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Social Media Freelancer

New York, NY
March 20, 2018

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Elliot M. Rubin

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Hofstra University, The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations, Minor in History, Cumulative G.P.A. 3.65 May 2017 Honors: Cum Laude, Provost’s List, Dean’s List, Dean’s Scholarship Recipient Lambda Pi Eta, Communications Honors Society; Phi Alpha Eta, History Honors Society Relevant Coursework

Public Relations Tools, Media Relations, Public Relations Copywriting, Newswriting and Reporting, Principles of Marketing, Navigating the Information Ocean, Corporate Social Responsibility Communication Strategies, Public Relations for Presidential Debate 2016, Public Relations Campaigns Work Experience

Public Relations Freelancer February 2018–present

Post and share relevant articles to Facebook and Twitter

Increased non-profit organization’s page views by 75% and post engagement by 149% on Facebook Writing Intern, 12up, Sports Website October 2017-January 2018

• Wrote approximately 250 articles to date with 3 million views

• Utilized social media, stats and research to cover variety of sports Marketing Intern, New Jersey Jackals, Little Falls, NJ May-August 2016

• Created social media and in-game promotions

• Wrote press releases and game recaps

• Communicated with other teams to encourage their participation in Jackals events Intern for Congressional Candidate, Josh Gottheimer, Paramus, NJ May-August 2016

• Targeted supporters for e-mail blasts and phone banking, utilizing Facebook and Twitter

• Recruited additional interns and identified people who subsequently donated to campaign

• Managed group of interns and designated tasks for research projects Relay for Life Intern, American Cancer Society (ACS), Springfield, NJ July–August 2015

• Reviewed previous year’s event data to determine untapped potential for community and college events

• Researched more than 60 local businesses and organizations to identify possible partners for ACS

• Shadowed Relay For Life Specialists to learn how to execute large scale events Campus Activities

• Democrats of Hofstra University, Communications Secretary – Created and managed social media and public relations for events

• Hofstra Chronicle Staff Writer – Covered sports and wrote feature articles for Hofstra’s weekly newspaper

• Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) – Learned best practices and current public relations trends from PR professionals in the New York metropolitan area

• Hofstra Presidential Debate 2016 - Posted to social media for specialized course on covering debate, met one-on-one with major network reporters on campus to gain perspectives on the debate and election

• Blue Leadership Program – Selected by administrators and faculty to participate in student group focused on leadership development, including problem solving and conflict management skills Public Relations/Computer Skills

Prezi, WordPress, Adobe Suite, Hootsuite, Piktochart, Microsoft Office, Social Media, Database Management (eTapestry, Raiser’s Edge), Constant Contact E-mail Marketing

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