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Social Media Manager

Jackson, MS
June 29, 2018

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Crystal Quarles McDowell

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Jackson, MS 39206


OBJECTIVE: To obtain a position that allows me to use my skills in

social media management, public relations, marketing and journalism.

EXPERIENCE: Mississippi State Department of Health Jackson, MS

Campaign Manager/Videographer 2017-Present

Write stories and press releases for 25 state programs

Record and edit video to distribute state information

Manage advertising and social media for state programs

Schedule interviews with the media

Kingdom City Church Pearl, MS

Social Media Manager (Volunteer) 2016-Current

Manage social media posts

Help with web content

Former video editor

Spokesperson for church video

Kingdom City Church Flowood, MS

Kid’s Church Teacher (Volunteer) 2015-Current

Teach the gospel to youth ages 7-10

Help with arts and crafts

State Farm Byram, MS

Insurance Producer/Marketing and Finance Rep 2013-2017

Teach customers how to protect their most valuable assets

Market to potential customers

Assess belongings and finances to evaluate financial stability

Solicit insurance/financial products to new and current customers

Girls Pure at Heart Brookhaven, MS

Writing Instructor (Volunteer) 2014-2016

Helped underprivileged girls learn to write poetry, diary logs, etc.

Aided young girls with self-empowerment training

Taught girls how to protect themselves from abuse, bullying, etc.

Socializing Queen Richland, MS

Social Media Manager 2011-2013

Manage promotions via social media for local small businesses

Increase sales and knowledge of products, events, etc.

Provide public relations, public speaking and marketing services

Grubb & Ellis Management Services Jackson, MS

Marketing Manager 2008-2011

Trained and taught customer service team how to serve customers

Served as spokesperson for the company, hosted kids program

Managed Website, public relations, and outside solicitation

Pensacola News Journal (Gannett Newspapers) Pensacola, FL

Features Reporter 2007-2008

Wrote and edited feature stories

Selected models and venues for photo shoots

Managed a blog and maintained a plethora of story ideas

The Herald-Dispatch (Gannett Newspapers) Huntington, WV

Education Reporter 2005-2007

Wrote and edited stories of Tri-State area (WV, Ohio, Kentucky)

Received Runner-up award for series on Appalachian Education

Covered topics on education, crime and various features

Recorded and edited video for the Web

Enterprise Journal (Emmerich Newspapers) McComb, MS

Crime Reporter 2004-2005

Wrote stories about unlawful acts in the Pike County area

Wrote feature stories and loaded stories to the Web

Went to crime scenes and accidents to collect reports

The Poughkeepsie Journal Poughkeepsie, NY

News Intern Summer 2004

Wrote and edited stories about first gay marriages in New Paltz, NY

Wrote story about Gov. George Pataki's grants for improvements

Wrote about travel and steamboats on the Hudson River

The Blue & White Flash (University Newspaper) Jackson, MS

News Editor 2003-2004

Wrote and edited stories about talented students on JSU campus

Helped team with layout and photos

Assigned stories to editorial staff

The Clarion-Ledger Jackson, MS

Intern Summer, Fall 2003

Wrote and edited stories about poor maintenance in the city

Edited and prepared letters to the editor for publication

Covered local elections

EDUCATION: Belhaven University Jackson, MS

College of Business April 2013

Master of Business Administration

Jackson State University Jackson, MS

College of Liberal Arts May 2004

Mass Communication, Minor in Graphic Design

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