Work History

Work History
Jun 2012 - Present

Director of Marketing

Lantz-Boggio Architects

Lantz-Boggio Architects is a nationally recognized architecture and interior design firm experienced in Senior Care, Education, and Military projects. 

  • Pitched story ideation,
  • Created project proposals,
  • Designed cut sheets and display boards,
  • Created an architectural blog, 
  • Award presentations,
  • AIA account management, 
  • Updated firm profiles, and
  • Directed the firm's marketing strategies.
Jul 2011 - Apr 2012

PR: Communications Coordinator

CSG|PR

CSG|PR is an influencer relations agency serving clients in education, financial and professional services, clean energy and sustainability, corporate learning and talent management, health and wellness and consumer products. CSG|PR, utilizing a blend of traditional and digital PR/social media, prides itself on providing clients nationwide with a suite of services that reflect our commitment to exceptional service.

  • Influencer relations services,
  • Logo design,
  • Website updates, 
  • Pitching,
  • Industry research,
  • Tracking/Reporting,
  • Event planning,
  • Story ideation, and 
  • Account management.
Jan 2011 - Jul 2011

Public Relations Intern

Avalon Communications

Avalon Communications is a strategic public and investor relations firm specializing in delivering fresh ideas to consistently and proactively communicate our client’s message and increase visibility in their focus markets.

  • Press release writing,
  • Assist in account management,
  • Update facebook page,
  • Pitch writing,
  • Compile contact lists using the Vocus database system,
  • Contribute to the creative process,
  • Compile list of verticals, and
  • Client research.
Aug 2010 - Jan 2011

Public Relations Rep/ Bartender

Scruffy Murphy's

Scruffy Murphy's is a small college bar in Waco, TX with a primarily college oriented audience. Scruffy Murphy's caters to the college community by featuring great prices, live music and quality service. 

  • Created a public relations marketing plan to promote business,
  • Constant use of communication skills as a bartender, and
  • Served and assisted customers.
Jan 2009 - May 2010

Public Relations Intern

Heart of Texas Tech Prep

Heart of Texas Tech Prep is a dedicated to giving students a jump start to a path of higher education after high school graduation. By taking college-level courses while on the high school campus, students get a headstart on career skills and college hours.Heart of Texas Tech Prep promotes the benefits of Tech-Prep classes for students, education systems -- high schools and community/technical colleges -- and the work force.

  • Designed event flyers and logos,
  • Press release writing,
  • Created information notebooks for Tech Prep education seminars,
  • Compiled media lists and school district contact lists,
  • Interviewed current Tech Prep students at Texas State Technical College for promotional videos,
  • Created surveys and analyzed responses,
  • Event planning for teacher seminars and college career fairs, and
  • General office responsibilities and administrative duties.
May 2005 - Aug 2007

Lifeguard

Westwood Country Club

Westwood Country Club has been home to Austin families for more than 50 years. Like its membership, Westwood has grown and evolved over the years, but it has stayed true to the dream of its founding members: to create a comfortable, friendly, relaxing and wholesome environment that the entire family can enjoy.

  • Certified lifeguard,
  • Water safety instructor,
  • Red Cross first aid certified,
  • Head lifeguard,
  • Customer service, and
  • Communication with country club guest.
Sep 2005 - Aug 2007

File Clerk

ModesettWilliams PLLC

Litigation law firm in Austin, TX. Modesett Williams PLLC is a trial firm focused on high stakes litigation involving contract disputes, business torts and catastrophic injuries.

  • Receptionist,
  • Filed pleadings and discovery judgements,
  • Constructed trial notebooks,
  • Court house runner,
  • Delivered mail to other firms, and
  • Tracking documents.

Education

Education
Aug 2007 - Dec 2010

Bachelors of Arts & Sciences

Baylor University

Skills

Skills

Communication Skills

Social Media Communications, Twitter, Facebook & Blogs

Writing

Conversational French

Background and audience research

Print layout and graphic design

Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, InDesign, Excel, and Photoshop.

Summary

Kaitlin graduated from Baylor University in December 2010 with a BA in Journalism concentrating in Public Relations.

As Director of Marketing for Lantz-Boggio Architects in Denver, Colorado Kaitlin coordinated outgoing proposals, including the winning bid for the Aspen Senior Care Center, which will bring over $6 million in revenue to the company. While there Kaitlin also coordinated correspondence from the CEO, optimized multiple internal procedures and was responsible for editing and finalizing images with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign for award submissions and publication.  Kaitlin moved to Denver, Colorado, in July 2011 to work at CSG|PR. As a member of Communication Strategy Group’s Financial Services practice, Kaitlin provided client support, media pitching, communication strategies, account management and daily tracking and reporting services for a variety of clients.  Kaitlin interned with Heart of Texas Tech Prep in Waco, Texas, and then Avalon Communications in Austin. Both internships allowed Kaitlin to deliver fresh ideas to consistently and proactively communicate the client’s message and increase visibility in each market.  After a year studying the various areas of journalism at Baylor University, Kaitlin opted to major in public relations, drawn to the industry’s unique ability to connect with audiences and influence public opinion. Kaitlin excels in the field thanks to her versatility as a writer, and her passion for design and innovative media.  In addition to studying journalism, Kaitlin minored in history and was given the opportunity to finish her minor through studying abroad. Taking classes at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands was the experience of a lifetime. Traveling abroad gave Kaitlin the confidence to step outside of what was familiar and to boldly try new things.

Specialties

Business writing, distributing press releases, pitching media coverage, event planning, human resources, social media management, account managent, branding design strategies.

Interest

History, Art, Design, Theater, Music, Women's lacrosse, College basketball, Cooking, French, Photography, Traveling, Hiking, and, Comedy.

Certifications

Certifications
Jun 2009 - Jun 2011

First Aid & CPR

Red Cross