Skills

 

Adobe Creative Suite: Audition, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere | Advertising | Analytical Skills | Audio Visual (A/V) | CMS | Collaborative | Communication Skills | Creative | Digital Media | Event Planning | Google Suite | iWork: Keynote, Pages, Numbers | Mac OSX | Media Relations | Microsoft (MS) Office: Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, Teams, Windows, Word | Narration/Voice Over | Newsletter Creation | Outreach | Presentation | Project Management | Project Workflow | Problem-Solving | Public Relations | Public Speaking | Research | Reporting | Social Media | Storytelling | Special Events | Strategy | Technical Acumen | Time Management | Writing and Editing

 

Experience

 

Marketing Assistant                                                                                                             March 2019 – Present
Robert Half                                                                                                                                        Concord, CA

  • National listing concierge team support. 

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and Teams, marketing computer software and online applications. 

  • Understanding of office management and marketing principles. 

  • Proof-read and edited PDF documents using Adobe Acrobat. 

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines. 

  • Well-organized with a customer-oriented approach.

Writer | Producer | Content Creator | Narration                                                                     June 2005 – Present

Independent Projects                                                                                           Northern California and Nevada

  • Created audio and video projects including camera operation, video editing, and audio engineering.

  • Wrote content for public service announcements, articles, blogs, and presentations. 

  • Produced peer-to-peer educational video series for local WIC program that resulted in increased area breastfeeding rates from 11% to 60%.

  • Recorded audio as part of a production team for five vacation bible school video series projects.  

 

 

Registration & Shipment Management Coordinator                                          November 2016 – February 2019
Pasha Group                                                                                                                                           Reno, NV

  • Provided excellent customer service and coordination of shipping of vehicles to and from Hawaii.

  • Troubleshooting and resolution of exceptions and escalations.

  • Recognized for high levels (over 100%) of productivity in the department by being highly organized.

  • Maintained accurate, timely, and thorough records in a proprietary database using attention to detail.

  • Ability to adapt, multi-task, meet deadlines, and prioritize in a fast-paced environment

 

Human Services Specialist III                                                                               September 2005 – March 2015

Lyon County Human Services                                                                                                             Fernley, NV

  • Provided public relations activities including producing content for presentations, PSAs, fundraising, press releases, media coverage, monthly event calendars, brochures, flyers, and other marketing materials. 

  • Event planning and volunteer management for community health, safety, and public awareness activities.

  • Assisted in drafting RFPs including compiling data, conducting research, and copywriting.

  • Built and developed strong partnerships with internal and external stakeholders and vendors.

  • Supported individuals and families by providing support, problem-solving, and resources.

  • Strategic planning and implementation of five and ten-year business development plan for the department as a member of the initial steering committee. Provided progress to the team via internal communications.

Education

 

Full Sail University, Online Program                                                                       January 2016 –   August 2018

Bachelor of Science Media Communications                                                                                Winter Park, FL

 

Los Medanos College                                                                                                                                     1997

Certificate of Achievement Music Recording Arts                                                                             Pittsburg, CA

 

Volunteer Activities

 

Video Director | Audio Engineer | Camera Operator | Video Editor                                 March 2016 – July 2018

Journey Community Church                                                                                                                Fernley, NV

  • Produced and Directed video projects featuring various ministries. 

  • Operated cameras and edited video.

  • Engineered audio for church worship band at the facility and at outreach events.

 

 

Parent Advisory Council | Parent Chaperone                                                          September 2014 – May 2017

Upward Bound, University of Nevada                                                                                                     Reno, NV

  • Planned activities for college prep students. 

  • Chaperoned transportation to Upward Bound College Prep Saturday Sessions. 

  • Participated in training sessions.

 

 

Mentor and Coach                                                                                                          August 2015 – May 2016

Upward Bound, University of Nevada                                                                                                     Reno, NV

  • Instrumental in developing a relationship with Fernley STEM Council to become umbrella 501(c). 

  • Assisted students with fundraising activities. 

  • Contacted professionals to present to students in areas of engineering and coding. 

  • Provided transportation of completed robot and tools to competition site in Las Vegas.

 

"During this assignment, she jumped in with both feet and was a huge asset to our team immediately.  Food drive coordination requires an individual who is extremely organized, detail-oriented, an excellent communicator, and very adept at customer service.  Carlyn was all of this and more."

 

Jocelyn Lantrip, Director of Marketing & Communications, Food Bank of Northern Nevada, jlantrip@fbnn.org

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