More than six years of experience in marketing, advertising, project management, graphic design, writing, editing, and related fields with a small hub airport in Western North Carolina.
  • Promoted from Coordinator to Supervisor after five months as Interim Manager; successfully directed the department, handling all media relations, advertising, project management, event coordination, and staff supervision
  • Handled deadline-oriented graphic design, including concept work, for internal and external visual communication elements
  • Actively participated in decision-making processes for budgeting, project and event planning, advertising, and various large-scope developments
  • Conducted Public Relations activities: Wrote, edited and disseminated news releases, handled media requests, including crisis-management, conducted community events and customer service activities
Nearly 7 years' experience as an independent design specialist and small business owner.
  • Independently completed promotional and design work for clients with diverse projects
  • Demonstrated ability to work a project from conceptualization to completion
  • Handled all aspects of office management, including finance (invoicing and payables), ad buys, and marketing
Additional year of advertising agency experience, working with professionals with a combined 100+ years of advertising work.
  • Hired after successful completion of summer internship (Jun. – July, 2004)
  • Coordinated projects and conducted new business research and development
  • Assisted with selecting, training, and supervising interns, and internship program growth
  • Contributed to design concepts, brainstorming, and other creative processes
  • Copy-edited and proofread internal and external documents 
  • Managed all reception and administrative duties