Elizabeth Schaeffer



Advertising Professional

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I identify as a creative strategist, someone in search of meaningful solutions executed through innovative ideas. A young professional seeking opportunities that will allow me to apply my skills and gain further knowledge in the world of marketing or communications. With my education and my experiences I find myself flexible to working in a variety of industries. 


Communications and Fund Development Intern, International Social Service, USA

September 2018-Present

Assisting in the editing and development of organization’s website using WordPress, creating posts and multimedia projects to be published across social media platforms through Canva and HootSuite, planning and assisting in fundraising as well as awareness campaigns to maintain audience engagement and support.

Strategic Planner, Porter Novelli and Destination Florida Children’s Charity

January 2017-May 2017

International capstone experience in which research and audience analysis was conducted in order to identify rebranding opportunities, and increase awareness for the charity. Worked alongside international public relations agency Porter Novelli gaining further knowledge on the functions of strategic communications.

Media Relations Intern, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

May 2015-August 2015

Created company related news items, collaborated with stakeholders and multiple Authority departments to create a multimedia project related to Project Journey, conducted presentations to the chief officer of revenue and staff, assisted employees with marketing projects related to the re-branding of the Authority.

Marketing Assistant, Victory Awards & Promotions

April 2013-September 2014

Organized various social media pages through creating content calendars and posts, developed Hootsuite account to best manage content, maintained customer relations, constructed writings to be sent to the press, responded to supervisors wants in marketing goals.


Server and Bus Person, Cafe Bretton                                                        August 2017-Present

Prepares and cleans restaurant for service hours, takes orders and handles customers needs, calculates change, helps to setup and arrange marketing for events. 

Café Server and Cashier, Barnes & Noble                                              May 2016-March 2018

Prepared cafe beverages, maintained company standards in terms of sales and customer service, provided assistance in paperwork and intake of inventory.

Junior Counselor, AACPS Northbay Music Camp                                  July 2016, Past July 2014

Supervised students during daily activities, participated and assisted throughout rehearsals, worked with other adults to organize events.

Cashier and Dining Room Hostess, Chick-Fil-A                                    June 2013-January 2015

Placed orders and handled customers’ needs. Assisted in station preparations. Calculated change and any necessary stock food information. Followed employers directions to company’s expectations.









This is a collection of the variety of projects I have worked on, ranging from print advertisements, photos from travels, press releases, and research projects. Click the image to pass onto the next one.

       These projects were completed while I was in school and during my work experiences.



West virginia university

B.S. Journalism,

Major: Strategic Communications, Advertising

Minor: Business administration
Graduated May 2017




Email: eschaeffer19@verizon.net