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Melissa Sowers | Elance
 
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Melissa Sowers

Communications Professional
   United States
  |   Topeka, KS

Overview

Currently a Communications & Events professional. Have a background in recruiting & researching, as well as fund raising in the non-profit world. Have a BA in Mass Media with an emphasis in Public Relations. Currently handle all communications such as monthly newsletter, membership directory, membership emails etc, and plan events for a state association.

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Customer Service
Public Relations
Research
Customer Relations
Social Media
Online Research
Social Media Marketing
Marketing
Hiring
Talent Acquisition

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Kansas Motor Carriers Association
Director of Communications & Events
2014 - Present
Responsible for monthly newsletter, designed advertisements, brochures, marketing content and tradeshow displays for the association, maintained website, edited and designed membership directory...
March of Dimes
Community Director
2013 - 2014
Coordinate and assist in planning and implementing existing fundraising campaigns. Directly responsible for $120 thousand in revenue goals across 3 events. Organize and implement new fundraising...
Midland Management- Northrock Apartments
Leasing Coordinator / Marketing Assistant
2012 - 2013
Handle day to day activities and all aspects of leasing to perspective and current residents. Employment & income verification for Section 42 applicants Handle all stages from first tour to...
Theatre Atchison
Marketing Intern
2012 - 2012
Handle multiple clerical tasks (e.g., data entry, filing, multi-line phones) while helping to create promotional material for upcoming productions and events. Assist Artistic Director with...
Kansas Securities Commissioner's Office
Receptionist
2010 - 2010
Handle multiple clerical tasks (e.g., data entry, filing, multi-line phones) while running the front desk and greeting clients applicants. Assist office personal with day to day work and special...
Premier Employment Solutions/Key Staffing
Executive Recruiter Assistant
2008 - 2010
Research viable companies to market to/recruit from; includes searching the internet & newspapers for openings, researching the opportunities, sourcing the phone numbers and contacts. Provide...
Golden Star
Weekend Security Guard
2007 - 2008
Worked in Atchison on the weekends as the Plant weekend security guard. Checked all 26 doors every 45 min to an hour to make sure all were still locked and alarms armed Answered any phone calls...
Butler and Associates
Mail Room Clerk
2006 - 2008
Handled daily mail tasks (e.g., folding outgoing mail, stuffing & labeling envelopes) while also scanning documents into client files. Sorted daily outgoing mail then stuffed, sealed, and stamped...
JC Penney
Sales Associate
2005 - 2006
Provided daily customer service to customers and staff during the holiday season. Helped prepare for holiday sales in both Juniors and Women department Maintained cash register- counted down at...

Education

Washburn University
Bachelor of Arts
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