Northwest Assistance Ministries

Digital Communications Specialist
June 2019 - Present
  • Develop, implement, and execute NAM’s social and digital media communications and campaigns.

  • Track website and social media usage, creating analytics reports to track success.

  • Create engaging content consistent with NAM’s mission across all platforms.

  • Work with Program Directors to help unify and coordinate social media campaigns and activities.

  • Assist Development department with various projects and campaigns and create design work consistent with brand image as needed.

  • Increased social media reach and engagement by 41% since 2018

  • Created Giving Tuesday social media campaign that raised approximately $13,700 in a single day

Forming Lives Foundation

Volunteer Social Media Consultant
May 2019 - Present
  • Development and implementation of digital communications strategies.

  • Drafting and composing emails to supporters.

  • Editing Wix website with updates for campaigns and organizational information.

  • Creating graphics content for social media.

United Against Human Trafficking

December 2017 - May 2019
  • Acted as interim social media manager in 2018: curating content, creating graphics and strategy of social media posts across multiple platforms.

  • Increased donations on Facebook from 2017 to 2018 by approximately 125%.

  • Increased Facebook followers by 40% and Instagram followers by 85% in 2018.

  • Proofreading and revising blogs, annual reports, and other written content.

  • Produced social media analytics reports.

  • Photographing events as needed. 

  • Donor Data Management: managed gift acknowledgement process and financial information entr

CARE Action
Volunteer Social Media Ambassador & Advocate
2016 - Present
  • Coordinated with in-district offices to plan meetings with Congressional Staff and representatives.

  • In 2014, 2016, and 2018, attended annual DC CARE Advocacy Conference, to advocate elected lawmakers for legislative reforms, and ask support for foreign aid. 

  • Worked with other advocates to advance CARE’s mission with community outreach and event planning. 

  • Representing Congressional district on social media, by following CARE’s digital strategy for advocacy by creating digital content about advocacy action items, legislative updates, and other humanitarian aid information.

Houston Petset
Marketing Assistant - Grant Funded
August 2017 - December 2017
  • Composition  and editing of e-blasts, for communication of volunteer opportunities, events, resource availability, and key organization efforts  to constituents and partners.

  • Interviewed Hurricane Harvey emergency grant recipients to document the impact of Harvey grant support. 

  • Curating and organization of content for PR firm utilization. 

  • Posting to social media and editing website as needed. 

  • Assisting Houston PetSet executive staff and  non-profit partners with their Harvey Response and animal welfare support efforts at assigned events.

  • Posting to social media and updating website as needed.

Citizens Environmental Coalition
Communications Coordinator October 2013 - December 2014
Contract Newsletter Editor 2016 - 2017
  • ​Editing and formatting of newsletter, by weekly deadline.

  • Assisted Executive Director with management of website: calendar postings, press releases, and green jobs employment listings.

  • Corresponded to event posting and press release requests of the Houston-Galveston environmental community, forwarding correspondence and answering event calendar inquiries in a timely manner.

  • Posting to social media as needed. 

News Editor
March 2012 - December 2014
  • Lead writer for News Section. Wrote articles for bi-monthly and monthly issues, approximately 2-6 articles per issue. Edited, revised and fact checked all written articles.

  • Research community for news leads, scheduled and transcribed  interviews.

  • Contributed to Opinions, Features and Entertainment sections

  • Managed News Section writing assignments:  proposed and developed story ideas, proofread, and edited writers assignments, researched supplemental facts and statistics.

Students Working Against Trafficking
President
September 2012 - December 2014
  • Received letter of personal recognition from Dr. Robert Ivany, former UST President, and Student Enrichment Award from Council of Clubs.

  • Managed club social media & created marketing strategies to raise awareness of current human trafficking issues and promote club events. 

  • Responsible for developing creative events to increase student participation: directed and implemented  event logistics, and secured event lecturers in timely manner.

  • As President, facilitated the fundraising of approximately $1,300 with both third-party and direct fundraising events, for sex trafficking survivor safe houses.

  • Researched and developed presentations on different human trafficking topics for campus events.