About Me

I am the communications coordinator for St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Parish in Dubuque, Iowa. My work entails managing the parish’s online presence through social media and the parish website. I am also tasked with thinking of new ways to engage people and to encourage them to attend Mass at SJTW. I do graphic design work for the parish which includes graphics for social media, the parish newsletter and Sunday bulletin, and the slides that appear on the screens during weekend Masses.

I am a graduate of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on the strategic communications track. I studied campaign planning in addition to graphic design and logo design.

During college, I did communications and design work with Colleges Against Cancer and Relay For Life of UW-Madison, where I served as Marketing Director. I ran the social media accounts for CAC and designed graphics to help our posts attract more views.

As director, I also led the marketing committee. This required a great deal of organization and planning as I worked to make sure we had an integrated marketing approach and presented a unified and effective message across multiple media.

You can see some of my recent work by going to the “Work Samples” page.

Here is my resumé in PDF format.

About Me

Skills

Writing
Graphic Design
Marketing

Software Skills

WordPress
I have used WordPress to design multiple websites for various purposes including the St. Joseph th...
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Adobe Creative Cloud
I have used the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite to create multiple designs for various platforms. I hav...
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HTML & CSS
I have some experience with coding. I can use Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) to build the stru...
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Microsoft Office
The Microsoft Office Suite is a valuable tool for many businesses. I have fairly extensive experie...
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Mac OS & Windows
Technology and software are key to any business, but especially for strategic communications and...
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Google Drive
Google Drive is a popular way to create files that encourage collaboration. Multiple people can ed...
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Community Service

99
Years with Relay For Life
99
Years with St. Joseph the Worker Parish
99
Years with United Way Blackhawk Region
99
Years with the National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Recent Work

Alpha Program Marketing
Alpha Program Marketing
June 18, 2021

I worked directly with the client to create marketing materials for a new program at St. Joseph the Worker.

Flocknote FAQ Graphics
Flocknote FAQ Graphics
June 12, 2021

I developed these graphics for social media in the week preceding St. Joseph the Worker’s appeal for parishioners to join Flocknote.

Meaningful Mondays
Meaningful Mondays
June 5, 2021

I helped develop a marketing plan and marketing materials for new Monday offerings at St. Joseph the Worker.

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