Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Resume - Thelma M Dreyer


English Teaching Assistant, French Ministry of Education
10/2006 - 07/2007
· Prepared and executed non-traditional ESL lesson plans and activities
· Developed presentation collateral to inform French education students of Hawaii’s educational system

Account Coordinator, Stryker, Weiner and Yokota Public Relations
05/2006 - 09/2006

· Wrote and edited press releases, media advisories, pitch letters and newsletter articles
· Developed strong relationships with local, national and travel journalists
· Assisted with the coordination of client broadcasting spots
· Gathered detailed information for supervisors to draft public relations collateral
· Fielded media calls, monitored press coverage and pitched story ideas to media
· Assisted with the coordination of client sponsored events such as local political forums, community career development programs, and community safety awareness events
· Assisted the corporate team with client crisis management and media training

Corporate and Marketing Intern, Communications Pacific
02/09/04 - 05/08/04

· Drafted news releases, calendar listings and media advisories
· Maintained and updated media and press contact lists

Sports Media Assistant Intern, University of Hawaii at Manoa Sports Media Relations Office
08/26/03 - 12/20/03

· Wrote biographies and updated player statistics media guides and website
· Prepared and organized clipping binders
· Edited and distributed press releases and media guides

Sports Media Intern, Snickers Hawaii US Youth Soccer/Octagon, 2003 Far West Regional Championships
06/22/03 - 06/28/03
· Directed local media to relevant games
· Monitored press coverage for the US Youth Soccer and Snicker brand
· Gathered information, conducted interviews and drafted press releases


University of Hawaii at Manoa, 12/2005
· B.A. Journalism (emphasis in Public Relations)
· B.A. French


· Public Relations Student Society of America 01/2003 - 05/2004 Secretary 2003
· Pi Delta Phi, National French Honor Society
· Study Abroad Annecy, France 2003


· Proficient in all Microsoft programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
· Basic knowledge of HTML codes and web-page design programs, including FrontPage and Dreamweaver
· Able to build targeted media lists using FileMaker Pro