Jordan Mc Bride

Jordan Mc Bride

Objective

To acquire a full time position in the field of event planning or public relations that would utilize my event planning, organizational abilities, public relations and communication skills.

Summary

My name is Jordan McBride and this is my digital portfolio. I will be graduating from Longwood University this May with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies with a concentration in Organizational Studies and Public Relations. I am seeking an entry level job in public relations or event planning, however I do have experience in group and organizational auditing. I have interned with a wedding event planner and acted as the social chair for my sorority for two semesters.  After graduation, I plan to move to Richmond, Virginia, and begin my career.

Education

Education
Aug 2007 - Present

Bachelor of Arts, Communication Studies

Longwood University

I am currently working towards a Bachelors of Arts and Sciences degree in Communication Studies. My concentration is Organizational Communication and Public Relations. Classes I have taken so far include organizational communication and persuasion theory. In organizational communication, I worked with team members to create a fundraiser for the non-profit organization, SPCA. During persuasion theory, I was able to create a campaign with group members against teen "sexting."Work conducted during these classes can be viewed on the left side. While taking fundamentals of public relations, I created press releases and media scans for the Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences targeting prospective students. The work conducted during my 150-hour internship at Ocean Aisle Events can be seen on under work examples.

Work History

Work History
May 2010 - Aug 2010

Intern

Ocean Aisle Events

While interning, I held assistant roles for the primary wedding and event planner. I was i n charge of contacting caterers, bridal clients, rental companies, and venue sites on a weekly basis.

May 2010 - Apr 2010

Server

Darrell's Restaurant

During the summer of 2009 and 2010, I worked as a server at Darrell's Restaurant in Manteo, NC. I was required to meet with customers in a time and orderly process.

Skills

Skills

Event Planning

While working on the fundraiser for the SPCA, I acted as the event planner and worked with Big Dogs Restaurant in order to have the fundraiser at a Restaurant. I planned date parties for my sorority during the fall semester of 2010. I was in charge of booking the venue, caterer, band, and security. During my internship, I was able to work with clients in a timely manner to stay on time.