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Natasha C Riley 9780 Misty Pine Dr., Arlington, TN, 38002, (901) 205-7402,

Personal Profile 

University of Memphis graduate offering a strong academic background along with internship experience

Consistently recognized for troubleshooting skills and Excellent prioritization and organizational skills

Quickly learns and masters new technology; equally successful in both team and self-directed settings; and proficient in Microsoft Office, Social Medias, and Special Events

Create impactful PR strategies, execute campaign tactics and present ROI

Education University of Memphis – Memphis, TN Bachelor of Arts in Journalism; Dec 2011 Concentration: Public Relations Courses – Intro Public Relations, Public Relations Research, Public Relations Writing, Visual Journalism, Public Relations Case Study, Public Relations Campaigns

Experience Special Events Class Reunion Co-Chair, East High School, Memphis, TN, June 2008–June 2009 

Coordinated and executed tactic for organizing 10-year class reunion for 200+ alumni and guests

Benchmarked previous reunion events, based on key performance indicators; attendance, pricing points, and interest

Defined and managed project logistics during reunion weekend for alumni and guests

Collaborated with staff, faculty, and students for vision, purpose and ideas

Spearheaded a social network for alumni to engage, excite, and collaborate

Professional Experience Public Relations Intern The Left Field Company, July 2011- Present  

Manage the implementation of social media strategies focused on social networks and microblogging environment Optimize current programs to meet target KPI statics from business objectives around engagement, collaboration and sharing

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Created and pitched media outreach; development of media lists, press releases, distribution Manage budget, timeline and schedule

Paraprofessional Memphis City Schools, August 2007- Present      

Collaborated in devising special strategies for reinforcing learning materials and skills based on a sympathetic understanding of individual students, their needs, interests, and abilities Supervised curriculum-based testing and work as define by the certified staff Perform clerical, classroom maintenance, and instructional duties as assigned by the certified staff Maintained ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students in school environment and community Established close working relationship with regular education staff to modify curriculum to meet the needs of special education students Schedule, coordinate and conduct interviews

Crew Leader Assistant U. S. Census Bureau, April 2010- September 2010      

Examine the nature, scope, and objectives of each assigned field operation and specific procedures to be followed Assisted the crew leader to ensure work was completed according to procedures and on schedule Collaborate daily with enumerators to assign work and conduct quality control on their paperwork to ensure accuracy and completeness Submitted completed and acceptable materials to supervisor on a regular basis Evaluated enumerators in the field, provided on-the-spot assistance, and recommended additional training for low performing enumerators Reviewed daily payroll forms for accuracy and completeness

Tax Preparer/ Accounts Payable Coordinator Tax Partners, January 2005 – August 2007        

Prepared income tax forms for individuals and businesses Reviewed, analyzed and evaluated tax forms for accuracy Provided detailed information to taxpayers to ensure completion of correct tax forms Responded to inquiries on tax matters and maintained client confidentiality Responsible for 1099 maintenance and year end Federal and State reporting Prepared and reviewed checks Ensured timely and accurate payment of vendor invoices Verified vendor invoices and scanned into system

Customer Service/ Sales Representative Bellsouth, January 2006- August 2007

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Assisted new and existing customers with the purchase of wireless equipment and home phone service Met and exceeded all sales objectives Provided support to the Quality Control team by assisting with solving customer complaints for new and existing small business service enhancements Solicited Maintained knowledge of company products

General Office Manger Spots-N-Dots Carpet Cleaning September 2004- January 2008       

Handled vendor calls regarding outstanding payments Prepared and reviewed checks Collected and received invoices via mail, fax, and email Resolved customer complaints and addressed concerns efficiently Assisted in monthly account closing process Tracked the discrepancy report on a daily basis Process company payroll

PAST EXPERIENCES Administrative Assistant/ Receptionist - Shelby County Health Department (2003-2004)

Skills       

Microsoft Office Suite Microsoft Publisher FileMaker Pro Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and In Design Audacity Windows Live Social Media Communication Tools

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