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MBA candidate with marketing, communications and PR background. Skilled at understanding consumer needs, developing tailored
messages and creating social media brands. Strong leadership, teamwork and strategic focus, seeking marketing internship.

EDUCATION

The Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business
Master of Business Administration, Marketing Management May 2014

  • Member: Association of Marketing Professionals (AMP)
  • Blogger: My Fisher Grad Life
  • Graduate Assistant for the Center for Clinical and Translational Science at the OSU Wexner Medical Center

The Ohio State University
Bachelor of Arts, History, Strategic Communications (Minor in Hospitality) June 2011
Graduated Magna Cum Laude; GPA: 3.84

  • Implemented and planned marketing days to increase awareness of BuckeyeThon to students. Coordinated four fundraising events and secured 1,400 dancers and raised $222,500 for Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • Additional Activities: Secretary of The Public Relations Student Society of America | Mentor for The Politics, Society & Law Scholars group | Public Relations Officer, The Ohio State Equestrian Team

EXPERIENCE
SparkspaceOperation & Production Assistant
March-Aug 2012

  • Managed social media presence, including Twitter and Facebook, while increasing Klout score by 70 percent within two months.
  • Focused on engagement, developed content and supported the Sparkspace brand across several platforms
  • Acted as liaison for the development of the 2012 Chick-fil-A Leadercast event, an event featuring world-renowned speakers: arranged catering, designed event water bottles and secured sponsorship donations

The Walt Disney CompanyWalt Disney World College Program Attractions Cast Member
Aug 2011-Feb 2012

  • Created an atmosphere of high-quality guest service and satisfaction by effectively communicating show-specific details as well as resort-wide information for Walt Disney World® to a diverse audience of more than 25,000 guests
  • Assisted in the planning of Diversity Potlucks and seminars as a member of the Backland Diversity Team

Arthritis Foundation, Central Ohio ChapterEvents Intern
April-June 2011

  • Organized recruiting, training and scheduling for 75 volunteers for the Arthritis Walk and Golf Classic

OhioHealthRiverside Methodist Hospital Communications Intern
Feb-June 2011

  • Supported the planning and implementation of My Lifetime Television Network “One Born Every Minute” premiere party with a budget of $25,000; assisted with the catering and associate gifts for Riverside Hospital’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

OhioHealthCorporate Communications Intern
Sept 2010-Feb 2011

  • Researched and prepared articles for biweekly internal associate newsletters for Dublin Methodist and Doctors Hospital
  • Drafted internal memos for an audience of 15,000 associates, physicians and volunteers
  • Developed and updated content for OhioHealth Intranet, reaching associates and physicians in all member hospitals

The Center for Clinical & Translational Science at the OSU Medical Center, Public Relations Intern
Jan-June 2010

  • Led a team to draft the center’s first strategic communication plan while creating other marketing materials
  • Produced and distributed a monthly newsletter to a scientific audience of approximately 400 people
  • Contacted and interviewed grant recipients to write profiles for the CCTS website, http://ccts.osu.edu

COMMUNITY AND PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT

Public Relations Society of America, Central Ohio Chapter, Member
Give Kids the World® Village | Disney VoluntEARS | MLK Day of Service | Columbus Marathon, Volunteer

CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT:

The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), Walt Seifert Chapter, Secretary

  • Recorded meeting minutes while maintaining social media presence; increased Klout score from 29 to 42 with a true reach of 402
  • Organized and coordinated presentation materials for new member and alumni events

BuckeyeThon, Marketing and Public Relations Committee

  • Increased awareness of BuckeyeThon (17 hour dance marathon) through marketing days, press releases and donation letters to students and surrounding public; secured more than 1,400 student dancers and raised $222,500 for Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Ohio State Hunt Seat Equestrian Team (OSET), Public Relations Officer

  • Acquired coverage about an OSET rider’s trip to Nationals on WCMH-TV/NBC4
  • Successfully pitched a story about progress and achievements of OSET to The Ohio State University newspaper, The Lantern, with an audience of 55,000 students; story published November 2009
  • Collaborated with Ohio State’s official planner, Dates & Data, to purchase advertising space for OSET, resulting in seven new riders
Politics, Society and Law Scholars GroupMentor
  • Mentor incoming freshman to ease their transition into The Ohio State University
  • Led discussions with other Ohio State Scholars Programs about health care, education and gun control
  • Advisor to candidates in the campus-wide 2008 Mock Presidential Debate

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES:

  • Assistant Manager and lifeguard: Rolling Hills Swim and Tennis Club in Fairfield, Ohio, 2005 – 2011
  • Server: The Silver Spring House, 2009
  • Horse Camp Counselor: CrossRoad Stables, 2008
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