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Elizabeth McKay

Phone: 570-436-1952 E-Mail: elizabethmckay0@gmail.com

Work Experience
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts Bethel, NY
May 2013 Present
Three promotions in less than two years at world-class museum and performing arts
center
Communications Coordinator
January 2015 Present
Developed communication plans in support of the organizations overall Strategic
Plan
Planned and implemented public relations activities to promote organizations brand
and mission
Wrote copy and edited materials and key messages
Served as venue spokesperson and developed statements for release on behalf of
executive staf
Developed and pitched stories to local, regional and national media building
efective relationships with the press, including cultural arts and entertainment
editors, travel and lifestyle editors, education and community outreach editors
Fielded incoming press inquiries
Researched, wrote and distributed press releases and media advisories
Monitored, measured and reported key PR performances deliverables
Developed, scheduled and posted social media and blog content
On-site point person for media at performances, special events, video and photo
shoots
Coordinated customer communications/email marketing eforts including content,
scheduling and execution
Coordinated website content management and editing
Managed organizations photo database and collateral inventory
External Affairs Coordinator
April 2014 January 2015
Responsible for all media outreach and incoming press inquiries
Implemented PR initiatives and drafted and deployed company press releases
Drafted key messages and correspondence on behalf of Chief Executive Officer for
release to press and other outlets
Responsible for benefit fulfillment and invoicing for over fifteen corporate sponsors
Handled administrative needs, scheduling and expense reporting for the Marketing
department
Assistant to Volunteer Services and Operations
September 2013-April 2014
Handled administrative needs for Operations department while using engaging personality
to assist in the management of over 200 active volunteers
Development Intern
May 2013-September 2013
Conducted research to create prospective donor profiles and helped in the planning and
execution of fundraising events that yielded upward of $75,000/event

Additional Internship Experience

Elizabeth McKay

Phone: 570-436-1952 E-Mail: elizabethmckay0@gmail.com

The Design Center Pittsburgh, PA


July 2012 February 2013
Community Programs Intern
London Borough of Newham London, England
January 2012 May 2012
Strategic Regeneration, Planning, and Olympic Legacy Intern

Education
B.A. with honors, University of Pittsburgh, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Pittsburgh, PA
2013
Double Major: Urban Studies, 2nd, Environmental Studies, Minor: Economics
GPA: 3.44/4.00
CAPA International Education, Study Abroad and Internship Program London,
England
Spring 2012
Relevant skills: Microsoft Office, TMmessenger, Mailchimp, basic Adobe Photoshop and
HTML knowledge