Janeen Nichole Smith

jns21@ufl.edu

Objective

To clearly and creatively communicate with all of an organization's audiences with the goals of saving it revenue, preventing crises and creating mutually beneficial relationships.

Education

Jan 1999 to May 2001 University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

  • Bachelor of Science in Public Relations
  • Degree Includes: UF approved research on the Philip Morris Youth Smoking Prevention website including conducting focus groups and surveys and manipulation of data in SPSS; campaign design for Delaware Inland Bays including writing for PSA's, VNR's, press releases, media kit design, extended online research, brochure design, special event planning and a plan for implementation; designing and publishing a 16-page four-color employee magazine for the Home Depot using Pagemaker 6.5; reporting.
  • Minor in Sociology
  • Minor emphasis: minority studies, family structures, criminology.

Experience

Jan 2000 to May 2001, Paradigm Properties, Gainesville, FL

  • Leasing Consultant: solely in charge of leasing for 96 apartment homes, collecting and inputting rent checks in Excel (rent roll), collections, explaining lengthy lease documents, daily interaction with residents and potential residents,creating win-win solutions with a predominantly college student population, community event planning in cooperation with local businesses, marketing and advertisement writing.

May 1999 to Dec 2000, Paradigm Properties, Gainesville, FL

  • Office Assistant: Asst. to Public Relations/Marketing Director, Asst. to Human Resources. Audited Employee Database, customer relations, for 4000 residents and used Pagemaker 6.5 to create community flyers for effective communication.

Computer Skills

Proficient in Mac and PC, formal training in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint; Filemaker, Adobe Photoshop 4.0, Pagemaker 6.5, HTML.

References

Available Upon Request
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