Elena King
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Location: Chicago, IL, USA
School: DePaul University
Field of Study: Journalism

Elena King

Elena King Student


Expertise and Proficiencies
Event logistics and general organization
Empathetic and strategic communication
Social media content creation
Journalistic writing
Phone etiquette
Bilingual (Italian)

Highlighted Experience
Juliet Tan Floral Design ◦ Chicago, IL
Floral Design Assistant, June 2018- December 2018
Responsibility of empathetic listening in important life events (weddings, funerals, etc.) and tailoring the experience as needed for each client
Ability to understand my role in a team, prioritize tasks, follow instructions and deliver on my expected duties in a timely fashion
Maintain constant communication with supervisors, team members, and clients about project progress
Collaborate with team members on designs and layout
Maintain cleanliness and organization of supplies on a continuous basis

Eastern Iowa Community Bond Project ◦ Iowa City, IA
September 2018- December 2018
Social Media Marketer
Passion for keeping the public and vulnerable community members safe and informed
Maintained constant communication with supervisors, key community members, and activists working on various campaigns
Multitasking on various projects according to the campaign and team’s needs
Assisted with outreach for base building
Created compelling content to assist with fundraising efforts with key supporters
Contributed to mass mobilization through dispersal of strategic information to the public

Education
DePaul University, Expected Graduation Date March, 2021.
Journalism, B.A.
Awards: Dean’s List (2016 - present)
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Chicago, IL



Additional Experience
Alejandra Ford ◦ Chicago, IL
Nanny and Household Help ◦ March 2018 – Present
Exhibited empathetic listening and care in response to children’s emotional needs as needed
Prepare healthy meals and snacks for kids
Maintaining communication with parents on their child’s behavior and academic or social needs
Created a base of trust between parents and children to make work experience as safe and comfortable as possible
Provide childcare, including taking kids to doctor appointments and other activities
Maintain cleanliness of house throughout shift

Psychobaby/Joy & Chaos ◦ Chicago, IL
June 2015 – September 2015
Packer and Shipping coordinator
Logistical coordination of orders
Data input and analysis of order production and execution of products
Communicate and coordinate with supervisors and coworkers to effectively finalize products for shipment based on client determined deadline
Self-management in completing tasks according to deadlines
Detail oriented working style


Mercadito Kitchen ◦ Chicago, IL
June 2015 – September 2015
Hostess/Front of House
Welcome and seated guests
Ensure quality customer service with wide range of customers
Open and close restaurant
Clean and prep food assembly stations
Schedule dinner reservations and private events
Address guest requests and complaints

Printing, shipping and packing