Thomas R. McLaughlin
389 E. Hector St.
Conshohocken, PA 19428
Villanova University Villanova, PA
Bachelor of Arts Candidate, History
St. Andrews University St. Andrews, UK
The Second City Chicago, IL
Production/Marketing Intern Jun-Aug 2012
Created Excel spreadsheets tracking ticket sales of stand-up comics, analyzed and prepared weekly reports on effectiveness of company e-newsletter promotions, responsible for distribution of marketing materials to retail partners, targeted different demographic groups and compiled lists of radio shows, podcasts, and college newspapers for media buys, assisted with press events.
Red Bar Comedy Club Chicago, IL
Marketing Intern Jun-Aug 2011
Did promotional work (handing out flyers, setting up deals with local restaurants), and assisted with the setup and general maintenance of the club and the radio show. Helped with transition of Red Bar to The Comedy Bar.
Parliament London, UK
Intern Sept-Dec 2008
Intern for MP Tom Brake (Liberal Democrat for Carshalton and Wallington). Wrote press releases, drafted speeches, answered constituent correspondence, summarized briefs for MP, answered phones and performed general office duties.
The Ecologist London, UK
Intern Feb-May 2009
Performed general office duties such as answering phones, proofreading, and web site maintenance. Helped prepare the magazine’s transition into an entirely-online format.
SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS
• Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Google Docs
• Delta Tau Delta fraternity, Zeta Theta chapter, Brotherhood Chair
• Write humor column for the Spoof.com Samples: http://www.thespoof.com/profile.cfm?uID=11283
• CPR certified, lived/studied in the U.K. from 2008-2010
• Enjoy reading, sailing, and playing video games.