Elizabeth Gibson

(253) 298-1958 | elgibson@linfield.edu | https://elgibsonblog.wordpress.com

Education
Linfield College, McMinnville, OR | Spring 2017
B.A., Mass Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations, minor in French | GPA: 3.7
· Key coursework: Public Relations Writing, International Marketing and Information Gathering
· Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society, French Club & Linfield for Life member, 2014 – Present
Fall semester 2015 in Aix-en Provence, France at American University Center of Provence
- Full immersion study abroad program with all five classes in French

Communications Experience
Associated Students of Linfield College (ASLC) Publicity Director | April 2016 – Present
· Create flyers using Canva and InDesign, photograph and post on social media for Linfield events
· Lead team of two creative directors, a social media director and two flyer distributors
· Create and manage budget for supplies needed for publicity during the school year
· Manage the publicity for all approved Linfield events

Citizens for a Healthy Bay Communications and Development Intern | June 2016 – August 2016
· Worked with the Communications and Development Manager to create copy and take
photographs for CHB’s blog
· Created an event flyer, event ad, map and drink coaster using Adobe InDesign and Illustrator
· Wrote a media alert, helped create a direct mailing list from scratch and researched various topics
related to Commencement Bay
· Created marketing personas to know who follows CHB on social media
· Created social media posts and used Hootsuite to analyze and manage CHB’s impressions

Cockrell Cider Communications Intern | June 2016 – Present
· Photograph and add content to the business’ website using SquareSpace
· Create social media posts using Canva and photographs
· Learn about the Cider making processes

Linfield Phonathon Manager and Caller | September 2013 – May 2016
· Promoted to a manager after a year of being a caller
· Monitored other callers, provided coaching and feedback, created spreadsheets and edited call
notes and call summaries
· Call Linfield College alumni to ask for donations to the college and find out more about their
Linfield experience

Wine Industry Experience
Vista Hills Vineyard Intern | September 2016 - Present
· Take Ph and Brix levels of grape juices
· Learn more about the winemaking process and take photos for my blog
· Develop my own way of describing wine to customers and interact with them in the tasting room

Skills/Certifications
· AP Style · Social media
· OLCC and WA State Liquor License · Photography
· Editing