Amanda Motley Resume

Profile

Self motivated with strong background in communication. Able to effectively manage multiple tasks and meet strict deadlines with little to no supervision. Works well under pressure while maintaining excellent attention to detail. Superb interpersonal skills with the ability to propagate a positive attitude. Experienced at planning and managing large events of various types.

Skills 

  • Verbal and written communication
  • Extremely organized
  • Conflict resolution
  • Leadership
  • Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, MS Word, Outlook, Excel
  • Event planning and coordination
  • Editing written works

Experience 

Social Media Intern University of Mary Washington (UMW) University Relations Fredericksburg, VA

January 2014-Present

  • Strategically plan and execute social media across multiple platforms
  • Measure analytics for Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
  • Execute a social media campaign called UMWGreatMinds on Instagram, Facebook, and twitter
  • Write content for multiple platforms including – Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Google+

Life Section Editor & Writer The Blue and Gray Press, Fredericksburg, VA

January 2013-Present

  • Report out in the field
  • Write newspaper articles that include facts, figures and interviews
  • Edit the articles for the Life section and place stories into layout
  • Execute the standards of the AP Style Guide
  • Helped to rebrand the newspaper which increased readership and online interaction

Executive Coordinator Student Government Association (SGA) UMW Fredericksburg, VA

May 2014-Present

  • Plan events for the Student Government Association including Homecoming, barbeques, and various social events
  • Work with UMW catering services to order, deliver, and set up food for events
  • Oversee the set up and clean up of events for the SGA
  • Successfully planned university homecoming that had over 1,000 in attendance

Sales Associate, Victoria’s Secret Woodbridge, VA

January 2011-January 2015

  • Completed all point of sale opening and closing procedures to include cash register operation
  • Handled customer relation issues in a respectful manner in accordance with company policies
  • Welcomed customers into the store and helped them locate items.
  • Employee of the month on two separate occasions during employment period.

Technical Writing Intern UMW University Relations Fredericksburg, VA

September 2014-December 2014

  • Used precise language and editing to rewrite tutorials for the university website
  • Checked faculty Word Press tutorials for readability and usability

Education

University of Mary Washington

Bachelor of Arts – Journalism and Public Relations     Expected Graduation and Conferral May 2015

 Northern Virginia Community College

Associates of Arts – General Studies     December 2012     GPA 3.0

Activities 

  • Relay for Life (2009-present)
  • Member of the UMW Programming Council (2013-2014)
  • Students Helping Honduras (2013-2014)
  • Young Life – National Christian Youth Organization Youth Leader (2010-2011)
  • Member of Key Club (2009-2010)

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