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Professional Summary
Highly ambitious college senior with a background in social and digital media, marketing, advertising, and content management. 
Education
Bachelor of Science: University Studies - Business, May 2018
Texas A&M University Mays Business School - College Station, Texas
Minors in Economics and Agricultural Economics
Work History
Social Media Producer, 08/2017 to Current
Battalion - Student Newspaper Texas A&M University
  • Create original content for the weekly Snapchat Discover Story using Snapchat Inc. Programs by taking photos,  processing videos, working with animators, writing, and designing
  • Attend weekly meetings with Snapchat Inc. Headquarters to discuss analytics, content, and reach
  • Submit weekly ideas for future stories and work with the social media team to produce content
Public Relations Manager, 06/2016 to Current
Texas A&M University Singing Cadets
  • Create, organize, and produce all social media, media, and performance content for the internationally acclaimed/traveled Singing Cadets
  • I handle all publicity and coordinate with media outlets to enhance the public relations of this group and Texas A&M University
  • Capture photos/videos and design all posters, flyers, tickets, and social media content for our 100+ performances each academic year
  • Travel across the United States and world as an officer of this group to connect with people, immerse and learn from their culture, and perform for them
Administrative Assistant, 06/2016 to Current
Texas A&M University/CIGRÉ USNC
  • Design marketing and advertising materials for the U.S. National Committee of CIGRÉ conferences
  • Daily upkeep of websites with information and documents needed by members
  • Managed expenses for various accounts by analyzing invoice reports and processing all checks
  • Organize court case depositions for cases around the world
  • Create itineraries, book flights/hotels, and coordinate schedules for Distinguished Professors and staff
Skills
  • Social Media Strategy
  • Oral and written communication
  • Digital photography
  • Event management
  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite 
  • HTML 
Activities
Freshman Leaders in Progress (FLiP)/Big September 2014-2017
Serve as a mentor for at risk youth at local elementary schools to educate them about higher education
HOSA: Future Health Professional State President October 2013- 2014
Lead 8000+ students into career paths through a statewide position of leadership that involved scheduling, running, and conducting meetings and conferences as representing the organization nationally and internationally.
Fish Camp Counselor March 2015-November 2016
Introduce freshman to the many traditions of Texas A&M through preparation of activities, discussions, skits, and recognitions.
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Professional Summary
Multimedia Journalist and communications specialist offering extensive experience in investigative reporting, profiecient knowledge in video/audio editing and publishing. Committed to delivering factual, concise and elegantly produced multimedia pieces that inform and engage a wide range of audiences. Years of experience in internal and external communications, social media, blogging and editorial media relations.
Skills
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Brand development and management
  • Strong Organizational and Interpersonal Skills
  • Basic Video Editing
  • Proficient in Audio Editing
  • Natural leader
  • Radio broadcast journalism
  • Print journalism
  • Community relations
  • Sound judgment
  • Strategic thinker
  • Social Media
Education
Bachelor of Arts: Media, Journalism, and Film, May 2017
Howard University - Washington, D.C
  • Major in Media, Journalism, and Film- Journalism Concentration 
  • Minor in African-American Studies
Work History
4th and 5th Gerade Science Teacher, 11/2017 to Current
Medard H Nelson Charter School New Orleans, LA
  • Developed and taught lessons on relevant children's books, poems, movies and themes to promote student interest.
