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Public Relations and Communications

Columbia, SC
May 21, 2020

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Shaylyn Simmons

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Woodruff, SC 29388 EDUCATION University of South Carolina August 2016-December 2019

• School: School of Journalism and Mass Communications

• Major: Public Relations

• Minor: Sports Management

• GPA: 3.8

• Activities: Alpha Delta Pi- Dance Marathon Team, Circle of Sisterhood Committee Member, Ronald McDonald House Small Group Leader, Alpha Delta Pi Bylaws Committee, USC Student Government Presidential Campaign Ambassador; Coquettes Dance Team, Belk College Ambassador, Victoria’s Secret PINK College Ambassador

• Awards: Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society, Order of Omega Greek Honors Society, Dean’s List Student, Life Scholarship Recipient, USC Achievement Scholarship, Greenville Fashion Week Top Model


Industrial Network Group (ING)

Social Media Coordinator Spartanburg, South Carolina August 2018-Present

• Creates social media calendar and content to promote the Industrial Network Group

• Recruits new members through targeting specific industrial sectors

• Increases traffic to Industrial Network Group website through marketing events

• Communicates with members through social media and email campaigns

• Promotes monthly networking lunch media through a variety of social chapters

• Provides weekly reports to ING management team on the activity and results of social media campaign

• Evaluates all blogs from ING members to determine if their content meets ING requirements for posting McGuireWoods Consulting

Government Relations Intern Columbia, South Carolina January 2020-March 2020

• Handled logistical elements for client events

• Managed contact database

• Aided the tracking, existence and movement of bills, amendments and laws pertaining to clients

• Attended SC House of Representatives and SC Senate meetings and sessions

• Assisted with miscellaneous office tasks and projects as needed Dazzles

Sales Associate Columbia, South Carolina January 2018-March 2020

• Sold high-end designer formal and wedding gowns through one-on-one stylings

• Assisted store owner at vendor events

• Provided information about designers and inventory to customers

• Organized merchandise and cleans store on a daily basis

• Recognized security risks and theft and properly reports them to management Recruit Up, LLC

Recruiter Duncan, South Carolina May 2017-August 2019

• Sourced potential candidates for open positions

• Screened candidates about potential career moves

• Emailed, called and collaborated with businesses and individuals on job openings

• Managed the company’s Crelate information and database system

• Wrote open job descriptions for active accounts

• Analyzed candidates’ potential with job background, personality and skills Augusta National Golf Club

Operations Intern Augusta, Georgia April 2019

• Responsible for executing concessions and beverage operations

• Demonstrated highest level of customer service skills

• Prepared food and beverage services

• Inventoried supplies at the end of the day

• Welcomed patrons from all over the world

• Maintained cleanliness and sanitary health conditions for the stand Crawford Strategy Greenville, South Carolina May 2018-August 2018 Marketing Intern

• Performed market research for client projects

• Prepared monthly content calendar and campaigns for client social media accounts

• Assisted with development of marketing strategies and marketing campaigns

• Created media press lists and press kits

• Assisted with new client relations and internal employee relations U.S Senator Tim Scott Columbia, South Carolina May 2018-August 2018 Midlands Office Intern

• Assisted with the Senator’s South Carolina Letter Program

• Answered constituents’ phone calls

• Updated constituent database system

• Assigned to Chester and Kershaw counties for event research

• Helped with the 2018 South Carolina Republican Candidates Governor’s Debate LEADERSHIP SKILLS

• Leadership Chair for Alpha Delta Pi: responsible for all 400 member’s campus involvement

• Philanthropy Committee for Alpha Delta Pi: responsible for executing Ronald McDonald House fundraisers and events

• Miss America Service Scholarship Award: for service with the Children Miracles Network

• Duke of Edinburgh Silver Medal: for completing over 100 hours each in community service, talent and physical exercise

• Miss SC USA Organization, the state subset of the Miss Universe Organization

- Represented Spartanburg, SC in the 2019 Miss SC USA competition

• Miss SC Scholarship Organization, the state subset of the Miss America Organization

- Represented my hometown as Miss Byrnes High School & Miss Reidville in the state 2014 and 2015 scholarship pageant

- Princess Program Mentor

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