Veronica Spak

1130 Skokie Ridge Drive, Glencoe, IL 60022
(e):veronica.spak@gmail.com (c): (847) 436-7078 (w): http://www.linkedin.com/in/veronicaspak

Education:
University of Maryland, College Park
-Graduation Year: 2015
-Major: Communication (Public Relations Track), Minor: Spanish Language and Culture
-GPA: 3.7/4.0
-Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, National Society for Collegiate
Scholars, Public Relations Student Society of America
-VP Academic Affairs for Delta Phi Epsilon, Delta Xi for Spring 2013 and Fall 2013 semesters
-Studied abroad in Madrid, Spain at Universidad Antonio de Nebrija for Spring 2014 semester

Professional Experiences:
Social Media and Marketing Intern at Healing Lifestyles and Spas July 2014—Present
-Posts to social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.)
-Spearheads the Summer Pinterest Project on healthy habits for summer
-Researches spas and potential promotions to post about
-Publishes articles and posts on the company blog using WordPress
Corporate Sponsorship Intern at D.C. United June—Aug. 2014
-Facilitated game day programs, half-time events and community events
-Produced event and match summaries
-Conducted market research of D.C. United’s fan base through Scarborough program
Student-Athlete Tutor at the University of Maryland Aug. 2013—Present
-Assist student-athletes in organizing school assignments
-Review material with student-athletes to prepare for exams
New York Red Bulls Summer Trainee June—July 2013
-Presented findings on best MLS stadium activation practices to RBNY executives
-Explored soccer competition in New York market and performed SWOT analysis
-Generated awareness of international friendly match against Olympique Lyonnais
-Researched signage placement at PATH train stations and presented findings to
representatives of Port Authority of New Jersey and JC Deceaux
Monumental Sports and Entertainment TV/Web Production Intern Jan.—May 2013
-Logged footage of Wizards and Capitals games
-Edited videos on Final Cut Pro for Capitals Red Line and Wizards Magazine
-Transcribed videos of Capitals and Wizards alumni interviews
-Selected daily tweets via HootSuite to post on Monumental Network
CBS Sports Campus Representative Nov. 2012
-Created and posted memes for the Geico #HappierThan social media campaign
Sport, Commerce, & Culture in the Global Marketplace Program Participant July 2012
-Completed two sports marketing programs in London: The Foundations of the Global
Sport Industry and Sport, Commerce, and Culture in the Global Marketplace
-Visited with marketing professionals from Octagon UK, FA Premier League and
Tottenham Hotspurs
Marketing Intern at VISANOW: Global Immigration June—July 2011
-Wrote articles about immigration news for company blog
-Redesigned and laid out over 100 pieces of marketing collateral using InDesign
-Researched and developed lead lists for direct mail campaigns

Skills:
-Strong writing skills -Strong interpersonal communication skills
-Extremely neat and organized -Work well under pressure
-Can multi-task -Excellent listener
-Speak, read and write in Spanish -Superb time management
-Microsoft Office -Wordpress, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Hootsuite
-Adobe Creative Suite -iMovie and iPhoto