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MANDI LINDNER Email: | Website: Objective: Creative digital storyteller who will develop effective strategy to help you reach offline and online constituents to grow your brand and develop next generation of young leaders. Work Experience:


Aug. 2010 to Present

Meta House, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Communications Coordinator (Communications Manager) Utilize storytelling in communication pieces published to over 10,000 subscribers Engage followers through social media strategy doubling online campaign support Manage outreach and advocacy efforts including over 200 annual speaking engagements

Aug. 2008 to May 2010

Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Graduate Student & Teaching Assistant Taught introductory public speaking and expository writing course to undergraduates Developed interactive features and videos for internal and external clients

Feb. 2007 to August 2008

United Community Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Community Relations Coordinator Managed recruitment, placement and recognition for over 700 volunteers annually Developed integrated marketing campaign to grow volunteer program and support Cultivated donor relationships resulting in increased financial and educational support

May 2005 to August 2006

LCMS World Mission, Sopron, HUNGARY Missionary/ESL Teacher Developed social media strategy and publishing schedule for mission field Raised annual salary through direct mail, public speaking, and social media

May 2003 to May 2004

Thermo King Corporation, Minneapolis, Minnesora, USA Marketing Services Intern Managed competitive intelligence database and dealer communications Built digital press kit and product portfolio to streamline media relations

Education:___________________________________________________________________________________ May 2010

Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication Masters of Art in Communication, Journalism Certificate in Digital Storytelling, International Digital Journalism Cagli Program

May 2004

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Curtis L. Carlson School of Management Bachelors of Science in Business, Marketing

Multimedia Skills: Platforms: Programs: Languages:

_________________________________________________________________________ OS X, Mac OS, Windows Adobe CS3, FinalCut Pro, Microsoft Office Suite, Raiser’s Edge, Social Media Actionscript 2.0/3.0, CSS, HTML/XHTML

MANDI LINDNER Email: | Website: Teaching | Lectures | Speeches:__________________________________________________________________ June 2011

Urban Strategies, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Panelist – Nonprofit Uses of Social Media

Oct. 2010

Milwaukee JobCamp, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Presenter – Get Social. Get Hired. Using Social Media to Land Interview and Get a Job

Featured Projects: _________________________________________________________________________ All featured projects can be found at Interactive

Marquette University Produced interactive web feature for Centennial Celebration of Women at Marquette


Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin Produced web videos featuring past, present, and future of tribal history and culture


Meta House Developed and executed social media campaign to coincide with gala event

Boards | Associations: _________________________________________________________________________ 2007-2008

Young Nonprofit Professionals Network – Greater Milwaukee Chapter Board of Directors – Helped lead branding and incorporation of 501(c)3 Marketing & Communications Committee – Member


Alliance Francaise de Milwaukee Marketing Committee – Member

Honors | Service:


Service Alliance Francaise de Milwaukee, Crohn’s & Colitis Team Challenge WI, Lutheran Church Missouri Synod World Mission, Project Immersion, United Community Center, Women for MACC, Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Honors 2010 2010

Kappa Tau Alpha National Honor Society Named “One of 15 PR Grads to Hire in 2010” by Sarah Evans, Sevens Strategy


digital storyteller | new media professional