Jillian Beasley

Jillian Beasley

Summary

My name is Jillian Beasley and I am a recent graduate of Longwood University. I majored in communications with a specialization in organizational communications and public relations. My passion is meeting new people and traveling to new places and I strive to find a job and have a career that allows me to do both.  I have a natural talent for speaking with people and making them feel comfortable in many different atmospheres. My goal is to discover a company that will allow me to pursue a career of going out and improving the business world through my many, diverse communication skills.

SKILLS PROFILE

Skilled at developing external and internal message strategies, conducting research, media relations and strategic planning. Excellent creative thinker with dedicated ability to contribute by assisting the company in any way possible to achieve their overall goals. Experienced public speaker with motivation skills gained to successfully see projects through from beginning to end.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Public Relations Campaign:                                                                                             

·      Developed a strategic public relations campaign for local organization as part of a 4-member team.

·      Individual responsibilities included writing press materials, scheduling and providing leadership for team meetings and presenting proposal to client.

·      Developed tactics and strategies for promoting the term “scholar” and encouraging students to view themselves as scholars.

Team Leader, Cascade Communication Agency                                                             

·      Conducted internal communication audit for the Longwood University Lancer Productions

·      Negotiated confidentiality agreement with client representative

·      Gathered data through client interviews and a survey which received high response rate

·      Analyzed data to determine organizational strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for improvement

·      Compiled and presented an official audit report to the client

Work History

Work History
May 2010 - Present

Server

Ruby Tuesday

I am an active server and am enthusiastically engaged in conversing with my guests and am more than willing to go beyond the required service to make my guests have the best possible experience under my care.

Jan 2011 - Present

Intern

Farmville Habitat for Humanity

I assist the non-profit organization by attending events, taking pictures, writing press releases, creating flyers, creating brochures, updating websites, hosting events, greeting volunteers at the work sites, instructing volunteers on their duties, and meeting with potential families in need.

May 2010 - Aug 2010

Student Worker

IITS Longwood University

I was active in maintaining all surplus electronics on the Longwood campus.  I kept detailed records of all types of technological devices and softwares and where they were located.  I was active in filing and and scanning documents.  I made rounds around campus to check on the locations of all computers and assisted the IITS staff with all of their projects.

Jun 2009 - Dec 2009

Receptionist and Assistant to the Real Estate Agents

Century 21 New Millennium

I opened up the office for daily set-up and greeted agents and clients as they entered the office.  I was active in website upkeep, client follow-ups, and meeting the needs of the clients within the office setting.  I helped plan office events and assisted the broker and agents with their paperwork and open houses. I was active in keeping up with display cases, bulletins, and brochures.  I was also assistant to the Human Resources department and helped with the hiring and interviewing process.

2004 - 2009

Assistant Caterer

Tasteful Affairs Catering

I assisted in preparing, delivering, and serving food to clients at events held in many different venues.  I gained an excellent experience in time management and organizational skills.

Jan 2006 - Aug 2008

Server

The Chart House Restaurant

I was an active server and was enthusiastically engaged in conversing with my guests and was more than willing to go beyond the required service to make my guests have the best possible experience under my care.

Jun 2007 - Aug 2007

Non-profit Camp Counselor

Campagna Kids

I worked with parents and children during my time at the non-profit, before and after school program.  I created activity and lesson plans for the children and was actively communicated with parents to keep them involved in their children's progress.

Jun 2006 - Aug 2006

Intern

Pro-line Embroidery Company

I handled em-mails, faxes, and letters between the company and it's clients.  I handled invoices and regulated order forms.  I was active in filing, website up-keep, office display cases, and office organization.

Education

Education
Aug 2007 - May 2011

Bachelor of Arts

Longwood University

Skills

Skills

Website Upkeep