To obtain a position in marketing communications to continue my success in the field.
February ••••• Present: Communifax Cranberry Township, PA
Marketing Coordinator/Account Manager
At this direct marketing agency, I prepare new business proposals and presentations, write press releases, maintain the client database and the company Web site. Additionally I manage off-to-online marketing promotions, including direct mail and Web site development for both the agencys self-promotions and as well as for nationally recognized clients. These duties include the writing of technical specification documents, copywriting for Web and print materials, providing design direction, and completing fulfillment needs.
March ••••• April •••••: UPMC Passavant Pittsburgh, PA
Public Relations Coordinator
Within this position, I interacted with executive level hospital staff and physicians, various media outlets, and community residents. I wrote medical articles for local Pittsburgh magazines on a monthly basis as well as newsletters for hospital staff; acted as a spokesperson for the hospital; prepared marketing services, such as press releases, advertisements, and other marketing materials for physicians and staff; and organized over ••••• health fairs each year to educate the community.
February ••••• March •••••: Public Label Brands/PLB Sports, Inc. Pittsburgh, PA
As Marketing Manager, I specialized in nationwide public relations, advertising, special events, and athlete representation, while developing and creating athlete-endorsed food products. This included overseeing artwork design, product development, and selling of the products to retail outlets, as well as advertising, publicizing, and creating unique promotions for the product in their individual markets. In one instance, the product became the number one selling product in its category.
January October •••••: WUAB Channel •••••TV Cleveland, OH
May October •••••: Marketing Trainee
A six-month training position in the Marketing/Promotions department. I assisted with activities such as on-air contests, public relations, special events, and publicizing Web site information. WUAB was the flagship station for the Cleveland Indians and I helped choreographed the $1 Million Pitch Contest.
January April •••••: Marketing Internship
An internship in the Marketing/Promotions department of a television station. I assisted the Marketing Manager and Publicist with activities including on-air contests, publicizing Web site information, and other promotional events. I assisted in the •••••th Man Contest featuring the Cleveland Indians.
May ••••• November •••••: Lazarus-Macys Department Store Pittsburgh, PA
Sales position assisting customers with the purchase of clothing and accessories. May ••••• through March •••••, I was in the Childrens department. March ••••• through November •••••, I worked in the Better Sportswear department (Misses). I received the Red Apple award in ••••• and in ••••• for recognition in excellent customer service.
John Carroll University Cleveland, OH
Graduation May •••••
Bachelors of Arts: Communications
Minors: Business focusing in Marketing
Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh, PA
September October •••••
Events Planning as a Career Non-credited course showing the fundamentals in special event management.
Tohoku Gakuin University Sendai, Japan
May July •••••
Summer study program concentrating in Japanese language and culture.