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Confident, outgoing, eager public relations professional with a desire to make a difference with one idea at a time.

Skills and Abilities

Active listening and communication skills, ability to work in a team and independent environment, exceptional dependability, computer skills, good judgment, responsible, organized, creative, efficient, highly motivated to do exceptional work, excellent people skills, good at managing multiple projects, and punctual. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Entourage, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, iMovie, and iWeb.

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills               
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management abilities       
  • Great ability to manage projects and meet deadlines
  • Excellent ability to maintain professional relationships             
  • Superior ability to collaborate in team environments
  • Proficient computer skills, especially Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite


I am seeking a position in marketing communications, media relations or customer service in a energetic, innovative and growing environment, in which I can apply my strategic thinking ability, creativity and passion for effective communication to enrich the experiences of colleagues and customers alike.

Work experience

Jun 2011Present

Marketing Communications Intern

Winona Health

I work with the marketing/public relations staff to complete a variety of internal and external communication initiatives including writing news releases and creating promotional items. While managing multiple projects and deadlines, I work closely with the chief communications officer, marketing specialist and senior media relations coordinator. I am also involved in internal and external website content management, calendar of events updates and critical department meetings and collaborations. Additionally, I help plan and organize various hospital events, especially for the youth Healthy Kids Club.•    Communicate with internal departments for various communication needs•    Research and analyze current publications, website content and communication strategies•    Capture and manage photographs for a variety of hospital activities and publication uses•    Deeply involved in marketing campaign brainstorming and implementation

Aug 2009May 2011

Lead Student, Assistant to the Director of Public Information

Winona State University

Worked closely with the director of public information where I wrote and edited news releases, supervised six student-writers’ public relations responsibilities, and managed internal and external website copy and images. I was responsible for maintaining record of all media coverage and news release output, overall procedure effectiveness and archiving website content.•   Wrote and distributed weekly all-university e-mail calendar of events•   Fulfilled public relations needs of several university departments and offices•   Assisted with press kits, media interviews and media requests •   Responsible for maintaining great customer service practices of communications office


Aug 2007May 2011

Bachelor of Arts Degree

Winona State University

Major: Mass Communication - Public Relations

Minor: Marketing

Cumulative GPA: 3.93/4.00

Major GPA: 4.00/4.00

Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Member of Dean's List 2007-2011

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