Summary

I have a BA in Communication and Media Studies with a focus on Public Relations and Event Management .  I love event planning, marketing, public relations, and well anything in promotions period! 

I am highly experienced and skilled in business development including identifying and cultivating partnerships that would engage and educate the community on new products. Additionally, for multiple years I have been working in promotions and marketing which includes social media marketing, promotional writing, working with the media, coordinating email and traditional mailing campaigns and developing marketing material such as newsletters, brochures, media kits, magazine ads and other printed promotional material.

I also have experience in planning events both large and small, which includes not only planning all the necessary logistics of the events but properly promoting them to media outlets as well.

Education

Education
Sep 2005 - Dec 2008

B.A.

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Relevant Coursework:

  • Public Relations Writing
  • Intercultural Communicaitons
  • Organizational Communications
  • Technology of Communications
  • Public Relations Program Design
  • ntegrated Marketing Communications

Work History

Work History
Sep 2004 - Present

Server

  • Responsible for personal sales and promotions
  • Responsible for efficient food service and guest satisfaction
Jun 2009 - Present

Marketing and Development Coordinator

WS Publishing Group Inc.
  • Coordinated and implemented all marketing campaigns for new books, mobile apps and companies multiple websites
  • Created and managed all press releases, media kits, newsletters, brochures, emails, blogs and website content
  • Established and sustained significant promotional partnerships with over 100 companies
  • Scheduled and performed all sales training sessions and company project update meetings
  • Developed media trade partnerships with national and local print publications, tv stations and radio stations
  • Responsible for over a 400% growth in new website resulting in over 200,000 unique visitors to website each month
Sep 2008 - Dec 2008

Public Relations Consultant

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Center
  • Researched community needs to create an updated marketing plan that would generate additional funding for community assisted programs offered
  • Created content and designed new marketing material including brochures for the variety of programs available in this organization
Oct 2008 - Dec 2008

Public Relations Consultant

Newspapers In Education
  • Developed extensive marketing plan to generate additional funds to keep program active
  • Created promotional events to increase community awareness and participation
May 2008 - Sep 2008

Public Relations Intern

Erie Art Museum
  • Developed multiple marketing campaigns that promoted community involvement and awareness for Museum and its fundraising events 
  • Planned, promoted, and directed all summer events including large fundraising festival attracting over 15,000 people
  • Designed and executed email and traditional mail campaigns for over 5,000 monthly
  • Coordinated and secured corporate agreements for sponsorships
  • Maintained donor database and handled all communication with donors
Oct 2007 - Mar 2008

Sales and Marketing Intern

Erie Life Magazine
  • Assisted in representing new city regional magazine in advertising campaign securing local and national retailers 
  • Aided in the magazine branding including developing mission and vision statements 
  • Created and maintained organizations business contact directory 
  • Negotiated major sales activities to secure advertisement contracts 
Dec 2003 - Jul 2004

Telecommunications Assistant

Houghton Mifflin
  • Responsible for set up and assignment of corporate cellular phone services
  • Set up and applied new employee contact directory for calls recieved

Skills

Skills

Adobe

In Design Photoshop

Web 2.0 Applications

Facebook Myspace Twitter YouTube LinkedIn

Apple

MAC OS X

PC

Windows Vista Windows XP Windows 2000

MS Office Suite

Microsoft Office Word 2007, 2003 Microsoft Office Excel 2007, 2003 Microsoft Office Powerpoint 2007, 2003 Microsoft Office Publisher 2007, 2003 Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Microsoft Office Access 2007, 2003