To secure a professional position that utilizes my marketing communication skills, content development and event planning, which will allow for personal growth and advancement within an organization.
Results-oriented professional with broad-based experience in all areas of marketing communications, including collateral design and creation, strategy development, advertising, public relations, literature fulfillment, website management, and trade shows.
William Paterson University •••••
Master of Arts, •••••
English with Writing Concentration
Rutgers University •••••
Bachelor of Arts, •••••
Journalism and Advertising
MS Office XP, Netscape Communicator, FTP, HTML, Quark Express, Adobe PhotoShop, Director and Illustrator.
Assistant to Marketing and Public Relations Director••••••••••Present
Youth Consultation Service•••••Newark, NJ
Organized and managed special events such as conferences, workshops, and ceremonies. Conducted and coordinated media coverage of monthly off-site events to promote over ••••• clients. Produced content and designed layout of three quarterly company newsletters distributed to over 3,••••• donors and employees. Wrote content for media alerts, press releases, proposals and Public Service Announcements (PSAs) to promote community-based •••••sted Public Relations and Marketing Director with branding campaign.
Assistant to Marketing Director ••••••••••
Cybertown•••••San Francisco, CA
Coordinated and monitored exhibits at tradeshows with audiences of more than 5,••••• Managed celebrity chat rooms and focus groups Edited and designed layout of monthly virtual newsletter published for over •••••,••••• national and international members. Developed content for online collateral and promotional •••••ented branding ideas on increasing company awareness, as well assist Marketing Director with advertising strategies.
Internet Marketing Coordinator/Acting Manager••••••••••
Advance Publications Internet•••••Jersey City, NJ
Analyzed and produced Internet marketing statistical reports for over a dozen media outlets in the new media and newspaper industry. Trained affiliates how to schedule online ads and keep track of monthly ad traffic flow. Created web pages consisting of online Internet surveys, the Internet advertising market, and an advertising invoice system.
Public Relations Manager, Metropolitan Baptist Church, Newark, NJ, •••••
Coordinated media coverage for church-based events as well as planned press conferences for national activists and arranged free arts and entertainment events for the public. Produced content for media alerts, press releases, and web-based event calendars.
Marketing Coordinator, The Good Shepard Bookstore, South Orange, NJ, •••••
Arranged book signings and community-based concert events. Developed content and graphics for print ads. Interfaced with Tri-State media to arrange coverage and publicity of store sponsored events.
Communications Specialist, ProSearch Communications, Oakland, CA, •••••
Created marketing strategies to attract technology based recruiters to unemployment pool. Wrote press releases, fact sheets, PSAs and pitch scripts.
Member of the Association of Women in Communications
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