  • Modified the general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Employed a broad range of instructional techniques to retain student interest and maximize learning.
  • Identified areas of weakness with individual students and tailored lessons accordingly.
Entertainment Intern, 11/2016 to 05/2017
WJLA-TV-ABC7 Let's Talk Live Arlington, VA
  • Researched, developed and pitched stories that reflected the unique sensibilities of the Let's Talk Live !
  • Evaluated and followed up on news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
  • Developed the Social media strategy for Let's Talk Live !reporters, editors,
  • Coordinated news releases, media responses, press packets and placement of stories.
Congressional Intern, 08/2016 to 12/2016
United States House of Representatives Wash., D.C
  • Congressional Intern for Rep.Cedric L. Richmond (D-Louisiana) 2nd District
  • Evaluated and followed up on news leads and news tips.
  • Covered Capitol Hill, budget, energy and economic issues.
  • Researched and updated New Orleans/Baton Rouge land use ordinances.
Public Relations Director, 05/2016 to 05/2017
Howard University Association of Black Journalists Wash., D.C
  • Develop PR strategies, campaigns, and initiatives to improve public perception of School of Communications.
  • Targeted both offline and online consumers by designing a multi-pronged and comprehensive marketing strategy.
  • Created effective messaging using language, graphics and marketing collateral.
  • Collaborated with designers and the editorial team on marketing materials.
Public Relations Manager, 04/2016 to 05/2017
Howard University School of Communications Student Council Wash., D.C
  • Develop PR strategies, campaigns, and initiatives to improve public perception of School of Communications.
  • Targeted both offline and online consumers by designing a multi-pronged and comprehensive marketing strategy.
  • Created effective messaging using language, graphics and marketing collateral.
  • Collaborated with designers and the editorial team on marketing materials.
Blogger/Brand Ambassador, 11/2015 to 08/2016
Fresh Daily Inc Wash., D.C
  • Served as a spokesperson and representative for the blog at assigned brand events and other community forums.
  • Arranged and conducted interviews with individuals knowledgeable about each story\'s subject matter.
  • Evaluated and followed up on news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
  • Wrote, edited and produced stories for multiple platforms, including Internet and digital channels.
Assistant Programming Director, 04/2014 to 04/2015
WHBC 96.3HD3 Howard University\'s Student Run Radio Station Wash., D.C
  • Served as the direct contact between the program director and the general manager for the student-run digital radio station.
  • Organized and set-up on-air interviews.
  • Managed a team of 30 on-air personalities.
  • Arranged and edited interview footage for broadcast using [ProTools].
  • Served as a spokesperson and representative for the station at assigned station events and other community forums.
On-Air Personalty, WHBC 96.3HD3 Howard University\'s Student Run Radio Station Wash., D.C
  • Hosted a sports and men\\'s health show twice a week.
  • Created topics and focused on current events as it related to sports and men\\'s health.
  • Interviewed celebrities including actor Debbie Allen and musician Ne-yo.
  • Arranged and conducted interviews with individuals knowledgeable about each story\\'s subject matter.
Affiliations
Howard University Association of Black Journalists (HUABJ) | Endustry Power Players (EPP) | National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) | Howard University Louisiana Alumni Club (HULAC) |100 Black Men of America, Metro New Orleans Chapter |
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Professional Summary
Driven and creative Digital Media strategist with 6 years experience in developing, implementing, and managing public relations and marketing strategies. Superb communication skills with talent in developing innovative and unconventional social media strategies. Expert in SEO/ SEM strategies and analytics, paid and earned media, social media analytics, as well as brand positioning. 
Core Competencies

