Résumé


EDUCATION

Denison University  August 2010- May 2014  in Granville, OH                        
  • GPA: 3.74
  • Bachelor of Arts in English (Creative Writing) and Communication         
  • Graduated Cum Laude and recipient of the Founder’s Half-Tuition Scholarship


Semester Abroad with DIS Spring 2013 in Copenhagen, Denmark  

  • Studied strategic communication, photojournalism, creative travel writing and international reporting. Lived with host family and traveled throughout Europe. Problem-solved in foreign countries, planned personal travel itineraries, and wrote a travel blog called Debbie in Denmark.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Saad & Saad LLP/ Star Title Agency LLC

Legal Assistant and Title Processor 

  • Prepared title commitments and policies, and ordered title searches on commercial and residential properties.
  • Managed office expenses, paid office bills, distributed daily mail, answered phones, and organized office events. 
  • Coordinated launch of new title website, wrote web copy, and staff bios.

ThisWeek News  
Freelance Reporter

  • Wrote several articles a week covering the Westerville City School District and the village of Johnstown. 
  • Conducted interviews, fact-checked articles, edited stories, attended school board and city council meetings and looked for new story ideas.

Nationwide
Internal Sales and Services Representative 

  • Talked to participants on the phone about their 401k retirement plans. 
  • Provided outstanding customer service by explaining withdrawal processes, loan options and answering all of their questions. 
  • Led team meetings, implemented new strategies for higher productivity and collaborated with co-workers on projects. 

Barnes and Noble 
Bookseller and Barista

  • Assisted customers in finding books, organizing store, helped open and close the store and made delicious handcrafted beverages at the Starbucks cafe.

The Longaberger Company 
Communications Representative

  •  Strategically managed social media accounts, organized promotional events, engaged with home consultants, collaborated as part of social media marketing team and wrote copy for products as well as articles for internal magazine.
Marketing Specialist and Veterinarian Assistant
  •  Managed Facebook and Twitter pages, crafted and scheduled promotional posts and pictures. 
  • Properly restrained animals for vaccinations, spoke with clients about recommended medications and vaccines, filled out paperwork including rabies certificates, assisted with nail trims and worked in fast-paced, team-oriented environment. 


INTERNSHIPS

Good Makery in Grandview, OH          

 July 2016- Present

·   Marketing Intern: Created and implemented cross-platform marketing strategies. Managed social media schedule, content, and responses. Drafted product copy and updated website content for high SEO value and on-brand messaging 


Active Travel in Hilliard, OH          
 Summer 2013

·    Social Media Intern: Increased Facebook page likes from 173 to 235 in three weeks. Launched social media improvement plan and strengthened presence on search engines and several social media platforms.


Bryn DuMansion in Granville, OH                     
 Summer 2012  

·  Marketing Intern: Gave tours, made new publications such as fliers, brochures, signs, and promotional materials, managed Facebook and Twitter accounts, stayed on site during wedding receptions, communicated with vendors and clients about upcoming events, performed clerical duties, created promotional videos and further researched the history of Bryn Du Mansion. 

Michael T. Gunner Law Office in Hilliard, OH          
 Summer 2012

·  Legal Intern: Answered phones, shadowed the attorney in court, sat in on client meetings, went to bankruptcy court and municipal court, shadowed a judge for a day, wrote letters to clients, organized files, called clients, sat in on conference calls, and learned about bankruptcy. 

The Columbus Children’s Theatre in Columbus, OH         
Summer 2011

·   Marketing Intern: Wrote press releases, wrote an article for Columbus Outlook magazine, oversaw planning of a promotional fundraising party, participated in teleconferences and webinars, and edited flyers and brochures.


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OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE AND COLLEGE ACTIVITIES

· Student Worker: Worked at Circulation desk and Learning Commons desk shelving books and assisting students.

The Denisonian 

·      News Editor for Fall ’13, Arts and Life Editor Fall ’12, Forum Editor ’11-12 and Staff Writer ’10-11: Authored 50+ articles, took photographs, designed page layouts, oversaw 5 writers, & frequently conducted interviews.

TheDen
·      Wrote articles for the online university communications news source for Denison University.

The GranvilleSentinel
·      Composed articles for the weekly newspaper and collaborated article ideas with the editor-in-chief.

Quidditch Team
·      President for ’13-14 and Treasurer for ’12: Led practices, organized off-campus games, and motivated team.

American Red Cross: Organization Chair for Fall ‘12


Exile Literary Magazine: Prose Editor Spring ‘12


Denison Christian Community: Treasurer for ‘11 and ‘12


Member of Lambda Pi Eta (Communication Honor Society)


Member of Sigma Tau Delta (English Honor Society)

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SKILLS

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Lightroom
  • Hootsuite, WordPress, AdWords, Eventbrite, Canva, MailChimp and PicMonkey
  • Familiar with Spanish, Latin and Danish
  • Ohio Notary Public (2016-RE-585118) May 2016 to May 2021