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Burns Foster

Freelance Content Writer, Copywriter, & More

Location:United States
4 Skills
I am highly organized, self-motivated, and enthusiastic.

Wall Street Daily
December 2013 – March 2014
Editor In Chief
Managing all aspects of daily e-letter subscription publication, including: writing, research, editing, hiring, e-commerce management, PPC and advertising campaigns, and managing social media platforms

Keystone Business Transitions, LLC July 2013 – October 2013
Marketing Director
Brand recognition; social media; newsletter e-blast campaigns; seminar and business expo event coordination

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant August 2008 – December 2013
Corporate Sponsorship Coordinator
Fundraising event coordination; in-kind donation management

Local Africa Yoga Project April –May 2013
Marketing Assistant
Social media campaign via relevant platforms; nonprofit fundraising through benefit event coordination

Lancaster Theological Seminary March 2013 – June 2013
Marketing Coordinator
2013 Commencement event coordination and publicity; editing for web; creation of print ads for 1825 Society; management of communications office in absence of Vice President

Donovan Advertising & Marketing May 2012 – August 2012
Account Executive Intern
B2B market research; proofing of print ads; event planning for internal and external re-branding ceremonies

Contour Public Relations: A Millersville University Public Relations Agency January 2012 – May 2012
Creative Director
Creation of campaign theme, mission; conception and production of all graphic materials and plan books; silent auction event planning for Long’s Park Amphitheatre Foundation

LIVE Green Lancaster September 2011 – December 2011
Public Relations Consultant
Nonprofit campaign launch in conjunction with Lancaster City targeting local use of stormwater; web content creation and editing

Millersville University Advancement May 2011 - September 2011
Communications Assistant
Editor and contributor to Millersville University’s Alumni Magazine, The Review, responsible for interviewing, research, and photography

Millersville University Communication & Theatre Department June 2011 – August 2011
Research Assistant
Coding for public speaking research project headed by Dr. Lisa Schrieber and Dr. Gregory Paul, published in 2012

2012 Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Millersville, PA
Bachelor of Science in Speech Communication specializing in Public Relations

2002 Our Lady of Good Counsel High School, Wheaton, MD
International Baccalaureate Program
Advanced Placement Program

2013 Oil & Energy Daily Editor-in-Chief/contributor; with Karim Rahemtulla

2013 The Public Speaking Project: The Virtual Text co-author; with Lisa Schrieber, Ph.D.

2013 Oil & Energy: Marketing and Research Analysis; co-author; with Brielle Valle

2012 The Development and Test of the Public Speaking Rubric research assistant; Lisa Schrieber, Ph.D and Gregory Paul, Ph.D

2011 The Review contributor/editor; Millersville University Advancement (Pat Coulson, Editor in Chief)

Excentia Fundraising Gala & Auction Committee January 2014 – present
Committee member
Organizing all aspects of the annual fundraising efforts of Excentia, empowering people with developmental needs

Girls on the Run International September 2012 – December 2013
Head coach
Building community and character through running and exercise in young ladies, grades 3-5

Knowledge is Power! September 2010 – January 2011
SAT tutoring services
SAT preparation tutoring services, comprehensive fifth grade mentoring, marketing of services

References and salary requirements available upon request.