Resume

My current workload consists of several different assignments, projects and retainer work for a number companies, firms and brands. To give you an idea of some ongoing and previous experience, please reference my resume below.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Red Door Group, Remote
Public Relations and Communications Manager, February 2014-present

  • Worked closely with marketing team for the Automated Housing Referral Network (AHRN.com) from 2014 to 2016
  • Write applicable content on a number of topics that benefit clients and the end user
  • Contribute ideas and help execute marketing and press campaigns through multiple media platforms
  • Design and create promotional pages as well as drive promotional efforts
  • Manage social media platforms by sharing and curating relevant content
  • Assist marketing team with a range of additional tasks as needed

Grand Communications, New York, New York
Publicity Coordinator, May 2009-January 2014, and 2015 project-based

  • Aid with various assignments based on the needs of the agency and its clients
  • Help manage and meet deadlines for the whole firm
  • Drive and/or assist in media outreach and follow-up
  • Help strategize and execute plans across traditional, online and social media
  • Research and compile press lists
  • Monitor and gather secured coverage and assemble press updates/clip reports
  • Draft press materials (releases, pitch letters, product descriptions, etc.)

Andrea and Associates New York, New York
Public Relations Assistant, September 2007-May 2009

  • Write and send press releases for nonprofit clients
  • Update and maintain media lists and establish press contacts/relationships
  • Compile press clips as needed for clients
  • Assist PR team with tasks based on firm’s press campaigns

Freescale Semiconductor New York, New York
Executive Assistant, September 2007-September 2008

  • Maintain contact between the home office, the New York site and outside interests
  • Work exclusively with executive staff and real estate managers

WRITING & CONTRACT PROJECTS

AmeriForce Publishing
Contributor/Freelancer, 2016-17 project-based

  • Submit original articles on topics that are relevant to military community

Chameleon Kids
Contributor/Freelancer, 2015 project-based

  • Submit original articles on topics that are relevant to military children for Military Kids’ Life the first print publication for military children
  • Represent brand at the 2015 Military Child Education Coalition
  • Designed template for email newsletter
  • Built marketing outreach list

NextGen MilSpouse
Contributor/Writer, October 2013-present

  • Submit original articles on topics that are relevant to military spouses
  • Focus on stories pertaining to work (career building, education), life (wellness, organization, travel) and
  • relationships (love, friendships)

MilitaryShoppers.com
Contributor/Writer, August 2014-May 2016

  • Submit original articles on topics that are relevant to military spouses

Army Wife Network
Blog Contributor, January 2013-September 2015

  • Create and contribute original content at least once a month to be featured on Loving A Soldier
  • Advocate and representative of Army Wife Network
  • Engage in questions and comments with readers

INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE

Austin Monthly Magazine, Editorial Intern, Austin, Texas, May 2007-August 2007

Marie Claire Magazine, Features/Beauty Intern, New York, New York, January 2007-May 2007

CosmoGIRL! Magazine, Marketing and Promotions Intern, New York, New York, September 2006-December 2006

Pace University, Student Assistant in Center for Urban Education, New York, New York, September 2004-May 2005

Westlake Picayune, Intern and bi-weekly columnist, Austin, Texas, January 2004-May 2004

EDUCATION

American UniversitySchool of Communication Washington District of Columbia

Master of Arts in Strategic Communication, January 2016-current

Pace UniversityDyson School of Arts and Sciences New York, New York

Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Cum Laude August 2008

Concentration: Media Studies Minor: Journalism and Music