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Assisted with six consumer brand accounts: Oscar Mayer, Planters,


Kraft Beverages, Velveeta, Kraft Mac and Cheese and Starburst as well
as several new business opportunities
Conducted daily monitoring and research for potential influencer and
consumer brand interaction opportunities for all accounts
Pitched media outlets for multiple new programs and products such as
Velveetas Mini Blocks, Gevalia Special Reserve and Starburst Gummies


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Orchestrated all public relation efforts for CommunityHealth's flagship


event All In Chicago, a panel discussion featuring key note speaker
David Axelrod
Prepared visuals, press kits and functioned as the primary media
contact for the event
Researched and compiled key talking points on U.S. healthcare system
for the panelists

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Managed all social media engagement and activity as well as the


creation of content for all platforms, increasing Facebook following by
40 percent and Twitter following by 35 percent
Supported development team in the organization and implementation
of a 5 year communication strategy
Conducted research and interviews, translating data in the healthcare
industry into simplistic, visual materials for distribution

E D U C A T I O N

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S K I L L S

Excellent skills in Microsoft Office,


Cision, Word Press, Photoshop, Constant
Contact, Crimson Hexagon, TweetReach,
Muck Rack

Proficient in InDesign, Illustrator, HTML,
CSS, Spanish language

R E L E V A N T C O U R S E
W O R K

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Developed press releases, pitches and strategic communication plans


for clients
Pitched stories to Chicago media outlets in the hospitality industry
Assisted in the creation of the company website which launched in
December 2014
Discovered potential marketing and media outreach opportunities for
clients

A C T IV I T IE S

Designed and presented a


comprehensive public relations
campaign for Olson Engages Wrigley
account. The campaign was selected
as the overall winner in the course
Created an outreach public relations
program for Planned Parenthood
to improve communication efforts
with college aged women

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