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Ghislaine Mendoza

Ghislaine Mendoza

Freelance Public Relations Consultant

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Freelance Public Relations Consultant

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Bail Commerce

Communication Director

- Spearheaded a community outreach promotional giveaway campaign which spanned across nine counties in North Florida
- Developed all copy including press tools and website content/layout
- Engaged in media relations; placed a story in print and on-screen with WCTV Local News

Career

FAMU Homecoming SuperFest

Director of Public Relations

- Developed all copy materials and facilitated communication efforts for concert featuring international recording artist Rick Ross, comedian Bill Bellamy and Uncle Luke.
- Generated all media coverage; drafted and distributed multiple press releases and media advisories resulting in over 100,000 media impressions
- Served as a liaison and moderator between press and the performers; coordinated press conferences; monitored campus and community outreach
- Assembled and supervised a team of seven who specialized in research, social content creation, distribution, viral messaging, SEO, editing and analytics
- Assisted advertising efforts: negotiated billboard space; secured radio air-time and wrote script; developed copy and placed newspaper ads

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Florida A&M University Athletics

Marketing Team Member

- Improved strategic planning and executed outreach efforts for fan and community engagement
- Introduced new social media platforms and implemented a social media plan
- Devised a website overhaul plan; formulated content for website; distributed press releases and media advisories for athletic and community initiatives

Career

Multicultural Greek Council

Membership Director

- Liaison and spokesperson for the council
- Developed and managed social media platforms
- Amended MGC legislation
- Created and distributed an official calendar of events

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PRodigy PR Firm

Associate

- Planned and executed publicity on behalf of SONY pictures for movies including Colombiana, 21 Jump Street and Anonymous
- Publicist to two filmmakers participating in annual documentary exhibition – secured on-air interview and acquired media attention
- Assisted in developing LIVE SMART: Student Health 101, on-line magazine
- Acquired media coverage for the Florida Black Caucus’ 10th annual "State of Black Florida" conference

Career

The Patton Group

Intern

- Assisted both media and events team
- Drafted press releases, media alerts, media advisories and fact sheets
- Monitored media coverage, documented press breaks, organized contact lists, created media lists and conducted research
- Contacted vendors, compiled inventory lists prior to events and facilitated events
- Restructured, revamped and preserved the media library
- Aided press efforts for clients such Louis Vuitton, The Village of Merrick Park and Zuma.

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DJ Epps of Power 96

Executive Assistant

- Drafted and pitched proposals soliciting advertising packages and secured clients
- Devised and maintained new organization procedures, including bookkeeping, data management and filing
- Coordinated meetings, appointments and events
- Corresponded on clients behalf
- Worked closely with Coast 2 Coast and behind the scenes at multiple industry events
- Assisted Kitchen 305 and the Clevelander with model castings -- runway show at the Clevelander aired on VH1’s T.O Show.

Career

Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Inc.

External Social Chair

- Planned, organized and executed socials, special events and parties.
- Drafted proposals, negotiated contracts, worked in association with club owners and promoters, registered student organizations, college campuses and Theta Nu Xi’s National Board
- Implemented risk management procedure
- Ensured that the chapter was knowledgeable about, and participated in, campus programming

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Champs Sports

Sales Associate

- Determined customers individual needs and efficiently made sales
- Helped ensure that the store shrinkage rate remained below 1 percent
- Recognized with an "Xtreme Customer Service" award by the Southeastern Vice President

Career

Florida State University

Receptionist

- Welcomed and oriented guests; answered inquiries via phone, email and in person
- Liaison between students and advisers; oversaw daily bookkeeping, labeling and filing
- Operated telephone switchboard and directed callers

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Power Party Events

Event Coordinator

- Pitched and sold packages, rented out facilities and equipment, oversaw execution of events
- Spearheaded promotional outreach, drafted invoices, scheduled appointments and booked parties

Career

Florida A&M University

Minor, Journalism

Florida State University

Bachelor of Arts, Public Relations