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Kelly Berry “ I am a creative communicator, goal-oriented visionary, & out-ofthe-box thinker who believes actions speak louder than words. ”   January 2011 – Present

International Promotion Representative Up with People – Responsible for setting up and promoting week-long tour stops for a cast of 100 people in the USA, Europe and Mexico – Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with sponsors, media, business leaders, host families, prospective students and alumni – Work with local media to effectively promote Up with People – Make public presentations to potential donors, host families and students – Communicate with all departments to develop a schedule that is logistically efficient, educationally stimulating and promotionally effective – Negotiate donations and discounts on meals, lodging, etc. – Be adaptable and flexible in a fast paced, constantly changing environment – Use spreadsheets to manage budgets, schedules, ticket sales, etc. – Use SharePoint to maintain and archive event memos and documentation

Contact Info Kberry2010@gmail.com 412.559.4317

Education Ohio University Scripps School of Journalism GPA: 3.7 Major: Journalism Minor: Spanish

July 2010 – July 2011

Communications Consultant International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center – – – – –

Writing, editing, and publishing for internal and external news sources Traveled to various Mexican cities to cover organization events and stories Pitched stories for the organization’s bimonthly E-News and wrote and captured photographs for selected stories Led the organization’s social media presence through CIMMYT’s blog, Facebook, and Twitter accounts Efficiently communicated in a bilingual, diverse workplace

March 2010 – June 2010

Blog Editor Southeast Ohio Magazine – – – –

Pitched ideas for the print issue, as well as for the website Read all incoming site submissions and edited content and grammar Maintained an open channel of communication with contributors in order to actualize changes and publish entries on the website. Also contributed content to the site

August 2008 – August 2010

Global Leader Global Leadership Center – –

Participated in two-year experiential learning program to gain public speaking, consulting, public relations, marketing and research experience Performed SWAT and competitor analyses to cultivate marketing strategies Worked with clientele such as Harvard University, University of Liberia, the U.S. Embassy in Thailand, the U.S. Embassy of the Republic of Poland & Marriott International, Inc.

Language Skills Native English speaker Fluent Spanish speaker

Computer Skills Microsoft office – Excel – PowerPoint – Word Adobe Suite – Illustrator – InDesign – Photoshop Razor’s Edge Drop Box SharePoint

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