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Celine Kerik

Communications Specialist

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ABOUT

I am a multifaceted communications specialist with expertise in public relations. Throughout my college career, I have worked with numerous influential companies focusing on social media marketing, content creation, and media event staging. I leverage strategic and critical thinking to deliver great success to fulfill client objectives while managing a variety of different projects.

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SKILLS & EXPERTISE

  • I help clients grow their online presence and reach their target audiences through engaging and effective content creation and social media campaigns. I have worked with a hospitality group, a bridal atelier, and several small businesses, delivering results such as a 20% increase in client engagement, a 10% increase in sales, and an 80% increase in social media followers.

  • I have a BA in English/Public Relations from Michigan State University, where I honed my skills in writing, editing, and communication. I also gained valuable experience in public relations, media relations, and event planning through internships at Newsmax Media and Kolt Communications. I am passionate about creating stories that connect with people and inspire them to take action. I am always eager to learn new trends and tools in the digital marketing field, and I am proficient in Tiktok, Facebook Ads, and other platforms.

  • I've worked with Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop, Canva, Adobe Lightroom, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, iMovie, Wix, Etsy

  • Languages: 

    • English — Native Proficiency

    • French — Professional Working Proficiency

    • Arabic — Limited Working Proficiency

WORK EXPERIENCE

October 2023-Present

Writer

The Knockturnal

Manhattan, New York

January 2023-October 2023

Freelance Digital Marketer

Self-Employed

New York Metropolitan Area

August 2022-January 2023

Bridal Consultant & Buyer/Social Media Manager

Angel Rivera Bridal Atelier

Ridgewood, New Jersey

September 2021-May 2022

Public Relations Associate

Kolt Communications

Okemos, Michigan

September 2021-May 2022

Public Relations Associate

Kolt Communications

Okemos, Michigan

September 2020-December 2020

Social Media Intern

Newsmax Media Inc.

Manhattan, New York

September 2019-November 2020

Copywriter

VIM Magazine

East Lansing, Michigan

EDUCATION

Michigan State University

Bachelor of Arts, Honors College

English with Public Relations Minor

GPA: 3.8

East Lansing, Michigan 

FUN FACTS

  • My Coffee Order: Caramel Iced Latte with Almond Milk

  • Favorite Cities: NYC on the East Coast and Scottsdale, AZ on the West 🌵

  • Favorite Cuisine: Mediterranean 🧿

  • High School Superlative: "Best Transformation." 

  • When I'm Not Working, I'm: Reading (everything from fiction novels to biographies)! Cooking, shopping, and boxing take up the rest of my time. 

  • Next Vacation: Ireland! ☘️

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