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G R A C E P O R T E R

(240) 500- 5451   |   portergrace0@gmail.com   |   Richmond, VA

08/2014- Bachelor of Arts in Communication-


EDUCATION
05/2018 Specialization in Public Relations
University of Maryland, College Park

WORK
01/2018- National Community Reinvestment Coalition
05/2018 Communication and Development Intern
EXPERIENCE Personally secured over $25,000 in donations for an annual conference

Copy-edited and contributed writing to grant proposals

Aided in back-end development of the NCRC website and web app 

Created social and email marketing content 

Curated a weekly newsletter for internal dissemination 

02/2016-   Hard Times Cafe 


05/2018 Social Media Manager

Established and maintained a Twitter and Facebook presence

Monitored and assessed customer feedback

Developed posts to promote restaurant events

Trained employees and managers on social media literacy 

Live Nation
06/2017 -  Publicity Intern

08/2017 Updated the websites for 5 Live Nation venues in the D.C. area

Participated in guerrilla and targeted marketing campaigns promoting ticket

sales

Updated local publications' web calendars on upcoming Live Nation events

Ran a ticket campaign that distributed 10,000 tickets for a free concert event

The Farmers Market at Maryland


02/2017 - Intern

05/2017 Managed Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and website

Designed promotional flyers 

Assisted in planning and executing weekly markets

Maintained open lines of communication with customers and vendors 

02/2016 - Public Relations Student Society of America


ACTIVITIES
PRESENT Member

04/2016 - Toastmasters International


05/2018 Member, VP of Public Relations for Hear the Turtle chapter

Proficient in InDesign, Photoshop and Canva


SKILLS
Proficient on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, Wordpress and Weebly

Google Analytics certified and experience with Meltwater