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ADAM'S CAREER PORTFOLIO

Have a look at my Professional Portfolio to learn how I can help you and reach out with any questions.

 

PAST WORK

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GOLF COACHES ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

Director of Communications (October 2021 -)

Writing and distributing media releases; content management of social media and website accounts for the Association and multiple partnering entities; coordinating information flow to the media and media relations, both domestically and internationally, for the Arnold Palmer Cup. Serving as a staff liaison to select award and scholarship committees and being responsible for administering award design, distribution, and invoicing. Additional duties include assisting with the annual membership drive; assisting with operations during the annual National Convention; and assisting with association projects as directed by the CEO or National Advisory Board.

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MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

Spartan Ticket Office Intern (August 2021 - October 2021)

Used Paciolan computer software to assist with order entry and customer inquiries regarding ticket and donation accounts. Assisted with counter and phone sales for all ticketed athletic events using Paciolan software. Became familiar with day to day operations of a Division I athletic ticket office, donor-based priority seating, NCAA/Big Ten Conference regulations, and general accounting principles associated with collegiate athletics. Daily reconciliation of voided tickets. Monthly inventory of revenue and supplies. Assisted with ticket-related functions for all home football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, hockey and cross country events, including sales, will call, player guest, recruit, and VIP ticket distribution. Assisted supervising select events and completed all related reporting.

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PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST

Social Media & Marketing Graduate Assistant (August 2020 - May 2021)

Improved social media following and engagement by over 10 percent with the College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences by creating over 450 posts and campaigns for content and marketing purposes via software such as Canva, Buffer, Hootsuite, GIPHY and MailChimp. Assisted with digital marketing strategy and initiatives to promote brand building, audience retention, engagement, reputation and revenue-focused activities.

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PURDUE UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST

Sports Information & Marketing Graduate Assistant (August 2019 - July 2020)

Gained working experience with SIDEARM Sports, NCAA LiveStats, PrestoSports, BlueFrame Production Truck, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere Pro, iMovie and more products. Was an information liaison between PNW Athletics and external media channels, including serving as an in-game photographer, videographer and livestream director at home events. Recorded, managed and distributed statistics for home athletic events.

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MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

Athletic Communications Student Assistant (June 2017 - May 2019)

Used Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and SIDEARM Sports to edit rosters, statistics, photos and athlete bios for the department's social media, media guides and other department publications. Played integral roles during postgame press conferences, including as a main quote transcriber.

 

EDUCATION

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PURDUE UNIVERSITY

Master of Arts in Communication (August 2019 - May 2021)

Completed continuing education in Social Media, Organizational Leadership Skills, Marketing, Human Resources and more. 3.75 GPA.

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MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism (August 2015 - May 2019)

Minor in Sports Journalism. Dean’s List Honoree in Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017 and Spring 2016.

 

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