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Lauren Bryant

Lauren Bryant

Executive Recruiter & Marketing Associate

Carrington & Carrington, Ltd.

Marketing Associate & Executive Recruiter





Carrington & Carrington, Ltd.

Executive Recruiter & Marketing Associate

• Create and execute comprehensive search strategies that reflect each client’s hiring needs and ensure the identification of quality candidates for positions ranging from managerial to senior executive level
• Manage social media marketing and public relations efforts to increase brand awareness
• Create and update web content for the company website
• Write and edit press releases, announcements and client marketing presentations for distribution

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Influence Marketing Communications

Freelance Marketing Communications Consultant

• Develops strategic event marketing campaigns involving television, radio, direct mail, print and social media for small businesses and community organizations
• Writes and distributes press releases to major newspaper, television and radio stations
• Provides training and guidance about existing marketing strategies and trends


Fifth Third Bank

Executive Assistant

• Managed the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources Business Consulting and Employer of Choice teams
• Selected as participant on Aon Hewitt Employee Viewpoints Survey Branding Team
• Successfully built and launched the new Fostering Engagement & Inclusion and Be Inclusive Internet Landing Pages in June 2012
• Successfully created the new Beyond Day One website for new employees
• Maintained the Fifth Third New Employee and Diversity & Engagement websites
• Coordinated logistics for executive meetings and team events for HR including the annual Human Resources Business Partner & Employee Relations Summit for 2011 and 2012

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Assistant Manager

• Assisted in the daily management of the Kids Wear Department and Nordstrom Kenwood Towne Center store
• Managed, trained and coached other sales team members
• Successfully completed Future Nordstrom Leaders management training program
• Tracked and constantly exceeded managerial sales goals


Sun-Times News Group Wire Service

Reporter and Assistant STNGWire Editor

• Assisted in the daily management of the wire service
• Wrote daily city and suburban news stories for local radio, television, and Sun-Times News Group publications, including the Chicago Sun-Times
• Edited news stories for publication
• Specialized in state and federal court reporting
• Developed a comprehensive training manual and implemented training initiatives for new and current employees
• Maintained local government, police, fire and corporate public relations contacts

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Journal and Courier Newspaper

Newsroom Intern

· Wrote and edited news and feature stories

Destination Purdue Magazine

Assistant Photo Editor

· Coordinated photography, graphics and stories for publication

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Executive Management Trainee/Intern

• Managed approximately 100 people as acting Store Team Leader
• Organized and maintained the Back to School Campaign 2002
• Supervised all departments with teams of at least 10 team members or more daily
• Responsible for resolving customer service challenges
• Tracked and constantly exceeded department and managerial sales goals


Roosevelt University

Masters of Science, Integrated Marketing Communications

Purdue University

B.A., Communications with a concentration in Journalism and New Media

Trinity High School