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Nate Shelter

4305 Fessenden St. N. W. , Washington, D . C . 20016 978.807.0319 | nshelter8@gmail.com

CAREER EXPERIENCE

Government Affairs Intern

Glover Park Group , Washington, D.C.

Jan uary 2013 – Present

Craft correspondence, press releases and pitch letters for health care, energy, and clients

Compile press lists for topics inc luding health care, tax p olicy, energy, and foreign aid

Develop rep orts on congressional hearings and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services briefings

Conduct oppositional research for clients and design communications strategy to maximize results

Health care Communications Int ern

Mad*Pow Media , Portsmouth, N H

May – August 2012

Segmented 3 ,000 contacts into an organized list , allowing them to pursue new leads

Overhauled company newsletter; redesigned layout, developed new content, and synced with e - communication marketing softw are

Researched, drafted , and edited online content for external communication

Designed advertisements for local media and partners

Publicity Intern

Allied Integrated Marketing , Washington, D . C .

Jan uary – Dec ember 20 11

Researched target audiences for films and where/how to best reach them throughout D.C.

Tracked media coverage, compiled press clippings, and wrote coverage reports

Organized over 50 promotional events at ba rs, cafes and theaters to promote upcoming films

Public Relations Intern

Greenough Communications , Boston, M A

May – Aug ust 2011

Tracked social media usage and helped design new plans, increasing one client ’ s followers by 500 people over 2 months

Edited press releases for grammar and content, making complex healthcare and environmental issues more readable

Drafted story pitches for clients, to be sent to newspapers and other media outlets

Writing Consultant American University Writi ng Center , Washington , D.C.

Aug ust 2012 - Present

Lead training sessions and seminars regarding writing techniques and strategies

Drafted material for the Center’s blog ; started a creative writing blog

Vice President of Communications

Interf r aternity Council , Washington, D.C.

Jan uary – Aug ust 2011

Liaison between the Council and campus, publicizing events and co - sponsorships, developed pieces for a newsletter

SPECIALIZED SKILLS

Advanced in Photoshop, InDesign; Google Docs; CisionPoint; Microsoft Office Suite; Factiva; TVEyes, LexisNexis; Social Media, Web 2.0, Blogging, E - mail design and marketing; Proficient in HTML, SPSS ; Trained

in SEO; Proficient in Wind ows and Macintosh O.S.

EDUCATION

American University Major : Public Communication; Minor : History Honors : GPA: 3.87; Dean's List; Deans Scholarship

Aug ust 2009 – May 2013