Sarah Van Ert

Work History

Work History

Marketing Intern

The Dwyer Group

- Write, design & edit newsletters, press releases, speeches & business letters

- Plan marketing campaigns

- Develop themes and articles for internal company magazines

- Mange company social media sites

- Update websites and create Web content

- Manage databases for hundreds of franchisees

- Create advertisements, PSA's & promotional videos

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011

Media and PR Intern

Texas 4000 for Cancer

- Contacted print and broadcast media outlets along the route from Texas to Alaska

- Implemented Kintera Database Management System for donation tracking

- Brand and logo management

- Event planning ranging from small local events to the large Tribute Gala

- Served as Stage Manager at the 2011 Livestrong Texas 4000 Tribute Gala

Jun 2010 - Aug 2010

Promotions Intern

Latinworks Advertising

- Kept track of the quarterly promotions budget

- Participated in promotions team brainstorming sessions

- Interacted with clients at promotional events

- Wrote "company poin-of-view" analyses for potential partnerships

- Conducted & compiled competitor research for social media and promotions

- Created and presented GMC Sierra & Terrain re-positioning to senior management


Aug 2008 - May 2012

Bachelor of Arts

Baylor University

- Minor: Marketing

- GPA: 3.86

- Completed Spanish 4 at Baylor University

- Kappa Tau Alpha Journalism Honor Society

- Mortar Board Honor Society

- Golden Key Honor Society

- Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society

- National Society of Collegiate Scholars

- "Who's Who among Students in American Universities and Colleges 2011-2012"



Community Outreach

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Media Relations

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Crisis Management

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Public Relations Writing

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Strategic Planning

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Baylor Bruins, 2010-2011 - Co-Recruitment Chair

- Worked with the Baylor Sports Network through public relations efforts, alumni interaction, sports recruiting and managed the Sports Networking Tent at athletic events

Pi Beta Phi Women's Fraternity

- Appointed to be one of six members serving on the Policy and Standards Board (2010)

- Appointed to be one of nine members serving on the Leadership and Nominating Committee (2011)