Sarah Anna Stevenson sarahannastevenson@gmail.

com
(262) 339-8988
RELATED EXPERIENCE_______________________________________________________________
Communications Coordinator – Boys’ & Girls’ Brigade May 2014 - present
o Write and edit the bi-annual print newsletter
o Write and edit the monthly e-newsletter
o Send thank you letters for donations in a timely manner
o Manage the website and post to social media accounts on a regular basis
o Write grant applications for specific projects as needed and follow up with reporting data
o Oversee member communications including e-blasts and mailings
o Research new advertising venues and design ads
o Write and send news releases to local media
o Assist development director with planning, promotion, and execution of events and fundraisers
o Assist office manager with customer service, answering phones and handling paperwork
Grant Writer – Fox Valley Humane Association January 2014 – May 2014
o Researched new grant opportunities
o Wrote grant applications for specific projects as needed and followed up with reporting data
Communications Coordinator – Fox Valley Humane Association June 2013 – May 2014
Events & Marketing Assistant – Fox Valley Humane Association June 2012 – June 2013
o Wrote and edited articles for the Companion magazine
o Wrote the e-newsletter Tails and Tidbits and the volunteer e-newsletter
o Managed donor database using Giftworks software and sent thank you letters in a timely manner
o Worked with the event coordinator in the planning, promotion, and execution of special events
o Worked with the marketing coordinator to create and edit marketing materials
o Managed and grew the Adopt-a-Classroom program and animal bank program
o Wrote and sent news releases to local media
o Updated the website and posted to social media accounts on a regular basis
Marketing Intern – Museum of Wisconsin Art March 2012 – May 2012
o Wrote and edited news releases and e-blasts
o Updated the website and social media accounts on a regular basis
Public Relations/Marketing Intern – American Red Cross of Northeast WI October 2010 – May 2011
o Wrote news releases about campaigns and events on a weekly basis
o Promoted social media accounts and updated the website with recent news and events
o Assisted staff with event planning and promotion
News Writer – UW Oshkosh Advance-Titan September 2009 – May 2010
o Wrote accurate and informative news stories relating to UW Oshkosh and the community
o Researched and communicated with news sources effectively

EDUCATION_______________________________________________________________________
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh – Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Bachelor of Arts – Graduated Cum Laude in May 2011
Major: Journalism (Public Relations emphasis) Minors: German and Business

SKILLS___________________________________________________________________________
o Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop & InDesign, and Constant Contact
o Excellent knowledge of AP style
o Social media experience including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, LinkedIn and blogging
o Experienced with html and web design
o Exceptional organizational skills and ability to learn and adapt quickly

ORGANIZATIONS___________________________________________________________________
Oshkosh Rotary Southwest October 2015 - present
Neenah-Menasha Youth Coalition January 2015 – October 2015
Public Relations Student Society of America – UW Oshkosh February 2009 – May 2011
President (April 2010 – April 2011) Webmaster (February 2010 – May 2010)