SEO/SEM

HTML and CSS

Audience Research

Social Media Strategy

Metrics and Analytics

Adobe Marketing Cloud

Hootsuite/ Buffer/Hubspot

Digital Brand Positioning & Strategy

Comprehensive Social Media Audits 

Content Strategy

Competitive Analysis

Campaigns Evaluation

Microsoft Office Suite

ROI/KPI Driven Strategies

Creative Project Management

Events & Conference Planning

E-mail Marketing/ Drip Campaigns 

Lead Generating Website Optimization 


Work History
Multimedia Project Manager, 07/2016 to Current
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Washington, DC
  • Managed over 100 creative projects monthly, with keen understanding of client's needs and wants, as well as creative department's capabilities to ensure high quality deliverables.
  • Lead day-to-day management and optimization of projects.
  • Planned, coordinated and directed Creative Services teams to ensure the briefs were executed accurately and effectively.
  • Provided Creative Services teams with appropriate insight into client's strategic business and branding initiatives.
  • Set project milestones, marketing calendars, and created project estimates, as well as tracked schedules.
  • Determined goals and coordinated projects for print, Web, and Video to maintain brand standards, direction and strategy of the organization. 


Global City Team Challenge Program Manager and Smart Cities Fellow, 09/2015 to 07/2016
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and US Ignite Washington, DC
  • Developed and managed communications strategies, plans and budgets to ensure global participation, which resulted in the participation from 80+ countries.
  • Planned and written weekly newsletter, technical blogs, briefs, presentation and other communications and marketing deliverables to ensure that all of the participants are up-to-date on everything GCTC.
  • Managed strategic site redesign to improve program's messaging, engage new users, and improve conversion. Resulted in 43% increase in participation, 13% increase in visit duration, and 3% decrease in bounce rate.
  • Created digital content of GCTC's corporate and federal partners at the DoE, DoT, NSF, and the DoD to spearhead the deployment of Internet of Things technologies in the smart city environment.
  • Developed communications plans and marketing calendars to increase communications efforts.
  • Drafted and coordinated stakeholder communication.  
  • Coordinated affiliate, referral, and social media programs to spur growth and attract new participants in the Global City Teams Challenge Increased referral traffic by 75% and increased new visitor traffic by 35%.

Communications and Marketing Director, 10/2014 to 09/2015
Drew Lepp Designs Washington, DC
  • Established and conducted a strategic rebranding plan, as well as marketing and PR plans, which resulted in rapid company growth and tripling the client acquisition.
  • Successfully carried out a series of SEO changes to increase website's ranking to appear as number one in Google search.
  • Successfully conducted Twitter Chats to encourage two-way communication, which resulted in brand recognition and referrals.
  • Boosted website traffic by 75% by creating an integrated social media strategy.
  • Developed partnerships with prominent User Experience (UX) bloggers to secure third party promotions.
  • Wrote off-site SEO content such as guest blog posts and informational articles.
  • Cultivated and managed relationships with key clients, vendors and UX community partners.
  • Developed pricing strategies while balancing firm objectives with customer satisfaction maximization.
  • Leveraged technical resources to design and create campaign deliverables, including e-mail invitations, articles and marketing videos.
  • Consulted with advertising agencies to arrange promotional campaigns in all types of media.
  • Written and edited blog posts to guarantee high content quality.
  • Supplied marketing expertise to all company departments.
  • Planned and organized seminars, meetings and workshops within the User Experience community.

Public Relations Manager, 11/2013 to 09/2014
Men's Health Network Washington, DC
  • Developed and conducted strategic marketing and PR plans to target millennial men, which increased website traffic from 7,000 to over 20,000 weekly visits in a three-month period.
  • Negotiated free partnerships and endorsements from prominent YouTube vloggers, resulting in over 70,000 website visits for the 20th anniversary of MHN.
  • Successfully pitched and collaborated with media to yield coverage, resulting in placements in Huffington Post and other local newspapers.
  • Established a partnership with American Nurses Association (ANA) providing network penetration of over 3.5 million professionals.
  • Represented the organization to the general public, government officials and various medical associations,such as American Nurses Association and Pfizer pharmaceuticals.
  • Written strategic press releases, web content, newsletters and press kits.
  • Developed innovative marketing and PR strategies to retain attention of millennial men.
  • Served as the primary point of contact for incoming media calls, including requests for meetings and interviews with company executives and experts.
  • Established and managed communications strategies, plans and budgets.
  • Drafted and managed print, online and social media communications designed to promote the organization's image and values.

Investor Relations, 01/2011 to 01/2013
DesignBureau Inc. Renewable Energy Development Firm New York, NY


External Affairs Intern, 01/2010 to 12/2010
Manhattan Borough President's Office New York, NY


Education
Bachelor of Arts: Public Affairs, 2013
John Jay College of Criminal Justice - New York, New York

