Resume

Skills

Editing and Writing

Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere)

Legislative Tracking

Content Management Systems

Social Media and Email Marketing

Media Monitoring

Professional Experience

Digital Media Specialist, National Public Pension Coalition, Washington, DC
(Sept. 2019 – present)

Manage digital communications and legislative tracking for multiple statewide pension coalitions, increasing coalition social media followers by an average of 90%. 

Produce 97 multimedia projects such as graphics, videos, one-pagers, and campaign and educational materials using the Adobe Creative Cloud programs Illustrator, Photoshop, and Premiere. 

Serve as main writer for the coalition’s blog, researching and writing 122 pieces on retirement security.

Communications and Digital Advisor, Biden for President, Washington, DC
(July 2020 – Nov. 2020)

Advised the Biden Campaign’s Out for Biden Coalition on communications and digital best practices for turning out 11 million LGBTQ+ and 57 million pro-equality voters.

Developed graphics and videos for key campaign initiatives like LGBTQ+ History Month and the Democratic National Convention that reached over 18,000 voters. 

Facilitated engagement of the Out for Biden Coalition’s 12,000+ member Facebook group by approving new members, monitoring posts, and directing members to register to vote at iwillvote.com. 

Communications Manager and Digital Outreach Coordinator, Cancer Support Community, Washington, DC
(Jan. 2018 – Sept. 2019)

Oversaw digital communications for a launch campaign that earned a million social media impressions.

Raised $50,000 in an integrated fundraising campaign with email marketing, press, and social media. 

Promoted to Communications Manager after winning six Digital Health Awards for blogs and social media content.

Journalist and Social Media Coordinator, Science Node, Bloomington, IN
(Nov. 2016 – Dec. 2017)

Edited, pitched, and wrote multiple articles weekly for an online publication founded by the National Science Foundation with 43,000 monthly visits. 

Increased the publication’s likes on Facebook by 16% and followers on Twitter by 12%. 

Created interactive GIFs and videos promoting articles on digital media.

Education

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Journalism; Minor in History. 3.6/4.0 GPA.
2014-2017: Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Awards

Fall 2019: Bronze Award in Digital Health Media / Social Media for Cancer Support Community Twitter and Merit Award in Digital Health Media / Publications for blog, “Walgreens, Cancer Support Community Launch Feel More Like You™ Campaign.” 

Spring 2019: Merit Award for blog, “Breaking Down Barriers in Native-American Cancer Care.” 

Fall 2018: Merit Award for blog, “Caring for Caregivers at Colorado Cancer Caregivers Day,” Merit Award for blog, “The Financial Impact of a Cancer Diagnosis,” and Merit Award for Cancer Support Community Twitter.

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