ELIZABETH KIRKHORN

FULL-TIME STUDENT, EMPLOYEE, AND CREATOR

CONTACT INFORMATION

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(703) 819-7409

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235 W 63rd St. Apt. #5A

New York, NY 10023

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Master of Fine Arts in Writing

The New School | 2019 - May 2021 | GPA: 4.0

Bachelor of Arts, Majors in Strategic Communications and English, Minor in Leadership Studies

Elon University | 2015 - 2019 | Graduated Cum Laude

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Seo & Google Analytics

Social Media Curation

Copywriting

Graphic Design

Marketing

Brand Strategy

Blogging

Website Management

HTML, CSS

Adobe Creative Suite

Hootsuite

MailChimp

CAREER SUMMARY

Copyeditor

CreativeDrive | New York, NY | 2019 - Present

- Developed concise and appealing copy used for creative materials such as magazines, menus, maps, and advertisements for clients like Hilton, Philosophy, Girl Scouts, and more

- Honed grammar skills and attention to detail while overseeing proofreading processes from conception to client review

Public Relations Fellow

Allison + Partners | Washington, D.C. | Summer 2019

-Drafted blog posts and external communications materials for global clients including Samsung, Deloitte, and American Airlines

- Proofread and provided editorial guidance on talking point clients reference when addressing the media.

HONORS

External Marketing Intern

Simple Kneads | Burlington, NC | Spring 2019

- Managed all written communications between Simple Kneads and customer base through email marketing, website messaging, blogging, and social media

- Analyzed customer data using Glew, Wordpress, and Excel to strategically target potential markets. 

Public Relations Intern

MSLGROUP | Washington, D.C. | Summer 2018

Superlative Winner for Creativity - Ketchum MINDFIRE Challenge

Sigma Tau Delta - English Honor Society

Lambda Pi Eta - Communications Honor Society

Dean's List, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2018, Fall 2018

President's List, Fall 2017, Spring 2019

- Wrote, published, and monitored cross-channel social media for clients such as Scholastic, Nutella, UPS, and more

- Mastered advertising tools to run and assess digital campaigns

- Used platform Julius to plan and pitch influencer marketing campaigns

Marketing and Communications Team Lead

Elon Information Technology | Elon, NC | December 2016 - March 2019

- Implemented marketing campaigns using social media, email marketing, and event planning

- Wrote long and short-form promotional features for publication on Elon's website, the department blog, and across social channels

- Oversaw team of student bloggers; proofread and prepared their work for publication

LEADERSHIPS

Colonnades Literary Journal - Nonfiction Editor

National Student Advertising Competition - Creative Director

 

 Elonthon - Corporate Captain

London Leadership Team - Member

Tri Delta - Academics Chair

Strategic Communications Consultant

Hactar.is | London, England | Fall 2017

- Worked on digital branding campaigns for Hactar's key clients

- Participated in website creation through front-end design and copywriting

- Increased Hactar's Twitter engagement by 55% while employed

Brand Licensing Intern

PBS KIDS | Washington, D.C. | Summers 2016 + 2017

- Contributed greatly to marketing of PBS KIDS branded products

- Crafted digital content to raise awareness for PBS products across social media platforms as well as the PBS KIDS Parents website

- Wrote copy to be included in product packaging and instructions