Columbus State University – Columbus, GA
Graphic Design Certification | July 2018
Auburn University – Auburn, AL
Public Relations, Bachelor of Arts | German minor | May 2016
Amerika Institut – Vienna, Austria
German coursework | June 2014 – July 2014
UNITED WAY OF THE CHATTAHOOCHEE VALLEY
Communications Associate | May 2016 – October 2019
GRAPHIC DESIGN: Developed original designs/layouts for print and web content, including the Annual Report/Leadership Book, brochures, manuals, note cards, postcards, posters, certificates, fliers, invitations, web pages and social media. | Ordered print materials from local vendors.
PUBLIC RELATIONS: Wrote and distributed press releases and media alerts. | Developed and maintained excellent relationships with local media outlets, including newspapers, magazines, news and radio stations. | Scheduled media appearances for United Way’s President & CEO and other staff members as needed. | Wrote PSA scripts for radio.
COMMUNICATIONS: Created content for and posted to the organization’s social media accounts, scheduled posts, and exported analytics. | Updated the organization’s website through WordPress. | Wrote and published Success Stories about clients of United Way Community Partner Agencies for United Way’s blog. | Scheduled, conducted, filmed, edited, and published interviews of clients who had benefited from the services of United Way Community Partner Agencies.
AUBURN ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
Office of Alumni Affairs Intern | January 2016 – April 2016
GRAPHIC DESIGN: Designed graphics for Mac ‘n’ Cheese Festival fundraiser.
EVENT PLANNING: Assisted with recruitment of food donors for Class of 2016 Send-Off event and researched prospective food donors for Mac ‘n’ Cheese Festival fundraiser.
COMMUNICATIONS: Managed WEGL alumni contact information with Microsoft Excel. | Created donor and volunteer contact lists. | Responded to member inquiries via Microsoft Outlook. | Promoted association events through personal social media accounts via friend invites and shared posts.
• Adobe Creative Cloud: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat Pro.
• Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
• Online: WordPress, Eventbrite, Constant Contact, Mailchimp.
• Facebook – Posts, Stories, Hashtags, Tagging, Events, Fundraisers, Profile Photo Filters, Ads, Boosted Posts.
• Instagram – Posts, Stories, Highlights, Hashtags, Tagging, Ads.
• Twitter – Tweets, Hashtags, Tagging.
• YouTube – Video Upload, Video Tags, Video Description.
• LinkedIn – Posts, Photos, Links.
• Hootsuite – Scheduling posts for Facebook and Twitter.
• SEO Best Practices
• Attentive to detail
• Planning ahead
Young Professionals of Columbus, Georgia
Member | August 2016 – Present
Board Member, Social Engagement Committee Co-Chair | August 2017 – May 2018
My full Resume and a list of References are available upon request.