Whitney Billups

Whitney Billups

Work History

Work History
Jul 2009 - Present

Sales Associate/ Customer Service Representative

Massage Envy
  • Provided excellent service to members/guests by answering phone calls, setting appointments, greeting members/guests upon arrival.
  • Exceeded and maintained sales quota by selling memberships to 40-50% of prospective clients
  • Assisted in maintaining professional front desk and reception area
  • Assisted in administrative tasks including filing, member folder maintenance, and data entry of client records and surveys.
  • Opened and closed the clinic on designated shifts and trained new hires on clinic practices.
Jun 2008 - Aug 2008

Public Relations Intern

Shabazz Communication
  • Assisted President of Shabazz Communications, Inc., a full service communications and publicity company
  • Constructed spreadsheets and reports of media impressions for accounts: Today’s Child Communications; “Be A Father To Your Child, the Anthology”; Assemblyman Karim Camera; Independent artist recording, Chanda Rule
  • Crafted informative news articles for client awareness that was published in Caribbean Life, a New York weekly
  • Assembled book signings and public speaking engagements by proactively contacting appropriate vendors
  • Actively pitched clients to appropriate media outlets
  • Disseminated media alerts, press releases and other media materials to New York and Virginia media outlets 
  • Coordinated vendor and client activities while contributing to effective media relations
  • Performed outstanding administrative duties such as answering phones, e-mailing, organizing files, etc.
  • Developed company social networks like Myspace and Linked In to build company brand
Aug 2007 - Dec 2007

Public Relations Intern

The BG News
  • Developed publicity literature for The BG News, the student newspaper for Bowling Green State University
  • Crafted social networking web pages on Facebook.com and Myspace to increase notoriety for the BG News
  • Contributed to The BG News as a staff writer
Aug 2007 - Dec 2007

Public Relations Student Consultant

Prevention Partners of Wood County
  • Wrote and distributed press releases for a nonprofit organization, The Prevention Partners of Wood County
  • Increased the brand of “Prevention Partners of Wood County” by 25%
  • Formulated communications pieces for newsletter publication

Education

Education
Aug 2005 - Dec 2008

Bachelor's of Science in Journalism

Bowling Green State University

Skills

Skills

Spanish

Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs

Social Networking Sites as Marketing Tool

HTML Codes

Writing