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Jessica J. Thomas

Jessica J. Thomas

Project Coordinator


Project Coordinator at NAMIC






Project Coordinator

• Supports Marketing, Events and Development teams, focusing on media and marketing, to promote multi-ethnic diversity in the cable entertainment industry.
• Coordinates print and digital marketing projects, increasing visibility of annual revenue-generating programs and events. Streamlines tasks by handling multiple elements, including creative briefs, budgets, printed collateral, ads, email blasts, web site/mobile app design, content management, html code and analytics.
• Engages audience via social media and links to, resulting in 20% growth in new site views.

Career medium 04
Career medium 05

Boston Athletic Association

Account Executive

Conducted media relations and publicity for the upcoming 2011 Boston Marathon and Invitational Mile/5k races.
• Updated media guides (print and electronic), media contact lists and other press materials
• Drafted news releases, media advisories and runner bios, gaining placement in several publications
• Managed media credentials desk and athlete press conferences for each event


La Société d'Alexandra Senes (SAS)

Communications Intern

Utilized communication skills and research tactics to foster successful business interactions with clients in Paris, France
• Translated media materials and email communication from French to English (and vice versa)
• Contributed diverse ideas and tactics to foster cross-cultural/international brand development
• Conducted research for events and created portfolios/presentations to display results to clients and supervisors

Career medium 03
Career medium 03

Project Place

Development Intern

Aided fundraising efforts and helped manage internal organization and communication
• Reached out to potential donors to fund programming (e.g., job skills courses, cheaper housing options for homeless)
• Presented ideas during planning, created event materials and helped organize donations for major fundraising event (Annual Gospel Brunch & Auction)


The Fashion Bomb

Chair of College Outreach

Used online media tools to connect with college viewers and build the site's reader network
• Published stories, photos, videos weekly on Facebook and Ning to engage college community
• Redesigned layouts for Facebook, Ning, and Myspace pages
• Pursued opportunities to collaborate with college newspapers or sponsor college fashion-related events

Career medium 03
Career medium 06

UpSpring PR

Media Relations Intern

Assisted with media relations for clients in consumer/retail, beauty, fashion, health, and lifestyle industries
• Pitched clients to appropriate media contacts for each industry (magazines, newspapers, blogs, etc.)
• Managed social media accounts to maintain relationships with media and public
• Compiled media lists, monitor media placements, created press kits for each client


Boston University Office of Development & Alumni Relations

Fundraising Assistant

• Proofread and edit outgoing University documents
• Maintained attention to detail for accuracy and consistency
• Used organizational skills to complete administrative tasks
• Maximized output efficiency with extensive knowledge of computer capabilities

Career medium 03

Environment New York


• Marketed the organization’s efforts towards clean energy
• Recruited five new members per day

Macy's East

Sales Associate

• Fostered welcoming atmosphere for customers through maintenance of store appearance
• Greeted customers regularly, kept pleasant demeanor, always open to any questions/concerns
• Supervised monetary transactions

Career medium 02
Career medium 03

Cold Stone Creamery

Crew Member

• Prepared and served ice cream
• Preserved store cleanliness and order
• Represented Cold Stone values and traditions e.g. “giving the customer what they want, how they want it”


Boston University

B.S., Communication (Public Relations), French

Boston University - Paris

Public Relations, French