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Laura H.

Sigal

Cell 050-6711772
Afula, Israel (Open to relocation)

Objective
To obtain a position as a Music Managers Assistant position at BM Music Management.
Education
Drake University Des Moines, IA; graduation June 2013
Major-Public Relations
Languages: English- Mother tongue Hebrew- High professional level
Experience
Foreign Liaison NCO, Israel Defense Forces, Israel December 2013-December 2015
Service in the Foreign Liaisons Brigade of the Planning Division, stationed in the Golan Heights working with the United Nations
Disengagement Observers Force (UNDOF). Translation of high level documents. Summarizing of calls between high level officials.
Head NCO in day to day operations and special operations in the Operations Room.
Public Relations Intern, Shemspeed, Des Moines, IA November 2011- May 2013
Research Jewish Federations and University Hillel’s to introduce Shemspeed artists around America. Launch campaigns for
upcoming CD releases. Write press releases. Research up and coming Jewish media outlets.
Freelance Writer, Times Delphic Student Newspaper, Drake University, Des Moines, IA October 2010- December 2012
Write feature articles for the Drake bi-weekly, award-winning student newspaper and website. Stories have included topics
regarding special events and music.
Freelance Writer, The Greater Des Moines Jewish Press, Des Moines, IA November 2011- May 2013
Write feature articles for the Jewish Federations of Greater Des Moines quarterly newspaper. Stories have included special
events and reviews of musicals.
Leadership and Activities
President Drake Hillel Fall 2011- December 2011
Oversee members of the board. Help to integrate Drake Hillel into the Des Moines Community. Plan events including dinners
and social gatherings.
Vice President Drake Hillel Fall 2010- Spring 2011
Planned Fiesta Sababth, a Mexican themed Sabbath dinner program. One of the largest attended events of the year. Chaired the
committees that planned Bonfire Sabbath, Parents Weekend Sabbath and the Hanukkah Party. Increased event attendance and
improved our overall membership numbers.
Publicity Chairman Drake Hillel Fall 2009- Spring 2010
Managed our Facebook account. Publicized our events online. Created posters for distribution around campus.
Relevant Courses
School of Journalism and Mass Communication Drake University
Public Relations Writing –
Wrote commercials, presentations, and press releases for the semester client Children’s Cancer Connection.
Public Relations Collateral MaterialsCreated collateral materials such as fact sheets and social media plans for the semester client Animal Rescue League.
PublicityCreated a public relations plan for the Drake University Masters of Communication Leadership program.
Social Media StrategiesThe use of all social media platforms for public figures and businesses. Wrote actual posts on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and
on blogs.
Relevant Applications
High Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel