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Jennifer Muscat

Professional Experience

musca1jm@cmich.edu (734) 787-1669 @JennMuscat linkedin.com/in/jennifermuscat

Farmington Hills, Mich. MARX LAYNE & COMPANY May 2013-Aug. 2013 Public Relations Intern Pitched press releases to local media outlets for various clients and followed-up with reporters to ensure coverage. Managed four social media accounts for Toast Restaurant Group. Created media lists, fact sheets and press releases for clients. MARY ELLEN BRANDELL VOLUNTEER CENTER Public Relations Intern Designed the centers monthly newsletter sent out to student, faculty and alumni subscribers detailing volunteer opportunities across campus. Organized the Volunteers are Central award and contacted winners as well as conducted video interviews on their outstanding volunteer experiences. PAINT CREEK CENTER FOR THE ARTS Public Relations Intern Wrote a series of nine press releases for the Regional Art & Culture Awards event which received local media coverage as well as press releases for the annual Art & Apples Festival and upcoming art class offerings. Designed a newsletter sent out to participating artists in the Art & Apples Festival as well as post cards reminding them of important dates. UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN HEALTH SYSTEMS Michigan Center Information Technology Information Technology Temp Assisted the device support team in the managing and disposition of incoming help tickets. Gained multi-tasking and prioritizing skills through managing daily tasks assigned by team members. Mt. Pleasant, Mich. Jan. 2013-May 2013

Rochester, Mich. May-Aug. 2012

Ann Arbor, Mich. May-Aug. 2010-2012

PUBLIC RELATIONS STUDENT SOCIETY OF AMERICA Mt. Pleasant, Mich. Executive Board Director of Public Relations Aug. 2012-May 2013 Chaired the nine-member publications committee while designing and producing the chapters newsletter, Central PRemiere which is distributed to the chapters 80+ paid members as well as faculty in the journalism department. Redesigned the chapters website, implemented a blog and was responsible for editing and updating it weekly. Executive Board Support Staff Assistant Social Media Coordinator Updated the chapters website and calendar of events weekly. Member Planned and organized events such as fundraisers, guest speakers, agency tours and the yearly conference. CENTRAL MICHIGAN LIFE Public Relations Team Member Facilitated the promotion of the on-campus newspaper, Central Michigan Life, to gain readers and advertisers through planning events and campaigns. Jan. May 2012 Aug. 2010-May 2013

Mt. Pleasant, Mich. Sept. 2011-Jan. 2013

Education
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY Bachelor of Applied Arts - Cum Laude Major: Integrative Public Relations, Minor: Communications UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA CHARLOTTE International Public Relations Study Abroad Seminar Mt. Pleasant, Mich. Aug. 2013 London, England June 2012