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Sara Francis

Sara Francis

Portland, OR

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Columbia Sportswear

Public Relations Specialist (contract, temporary)

Conduct media relations, product placement and seeding in top-tier publications, broadcast and online media outlets.
Develop strategies and tactics to build a seasonal campaign focused on the broadcast media launch of a new product line.
Research, compare, and recommend agencies for assistance in construction and execution of events and campaigns.
Direct the design, production, and fulfillment of editorial product mailer used to introduce trade and consumer magazines to the upcoming season’s product.
Draft proposal for creation and curation of a Pinterest page to integrate with other social media efforts currently in place.
Monitor, disseminate, and archive significant coverage of technology and products to Public Relations team and executives.
Work with executives on media events, promotions and interviews.

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Chris Gorsek for State Representative District 49

Campaign Manager

Creation and curation of campaign's Facebook and Twitter accounts, establish Google Voice number for campaign
Craft applicable and accurate answers to questionnaires received by candidate
Manage budgeting and fundraising information
Organize canvassing events for candidate and volunteers
Create Campaign Plan
Track and publicize endorsements for candidate
Manage calendar of community events
Coordinate with media consultants as provided by the state party
Produce creative material (mastheads, stationary, logo design)

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Libraries YES Campaign- Multnomah County Libraries

Campaign Manager

Function as liaison between invested parties: Friends of the Library, Library Foundation, campaign board
Create documents to assist in the gathering of volunteers, create calling schedule,
Updating literature from previous campaigns to reflect the current status of the ballot measure
Contact and collect endorsements from key persons in the city to include in the voters pamphlets
Produce creative material (mastheads, stationary, logo design)

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CMPR

Intern

Charged with growing twitter account audience for agency and client promotion
Research media outlets compatible with event audience
Track media exposure for clients
Recruit local vendors for charity event to benefit Jamie Foxx Foundation. All confirm vendor donated product and time for event
On site event coordination for celebrity and athlete charitable events.

Career

Los Angeles Kings

Community Relations Intern

Create presentation for the NHL describing the Los Angeles Kings’ fundraising efforts for Hockey Fights Cancer
Assist in the planning process for Tip-A-King, an annual fan event that raises funds for the Los Angeles Children’s Hospital
Maintain a charitable donations database, tracking all memorabilia donations to organizations, charities, and other sports teams
Correspond with community members regarding donation requests, charitable events, and appearance requests.
Design and direct the Los Angeles Kings suite for the LA Galaxy’s Treats-n-Suites event.

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University of Southern California

Masters, Strategic Public Relations

Ball State University

BS, History, Political Science