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Katie Oakes

Katie Oakes

IDEAS Partner

Something Fabulous

Washington, Other

I am a recent college graduate and a more recent resident of the DC Metro area. I earned a degree in Writing, Rhetoric and Communication as well as aMarketing Minor. In short, they granted me a degree for immersing myself in social media trends, presenting a large amount of information to groups ranging from 2 to 2,000 people...

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"Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it." - Bill Cosby
Skills
Social Media Sales Public Speaking Event Design and Planning
Interests

Innovation. The single thing that I love most about the Event and Marketing/PR industries is that they are constantly changing, fast-paced and always demanding creativity and constructive interactions with people.

I'd love to plan events for either the White House or Award Shows. Michelle Obama to Beyonce, I'd happily work with either queen!
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Something Fabulous

IDEAS Partner

Assist with all aspects of event design and production from start to finish. Also, attend networking functions in the area to build strong relationships with clients and vendors.

Career

Nick T. Arnold Jewelers

Sales Associate

•Transformed sign postings, sales materials and re-structured all training materials to effectively bring in revenue
•Employed charismatic sales skills to become the highest producing sales person on a regular basis

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Simply Love Studio

Intern

•Lead a group of 24 brides through an entire day of structured events, remaining ahead of schedule
•Contributed and attended client and vendor meetings regularly

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FedScoop

Intern

•Diversified contacts through use of multiple databases and extensive research
•Grew online subscription by 33% percent
•Assisted to entire production of a conference type event that hosted 300+ government IT and industry leaders

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Something Fabulous Event Planning and Design

Intern

•Actualized a database system that managed over a year of event photos that included tags to increase usability
•Created filing system for comprehensive collection of design ideas
•Authored and researched blog postings and PR materials that increased the number of views to our page

Career

Transylvania University

Bachelor of Arts, Writing, Rhetoric and Communication