Recent college graduate with Advertising/Public Relations and English double-degrees seeking a position in public relations, event coordination, or advertising.
To obtain a position in public relations or event coordination where my writing skills and creative vision can be leveraged to create dynamic, effective communications.
Dec 2008 - May 2009
TCU Bateman Case Study Competition
• Developed and executed a public relations campaign for “Hit the Books Running” program and the PRSSA • Created and held three special events at local middle schools to promote college planning • Contacted local media, designed promotional materials, procured speakers and vendors, wrote press releases and secured donations
Jun 2008 - Aug 2008
Public Affairs Intern
• Served the Southwestern Division by answering public inquiries, and assisting in corporate event planning • Created an organizational system/retiree database for the Head of Public Affairs • Performed interviews and wrote numerous articles for the “Pacesetter” newsletter.
Jan 2007 - Dec 2007
Director of Social Enrichment for the Gamma Chi Chapter
Alpha Delta Pi Sorority
• Performed event planning duties by coordinating all social events for the 130-member organization, including semi-formal and formal balls • Served as the liasion between our chapter and all other campus fraternities and sororities • Responsible for creating and maintaining a risk management plan for the chapter.
Jun 2007 - Aug 2007
Account Services and Creative Intern
• Attended numerous client meetings and shadowed different professionals at a full-service advertising agency specializing in direct marketing • Wrote copy for the AT&T online newsletter and brainstormed new campaign ideas • Attended photo shoots, helped select advertising artwork and created several mock-ups for AT&T direct mail pieces