(315) 221-3504 • •
Communications Intern 3/2014 – 6/2014
Empire State Pride Agenda • New York, NY
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Nathan Nelson Resume

Published on: Mar 3, 2016

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  • 1. NATHAN NELSON, M.P.S. CANDIDATE (315) 221-3504 • • SUMMARY More than 5 years of professional experience operating in austere environments implementing written, visual, and audio communications and marketing. Demonstrated ability to manage programs, represent organizations, and take initiative to enhance productivity and exposure under limited supervision.  Strong adaptive written and verbal communication, public speaking, management, and organization skills  Microsoft Office and basic knowledge of Acrobat Creative Suite and HTML coding  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube social media platforms savvy  Blackbaud Sphere email, Drupal website, and Google Analytics management systems  Exposure to international and diverse cultures through work and living experiences in 5 countries EXPERIENCE Local Program Manager 10/2015 – Present Central Texas College Europe • U.S. Military Installation, Kuwait  Supervise 4 employees to ensure operations are implemented in accordance with military and company policy  Liaise between local employees and Germany headquarters  Monitor staff employees, adjunct faculty, and tutors work hours and provide performance reviews  Maintain financial data and analyze local monthly budget to request funding from government official  Provided and increase in amount of classes by approximately 45%  Manage, interview, hire, and train adjunct faculty instructing college level courses Adjunct Faculty in Functional Academic Skills Training 4/2015 – 12/2015 Central Texas College Europe • U.S. Military Installation, Kuwait  Instructed class size of 20 in English grammar, reading, and mathematics to increase students’ military tests scores  Delivered a 24% average score increase from students’ preliminary report upon completing a 4-week class  Developed a tailored curriculum based on student assessments to lead group lectures and tutor individual study forums Counselor Aide 8/2014 – 9/2015 Central Texas College Europe • U.S. Military Installation, Kuwait  Counsel service members on education and career objectives in order to reach post-secondary graduation  Increased new service members attending college for the first time on an average of 100 per month  Design the premier bi-monthly external newsletter discussing collegiate news to reach up to 6,000 local recipients  Produce the bi-monthly internal newsletter that provides departmental news to employees across 5 countries  Created the local education center’s premier Facebook profile after assessing a need to target a broader audience
  • 2. NATHAN NELSON, M.P.S. CANDIDATE Communications Intern 3/2014 – 6/2014 Empire State Pride Agenda • New York, NY  Narrated a political education video to compel New Yorkers to lobby legislatures to change state laws  Composed website blogs on civil rights issues effecting New Yorkers to motivate donors to financially contribute  Performed as primary announcer for a political rally and fundraising events with over 150 supporters attending  Assisted with media advisories and press releases distributed to political reporters on organizational events and issues  Deployed email communications publicizing the organization and promoting political awareness  Published website pages in collaboration with communications director showcasing triumphs and advocated issues  Created the premier communications training and reference manual Field Representative 5/2010 – 12/2013 Central Texas College Europe • U.S. Military Installation, Afghanistan  Managed collegiate programs for U.S. military communities of up to 30,000 in war-zone locations  Increased course offerings by expanding to locations remotely to ensure the most amount of students were reached  Interviewed, hired, trained, and managed adjunct faculty on a rotating basis to instruct face-to-face classes  Assisted students on all collegiate facets to ensure enrollments were met  Composed local newsletters promoting face-to-face classes VOLUNTEER SERVICE  Empire State Pride Agenda • Communications Department – Virtual • New York, NY11/2014 – 3/2015 EDUCATION Candidate for Master of Professional Studies in Strategic Public Relations (12/2016) George Washington University • Washington, DC • Current 3.7 GPA out of 4.0 Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies, Minor in Humanities 8/2012 University of Maryland – University College • Adelphi, MD • 3.06 GPA out of 4.0 AWARDS Recipient of the Employee of the Quarter award in June 2012 and August 2013

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