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Work experience

Feb 2011Present

Sales and Marketing Intern

Abroad101
  • Responsible for reaching out to prospective university partners and maintaining those relationships until the partnership is complete
  • Took on initiating and maintaining foreign relationships by working with the Sales Director to expand our client reach internationally
  • Cold called potential university partners, listened to their needs as an office dealing with students abroad, and presented our tool in an effective, respectful, professional manner
  • Ensured all communication with current and potential clients and partners is taken care of, up to date, and documented properly for entire team
  • Wrote weekly blog articles on the study abroad industry, traveling, and tips from being abroad, also featured as content in the Study Abroad Daily
  • Provided marketing support for new website launch event for over 200 supporters, investors and friends of the company.Assisted “travel picture” kiosk, which allowed attendees to get their pictures personally Photoshopped into a variety of international locations.
  • Reached out to professional bloggers within the industry to develop relationships cross-promoting one another’s blogs to increase website traffic
  • Researched new online outlets and platforms relative to the target market to expand Abroad101’s digital presence
Mar 2011Aug 2011

Marketing Assistant

CYCLE Kids, Inc.

  • Aggregated relevant, interesting content and wrote monthly newsletter which was sent out to 3700 supporters, volunteers, board members, and friends
  • Conducted interviews with different supporters of CYCLE Kids to be featured as blog posts and newsletter profiles
  • Assisted planning an inaugural annual fundraising event by recruiting vendors, attendees, volunteers, and fundraisers
  • Provided on-site logistic support for specialized events including bike build workshops, a Boston Marathon team, and inaugural charity bike ride for 200 attendees
Jan 2010May 2010

Marketing Intern

Enoch Entertainment
  • Researched and presented marketing efforts of upcoming bands by contacting important facilitators surrounding the success of the band.
  • Organized promotional tactics including social media event invitations and print advertising.
  • Wrote press release to submit to multiple magazines and newspapers around the region.
  • Established and strengthened social media network presence through Facebook and other platforms. 
Jun 2009Aug 2009

Relationship Management Intern

Charles River Development
  • Collated key recommendations from 35 Premiere Consulting Service reports into an organized efficient Excel spreadsheet. 
  • Categorized recommendations into Types, Areas and Sub-areas in order to generate statistics for executive management review.  Information used to determine how to best improve products.
  • Responsible for reaching out to relationship managers to gather data for Top 30 customers.
  • Created a more effective legible spreadsheet for Product Management to gauge product efficiency for clients

Education

Skills

General Office Software
Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Qualtrics Survey Software
Customer Relationship Management Software
Software such as Constant Contact, Salesforce, and Highrise
Social Media Platforms
Proficient in using social media outlets for increased brand awareness including, but not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, Google+  
Adobe Creative Suite
 Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and In-design CS5  

Portfolio

Objective

To obtain a challenging advertising or marketing position in Boston, MA where I can leverage my work experience and incorporate my creative nature to contribute to a successful organization and become a professional in the industry.

Summary

Proven track record of taking the “leader” and “organizer” role in personal as well as professional settings. Able to handle multitasking of multiple projects as evident by simultaneously working at two start-up companies while also taking graphic design classes. Detail oriented, organized team player willing to contribute to projects big and small.

Interest

Traveling, Photography, Running – completed Baystate Marathon 2010, Boston’s Run to Remember Half Marathon 2011, and the 2011 Providence Inaugural Rock n Roll Half Marathon

Featured Blog Articles

Never Forget Your Study Abroad Experience

Blog featured in the monthly CEA Global Education Newsletter sent to students around the nation promoting Abroad101 and highlighting the study abroad experience.

Keeping a Student Budget While Abroad

Blog featured in The Study Abroad Daily: a collaboration website where top, relevant study abroad articles from around the web are chosen each day to be featured content. 

Study Abroad: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Featured as an alumni article on the Academic Programs International study abroad blog - how an international experience can lead to career opportunities.

Other Blogs:

10 New Things to Try Abroad: Part 1

10 New Things to Try Abroad: Part 2

How to Handle Your Parents While Abroad

CYCLE Kids Honors Two Breakaway Event Volunteers

Barry and Daniella: Uniting a Passion with a Non-Profit