RESUME

EDUCATION

MAY 2009 : Bachelor of Arts in Literature (cum laude) - MARY BALDWIN COLLEGE, Staunton, Virginia
President of the Nu Psi Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta (International English Honors Society) 

EXPERIENCE

NOVEMBER 2016 - JANUARY 2018 : MCLEAN INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC SERVICE AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT, University, MS
AmeriCorps*VISTA Leader
—  Coordinated logistics for orientation and continual professional development for 26 servicemembers, community partners, and volunteers
— Created plans and strategies for traditional and social media to grow brand recognition and outreach capacity
— Updated and strengthening data collection, reporting, and measurement instruments to better assess and deepen the impact of the organization and partnerships. 

NOVEMBER 2015 - NOVEMBER 2016 : SUSTAINABLE OXFORD/ MISSISSIPPI SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE NETWORK, Oxford, MS
AmeriCorps*VISTA 
— Built capacity for both Sustainable Oxford and the Mississippi Sutainable Agriculture Network via developing partnerships, implementing programming, writing grants, and coordinating volunteers for events.
— Developed formal documents, strategic plans, and events and fundraising calendars
— Planned, coordinated and supervised fundraising events and other programming

JUNE 2011 - PRESENT : FREELANCE
Writer / Editor 
— Assisted public relations, media, and marketing strategists develop social media campaigns.
— Used editing and writing skills to check spelling, grammar, and general clarity of advertisements, content, social media updates, and other forms of communications.
— Restructured, improved, and strengthened the “messaging” and “identity” of companies.

MARCH 2013 - APRIL 2014 : APPROVED COLLEGES, Harrisonburg, VA.
Copywriter and Copy Editor 
— Produced and edited content and copy for both general and marketing purposes.
— Wrote and edited articles for the blog and social media.
— Added creative input concerning design, branding, and social media presence.
— Created strategies for marketing and media content.

PUBLICATIONS 

Bitter Southerner 

Mashable 

The Riveter Magazine 

Merge: An Indpendent Journal of Convergent Ideas 

Race to The Middle Zineworks