Idaho State University
Director of Marketing and Communications, College of Business
March 2015 — Present
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“Little things make the difference. Everyone is well prepared in the big things, but only the winners perfect the little things.” Paul "Bear" Bryant
Editor & content strategist for the Dad Matters blog, manage various social media channels, update and maintain various parenting pages using SharePoint, assist in planning and executing our booth presence at national conferences.
Write copy for and monitor our social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, blog), set up new vendors (working closely with our finance team), create and submit purchase orders, utilize Aprimo software to organize ongoing jobs in the department, work with a graphic design team to create the look & feel of various campaigns, distribute images and social media copy to various internal and external channels to promote programs, update and maintain various parenting landing pages using SharePoint, assist in planning our booth presence at conferences, maintain relationships with external partners, assist my manager and director in whatever capacity is needed.
Received incoming customer calls selling personal check products, answered inquiry questions, processed accounts receivable payments, and handled any customer service issues.
Served as Media Liaison, authored press releases, developed and implemented campus visibility campaigns, developed and implemented social media campaigns, led marketing efforts to collect thousands of signatures to protect and preserve Glacier National Park and the North Fork River from drilling and mining and to preserve the existing Montana Renewable Energy Standard.
Researched and developed a social media communications plan and helped the Governmental Affairs and Public Policy division implement and utilize Twitter.
Authored newsletters and press releases, researched and outlined speeches, provided administrative services, served as a Capitol tour guide for constituents and assisted in researching legislation.
Planned and orchestrated recreation events, attended board meetings, coached adult swimming, recruited volunteers, and planned and orchestrated fundraisers that attained revenues of $48,000.
Liaison with constituents, answered phones, digitized Congressional casework, organized database research tools, researched and selected venues for constituent and community events, and provided administrative services.