Corey Mohr 215 Allen St., Apt.

6 Buffalo, NY 14201
September 09, 2010 Dear Sir or Madam: I am writing to request your consideration for the position of Communications Specialists to members of the Majority Conference. Formerly, I worked as a consumer frauds representative for the Office of the New York State Attorney General, Buffalo Regional Bureau of Consumer Frauds and Protection. I was responsible for co-managing the day-to-day operation and decisions of the Consumer Frauds Bureau while also supervising the student intern staff. On a daily basis I mediated consumer complaints, investigated patterns of fraud and illegality, gave community speeches/presentations, handled Freedom of Information Law requests and perform various administrative tasks. Additionally, I acted as interim bureau supervisor for six months while my immediate supervisor was absent on medical leave. In this role, I also worked closely with Assistant Attorneys General in the preparation of affirmative action litigation. In my high school career, I contributed to, edited, and designed the school newsletter that circulated weekly. From there I attended the State University of New York at Buffalo where I was elected as the secretary for the University at Buffalo College Democrats. Meeting minutes and newsletters that disseminated to nearly two thousand students over our e-list were drafted weekly by me, as were fliers, promotional material, and yearly budget proposals. I continued on my leadership path while obtaining a Bachelors of Arts, double major, by serving as President of the University at Buffalo College Democrats. In this position I acquired experience working with various political campaigns, politicians, student groups, community groups and the student government. Additionally, I lobbied for, and oversaw, a 110 percent increase in yearly budget allocations, while bolstering membership by 100 percent. My efforts were recognized by the College Democrats of New York when I proposed a bid for, and was accepted to host, the statewide convention where, then candidate for Governor, Eliot Spitzer was the keynote speaker. Dually, I held a post as Upstate Membership Director of the College Democrats of New York State. I was tasked with coordinating efforts between local Democratic groups, campaigns, communities and local chapters of the College Democrats of New York. It is through these posts and experiences that I have developed strong management, communication, coordination, and fact checking proficiency that will make me an asset to the office. Over the last year, I became active in local politics by developing an LGBT community blog. My work has been featured on the local news, in national magazines and on national blogs. From there, I joined the Sean Cooney for State Senate team and acted as a campaign coordinator, which included drafting the campaign’s newsletter, mailers, press advisories, press releases and social media (facebook, twitter, website). After the culmination of that campaign, I began work on LaTessa for Assembly in New York’s 119th district. There I have been tasked with the same responsibilities I undertook with Cooney for Senate. As you are likely aware, the nature of a campaign makes one quickly develop strong abilities to concisely target messages. Additionally, I researched legislative proposals and drafted memos used to brief the candidate on possible policy stances. As an individual that has shown a dedication to community and has acquired the skills necessary to effectively and efficiently communicate, I am well suited to meet the needs of the Majority Council. My experience, couple with my demonstrated personal passion, will guarantee that the Council’s goals are achieved. I look forward to the opportunity to further discuss my qualifications. I may be contacted at (716) 474-7229 or via e-mail at crmohr@gmail.com. Sincerely, Corey Mohr

Corey Mohr 215 Allen St., Apt. 6 Buffalo, NY 14201
Corey R-M. Mohr Current Address: 215 Allen St., Apt. 6 Buffalo, NY 14201 716-474-7229 crmohr@gmail.com University at Buffalo, The State University of New York (2008) Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Public Policy Bachelor of Arts, American Studies, Native American Studies Consumer Frauds Rep., NYS Attorney General (12/07 – current) • Mediate consumer complaints • Answer calls/consumer questions • Discover/investigate patterns of fraud and illegality • Supervise student intern staff and assist with day-to-day operations of the bureau • Organized, staffed, and performed outreach and educational programs • Recommended and prepared affirmative action cases for litigation Campaign Coordinator, Cooney for Senate • Event planning, scheduling • Press releases/newsletters • Fundraising Communications, LaTessa for Assembly • Press/media releases • Newsletters • Social media Relevant Activities: President, University at Buffalo College Democrats (04/04 – 05/07) • Lead efforts that professionalized the organization • Successfully doubled membership and achieved a 110% increase in yearly budget allocation. Consumer Aide, New York State Attorney General’s Office (09/07 – 12/07) • Mediated a complex caseload of consumer complaints • Researched consumer/general business law Internship, Erie County Democratic Committee (01/08 – 05/08) • Performed various task such as canvassing, bulk mailings, phone banking, updated voter contact listings, updated election district information, etc. Skills: References: Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite, Word Perfect, Oracle Web Application, CiviCRM Assemblyman Sam Hoyt, Attorney Sean Cooney, Assistant Attorney General In-charge Russ Ippolito

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