Kaila Flood

18 Jesse Way Mount Sinai, NY, 11766 ~ 631-681-7860

Public Relations Qualifications and Capabilities

  • Comfortable and confident with public speaking and holding various leadership roles; capable of taking direction and the necessary initiative required to accomplish tasks
  • Proficient with computer processes, including Internet research, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Possess leadership qualities and the ability to delegate in research and group presentation projects

Public Relations Education

Towson University | Towson, Maryland                                                                                                   August 2009-Present 

Bachelor of Mass Communications                                                                                                   anticipated May 2013

Selected Public Relations Courses and Concepts

Public Relations Writing                                                                                                                               Spring 2011

  • Composing, editing and producing media materials for both internal and external audiences
  • Practice writing in AP style and to write effective press releases

Journalism/New Media I and II                                                                                                                   Spring 2010-Fall 2010

  • Advancing skills in new writing, interviewing, reporting and editing required in print, broadcasting, online journalism and emerging new media formats.

Principals of Strategic Public Relations and Integrated Communications                                      Fall 2010

  • Research, theory, techniques: strategy, planning and management of public relations programs. Law, ethics and professionalism are covered.
  • Analyzed and interviewed the job of a public relations professional.

Related Work Experience

The Narrative Group | New York, NY                                                                                                             May – July 2011

PR Intern

  • Wrote press releases on our product FlipOut for their breast cancer promotion and pitch on myself to local newspapers
  • Assisted with the research and setting up for multiple Nicolas Feuillate champagne events and a pamper event.
  • Researched social media in fashion for potential story pitches

Magic Moments Dress Store | Long Island, NY                                                                                         February – August 2009

Sales Representative

  • Refined customer service abilities by working with customers and ensuring satisfaction
  • Helped customers pick out clothing that flattered their shape and complexion
  • Coordinate inventory receipts and assign distribution of new product to floor

Legaspi Associates Insurance Agency | Long Island, NY                                                                       July 2007- August 2009

Executive Assistant

  • Plan events and schedule appointments with clients
  • Developed superior organizational skills by tending to a client-specific file system
  • Answered day-to-day phone calls from clients and assisted them with their concerns

College and Community Activities and Leadership

Member, Towson Cheerleading                                                                                                                  August 2009-Present

  • Captain, run fundraisers, participate and raise money for Pigskin pass for Special Olympics.
  • Appearances on 98 Rock radio station to promote Towson’s cheerleading and football team.

Member, PAWS (Proud Athletes Who Serve)                                                                                        August 2010-Present

  • PAWS is Towson University’s Student Athlete Advisory Council.
  • Plan community involvement, school spirit, and fund raising events.

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