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Jennifer Farhat

Freelance Content Writer & Creative Writer

Location:Lansing, Michigan, United States
2 Skills
Talented, results-driven communications professional looking to expand experience into freelance projects while making a positive impact to an organization’s marketing objectives.

Senior Communication Specialist with a successful record of planning and leading marketing efforts in support of strategic business goals and objectives. Expertise in the creation and support of marketing campaigns and demonstrated success in helping to drive key initiatives. Solid leadership skills; adept at communicating with leadership, employees, vendors and other stakeholders to coordinate communication efforts, including:

•External Marketing Materials
•Event Planning and Communication
•Internal Employee Communications
•Leadership/Executive Communication
•Social Media & Web Oversight
•Communication and Project Planning
•Team Building

Accident Fund Holdings, Inc. (Lansing, Mich.)
Oct. 2003-present

March 2009 to Present
Senior Communications Specialist

•Design, development and facilitation of communication campaigns.
•Extensive project management.
•Writer for all marketing efforts, both internal and external; adept at AP style.
•Content design and generation for events, both employee- and public-facing.
•Marketing liaison to Human Resources and Claims departments as well as primary communication support for Accident Fund’s National Headquarters team.
•Provide communication support for all Accident Fund Holdings operating companies: Accident Fund Insurance Co. of America, United Heartland (Wisc.) and Third Coast Underwriters (Chicago, Ill.).

April 2006 to March 2009
Human Resources Generalist & Benefits Administrator

•Administered all employee benefit programs, including coordination of annual open enrollment period.
•Served as HR liaison to Marketing/Corporate Events for all employee meetings and other related event planning.
•Served as liaison between Human Resources and parent company, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
•Designed and developed content for HR, Training and Wellness Intranet sites.
•Conducted training sessions concerning benefits.
•Developed written materials for promotion of benefits, including Open Enrollment.
•Coordinated employee rewards and recognition programs and appropriate supporting events.
•Administered Tuition Assistance Program.
•Designed, developed and facilitated leadership training.
•Designed, developed and facilitated employee training.

Oct. 2003 to April 2006
Regional Assistant II

•As the direct assistant to a regional manager, performed advanced level clerical and administrative duties
•Updated and maintained over 500 agency files, and served as primary point of contact for other business units when information related to agency management process was needed
•Composed and edited documents and letters related to agency relations, loss prevention and other areas as requested
•Recognized for outstanding customer service to both internal and external customers


Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
May 2010
School of Human Resources & Labor Relations
Master of Arts in Human Resources and Labor Relations

Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
May 1998
College of Communication Arts & Sciences
Bachelor of Arts in Communication
•Emphasis in Organizational and Mass Media Communication

International Association of Business Communicators
Skills (2) Rating
Content Writing
Creative Writing