Andrea Garcia

Student at Fordham University

Email:

Phone:

Website

agarcia111@fordham.edu

(973) 557-0719

www.andrearosegarcia.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

the Advance Group, New York, NY

Political Consulting Intern, January 2017 – June 2017

  • Manage client databases of official, lobbyist and non-profit contacts under supervision of Executive Director of Personnel Operations
  • Plan and execute campaign fundraising events under New York City and New York State campaign finance laws and regulations
  • Research campaign initiatives and connect clients with potential supporters and contributors on local, state and national levels

the Fordham Ram, Bronx, NY

Operations Director, December 2016 – present

  • Serve as staff liaison between editorial, business, design, copy  & digital teams of nationally-ranked university journal of record
  • Orchestrate 72-hour production schedule and plan circulation of 2,000 weekly print newspapers and 3,000 daily online views   
  • Lead redesign of viewer-friendly website and set new staff record for yearly advertising revenue and marketing event profits

Photo Editor, January 2016 – December 2016

  • Lead photo production for weekly print issues and acquire photographs for breaking news stories
  • Manage staff of photographers and delegate story assignments to enhance written news, opinion, culture and sports editorial content
  • Edit photos with Adobe programs for maximum print and layout quality and develop editorial schedule for Instagram posts

Fordham University Football, Bronx, NY

Operations Assistant, March 2016 – present

  • Assist coaches during regular daily practices and weekend game days under supervision of Director of Football Operations
  • Coordinate filming of practices and games to be uploaded, organized and reviewed by coaches on Mercury Hudl database
  • Manage field operations to improve speed and efficiency during fast-paced indoor and outdoor practices

Unity Creative Group, Hoboken, NJ

Contributing Staff, Sept 2016 – Present & Intern,  June 2016- Sept 2016

  • Create editorial, photo and design content for local lifestyle magazine, the Digest, and luxury lifestyle magazine, VUE
  • Update website with online blogs and interact with audiences on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to improve social media presence
  • Plan and execute private events to launch new print issues, promote magazine brands and develop local business relationships

Andrea Rose Photos, New York, NY

Freelance Photographer, June 2015 – Present

  • Provide services for print and online publications, individuals, engagements, weddings, events, musicians, sororities, teams, etc.    
  • Market personal brand with online portfolio website and active Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn business accounts
  • Account for business transactions and control invoicing clients

Fund for the Public Interest, Ridgewood, NJ

Lobbyist and Canvasser, June 2014 – Aug 2014

  • Raised campaign funds in local areas via door-to-door canvassing and media calls, beating office summer goal of $100,000
  • Secured members’ private information and gathered support on petitions, exceeding office summer goal of 40,000 petition signatures
  • Represent organization in meetings with federal Congressmen and House Representatives  in Newark, Trenton and Washington, D.C.

EDUCATION

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY, Bronx, NY

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Journalism- Aug 2015 – May 2018

  • Student-athlete on NCAA-Division 1/ Atlantic 10-Conference Women’s Rowing team, highest varsity team GPA on campus
  • Member of Business of Sports Society and Pre-Law Society, Outreach Ambassador and University Tour Guide for Rose Hill Society
  • Selected to 30-sophomore West Wing Ignatian Scholar and 120-freshman Manresa Scholar Integrated Living Communities
  • Volunteer Notetaker for Office of Disabilities Services, Eucharistic Minister for University Church and Campus Ministry  

HONORS & AWARDS                                                                       VOLUNTEER WORK

    • Candidate, Fulbright U.S. Student Program, 2018-2019
    • Most Outstanding College Newspaper, American Scholastic Press, 2017
  • First Place with Special Merit, American Scholastic Press,  2016, 2017
  • Seventh Best U.S. College Newspaper, Princeton Review,  2015-2016
  • Assistant, West Side Little League, Apr 2017- Present
  • Server, Saint Xavier’s Soup Kitchen, Jan 2017- Present
  • Tutor, Mount Carmel Elementary School, Jan 2016-May 2016
  • Retreat Leader, Our Lady Queen of Peace, Sept 2012-May 2015

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Microsoft Office/Google  
  • WordPress/ Bluehost
  • Social Media/ Mailchimp
  • AP Style Proficient
  • HD Photography
  • Working-proficient Spanish
  • Elementary Tagalog/Filipino

 

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