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KENDRA | KELLY

11200 Lockwood Dr., Silver Spring, MD 20901 | (C) 770.617.4917 | KendraKelly97@gmail.com SKILLS Strategic Communications Email Marketing Campaigns Social Media Video Production and Editing Budgeting and Forecasting Facebook Adverts and Google Adwords Creative Writing and Editing Relationship Building and Customer Service

WORK HISTORY
The Washington Media Institute | Washington, DC May 2012 Present Marketing Manager Increase the visibility and brand awareness of the WMI program by developing and implementing online marketing strategies Copywriter, editor and designer of promotional materials, publications, email campaigns, videos, posters and flyers Coordinate with institutional partners to expand WMIs reach and create contractually-bound affiliation agreements Responsible for the content and direction of the WMI Instagram, Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter and Wordpress pages Designer of the bi-annual marketing and travel budgets and successfully executes all marketing and traveling within budget Constantly developing and managing relationships with key clients, vendors, advocates and partners Dow Lohnes Sports and Entertainment | Atlanta, GA Public Relations Intern Composed and edited bios for clients websites and managed clients Facebook pages Produced sponsorship packets for D L S E clients youth football camps Ensured the success of the camps by securing the sponsorships for the youth football camps January 2012 May 2012

MDB Communications Inc. | Washington, DC May 2011 August 2011 Media and Accounts Intern Copyedited press materials, print advertisements and online content for the Washington Examiner & DC Lottery Co-wrote and presented an extensive social media strategy proposal, currently implemented at MDB Communications Directed the photo shoot and contributed many written pieces for MDB Communications Nostalgicon project Teilhet For A Safer Georgia | Marietta, GA May 2010 July 2010 Communications Intern Enhanced fundraising efforts through donor research to target contributors for Rob Teilhets campaign for Attorney General Wrote press releases, media alerts and social media posts for Rob Teilhets endorsements and upcoming events Created and updated media contact lists and pitched stories to media outlets on behalf of the campaign Georgia State University Housing | Atlanta, GA July 2009 May 2012 Resident Assistant Employed trained emergency and crisis management techniques in the midst and aftermath of crises Constructed a sense of community throughout the residence hall through bi-weekly meetings and events Conducted interviews and training sessions for new RAs and professional staff members Obama For America | St. Louis, MO October 2008 November 2008 Youth Vote Deputy Field Organizer Organized young adults from six St. Louis Universities to assist in the campaigns voter registration and GOTV initiatives Ensured that the students stayed on message and schedule, all while having a fun and deeply meaningful experience Coordinated, promoted and publicized many events for the campaignmany of which included notable OFA surrogates

EDUCATION
Georgia State University Honors College | Georgia State University | Atlanta, GA B.A., Journalism and B.A., Political Science | GPA: 3.8 Graduated Magna Cum Laude with Advanced and Research Honors Graduation Date: May 6, 2012

AWARDS AND LEADERSHIP


Crowned Miss International Phi Beta Sigma 2013 2015, serving as the female representative for Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Recipient of the Georgia State University Housing 2012 Excellence in Academics and Leadership Award Awarded the 2012 Mildred Seydell Scholarship from the Georgia State University Department of Communication