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Rachel

E Carpenter
25 Ridgefield Road Lutherville, MD 21093 443.465.8069 r.carp09@yahoo.com

EDUCATION
University of Maryland, College Park Graduating May 2019
Bachelor of Arts in Communication-Public Relations, Sustainability Minor GPA 3.5
Deans List of Outstanding Students- all semesters standing

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Planit Baltimore, MD
Social Media Intern September 2017- Present
Manage various digital channels and use social media tools to monitor social platforms for opportunities to
engage, provide customer service, track brand sentiment and stay up-to-date on daily trends
Build social media influencer and blogger outreach lists with intentions to engage and secure new
partnerships between influencers and Planits clients
Draft posts for a variety of social media channels for clients across numerous industries and use social
media tools to schedule the content on a weekly/bi-weekly/monthly basis

Nevins & Associates Towson, MD
Public Relations Intern June 2017- August 2017
Researched, wrote and distributed press releases, media pitches and other press materials
Drafted many social media posts for multiple clients and updated the monthly calendar
Conducted outreach for community relations, while researching potential clients for media lists
Updated press lists and databases weekly

Public Relations Student Society of America- Interpret PR Firm College Park, MD
Brand Marketing Chief February 2016-May 2017
Manage all social channels and websites correlated with the public relations firm
Create and maintain the digital master plan
Social Media Chair February 2016-May 2017
Collect, create, curate and circulate content throughout social media channels
Schedule social media posts while responding and interacting with the online social community

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
Kappa Alpha Theta, Gamma Mu Chapter College Park, MD
Chief Executive Officer-President February 2016-Present
Collaborate regularly with headquarters, the advisory board chairman, the University of Maryland Greek
department and other outside affiliations to create an effective and systematic organization
Oversee, manage and work with 170 leading women within the chapter including 7 other executive
members in a way that positively effects Kappa Alpha Theta in a smooth and orderly manner
Preside weekly cabinet and executive board meetings and monthly committee meetings regarding the
Kappa Alpha Theta Constitution and Bylaws
Administer a yearly budget of $900,000; distributing expenses between subcategories within the chapter
such as the chapter facility, member dues, initiation, events and ceremonies
Sustainability Chair March 2016-Present
Consistently researching and recommending programs to reduce waste and institute more sustainable
practices within the organization and throughout the Greek community
Develop ideas that will make the city of College Park a more environmentally friendly area by budgeting for
university wide solar panels and collection bins
Implement the concept of reduce, reuse and recycle practices with an intention to positively impact the
community, state, and world

SKILLS
Experience with InDesign, Microsoft Office, Minitab, Google drive and multiple social media channels such as
Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest and LinkedIn
Proficient in Associated Press Stylebook