Lauren Gill
Baltimore, MD

KEYWORDS: Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Excellent Verbal and Written Communication skills, Writing,  press releases, pitch letters, and fact sheets, Detail-oriented, Creative, Research Skills, Great Organizational Skills, Proficient in Microsoft Office- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher, Social Networking for Marketing and Public Relations,  Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Blogs,

 Temple University, Philadelphia, PA,
Bachelor of Business Administration, Cum Laude
Major- Marketing and Broadcasting, Telecommunications, and Mass Media

Johns Hopkins Federal Credit Union, Baltimore, MD August 2010-October 2010
Marketing Intern
*Managed a personal finance regional marketing campaign for credit unions in D.C., Maryland, and northern Virginia
*Assisted in new business efforts at benefits fairs, new hire orientations, and Johns Hopkins University events to grow the credit union’s membership
*Proposed Brand Ambassador Program to increase membership among Johns Hopkins students

Sony Music Entertainment, New York, NY January 2010-April 2010
Publicity Intern- Verity Gospel Music Group
*Assisted the Head of Publicity with two major publicity campaigns for new album releases
*Pitched music bloggers to obtain media coverage for Marvin Sapp’s album
*Drafted press releases and pitch letters
*Assembled artists press kits and monitored press clips

Allied Integrated Marketing, Philadelphia, PA September 2009- December 2009
Publicity and Promotions Intern
*Arranged promotional movie screenings with businesses, community groups, and the general public for more than 10 major studio film releases
*Researched opportunities to tie in movie promotions with other businesses and events
*Assisted in coordinating interviews with student journalists and cast members from the movie Fame
*Implemented promotions including the Parade of a 1000 Rockys for the release of the Rocky: the Undisputed Collection DVD

U.S Department of State, Washington, D.C. May 2009- August 2009
*Consulted the Office of eDiplomacy on social networking including research for an internal State Department social networking site
*Assisted in managing Secretary Clinton’s blog
*Coordinated marketing and outreach efforts for the Virtual Student Foreign Service Program

MECU of Baltimore, Inc., Baltimore, MD, June 2008- January 2009
Marketing Intern
*Published monthly newsletter for the African American Credit Union Coalition’s national internship program
*Reported on AACUC’s 10th Annual Conference for internship newsletter
*Assisted in market research to analyze MECU’s market potential and competitors’ banking services
*Coordinated efforts to report MECU’s financial literacy initiatives to the National Youth Involvement Board

The Graduate School- Temple University, May 2010- July 2010
Student Assistant
*Answer phones
*Sort files and mail
Jumpstart, Philadelphiam PA, September 2007- May 2009 
Corps Member
*Worked one-one one to prepare at risk preschool children for school success
*Implemented early childhood curriculum through classroom assistance
*Collaborated with the Jumpstart Corp to host a carnival for HeadStart children

*Microsoft Office Suite- Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher
* Social Media- Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, YouTube, etc.

*Writer, Temple News, September. 2009-April 2010
*Participant, Harvard SVMP  June 2009
*Newsletter Editor and Community Service Director, January 2009- April 2010
*Vice President, Music and Entertainment Industry Student Association, October 2008-April 2010