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Location: Fairfax, United States

Twitter: @laurencafferty

Date Certified: 01 Apr 2012

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Lauren Cafferty

Having been called a “driven individual”, “compelling communicator” (written, verbal and Web), “team player”, “historically smart” and someone who repeatedly shows “great judgment”. I feel these are some of the most important attributes a Social Media and Marketing professional should have. 

Education Status

George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

Bachelor of Arts, Communication- Public Relations with minor in Nonprofit Studies GPA: 3.3

Expected May 2012

What I Have Learned

Mason Cru

Fairfax, VA

Intern- Event Planner

September 2011 - November 2011

- Prepared training and fund raising orientation package

- Coached team leaders for annual fundraising event

- Led orientation of 1,000 volunteers

- Raised record $25,000 for the event

Mason Cru

Fairfax, VA

Intern- Fundraising

January 2011 - April 2011

- Assisted planning for dinner fundraising program

- Coordinated and co-managed all details of event

- Raised over $40,000 for Mason Cru

Mason Cru

Fairfax, VA

Intern- Event Planning

September 2010 - December 2010

- Headed fundraising initiative for international fundraiser

- Conducted orientation, learning for volunteers

- Served as co-motivator-in-chief for 1,100 volunteers

- Raised $30,000

Great American Restaurants - Coastal Flats

Fairfax, VA

Head of Hospitality

May 2010 - June 2011


- Responsible for ensuring restaurant-wide exceptional customer experience
- Team leader interacting and engaging wide range of ages, backgrounds and education

- Assist restaurant manager make certain of creating professional environment and high commitment to customer

SKILLS

Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel as well as Macintosh computers
Well versed in Adobe's editing software: Final Cut Pro

Skillful in Social Media outlets and blogs: Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Wordpress, etc.

Hootsuite Certified Professional

HONORS/ACTIVITIES

Deans list- Fall 2008
Mason Cru
Underwater Hockey (Forward)
Women’s rowing (Novice)

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