Resume

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COMMUNICATION EXPERIENCE

Event Coordinator, Nutritional Therapy Association, Portland, Ore., Summer 2018 – Present

  • Help plan and execute annual conference for more than 1,000 attendees, including managing the conference website and app, and running the exhibitor program and managing about 100 exhibitors
  • Manage trade show program, handling logistics for the shows and prepping all booth staff, and developing a process to track the number of leads each show generates

Marketing and Publicity Director, A-WOL Dance Collective, Portland, Ore., Fall 2016 – Present

  • Manage and redesigned newsletter, writing all content and creating graphics
  • Publicize A-WOL’s company and training company performances, workshops, camps and classes
  • Help manage and run shows, including finding and managing more than 50 volunteers, soliciting advertisers and photographers and coordinating the design and distribution of flyers and programs
  • Manage A-WOL’s donation program and assist with strategic planning and execution of fundraisers

PR Coordinator, adidas America, Portland, Ore., Winter 2017 – Winter 2018

  • Supported sports performance PR managers with media relations efforts including writing releases, pitching media opportunities and staffing interviews and media events
  • Assisted PR managers with strategic planning around key launches and events, working cross-category with various business units; writing messaging, determining strategy, creating tactics and helping to execute the outlined plans, ensuring the team is hitting deadlines

Strategic Communications Coordinator, Cambia Health Solutions, Portland, Ore., Winter 2016 – Winter 2017

  • Strategized and developed customer facing communications, typically related to crisis management, including blog posts, press releases, member letters and web pages
  • Managed customer concerns on social media about sensitive health insurance complaints and trained customer service team to appropriately and compassionately respond to members on social media
  • Developed and managed a weekly newsletter for executives to share company updates, news highlights and issues the communications team was tracking

Associate Account Executive, Mobility Public Relations, Lake Oswego, Ore., Summer 2014 – Winter 2016

  • Manage company’s and four clients’ social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Weibo
  • Conduct market and industry research to inform briefing sheets that prepare clients for interviews
  • Build and maintain comprehensive press lists and identify media opportunities and conferences for four clients

PR Intern, adidas America (Sports Performance), Portland, Ore., Spring 2014 – Summer 2014

  • Created fact sheets and media materials for apparel and initiatives including proprietary technologies
  • Organized media interviews and requests surrounding the World Cup and Boston Marathon
  • Outlined brand initiatives, talking points and reference documents for journalists

 Marketing Intern, OpenSesame, eLearning Marketplace, Portland, Ore., Summer 2013

  • Managed Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and composed a strategic social media plan
  • Designed and published personal branding course viewed by more than 500 individuals
  • Developed content for company blog targeting HR professionals and increased organic visits to the site by 10 percent

Education
Bachelor of Arts, Humanities and Journalism, University of Oregon, Eugene, June 2014
Public Relations, Communication Studies and Humanities Majors, Business Administration Minor

  • Clark Honors College, Thesis: Oregon Athletics’ Social Media Presence and Its Relationship with Current University of Oregon Students
  • Study Abroad, Instituto Tecnológico de Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico, Summer 2012
  • Portland Senior Experience, one of 12 students selected for Portland-based internship program

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