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Highly observational, empathetic communicator known for being an eagle-eye editor and “the Quora of the office.” With my experience in education and youth work, I excel at planning, cultivating relationships and discovering innovative solutions. No matter my position, I enjoy learning, teaching and supporting my team. LinkedIn Profile

My ideal job is one in which I am working toward a larger goal of helping others live better, happier, more efficient and more productive lives.


Professional Experience

Public Relations Intern | Revere, a Daniel J. Edelman Company: June 2017 – Present

  • Create daily social content for multiple enterprise tech clients to increase organic reach and engagement using analytics to inform strategy
  • Curate daily media monitor and weekly media report; create and update target media lists by staying abreast of industry trends and key publications and reporters
  • Develop briefing documents with reporters’ professional details, past coverage and other relevant information to prepare clients for media meetings
  • Support the Revere team with precision copy-editing skills and contribute wherever possible across accounts
  • Seek out and participate in professional development and networking opportunities

Public Relations and Communications Specialist |Helping Link: Jan 2017 – Sept 2017

  • Oversaw and contributed to the writing, editing and design of strategic communication materials for marketing and fund development, client and volunteer recruitment and community engagement
  • Created quality visual and text content for social media to increase organic reach by 17% and engagement by 20% using analytics to inform strategy
  • Directed launch of quarterly newsletter to strengthen relationship with donors and community partners
  • Managed internal communications with other teams for Executive Director

English and English Language Learner Teacher | Mercer Island High School: Sept 2013 – June 2016

  • Distinguished for taking risks in content creation for diverse study body to achieve personal, department and school-wide goals
  • Recognized by colleagues and supervisors for exceptional organizational skills in planning months in advance, managing five classrooms, coordinating with other departments, maintaining a website with daily updates and juggling competing priorities and deadlines
  • Led several faculty trainings on how to support students learning English and how to use technology to increase student engagement and workflow efficiency
  • Collaborated closely with special education case managers and counselors to deliver tailored instruction for students with special learning needs and limited English skills

English Language Learner Teacher | The Northwest School: Summer 2011 – 2014

  • Designed engaging and cooperative activities that appealed to different learning styles to improve students’ speaking and presentation skills
  • Found innovative ways to teach Korean students with limited vision and limited English skills
  • Mentored a Korean teacher for two weeks during teaching practicum
  • Taught classes composed of students with varying levels of English language proficiency and different native languages

Content Writer | PayScale & YayToday: Summer 2013

  • Wrote engaging, concise, and witty blog posts with a pop culture spin to help readers maximize their career potential and wrote informative blog posts about free and inexpensive events around Seattle
  • Researched topics to deliver relevant and timely content to readers
  • Pitched own ideas in addition to writing assigned pieces
  • Used Sitefinity and WordPress for content management

Residential Life Advisor | The Northwest School: Oct 2010 – June 201

  • Revised the study hall program to be more student-centered, engaging and productive
  • Directed nightly study hall sessions, working with international students one-on-one and in small groups and coordinated with teachers to provide additional individualized support
  • Wrote a manual of shift responsibilities and workplace culture to train new employees more effectively

AmeriCorps Service Member | Activities Coordinator at YouthCare’s Orion Center: Sept 2009 – July 2010

  • Demonstrated strong event coordination skills during the planning and execution of events for homeless youth by initiating and cultivating relationships with community organizations
  • Counseled homeless and street-involved youth on a variety of issues including self-esteem, drug use, prostitution and suicide
  • Provided training and feedback to volunteers

Education

  • Public Relations & Strategic Communications Certificate, University of Washington Professional & Continuing Education
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Certificate, School of Teaching ESL in cooperation with Seattle University
  • Bachelor of Arts in English, Minor in Education, The University of Texas at Austin