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Patty Bloom

Patty Bloom

Sennior Account Executive

Ketchum

St. Louis, MO

My mission is helping ag and food companies tell their story and effectively communicate with a diverse group of stakeholders and audiences. Whether launching a new product category, developing a communications plan for a corporate acquisition or guiding CSR strategy, I strive to be ready with the ideas and ...

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Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. Abraham Lincoln
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Corporate social responsibility, strategic communications, international affairs, sustainability, business

Charleston|Orwig

Reputation Management Assistant Account Executive

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Charleston|Orwig

Assistant Account Executive

- Served Smithfield Foods, Bayer Cropscience and Chemtura specifically with reputation management expertise in issues/crisis management, corporate social responsibility programs and sustainability.
- Wrote community relations pieces such as news releases, web content and executive talking points.
- Used emerging media strategies and digital outlets to create stakeholder dialogue on behalf of clients.
- Illustrated community and consumer engagement with a results-focused approach through Google analytics, Pinfluencer and Hootesuite.
- Developed media lists and pitched stories to local and national outlets using Cision.
- Interviewed and filmed Bayer Cropscience's 2013 Young Sustainable Farmer of the Year.

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U.S. Department of Commerce

Marketing and Communications Intern

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U.S. Department of Commerce

International Trade Administration Intern

- Utilized "Trade Stats Express" to compile the 2010 National Export Report, a state-by-state breakdown of both merchandise trade within a selected market and global patterns of US trade.
- Wrote "Export Success" stories and opinion editorial pieces, which promoted the efforts of the Commercial Service on behalf of American companies experiencing expansion abroad, to be printed in newsletters and newspapers nationwide.
- Improved market awareness for companies attending international trade missions by crafting magazine articles, which explained growth potentials, regional customs and trade law.

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Penn State University

Graduate Assistant, School of International Affairs Career Services

- Created content for School of International Affairs website; interviewed candidates for Student Spotlights and provided information about upcoming and recent events.
- Through the Bank of America Career Services Center administered two mock interviews each week for PSU students and provided relevant feedback; customized interviews according to career aspirations and included behaviorial and experience based questions.

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Penn State University

Graduate Assistant, School of International Affairs Career Services

MU Career Center

Marketing Intern and Career Specialist

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MU Career Center

Marketing Intern and Career Specialist

- Worked with marketing staff to develop and implement a plan incorporating new and traditional media in order to encourage upperclassmen to utilize MU Career Center resources.
- Developed a variety of materials designed to help students with post-graduate education and career choices.
- Assisted students and community members with resumes, interviews, self-assessments, general career planning and employment questions.
- Represented University of Missouri at Wakonse Conference on College Teaching.

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MU Student Auxiliary Services

Student Center Marketing Intern

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MU Student Auxiliary Services

Student Center Public Affairs Representative

- Served as the student voice on campus issues surrounding the $60 million construction of the new student center.
- Planned and executed public relations campaigns directed at getting the Mizzou student population involved in the project.
- Created presentations, newspaper and magazine articles, special events, blog, and other materials explaining and marketing project through completion of phase one.

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Missouri Department of Transportation

Community Relations Intern

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Missouri Department of Transportation

Public Affairs Intern

- Filmed and produced youth focused public service commercial campaigns centered on buckling up, anti-littering, summer law enforcement, and new texting legislation.
- Represented Missouri Department of Transportation at public appearances such as highway safety camps, the Missouri State Fair and Major League Baseball All-Star FanFest.
- Designed and compiled highway safety displays to be used statewide.

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American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU)

Corporate Relations Intern

- Researched, edited, and produced publications and position papers promoting American business in Europe for 2009 European Public Affairs Awards' Trade Association of the year.
- Assisted with planning of conferences and plenary meetings encouraging discussion of issues including transatlantic trade, national security, and international relations.
- Supported operations staff in hosting members of the European Parliament and European Commission along with US Ambassador to the European Union, Kristen Silverberg.
- Designed and created a newsletter for the European Council of American Chamber of Commerce.

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American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU)

Policy and Communications Intern

American Youth Foundation

Facilitator & Adventure Specialist, Camp Miniwanca

MU Alumni Association

Sales Intern

University of Missouri-Columbia

Bachelor of Journalism, Strategic Communication with a minor in Political Science

Penn State University

Master's degree, International Affairs

Penn State University

Master's degree, International Affairs

University of Missouri-Columbia

Bachelor of Journalism, Strategic Communication with a minor in Political Science

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