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I'm Elaine Khoo

Communications Specialist

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Hello! I’m Elaine Khoo. I am marketing and public relations professional looking for roles in the public relations, event planning and marketing. I’m invested learning the trade and becoming a competitive, professional influencer. Through my passion for advocacy and communications, it is my hope that this will allow me to create a legacy through my contributions and growth. Within a company I will be a great leader and a great team member as an employee who is adaptable and capable.

Professional Skills

Event Planning
Social Media
Communication
Microsoft Office Suite
Adobe Photoshop
Marketing

Experience

2017 - Present

Marketing and Communications Specialist

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA – TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE

Multi-functional marketing and communications coordinator for the UFTI and the Transportation Technology Transfer (T2) Center. I create monthly newsletters and course listings; developing and collecting content. I act as the liason between the UFTI, University Relations and external media contacts. I film short videos, cultivate social media posts (Twitter, Youtube, Facebook), and take photographs at events. I serve as the webmaster for the UFTI's website as well as the STRIDE website. I am the marketing and communications lead for the UF Testbed initiative, I-STREET. I develop marketing materials such as flyers, brochures, and other graphic design deliverables. I also assisted in the recruitment of graduate students for the UFTI.

2016 - 2017

Marketing and Communications Assistant

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA – TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE

Facilitate communications and marketing efforts such as creating newsletters, collecting information from the centers under the UFTI, creating and maintaing websites, and updating social media. Filmed and edited multiple short videos. Designed a website, created flyers and brochures, as well as graphics for social media. Conducted baseline research, and created a marketing and communications plan for the UFTI. Served as a liaison between the UFTI and both internal and external publics.

2015 - 2016

Relay for Life Team Captain

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA – RELAY FOR LIFE

Organized a team of 20 members. Created team strategy and distributed jobs. Hosted two successful fundraisers. Raised over $1000 as a team for cancer research.

2015 - 2016

Marketing Intern

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA – CENTER FOR LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE

Created marketing strategy for UF Center for Leadership and Service’s print media and social media. Communicated with over 20 listservs and newsletters in colleges across UF campus. Wrote articles in AP style. Interviewed students.

2014 - 2014

Public Affairs Internship

CANCER TREATMENT CENTERS OF AMERICA

Drafted the daily internal newsletter. Interviewed clinicians. Created social media posts. Created and maintained the excel growth team dashboard. Attended weekly meetings.

Education

2012-2016

Bachelor of Science in Public Relations

University of Florida

2011-2012

Associate of Arts Degree

Northwest Florida State College

My Interests

  • Fashion
  • Hospitality
  • Entertainment
  • Corporate
  • Makeup

Portfolio

Kola Instagram

Personal

Kola Instagram

Personal

UF Testbed Press Release

Work

Profile Shot – Elly Krafcik

Photography

Profile Shot - Elly Krafcik

Photography

An example of a profile shot that I took.

Headshot Photography Example – Elly Krafcik

Photography

Headshot Photography Example - Elly Krafcik

Photography

An example of a headshot I took.

Photography Example – Kola

Photography

Photography Example - Kola

Photography

A shot of my dog Kola that I took when he was a puppy.

Graphic Example – I-STREET Banner

Work

Graphic Example - I-STREET Banner

Work

An example of a banner I created for the UFTI’s I-STREET initiative.

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