OBJECTIVE: Seeking a position where I will utilize my ability as a communications professional to convey complex ideas through the use of clear, dynamic language and media, furthering the company mission.


Social Media Coordinator August 2010 — present

Evangelical Child & Family Agency—Wheaton, Illinois

  • Design, launch, and maintain all social media structures, including The ECFA Connection, an agency blog (evancfa.wordpress.com), an agency Facebook page, and an Idealist.org account.
  • Lead Social Media Editorial Committee to innovate digital strategies, consider fund-raising initiatives, and generate fresh ideas for reader engagement.
  • Establish a production calendar that ensures content is accurate, relevant, and strategic.
  • Compose, edit, and publish dynamic content for blog pages, posts, and Facebook. Includes creating graphics, editing photos, and coding with HTML.
  • Collaborate with agency staff to produce program-specific pieces of interest.
  • Track statistics of blog productivity, content management, and search engine optimization.
  • Co-drafted social media policy, committee procedures, social media waivers, and privacy plans.

Clinical Services Support Staff January 2008 — present

Evangelical Child & Family Agency—Wheaton, Illinois

  • Generate copy for quarterly newsletter and agency brochures, draft agency correspondence, edit home study reports, prepare licensing documents, review web copy, and assess web layouts.
  • Revise 45-page procedure manual, detailing step-by-step support functions for 4 clinical programs.
  • Perform bookkeeping duties for Adoption, Counseling, and Post-Legal Adoption programs, which includes generating reports and invoices, maintaining 5 MS Access databases, and processing confidential client files.

Interim Medical Leave Executive Administrative Assistant July 2007 — December 2007

Evangelical Child & Family Agency—Wheaton, Illinois

  • Coordinated and edited agency’s fall newsletter, contributing event-based stories and copy.
  • Assisted Executive Director revise annual report, ensuring timely distribution to high-profile donors.
  • Developed Executive Director’s written communications to staff, board members, and civic leaders.
  • Drafted letters, brochures, and outreach materials distributed to community for philanthropic support.
  • Organized 2 Board of Directors meetings: contacted members, prepared agendas, and composed minutes.


  • Community Spotlight Writer for Summer Lakes Homeowner’s Association. Warrenville, Illinois. 2010.
  • Volunteer Writer/Proofreader at Village Chronicles newspaper. Warrenville, Illinois. 2009.
  • Motivational Interviewing.” Evangelical Child & Family Agency. Wheaton, Illinois. 2010.
  • Freelance Journalism.” The University of Chicago: Graham School. Chicago, Illinois. 2009.
  • Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Annual Conference. Chicago, Illinois. 2009.
  • Service Learning Program in Chennai and Bangalore, India. June—July 2004.


Hope College—Holland, Michigan 2002 — 2007

Bachelor of Arts in English with a Writing Emphasis; Social Work (CSWE)

Graduated Cum Laude

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