Work History

Work History
Jan 2011 - Present

Marketing/Public Relations Consultant

Claflin Consulting

Job description:

Spearheaded campaign to increase awareness of Boots 'N' Straps, a non-profit organization, inclucing media kit, logo, brochure, social networking via Facebook and web layout and design.

This campaign was a supervised independent project within my Advanced Public Relations course.

Oct 2010 - Present

Social Media and Editorial Intern

Natural Awakenings Magazine

Assist with publications and event promotions.

Manage and develop content for social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Meetup.

Published articles, December 2010 and May 2011.

Facebook

Natural Awakenings Magazine- May 2011

“Heads Up: Salons Strive to Become More Environmentally Friendly”-pg. 41

http://issuu.com/NAUpstate/docs/upstatemay2011/41

Natural Awakenings Magazine- December 2010

“Tai Chi and Qi Gong- Healing Modalities That Work”- pg. 33

http://issuu.com/NAUpstate/docs/upstate_december_web/33

Aug 2010 - Present

CEO

Singing Goddess

Produces and packages handmade, natural bath products.

Responsible for building the company website and updating content, layout and design.

Develops content and manages Facebook and Twitter

Coordinates event planning and promotions for trade shows and company events.

Singing Goddess-bath, beauty and health offers quality, all-natural bath products. www.singinggoddess.com Facebook
Aug 2010 - Aug 2011

Business/Communications Co-op

BMW Manufacturing Co.

Job Description: August-December 2010 and May-August 2011

Created training manuals for new associates

Created interactive training classes using Adobe Presenter

Project management for department initiatives

Responsible for distribution of test vehicles to engineers

Managed and created information for test vehicles

Assisted in maintaining current vehicle information in BMW databases

Assisted in the coordinating of out-of-town travel events for extensive engineering analysis and inter-departmental communications

Jan 2011 - May 2011

Public Affairs Intern

Clalfin University Public Affairs

Provides support for University social media platforms via Facebook and Twitter.

Develops public service announcements for University initiatives

Manages University Study Abroad Blog by editing and uploading student blog entries.

Cultivates newsworthy feature articles for internal and external release.

Assisted in coordinating a promotional campaign, Quality Enhancement Program (QEP)—Panther STEPS, to enhance student learning

Claflin University

“Claflin University Students Establishing Tradition of Philanthropy”- April 1, 2011

http://www.claflin.edu/News/templates/Claflin-Full-Article.aspx?articleid=963&zoneid=1

Claflin University

“The School of Humanities and Social Sciences Honors Four New Ph.D. Professors”- March 7, 2011

http://www.claflin.edu/News/templates/Claflin-Full-Article.aspx?articleid=948&zoneid=1

Education

Education
Aug 2008 - Present

BA in Mass Communications

Clafin University

Skills

Skills

Web Layout and Design

I am using this course to further develop my skills in web design. I have experience using Wix.com, Weebly.com, Wordpress and Blogger.com. I will complete this course May 2011.

PR Management and Campaigns

I will complete this course May 2011.

Media Research Techniques

I am currently using this skill to complete my senior honors thesis, due October 2011.

Magazine Article Writing

Broadcast Writing and Reporting I & II

Media Law and Ethics

I will complete this course May 2011.

Public Relations Writing

Advanced Public Relations

This class is a supervised independent project. Within a team of five, an awareness campaign is being developed to promote a local non-profit organization. I will complete this course May 2011.

Social Media

I frequently use social media outlets. I have several internship/professional experiences with utilizing social media channels such as: Wordpress, Wix.com, Facebook, Twitter, Weebly.com and Blogger.com.

Work Keys (Silver Level)

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Powerpoint

Adobe Presenter

I used Adobe Presenter to create an interactive training class during my co-op at BMW Manufacturing.

Interest

"Naturalprenuer" and social media mave, proficent in Facebook, Weebly, Wix and blogging.

Program volunteer, BMW X3 Launch, Greer, SC

Volunteer for Americorps and Claflin University Saturday Academy, Orangeburg, SC

Basic knowledge in Spanish

I enjoy reading, learning about the principles and practices of philosopy across disiplines and travelling.

Singing Goddess

Natural Awakenings Upstate Facbook and Twitter

ImSocialSavvy