To pursue an entry-level position in communication, applying skills acquired through education and work experience

Bachelor of Arts in Communication at Lancaster Bible College, GPA: 3.9, Graduation: May 2016
Activities: Student Government, Student Athlete Advisory Committee, Resident Assistant

Marketing Assistant

Advancement Department – Lancaster Bible College, February 2015 to present
Developer of print and digital publications and advertisements, including quarterly newsletter, new website, event specific initiatives and donor relations development

Focus News, October 2014 to present
Creator of Lancaster Bible College’s first online news platform; overseer of staff writers, published content and site maintenance

Freelance Photographer
Lindsey Blest Photography, January 2015 to present
Photographer of weddings, engagements, portraits and events

Charge Magazine, January 2013 to May 2015
Overseer of Lancaster Bible College’s fine arts magazine for 4 volumes; leader of staff; curator of submissions; director of design

Manager & Communications Coordinator
Bennee’s Bistro & Hollee’s Cafe, August 2012 to May 2015
Creator of print and digital advertising content; overseer of social media platforms; manager of over 30 student staff members

Social Media Manager
IBEC Ventures, June to August 2014
Developer of social platforms: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo as well as website

Grant Writer
IBEC Ventures, June to August 2014
Grant writer and researcher for Discovery Eye Institute, a hospital in Ethiopia; recipient of €50,000 XOVA grant awarded through Novartis and Alcon

Lancaster Newspapers, May to August 2013
Internship as general news reporter with coverage of events, feature stories, fashion and business; over 50 stories published in print and online

Intentional Apparel, September 2014 to November 2015
Board Member of a charitable, non-profit clothing organization

Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, Lightroom; Microsoft Office Suite

Download a PDF version: Lindsey Blest Resume