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CHRISTINE    O’DEA  

christinemodea@gmail.com    ·∙  (201)  220-­‐7660   @codea  ·∙  christineodea.com  ·∙  christinemeetslife.com  ·∙  linkedin.com/in/christineodea   EDUCATION   Sept.  2010  –  Present         Dec.  2012  –  Present         Jan.  2013  –  Present       WORK  EXPERIENCE     Sept.  2012  –  Present       HOFSTRA  UNIVERSITY  ·∙  Hempstead,  NY   Mass  Media  Studies  and  Sociology,  3.9  Major  GPA   MATADORu  ·∙  MatadorNetwork.com   Travel  Journalism   UNIVERSIDAD  DE  SEVILLA  ·∙  Sevilla,  Spain   Spanish  Language  and  Humanities,  Academic  Programs  International  

CAREERCLOUD,  LLC  ·∙  New  York,  NY   Social  Media  Specialist  Intern   ·∙  Increase  number  of  Twitter/Facebook  followers  (by  500+  collectively)  by  engaging  jobseekers/readers   ·∙  Update  company-­‐run  applications  and  products  daily:  research  job  leads  for  HiddenJobsApp.com     ·∙  Produce  weekly  blog  for  JobsInSocialMedia.com  offering  advice  and  insight  from  a  college  intern   ·∙  Attend  and  assist  in  national  events/conferences  such  as  #NACE13  to  network  with  potential  clients  by   promoting,  sharing,  and  showcasing  CareerCloud  products   ·∙  Research  and  write  blogs,  short  articles,  press  releases,  job  market  reports,  etc.  [See  Portfolio]   ·∙  Create  media  lists  to  target  for  PR  outreach  and  build  relationships  with  career  coaches,  bloggers,  and     university  career  services  centers     Feb.  2013  –  May  2013   DISCOVER  EXCURSIONS  ·∙  Seville,  Spain       ·∙  Manage  and  maintain  social  media  platforms;  Instagram  following  increased  by  1500+   ·∙  Promote  Discover  Excursions  events,  excursions,  trips,  etc.  to  study  abroad  target  audience  by   contacting  fellow  API  and  University  of  Seville  American  Students       ·∙  Write  and  edit  event  ads/newsletters  to  be  distributed  through  online  outlets  and  email       ·∙  Assist  travel  guides  with  trip  preparations/coordinating,  pre-­‐departure,  and  on-­‐site  duties       ·∙  Work  in  teams  to  brainstorm  blog  ideas,  logos,  and  creative  marketing  ideas     Dec.  2012  –  June  2013   ACADEMIC  PROGRAMS  INTERNATIONAL  ·∙  Seville,  Spain       Cultural  Liaison  Correspondent  and  Student  Blogger   ·∙  Plan  and  coordinate  weekly  on-­‐site  cultural  events  with  local  Liaisons  and  students  in  Seville,  Spain   while  engaging  attendees  in  Spanish  culture,  language,  and  local  lifestyle    ·∙  Combine  MatadorU  class  materials  and  lessons  to  produce  insightful  media  projects,  blogs,  and   effective  digital  stories  for  the  API  website  and  blog  documenting  each  event  [See  Portfolio  and  Blog]   ·∙  Produce  (separate)  monthly  blogs  reflecting  on  the  study  abroad  experience  and  traveling   Jun.  2012  –  Aug.  2012   0260  GROUP  ·∙  New  York,  NY       Marketing/Media  Intern       ·∙  Compose  and  draft  press  releases/media  pitches  to  online  publications  for  clients       ·∙  Build  and  maintain  relationships  with  music  websites,  magazines,  and  management  teams   ·∙  Conduct  research  on  music/technology  sites  for  client  promotion  with  respect  to  digital  strategy   ·∙  Contribute  to  creative  brainstorming  for  media  concepts/content  for  marketing  plans  and  proposals     Apr.  2011  –  Present   NAKED  MAG  (Online  Music  Magazine)  ·∙  New  York,  NY       Writer/Interviewer,  Cofounder       ·∙  Conduct  in-­‐person  and/or  phone  subject  interviews  with  musicians/actors  and  entertainment  acts       ·∙  Write  profiles,  features,  articles,  or  reviews  for  each  monthly  issue  [See  Portfolio]       ·∙  Contribute  to  creative  brainstorming,  new  concepts,  and  magazine  development       ·∙  Attend  and  cover  various  press/entertainment  events  or  concerts  and  assist  in  photoshoots   ACHIEVEMENTS,  ACTIVITIES,  ABILITIES ·∙  High-­‐level  Spanish  reading/writing/speaking  skills   ·∙  API/MatadorU  scholarship  recipient,  Spring  2013   ·∙  Hofstra  University  Dean’s  List,  3  semesters   ·∙  Hofstra  University  Presidential  Scholarship,  7  semesters   ·∙  Senior  Address  Speaker  at  Westwood  High  School  Graduation,  June  2010   ·∙  People  to  People  International  Student  Ambassador:  New  Jersey  Representative,  Summer  2006   ·∙  Member—Lambda  Pi  Eta:  Epsilon  Upsilon  Chapter     ·∙  Marketing  Chair—Midnight  Run  Student  Committee   ·∙  Volunteer—Commission  on  Presidential  Debates  2012   ·∙  Pride  Guide—Hofstra  University  Admissions   ·∙  Public  Relations  Chair—FIMRC  Hofstra  Chapter   ·∙  Welcome  Week  Leader—Hofstra  University