Resume

KellieAnn Halvorsen
Strategic Communications
Be Creative • Be Bold • Be Inspiring

(801)809-6444
kellieannhalvo@gmail.com
PDF Resume (4/19/18)

Instagram: @halvogirl
Twitter: @kellieannhalvo
http://www.linkedin.com/in/kellieannhalvo

 
EDUCATION
The University of Utah – Salt Lake City, Utah
Bachelors of Science: Strategic Communications
(A blend of marketing, writing, and media creation skills for the modern-multiplatform world)

Dec. 2016
GPA: 3.95

Salt Lake Community College – Salt Lake City, Utah
Associate of Science: Mass Communications Technology

May 2015
GPA: 3.87

Highlighted Coursework
  • Writing for Strategic Communication
  • Marketing, Branding, & Rhetoric
  • Media Creation/Management
  • Public Relations Internship: 2016
  • Social Media Tools & Strategy
  • Mass Communication Law
  • Editing: writing, media, & digital
  • Quantitative Research
  • Website design
  • Visual design
  • Film Production
  • Photography
RELATED EXPERIENCE
Mills Publishing Inc. – Salt Lake City, Utah
Publishing, Sales, and Administrative Assistant
June 2017-Present
  • Provides administrative support to the president, sales team, & art department; prepares agendas/notes/reports/documents, maintains a deadline-heavy calendar, assists with editing/layouts, and general office tasks. Enables coordination between the teams for a smoother publication process.
  • Correspondence with clients/public physically and digitally through sales letters, advertising proposals, e-mails, phone calls, social media/marketing posts, and more. Cultivating a relationship with clients and the public.
  • Markets advertising opportunities and publications through targeted content creation; writing copy, creating/managing custom/branded email campaigns/lists. Helping digitize and modernize the company’s communication practices.
 
Riverton Arts Council – Riverton, Utah
Communications and Public Relations Volunteer/Intern

Sept. 2011-March 2017

  • Designed/dispersed communications, marketing, publicity, PR, and originating website designer/manager. Including digital/ social media/customer correspondences, external/internal copy, and print materials for several large-scale productions a year, city events, and various special events and programs. Facilitated communications between all parties, increasing audience base and allowing for more successful productions.
  • Physically represented the RAC at events and programs throughout the year, including ticket sales and audience liaison. Planned and managed RAC booths at fairs and events; coordinating volunteers, activities, and materials to help establish and promote the arts in the community.
Strategic Communications Specialist – Riverton, Utah
Freelance/Self-Employed

Sept. 2015-Present

  • Communication advice/training, design, content creation and implementation for small business clients and individuals. Helping artists create materials and learn the skills to promote their passions.
HalvoMassage – Riverton, Utah
Private Practice Massage Therapist

March 2006-Present

  • Owns, markets, and manages private massage practice. Designed Website, logo, print materials, etc.
PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
  • Creative and business software: Microsoft Word Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Dropbox, Google
  • Publishing and proposal software: Magazine Manager, ACT!, InDesign, Photoshop
  • Writing/editing/visual design:  Associated Press, journalistic, marketing, internal/external communications
  • Website design and management: HTML and CSS coding, WordPress, homestead, 1&1
  • Social media campaign management: HootSuite, MailChimp, built-in social media publishing tools
  • Quantitative/qualitative research: Qualtrics, SurveyMonkey, social media tools/insights
  • Publishing: print/books, digital/online, magazines/trade journals, programs/playbills, and more.
  • Videography and Photography, Film, Audio, and Theatrical Production
ACHIEVEMENTS AND VOLUNTEERING
  • “Annie,” Assistant Director, Riverton Arts Council
Spring 2017
  • “Look Up!” Student Documentary, Producer, Salt Lake Community College
Spring 2015
  • “Into the Woods,” Assistant Director, Riverton Arts Council
Summer 2014
  • “Ellie the Drama Princess: A Child’s Introduction to the Theater Process,” self-published
Summer 2013
  • Folio,” Several short stories and prose, Salt Lake Community College
2010-2013

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