Focused, driven Communications Studies Graduate combining education and experience in global corporate affairs, public relations and social media. Eager to provide writing and journalism skills to enhance strategic communications for medium- sized to large corporations. Key skills & areas of focus include:
Global Corporate Responsibility
Risk Assessment & Management
Event Planning & Execution
Corporate Communication & Affairs
Journalism & Public Relations
Social Media & Television Platforms
Content Planning & Development
Global Business Operations
Data Research, Analysis & Reporting
EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies (Minor in Mass Communication), 2017
~ Developed Social Media Plan for a Craft Brewery in Germany ~
~ Assisted with Planning of Grand Opening for Local Salon ~
~ Aided in Coordination & Execution of Habitat for Humanity Woman Build Event ~
Writing Certificate, Writing across Platforms, 2017 Founding Father, Social Chair & Risk Management Chair, Kappa Sigma Beta-Rho Fraternity PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Cargill, Wayzata, Minnesota
CORPORATE AFFAIRS INTERN, May 2016 to Aug 2016
• Contributed to management efforts and initiatives of Global Corporate Affairs team by providing support to, and collaborating with Government Relations, Brand Management, and Corporate Responsibility departments, social media, internal and external communication teams, state plant managers and Tokyo staff.
Enhanced brand awareness and integrity by locating unofficial social media counterfeit accounts and researching Cargill businesses and online accounts to reconstruct master social media account list.
Improved personnel performance and work quality by developing Email Retention training guide, FAQ sheet and PowerPoint presentation to guide staff’s external communications.
Completed data analysis and administrative tasks including conducting community impact assessment for Wahpeton, ND, and email reviews for Government Relations team concerning GMO labeling. Also, located stakeholders and community mapping plan for Ft. Morgan, CO, and researched farmer and program statistics.
Assisted in preparation, planning and logistics for National Scholar seminar and Global Scholars seminar, including over 50 student scholars from China, Russia, Indonesia, Brazil, India and the United States.
Created online content for Cargill website and internal communications channels.
Demonstrated technical capabilities by managing and uploading Cargill content for internal communications delivery systems, creating uploading guidelines, and reformatting content for system compatibility. FACILITY SERVICE INTERN, May 2015 to Aug 2015
Delivered range of facility service and corporate operations support during a headquarters redesign project.
Designed and created professional, effective security training videos; collaborated with multiple departments in facility and security services to capture interviews with security personnel and Security Operations Director and to develop script and video content.
Technical Proficiencies: Carousel Tightrope Systems, Microsoft Office Suite, Content Management, Invision, I-Movie