PROFESSIONAL RESUME


EDUCATION

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A. Dramatic Art and Germanic Languages and Literatures, Minor: Entrepreneurship

Honors
Dean's List, 8 semesters | Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Chapter | Delta Phi Alpha (German Honors Society)
Andy and Cindi Griffith Scholarship for Dramatic Art | Joseph D. Feldman Scholarship for Dramatic Art

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Social and Publishing Strategist Dec 2017 - Jun 2018
BuzzFeed | Hollywood

Jr. Social Media Strategist                                                                                                                            May 2016 -Dec 2017
BuzzFeed | Hollywood, CA 

Jul 2014 - Aug 2015

Community Manager
Tongal | Santa Monica, CA

  • Customer service rep for the creative community and direct liaison between them and company employees. Included answering all phone calls and emails sent to info inbox, advocating for new projects/opportunities, informing the community of changes to the platform.

  • Managed and wrote all community content for the Tongal blog and helped curate and manage Tongal social media.

  • Worked closely with the tech/development team to report user experience and implement improvements to the platform.

  • Helped organize "The Tongies" (Tongal's version of The Oscars) and other smaller events.

Jun - Aug 2013

Communications Intern
Cherie Blair Foundation for Women | London, England

  • Revamped website/social media through edits, writing blogs and designing new images: www.cherieblairfoundation.org.

  • Helped organize and lead a 'Communications Training Day' for employees. Networked at events as company rep.

  • Wrote and edited speeches and fundraising materials including letters, leaflets, website.

Jan - May 2013

Social Media and Communications Co-ordinator
Twenty Something London | London, England

  • Wrote and administered 'Weekly Guide' using Mailchimp and edited reviews. Monitored TSL Social Media accounts.

  • Acted as liaison with press, musicians, artists, and businesses to help organize events, promote their work and establish a relationship.

Summer 2012

Camp Counselor
Camp Kahdalea for Girls | Brevard, North Carolina

  • Taught Drama classes to girls ages 7-16 and directed a production of "Tangled."

  • Responsible for a cabin of four 13-year-old girls: helped guide them, coordinated their schedules, administered chores.

Summer 2011

Research Intern
Deutscher Bundestag | Berlin, Germany

  • Interned for Andreas Schockenhoff, Deputy Chairman of/Party Speaker for the Defense, European Affairs and International Affairs committees for CSU/CDU Party.

  • Wrote research paper in German language on German vs. U.S. Aid and NGO presence in Rwanda.

  • Filtered and reported daily news reports to staff, attended press conferences, conducted research on various topics.

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

2013 - 2014

Co-Founder
UNC S.W.A.G. (Students Working for Adequation of Genders) | Chapel Hill, North Carolina

  • Co-founded Social Justice Committee dedicated to Gender Equality on Campus/Nationally.

  • Dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of women's empowerment, respect for those who don't identify with the gender binary, and prevention of sexual violence on Campus through programming, events, and administrative action.

2013 - 2014

Producing Director
Kenan Theatre Company | Chapel Hill, North Carolina

  • Helped found Kenan Theatre Company and select shows for the Kenan Theatre Season.

  • Head Producer for "Tales from Ovid": Conducted weekly board meetings, delegated tasks to technical staff, directors, and actors to ensure full company cooperation and happiness. Helped with publicity/organization of 6 other productions.

2010 - 2012

Co-Chair
UNC HOPE | Chapel Hill, North Carolina

  • Organized "Box Out" event where 200 participants slept in cardboard box homes outside at UNC for 1 night. Raised $5,000 for the Community Empowerment Fund, a micro-finance initiative for the homeless.

SKILLS

Acting: Theatrical CV available  |  Technical: Microsoft Office Suite, Wordpress, Social Media
Languages: Fluent in German, conversational French