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Introduction

Hello, my name is Sarah Porter. I am a hardworking recent graduate from the University of San Diego with a Bachelors of Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing and a Minor in Communication Studies. I am a goal oriented, a fast learner and open to many types of working environments. I do my very best in my commitment to serving others. I always have. I have experience in leadership, media research, fundraising, event organization, as well as managerial skills. Please email me with any inquiries.

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Sarah Porter

Recent Graduate, University of San Diego

Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing

University of San Diego

May 2023

Dean's List, Highest Honors

Minor, Communication Studies

University of San Diego

May 2023

Intensive Communication Studies Summer Program, Paris, France

Summer 2023

EXPERIENCE

EXPERIENCE

2023-Present

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR

2022-2023

Chief Executive Officer / President

KAPPA ALPHA THETA FRATERNITY

  • Accountable for leadership and success of all events, actions, and programs of a chapter of 139 members

  • Communicated regularly with advisory board chairman (ABC), and college district director (CDD)

  • Planned and conducted weekly executive, cabinet, chapter, and advisory meetings in a parliamentary structure

  • Responsible for alumnae engagement pertaining to philanthropic fundraising campaigns and site curation

2021-2022

Chief of External Affairs

KAPPA ALPHA THETA FRATERNITY

  • Promoted the image of Kappa Alpha Theta and its members to all audiences

  • Executed all marketing, PR, crisis, & external affairs efforts including philanthropy, service, events, and

    collaboration with other organizations. 

    • Mr University: Raised nearly $18k in single event​

  • Creation of fraternity tiktok account amassing over 25k likes in short period of time

2020-2021

Scholastic Assistant

UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO

  • Served as mentor to freshman students to help them transition academically and socially

  • Guided students on schedule building and appropriate classes to take for intended major

  • Mentored students on academic, social, or personal issues

  • Highest ranked Scholastic Assistant in program - voted by students served

Summer 2019 - Present

Account Coordinator & Production Assistant

PORTERCO ADVERTISING AGENCY

  • Client, media, and social media research to assess strongest platforms to meet goals

  • Develop audience personas to guide tone and voice of content development

  • Social media editorial planning and execution according to audience and social platforms

  • Production scheduling, talent coordination, craft services, and administrative support to ensure video production shoots run smoothly and according to schedule

  • Demonstrated strong organizational and leadership skills in event marketing , PR efforts, logistics, budgeting, and timeline coordination for a women's empowerment event, "The SELFe Event," featuring Adrienne Bankert.

  • Project managed for St. Francis's Annual Day of Giving, Thankful Thursday, which raised nearly $100k to support financial aid for student tuition.

  • Production scheduling, talent coordination, craft services, and administrative support to ensure video production shoots run smoothly and according to schedule

Independent Contractor

EDUCATION

EDUCATION

2023

Bachelor of Business Administration Degree

BBA Business Marketing, Minor Communication Studies

UNIVERSITY OF SAN DIEGO

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION & MARKETING

The Business Marketing degree gives students a broad background in the major functional areas of business administration with marketing knowledge paramount to the industry. At USD's Knauss School of Business, students are taught how to develop marketing strategies, conduct market research, and how to craft campaigns to compel audiences to act. 

COMMUNICATION STUDIES

Communication Studies at USD prepares students with the ability to think critically, develop and present an argument, conduct and evaluate social scientific, interpretive and critical research,  communicate effectively in interpersonal, group, organizational and public contexts, and invent, arrange and deliver effective and ethical messages via oral, print and electronic modes.

2019

SAINT FRANCIS HIGH SCHOOL

Saint Francis is a 4 year, all women college preparatory high school located in East Sacramento, which fosters a community of faith, excellence, leadership, and service. Highlights include graduating with honors, Student Body Treasurer,  Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), Varsity Rower at Capital Crew, Social Media Manager of Acapella Club

SKILLS

SKILLS

Certifications: Microsoft, Mailchimp,  Raiser's Edge CRM, Canva, Hootsuite

Research: Audience Segmentation & Persona Development 

Hard Skills: Project Management, Event Planning, Public Speaking, Marketing, Design, Fundraising, Communications, Budgeting

Strategy & Execution: Events, Social Media, Fundraising Initiatives

Clifton Strengths: Strategic, Ideation, Command, Input, Self-Assurance

Soft Skills: Interpersonal Skills, Adaptive Learner, Leadership, Calm Under Pressure, Creativity, Collaboration, Strategic Thinker

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