An upbeat and enthusiastic sales and marketing professional with the objective to utilize my experience and diverse background for a company that offers opportunities for growth by achieving the company’s business goals and expectations.
NW Missouri State University
Public Relations , Public Relations
July 2009 - July 2009
Kansas City Power & Light District , Kansas City, MO
November 2010 - January 2012
-Serve as Sales & Marketing Coordinator for Maker's Mark Bourbon House & Lounge
-Drive late night sales and cocktail party bookings by lead calls, email marketing and business/organization outreach.
-Maintain a client database of over 7,000 contacts.
-Assist with bi-monthly marketing agendas and development of new weekly promotions and special events within the Kansas City Power & Light District.
-Socialize with new guests to the District to establish rapport and ensure repeat business.
-Correspond with graphic designers to develop promotional collateral for in-house use and various media outlets.
-Manage all social media for Maker's Mark Bourbon House & Lounge using Facebook, Twitter, OpenTable, and KC Restaurant Guide.
-Assisted with the first-year event, the KC Whiskey Tour, featuring North American bourbon & whiskey samplings that was multi-layered with featuring over 22 vendors that fit the promotion and raised over $2500 for selected charities.
Promotions/Special Even Intern
KC Connections , Kansas City, MO
September 2010 - November 2010
-Assisted with the planning and implementing of various social and philanthropic events throughout the Kansas City Metro.
-Business outreach for sponsorships and donations for charity events.
Healing Well Chiropractic , Kansas City, MO
March 2010 - November 2010
-Attended various marketing events in an effort to educate and recruit new patients to the practice.
-Assist with promoting the business through various outlets such as spinal screenings, promotional campaigns, and special community events.
-Communicated with doctors, office manager, office staff, and patients about monthly promotions and upcoming events.
United States Congress - Representative Graves, Missouri's 6th District , Kansas City, MO
May 2009 - August 2009
-Composed news releases and media contact lists for the Communications Director and assisted in conducting pitch calls to local media outlets.
-Developed and maintained Congressman Graves’ Facebook page and assisted with updating the official website and other social media projects.
-Assisted with compiling various support letters, invitations, petitions, and other official government documents.
-Assisted constituents with questions for the Congressman over the telephone and relayed further questions to the appropriate staff member.
-Answered multiple telephone lines and transferred calls to the appropriate Field Representative and also to the St. Joseph or Washington D.C. offices.