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ashley.benton23@gmail.

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ASHLEY N. BENTON Jacksonville, Florida
https://ashleybenton.wordpress.com/

EDUCATION
University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida December 2017
Bachelors of Science in Communication with a concentration in Public Relations. Minor in
Professional Education.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
Development Intern-The Jacksonville Humane Society-(May 15th-July 28th, 2017)
This experience involved major social media management. I had full control of Facebook,
Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat. I created quirky, original posts, answered any questions the
guests asked on Facebook, and managed different campaigns on all platforms. In addition I made
media appearances, did grant research, wrote “dating” profiles for the animals for Folio Weekly,
and did marketing action plans for a plethora of adoption specials. Lastly, I updated the website
with adoption specials, blog posts, and humane society news.

RELEVANT COURSE WORK


Advanced Writing for the Media Mass Communication Research
Law and Ethics of Communication Public Relations Writing
Principles of Public Relations Public Relations Cases
Media Literacy Media Theories and Effects

RELEVANT JOB SKILLS


Ambitious Exceptional Hospitality
Meeting deadlines Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook,
Team player Word, Excel, Publisher,
Effective leadership PowerPoint
Coordinating large groups Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Organized and on time WordPress

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
Florida School for the Deaf and Blind
Duval County Public Schools, Vision screenings and classroom assistance
Life Care Center of Jacksonville

MEMBERSHIP, POSITIONS HELD, AND WORK EXPERIENCE


Delta Gamma Fraternity, Jacksonville, Florida; 2014-Present
Director of Activities-supported other Greek organizations and their philanthropies through
effectively communicating with 100 plus women and providing information on the coordinating
of events. Also managed financial responsibility of a budget.

Director of Sisterhood- first person to have this position and had to set the standard for the years
to come. Organized events for members to attend throughout the Jacksonville community and
maintained member interest by creating an environment of caring. Two events a month to keep
boosting morale.

Topgolf Jacksonville; Bayhost (Server), Events Ambassador, Marketing Champion, Outback


Steakhouse; Server and Headwait, Applebee’s; Hostess, Server, Expo, To-go Specialist