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Education

Sep 2008Present

B.A.

University of Oregon

Minor: Communication Studies

GPA: 3.31

Work experience

2010Present

Intern

Oregon Truffle Festival
2010Present

Events Assistant

Temple Menorah

·      Demonstrated initiative and flexibility in responding to the needs of the Executive Director

·      Gained experience creating compelling flyers and posters for various events

·      Arranged client files 

2009Present

Intern

The Gelfand Group

·      Increased knowledge of marketing strategies designed to build audience

·      Promoted NASCAR by greeting guests and persuading participation in NASCAR sweepstakes

·      Contributed to team overseeing opening and closing responsibilities of NASCAR booth and organized all necessary            paperwork

2008Present

Salesperson

Becker's Bakery

·      Provided excellent service to customers

·      Strengthened skills in interpersonal communication and collaboration

·      Organized store for closing

Skills

WordPress Blogs
Created a WordPress blog for a Journalism class expressing the dangers of alcohol on college campuses:  http://thebuzzaroundcampus.wordpress.com/ Created a WordPress blog about healthy living for college students: www.majortipsforhealth.wordpress.com
Social Media: Facebook and Twitter
Adobe Programs (InDesign and Final Cut Pro)
Microsoft Programs (PowerPoint, Excel, and Word)
   

References

Robin Franko

Portfolio Items

Activities

Public Relations Student Society of America

·Event Planning Committee

Friendship Circle (2007-2008)

·Volunteered at events devoted to spending time with mentally disabled children

Summary

Organized, enthusiastic, and attentive in professional situations. Earned compliments for attention to detail. Charismatic and persuasive with customers.

I would like to obtain a position in public relations where I can utilize my knowledge and experience to assist a successful team in its expanding client needs.