Lauren Light

laurenmlight1@gmail.com

407-234-7511

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Work Experience

University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Recruitment Coordinator

Jun 2016 - Present

Consult with researchers to enhance the recruitment of study participants, develop initiative to encourage study participation, create web tools and resources for faculty and staff, design digital and print materials, manage and analyze social media and digital presence, evaluate recruitment materials and methods, present seminars on novel strategies, contribute to the science of recruitment and retention

University of Florida Department of Epidemiology

Study Navigator

Jun 2015 - Jun 2016

Navigated community members to research studies, managed a team of staff and volunteers, contributed to marketing materials, assisted with development of applications for automated navigation process

Lemonberry Frozen Yogurt

Social Media Manager

Aug 2017 - Present

Manage social media channels (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram), create social content and facilitate advertising campaigns

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio

Recruitment Manager

Aug 2013 - May 2015

Developed and implemented plans to recruit girl and adult members, organized and executed recruitment events, created promotional materials

Education

University of Florida

MA in Mass Communication

Anticipated Dec 2018

Concentration in Web Design and Online Communication

Relevant Coursework: Digital Imagery, Mass Communication Theory, Corporate & Brand Identity, User Experience Design, Digital Layout & Design, Web Design Principles, Advanced Web Topics, Web Interactivity

University of Florida

BS in Psychology & BA in Sociology

May 2012

Minor in Nonprofit Organizational Leadership

Relevant Coursework: Social Research Methods, Perceptual Drawing, Workshop of Fundamental Digital Technologies, Visual Literacy, Principles of Advertising

Leadership & Service

Make-A-Wish Foundation

Volunteer Wish Granter

Jan 2014 - Present

Meet with wish families and assist with planning wishes and parties for recipients

Alachua County Emerging Leaders

Member

Jul 2017 - Present

Chair, Social Committee

Jun 2016 - Jun 2017

Planned events and social functions for a young professional leadership organization

Camp Kesem

National Website Intern

Dec 2017 - Present

Assist with content creation & placement within WordPress template

UF Advisory Board Member

Aug 2015 - Aug 2017

Provided guidance and support to students in local chapter

UF Student Board Member & Co-Chair

Aug 2009 - Aug 2012

Managed a board of students to plan and run a summer camp

Skills & Strengths

Skills

  • html5/css3
  • adobe illustrator, photoshop, indesign
  • social media management & advertising
  • branding
  • graphic design
  • microsoft office
  • wordpress
  • lettering & drawing

Strengths

  • critical thinking
  • creativity
  • problem-solving