Keri Ann Flaccomio

Paramus, NJ 07652

kflaccomio@gmail.com

Full address and phone available upon request

 Profile
 

Conscientious, detail-oriented individual seeking to apply strong written, editorial and interpersonal skills in the nonprofit sector.

 

Experience demonstrates organization, respect for deadlines, willingness to learn and expand skillset while taking on challenges, commitment to building a positive work environment, the ability to work both independently and in teams, and a passion for community support.

 

Specialties include non-fiction writing and editing, copy editing, speech writing, news and press materials, online and social media, interpersonal communication, fundraising, patient support and advocacy.

 Professional Experience
 

 Skills

Raiser's Edge

Constant Contact

Mac & PC platforms

Microsoft Office

Track Changes

Social Media

Basic HTML

AP Style

Photoshop

Garageband
iMovie
Windows Movie Maker

2010 - present

2010 - present

 Basic Knowledge

Undergraduate
   BA in Communication Arts: Journalism | Minor in Psychology 5/2011
   Cumulative GPA: 3.9/4.0 | Graduated summa cum laude with College Honors

      Dean's List, Presidential Scholarship

      Award for Outstanding Achievement in Communication Arts: Journalism
      Ramapo College Leadership Award, Outstanding Student Service Award
      Lambda Pi Eta Communication Studies Honor Society
Post-Baccalaureate
   Certification in Business Essentials, Anisfield School of Business – AACSB Accredited 5/2012

   Cumulative GPA: 4.0/4.0 | Completion of 16 credit hours, two personal effectiveness seminars

Ramapo College of New Jersey

 Education
 

Click above for current résumé in PDF

Address and phone available upon request for privacy protection

Cision

Publicity Assistant
Qualtrics
QuarkXPress
 

Promotions Writing

Creative Advertising & PR
Writing for Publication

Marketing Principles & Practices
Newswriting
Copy Editing

Fundamentals of Interactive Media

Effective Speaking

Persuasion Theory & Practice

Media and Persuasion

Media Issues and Ethics

Producing the Newspaper

Reporting & Writing: Online Media

News Reporting: Broadcast Media

Producing Radio Docs & Podcasts

 

• Drafted and edited official documents to facilitate conversations on post-testing opportunities
• Produced and copyedited web and presentation material under the direction of Student Success
• Sustained strong public relations while determining, scheduling and proctoring appropriate testing
• Maintained student records and entered test results in the College Data Management system

Testing Center, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Testing Assistant​

8/2013-12/2013; 1/2013-3/2013

 Relevant Courses

Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center, Mount Sinai Hospital
Development Coordinator (promoted from Development Assistant)

10/2014-Present

• Coordinate annual Breakfast of Legends in absence of Development Director
• Draft, finalize 1½-hr Breakfast program, speeches for patients, moderators, Mount Sinai VIPs
• Guide 15 New York City Marathon runners as Charity Manager for Run For Teens team
• Aid website launch, creation of development/marketing donor kit, assisting in writing, editing
• Maintain donor relationships, manage acknowledgments and data entry in Raiser’s Edge, Access
• Personalize correspondence for major gifts and pledges, prepare letters for MSAHC Director
• Steer direct mailings/digital mailings in Constant Contact to support special events, appeals
• Serve as liaison for Advisory Board, organizing meetings, minutes and development reports

• Composed and updated press releases, pitch letters, galley letters, ePostcards and flyers
• Generated contact lists and maintained media databases using Cision and Publicity Assistant
• Researched print and online media for publicity opportunities
• Organized galley mailings, packaged review copy requests and performed administrative duties

Center for Academic Advisement and First-Year Experience,
Ramapo College of New Jersey

Peer Advisor​

5/2009-5/2012

Basic Books | Nation Books, The Perseus Books Group​
Publicity Intern
9/2011-12/2011

• Wrote, edited web content, 15 issues of the Parent/Family Focus newsletter in Constant Contact
• Collaborated with staff to plan and manage events facilitating student and family transitions
• Co-presented to crowds of up to 300, managed 10-20 students daily during orientations
• Publicized CAAFYE resources to assist with program/course selection, drive student achievement

• Attended community events and press conferences
• Conducted interviews with public figures, including the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.)
• Reported and wrote 16 news stories on deadline for the Passaic edition, consulted with editors
• Developed story packages in conjunction with other staff writers and photographers

The Record and Herald News, North Jersey Media Group
News Intern
6/2010-8/2010

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America - New Jersey Chapter
Team Challenge Intern

7/2013-9/2013

• Supported marketing and PR initiatives for national signature events, patient/professional services
• Secured radio airtime for PSAs, news coverage for press releases, locations for tabling events
• Created mailing incentives for team alumni, medical practitioners and local businesses
• Promoted the Foundation's mission using knowledge of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis

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