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Akeli H. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 5, 2011

Akeli H.

Let Me Sweat the Small Stuff for You
   United States
  |   Brooklyn, NY
  |  12:00 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $12

I am a detail oriented media and public relations professional with years of administrative experience. I have worked for a variety of organizations including a university, law firm, investment bank, small public relations agency and non-profit.

I am adept at screening media requests, creating press lists, writing press releases and pitching reporters. I also have extensive experience scheduling travel, processing expenses, copy editing materials, maintaining calendars and organizing events.

I also have a media research background. I...

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Portfolio

This is an article I wrote for the Examiner. Please contact me for samples of press...
http://www.examiner.com/generation-y-in-new-york/basic-black-is-too-basic

Skills (5)

Tested
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
My Score
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Public Relations Skill Test
My Score
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Service Description

I may be new to Elance, but I have five years experience working for prestigious organizations. I excel at public relations work and administrative duties. I have also performed both legal and media research. I am detail oriented, prioritize well, and am excellent at meeting deadliness. Below I have listed the specific services I can provide.

Public Relations and Media Skills:
* Blogging
* Drafting Press Releases
* Writing Media Reports
* Creating Targeted Media Lists
* Pitching Reporters
* Media Monitoring
* Media Research and Analysis
* Social Networking

Administrative Skills:
* Data Entry
* Invoice Processing
* Scheduling Travel
* Composing Correspondence
* Expense Management
* Maintaining Calendar
* Preparing Agendas

I am familiar with the following research tools:
* Lexis Nexis
* Google Scholar
* Vocus

I am also computer savvy and familiar with the following programs:
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Word
Microsoft PowerPoint
Skype
Concordance
Dealogic

I am focused skilled communicator. I am a detailed oriented hard-worker. I am excited to work with you!



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Employment

UBS
Assistant One-on-One Meeting Coordinator
2010 - 2010
- Provided on-site conference assistance - Utilized problem solving skills to coordinate meetings - Communicated with companies, investors, and sales to assess priorities and availability
Camino Public Relations
Research and Project Assistant
2009 - 2010
- Crafted targeted media lists - Pitched reporters for events and press conferences - Performed media monitoring for multiple clients - Drafted media materials including fact sheets, ads and...
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Media Relations Coordinator
2008 - 2009
- Provided administrative support to the Media Relations Department, including processing expenses, scheduling travel, and screening and forwarding media calls - Compiled media coverage of Planned...
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Docket Clerk
2006 - 2008
- Maintained firm contacts and litigation reference materials - Summarized litigation documents - Managed data for international arbitration database
Northwestern Law School
Summer Research Assistant
2006 - 2006
- Gathered research participants for studies regarding victimization - Performed data collection and analysis - Edited law review and dissertation - Compiled media coverage regarding eminent domain
Vassar College
Residential Life Intern
2003 - 2006
- Wrote monthly all campus informational newsletter - Attended to the concerns of students and parents regarding housing policy - Facilitated communication between the administration and the...

Education

Vassar College
Bachelors
2002 - 2006
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Marketing
Public Relations
Copy Editing
Research
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