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Summary

Ambitious administrative professional with 10 years of communications and marketing experience, looking to transfer diverse and multi-faceted career training into the communications arena. 

Work Experience

Aug 2015Present

Administrative Assistant II

Vanderbilt University - Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization

Responsibilities:

  • Perform key intake functions for the office (ordering supplies, answering phones, greeting guests, and picking up mail from campus box, assist in scheduling meetings) 
  • Accounting and admin support. (Logs checks and incoming revenue, prepares courier shipments, and routes documents.)

Accomplishments:

  • Acted as interim Communications Coordinator where in I managed the CTTC social media accounts, generated new content for the website, completed the quarterly Dean's Reports, and set up webinars for employee professional development. 
  • Implemented a check request tracking system while picking up new financial processing skills in database system Inteum.
  • Created tools to identify, track, and collect all information to needed for complete disclosure and eventually patent filing.
  • Promoted from Administrative Assistant I to Administrative assistant II
Dec 2013Aug 2015

Data Coordinator II

Vanderbilt University Medical Center - Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy

Responsibilities:

  • Performed and coordinated complex data processing activities.
  • Handled confidential HIPPA documents for patients and physicians.
  • Supervised direct data acquisition, report preparation, and data file management.
  • Analyzed sensitive patient complaint data from hospitals and care clinics across the United States.
  • Compiled risk data for physicians and providers.

Accomplishments:

  • Edited and managed the online wiki of information and training data for the entire department.
Jul 2011July 2017

Head of Media & Marketing

Boomtron LLC

Responsibilities: 

  • Set up promotional giveaways and contests for readers
  • Managed a team of 15 writers and employees
  • Copy edited all articles
  • Optimized SEO for increased visibility and website traffic
  • Set up and distributed review articles with major PR brands to help promote new movies, new toy releases, and video games. 

Accomplishments:

  • Developed relationships with major brands such as Apple, 20th Century Fox, Sketchers, Disney, Nickelodeon, and more. 
  • Increased website traffic by 15% with a high of 350,000 views in one day. 
Oct 2011Dec 2013

Marketing/Sales Assistant

National Recovery Technologies, LLC

Responsibilities:

  • Designed brochures showcasing each porduct as well as broad overview brochures for the company. 
  • Designed promotional giveaway items such as journals, pens, notepads, portfolios, mugs, etc. 
  • Assisted in creation of multi-million dollar proposals for customers.
  • Point of contact for conferences and specialized events. Set up and registered for conferences all across the world. 
  • Specially designed banner and table cloth for recycling and technology conferences. 
  • Handled customer data and information via SalesForce. Maintained the companies entire database. 
  • Worked with the home office to create any new marketing materials such as specialty posters and photo shoots at each location. 
  • Built a brand new website from scratch using HTML, PHP,  and CSS coding.
20072008

Editor In Chief

Volunteer State Community College

The Pioneer Magazine 

  • Personally designed the cover.
  • Designed and laid out all 32 pages using Adobe InDesign and Photoshop.
  • Wrote 5 articles.
  • Edited every article before publication.
  • Managed a staff of 15 writers.
  • Produced and distributed 32 page magazine for two semesters.
  • Collected ad revenue.
Jan 2007Jan 2008

Copy Editor

Volunteer State Community College

The Settler Newspaper

  • Edited all articles before publication on a weekly basis.
  • Distributed newspaper every week. 
  • Laid out and edited all photo elements

Education

August 2015May 2018

Bachelor's of Science in Psychology

Lipscomb University

Graduated with honors and 3.5 GPA

20072009

Associate's degree of Science in Communications

Volunteer State Community College

Graduated with honors and 3.6 GPA

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite 

Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator

Social Media Management

Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram

SalesForce
Brochure Design
Graphic Design

Adobe Creative Suite, Wacom Bamboo, Procreate

Website Design

CSS, HTML, PHP coding

Data Entry

90 WPM

Microsoft Office Suite

Word, Excel, OneNote, Powerpoint

Copy Editing/ Proofreading

Certifications

  • Adobe Acrobat XI Pro
  • Project Management: The Basics for Success
  • Work Smarter, Not Harder: Time Management for Personal & Professional Productivity
  • PMP Certification (In Progress) 

Freelance Work

Website design:

  • National Recovery Technologies (NRT) Company website
    • http://www.nrtsorters.com

Social Media Management

  • BSCkids.com
  • Optionated.com
  • SocialFocused.com

Publishing:

  • Wrote, designed, laid out, and published a book
  • Brochure Design for NRT
  • 32 Page Magazine - The Pioneer
  • Weekly Newspaper - The Settler