Resume

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CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS

Public Relations and Communications

  • Developed strategic client/donor and employee communications for print and non print publications; examples include:annual reports, newsletters, marketing collateral, press releases, public service announcements, direct mail, and advertisements
  • Expanded newspaper media contacts by including radio, television, and national media sources
  • Responsible for advertising copy and budget, and media plan
  • Increased attendance to the Seton Shrine by seven percent in 2008/2009 fiscal year
  • Built relationships with local businesses and organizations, and partnered with local businesses for events
  • Served on boards for a private school, local tourism councils, and statewide committees
  • Planned and executed small and large events, seminars, and corporate meetings
  • Developed new standard operating procedure and forms for streamlining the grant writing program

Social Media/Web Content Management

  • Responsible for electronic newsletters, e-blasts, web sites, and social media communities such as LinkedIn, and Facebook
  • Personal genealogy blog: Twisted Roots
  • Developed and implemented new web policies and procedures
  • Launched two new web sites, one for the Seton Shrine http://www.setonshrine.org and another to promote the Daughters of Charity 2009 bicentennial celebration
  • Reduced operating costs by researching and negotiating a contract with a new web developer
  • Web management

Marketing

  • Database management for sales force and for mailings to clients and stakeholders
  • Lead generation
  • Branded a grant funded program and related marketing materials to promote the program to school districts
  • Restructured multiple small databases into one master to database to streamline the management process
  • Trade show management
  • Financial reports and budget management

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Daughters of Charity, Emmitsburg, Md., 10/2007 to 4/2010, Public Relations Specialist and Media Producer
  • MANTEC, Inc., York, Pa., 1/10/2005 to 9/2007, Marketing and Special Events Coordinator
  • Student/Volunteer 2004 to 2005
    Elizabethtown College – Completed Baccalaureate program, 5/2004
    Olivia’s House, York, PA – volunteered with grant writing, public relations, and activities
    Leadership Adams-Hanover – Graduating class of 2004
  • Lincoln Intermediate Unit No. 12, New Oxford, Pa., 11/2000 to 1/2004, Program Secretary/Marketing and Public Relations
  • Ajilon Services, Towson, Md., 5/1998 to 8/2000, Administrative Assistant
  • Hanover Hospital, Hanover, Pa., 2/1995 to 5/1998, Marketing Coordinator
  • York Label Company, York, Pa., 4/1989 to 2/1995, Marketing Assistant

EDUCATION

B. A. Communications, Elizabethtown College 2004

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

  • York County Heritage Trust – York, PA; 9/2011 to present, Library Research Assistant

ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Public relations, advertising management, Internet marketing, managerial communications,integrated marketing communications
  • Continual learning about online donations, LinkedIn, and social media by participating on webinars
  • Completed numerous training classes in Lean Manufacturing, supervisory skills, conflict management, time management, and workplace communication
  • Computer training includes Dreamweaver; desktop publishing (Adobe Creative Suite, Publisher); relational databases (Microsoft Access); spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel); PC and Macintosh platforms; PowerPoint; SharePoint
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