Work History

Work History

Student Relations

Duck's Village Apartments
  • Developed a media kit including a cover letter, news release, fact sheet, and backgrounder. Kit was used for the Sunbirds program. 
  • Updated company newsletter in order to reach a larger target audience. Led to an increase in acquired newsletters and student participation in activities.

Ess Entertainment

Promoted local artists and night clubs.

Clients:

  • Taboo Night Club
  • The Attic Night Club
  • Rydaz Committee 
  • Glasses Malone
  • Rebellious
Jun 2009 - Present

Writer

Emerald Magazine
  • Recruited one male and one female model.
  • Stylized and directed models during the photo shoot. 
  • Wrote a supporting article.
  • Photos and article were published in the magazine. 
Sep 2009 - Present

Public Relations and Marketing Intern

Eugene Airport
  • Composed a policy handbook and manual for Eugene Airport's volunteers. Handbook is in active use.
  • Designed promotional components for events such as Music in the Terminals, Employee Halloween, and Christmas Tree display. All promotional components were used.
  • Researched and invited local performers. Outcome included multiple scheduled performers.
  • Updated client and business mailing list using an online address-book tool.
  • Developed marketing components such as cross-reference advertising letters. 
Mar 2011 - Present

Business Manager

Laura Mercier, Nordstrom
  • Brand management through social marketing and special events.
  • Spring 2011 season ended with 20% increase; events with strong bookings and average of 60% show and increase per event ranging from 20%-50% in sales.
Oct 2009 - Jan 2010

Student Public Relations Consultant

Oregon Trail Council
  • Conducted in-depth primary research.
  • Developed a strategic public relations plan with a team to increase OTC's retention rates.
  • Generated and executed strategic methods to achieve goal.
  • Proposed methods in the PR plan are in active use.
May 2006 - Aug 2009

Personal Recruiter, Assistant Manager, Employee Coordinator

Vector Marketing
  • Recruited employees through cold calling. Awards such as Top Regional PR recruiter awarded.
  • Pre-screened and scheduled qualified applicants for interviews. 
  • Assisted district manager with interviews. 
  • Arranged and led discussion in conference calls. 
  • Trained office receptionists.  
  • Organized and managed payroll accounts. 
  • Organized and managed office meetings for 50+ attendees. 
  • Met and advised employees. 
  • Sold Cutco products through prescheduled appointments. 
  • Practiced customer relations while acquiring more effective skills for customer service .  
Mar 2009 - Jul 2009

Public Relations and Planning Intern

Alvord-Taylor Living Services
  • Organized and implemented annual client, staff, and family picnic. Strong attendance included more than 80 people. 
  • Composed sponsorship letters for local businesses. Results included businesses providing volunteers, food, and prizes.
  • Composed a news release for event.
  • Developed and managed a media list. Used for creating relationship with local media.
  • Internal public relations between headquarters, client houses, and staff members. 
Jun 2008 - Sep 2008

Marketing and Communications Specialist

Carlsberg Serbia
  • Assisted the Brand Manager and brand employees.
  • Prepared portions of the annual brand plan.
  • Conducted market research analysis.
  • Organized and assisted special events such as Exit Festival. Attendance numbers exceeded 100,000 a day.
  • Translated pieces from Serbian to English and English to Serbian.
  • Copy edited the employee driving manual. Manual was published and given to each employee with a company car.

Education

Education
Sep 2006 - Present

B.A. of Arts

University of Oregon

Carlsberg Serbia

Portfolio Items

Skills

Skills

Communication

  Interpersonal communication between organizations and community  Keeping communication barriers open between staff members, directors, and clients Good customer relations practices  

Writing

  Media Kits Press releases and news releases  Persuasive mail teqniques Internal communication Community communication Published articles  Blog writing  Proficiency in journalistic style, grammar and proofreading