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Natalie Parker Resume

Published on: Mar 3, 2016

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  • 1. NATALIE (913) 314-4621 Technology & Skills Proficient in AP Style, copyediting Editing Programs and Technology Experience with Adobe Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator Experience using Google Analytics to determine website reach Proficiency using Wordpress to integrate print stories to the online medium; embed code Comprehensive knowledge of VoteBuilder, Microsoft Office Experience with Stata, R, and Microsoft Excel to analyze broad data sets Languages Proficient in French Honors Education William Allen White School of Journalism, The University of Kansas Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Minor in Global and International Studies | December 2014 Professional Experience Leadership Roles Certifications Certified in Service Learning Press Intern, Center for American Progress, June – Aug. 2013 Drafted news releases and advisories for CAP’s website and assisted with events Designed materials for use during media trainings for high-level policy experts Prepared policy experts for television and radio bookings (MSNBC,CNN, etc.) PR Coordinator, KU Alternative Breaks, May 2013 – Dec. 2014 Coordinated print and digital advertisements and maintain the program website Organized press packets to be given to news outlets and curate press mentions Communications Intern, Paul Davis for Governor, Oct. 2013 – Nov. 2014 Compose sample letters-to-the-editor on policy topics of concern to the gubernatorial campaign Coordinate social media outreach, assist with travel and event planning Compile a daily report of local, state and national news clips, which was distributed to 250 high- level officials in the Kansas government. KU Women of Distinction University Honors Program Kappa Tau Alpha Journalism Honor Society Torch Chapter, Mortar Board Honor Society Tau Chaper, Lambda Sigma Honor Society Kenneth L. Stoner Chapter, National Residence Hall Honorary Received five merit-based scholarships Journalism Student Ambassadors Program Fels Institute Graduate Student Ambassador University of Kansas Mount Oread Scholar Kansas Honors Scholar Girl Scout Gold Award KU LeaderShape Institute Press Intern, U.S. Department of State, June – Aug. 2014 Assisted program officers at the Washington Foreign Press Center with the execution of programs, including briefings, roundtables and reporting tours Provided research, planning and logistical support for a foreign reporting tour to San Francisco, which resulted in over 30 publications in European news outlets Clearance S2 security clearance, exp. April 2017 Communications Director, The Future Majority, Nov. 2013 – May 2015 Publicized events with high-level Kansas officials, placed media clips in campus and local newspapers and facilitate GOTV efforts in conjuntion with the outreach and programming directors Fels Institute of Government, The University of Pennsylvania Master of Public Administration | May 2017 Assisted with outreach to over 4,000 higher education professionals across Kansas and Missouri Research Assistant, American Association of University Professors, Spring 2015 Junior Associate, Social Driver, Jan. – Aug. 2015 Legislative Intern, Kansas Legislature, Jan. – May 2015 Researched current policies and legal statutes for State Representative Stephanie Clayton (R-19th) Monitored the Judiciary, Education and Appropriations Committees Assist the business development team meet or exceed quarterly sales goals Establish outreach lists for organizations involved with healthcare or education advocacy initiatives Craft outreach efforts for high-profile companies and strengthen relationships with current clients Representative, UPenn Student Government, Aug. 2015 – present Serve on the Student Financial Services Committee, the entity that advises all financial services at the University of Pennsylvania Represent the Fels Institute of Government to the Graduate Student Government of the School of Arts and Sciences and serve on the Public Affairs committee Career Development Fellow, Fels Institute of Government, Sept. 2015 – present Facilitate career development and professionalism events, including Career Month and career days in Washington D.C. and New York City Organize individual visits for 60 students to 18 organizations in DC including the World Bank, the White House and the Departments of Labor, Justice and Commerce. IT Performance Intern, City of Philadelphia, Jan. 2016 – present Develop and manage reporting requirements and analytical output for 30 city projects Assist in program creation, including identifying key performance indicators (KPIs) and working with subject matter experts to calculate, set targets, and report out on KPIs Support program administration, including monitoring performance and preparing communication Finalist, Penn Public Policy Challenge, Oct. 2015 – Feb. 2016 Developed an innovative approach to combatting Philadelphia’s recidivism crisis, which is in the process of being implemented in the city

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