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Location: Hempstead, NY, USA
School: Hofstra University
Major: Public Relations


Lauren Paquet
------------ | ------------ 30 Cameron Ave, Hempstead, NY 11550
Hofstra University, ​Hempstead, NY Lawrence Herbert School of Communication
● Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations, Minor: Dance
● GPA: 3.52 | Dean’s List Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020
Club Pilates, ​East Meadow, NY - ​Sales Associate
Expected May 2021
​ Jan. 2020 - Present ● Act as a representative and liaison to increase sales and promote brand of pilates studio
● Sell pilates memberships, execute customer service and computer skills
North Shore Animal League America​ ​- ​Public Relations Intern Sept. 2019 - Dec. 2019
● Increased CTR and market reach on social media sites: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn
● Created media lists and drafted press releases
● Conducted various research on relevant products/people through Cision and Google search
● Formulated creative ideas for company events, including the 2019 Annual Gala
Garden City Hotel, ​Garden City, NY - ​Hostess ​June 2019 - Dec. 2019
● Demonstrated phone etiquette and customer service by answering customer questions
● Assisted in different departments of the hotel; i.e. making photocopies, directing guests/giving
information about hotel events, making menus for private events
TJ Maxx,​ Carle Place, NY | Biddeford & South Portland, ME - ​Sales Associate​ ​ ​June 2016 - Sept. 2019
● Sold credit cards, worked at the cash register, stocked shelves, organized the store
Hofstra University Dance Marathon - ​Executive Board Member ​ March 2020 - Present
● Elected Publicity and Promotions Chair
● Manage social media sites, Facebook and Instagram, and post weekly; increased profile visits as a
Public Relations Student Society of America - ​Member ● Network with PR professionals at club events
Danceworks Productions - ​Executive Board Member, Choreographer, Dancer​
● Served on the Executive Board as Philanthropy Chair, 2019-2020
● Elected Social Chair on Executive Board, 2020-2021
● Directed club philanthropy events
● Recruit new members through networking and reinforce club brand
● Plan and participate in shows and other events
​Nov. 2018 - Present ​Sept. 2017 - Present
● Social Media Platforms: ​Proficient on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, TikTok, Snapchat
● Tools & Technologies​: Proficient on Mac and PC: Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word), Canva,
Cision, Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, Slides)
● Languages: ​English (advanced), French (intermediate)

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