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Megan C. Sullivan Milwaukee, WI  meg.c.sullivan@gmail.com

Summary of Experience Professional Experience 09/2010 – Present

04/2009 – 08/2010

Professional Societies 08/2010 – Present

Volunteer Experience 08/2010 – Present

02/2009 – 06/2010 Education 08/2006 – 05/2010

I am a PR professional with a strong background in writing, media relations, crisis communications and social media in the tourism and non-profit sectors. Birdsall Voss & Associates (bvk), PR Account Coordinator  Secured placements on behalf of the Belize Tourism Board (BTB) in top tier consumer and travel outlets, including Brides magazine, LATimes.com and a FoxNews.com story named “Best Online Feature” in the Caribbean Travel Organization’s 2011 Media Awards.  Manage the BTB’s press trip program, including vetting requests, securing visits from top journalists and building itineraries.  Ran group press trips in Belize with writers from top consumer and niche outlets, including AOL’s Slashfood.com.  Help manage international crisis outreach and monitoring, including during and following Hurricane Richard and a subsequent jaguar escape.  Head up “Belize in Love,” the BTB’s romance initiative; Belize named #1 up-and-coming honeymoon destination by Brides magazine.  Assist with development of client proposals and campaign strategy.  Collaboratively research, brainstorm and draft proposals for new business.  Train, coordinate tasks for and review work of Intern. Nation Consulting, Associate (began as Intern)  Managed clients’ social media initiatives, including Twitter profiles, Facebook pages, LinkedIn groups and blogs.  Developed strategic media plans for clients, including Miron Construction. Southeastern Wisconsin PRSA, Co-Chair of Young Professionals Committee  Re-launched inactive local Young Professionals Committee.  Secured media placements in local outlets, including the Milwaukee Business Journal and the BizTimes.  Plan and host events focused on networking and professional development for young and established professionals, as well as PRSSA members. Serve Marketing, Public Relations Volunteer  Led on-site media relations for Green Bay event in support of foster parenting; covered by four local TV stations. Friends of the Milwaukee Public Library, Public Relations Volunteer Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude; Marquette University Major: Writing-Intensive English, Minor: Public Relations

01/2008 – 05/2008

National University of Ireland, Galway

Applicable Skills

Social media outlets, Cision, Radian 6, Burrelles, Adobe Creative Suite, Meltwater, Constant Contact, Bronto, MS Office, basic HTML, AP Style Twitter  LinkedIn


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