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Emily Lavin


(845) 519 -9943

emilyjlavin@gmail.com

Resume: CV

May 2021 - Present

Communications Director,

Office of New York State Senator Shelley Mayer

  • Pitch local and Albany press to increase awareness within district and build support for legislative initiatives.

  • Spearhead writing of press releases, statements, quotes, talking points and newsletters.  

  • Create and strategically post organic content to increase followers and reach across the social media platforms.

  • Plan events including press conferences, photo ops, information sessions and events to engage constituents.

January 2021 - May 2021

Media & Communications Manager,

Westchester County Parks Department

  • Increased Instagram followers by over 10.5 percent.

  • Shot and edited video packages for social media to entice guests to visit County parks.

  • Created a YouTube channel to archive the department’s backlog of video projects.

  • Wrote and distributed press releases to promote programing across 52 parks.

October 2018 - January 2021

Media & Communications Manager

Office of the Westchester County Executive George Latimer

  • Collaborated with Parks to create “The Ribbons of Remembrance” to honor the victims of the pandemic.

  • Wrote and produced PSA series about COVID-19 precautions for the return of in-person learning.

  • Led social media campaign to promote struggling small businesses during the 2020 holiday season.

  • Assisted in production of daily COVID-19 briefings through the Mid-Hudson region’s phase 4 reopening.

  • Explored new technology to increase visual quality of content across social media channels.

  • Participated in crisis communications drills at the Emergency Operations Center.

  • Wrote and distributed all proclamations, certificates, journal letters, and ads.

  • Onboarded new employees and outlined expectations related to communications.

September 2018 - October 2018

Researcher,

Paper Route Productions

  • Researched potential storylines, locations and guests for Kindred Spirits season 3.

  • Wrote Kindred Spirits season 3 episode pitches for Travel Channel.

September 2017 - December 2017

Club Sports Office Assistant

Binghamton University

  • Reviewed insurance and medical information to ensure students were eligible to participate in club sports.

  • Updated club teams with information about their finances on a weekly basis.

April 2017 - August 2017

Reporter,

WICZ

  • Researched, shot and wrote stories for the 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts.

  • Edited video packages using Adobe Premiere.

  • Wrote articles for digital.

  • Reported breaking news.

January 2017 - April 2017

News Intern

WICZ

  • Shadowed reporters in the field and at the news station.

  • Directed live shots for the 6 p.m. show.

  • Learned how to use equipment and software to produce newscasts.

October 2016 - March 2017

Game Operations Intern,

Binghamton Senators (AHL)

  • Enhanced fan experience by conducting in-stands games and promotions.

  • Guided special guests through opening ceremonies. 

  • Delegated game day responsibilities to game operations intern team.

  • Assisted with pre-game audio set up. 

June 2015 - August 2015

Analyst Aide

Con Edison

  • Ensured customer service dates were in alignment with company milestones.

  • Communicated with customers over the phone about the statuses of their energy cases.

  • Organized onsite storage facilities.

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