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Helen Brito

Helen Brito

Philadelphia, PA, US

 

About 

A highly skilled communication professional who is flexible, resilient, and able to thrive in a dynamic, rapid paced environment. Background includes: strong understanding of web and social media platforms. Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Keynote) with a working knowledge of Cision and other PR tools. Fluent in English and Spanish with basic competency in Italian. 

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Employment 

V&V Management Solutions, Philadelphia, PA, US, Public Relations Coordinator

Developed and administered internal and external communication efforts in support of organization’s strategic plan. Organized, staffed, and supervised internal and external company events and activities. Collaborated with internal departments to align project goals and execution. Managed and updated social media platforms.

•Created and distributed monthly newsletter.
•Increased social media reach by 528% in 28 days.

Jul 2016 - Aug 2016
 

Hispanic Choice Awards, Philadelphia, Media/Public Relations Specialist

Annual celebration aimed to acknowledge Latino professionals in the Philadelphia region.

Pitched event to local and regional markets. Developed and maintained media list and database. Drafted and distributed press releases, media alerts, and external materials. Used Cision software to compile media contact lists.
•Maintained collaborative relationships with print, broadcast, and online media outlets.

May 2016 - Aug 2016
 

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Philadelphia, Guest Services Associate

A for-profit cancer care organization with 4,900+ employees and 5 hospitals.
Administered hospital performance data utilizing CRM software. Collected data to monitor the experience of 100-300 patients per week.
•Created dashboard and report template to measure patient care impact.
•Generated weekly trend reports to measure organization performance and opportunity for growth.

Nov 2012 - Jan 2016
 

Philly Fashion Week, Philadelphia, Philly Fashion Week Hostess

Assisted with arrangements for the successful execution of Philadelphia Fashion Week. Directed guests through red carpet. Assisted designers and backstage crew with models and line-up.
•Provided 200-300 guests and press with a seamless registration experience.

Aug 2015 - Sep 2015
 

U-Bee-Well, Philadelphia, PA, US, Public Relations Intern

Creates lip balms and supports “Save the Bees” initiative.
Created strategic communication plan. Conducted primary and secondary research to review consumer behavior.

•Increased product awareness by 15% in two months as a result of social media marketing.
•Established long-term objectives and developed innovative strategies to achieve management goals.
•Expanded customer base as a result of awareness campaign.

Jan 2014 - May 2014
 

Education 

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, US, BArch, Strategic Communication

I obtained my B.A. in Strategic Communication with a concentration on Public Relations. The curriculum for the program was writing-intensive with a strong focus on rhetoric.

Aug 2012 - May 2014
 

Skills