Bethany K. Lawson
Public Relations
Location: Bowling Green, KY, USA
University: Murray State University
Major: Public Relations

Bethany K. Lawson

Bethany K. Lawson
1316 N Sunrise Dr | Bowling Green, KY 42101 |xxx-xxx-xxxx | xxx-xxx-xxxx

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
• Effective written and verbal communicator with previous customer service and nonprofit experience
• Critical and creative thinker who proactively solves problems and creates innovative solutions and ideas
• Contemplative and thoughtful listener who is empathetic to others needs
• Friendly, caring and cooperative employee committed to punctuality and working effectively individually or with a team

EDUCATION

Murray State University (MSU), Murray, KY | Bachelor of Science, Public Relations, May 2014
• History Minor
• Public Relations Student Society of America: Aug 2013 – May 2014

EXPERIENCE

Author and Self-taught Visual Artist, Franklin, MA | Painter, Poetry & Fiction Writer; Jan 2015 to present
• Painting with acrylic on traditional canvas, with focus on expressionism; finished 80+ pieces ranging in sizes 8in x 8in to 18in x 24in.
• Self-published, The Mountains Here Are Showing: A Collection of Poems: Gatekeeper Press
• Completed novel manuscript: The Elan of the Heart, and currently writing a second book of poems: As Sweet as the Fruit She Eats

Sobriety Foundation, Salt Lake City, Utah | Volunteer; May 2017
• Created a donation request on behalf of the organization for local financial institutions

South Central Kentucky Kids on the Block, Bowling Green, KY | Puppeteer; Oct 2014 – Jan 2015
• Presented educational programs to children in an academic setting using the form of bunraku puppetry on topics including child abuse and substance abuse prevention, disabilities/health, and personal/educational differences
• Prepared teacher packets for instructors following programs for program evaluations and classroom use
• Assisted in preparation of fundraisers including creating mailing labels, spreadsheets and networking

Holiday Inn University Plaza Hotel, Bowling Green, KY | Room Attendant; July 2014 – Oct 2014
• Cleaned guest rooms following departure and stay over nights
• Reported all maintenance issues
• Maintained a friendly and hospitable environment

Wal-Mart, Russellville, KY | Cashier; May 2013 – Aug 2013
• Communicated with diverse customer base to provide positive customer service
• Entrusted to manage financial transactions (cash, credit, and check)
• Resolved customer and technical problems

Dairy Queen Restaurant, Central City, KY | Frontline Assistant; May 2012 – July 2012
• Listened actively to customers to ensure accurate orders were filled
• Collaborated with a team of 5-10 to meet customer needs in a fast-paced environment
• Evaluated inventory and restocked items as needed
• Provided a positive attitude to build a friendly environment

Subway Restaurant, Morgantown, KY | Sandwich Artist; June 2009 – Aug 2010
• Trained to provide a positive customer experience
• Entrusted to close store at nights
• Assisted with catering, maintained call-in orders, ensured all safety and position requirements
Bethany K. Lawson
1316 N Sunrise Dr | Bowling Green, KY 42101 |xxx-xxx-xxxx | xxx-xxx-xxxx

REFERENCES


Professor Elizabeth Thomas
PR Sequence Head Lecturer/ Social Media Specialist/ PRSSA Advisor
Department of Journalism and Mass Communications
Murray State University
208 Wilson Hall
Murray, KY 42071
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Ms. Ashley Reynolds
Executive Director
South Central Kentucky Kids on the Block
2465 Russellville Road
Bowling Green, KY 42103
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Ms. Liz Freebody
Executive Housekeeper
Holiday Inn University Plaza Hotel
1021 Wilkinson Trace
Bowling Green, KY 42103
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PERSONAL

Julia Rein
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Tiffany Oliver
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Katelyn Fugate
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Public relations, customer service, non-profit, writing, office, creative development