Dedicated Outreach Specialist within the Nonprofit Sector and Communications Assistant, Special Events Assistant and PA within Media Production seeking a Public Relations/Communication position.
Outreach & Enrollment Specialist07/2013 to 05/2014North Hudson Community Action CorporationHudson, New Jersey
Attended public events to promote ACA and build awareness
Assisted team members with the creation of promotional material
Provided in-reach education within NHCAC Health Centers in effort to identify uninsured people, educating all in English and Spanish
Actively participated in a variety of coalitions and interest groups to develop relationships with groups involved in Outreach and Enrollment
Communication Department-Volunteer03/2013 to 05/2013Party With PurposeHoboken, New Jersey
Fundraised at local community events
Photographed candid shoots & captured short video of events which were uploaded to popular social media outlets
Provided on-site support at events, handed out informational material, recruit & assist with set up/break down in a timely fashion
Job Facilitator (Helping Individuals Resolve Employment Dilemmas "HIRED")09/2011 to 06/2013North Hudson Community Action CorporationWest New York, New Jersey
Co-facilitated a 5day( 4hr.) workshop to groups of 3-15 unemployed individuals, where we fortified job seekers ability to resist demoralization during their unemployment period by promoting self-efficacy, active learning techniques and enhancing problem solving skills
Represented H.I.R.E.D. workshop at all Q & A meetings with government agents from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Conducted outreach presentations at Career fairs and local government agencies in recruitment efforts for more participants for the H.I.R.E.D. workshop
Performed 6month follow up's on previous participants, and kept Excel spreadsheets up to date
Intermittent Labor Service Worker08/2009 to 09/2011Dept. of Labor & Workforce DevelopmentUnion City, NJ New Jersey
Hosted Re-employment Orientations to the general public on a weekly basis, where I provided information about Unemployment benefits and social services that may be available to them.
Referred applicants to jobs, vocational training or social services.
7 On Your Side News Segment12/2007 to 05/2008WABC-TV Eyewitness NewsNew York, New York
Vigilantly selected entries from the hotline, and emails sent by the public whom are requesting help from 7 On Your Side team
Investigated cases, made follow up calls, collected documentation/proof
Wrote numerous synopses and pitched story ideas to producer which pending approval would be shot and aired (two of which were selected for the segment 7 On Your Side)
Air Promo-Intern12/2006 to 05/2007VH1 NetworksNew York, New York
Scheduled voice over artist, assisted the engineer and operated the board to produce commercial advertisement billboards on a weekly basis.
Contributed ideas for promo scripts, screened TV episodes & logged time codes.
Participated during editing sessions held in-house and outside facilities.
Efficient at making runs on time, and delivering confidential material.
Entertainment Library-Intern09/2006 to 12/2006MTV NetworksNew York, New York
Responded to tape inquires and distribution as requested from producers
Performed data entry on files pertaining to various television shows and channels from Viacom
Marketing Clerk09/2005 to 09/2006General Glass InternationalSecaucus, NJ
Solely responsible for the complete operation of sending 2x3 glass sample pieces, literature and other material (s) requested via email, website or voicemail directly from Sales Representatives or from potential customers in a timely efficient and organized manner
Typed, formatted, proofread and edited correspondence and other documents sent to sales representatives and customers
Trained other staff members to perform work activities
Reviewed files, records, and other documentation to obtain information to respond to request
Managed calendar, arranged, categorized and sent request (s) by deadline
Assisted supervisor with the preparation of materials sent for our Annual Glass Showcase held in Las Vegas and New York
Marketing Clerk Assistant09/2004 to 09/2005General Glass InternationalSecaucus, New Jersey
Assisted in the day to day preparation of organizing materials that needed to be sent to customers or sales representatives
Responsible for the maintenance of the storage room, ordered packaging supply, and kept inventory of all the items
Counted, weighed, measured and organized material
Printed and placed labels on items
Bachelor of Arts: Media ArtsNew Jersey City UniversityJersey City, NJ
Reliable person with a Can-do attitude who is proficient in Microsoft Office and professional phone manner who is excellent at conducting follow up calls. Innovative writer with experience in assisting with creative concepts and experienced in pitching story idea to producer. Seasoned at conducting successful outreach strategies for diverse populations. Bilingual in English and Spanish.