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									                                                     Shauna L. Gallagher
                                          215.828.9513     shaunalynngallagher@gmail.com
Current Address:                                                                                                Permanent Address:
113 Seville St.                                                                                                426 Pheasant Run
Philadelphia, PA 19127                                                                                         Feasterville, PA 19053

EDUCATION       Bachelor of Arts, May 2009
                Temple University- Philadelphia, PA
                Focus: Public Relations     Minor: General Business         Academic GPA: 3.5

                PRSSA Temple University Chapter May 2007 –May 2009
                Vice President Philadelphia, PA – Assisted president in all matters, encouraged and participated in numerous
                fundraising events, networked with PR professionals & established and ran PR committee within the organization
                which did PR for clubs on campus, such as Student Government.

                National Society of Collegiate Scholars January 2007 –May 2009
                Member Philadelphia, PA –Honors organization: Contributed to community relations through volunteerism.

                Lamba Pi Eta February 2007 –May 2009
                Member Philadelphia, PA –Communication students’ honors organization: Networked with students and faculty.

SKILLS
                    Team leadership: Vice President of PRSSA T.U. Chapter and LSAA Cheerleading Coach
                    Excellent writing and analytical skills paired with creative outlook
                    Strong initiative: Executed self-directed projects from beginning to end in internships
                    Exceptional interpersonal skills: Experienced in customer relations
                    Motivated and capable of picking up quick on-the-job learning
                    Organizational skills: Excellent at multi-tasking, identifying problems & finding the most efficient solutions.
                    Strong computer skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office programs & adept at navigating databases such as
                     LexisNexis & Cision.

WORK EXPERIENCE

                Derek’s Restaurant
                Server, Philadelphia, PA August 2008 –present
                Currently working on improving interpersonal skills and sales strategies while I search to attain full-time employment
                in the field of PR and communications.

                Braithwaite Communications
                Public Relations Intern, Philadelphia, PA September 2008 –December 2008
                       Created and presented entire “pop-up” agency program, which would allow college students to take on their
                        own clients while overseen by Braithwaite employees.
                       Produced in-depth media lists and pulled clips for several different clients.
                       Assisted in the creation of the “intern Report”, which was a weekly newsletter passed out within Braithwaite
                        to ensure a constant stream of communication between employees.
                       Led the blog committee, in which I edited employees’ blogs and placed them on BlogSpot.

                Comcast Spectacor
                Marketing Intern, Philadelphia, PA January 2008 –May 2008
                       Single-handedly handled Junior Wings Club: Sent out merchandise, tickets & birthday presents from the
                        players to members.
                       Portrayed strong organizational skills while preparing for game day operations: preparing media booth,
                        collecting and placing materials needed for halftime activities, and handling Red Status members’ needs.
                       Created press releases and flyers for events, such as Philadelphia Wing Dancers’ tryouts.

                American Cancer Society
                Public Relations Intern, Philadelphia, PA August 2007 –December 2007
                       Interviewed cancer survivor and wrote an article that was placed in the Metro pull-out for Breast Cancer
                        Month in October 2007.
                       Honed writing skills by writing innumerable press releases, media alerts, public service announcements, etc.
                       Expanded personal networks and social connections in the non-profit industry.

                Holy Redeemer Health System
                Volunteer in Alzheimer Unit and Child Care, Meadowbrook, PA June 2003 –March 2005
                       Assisted Activities Coordinator in Alzheimer Unit with games and varying activities.
                       Assisted teachers in Child Care with all of the day-to-day activities
                       Developed strong, meaningful relationships with Alzheimer patients, children in Child Care and employees in
                        both units.

								
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