Professional Experience

 
 

An Internship of Stories

Character Performer, Walt disney world resort

Aug. 2016 - Jan. 2017

That’s what we storytellers do. We restore order with imagination. We instill hope again and again.
— Walt Disney
  • Maintained character integrity through attention to detail and extraordinary interactions

  • Exceeded company efficiency standards while ensuring quality of performance

  • Communicated courteously with international guests and coworkers 

  • Honored for work ethic through Disney’s Four Keys recognition system

  • Provided guest flow and logistics support as a greeter and convention guide

  • Studied company strategy in Disney Corporate Communications course

  • Received “The Innovator” Award in Disney Creativity and Innovation course


Nationwide is a Fortune 100 company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio

Nationwide is a Fortune 100 company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio

Corporate communications intern, nationwide

Mar. 2018 - present

  • Developed written and verbal communications for internal and external audiences

  • Helped plan and execute an all-company meeting for over 33,000 associates

  • Curated talent messaging to support company sponsorship of NFL Super Bowl LIII

  • Problem-solved by creating time-efficient solutions to basic tasks

  • Wrote social media posts for executives to align with business strategy

  • Presented “brown bag” discussion of internal video metrics and best practices


The Otterbein Office of Marketing and Communication maintains the brand image of the university, assisting in collateral design, content production and crisis communication

The Otterbein Office of Marketing and Communication maintains the brand image of the university, assisting in collateral design, content production and crisis communication

Digital media intern, otterbein university

Jan. 2018 - Apr. 2018

  • Wrote feature stories to share university events and student achievements 

  • Represented the organization through social media takeovers of official channels

  • Participated in brand photo shoots for internal and external media 

  • Multi-tasked writing and social media engagement assignments


customer experience supervisor, lazer kraze family fun centers

Jan. 2017 - March 2018

  • Created and managed social media content for specific target audiences

  • Official brand spokesperson during media appearances and sponsorship events

  • Conducted business through telephone and face-to-face meetings

  • Managed a team of event hosts

  • Orchestrated customer service training

Lazer Kraze Family Fun Centers are a family-owned chain of entertainment venues that specialize in multi-level laser tag attractions

Lazer Kraze Family Fun Centers are a family-owned chain of entertainment venues that specialize in multi-level laser tag attractions


Matt Ryan Mobile DJ Entertainment is Columbus' premiere disc-jockey service, specializing in youth and teen events

Matt Ryan Mobile DJ Entertainment is Columbus' premiere disc-jockey service, specializing in youth and teen events

Event host, matt ryaN mobile dj entertainment

Jun. 2014 - Oct. 2017

  • Hosted corporate and private events in a variety of venues

  • Worked with planners and clients to develop and personalize each project

  • Created event timelines and communicated needs with vendors

  • Managed an event team of technicians and party motivators