions within budget and negotiated price with vendors to meet agency plan.

-Composed cover letters to explain promotional materials to dealers.

-Created a weekly update to share local, regional and national information about campaigns and events.

-Designed and presented a marketing campaign to support the launch of a new Toyota vehicle.

Feb 2010 - Jun 2010

Event Planning Intern

Village School

-Planned and organized events for the school to raise money and community support.

-Increased attendance and event awareness by pitching press releases, cover letters and informational packets to corresponding media outlets.

-Designed and created posters for Earth Action Day, the 10 year celebration and guest speaker event.

Jan 2009 - Dec 2009

Director of Social Events and Honor Board Member

Delta Gamma

-Planned, organized and approved sorority events on strict a deadline which improved and enhanced relationships inside and outside the chapter.

-Collaborated with chapter management team to establish an event that would increase all chapter participation and improve chapter moral.

-Resolved weekly chapter member issues in a team of 4 as an Honor Board member.

Education

Education
Sep 2007 - Mar 2011

Bachelor of Science

University of Oregon

Skills

Skills

Skills

-Well developed communication and problem solving skills ·        -Creative thinking and strategic writing ability ·        -Demonstrated ability to adapt to different needs of the group ·        -Highly motivated leader -Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Photoshop, Indesgin and web design. -Fluent in social media tools such as Twitter, Facebook, Wordpress and Blogger. -Explored sustainability and green thinking for advertising professionals in Green Brand Strategies, the first course in the country designed to help change advertising industry perspective on sustainability. -Created an advertising campaign for Adam's Sustainable Table, Naked Juice and U of O Tobacco Free Campus. -Developed a team public relations plan for Clos Du Val winery, AARP and Portland Art Museum. -Created a team advertising media plan for Papa John's.