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R hi annon Mari e C onrado

3202 E. Virginia Ave., West Covina, CA 91791 (626) 488- 4211 | r hiannon.conr a do@ gmail.com www.linkedin.com/in/rhi annonco nr ado | r himar iee.wor dpr e ss.com

EXPERIENCE

NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL


Restaurant Coordinator January 2013 - Present - Oversaw all event production with restaurant supporters, partners and sponsors - Cold called and pitched 200+ Orange County restaurants - Worked with 50+ Orange County restaurants - Advised interns and volunteers with event production Account Coordinator January 2012 - May 2012 - Planned and executed the event production for the French Spotlight for the European Showcase - Cold called and pitched local French influencers (i.e. Alliance Francaise de Los Angeles and French Language Meetup Groups) - Marketed the event through social media platforms Facebook and Twitter - Managed food distribution and entertainment at the event

DISCOVERY SCIENCE CENTER


Public Relations & Social Media Associate - September 2012 - December 2012 - Built a social media campaign plan for the DSCs fifth annual Pumpkin Launch event - Strengthened social media interaction on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram - Increased attendance to the event through online social media promotions and awareness

SHOUT PR
Junior Account Coordinator August 2012 - December 2012 - Researched local fashion bloggers - Increased social media interaction and followers on a fashion clients Twitter account - Drafted media alerts - Cold called TV producers

PUBLIC RELATIONS STUDENT SOCIETY OF AMERICA


Vice President June 2012 - May 2013 - Introduced internship and scholarship opportunities to student members - Promoted membership outreach - Served as the interim president when the president was unavailable

TITAN PUBLIC RELATIONS (STUDENT-RUN FIRM)


Executive Director May 2012 - May 2013 - Oversaw account executives and account coordinators on all projects with clients - Managed the starting design for the firms website - Initiated the process for the firm to be nationally affiliated with PRSSA Account Coordinator/Executive September 2011 - May 2012 - Planned the first ever CSUF Pub Crawl for the May 2012 graduating class - Persuaded 10 bars in Downtown Fullerton to provide CSUF themed drinks at low prices

EDUCATION

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, FULLERTON College of Communications


Bachelor of Arts in Communications, emphasis in Public Relations Graduation: May 2013 APPLICABLE COURSEWORK: Communications Law, PR Writing, Advanced Writing in PR, PR Management, Crisis Communications, Event Planning & Management, Organizational Communication Dynamics, Principles of Marketing, Mass Media Ethics, and Desktop Publishing

SKILLS

R hi annon Mari e C onrado


3202 E. Virginia Ave., West Covina, CA 91791 (626) 488- 4211 | r hiannon.conr a do@ gmail.com
WRITING: Press releases, feature articles, pitch letters, media alerts, fact sheets, proposals, campaign plans, crisis communications plans, brochures, TV spots, radio spots, and blog posts / COMPUTER APPLICATION(S): Microsoft Office, iWorks, QuarkExpress, and Adobe Creative Suite (moderate) / INTERNET RESOURCES: CisionPoint and WordPress / LANGUAGE(S): French (moderate)