Master of Science: Strategic Marketing and Public Relations, 2016
The George Washington University - Washington DC
Strategic Marketing and Public Relations
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Education
2015
Bachelor of Science: Accounting West Virginia University Morgantown, WV, USA
GPA: 3.26; August 2012 - December 2015
Experience
01/2017 to Current
Branch Sales and Service Associate II PNC Bank Pittsburgh, PA
  • Position PNC solutions to acquire and deepen the customer base through proactive sales and service
  • Use defined sales processes like outbound calling, service to sales and lobby engagement to drive revenue and increase client loyalty 
  • Applying product and procedural knowledge to identify, mitigate and solve customer problems
  • Top sales producer of credit cards, loans, and investments
06/2016 to 01/2017
ACCEL Retail Development Program - Financial Specialist PNC Bank Pittsburgh, PA
  • In-Market Training: Focused on sales and consumer lending training
  • Branch Foundations Training: Concentrated on the partnerships within the branch to have successful relationships
  • Investment Training: Prepared for FS position within the branch with training fixated on product knowledge, coaching, and sales & prospecting 
02/2016 to 05/2016
Tour Receptionist Westin Kierland Villas Scottsdale, AZ
  • Planned and prepared the agenda for each day -  coordinated pick up times and appointments
  • Greeted the guests and reiterated guidelines while displaying excellent customer service
  • Communication liaison between concierge and sales team
05/2015 to 09/2015
Public Relations Manager Washington Wild Things & Pennsylvania Rebellion Washington, PA
  • Managed a team of 8 interns and mascot – created and coordinated schedule for day-time and in-game promotional events
  • Participated in advertising efforts such as sponsor-site visits, youth tournament visits, school visits, and birthday parties
  • Assisted in preparation, presentation, and communication of all upcoming events via Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
08/2014 to 05/2015
Communications Intern West Virginia University Alumni Center Morgantown, WV
  • Planned and coordinated game-day and dinner events for alum and families to attend
  • Used social media to connect and update the different chapters
05/2014 to 08/2014
Ticket Sales Intern Washington Wild Things & Pennsylvania Rebellion Washington, PA
  • Enforced basic ticketing guidelines for individual and group ticket sales while dealing with rain policies
  • Assisted in game-day preparation of administrative tasks, printing tickets and organizing special events with groups
  • Resolved customer service issues and concerns while providing exemplary customer service 
01/2013 to 05/2014
Business Department Student Worker West Virginia University Athletic Department Morgantown, WV
  • Reconciled monthly credit card statements for over 100 staff members
  • Contacted internal employees and external companies for verification on discrepancies
  • Filed, scanned, and saved all statements to department archive
Honors, Awards & Activities
WVU Tour Guide & Football Recruiting
WVU First Year Student of the Month Award
Blue and Gold Scholarship
WVU Accounting Club & WVU Business Ethics Cub
Relay For Life & Big Brothers Big Sisters Volunteer

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Summary

Experienced Communications Professional with background in Public Relations, Copywriting and Marketing. Have had the great opportunity of working in a variety of different industries which has created a strong, diverse portfolio. Experience has included Public Relations Manager/Copywriter & Editor for the Pharmaceutical industry, Account Management and Marketing/Public Relations/Copywriter Consultant. Have proven expertise in writing copy for websites, B2B blogs, marketing collateral materials, email blasts, ghostwriting, newsletters, brochures, sales sheets, case studies and case statements for fund-raising campaigns. Have developed Social Media savvy and have a command of optimization best practices. Possess excellent ability to analyze needs quickly, develop concepts and provide fast turnaround for diverse projects. Passionate about providing compelling, creative, SEO driven, accurate copy that achieves client results and exceeds expectations.

Highlights
  • Email blasts and newsletters
  • Ghost writing
  • Blogging
  • Public relations pitch stories and press releases
  • Marketing collateral materials
  • Social media marketing


  • Monitor google updates for SEO trends and other optimization opportunities
  • Creative "storytelling" abilities
  • Brand voice development
  • Planning and prioritization
  • Concept research and development
Relevant Work Experience
Copywriting, Social Media Marketing & Public Relations Feb 2013 to Current
Freelance Dublin, OH
  • Provide copywriting expertise directly to small business clients and agencies for use with websites, blogs, email marketing, ghostwriting, branding language, press releases, business case studies, fund-raising case statements and newsletters
  • Monitor market for current google updates for SEO blogging and other search engine trends and optimization opportunities
  • Develop and curate tailored SEO content for industry specific blogging and social media campaigns
  • Consult and assist in developing social media marketing campaigns that effectively drive brand awareness, engagement and traffic to social media pages
  • Write press releases and other media driven deliverable items as appropriate
  • Proven skill for "telling your story" in multiple mediums


