ASSISTANT EVENT PLANNER, ELEGANT EVENTS BY LAURA, LLC; NYC/ NJ 2010 TO PRESENT
Coordinate event setup and execute event design.
Meet with clients, brainstorm event details and
Act as point person for vendor arrival and setup.
Assist with logistics of all event operations.
Maintain client and vendor relationships.
RIGHTS ASSISTANT, PEARSON EDUCATION, INC. ; HOBOKEN, NJ 2011- 2016
Communicated with aﬃliate publishers overseas
Granted permission and issued contracts and
addendum to International Aﬃliates
Responsible for obtaining and distributing copies of translated text books from overseas to editors
and authors for their approval.
Searched interdepartmental and intercompany
databases for pertinent documents.
Responsible for procuring obscure documents to
send to publishers, worked with production team
to achieve this.
Created weekly and monthly reports to track
publication dates, and sales records.
PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERN, SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION; MAHWAH, NJ 2008
Assembled daily press clippings and uploaded
them to the company’s website.
Prepared reports for weekly status meetings and
Worked with corporate event planning staﬀ on
the company’s conference event.
PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERN, THIRTEEN-WNET/NY, NEW YORK, NY 2007
Organized and compiled photos for national PBS
programs which included Peabody and Emmy,
African American Lives, Oprah’s Roots, and the award winning American Masters.
Compiled news clips and press quotes with
mentions of TV programs and reviews.
Researched, built, maintained, and edited media
lists. Fact checked press releases and media
Paraphrased program guide descriptions for Cantos Latinos, guide published online for use by media
WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY, WAYNE NJ
BACHELOR OF ARTS: COMMUNICATIONS-JOURNALISM & PUBLIC RELATIONS- 2010 HONORS/ACTIVITIES
Recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Leadership and Community Service
Drug Abuse Resistant Education (D.A.R.E) Role Model
Published in University Newspapers- The Pioneer Times and The Minstrel
Volunteer with the Ramsey High School Drama Club and Onstage Inc- Costumer, Tailor, Wardrobe. SKILLS
Microsoft Oﬃce Suite, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, HTML, Flash, Quark, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Social Me dia/Networking, Blogging, Google- Email, Calendar, Drive, Skype, Dropbox, Proﬁcient on Mac and PC Computers.