Lauren Biondi

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Lauren Biondi

Summary

Communications Professional specializing in Public Relations and Social Media Marketing.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2011 - Present

Communications Coordinator

Montclair State University Center for Career Services and Cooperative Education

Developed and implements an integrative marketing plan for the CenterImplemented and maintains a social media campaign, including an interactive and effective Facebook presence that promotes the Center’s services, events, and employer partners to the MSU communityPlans and executes campus-wide events, such as career fairs, career panels, employer visits, student success seminars, award ceremonies, interview sessions, etc. Graphically designs and creates flyers, newsletters, brochures and other marketing materialsFilms and edits videos for the Center’s website and YouTube accountWrites press releases and contacts media outlets to promote Center eventsWrites and edits e-newsletters for the Center’s website, Advisory Board and NEASEA Hires, manages and mentors Student Ambassador staff who work to assist in the promotion of the Center’s services to their peersCollaborates with the University’s Communication and Marketing Department to develop multi-media marketing materials for the Center’s staff to use when interacting with students, faculty and employersHeads the development of the Center’s Advisory Board, which is comprised of employer partners, faculty, staff and students; Organizes Advisory Board meetings and eventsMaintains an accessible, online events calendar for the CenterConducts marketing research based on the practices of the benchmark universities listed in Strategic Plan

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011

Marketing & Social Media Intern

The Celebrity Cafe

Maintained social media for TheCelebrityCafe.com, and its four sub-sitesEngaged in market research for the sites on various projectsParticipated in the maintaining of the sites’ Facebook pages. Wrote and edited articles and other materials for site.

May 2007 - Aug 2011

Supervisor

YMCA

Delegated plans and tasks to assistants at off-site childcare sitesSupervised over 50 children and oversees up to 10 assistants per dayCommunicated with parents and school officials to ensure a safe environment Coordinated camp programs and children's fitness and nutrition plans Taught Zumba, Spinning, Pilates, Ballet and CATCH, a fitness program for children

Jan 2009 - May 2009

Junior Associate

GregoryFCA Communications

Conducted research using Cision Media Source Wrote summaries of client placement progress for the client database Constructed weekly company-wide newsletters recapping client progress and mentionsDeveloped media lists and engaged in media monitoring Honed extensive research, presentation and organizational skills

Sep 2007 - Jan 2008

Media Intern

Vatican Internet Office

Traveled Italy researching relevant religious sites for a final video presentation Created video projects using Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express, and iMovie Translated memos for the Vatican's Internet office Acted as a student ambassador from Villanova University to the Vatican

Education

Education
Sep 2010 - Present

MA

Montclair State University
Aug 2005 - May 2009

BA

Villanova University

Skills

Skills

Writing

Throughout my education I have taken several writing intensive courses. At Villanova, my writing was nominated for an Elizabeth Cady Stanton Conference Award. I blog in my current position, and have my own tutoring business, where I specialize in college admissions personal statements. 

Social Media Marketing

I have increased the engagement to my office's Facebook account by over 3081% and growing everyday. 

Design Portfolio

Writing Portfolio