Recent graduate with demonstrated experience in public relations, mass media communications, social media, event planning, video editing and production, copy writing and editing, marketing, business communication, leadership and customer service. A recognized performer with the ability to competently express vision into strategy and action.


Event planning, Public Relations, Mass Communication, Fundraising and Promotions, Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Blogging, Camera Operating, Media Production, Editing: Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and TenantPro.

Work History

Work History

Marketing and Communication Coordinator


Staffing and Recruitment industry

March 2013 – Current                                                                                                                                               (8 months)

• Taking lead role in all marketing campaigns including social media, print, web, B2B, and collaborating with key internal stakeholders• Supporting consistent marketing efforts, using tools to conduct market research to manage the company’s external communications via public relations, media relations, client newsletters, etc.• Developing and implementing a comprehensive public relations and communications strategy• Aligning all activities with business goals and values

Social Media | Communication Intern

Vintage Church (formerly vintage21)

Non-profit, religious industry

May 2012 – August 2012                                                                                                                                           (4 months)

• Developed and coordinated implementation of social media strategy and philosophy for current and future use of social media at Vintage21 Church.• Created content and coordinated all social media platforms and resulting in an increase in interactions. • Developed content for the Vintage21 blog and other church communications, providing proof reading and copy editing support to Vintage21 ministries. • Demonstrated ability to quickly grasp organization values and philosophy and apply to work-specific responsibility.

Advocacy Communication InternNational Multiple Sclerosis Society 

Non-profit, health industry

May 2011 – August 2011                                                                                                                                           (5 months)

• Assisted and worked directly with the Vice President of Public Policy for the three North Carolina Chapters of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

• Presented policy information to constituents and activists through social media outlets to increase activist engagement. 

• Profiled activists for story banks for sharing in news articles, Facebook, Twitter, Blogspot and Youtube.

• Created two videos for future publication on the accessibility of the North Carolina General Assembly and the importance of getting involved as an activist and advocate. 

• Co-managed a comprehensive website re-design, coordinating layout, content, design, and navigation development that resulted in improved usability and wider audience engagement.

Leasing Agent, Assistant Property Manager

Lake Woodard Apartment Homes

Real Estate industry

May 2006 – March 2009 (2 years 11 months)

• Maintained knowledge of current North Carolina Apartment Association and Triangle Apartment Association policies and laws• Created and implemented innovative leasing promotions, to generate sales and interest• Showed apartments to prospective residents• Answered phone and managed the front desk• Took court papers out on non-payment residents, and went to court

Swim Instructor, Life Guard Gypsy Divers Aquatic Center

Recreational Facilities and Services industry

May 2010 –  July 2012 (3 year 3 months)

• Teaching swim lessons to children ages 6 months and up.• Life guarding for events and ensuring safety at all times.• Connecting and maintaining outside social media sites to promote website and company through Facebook Fan Page and Twitter

Intern for Peace College Visitor Services

Public Relations and Communications industry

January 2011 – April 2011 (4 months)

Assist with planning, managing and implementing of an on campus Piano Concert, Silent Auction and Wine Reception for the North Carolina Psychoanalytic Foundation's 15th anniversary, “The Mind and Music of George Gershwin.”• Managing event details• Meeting with clients, conducting site visits, attending event support and post-event evaluation meetings• Drafting contracts, confirmation letters and invoices• Handling the lights and sound systems for the event• Documenting the event through photography• Assisting with all aspects of event set-up on March 25 and all day at the event on March 26.


Aug 2009 - Dec 2011

Bachelors of Arts

Peace College

Activities and Societies: Red Rose Ball Planning Committee Author for Peace College's "Prism Literacy Magazine" 2010 Edition, 2011 Edition, Staff Writer for The Peace Times Vol. 16, Issue 1; Vol. 16, Issue 2; Vol., 16, Issue 3.

Aug 2004 - 2006

Louisburg College

Activities and Societies: Student Government Association 2004-2005, Dean's List 2004-2005, Commuter Student Association 2005-2006