EXPERIENCE

Graduate Intern Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) | Syracuse, NY. November 2018 to Present

  • Created the @WiSESyracuse Instagram, increasing engagement by 100 percent within the first month followed by a 15 percent increase in impressions each month after that
  • Provided counsel and communications support on issues and brand management to WiSE leadership
  • Managed and organized all facets of mission-driven PR campaigns, and storytelling through inventive social media, events, media materials and partnerships
  • Produced fundamental deliverables such as press releases, promotional materials, brochures, and surveys, boosting awareness by 10 percent each month
  • Tracked PR efforts and metrics using data analytics software for monthly progress reports
  • Research and developed WiSE’s social media guidebook to higher SEO and soaring impressions

Community Project Liaison / AmeriCorps VISTA, Boston City Hall | Boston, MA. June 2016 to June 2018

  • Spearheaded community outreach that raised over $55,000 in program funding
  • Facilitated the submission of 80 grant applications, which lead to the completion of 13 beautification projects in six of the under-served communities of Boston
  • Supervised 3,000 volunteers in executing community projects, grant writing workshops, and special events
  • Produced and directed Boston’s first ever Civic Engagement Awards Ceremony for over 200 attendees  
  • Led outreach, in the form of quarterly newsletters, community meetings, and news releases
  • Pitched new media to local news outlets garnering widespread coverage in publications including The Boston Globe and East Boston Times-Free Press

Intern Constituent Hot-line Representative, Boston City Hall | Boston, MA. March 2017 to June 2018

  • Fielded, organized and assigned over 1,100 queries from constituents for the City of Boston
  • Mastered CRM (Lagan) offering program that linked to over 30 city departments
  • Logged and categorized constituents’ non-emergency requests and complaints regarding Boston’s social and economic infrastructure
  • Advised new internal policies and procedures to improve the constituent experience in monthly employee briefings

Team Lead for Meliòn Agency, Campaign Course | Syracuse, NY. August 2018 to Present

  • Published a multimedia campaign using PESO, geared to the “phasing out” of cigarettes
  • Constructed SMART goals and client-focused objectives including research-based tactics
  • Spurred team morale to finish the campaign before the deadline and on budget
  • Maintained a harmonious dialogue between the team and off-site client

Graphic Designer, Graphic Design CourseSyracuse, NY.  July 2018 to August 2018

  • Worked with creative team using media, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Dreamweaver
  • Monitored media and researched best practices 
  • Coordinated with senior designers for various print and media designs, on a daily basis  
  • Designed personal and program (Love Your Block) websites

Academic Mentor, Colorado State University-PuebloPueblo, CO January 2014 to August 2015

  • Implemented Minimize, Organized, Articulate, and Repeat (MOAR) study technique with students daily 
  • Organized and maintained a study environment for students on academic probation
  • Gave mentees academic advice, shared resources such as scholarships, faculty contact information, campus events, and worksheets
  • Taught an average of 10 students, per semester, time management skills

EDUCATION

S.I . Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University

Master of Science Public Relations | May 2019

Hasan School of Business at Colorado State University-Pueblo

Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Emphasis in Finance | December 2015

SKILLS

Adobe Suite ( Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere) | Associated Press (AP Style) | Canva | Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) | Cision | G Suite (Analytics, Calendar, Docs, Forms, Sheets, Slides) | Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) | Instagram | Lagan CRM | Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) | Survey Monkey | WordPress

ACTIVITIES

Public Relations Student Society of America |  Black and Beautiful Educated Sisters | Blogger for University Girl Magazine | Guest Blogger for PAN Communications | Public Relations Senator for Graduate Student Organization at Syracuse University | 

CERTIFICATIONS

Google Analytics 2018 | Hootsuite Platform 2018 | Massachusetts Conflict of Interest Law 2017 | Research Integrity 2018 | The William Doescher Outstanding Public Relations Master’s Degree Student Award

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