Public Relations Manager (Contractor) Jan 2006 to Mar 2007
Carmel Pharma Columbus, OH
  • Manage all media, press and public relations issues
  • Develop corporate communications strategies and project timelines
  • Solidify brand positioning in U.S. market by writing pitch stories for mediums such as targeted trade publications to support the sales and marketing teams
  • Write and edit all marketing and sales content to guarantee highest quality of writing
  • Assist in development of a group of industry thought leaders for a peer review panel
  • Write presentation materials for special peer review slide show and script
  • Collaborate to develop a brand identity for all company communications
  • Develop optimal communications strategies to reach target audiences such as regional human interest stories for local print media outlets
  • Write and develop media kits for trade shows
  • Help organize press conferences at trade shows
  • Edit and distribute press releases and pitch stories to be blasted through public relations newswire services
  • Write effective sales communications collateral items such as testimonial brochures and other promotions items
Executive Experience
CareWorks Dublin, OH
Managed Care Organization
Account Executive Aug 2010 to Feb 2013
  • Jan, 1997 to December 1998 also held this same position
  • Maintain assigned accounts by continuing to exceed expectations and remain the largest and most competitive MCO in the state
  • Assist with marketing and sales of managed care services to employers by identifying marketing opportunities, preparing and presenting proposals, issuing customer satisfaction surveys and creating action plans to meet the needs of the customer
  • Retain and manage over 8,500 client accounts, with 200 top tier A and B accounts of $50,000 to $100,00 or more in premium
  • Coordinate and implement education efforts for employers and their employees as well as for associated physicians in order to clarify each entity's role in the claim resolution process
  • Routinely participate in tradeshows and seminars in order to increase exposure and forge opportunities for customer engagement
  • Develop quarterly reports and arrange claim review meetings to aid in conflict resolution and to identify emerging trends in accident claim history
Education
Bachelor of Arts, Communication Ohio Dominican College Columbus , OH

Emphasis in Public Relations

Affiliations

PRSA (Public Relations Society of America), Member

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Summary

I am an enthusiastic individual holding a wealth of experience within a broad range of occupations. This diversity has allowed me to sharpen my organizational, team working, leadership and communication/customer service skills. I have a proven ability remain concentrated at the task at hand within fast paced workplace environments. My ability to learn quickly and excel at changing job roles makes me an excellent fit within any team.

Highlights
  • Government certified Pressure Vessel TIG welding
  • Highly organized, advocate for workplace safety and a clean work environment
  • Experience with material handling and operating light equipment
  • Strong background in customer service and sales
  • Ability to keep up in fast paced workplace environments
  • Capable to assume responsibility in a leadership role
Experience
02/2006 to Current
Promotional and Public Relations Manager Kings of the Night Entertainment - Mississauga, ON
  • Book venues and acts for events
  • Oversees entire promotions of all events
  • Manages a team of field promoters
10/2009 to 06/2012
Warehouse Worker Trend Marketing Wholesale Inc. - Toronto, ON
  • Inventory control and stock replenishing
  • Order picking/ shipping and receiving
  • Run the operations of warehouse sales; involving stock management, security, and customer service
  • Set up and taken down warehouse sales in varying locations
03/2011 to 08/2011
Road Construction Driver/Worker/Road Painting crew Almon Equipment - Toronto, ON
  • Drove to various locations around the province with a road painting crew
  • Responsible for ensuring the proper loading of the paint truck (paint and glass beads)
  • Calculated the inventory of paint by converting distance painted to volume used
  • Operated a variety of light equipment (hand painting machine, auger, road grinder), as well as material handling equipment (counterbalance)
12/2006 to 11/2007
Sales and Service Representative Royal Bank of Canada - Mississauga, ON
  • Provided personal banking services over the phone (bill payments, setting up bank accounts, transferring funds, currency exchange)
  • Assessed customer needs over the phone to connect them to the appropriate department
  • Assisted customers with becoming familiarized and getting set up with on-line and automated telephone banking services
12/2005 to 12/2006
Delivery Driver/Store Clerk Joe's Pizzeria And Spaghetti House - Brampton, ON
  • Involved in the entire food preparation process
  • Frontline of customer service operations
06/2002 to 05/2003
Welder Fabricator Crown Food Service Ltd. - Toronto, ON
  • Fabricated food service equipment with TIG and ARC welding skills
  • Read a variety of blueprints to build different products
  • Met with customers to demonstrate the benefits of company products
  • Operated counterbalance forklift
09/2001 to 03/2002
Production Worker CFM Majestic - Mississauga, ON
  • Worked on production and packaging lines in a team environment
  • Assembled various parts of natural gas fire places
  • Actively involved in monthly inventory control reports
  • Operated in-house counterbalance forklift
07/2000 to 12/2000
Machine Operator Ramtrack Inc. - Mississauga, ON
  • In charge of various production line personnel during the production of metal components of closet doors
  • Responsible for the timely changeover of machines to keep up with production schedules
Academic Background
Business Administration Sheridan College - Brampton, ON, Canada