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Sarah Lilly
University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication
Degree in journalism, major in public relations
Minor in communication studies

Consulting Experience

Project Manager, November 2009-Present, New York, New York
Independently draft public relations plan to increase Web site hits and brand awareness
Build relationships with Universities and college journalists to publicize publishing opportunities

Project Manager, December 2009-March 2010
2010 National PRSSA Bateman campaign competition
Cultivate public relations campaign for client; U.S. Census Bureau, in order to activate Eugene community to participate in the 2010 U.S. Census.
Create comprehensive measurement strategies and tactics through various social media sites
Media and public relations consultant, March 2009-May 2009
Insight Northwest, Eugene Oregon
· Strategic research, draft and implement public relations plan on webinars for Tacoma Power Plant
· Assemble creative marketing plan for publicity, development of and webinars

Assistant Media Relations Project Leader, March 2009-May 2009
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization: 2009 UNESCO Conference
· Collaborate with University of Oregon and UNESCO media team to create distribution lists for upcoming events
· Work with team to arrange Web content, coordinate meetings, draft press releases and news briefs

Internship Experience

Communications Manager, October 2008-present
Mindy Lockard Etiquette Consulting,, Springfield Oregon
· Independently spearhead social media campaign to re-launch magazine and web site and Mindy Lockard brand
· Assist in creation of strategic plan for
· Coordinate event schedules, power points, client communications and media pitching

Account Supervisor, September 2009-present
Allen Hall Public Relations
· Collaborate with Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art in planning large scale events and compose public relations plan
· Manage team of four Account Executives to publicize large scale events in order to increase museum membership

Public Relations Intern, June 2009-August 2009

Legacy Health, Portland, Oregon
· Coordinate multi-faceted media pitch to local publications
· Plan, write and distribute media press releases that generated media coverage
· Organize publication list and write monthly column for Woodburn Independent “Your health” column

Account Executive, October 2008-June 2009
Allen Hall Public Relations, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Eugene, Oregon
· Construct strategic public relations plan for Mike Bellotti Golf Tournament and Silent Auction
· Collaborate with team in designing and drafting event advertising and event Web site

Development Intern, June 2008-September 2008
The Pregnancy Resource Centers of Greater Portland, Portland Oregon
· Independently carry out numerous media tasks for development team, such as press releases
· Assist event coordinator with several major fundraising events (Annual Golf Tournament)
· Provide creative input and ideas to design major donor mailings

Event Coordinator, August 2007- June 2008
Trinity House, Eugene Oregon
· Orchestrate and manage event committee in brainstorming, organization and extensive planning
· Organize multi-faceted alumni association, as well as Alumni planning committee to facilitate its functioning

Intern/ Project Manager, September 2006- June 2008

Fusion Marketing and Consulting, Eugene Oregon
· Independently compose business bios for several top business personnel
· Collaborate with owner in brainstorming innovative ideas to develop knew business strategies
· Independently edit and revise e-book, Building Expert Driven Brands


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