Rebecca

Freelance Editor & Public Relation Freelancer

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Location:Hilliard, Ohio, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/rebecca05
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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Passion and dedication to Public Relations; with experience in brand management, strategic communication and campaign planning. Goal oriented with programming knowledge, budgeting experience and the ability to meet fast approaching deadlines. Previous work history provided responsibility with client accounts, customer interaction, decision making skills
and critical thinking. Gained cultural understanding taking four trips to different countries gaining unique perspective.
Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, Applied Systems, Paperwise and administrative support.

EDUCATION
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA – Jacksonville, Florida
Bachelor of Science in Communication, with Major Concentration in Public Relations

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
HARDEN INSURANCE – Jacksonville, Florida
Account Assistant, Commercial Insurance Division
July 2010 – January 2011
Position Summary:
Worked directly with 30+ accounts, assessing their business needs and associated risks regarding coverage
§ Managed certificates of insurance requests, handled changes and processed endorsements in policies
§ Created client documents for policy renewals
§ Created agendas for internal meetings
§ Checked renewal policies for carrier mistakes

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA – Jacksonville, Florida
Assistant Director / Director (an Agency of Student Government, The Volunteer Center)
August 2008 – July 2010
Accomplishments:
Began as an Assistant Director / promoted to Director in less than 1-year
§ As Assistant Director:
o Promoted various events to student body encouraging them to volunteer
o Successfully orchestrated events by soliciting participation from organizations like “Learn to Read Jacksonville” and
“Hands on Jacksonville” to help empower students to make a difference in various communities throughout
Jacksonville and surrounding communities
o Coordinated The Volunteer Fair (soliciting non-profits and organizations to participate) serving over 200 students.
Record participation from student body accomplished for this particular event
o Co-sponsored “Read Across America Day” recruiting the most student volunteers at one event with participation from
500+ local elementary students
o Created and distributed weekly and monthly reports to the student senate
o Created and circulated flyers, posters and banners to help promote various events
o Worked with various organizations to create and staff volunteer opportunities for students
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§ As Director:
o Managed and oversaw all aspects of The Volunteer Center Operating Budget
o Successfully grew center by creating three new committees; interviewing and hiring three committee chairpersons to
join the organization
o Increased membership and participation through the Volunteer Center by 82% from 2008 – 2010
o Created and implemented multiple new policies and procedures
o By sitting on various campus-wide committees, developed critical thinking and problem-solving skills as a personal
growth benefit
o Gained proficiency understanding by executing all laws and statutes of Student Government

CENTRAL OHIO CHAPTER ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION
§ Summer Intern
o Assisted in planning and preparation for major fund raising event to better those living with arthritis
o Worked directly with volunteers, getting them informed about upcoming events through phone
calls, emails and mail distribution of letters and brochures
o Daily interaction with clients enabled me to sharpen social and interpersonal skills
July 2008

MEMBER, ALPHA CHI OMEGA SORORITY – Theta Sigma Chapter
§ Worked with other organizations on campus to create entertaining and innovative ideas for events
§ Served as Panhellenic Counselor for the summer of 2009 helping new students through recruitment process
§ Served as team captain for softball team
o Orchestrated fund raising event for Children’s Miracle Network
2006 - 2010

MEMBER, PUBLIC RELATIONS SOCIETY OF AMERICA - Central Ohio Chapter 2011
MEMBER, PUBLIC RELATIONS STUDENT SOCIETY OF AMERICA – North Florida Chapter 2008 - 2010

COMMUNITY INVOLVENMENT
§ Hubbard House for Abused Women and Children - Jacksonville, Florida 2006 – 2010
§ Children’s Miracle Network, Dance Marathon - Jacksonville, Florida 2008/2009

REFERENCES
Personal and Professional References Furnished Upon Request
Skills (2) Rating
Editing
Public Relations