Work History

Work History
Apr 2012 - Present

Design and Marketing Associate

CDI: Choice Designs, Inc.

o Write copy for interior design website and social media outlets, including: Houzz, blog, Pinterest, Facebook

o Work both independently and collaboratively within a fast-paced, creative environment

Mar 2011 - Mar 2012

Marketing and Development Associate

JFHP

o Lead youth-focused, event-based ad campaign from concept to completion

o Create and edit social media copy, including company blog and twitter account o Write, edit and assist with design of organization marketing packets 

Oct 2010 - Mar 2011

Shift Manager

Starbucks
May 2010 - Aug 2010

Marketing and Administration Intern

The Reclamation Project

o Worked with community ESL program

o Wrote and edited organization’s blog o Coordinated community involvement and awareness events 
Aug 2009 - May 2010

Graduate Communications Assistant

Ball State University Alumni Association

o Conceived, researched, wrote, designed and edited articles for the university’s

  130,000-circulation alumni magazine

o Designed and created brochures, programs and handouts for university functions

o Sought out alumni contacts for new articles and partnerships o Cultivated and displayed a handmade origami collection to boost office morale

Jun 2004 - Dec 2009

Marketing Associate

80/20, Inc.

o Wrote, edited and fact checked copy for company Web site, news releases,

  1,100-page product catalog and various marketing materials

o Collaborated with multiple departments to redesign employee guidebooks,

  leadership materials and multiple company communication tools

o Worked both independently and collaboratively within a fast-paced,     creative environment

Oct 2006 - May 2008

Undergraduate Communications Assistant

Ball State University Alumni Association

o Conceived, researched, wrote, designed and edited articles for the university’s

  130,000-circulation alumni magazine

o Designed and created brochures, programs and handouts for university functions

o Sought out alumni contacts for new articles and partnerships 

Graphic Design

Education

Education
May 2005 - May 2008

BA English, BA journalism

Ball State University