Peritus PR

May 2018 - September 2018

As a public relations intern, I work with various clients to ensure effective messaging and media relations tactics are implemented. See list of official duties below:

  • Media Relations - Work with team to strategize effective influencers and media personnel who can help us tell our clients' stories. 
  • Social Media Content Curating 
  • Writing - Asked to create copy for social media, write press releases and other client copy as needed
  • Web and Design Editing - Editing to Peritus PR website as well as other client web design needs. 

University of Alabama, Tisch Student Services and External Relations

August 2017 - May 2018 

As a graduate assistant, I worked with the communication specialist to craft college messaging and content. See list of official duties below: 

  • Writing - Asked to complete weekly writing tasks, often involving web or print-published stories. Completed other writing tasks such as press releases and donor bios as needed. 
  • Designing - Worked to complete on-brand graphics for use on college Instagram, Facebook and Twitter feeds. Promoted college events with designed digital signage. Worked with office managers to plan and implement college event based graphics and themed design projects. 
  • Management of Newsletter - Responsible for writing and compiling monthly alumni newsletter. Connected with alumni and other notable industry leaders to complete. 
  • Other - In charge of C&IS general email account (answering questions, fielding requests for promotion, etc.), office needs, operating the front desk area occasionally.

Tailgate Guys + PRE Event Resources 

May 2017 - May 2018

As a social media and content creator, I worked with all social platforms of Tailgate Guys and PRE Event Resources to craft and deliver on-brand content each week. See list of official duties below:

  • Marketing - Advise and collaborate with director of creative on marketing initiatives and strategy. 
  • Social Media Content Curating - In charge of daily posts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Monitored customer comments and kept company information up-to-date. 
  • Writing - Asked to create copy for social media, write press releases and staff bios. Also assisted in crafting website copy for PRE Event Resources. 
  • Web and Design Editing - Completed Adobe design projects ranging from photo editing to menu updating. Made regular edits and coding updates to company website. 

Auburn University, Office of Development 

November 2016 - May 2017

While interning with the Gift Planning office, I completed multiple projects that led to increased donor engagement and understanding. I also learned how to operate in Advance donor communication systems. See more of my responsibilities below:

  • Brainstorming new donor relations initiatives - Held focus groups to increase awareness of donor needs. 
  • Planning a donor outreach event - Organized budget, catering, invitations and all other facets of a donor luncheon honoring years of dedication to Auburn University. 
  • Became proficient in Advance donor system
  • Writing - Created e-blasts, newsletters, e-briefs using Crescendo and Adobe software.  

Want to see more of what I've done? Check out my resume here!